BBC reveals festive literary radio line-up

An all star radio adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Anasi Boys (Headline), a reading of David Attenbourgh's memoirs and a performance of "Scrooge - The Musical" are among the literary highlights from BBC Radio for the festive period. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge and Emre join line-up for feminist literary festival

More than 30 publishers will join authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge and Merve Emre at the New Suns feminist literary festival at the Barbican next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-15 18:11:32 UTC ]
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McEwan, Maitlis and Rees-Mogg join Cliveden Literary Festival line-up

Novelist Ian McEwan, BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis and Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg are among the authors on this year's Cliveden Literary Festival line-up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 13:12:57 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival line-up revealed

Chelsea Clinton and best-selling author Phillip Pullman are among those taking part in the international event. Continue reading at BBC News

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RebusFest line-up revealed with Edinburgh Festival to partner

The line up for RebusFest, a weekend of literature, music, art and film in Edinburgh organised by Orion Publishing Group and curated by Ian Rankin, has been revealed, with Edinburgh International Book Festival partnering on the event and Waterstones ready to be the festival's official bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Radio appoints LBA literary agency

BBC Radio has appointed a literary agent for the first time to represent books deriving from its programmes - Luigi Bonomi of LBA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles' summer festival Storybox line-up revealed

Foyles will hold its second summer children’s festival, Storybox, between 23rd July-14th August. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edinburgh Festival line-up revealed

The programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival’s 2015 has been revealed, with speakers coming from over 55 countries. The festival has an international focus this year, with speakers including American author Marilynne Robinson, Spain’s Jaume Cabré, multi-award winning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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A Literary Festival for Diverse Voices Finds a Home Online

What happens when you hand over the reins of a literary festival to the hosts of the popular feminist podcast Call Your Girlfriend? You get By The Books: A Collection of Rising Voices, a highly diverse online lit fest. By The Books starts today and is curated by Ann Friedman and Aminatou... Continue reading at AdWeek

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An African Literary Festival for the Age of Coronavirus

Book events worldwide are on hold, but Afrolit Sans Frontieres uses social media to host frank discussions around writing, creativity, sex and violence. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Germany's Lit.Cologne literary festival cancelled due to coronavirus

While German publishers are still reeling from the cancellation of the major spring fair Leipziger Buchmesse last week, the industry has been dealt two more blows in the wake of the coronavirus crises. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 07:50:07 UTC ]
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Hay Festival reveals earlybird events by Mantel, Smith and Hirsch

Hay Festival has announced eight “earlybird” events for next year’s activism and climate crisis-themed event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Unique Literary Festival Grows

Grand Marais, Minn., held its third North Shore Readers & Writers Festival early last month, attracting literary types from across the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Novels That Shaped Our World: BBC reveals 100-strong list

Novels by authors including Toni Morrison, Sylvia Plath and Salman Rushdie have been recognised by the BBC in a new list of novels that have shaped the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 15:14:17 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches programme for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World festival

Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 15:45:24 UTC ]
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Feminism, cyber warfare and politics feature at sell-out Cliveden Literary Festival

The Cliveden Literary Festival returned for a third time last weekend with Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson and Elif Shafak among the authors taking part in a busy event that saw speakers discuss topics from feminism to Russian spies, cyberwarfare and conspiracy theories to secrets of the universe.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 13:22:16 UTC ]
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TV and radio plans revealed to mark publication of Jess Phillips book

Monoray is to launch an extensive publicity campaign to promote Jess Phillips MP’s new book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-19 21:53:36 UTC ]
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TV and radio plans revealed for Billy Connolly's first ever book publicity campaign

Two Roads will head up Sir Billy Connolly’s first ever book publicity campaign for Tall Tales and Wee Stories.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookseller Children’s Conference full line-up revealed

The full programme for this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference has been revealed, with a packed line-up including Catherine Bell, Cressida Cowell, Alice Burden and Jamila Metran. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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