Aberdeen is the perfect setting for crime fiction

Crime author Stuart McBride discusses Aberdeen's growing "artistic and cultural expertise", ahead of new literary festival Granite Noir. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Starts New Crime Fiction Imprint in Germany

Edition M, a new imprint for crime fiction, is the latest addition to Amazon Publishing in Germany. It plans to publish 60 titles by the end of 2016. The post Amazon Starts New Crime Fiction Imprint in Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime Pays in the UK: Could It Have to do With the Setting?

Not to say that it's something in the water, it's often noticed by international observers that the two major publishing markets have different entertainment-genre priorities. The Americans love love. For the Brits, good literature is murder. The post Crime Pays in the UK: Could It Have to do... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Marcia Clark: Crime Fiction After O.J.

Marcia Clark wanted to write crime fiction since childhood, but lacked the confidence to go for a career as a writer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld signs 'gritty' crime series set in Bradford

Transworld has bought a debut thriller series by A. A. Dhand, promising "to do for Bradford what ‘The Wire’ has done for Baltimore". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bouchercon 2015: Crime Fiction and Literary Awards Under the Oaks

Held in the South for the first time, crime and mystery fiction's annual convention mixed literary prizes and barbecue with programming focused on everything from traditional hardboiled crime novels to short fiction and international mysteries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women’s crime fiction: There was nothing sentimental about it

Sarah Weinman, the editor of new Library of America anthology, spotlights the no-nonsense work of female crime writers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones and HarperCollins in Crime fiction festival

Waterstones and HarperCollins will host a joint literary festival celebrating crime fiction, with a combination of virtual and literary events. The Killer Crime Festival will be held over the 13th and 14th March, with live events taking place at Waterstones stores alongside an online festival... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Which science fiction classic should be the next HBO box set?

HBO's award-winning adaptations are novelistic in ambition, but TV executives hoping to follow Game of Thrones should look to the starsIt's almost commonplace to suggest that the HBO box set is now television's answer to the novel – witness the wily self-publishers who have started publishing... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Crime book club set for ITV3

A crime-themed TV book club created by Amanda Ross, who was previously behind The Richard & Judy Book Club, is coming to ITV3 in September. Continue reading at BBC News

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Century buys Washington DC-set crime novel

Century has acquired a crime novel set in 1990s Washington DC by US author Neely Tucker. Jack... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New award targets Scandinavian crime fiction

A new prize for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year, the Petrona Award, has announced its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus acquires Hull-set crime novel

Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:24 Quercus has won a "keenly contested" auction to a debut literary crime novel set in Hull and East Yorkshire. Editor Jon Riley acquired UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada to The Dark Winter from Oliver Munson at Blake Friedmann in a two-book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Circalit Seeks Crime Fiction

A year-old social networking and digital distribution platform that aims to bring writers and agents together has created a contest to find "the next big crime fiction blockbuster." Circalit, launched in February 2010 as a place for screenwriters to showcase their work to studios, began inviting... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women

As part of the launch of Hay Festival's Latin American anthology, 'Bogotá39-2017,' author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender. The post In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Charles Brandt: Crime After Crime

There were skeptics when “I Heard You Paint Houses” (Steerforth Press), Charles Brandt’s book about mob hit man Frank “The Irish” Sheeran, came out in 2004 with Sheeran’s claim he pulled the trigger on teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK

'Currently 25 percent of our top 20 fiction titles are translated,' we learn from Waterstones. It appears that UK readers are surprisingly into international books. The post Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-fiction venture Fiction Express goes into print

ReadZone Books will this year publish stories from Fiction Express - an e-fiction venture that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Crime-fighting pigeons take flight to Hollywood

James Corden to produce film and TV series based on Australia’s Real Pigeons children’s booksThe humble pigeon may be an unlikely breed of star but an author-illustrator duo from Melbourne have been turning the birds into a crime-fighting troupe of superheroes – and they’re about to take flight... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Norman Lock’s ‘American Follies’ mines America’s flawed past for dazzling fiction

The latest installment in Lock’s American Novels series brings together P.T. Barnum and Susan B. Anthony. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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