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Dead Ink and Bloomsbury showcase Northern literary talent in new anthology

Dead Ink Books and Bloomsbury are publishing Test Signal, a "ground-breaking" anthology of the best contemporary Northern writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 18:01:19 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to publish Dalai Lama's climate appeal

Bloomsbury Sigma has acquired a book by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on climate change to publish this November.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 10:59:41 UTC ]
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JK Rowling book sales unaffected by transgender views row

Bloomsbury says books were a lockdown hit, with children’s division revenue up 27%The backlash against JK Rowling’s views on transgender law reform has failed to dent the popularity of the Harry Potter author’s books, with publisher Bloomsbury saying they have proved a lockdown hit, pushing... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 12:29:43 UTC ]
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Led By U.S., Bloomsbury Has Surprising Start to Fiscal 2021

Bloomsbury said sales in the first four months of fiscal 2021, which began March 1, rose 18% over the same period a year ago. Revenue in the U.S. increased 38%, and sales of both digital and print books were up overall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Munroe Bergdorf receives landmark book deal for trans manifesto

Model and activist signs six-figure contract to publish Transitional, ‘a manifesto for how I see society changing for the better, bringing us all closer’The first book by Munroe Bergdorf, a manifesto on gender by the black transgender activist and model, has been bought for a six-figure sum... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-17 05:01:06 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs Bergdorf for six figures after 11-way auction

Bloomsbury has won an 11-way auction to publish the first book by model, activist and writer Munroe Bergdorf.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 03:05:04 UTC ]
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Baggaley acquires Nagamatsu debut for Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury editor-in-chief Paul Baggaley has acquired an "extraordinarily prescient" debut novel by Sequoia Nagamatsu, How High We Go in the Dark. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 10:17:28 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the apprentice artworker

I have always had an interesting relationship with books as a result of my dyslexia. As a child I hated reading and it was not until I was fifteen that I started to enjoy it. I decided I wanted to work in publishing, which felt like a pipe dream for several years. So, when I got my job at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 06:28:10 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs Sethi as 'powerful new voice in nature writing'

Bloomsbury Wildlife is publishing a trilogy of books by journalist Anita Sethi exploring themes of identity, place and belonging, starting with I Belong Here: A Journey Along the Backbone of Britain. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-12 07:24:30 UTC ]
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Gaiman and Riddell cook up Pirate Stew for Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is to publish Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell's latest picture book, Pirate Stew.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 15:36:12 UTC ]
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Baggaley promotes Kirschbaum and Hennessey

Bloomsbury has announced a number of promotions within its adult trade senior management team, under the direction of new editor-in-chief Paul Baggaley. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 23:12:28 UTC ]
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I Never Really Knew I Was Writing a Trilogy Until It Was Finished

PHILOSOPHER GARY COX’S How to Be Good: or How to Be Moral and Virtuous in a Wicked World was recently released by Bloomsbury Academic. In the book, Cox explores the concept of goodness, how it is achievable, and how to decide what the right thing to do is. Moral philosophy is notoriously complex... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-06-06 12:30:45 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury has transformed 'surprisingly well' despite severity of pandemic hit, says Newton

Bloomsbury chief executive Nigel Newton has said the beginning of the pandemic had a severely negative impact on Bloomsbury's sales, but that overall the company had "transformed surprisingly well". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 01:56:06 UTC ]
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Daunt and Newton to speak at IPG Virtual Spring Conference

Waterstones c.e.o. James Daunt and Bloomsbury founder Nigel Newton are among the list of speakers for the IPG's first ever Virtual Spring Conference, which is now fully booked. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 09:42:14 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Hoping Digital Gains Will Soften Covid-19 Impacts

Bloomsbury Publishing reported a 10% profit increase in the fiscal year ended February 29, 2020, over fiscal 2019. The publisher said its business in the current fiscal year has suffered "significant disruption" because of the coronavirus pandemic, but said it is "well placed to benefit from... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong growth for Bloomsbury's adult division, as coronavirus buffets sales

April 2020 year‐to‐date revenue at Bloomsbury Publishing has fallen just 3%, the company has reported as part of its full-year results announcement, with print revenues at 87% of last year’s sales and academic digital revenues up by over 52% year on year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 21:51:31 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury promotes Knight and recruits Wilks to sales teams

Bloomsbury Publishing has promoted Sarah Knight to UK adult sales director and recruited Sally Wilks from HarperCollins Children's Books to be its UK children’s sales director. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 15:45:01 UTC ]
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Blackburn to lead HCG's picture books and trade non-fiction publishing

Emma Blackburn is leaving Bloomsbury Children's Books after eight years to join Hachette Children’s Group in the role of picture book and non-fiction publisher.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 10:24:27 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires Lev Grossman's debut children's book

Bloomsbury Children's Books has acquired fantasy author Lev Grossman's first children's book,The Silver Arrow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 07:26:16 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury raises £8.4m through equity placing

Bloomsbury has raised gross proceeds of £8.4m, thanks to the completion of a share placement worth 5% of its existing share capital. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 13:18:40 UTC ]
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