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Tom Maschler, Bold British Publisher and Booker Prize Founder, Dies at 87

He fostered the careers of more than a dozen Nobel laureates, including Gabriel García Márquez, Nadine Gordimer and Doris Lessing. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-23 16:26:04 UTC ]
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Publisher Tom Maschler dies, aged 87

British publisher and writer Tom Maschler–who published authors including Joseph Heller and Gabriel García Márquez, and who masterminded the Booker Prize–has died aged 87.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 18:12:55 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School

Almost 30 years ago, another Cambridge was where Richard Charkin learned about 'the need to see things through others' eyes.' The post Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-21 13:12:48 UTC ]
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'You've bollixed up my book': letter reveals Hemingway's fury at being censored

The author threatened to ditch his British publisher, and likened him to a vicar, after his ‘Anglo-Saxon’ expressions were cleaned upThe hard-drinking, hot-tempered American writer Ernest Hemingway was furious when he discovered that the language for the English edition of his latest book had... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-29 07:05:47 UTC ]
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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-24 14:53:36 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out fact-checking operation in UK

Social network brings in independent charity in attempt to tackle misinformationFacebook’s fact-checking operation is launching in the UK, with the independent charity Full Fact selected to be the first British publisher to review and rate the accuracy of content on the social network.Posts,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Calder, British Publisher Who Fought Censorship, Dies at 91

John Calder, who published works by Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Eugène Ionesco and Marguerite Duras, among others. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Brit crime fiction is paying international dividends

After the Scandi noir boom, dark tales from British authors are making waves abroad. Publishers, agents and authors take up the caseWhen ex-paramedic Daniel Cole signed with agent Sue Armstrong, he was “delighted”. When Armstrong bagged him a six-figure, three-book deal from a British publisher... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Not enough sex' in Mick Jagger's unpublished memoir

A British publisher has revealed that Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones' stage-strutting lothario, wrote a candid memoir way back in the early 80s. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus Reveals Fifth Millennium Series Title

Quercus, the British publisher of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series, has announced a fifth book in the bestselling line, set for a 2017 release. Knopf will publish the book in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Blocking Readers Who Use Ad Blockers The Best Strategy?

There’s a growing trend in online publishing: Namely, media sites blocking users who choose to use ad-blocking software. In the past few days alone, a British publisher and the Forbes business news site have either implemented or are lookin ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poet's memoir to Melville House

Melville House UK has acquired the “genre-bending” memoir of American poet, critic and non-fiction author, Maggie Nelson. Managing director Zeljka Marosevic bought rights for the UK and Commonwealth, excluding Canada, from Katie Dublinski at Graywolf Press. This will be the first time Nelson’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halt sales of Jonasson bestseller, court tells UK publisher

High court backs Hachette against Hesperus Press, British publisher of Jonas Jonasson’s The 100-Year-Old Man, after claims of missing royalty paymentsThe high court has ordered the British publisher of Jonas Jonasson’s smash-hit novel The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Allison Pearson revisits bestselling heroine in middle age

I Don’t Know How She Does It author returns to heroine Kate Reddy, now contending with age discrimination at work and ‘chaos’ at homeHelen Fielding returned us unexpectedly to the world of Bridget Jones two years ago, the eternal singleton now 51, widowed, and dipping a tentative toe into the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sequel to Stieg Larsson’s Millennium novels: title and cover revealed

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, continuing the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo sequence, was written by David Lagercrantz and will be published worldwide this AugustFirst, there was The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Then, she Played With Fire and Kicked the Hornet’s Nest. Now, more than 10 years since... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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