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Clive Cussler obituary

Prolific author of fast-paced thrillers, including Raise the Titanic!, featuring the adventure hero Dirk PittThe prolific and popular novelist Clive Cussler, who has died aged 88, combined adventure and technology into fast-paced thrillers. Ubiquitous and easily recognisable on airport... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-27 16:45:35 UTC ]
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Lee Child wanted to kill Jack Reacher—but instead he’s giving him to his little brother.

According to The Guardian, Lee Child, whose popular Jack Reacher books (and by popular, I mean over 100 million books sold in 49 languages across 101 territories) are soon to become an Amazon series, is quitting his most famous character. “I love my readers and know they want many, many more... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-21 15:51:39 UTC ]
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Here are some of the most expensive books sold in 2019.

AbeBooks has published a list of the most expensive books they sold this year, with The Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, which sold for $40,000, at the top. Better luck next year, signed Harry Potter deluxe set ($38,560)! A first edition of The Maltese Falcon and Mark Twain’s complete writings... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-09 21:14:37 UTC ]
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Patricia Cornwell’s New Spacewalk: ‘Not Just About Putting a Flag on the Moon’

Patricia Cornwell’s ‘Quantum’ is the curtain-raiser for a series that takes the bestselling author into a new realm of exploration and storytelling. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘I’m Doing It To Put a Face on Space’ ou don’t expect an author with more than 100 million... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-21 05:30:10 UTC ]
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Summer reading: dive into the perfect book

As publishers vie to persuade us to pack their titles for the holidays, we chart the evolution of the ’beach read’Summer reads, beach reads, holiday reads … at this time of year, the publishing world works itself into a sweat trying to force its novels into our carry-on luggage, or over the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-14 07:00:23 UTC ]
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MacBook Pro recall: How to find out if your 15-inch Apple laptop is a fire hazard

Apple warns of fire safety risks in some 15-inch MacBooks sold from September 2015 to February 2017. If you bought a 15-inch MacBook Pro a few years ago, it could be a fire hazard. Apple has issued a recall for “a limited number” of laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-21 13:00:57 UTC ]
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Welsh language children's books sold for £1 to mark World Book Day

Two children’s books published in Welsh are being sold for just £1 to mark this year’s World Book Day. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Complete fiction: why 'the short story renaissance' is a myth

With soaring sales, viral hits like Cat Person and a cameo by Tom Hanks, the form seems to be staging a comeback. But did it ever go away?In 2017, almost 50% more short story collections were sold than in the previous year. It was the best year for short stories since 2010. Booksellers are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why top Kiwi author Felicity Price is giving up

Hardly anyone reads New Zealand adult fiction. Printed books comprise about two-thirds of all books sold in this country, but Kiwis are a pragmatic bunch and by far the most books we buy are cookbooks and sports biographies. Printed fiction is likely to be less than a half of adult fiction sold,... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit will usher in a dark chapter for new British authors, warns publisher

Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury warns UK’s exclusive English rights across EU will end, with firms fighting US companies in an open marketThe next generation of British authors could struggle to land a book deal after Brexit, according to the publisher who launched Harry Potter writer JK... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mostly Books sold to 'passionate' book lover

Mostly Books in Abingdon has been sold to new owner Sarah Dennis, who has held a “long ambition” to run her own book business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: One in Five Books Sold in China Is by an International Author

“For many, China is a black box,” said Ruediger Wischenbart, director of international affairs for BookExpo America, as part of his introduction to China By the Numbers, a panel discussion which sought to deliver straightforward data to those interested in the Chinese market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales falling for the first time, finds new report

Research by the Bookseller shows that sales for the ‘big five’ UK publishers dropped in 2015Ebook sales for the UK’s five biggest publishers fell in 2015, according to a new report in the Bookseller, collectively declining 2.4%, to 47.9m units. It is the first drop in numbers of books sold in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Coloring Book Phenomenon Takes Over Brazil

In Brazil this past April and May, 17.34% of all books sold were coloring books — a genre which has dominated the bestseller lists for months. The post The Coloring Book Phenomenon Takes Over Brazil appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Male writers continue to dominate literary criticism, Vida study finds

Women buy two-thirds of books sold but magazine reviews are centred on male authors and critics – though picture is beginning to changeThe continuing bias towards men in the British and American literary establishment has been confirmed by a study released on Tuesday.Vida, a US organisation... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peters reveals its top sellers

Perennially popular authors such as Allan Ahlberg and multi-authored series such as Rainbow Magic top the charts of children’s books sold to libraries, according to Peters Books & Furniture. The library supplier revealed exclusive sales data to The Bookseller, which showed that the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facts & Figures 2013: All Our Coverage

Our annual collection of sales numbers for books sold in the last calendar year provides a granular portrait of the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Wonderland artist's books sold

A collection of first edition books illustrated by the Edwardian artist Arthur Rackham has sold for more than £40,000 at auction. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A quarter of Hive sales digital, says Gardners

Nearly a quarter of all books sold on Hive since October have been digital, Gardners has revealed... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BCA plans for 30% growth in next year

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 08:23 Book Club Associates has announced plans for 30% growth over the next year after it was bought by the Webb Group in a deal which could potentially see its books sold through Next and Grattan retail catalogues. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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