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Le Carré and Boyd among authors declaring refusal to vote Labour over anti-Semitism association

Authors John le Carré, William Boyd, Sathnam Sanghera, Frederick Forsyth and Antony Beevor are among a number of public figures declaring their refusal to vote Labour in the coming general election over the party's association with anti-Semitism. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 10:33:49 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury launches modern classics series

Bloomsbury is launching a new modern classics series this September featuring titles by Khaled Hosseini, William Boyd and Donna Tartt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boyd and Gale on Walter Scott Prize shortlist

Titles by William Boyd and Patrick Gale have been named on the 2016 Walter Scott Prize shortlist in an “exceptional year” for historical fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atkinson, Harris and Boyd compete on Walter Scott longlist

Authors including Kate Atkinson, William Boyd and Robert Harris are battling it out to win the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Heavy hitting' campaign for new Boyd novel

Bloomsbury has promised a “high profile and heavy hitting” marketing campaign for the global release of William Boyd’s new novel Sweet Caress next week (27th August). The publisher said marketing plans include a “major” National Rail advertising campaign, third party partnerships, national... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Boyd: Interview

April Fool’s Day 1998, novelist William Boyd published a hoax biography of a 20th-century American artist, Nat Tate, which was sufficiently convincing to take in a number of prominent art critics. One of the elements that made the hoax so persuasive was Boyd’s use of anonymous photographs, drawn... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter illustrated editions spell rising sales for Bloomsbury

Publisher also has high hopes for its 2015 fiction list, which includes new novels from William Boyd and Margaret AtwoodHarry Potter has conjured up another year of wizard sales for Bloomsbury, helping the publisher to ride out a decline in income from adult fiction.Sales of the boy wizard’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Boyd's next novel 'most daring yet'

Bloomsbury has signed a global deal for the next novel by William Boyd, titled Sweet Caress. Editor in chief Alexandra Pringle signed world English rights, excluding Canada, on behalf of Bloomsbury UK and US in a deal with Jonny Geller at Curtis Brown and Amanda Urban at ICM. The book will be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Announces New William Boyd Novel

William Boyd has moved to Bloomsbury for his next novel. The British author, who was at HarperCollins, will release 'Sweet Caress' with his new publisher in September 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Rosenthal obituary

Publisher adept at balancing the demands of literature and commerce, and a notable writer on artIn his prime, with his coloured shirts, red braces, bright bow ties and macho cigars there were few more flamboyant London publishers than Tom Rosenthal, who has died aged 78. But the extravagant top... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: William Boyd's Bond novel 'Solo' puzzles over its mission

The intriguing 007 story isn't beholden to the Bond mystique, both its main strength and biggest weakness.There is no big set piece to open "Solo," the new James Bond novel by British author William Boyd. The secret agent best known as 007 doesn't launch the story with an extravagant car chase,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Boyd's Solo reviewed

It's 1969 and James Bond wakes up in The Dorchester in London. It’s his 45th birthday.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Solo cover to sport 'bullet holes'

The cover for the new James Bond novel, Solo, written by William Boyd, will feature a retro-... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Release date revealed for Boyd's Bond

Jonathan Cape has announced the release date of the new James Bond novel, written by William Boyd... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boyd's new Bond tale set in sixties

William Boyd's James Bond novel, due out next autumn, will be set in 1969, according to an... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookSlam to publish first anthology

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 14:38 The "literary nightclub" BookSlam is to venture into publishing, releasing an anthology of new material inspired by music from the likes of Irvine Welsh, William Boyd and Simon Armitage. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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