Authors and publishers donate thousands of books to Oxfam

Paula Hawkins, Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman and Robert Webb are among the authors donating thousands of books to Oxfam in a bid to boost sales in the charity's shops and raise money for its work. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Authors, Publishers Donate Book Sales to Syrian Refugees

Some of the UK’s most famous authors and publishers are donating their earnings from book sales to raise £1m for Syrian refugees. The post UK Authors, Publishers Donate Book Sales to Syrian Refugees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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Publishers donate unused LBF stock to Book Trade Charity

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Pearson, Bonnier Books UK and Macmillan Education have donated books they planned to use at the cancelled London Book Fair to the Book Trade Charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 20:10:12 UTC ]
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Council publishes superheroes book authored by children in care

Leicester County Council has published the UK’s first storybook written by children in care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 20:29:02 UTC ]
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Publisher, Author Groups Protest Library Book Scanning Program

More than 36 organizations from around the world have spoken out against a library book scanning program known as "controlled digital lending," dubbing the practice "systematic infringement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cat Person author's debut book sparks flurry of international publishing deals

Following her viral short story hit, Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This has been sold to Cape in the UK, with the US auction said to be topping $1mKristen Roupenian, whose short story about a relationship turned sour, Cat Person, set the internet on fire last week, has sold her debut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author vows book exposing Chinese influence will go ahead after publisher pulls out

Allen & Unwin had cancelled plans to print Clive Hamilton’s Silent Invasion over fear of legal action by the Chinese governmentProminent Charles Sturt University author and ethicist Professor Clive Hamilton says his book exposing the Chinese Communist party’s activities in Australia will... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In India, Teen Authors Land Book Publishing Contracts

'There is the question of quality,' concedes an agent about teen authors being published in India. Finding 'new voices' is the strategy, says one editor. The post In India, Teen Authors Land Book Publishing Contracts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author donates £1,720 from sales of books to charity

Harrogate author Jackie Buxton has presented cheques of £860.32 each to Breast Cancer Haven and Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre from the sales of her book: Tea & Chemo; Fighting Cancer, Living Life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pharrell, publisher donate books to kids in need

Pharrell Williams and his book publisher have launched a "Happy" campaign for young readers. Continue reading at Stuff

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Self-Publishing Is Good for You … and Authors and the Book Industry

The real beneficiary of the DIY book boom is the publishing industry itself. The post Self-Publishing Is Good for You … and Authors and the Book Industry appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian publisher prints books about Putin under names of western authors

Writers consider legal action against Moscow publishing house after discovering series about president circulated in their names. The Moscow Times reportsA Russian publishing house has printed a series of books about Vladimir Putin under the names of prominent western analysts and journalists –... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author seeks Refuge for Books donations

Author Lucy Beresford is launching an initiative to create a library at one of the London shelters for domestic violence charity Refuge.   Beresford said: “I'm launching an initiative called Refuge for Books, asking all my friends in the publishing world to send me a copy of a book for Refuge.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics Publishers Lure Bestselling Book Authors

Bestselling authors George R.R. Martin and Chuck Palahniuk and director Quentin Tarantino, along with their respective comics publishers Avatar Press, Dark Horse, and Dynamite Entertainment, generated a lot of attention at the recent Comic-Con International about their forthcoming comics projects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mirror Books to publish true crime book

Mirror Books has acquired true crime story The Witness by journalist Nicola Tallant.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SAS star Ollerton to publish second book with Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is publishing a second book with ex-Special Forces soldier Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton, the star of Channel 4's show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 12:19:26 UTC ]
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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:39:25 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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