BBC follows Mantel for six months in new documentary

A BBC documentary on Hilary Mantel will air next week, following the author for six months in the run up to The Mirror & the Light (4th Estate) being published. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 12:50:21 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett documentary to air on BBC next month

The BBC plans to air a “poignant and humorous” documentary about author Sir Terry Pratchett as well an Imagine programme on Maya Angelou. A 50-minute documentary entitled "Terry Pratchett: Back in Black" will run in early to mid February (yet to be confirmed), telling the bestselling author’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MacDonald returns to world of hawks in BBC documentary

The BBC will broadcast a documentary about author Helen Macdonald’s return to the world of goshawks later this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McDermid, Cornwell, Hawkins star in BBC documentary Serial Killers

The BBC is airing a new documentary on BBC One tonight (29th November) about women who write crime fiction, featuring prominent crime writers Val McDermid, Patricia Cornwell, Martina Cole, husband-and-wife author team Nicci French, Sarah Phelps and Paula Hawkins in interview with presenter Alan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago to be subject of BBC Four documentary

The BBC is making an hour-long documentary about the founding of Virago for BBC Four. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BBC to adapt 1992 Mantel novel

The BBC is adapting Hilary Mantel’s novel about the French Revolution, A Place of Greater Safety, following its recent adaptation of her Man Booker Prize-winning Tudor novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies (all Fourth Estate). The 1992 novel tells the story of three young men who were key... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hilary Mantel attacks critics over BBC’s Margaret Thatcher story broadcast

Exclusive: Author makes spirited response to Mail on Sunday after corporation decides to air The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher on Radio 4’s Book at BedtimeRead Hilary Mantel’s controversial short storyMan Booker prize-winning author Hilary Mantel delivered a spirited attack on her critics... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Ebury's BBC Books launches BBC Radio partnership

BBC Books, part of Ebury Publishing, has launched an expanded partnership with BBC Radio, giving it exclusive first option on books accompanying series and Sounds podcasts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Monthly E-Ranking: The Girl on the Train scores 11th month at summit

The Girl on the Train, having dominated the ebook charts throughout 2016, scores the final Monthly E-Book Ranking of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Prime flaunts a monthly price tag, now offers streaming and two day shipping for $7.99 per month

Amazon Prime's trifecta of two-day shipping, instant media streaming and monthly Kindle book rentals just became a little more consumer friendly at a slightly higher price. As a Hacking Netflix reader recently noticed, Amazon is now inviting users to buy into Prime for $7.99 a month, bringing... Continue reading at Engadget

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Physical book sales slump 4% month-on-month

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 14:05 Spending on printed books slumped 4% in August, with sales plummeting to a seven-year low for the month, according to Nielsen BookScan data. A total of £107.5m spent on physical books at UK booksellers in the four weeks to 27th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AAP Monthly StatShot: April

With most all bookstores closed in the month, total sales fell only 3.5% at the 1,361 publishers that report figures to StatShot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Rain Heron picked as BA Fiction Book of the Month, as scheme restarts

The Booksellers Association has announced The Rain Heron by Robbie Arnott (Atlantic) as its Fiction Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA restarts Children's Book of the Month scheme with Diddle That Dummed

The Diddle That Dummed (Hodder Children's) by Kes Gray and Fred Blunt has been selected as the Booksellers Association's Children's Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eddo-Lodge chosen as Waterstones Book of the Month, with charity donation

Reni Eddo-Lodge's chart-topping Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race has been named as Waterstones Book of the Month for July, with 20% of sales set to be donated to charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Three Months After Shutting Its Doors, San Diego Magazine Returns

When San Diego magazine abruptly ceased operations and laid off nearly all of its employees in late March, mere days after a statewide shelter-in-place order took effect in California, CEO and publisher Jim Fitzpatrick stressed that it was only a temporary pause and that he hoped the magazine... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Fourth Estate to publish Mantel's contributions to LRB

Fourth Estate is publishing Mantel Pieces, a collection of writing by Hilary Mantel—spanning essays, book reviews and memoir—from over 30 years of contributions to the London Review of Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kick off Pride Month by reading these Lambda Literary Award winners.

For over 30 years, Lambda Literary has been celebrating LGBTQ literature. This vital organization has been an advocate and support system for LGBTQ writers, their communities, and their stories. In lieu of an in-person ceremony, Lambda Literary will be hosting a series of virtual happy hours all... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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AAP Monthly StatShot: March

The 1,361 publishers who report to the AAP’s StatShot program saw a 8.4% decline in sales in March compared to a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Italy grapples with a new rhythm as it emerges from 2-month lockdown

Italy, the first Western country to be ravaged by coronavirus, has further eased its two-month-long lockdown, allowing everything from museums and libraries to sit-down dining and hairdressers to reopen leaving businesses to grapple with radical... Continue reading at CBC

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