Back of the net

The age-old issue around what can be done to encourage boys to read has been brought into sharper focus over recent weeks with the announcement that Marcus Rashford, supported by MacMillan, is launching a book club. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-20 22:26:17 UTC ]
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Inspector Montalbano is back in ‘The Safety Net’ and as entertaining as ever

Andrea Camilleri’s posthumous novel follows two mysteries that at first seem incomprehensible. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-26 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Hanover Square Brings Net Force Back

The press will relaunch the bestselling series, created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik, this fall. The deal is for four print novels and four e-novellas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 09:51:08 UTC ]
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Government backs Hargreaves, rows back on blocking filesharing websites

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:35 The Government has largely endorsed the recommendations of the Hargreaves Review, though, according to reports, business secretary Vince Cable has admitted that the website blocking clauses of the Digital Economy Act are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alan Moore is back—with a five-volume epic fantasy series about London (sort of).

Alan Moore is back, baby, and he’s positively bursting with fiction (his words, not mine). Yes, two years on from his much-publicized comic book world retirement, the mercurial, cantankerous, adaptation-hatin’ creator of Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell, and The League of Extraordinary... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-03 16:04:33 UTC ]
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In-Person Author Tours Won't Be Back Anytime Soon

There are a number of big questions to be answered and logistics to be ironed out before authors hit the road again. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamnet heads back to top spot as print market jumps by a third

Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet (Tinder Press) has bounced back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, the week bookshops reopened across England following the third national lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 18:26:28 UTC ]
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Springing Back to the Blog and the Bookstore (shelftalker)

I’m peeking out to post this week and rejoice that the warmth of spring and the end of a long Covid winter lets us all spend some time together. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-19 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owners look back at a year spent trying to stay afloat. Not all of them succeeded.

Bouncers, hand deliveries and debt became the new reality for shop owners across the country. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Tor nets Holland's Wild Hunt retelling

Tor has signed Waterstones bookseller Lucy Holland’s new folktale retelling, which reimagines the legend of the Wild Hunt for a modern audience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-14 09:09:18 UTC ]
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Looking back on a year of the pandemic, and WPP’s recovery of sorts: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  One year later Good morning! We have now been living with the threat of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2021-03-12 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Back to school with a little bear and his hearing aids

How a picture book about a little bear who discovers he is deaf tells a personal story for its creators. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2021-03-02 00:02:48 UTC ]
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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with ScholasticA self-published children’s picture book that was written to help the author’s son deal with being kept home from school during lockdown has been snapped up by a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-20 07:00:25 UTC ]
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WI16: Indies Look Back While Charting the Future

Winter Institute 16 kicked off yesterday as a virtual gathering of booksellers. Inspired by such high wattage speakers as Barack Obama and Amanda Gorman, booksellers celebrated their past while charting their future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador nets Baxter's New Animal

Picador has netted New Animal, a “sharp and witty” debut novel by poet and sculptor Ella Baxter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:43:00 UTC ]
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Back-Talking The Tone Police: Book People Are Not Your Enemy

Book People are not the enemy of books, and gatekeeping book and reading culture does no one any favors. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-05 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Back to school for Tele editors after 'activist teachers' exposé | The Weekly Beast

News Corp’s examples of cultural Marxism come up short. Plus: Alan Jones apology relegated to Sky News corrections pageDays after News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch warned of an “awful woke orthodoxy”, the Daily Telegraph demonstrated the boss’s point with a front-page story about political... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-04 22:44:51 UTC ]
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John Murray backs Herron with retailer events

John Murray is embarking on a PR and marketing campaign for Mick Herron's Slough House, hosting a raft of events with booksellers online in a show of support for both the series and retailers during the latest lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 00:21:11 UTC ]
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Cornwell brings back Sharpe after 15 years

Bernard Cornwell is bringing back his famous Richard Sharpe character after 15 years' absence, for a new adventure with HarperCollins this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 20:30:31 UTC ]
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