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Cape bags two on Encore Award shortlist

Two books from Jonathan Cape are on the shortlist for the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for the best second novel of the year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 07:54:38 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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Cape pre-empts 'ground-breaking' Crisis by Roos

Jonathan Cape has pre-empted a “ground-breaking” study of global crises by political economist Jerome Roos, one of the most talked about titles ahead of the London Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 02:08:45 UTC ]
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Cape to publish Martin Amis autobiographical novel

Jonathan Cape will publish an autobiographical novel by Martin Amis later this year, with the book described as his "most intimate and epic work to date".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 00:11:42 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts Stonebridge's 'bold' take on Hannah Arendt

Jonathan Cape has pre-empted Lyndsey Stonebridge's "bold reexamination of the life and ideas" of German-American philosopher Hannah Arendt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 05:39:34 UTC ]
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New Anne Enright novel on fame and sexual power set for 2020

Man Booker-winning author Anne Enright’s next novel, Actress, about sexual power and celebrity, will be published by Jonathan Cape in February 2020. Jonathan Cape publisher Robin Robertson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada from Peter Straus of Rogers, Coleridge & White... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-27 08:38:57 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts Megan Nolan's 'exhilarating' debut about toxic relationships

Irish writer Megan Nolan's debut novel has just sold to Jonathan Cape in a pre-empt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 16:21:35 UTC ]
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Jonathan Cape's Dan Franklin to retire

Dan Franklin, associate publisher at Jonathan Cape, is due to retire after 26 years at the Vintage imprint. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 09:22:10 UTC ]
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Jonathan Cape signs debut short story collection from Leviston

Jonathan Cape has scooped UK and Commonwealth rights to Frances Leviston’s story collection The Voice in My Ear. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 21:28:41 UTC ]
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Ben Rawlence latest goes to Cape

Jonathan Cape will publish a book by author Ben Rawlence about what trees can "tell us about the future of our planet”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 08:10:32 UTC ]
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Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics?

Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished writing my novel Putney, about a 13-year-old... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-10 10:03:01 UTC ]
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Johnson signs new two-book deal with Jonathan Cape

Ana Fletcher, senior editor at Jonathan Cape, has bought two books from Man Booker-shortlisted author Daisy Johnson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 09:17:38 UTC ]
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Cape snaps up Henry Mance's animal rights debut in six-way auction

Jonathan Cape will publish "a far-reaching and wonderfully entertaining investigation" into animal rights by award-winning Financial Times journalist Henry Mance following a six-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 00:53:19 UTC ]
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Cape to publish Don Quixote-inspired novel from Rushdie

Jonathan Cape will publish Salman Rushdie’s new Don Quixote-inspired novel, Quichotte, in August. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franklin: 'I wouldn't publish Lolita today'

Jonathan Cape's Dan Franklin has said he wouldn't be able to publish Vladimir Nabokov's controversial classic Lolita - about a man's obsession with a 12-year-old girl - were he to be offered it today, because of the #MeToo phenomenon and changing attitudes among a younger generation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape wins 'heated' five-way auction for biologist Raihani’s debut

Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a five-way auction for award-winning evolutionary biologist Nichola Raihani’s debut Together: How Cooperation Shaped Humankind. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape unveils Briggs' long-awaited collection Time for Lights Out

Jonathan Cape will publish Raymond Briggs' long-awaited Time for Lights Out in November, 13 years after the illustrator and author started work on the book about age and death. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raymond Briggs's final book, which faces death 'head-on', due this year

Collection of short pieces, which has been in the works for more than a decade, takes stock of The Snowman author’s lifeRaymond Briggs is one of the UK’s most beloved children’s authors, the creator of characters from The Snowman to Fungus the Bogeyman. But in his forthcoming book Time for... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-Blackwell's bookseller scoops its Book of the Year

Former Blackwell’s bookseller Daisy Johnson has won the retailer’s Book of the Year for her "outstanding" Man Booker-shortlisted novel Everything Under (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Neurosurgeon Henry Marsh moves to Jonathan Cape for latest title

Jonathan Cape has acquired a third book from writer and neurosurgeon Henry Marsh, author of the hugely successful Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery (2014) and its follow-up Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery (2017), both published with Weidenfeld & Nicholson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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