Banville and Moggach for London Book and Screen Week

Authors including John Banville [pictured], Deborah Moggach and Louisa Young will take part in the inaugural London Book & Screen Week (LBSW). The London Book Fair will run the celebration of books and the films, TV programmes and the virtual worlds they have inspired from 13th to 19th April with the Mayor’s official promotional company for London, London & Partners, as a strategic partner. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benedict Wells, plus Man Booker International prize and London book fair news – books podcast

On this week’s show, Claire and Sian return from wandering around the London book fair to chat about the big books snapped up at this year’s event. What will we be reading in 2019 and 2020? The shortlist for the 2018 Man Booker International prize for translated fiction was also announced, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2018: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

This year American agents will be carrying bags filled with literary debuts as well as works by bestselling authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book Smugglers’ Comes to the UK Ahead of London Book Fair

Taking to the streets on Lithuania's annual 'Day of the Book Smugglers,' a team of fashionable book 'smugglers' delivered Lithuanian writings to agents' offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of London Book Fair's Market Focus on the Baltics. The post Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Israel’s Book Law: Hebrew Book Week Sees More Modest Discounts

From Haaretz: With Israel's fixed-price 'Book Law' repealed, reports are that this year's Hebrew Book Week sees less aggressive discounts than in the past. The post After Israel’s Book Law: Hebrew Book Week Sees More Modest Discounts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long on Shortlists at London Book Fair: The Expanded British Book Awards

With 23 categories, the newly re-introduced British Book Awards are an uber suite of combined honors, known to some as the Nibbies. The post Long on Shortlists at London Book Fair: The Expanded British Book Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair

In its unusual criteria of stories that "engage with some aspect of medicine, health, or illness," the Wellcome Prize is for fiction and nonfiction The post Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center

As London Book Fair's opening approaches, we look at another round of titles on offer in this year's bustling, sold-out International Rights Center. The post Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2017: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Ursula K. LeGuin, Masha Gessen, Tom Hanks, Joan Didion, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center

From Italy, Brazil, Iraq, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Germany, the UK, and more, agents and publishers are lining up their offers for #LBF17. The post RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Book Week to reveal 'books that shaped modern Britain'

A list of "Academic Books that Shaped Modern Britain", events organised by Blackwell's, Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press and many others, and the unveiling of the Academic Bookshop of the Year award will mark Academic Book Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Book Ranking: five weeks at the top for Moyes' Me Before You

Jojo Moyes makes it five weeks on the trot at at the summit of the Weekly E-Book Ranking, with the film-boosted sales of Me Before You (Michael Joseph) showing little sign of slowing down. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: What If Books Could Write Themselves?

On Tuesday, in the first session in the London Book Fair's Interactive Theater, Guy Gadney, CEO and Founder of To Play For, said technology is beginning to emerge that will "create a new publishing form." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Translators Champion Books in Underrepresented Languages

In a panel called "Translating from the Margins,” literary translators shed light on the advantages of bringing books written in underrepresented languages into English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

In their keynotes, Penguin Random House U.K. publisher and bestselling author Philip Pullman stressed that while technology is changing, publishing's mission, storytelling, is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2016: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Lisa Scottoline and Iris Johanson, a story collection inspired by Edward Hopper, a return to Twin Peaks via its co-creator Mark Frost, Tom Wolfe’s newest, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: The Buzz Books of the Show

With no single title emerging as the big book of the fair, we offer a rundown of some of the novels, and big nonfiction titles, people were talking about in London. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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