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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders is bookmaker's favorite to win the Man Booker Prize

The winner of the Man Booker Prize, one of the world's most prestigious literary awards, will be announced Tuesday afternoon, and American author George Saunders is the odds-on favorite to take it home. The Guardian reports that Saunders’ “Lincoln in the Bardo,” a novel about Abraham Lincoln... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christians Pressure New Zealand to Ban Award-Winning YA Novel

The Guardian reports that the New Zealand government has banned Ted Dawe's award-winning YA novel "Into the River" after protests from a Christian group. The post Christians Pressure New Zealand to Ban Award-Winning YA Novel appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brand funds Hackney café with book profits

Russell Brand has used profits from his book Revolution (Century) to help fund a café in Hackney staffed by recovering drug addicts. The Trew Era café is a social enterprise located in a housing estate that faced eviction last year by a US company. The Guardian reports that Brand backed the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should UK Children’s Books Be Non Gender-Specific?

The Guardian reports that “a UK campaign to stop children’s books being labeled as ‘for boys’ or ‘for girls’ is gaining support in the publishing community. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cairo Book Fair cancelled amid demonstrations in Egypt

Written By: Bookseller Staff The 43rd Cairo Book Fair, due to have been held this week, has been cancelled. The Guardian reports that "many foreign exhibitors" have been left stranded after failing to secure flights home, while others have had to abandon stands and books after the fair was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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