BEA 2014: David Mitchell: Six Worlds, One New Novel

This coming August marks 10 years since David Mitchell’s groundbreaking novel, Cloud Atlas, was published to great acclaim. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: The Trail of Lady Liberty: Elizabeth Mitchell

Most folks believe the Statue of Liberty was a gift from France to the United States, but Elizabeth Mitchell, in pursuit of researching another topic, came across some diaries of sculptor Frédéric August Bartholdi and learned the true story behind the statue’s creation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: IBPA Reveals 2014 Benjamin Franklin Winners

At a gala awards ceremony at New York University's Kimmel Center on Wednesday, the Independent Book Publishers Association named the Gold winners for the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards, which recognize “excellence in book editorial and design.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Children's Books at BEA

For readers of all ages and interests, there were no shortages of titles to grab, snag, and talk about. YA continues to generate long lines and lots of attention. At Simon & Schuster, one of the big teen titles was Scott Westerfeld's Afterworlds—and not just because BEA factors into the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2014 PW BEA Show Daily, May 29, 2014

Read the complete PW BEA Show Daily for May 29, 2014. News from BookExpo America 2014, author interviews, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: BEA Every Way

America’s premier book event, BookExpo America, continues to evolve, and is in every way reflective of the evolving industry it serves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins removes story from David Walliams’ book The World’s Worst Children

After criticism of the ‘casual racism’ of a story about a Chinese boy, the publisher has taken it out of the next print run of the bestselling anthology David Walliams’ story about a Chinese boy called Brian Wong, which was criticised by campaigners for its “casual racism”, is set to be removed... Continue reading at The Guardian

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David Mitchell just announced his first novel in five years.

Today, Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell announced his next project: Utopia Avenue, which will be first full-length novel since 2014’s The Bone Clocks. (I suppose he has some time now that he’s done writing The Matrix 4.) Mitchell said in his announcement that the idea for the book came in part... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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David Mitchell announces Utopia Avenue, his first novel in five years

Due out next summer, the novel will explore the power of music, following the career of the eponymous psychedelic bandCloud Atlas author David Mitchell is to tackle the story of “the strangest British band you’ve never heard of” in his first novel for five years, Utopia Avenue.Announcing the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-26 10:42:58 UTC ]
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The Matrix 4 is happening, and Aleksander Hemon and David Mitchell wrote the script.

Welcome back to the 90s. (And, I guess, the early 2000s.) As Variety reports, there is officially a fourth Matrix film in the works, with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss back in the saddle as Neo and Trinity. Lana Wachowski will direct; she also wrote the script with novelists Aleksandar Hemon... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Mitchell Beazley serves up World Atlas of Gin

Mitchell Beazley has snapped up the first book covering the booming gin scene around the globe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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David Mitchell receives Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence

Novelist David Mitchell has received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence, given in recognition of a writer's entire body of work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC Children's to publish 'World of David Walliams'

HarperCollins Children's Books is to bring out its first brand extension publishing for kids' favourite David Walliams, with The World of David Walliams: Book of Stuff, illustrated by Tony Ross. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Walliams to release The World's Worst Children sequel

David Walliams new children's book has been revealed as The World’s Worst Children 2. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2016: Color Your World

Got adult coloring books? The millions of copies of adult coloring books that have been sold in the past four years proves that the joy, excitement, and memories of this uncomplicated childhood pleasure really have no age limit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: David Unger: The Corruption Virus

David Unger’s "The Mastermind" is a novel loosely based on the hard-to-believe true story of Rodrigo Rosenberg, a Guatemalan attorney, who, in 2009, planned his own assassination. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market

BEA's' Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart's new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe's ebooks "stalling even earlier" than in US, UK. The post As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BEA 2015: 'Fault in Our Stars' Top 2014 E-book Seller

John Green's The Fault in Our Stars was the top-selling ebook in 2014, according to data just released by PubTrack Digital, a unit of Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Minecraft, YouTube, David Walliams and more: children's books in 2014

What we learned from The Bookseller Childrens Conference about how kids are reading and how publishers are respondingIn 2014, childrens books are facing more competition than ever from other forms of entertainment, particularly digital: games, apps, YouTube and social networking.Does this mean... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic David Mitchell rails at Amazons cynical life-crushing business style

Online giant operates a rapacious near monopoly, the Observer columnist and Peep Show star tells Booksellers conferencePeep Show star David Mitchell blasted the monopolistic, cynical and frankly life-crushing way that Amazon operates to a roomful of booksellers.The comedian was giving the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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