Allen Lane acquires new exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson

Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin UK, will publish Caste: The Lies that Divide Us, an exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 01:31:24 UTC ]
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Allen Lane wins 'radical new history' of queer identity in four-way auction

Allen Lane will publish Nothing Ever Just Disappears, a new history of seven queer lives and the places that made them by writer and academic Diarmuid Hester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-06 22:14:06 UTC ]
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Mason's 'original, challenging' fascism history to Allen Lane

Allen Lane will publish Paul Mason's How to Stop Fascism, an "original and challenging history of fascism and guide to resisting it". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 18:21:48 UTC ]
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Allen Lane snaps up palaeontologist Halliday's world history

Allen Lane will publish a “lyrical” history of the world by palaeontologist Thomas Halliday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Allen Lane and YUP bag double Wolfson History Prize shortlistings

Allen Lane and Yale University Press (YUP) both have two books apiece on the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize 2018 shortlist, which recognises and celebrates books which combine excellence in historical research with readability for a general audience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Allen Lane wins double for Wolfson History Prize

Two Allen Lane books have won this year’s annual Wolfson History Prize. National Service: Conscription in Britain, 1945-1963 by Richard Vinen and Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918 by Alexander Watson were announced as the winners of the prize at a reception at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reach aims to document more inclusive history with free picture archive Memory Lane

Tool contains publisher’s image libraries while encouraging public to upload their own photographs. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-11-04 14:41:51 UTC ]
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Virago acquires 'history of women’s words'

Virago has acquired a "personal" and "campaigning" exploration of the language we have had for women’s bodies and experiences over the centuries, by Oxford academic Dr Jenni Nuttall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 21:05:42 UTC ]
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Quercus acquires 'alternative post-war history' from C J Carey

Quercus will publish C J Carey's Widowland, a feminist dystopian novel set in a 1950s Nazi-ruled Britain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 21:18:02 UTC ]
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Coronet acquires 'timely' debut exploring extinction and survival

Coronet has acquired the debut novel of Kate Sawyer examining life after near global extinction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 19:02:14 UTC ]
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Allen & Unwin acquires Reeves debut, Victoria Park

Allen & Unwin is publishing Victoria Park, the debut novel of British teacher Gemma Reeves, set in contemporary east London.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-14 03:42:15 UTC ]
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Headline acquires von Tunzelmann's history of statues

Headline has acquired Fallen Idols, an "enlightening and witty" tour through the modern history of statues from historian and commentator Alex von Tunzelmann. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 21:08:42 UTC ]
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Isabel Wilkerson knows that effective discussions about race require new language. That’s where ‘Caste’ comes in.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer’s new book looks at American racism through the lens of India’s entrenched social hierarchicy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-07 07:10:20 UTC ]
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Two Roads picks up trio of 'glamorous' social histories

Two Roads has acquired three "glamorous social histories": Maiden Voyages by Siân Evans, The Barbizon by Paulina Bren and Kiki Man Ray by Mark Braude. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 18:44:38 UTC ]
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September Publishing acquires guide to London's Afro-Caribbean history

September Publishing is to release the "first comprehensive guide" to London's Afro-Caribbean history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 16:43:22 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires Bodleian director's history of knowledge

John Murray is to publish Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack by Richard Ovenden, director of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 22:22:06 UTC ]
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W H Allen acquires How Not to be Wrong by James O'Brien

W H Allen is to publish How Not to Be Wrong: The Art of Changing Your Mind by James O'Brien, with editorial director Jamie Joseph acquiring all rights directly from the author. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 12:59:16 UTC ]
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Arcade Acquires, and Publishes, Abandoned Woody Allen Memoir

Woody Allen's memoir, acquired and then dropped by Hachette's Grand Central Publishing imprint earlier this month, has been bought by Skyhorse imprint Arcade Publishing, which has released the title today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow calls Hachette “wildy unprofessional” for acquiring Woody Allen’s book.

Yesterday, Grand Central Publishing, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, announced that they would be publishing Woody Allen’s memoir, Apropos of Nothing, a book we all once thought would never see the light of day, considering his history of sexual misconduct. The news, as we noted yesterday,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-04 11:40:05 UTC ]
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More Than Toys: Exploring History With American Girl

For one reader, AMERICAN GIRL was more than a favorite book series and doll: it was a lifestyle. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-04 11:33:19 UTC ]
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