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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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Harper Inspire novel to tell C S Lewis love story

Harper Inspire has acquired a fictional re-telling of one of the most famous love stories set in the world of books – the love affair between the US writer and poet Joy Davidman and C S Lewis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK ebook sales drop for the first time

It seems that our love affair with ebooks could be turning sour. For the first time since digital book sales were recorded, the number of ebooks sold in the UK dropped in 2015. The drop could be partly explained by the fact that we seem to be reading less in recent years. While sales of printed... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'What Belongs to You' by Garth Greenwell

Fiction reviews editor Gabe Habash recommends 'What Belongs to You,' the brilliantly structured story of an American teacher in Bulgaria caught in a love affair with a young man. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Story of de Beauvoir love affair to Myriad

Myriad Editions has signed a “stunning” novelisation of the love affair between Simone de Beauvoir and American writer Nelson Algren. Fiction editor Holly Ainley bought UK and Commonwealth rights, including Canada, to Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago by Chicago-born author Douglas Cowie, from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales figures tell all about the UK's waning love for celebrity memoirs

Publishing industry data for 2014 spills the beans on decline in biography and cookbook sales, while children’s literature in print rises by 10%Publishers used to have a simple recipe for a bestseller: sign up a celebrity or a TV chef and get the book out for Christmas.Not any more. The latest... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Love Affair with Two Languages: Robert Alter

For Robert Alter, translating the Old Testament is not only a way of expressing his love of both Hebrew and English, but also of illuminating the Bible as the key work of Western literature. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and digital help grow the book market in 2014

Last year the book trade “rekindled its love affair with the physical book”, Pan Macmillan’s m.d Anthony Forbes Watson has told The Bookseller. “Previous years have all been about growing ebook sales, but in 2014, in a market where ebook sales were plateauing, suddenly it was all about forward... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The bestselling ebook of 2012: 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

If you bought a copy of "Fifty Shades of Grey" for your e-reader, you are not alone -- not by a long shot. If you bought a copy of "Fifty Shades of Grey" for your e-reader, you are not alone -- not by a long shot. E.L. James' sexy novel about innocent college student Anastasia Steele and her... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline buys memoir by Liverpool cult hero

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 10:57 Headline has bought a memoir by German footballer and Liverpool cult hero Dietmar "Didi" Hamann, with publishing director Jonathan Taylor making his first acquisition as head of Headline Publishing Group's non-fiction... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin acquires dystopian romance series

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 08:39 Puffin has acquired world rights, including film and TV, in a dystopian romance series Fever by debut author Dee Shulman. The publisher will be showcasing the trilogy at Bologna Children's Book Fair next week and has already... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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