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Hayley Atwell to voice Jessie Burton audiobook

Actor Hayley Atwell will narrate the audiobook for The Confession by Jessie Burton, as Picador reveals plans for the launch campaign.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 03:35:34 UTC ]
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Burton to reimagine Medusa myth in 'empowering' YA

Jessie Burton will retell the Medusa myth in an "empowering" YA title for Bloomsbury exploring themes of "toxic masculinity and the meaning of consent". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burton's first children's book to be Grimm fairytale retelling

Jessie Burton’s first children’s book with Bloomsbury’s Children’s Books will be a feminist reimagining of the Grimms’ fairytale “The Twelve Dancing Princesses”, entitled The Restless Girls. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two more Jessie Burton novels to Picador

Picador has acquired the next two novels by Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist and The Muse. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romola Garai to star in BBC adaptation of 'The Miniaturist'

Romola Garai is starring in the BBC adaptation of Jessie Burton’s “genre-bending” debut The Miniaturist. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jessie Burton turns her hand to children’s books

Jessie Burton is to pen her first children’s book following success with adults titles The Miniaturist and The Muse. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Jessie Burton novel called The Muse

Picador is to publish a new novel by Jessie Burton called The Muse in July 2016.   Set in 1930s Spain and 1960s London, The Muse is the story of a young Caribbean immigrant, a bohemian artist and the mysterious painting that connects them across the decades. Francesca Main at Picador acquired... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New summer paperback for The Miniaturist

Picador is to produce a new summer paperback edition of Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist for publication on 16th July. The first paperback version was published in January. The July edition will be the second special edition for the book, following the Waterstones hardback last year, and will... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Deyes keeps place at top of charts

Alfie Deyes maintained his position at the official UK Top 50 chart for a second week with The Pointless Book 2 (Blink). This makes the quirky interactive journal only the third title this year behind Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist (Picador) and the World Book Day chart topper The Dinosaur That... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burton and Healey on Desmond Elliott longlist

Jessie Burton’s [pictured] novel The Miniaturist (Picador) and Emma Healey’s Elizabeth is Missing (Viking) are among 10 novels longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2015. The award celebrates the best debut fiction of the year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Miniaturist up for £10K book prize

The Miniaturist, Jessie Burton's award-winning, best-selling first novel, is one of 10 titles in contention for a £10,000 prize for debut novelists. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize longlist released for first time

Martin Amis, Sarah Waters and Jessie Burton have made the 15-strong longlist for the 2015 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. The longlist has been released for the first time following a 40% increase in entries this year.  Amis is longlisted for his dark love story set in a Nazi... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burton scores number one hat trick

Jessie Burton has notched up a third number one position on the official UK Top 50. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editors predict the trends of 2015

Editors are predicting a continuing surge of debut fiction in 2015, following the success of authors like Jessie Burton and Elizabeth Healey, saying they are on the lookout for original voices and novels in translation, as well as strong homegrown talent. The trend for unreliable female... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burton lands top spot for second week

Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist (Picador) tops the UK book chart for a second week.  With 25,268 copies sold in the seven days leading to the 10th January, Burton achieved the highest one week sales figure of her career to date and was up in volume terms by 16% week to week. The novel has now... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Christmas discounts from the trade

Bestselling titles including the Christmas number one Guinness World Records 2015 (GWR), as well as Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist (Picador) and Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm (Little, Brown) are being sold at a discount of up to 85% by retailers online, while The Book People is offering some... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Miniaturist is Specsavers Book of the Year

Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist (Pan Macmillan) has been crowned the Specsavers Book of the Year for 2014 after a public vote. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Miniaturist voted book of the year

Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The publisher’s year: hits and misses of 2014

Which books took off and which failed to sell? Publishers choose their books of the year, and the ones that slipped through the netThe book that made my year: The commercial publication of Picador’s year was The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton, which has just been crowned Waterstones book of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Miniaturist named Waterstones Book of the Year

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton has been named as the Waterstones Book of the Year. Burton's debut novel, published by Picador, beat a shortlist that also included Man Booker Prize winner The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Samuel Johnson Prize winner H is for Hawk. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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