B&N's James Daunt Isn't Daunted At All

New Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt gets to work on rejuvenating America’s largest bookstore retailer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote

The annual meeting of BISG in April will hear Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt in a keynote address around supply chain issues. The post US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-14 15:25:18 UTC ]
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James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores

Seeing Barnes & Noble stores' character 'crushed' by the corporate 'opulence' of American business, James Daunt says the chain must 'rip out the boring.' The post James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-25 05:05:12 UTC ]
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James Daunt to deliver keynote at FutureBook Live 2019

James Daunt will give the opening keynote at FutureBook Live 2019, The Bookseller’s annual publishing conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 00:54:13 UTC ]
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Waterstones’ James Daunt: ‘Student of Bookshops’

From Brexit (no) to bookstore social space (yes) Waterstones' managing director James Daunt is certain about one thing: He wants 'to sell more books.' The post Waterstones’ James Daunt: ‘Student of Bookshops’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's set for 'revolution not evolution' under James Daunt

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 09:26 James Daunt's tenure at the helm of Waterstone's is likely to be about "revolution not evolution" as he begins his leadership of the company, according to a source close to the situation. The new m.d. of the high-street... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers behind James Daunt 100%

Written By: Charlotte Williams, Lisa Campbell and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 08:47 Waterstone's booksellers are relieved over the chain's acquisition by Alexander Mamut, with one saying: "The staff will be behind [new managing director James Daunt] 100%." Fears remained,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits

A new Chartbeat study found only one-third of publishers see clear evidence of a traffic increase from the fast-loading articles format. The post Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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If It Isn't Great, It Isn't Dinner: PW Talks with Ina Garten

For her 10th cookbook, Ina Garten gets personal, gathering recipes for her husband of nearly 50 years, Jeffrey Garten, in 'Cooking for Jeffrey.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Franco's 'Actors Anonymous' says a lot about James Franco

A barrage of self-indulgent snippets get in the way of a series of hazy short stories that can be, at times, engaging.When will James Franco slow down? The prince of perpetual motion continues his blur of activity, starring in movies, writing screenplays, attending classes, unveiling solo art... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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James leaves Orion for HQ in three-book deal

Erica James is leaving Orion after 25 years to join HQ in a three-book deal, reuniting the author with her former editor Kate Mills. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 03:31:59 UTC ]
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Daunt rush-publishes Fisher crisis cooking classic

Daunt Books Publishing is rush-publishing How to Cook a Wolf, MFK Fisher’s classic book on shopping, cooking and eating with courage during a crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-22 07:44:41 UTC ]
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Bill Clinton and James Patterson Announce Next Novel Together

President Bill Clinton and author James Patterson will cowrite a second novel together, 'The President's Daughter,' to be published jointly by Alfred A. Knopf and Little, Brown in June 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Curtis Sittenfeld’s ‘Rodham,’ Hillary doesn’t become a Clinton. And Donald Trump isn’t president.

Sittenfeld’s alternate history is the story not of “What Happened” but of “What Could Have Happened.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-18 15:39:14 UTC ]
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How to Write Science Fiction That Isn’t ‘Useful’

Robin Sloan, the author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, discusses his new short story for The Atlantic. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2020-05-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Whoa, oh, oh, James Patterson is writing a book with Guns N’ Roses.

James Patterson certainly isn’t a stranger to surprising collaborations. His The President is Missing, a political thriller that credits Patterson and Bill Clinton as co-authors (Co-parents? Idea generators?), was one of 2018’s bestselling books and Showtime will be adapting it for TV. If you’ve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 18:22:48 UTC ]
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Lauren James: 'I could never have anticipated that the situation in my book would come true'

Lauren James answers our questions about her novel set in a future version of London where humanity has been almost wiped out by a pandemic, The Quiet at the End of the World (Walker Books), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 17:57:09 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

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Greg James and Chris Smith team up with National Literacy Trust to launch new series

The National Literacy Trust's new Author of the Week series will kick off with Greg James and Chris Smith, authors of the Kid Normal series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 21:56:16 UTC ]
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Steven Wright’s ‘Coyotes of Carthage’ pulls back the curtain on how democracy works. It isn’t pretty.

Wright’s debut reads like a “how to” book that thousands of K Street connivers and Wall Street warriors won’t want Americans to see. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-18 11:00:00 UTC ]
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