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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years

Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book worldIt could be almost the setup for a joke, but a former president, a Booker winner and an erotic fiction superstar have walked on to the British... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-14 06:01:23 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: James leads new quartet at summit

EL James’ print sales may be eye-popping but the digital market is truly where she’s queen of all she surveys, as The Mister soars effortlessly into the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one spot. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 100 bestselling books of the year: from Eleanor Oliphant to Michelle Obama

While Gail Honeyman is completely fine, where have all the female writers gone? John Dugdale takes a look at 2018’s biggest books and the year’s trendsRead Alex Clark’s look at 2018: the year the books world opened upThere are two contrasting strategies for achieving a mega-seller, as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Darker ties up number one

EL James’ Darker tied up the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one straight out of the gate, displacing Penguin Random House stablemate Lee Child’s The Midnight Line in its first week on sale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Show me the money!': the self-published authors being snapped up by Hollywood

After the success of self-published authors like Andy Weir and EL James, Hollywood is scooping up the rights to books as fast as it can. But why – and is it always good for the author?After watching Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, self-published author Mark Dawson was inspired to create his own... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James, Hawkins and Ness join 'most powerful' authors list

EL James, Paula Hawkins and Patrick Ness have joined for the first time the Hollywood Reporter's 25-strong list of "most powerful" authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling books 2015: Fifty Shades still on top

Books by women make up seven of the top 10 most bought this year, while colouring-in is more popular than TV tie-insAfter a 2014 that saw books for kids – led by John Green and David Walliams novels – ruling the annual sales chart, 2015 was the year of the women. Female authors, including Harper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: 'Grey' Falls to #12

EL James' consistently bestselling "Grey" fell a staggering eight spots to #12 on iBooks bestseller list for the week ended Aug. 31. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EL James tops five-year Amazon Kindle chart

Amazon has released a list of its best-selling Kindle books over the last five years in the UK, with Fifty Shades writer EL James topping the ebook chart. Amazon has released the data to mark five years today (5th August) since it opened the Kindle Store in the UK. EL James’ original Fifty... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle turns five: independent women thrive in ebook bestseller charts

EL James and Rachel Abbott take the ebook top spots as self-published success spreads on Amazon’s e-reader Related: Rachel Abbott: 'Self-publishing means the success of my books is entirely down to me' Five years ago, Rachel Abbott was retired. Today, she has been named the most popular... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EL James heads to Texas for rare signing event as fourth novel, Grey, is released

Sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, told from Christian’s perspective, is Amazon.co.uk’s most pre-ordered book of the year Related: EL James to publish Fifty Shades sequel telling story from hero's point of view An independent bookshop in Texas that opened its doors for the first time earlier this... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Fifty Shades of Grey novel puts Christian Grey centre stage

Grey, the fourth book in EL James’s erotic series, is released on the birthday of her fictional male anti-heroFifty Shades of Grey author EL James is ringing in the birthday of her fictional anti-hero, Christian Grey, by releasing the fourth book in her series of erotic novels in the dark hours... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Police investigate Fifty Shades 'theft'

Police are investigating the alleged theft of a copy of Grey (Arrow), the new novel in the Fifty Shades of Grey series by EL James. The copy of the novel, due to be released next week, was reportedly discovered to be missing yesterday (2nd June).  Penguin Random House said it could not comment... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling books 2014: the kids are all right

Books for children and young adults are top of the league, bagging seven of this year’s top 10, but non-fiction has endured another annus horribilisSee the chart in fullAt long last, kids ruled in 2014. Books aimed at them have often figured in the top 10 of the all-year sales chart for printed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singer cast in Fifty Shades of Grey

Rita Ora confirms that she will play the role of Mia in the film adaptation of EL James' book series. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing cheer for interesting reads

Which writers (apart from EL James and Suzanne Collins) are dominating the best-selling book lists? Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonus for Fifty Shades US publisher

Random House publishers are to reward employees with a $5,000 (£3,103) bonus partly owing to the success of EL James's erotic trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty Shades vies for book prize

EL James' best-selling Fifty Shades of Grey will compete with novels by Kate Mosse, JoJo Moyes and Bernard Cornwell at this year's National Book of the Year Awards. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EL James hits one million mark on Kindle in UK

EL James has been revealed as Amazon.co.uk’s bestselling ebook author ever, with her debut... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade predicts a Grey summer

Retailers and publishers are predicting a grey summer, with Cornerstone’s E L James... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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