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BookExpo 2019: Philippa Gregory Introduces a Bewitching Series

After years of writing bestselling novels based on historical figures, Philippa Gregory ('Tidelands', Atria, Aug.) turns her attention to a completely fictional one, Alinor, in the first book in the Fairmile series, set in the mid-1600s, about one family’s complex trajectory to success. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of November 12, 2018

This week's hot international books include an Australian backlist novel that has gained new sales after a film adaptation, and a Finnish title about a woman seeking inspiration from historical figures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's taps into biography trend with Extraordinary Lives series

Penguin Random House Children’s is tapping into the trend for non-fiction books about historical figures with a new Extraordinary Lives series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Candice Millard: A Swashbuckling Churchill

Candice Millard says that she doesn’t write “full biographies” of historical figures; rather, she delves into “moments of time that are powerful and illuminating” about that person. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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