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Print Book Sales Improved Last Week, But Still Fell 4%

Unit sales for print books had their best weekly performance since mid-June, in part thanks to Stephen King, but still fell 4% from a year ago. Once again, sales were down in all categories. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King Has 1 Simple Demand For Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Greene

The bestselling author urged all Republican lawmakers to stop the distractions and focus on this key issue. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2023-05-04 08:27:12 UTC ]
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An Open Letter to Stephen King: Book Censorship News, January 27, 2023

No, kids CAN'T get the books being banned at libraries and bookstores, Mr. King. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-01-27 11:40:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover is well on the way to selling more books in 2022 than Stephen King, James Patterson, and John Grisham. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ v PRH: Jonathan Karp and Stephen King Take the Stand

Day two of the DOJ's trial to block PRH from acquiring S&S featured a little star power: bestselling author Stephen King. In terms of the case before the court, however, the highlight of the day was the testimony of S&S CEO Jonathan Karp. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Fantastical claims’ and Stephen King: Penguin Random House and DOJ face off for antitrust battle

In one of the biggest antitrust showdowns of President Biden’s tenure, the Justice Department is pulling out the big guns to stop a mega-publishing merger. The Justice Department’s ambitious bid to stop Penguin Random House from buying rival publisher Simon & Schuster has started taking on... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-07-25 16:10:21 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Andrew Solomon, and a bunch of agents are set to testify in the PRH antitrust trial.

The federal government’s civil suit to block the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House is chugging along, with the trial set to begin on August 1. Exhibits to the joint pretrial motion, filed July 15, included lists of witnesses for both sides. Witnesses for both sides... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-20 16:13:34 UTC ]
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Unseen works by ‘queen of gothic fiction’ Shirley Jackson published

Two previously unseen short stories by Jackson, rated by Stephen King as one of the great horror fiction writers, are to appear in US magazine the StrandTwo previously unpublished short stories by Shirley Jackson, the queen of gothic fiction, have been released.Charlie Roberts and Only Stand and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 14:05:30 UTC ]
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Stephen King's ‘Scariest Work Yet’ Might Be This Ridiculous Microwave Recipe

The internet is in “misery” after the horror legend shared the recipe on Twitter. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-04-22 03:28:54 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Janelle Monáe and more: Let’s talk about speculative fiction to read this year

2022 is turning out to be a great year if you love science fiction, fantasy and horror books Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-15 11:00:26 UTC ]
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Hodder signs King's 'magnificent' Fairy Tale for September release

Stephen King has written  “a magnificent and terrifying tale” about a teenage boy with keys to a parallel world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-25 09:54:00 UTC ]
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Trevlyn D’Cruz obituary

My father, Trevlyn D’Cruz, who has died aged 83, was an accountant who became managing director of the publishing company New English Library (NEL) in 1974. His years there read like a primer of 70s culture: he distributed Bob Guccione’s Playboy magazine rival, Penthouse, was involved in the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-24 16:49:25 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about the best sword and sorcery books

Our favorites include works by Tanith Lee, Karl Edward Wagner, Stephen King and Charles R. Saunders Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Beach-read refill: 12 titles to get you to the end of summer (and beyond)

Read new books by Stephen King, Helen Hoang, Lelila Slimani, Andrea Bartz and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: King and Jane's Patisserie rise to the top

Jane Dunn's Jane's Patisserie (Ebury) and Stephen King's Billy Summers (Hodder & Stoughton) have topped Amazon's Most-Sold: Non-Fiction and Most-Sold: Fiction rankings respectively. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 22:55:21 UTC ]
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11 New Books Coming in August

Buzzy new novels from Alexandra Kleeman, Leila Slimani and Stephen King, Billie Jean King’s memoir and plenty more. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-28 17:14:59 UTC ]
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Laura Lippman’s suspense novel ‘Dream Girl’ takes its cue from Stephen King

In Lippman’s 25th novel, a bedridden novelist is haunted by a woman who claims to be one of his characters. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors fear the worst if Penguin owner takes over Simon & Schuster

Analysis: if Bertelsmann, owner of Penguin Random House, buys US publisher, writers expect smaller deals and less choice for readersUK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeoverJokes circulated online when, in 2013, Penguin and Random House merged: would the new... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 23:24:23 UTC ]
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UK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeover

CMA says it is considering whether Penguin Random House’s $2bn deal would lessen competitionAuthors fear the worst if Bertelsmann takes over Simon & SchusterThe UK competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Penguin Random House’s $2bn (£1.45bn) takeover of Simon & Schuster,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 09:00:30 UTC ]
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New novel Billy Summers from Stephen King for summer 2021

Stephen King is publishing a new thriller with Hodder in August 2021, Billy Summers. The book–about a unique hitman, "a good guy in a bad job”–has been billed as “part war story, part love letter to small town America and the people who live there”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 23:25:01 UTC ]
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