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Oddest book title prize: Dirt Hole Variations beats War on Artisan Cheese

Guide by the late Charles L Dobbins, known as the father of modern trapping, sees off polemical defence of traditional dairiesThe Dirt Hole and Its Variations might be a serious guide to hunting and trapping foxes, coyotes, bobcats and raccoons, but the double entendre has helped it land the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-29 11:35:58 UTC ]
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'Leading the entertainment pack': UK print book sales rise again

Bestsellers including Michelle Obama’s Becoming cited as reasons for success, with industry voices praising sector for fourth consecutive year of growthFormer first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, which sold more than half a million copies in less than two months, has helped the UK book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Commuter Pig Keeper triumphs at oddest book title award

Fresh from a win at the Weald and Downland rare breed show, author Michaela Giles ‘beyond excited’ to have taken the annual Diagram prize as wellIn good news for readers who struggle to find space in their busy schedules to look after their pigs, The Commuter Pig Keeper has won the Bookseller... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors called David more likely to be on bestseller lists than BAME writers

The Bookseller magazine has published analysis finding a ‘shockingly low’ number of BAME authors in the UK top 500 titles of the yearA writer has more chance of making it into the bestseller charts if their name is David than if they are from an ethnic minority, according to new analysis from... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube stars the Sidemen are frontrunners in race for Christmas books No 1

Figures show that game-playing vloggers’ print debut sold more than 26,000 copies in its first three days on sale last weekA week after the starting gun was fired on the race to the top of the Christmas book charts, YouTube superstars the Sidemen have emerged in front of the likes of Jamie... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job In 5; Helen Clifford, Marketing Manager, The London Book Fair

This week in honour of The Bookseller magazine's London Book Fair special in print, and with it being a week before the fair itself, I thought it would be great to interview LBF's marketing manager Helen Clifford on what her job entails and her advice to those looking to get a job in books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-05 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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Paul Kingsnorth's crowdfunded novel wins book of the year award

The Wake wins honour from the Bookseller magazine, recognising both the book and its innovative publisher UnboundPaul Kingsnorth’s crowdfunded novel The Wake, which the author wrote in an invented form of Old English and originally envisaged self-publishing, has won the inaugural book of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oddest book prize goes to How to Poo on a Date

The Diagram prize, honouring the year's strangest title, awarded to self-help guide to toilet etiquetteIn pictures: Thirty odd years of the Diagram prizePowered by the British public's unstoppable enthusiasm for toilet humour, the enticingly-titled How to Poo on a Date has carried off this... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six books compete for the prize of Oddest Book Title of the Year

The Bookseller magazine will be giving out the award for the thirty-fifth year in a row, with competitors including 'Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop' and 'How To Sharpen Pencils.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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