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Anna Burns’s ‘Little Constructions’ is just as twisting and tragicomic as her Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’

The author’s second novel, finally getting published in the United States, was first released in the United Kingdom in 2007. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-02 20:00:31 UTC ]
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On the Build-Up to the Legendary Baldwin-Buckley Debates

On Monday, January 4th, Bill Kolins, a publicist at Corgi Books in London, called Robert Lantz, James Baldwin’s agent, to present him with a proposition. Corgi was set to publish the paperback version of Another Country in the United Kingdom in February, and Kolins wanted to launch the book with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-12 09:50:58 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 Winners: ‘World-Class Thinkers and Authors’

This year's recipients of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, as announced to date, come from Morocco, Kuwait, Algeria, Lebanon, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 Winners: ‘World-Class Thinkers and Authors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Nirwan Dewanto

You started writing early in your high school days, what were you writing about most back then?I think it is exaggerating to say I started writing at high school. I was already writing, but it was mainly journaling, which was not for public consumption. There was a poem (about a tree in the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-03-15 11:15:36 UTC ]
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John Higgs | 'It's a book about being delighted to be British'

At a time in which the British psyche is under interrogation - and a united kingdom may itself be under threat - John Higgs' cross-country pilgrimage has a certain resonance... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Publisher Services to represent DC Entertainment in UK and Ireland

Penguin Random House Publisher Services is expanding its long-standing 10-year sales and distribution agreement with DC Entertainment to include the United Kingdom and Ireland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Takes Its Stand: ‘No Tax on Books’

‘The UK’s superb publishing houses and workforce’ lays out their demands for government commitments ahead of the June 8 general election called by Theresa May. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘A Global Success Story’ n a ringing position statement ahead of the June 8... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After the shock

In June 1975, ahead of the previous European Union referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Economic Community, publisher George Weidenfeld argued that the “close connections between British and European publishers and retail organisations” would be “valuable to the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ferrante among European writers to plead with UK to Remain

Esteemed writers from 10 European nations, including Elena Ferrante, Javier Marias, Anne Enright and former finance minister for Greece Yanis Varoufakis, have issued pleas for the United Kingdom to remain in the EU. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett, acclaimed fantasy author, dies

Pratchett is the author of such works as 'Wyrd Sisters,' 'Night Watch,' and 'The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents.' He was knighted in 2009 and was the bestselling author in the United Kingdom in the 1990s. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Translation Stronger in France, Germany or the UK?

A panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair compared international literature and translation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The post Is Translation Stronger in France, Germany or the UK? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines UK Names Anna Jones CEO

Hearst Magazines UK, the principal business for Hearst in the United Kingdom, has named Anna Jones its new chief executive officer per a joint announcement Monday by Hearst Magazines president David Carey and Duncan Edwards, president and CEO of Hearst Magazines International, to whom Jones will... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global media mission arrives to investigate press freedom in Britain

Delegation from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers will investigate press regulationAn "unprecedented" press freedom mission to Britain by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) begins today.Representatives of the organisation are holding a series... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McCann Melbourne Made Up a Word to Sell a Print Dictionary

What does it take to sell a new edition of a national dictionary? In Australia, one publisher is hoping a year-long guerilla marketing campaign and the birth of a word will be enough.Over the past year, McCann Melbourne has quietly been seeding a new word across the world-"phubbing." It's a term... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2013-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World's Press Calls on Established Democracies to Better Protect Freedom of Expression

Following recent attacks on press freedom in the United States, France, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has called on all governments to recognise that freedom of the press is ess ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books makes an efficient arrival in Germany

Germans, grab your reading glasses, for it's today that Google is announcing the arrival of Play Books -- complete with the ability to purchase native language texts -- in the land of the Kant and Goethe. Yes, those in Deutschland may now buy and read titles from Google Play Books on their... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One in six children doesn't read a book a month

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 15:18 One in six children do not read a single book per month, according to a new survey by the National Literacy Trust. The research suggested the United Kingdom is polarised between those who do not read and the one in 10 children... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris to celebrate the people who made London

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 09:13 HarperPress has bought a book by the mayor of London about the people who made the United Kingdom's capital city what it is today. Publishing director Susan Watt bought British Commonwealth rights to Johnson's Life of London:... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires National Archives backlist

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 09:51 Bloomsbury has purchased the backlist of The National Archives Publishing programme, and entered into an agreement to co-publish a range of forthcoming titles. The National Archives of the United Kingdom, in Kew, holds... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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