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S&S UK to Launch Summit Books U.K. with Ravi Mirchandani at the Helm

Mirchandani, who has been editor-in-chief of Picador in the U.K. since 2019, has been named publisher of the U.K. arm of the newly revived Simon & Schuster imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The indie publishing mavericks shaking up the UK books world

Last year, all of literature’s big prizes went to small publishers. In a risk‑averse climate, edgy debuts and ‘tricky-to-sell’ foreign titles have found a home at the likes of Fitzcarraldo Editions and Sort Of Books – and the gamble has paid offA quiet revolution is afoot in British publishing.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-16 08:00:02 UTC ]
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The Story Behind Jonathan Franzen’s New Backlist Book Cover Redesigns

Last year not only marked the twentieth publication anniversary of Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections, it also saw the release of his first novel in seven years, Crossroads. So it was only fitting that Picador would embark on a redesign of the author’s backlist. We spoke with Alex Merto, the art... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-17 08:54:52 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy’s controversial memoir reissued by independent publisher

Swift Press has acquired Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me after its author and original publisher Picador ‘parted company’ last month following widespread criticism of the bookAn independent publisher, Swift Press, has acquired Kate Clanchy’s Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-01 10:50:18 UTC ]
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Picador secures 'jaw-dropping' title on US gun violence by Shapira

Picador has secured Basic Pistol: Living and Dying By the Gun in America, a “jaw-dropping” study by Harel Shapira.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-25 13:34:13 UTC ]
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Picador swoops for third book from The Secret Barrister

Picador has swooped for the third book from The Secret Barrister, which charts their transformation from "hang ‘em and flog ‘em, austerity-supporting twenty-something to campaigning, bestselling, reforming author". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-16 11:48:50 UTC ]
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Picador stops distribution of Sebold's Lucky after man jailed for her rape exonerated

Picador has stopped distribution of Alice Sebold's memoir Lucky as the author apologised to the man who was exonerated of her rape last week, 40 years after his conviction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 20:34:54 UTC ]
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Goth-rock queen PJ Harvey is publishing a book-length narrative poem that took six years to write.

PJ Harvey is trying her hand at poetry again. In April 2022, Picador Poetry in the UK will publish the hardcover edition of Orlam, Harvey’s book-length narrative poem. A special collector’s edition featuring the musician’s original artwork will follow in October 2022. The long-form poem, which... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-12 18:12:55 UTC ]
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Picador wins four-way auction for Patterson debut collection

Picador has won a four-way auction for the “meditative and powerful” debut collection by poet James Conor Patterson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 01:12:14 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy book may be updated to remove racial stereotypes after criticism

Publisher Picador says it is looking at changing passages in prize-winning memoir, which Clanchy intially claimed were not in the book at allPicador, the publisher of Kate Clanchy’s award-winning Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me, is in discussions to update future editions of the book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-09 15:36:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kate clanchy #autistic students #prize-winning memoir #time working #state schools #picador


Picador to publish Mandel's 'perceptive and poignant' sixth novel

Picador has acquired Sea of Tranquility by Emily St John Mandel, a "novel of time travel and metaphysics that precisely captures the reality of our current moment." Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 00:13:35 UTC ]
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Burton to publish The Miniaturist sequel with Picador

Jessie Burton’s sequel to her bestseller The Miniaturist will be published as a super-lead title by Picador in July 2022. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 18:49:23 UTC ]
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Main’s Phoenix set to fly after lockdown launch with focus on fresh talent

After leaving Picador to launch her own list at Orion, Francesca Main says the emphasis at Phoenix will be on developing writers and hitting the litersary/commercial sweet spot Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 17:22:26 UTC ]
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Picador signs 'urgent and unsettling' Bervoets novel

Picador has signed “urgent and unsettling” Dutch novel We Had To Remove This Post by Hanna Bervoets. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 06:05:39 UTC ]
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Picador signs 'enormously moving' Stevens novel

Picador has signed Briefly, A Delicious Life, a “richly witty and enormously moving” new novel from Nell Stevens. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 16:04:42 UTC ]
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Picador pre-empts McTague's 'extraordinary' Brexit story

Picador has pre-empted an "extraordinary" account of how Britain left the EU after 40 years' membership, from Atlantic journalist Tom McTague. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-14 06:52:03 UTC ]
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Picador lands Mulvey's stories and debut novel

Picador has landed a story collection and debut novel from Niamh Mulvey, writer of publishing newsletter “In the Read” and a former Quercus commissioning editor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 22:15:18 UTC ]
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Picador triumphs in 11-way battle for Rabess debut

Picador has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Everything's Fine by debut US author Cecilia Rabess, amid a scramble for rights around the world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-03 01:54:40 UTC ]
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Picador nets Baxter's New Animal

Picador has netted New Animal, a “sharp and witty” debut novel by poet and sculptor Ella Baxter. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:43:00 UTC ]
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New Picador edition to mark 25th anniversary of Bridget Jones's Diary

Picador will release Bridget Jones's Diary (And Other Writing) in February 2021, a new edition of the novel with more than 100 pages of extra material from author Helen Fielding. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 05:25:26 UTC ]
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