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Resisting censorship

Last month, 58 writers, journalists and artists signed a letter in the Sunday Times in support of JK Rowling, condemning the ‘onslaught of abuse’ she has received regarding her views on sex, gender and trans rights. Signatories included Tom Stoppard, Ian McEwan and Lionel Shriver. Three days... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-04 20:35:25 UTC ]
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Sir Harold Evans obituary

Journalist who at the Sunday Times became the most admired newspaper editor of his generationSir Harold Evans, who has died aged 92, lived a life of two halves, almost two distinct lives. In his first life, he was the Manchester lad who grew up to be the most famous and most admired newspaper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 11:55:45 UTC ]
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Are women's book festivals part of the problem?

The moment they hit the press, the reviews for The Mirror And The Light were glowing. A “shoo-in for the Booker Prize” said the Guardian. “A masterpiece of historical fiction” according to the Independent. “Does it merit another Booker?” asks the Evening Standard, before concluding “yes it... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 10:51:38 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House defends Zhivago novel against plagiarism claim

Boris Pasternak’s great-niece Anna claims Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept copied her biography of Pasternak’s loverPublisher Penguin Random House has dismissed claims that Lara Prescott, a debut novelist who received a $2m (£1.6m) advance for her novel about the publication of Boris... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-01 15:39:25 UTC ]
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News Corp worldwide reports $1.4bn net loss, but paid subscriptions rise

Chief executive Robert Thomson highlights growth at UK mastheads Times and Sunday Times, and Australian digital subscriptions rise 12%Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has shrugged off its latest annual loss with an upbeat assessment of its digital news and real estate assets.The worldwide publishing... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cameron 'to attack Gove' in upcoming memoir

Former prime minister David Cameron will launch a withering attack on his former colleague Michael Gove in his upcoming memoir, according to the Sunday Times. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When 'hipster fascists' start appearing in the media, something has gone very wrong | Arwa Mahdawi

The Sunday Times profiled members of Generation Identity and made them look like members of a boyband. This dangerous trend of humanising extremists must stopFascism is all the rage these days. Hate is haute, white nationalism is the new black and neo-nazism never looked so good. So the Sunday... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Sunday Times journalist Shortall's debut to Corvus

The chief arts writer for the Sunday Times, Ireland, Eithne Shortall, is publishing a romantic comedy with Atlantic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze lands We Own the Sky for £1m in five-way auction

Trapeze has acquired "heartbreaking yet life-affirming" debut We Own the Sky by Luke Allnutt in a five-way auction. Sam Eades, senior commissioning editor at Trapeze, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to the debut, which was discovered on the slush pile by Juliet Mushens at UTA, for a figure... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sunday Times 'got it wrong' on White

The Sunday Times has moved Oli White's Generation Next (Hodder & Stoughton) to its Children's and Young Adult bestseller chart for this forthcoming Sunday's issue (19th June), after it topped the adult fiction list in last Sunday's edition (12th). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The Times of London is driving digital subscriptions

The Times of London and Sunday Times have a combined 400,000 print-digital subscribers and harbor ambitious plans to grow that figure both domestically and abroad. It has launched its first "entry level" app overseas, with a price tag of £3 ($4.30) a month, compared to the usual monthly £26... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The history of punk was always HIS story’: the women rewriting rock

Music memoirs by artists such as Chrissie Hynde and Viv Albertine have taken the publishing world by storm, satisfying a hunger for less-told rock tales and changing our idea of what it means to be an ‘older woman’In 2010, at a Welsh literary festival, an editor got chatting to a 55-year-old... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publisher attacks rival for deciding who to support in election

Torstar chief accuses Postmedia chief of failing his group’s newspaper readers by dictating federal election endorsements... for the losing partyIn Britain, where there are a dozen national newspaper titles, most of which are uninhibitedly partisan, it is not considered unduly surprising that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller and The Sunday Times to run weekly ebook charts

The Bookseller and The Sunday Times are to run weekly ebook bestseller charts, with data supplied by all of the main trade publishers to The Bookseller. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebekah Brooks' return confirmed as Tony Gallagher is named Sun editor

Chief executive cleared of phone hacking to head Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper operations as former Telegraph editor takes over tabloidNews Corp has confirmed Rebekah Brooks as chief executive of News UK, the publisher of the Times, Sunday Times and the Sun, a year after she was cleared of all... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson to write Shakespeare biography

Boris Johnson is to write a biography of William Shakespeare for Hodder & Stoughton for October 2016. The publisher has confirmed the deal, which was reported in the Sunday Times to have been done for £500,000. The newspaper reported that Johnson’s advance was almost seven times his salary... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads snaps up Volpe self-published memoir

Two Roads has acquired an originally self-published memoir by the general manager of Opera Holland Park. Michael Volpe’s Noisy at the Wrong Times was chosen by The Bookseller’s Caroline Sanderson as an Independent Author pick in April, and was named by the Sunday Times as one of its “100... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-21 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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Jeremy Paxman in £1m book trilogy about his BBC career – report

The former Newsnight presenter’s first subject will be Britain over the last 50 years while the second will be about his TV careerJeremy Paxman will reportedly tell of his decades-long career at the BBC as part of a three-book deal for almost £1m. The former Newsnight presenter will not pull any... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins 'will not be replaced' at Sunday Times

Robert Collins, deputy literary editor of the Sunday Times, is to leave his role this week, and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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