Alderman and Gaiman made RSL fellows after 'unprecedented' intake

The Royal Society of Literature has doubled its usual intake of fellows, appointing Neil Gaiman and Naomi Alderman among others. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RSL celebrates Levy as Baddiel, Beard and Fry made Fellows

The Royal Society of Literature celebrated the late Andrea Levy’s contribution to literature last night, as it elected 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 21:13:51 UTC ]
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RSL appoints 60 Fellows in spate of new initiatives

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has announced RSL 200, a five-year festival launched with a series of new initiatives and 60 appointments promoting and championing the diversity of UK writers. It comes as the charity celebrates its 200th anniversary.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-29 14:56:50 UTC ]
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Bashir, Joseph and Sode made Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows

Hafsah Aneela Bashir, Anthony Joseph and Yomi Sode have been selected as the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows for 2019/20. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 07:38:10 UTC ]
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RSL to welcome 40 Fellows under 40

The Royal Society of Literature is to welcome a new generation of writers under 40 to become Fellows, and is inviting recommendations from outside of the society to select them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rankin, McDermid and Levy named new RSL fellows

Authors Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Deborah Levy are among a roster of starry names made new Royal Society of Literature fellows for 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: How Amazon's aggressive R&D push made it an e-commerce behemoth

Amazon is the Standard Oil of the 21st century. Its business operations and global reach dwarf those of virtually every other company on the planet — and exceed the GDP of more than a few countries — illustrating the vital importance innovation has on the modern economy. In his latest book, The... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-10-16 15:30:33 UTC ]
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Martin made BIC Green Supply Chain Committee chair

Elsevier's Rachel Martin has been appointed chair of Book Industry Communication's (BIC) recently created Green Supply Chain Committee, as it launches a new work plan to make the supply chain greener and more sustainable. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 09:51:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: A look at the 1920s airship that nearly made it to the North Pole

During the Roaring '20s just about everybody was convinced that dirigibles were not just the future of luxury travel but that these lumbering airships could also serve as platforms for scientific exploration and adventure. Why slog through malaria-infested jungles, parched deserts and frozen... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-09-18 15:30:21 UTC ]
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Cugnoni leaves Vintage after publisher role made redundant

Vintage publisher Rachel Cugnoni is leaving the company with immediate effect after her role was made redundant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 21:28:52 UTC ]
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First Sky Arts RSL Writers Award winners announced

The RSL has announced the recipients of the inaugural 2021 Sky Arts RSL Writers Awards, which celebrate and nurture British writers of colour at the beginnings of their careers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 17:54:16 UTC ]
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Phaidon made further loss in 2020 as pandemic hit revenue

Phaidon made an operating loss of £1.3m in the year ending June 30th 2020, a 33% bigger loss than the previous year, due to the "adverse effects" of multiple national lockdowns, according to accounts filed at Companies House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 04:54:45 UTC ]
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Grisham made SPCK group publishing director as two leave in restructure

SPCK Group has appointed Wendy Grisham to the newly created role of group publishing director, part of a wider restructure that sees a pair of promotions and two departures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 06:44:57 UTC ]
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How Lin-Manuel Miranda and Friends Made an Old Bookstore New

The century-old Drama Book Shop in Manhattan struggled for years. Then “Hamilton” happened. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-07 15:11:17 UTC ]
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Griffiths made bookseller champion by CWA

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has appointed author Elly Griffiths to the role of booksellers champion, as National Crime Reading Month begins across the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-06 06:52:44 UTC ]
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Chandler made Bookseller news editor, Bayley joins team

Mark Chandler, previously senior reporter on The Bookseller, has been promoted to the position of news editor, effective from today (Friday 7th May).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 22:17:08 UTC ]
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RSL reveals Literature Matters Awards winners

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has announced the winners of its Literature Matters Awards, providing financial support for new projects. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-29 11:11:30 UTC ]
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Maxim Jakubowski made CWA chair

Maxim Jakubowski has been appointed the new chair of the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 20:39:14 UTC ]
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Ewan Morrison | 'It was the trigger of the pandemic that made me reframe the whole thing'

Ewan Morrison shares how his pandemic prepping tale, How to Survive Everything (Saraband), taps into his past as well as the zeitgeist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-25 14:10:51 UTC ]
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Remember when high culture was revered? Louis Menand’s ‘The Free World’ made me nostalgic.

The New Yorker writer’s new book remind us of how much we’ve forgotten or neglected because of our widespread cultural amnesia. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-21 05:24:46 UTC ]
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