Alternate endings for Hemingway novel revealed

Random House imprint William Heinemann has acquired rights in a unique edition of Ernest... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'You've bollixed up my book': letter reveals Hemingway's fury at being censored

The author threatened to ditch his British publisher, and likened him to a vicar, after his ‘Anglo-Saxon’ expressions were cleaned upThe hard-drinking, hot-tempered American writer Ernest Hemingway was furious when he discovered that the language for the English edition of his latest book had... Continue reading at The Guardian

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With help from kids, a 90-year-old Sri Lankan author set a new world record for alternate endings.

If you thought the Choose Your Own Adventure books were magical, one Sri Lankan children’s book author might be up your alley. Sybil Wettasinghe, the 90-year-old author of The Umbrella Thief, a classic children’s book in Sri Lanka, set a new Guinness World Record yesterday with the publication... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Cambridge don reveals How Democracy Ends

Profile m.d. Andrew Franklin has bought rights to How Democracy Ends by Cambridge University professor of politics David Runciman Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reuters Connect to Offer End-to-End Productivity Suite with Partners

Reuters today unveiled plans to enhance its digital content platform Reuters Connect with ‘end-to-end’ production apps offering creation, production and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-20 15:02:57 UTC ]
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‘We’re building an end-to-end solution’: Bloomberg wants in on the agency business

With branded content hard to do profitably, publishers including Atlantic Media and Bloomberg Media are trying to offer strategic services on a retainer basis. The post ‘We’re building an end-to-end solution’: Bloomberg wants in on the agency business appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Oasis: The Highest-End High-End Kindle So Far

For years, the conventional wisdom about Amazon's Kindle e-reader was that the company, which likes to say that it wants to make money when customers use its products, would eventually make buying ebooks irresistible by offering a Kindle e-reader for free. But Amazon has refused to play along.... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Sir Patrick Stewart Promises New Memoir Will Be 'Revealing And Heartwarming'

The 80-year-old Sci-Fi icon's book will cover everything from "Star Trek" to his work on "American Dad." Continue reading at HuffPost

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Cover Reveal: 'Milo Imagines the World'

We take a look at the latest picture book collaboration from award-winning duo Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, which features a personal story about the stigma of incarceration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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London Library reveals Emerging Writers Programme 2020 participants

The London Library has announced the 40 participants of its early career writing development programme, as the library plans its reopening for 6th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cover Reveal: LONG WAY DOWN: The Graphic Novel By Jason Reynolds

Check out the graphic novel adaptation of Jason Reynolds' award-winning YA novel, LONG WAY DOWN. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Cover Reveal: LONG WAY DOWN: The Graphic Novel By Jason Reynolds

Check out the graphic novel adaptation of Jason Reynolds' award-winning YA novel, LONG WAY DOWN. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In “All My Mother’s Lovers,” a Mother’s Secret Letters Reveal Her Secret Life

Not to sound like an assistant district attorney from SVU, but it is beyond a shadow of a doubt that acclaimed essayist and book critic Ilana Masad has carved a prominent space for herself in the realm of mother-daughter literature with her debut novel, All My Mother’s Lovers. It sits upon a... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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McDermid reveals 2020 New Blood list of crime-writing talent

Val McDermid has revealed her 2020 “New Blood” list of hotly tipped crime-writing talent, featuring Deepa Anappara and Elizabeth Kay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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B2B Publishers Call to End Data Misuse in Online Ad Auctions

A group of B2B publishers and ad tech firms are banding together to curtail the harvesting of publisher-specific data from online ad auctions by third-parties, a practice they argue is an unauthorized breach which places their relationships with their audiences at risk. Referred to as data... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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‘The Silent Patient’ ends with a major twist. Should a savvy reader have seen it coming?

The thriller has been a best-seller mainstay with a movie adaptation in the works. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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ACE reveals it has granted nearly £2.5m to 'literature' sector in emergency fund

Arts Council England has revealed its emergency response funding breakdown, with a £2,463,882 grant to the successful individuals and organisations that applied from the literature discipline.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Internet Archive is ending the National Emergency Library over lawsuit from publishers.

Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library initiative, which made more than 1.3 million books available online for free, will end early as publishers sue for copyright infringement. The nonprofit began offering free books during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced Americans to quarantine... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Internet Archive Will End Its Program for Free E-Books

The nonprofit has said its National Emergency Library was a public service to people unable to access libraries during the pandemic, but publishers and authors accused it of theft. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Rowling reveals past trauma as she explains her gender views

J K Rowling has revealed she is a domestic abuse and sexual assault survivor, in an extended piece on her website dedicated to explaining her views on sex and gender issues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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