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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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It is once again time to kill for future Texas governor Matthew McConaughey.

If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that Austin’s (Lincoln-drivin’, Wild Turkey-suppin’, Longhorns-boostin’, emergency-broadcastin’, naked bongo-playin’, UT professorin’) favorite son, Matthew David McConaughey, is actually a far busier man than his famously laid-back public persona... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-19 18:40:38 UTC ]
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Long live the book tour

The bestselling crime writer reflects on how Covid-19 may alter the landscape of promotional book tours­—and shares a tale or two of tours past... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 14:25:21 UTC ]
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The biggest book tour in history is taking place on . . . Roblox?

We’ve all had to adapt to the pandemic, and some have adapted more quickly than others—maybe none more so than Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, who is touring his new book Ready Player Two on the virtual platform Roblox. The Ready Player Two promotional event will start with a Q&A... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 18:01:53 UTC ]
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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 18:00:53 UTC ]
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Domestic Violence is a Public Health Issue

On June 7, 2019, I got off a plane to a frantic voice mail from my friend, Michelle. I was in the middle of the book tour for No Visible Bruises, with people spilling out their stories of domestic violence to me in book signing lines; I had come to both love and dread these […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-10 08:48:03 UTC ]
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Audible Charts: Michelle Obama reigns supreme

Michelle Obama's Becoming (Penguin) has returned to the Audible weekly chart number one, after the Netflix docuentary following her book tour dropped. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 01:46:08 UTC ]
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Netflix to release documentary centred on Michelle Obama's book tour

Following the publication of Michelle Obama's autobiography Becoming (Viking) in 2018, Netflix is releasing a documentary film of the same name, directed by Nadia Hallgren. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 03:41:08 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama 'Becoming' documentary is a surprise new Netflix release

A documentary chronicling former First Lady Michelle Obama's book tour for her bestselling memoir, "Becoming," is coming to Netflix next month. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-27 17:00:12 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: April 23, 2020

Rebecca Solnit: Life inside this strange new fairytale doesn’t have to be lonely. | Lit Hub “The most detrimental book in existence,” and more one-star Amazon reviews of… the dictionary. | Lit Hub “How could I know how precious that hug would feel weeks later.” Gabriel Bump on a book tour in the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 10:30:13 UTC ]
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Spanish Author Javier Castillo Meets 60,000 Fans Online During Coronavirus Lockdown

The Snow Girl by bestselling author Javier Castillo came out two days before Spain's coronavirus lockdown. So his publisher Suma took his 30-city book tour online—where thousands of fans were waiting. The post Spanish Author Javier Castillo Meets 60,000 Fans Online During Coronavirus Lockdown... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-09 14:00:21 UTC ]
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Need a new quarantine read? Don Winslow drops 'Broken,' stories for our fractured times

The bestselling crime novelist plans a virtual book tour for his new title, "Broken," as the coronavirus keeps him home in Southern California. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-07 15:00:38 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown: #CultureConnectsUs

For many, staying indoors is an unsettling experience. It’s been heartening to see the imaginative leaps being taken by many organisations and artists to help us through – sitting-room gigs, free theatre streams, virtual tours of museums and archives and galleries – but given the limitless... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-06 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Raynor Winn's follow-up to The Salt Path postponed

Michael Joseph has moved the publication date of Raynor Winn's The Wild Silence, from 30th April to 3rd September 2020. The author said she needed to be fit and healthy to care for her husband, and a book tour in May "would be unwise". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 05:23:08 UTC ]
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‘American Dirt’: Who gets to tell your story?

The publisher of Jeanine Cummins’ novel “American Dirt” canceled her book tour Wednesday, saying she has received death threats. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-01-30 19:02:00 UTC ]
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Publisher cancels ‘American Dirt’ book tour: ‘Serious mistakes’ and ‘concerns about safety’

The 13 events left to promote the highly anticipated -- and then, highly-condemned -- novel will instead be replaced by town hall-style discussions between the author, Jeanine Cummins, and critics of the book. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-30 12:25:04 UTC ]
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'American Dirt' publisher cancels entire book tour due to 'safety' concerns

'American Dirt' publisher Flatiron Books announced on Wednesday that it was canceling its book tour with Jeanine Cummins. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 20:47:11 UTC ]
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Atwood takes book tour to Australia and New Zealand

Margaret Atwood is taking her book tour to Australia and New Zealand next year in celebration of the global publication of The Testaments (Vintage). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 00:57:59 UTC ]
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Scottish schools tour for YA author Non Pratt

Young Adult author Non Pratt is to visit 10 Scottish schools this autumn in a book tour organised by Scottish Book Trust and supported by investment organisation Scottish Friendly. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 17:17:47 UTC ]
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Dav Pilkey credits his ADHD for his massive success. Now he wants kids to find their own ‘superpower’

The “Captain Underpants” author has launched a “Do Good” book tour for his latest “Dog Man” release. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-11 19:01:19 UTC ]
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