BEA 2014: Lena Dunham: Where the Girls Are

Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham is best known as the creator and star of the hit HBO series Girls, where she plays 20-something aspiring writer Hannah Horvath. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Jacqueline Woodson: Remembering a Brown Girl’s Childhood

Even though Jacqueline Woodson’s latest release, Brown Girl Dreaming (Penguin/Paulsen, Aug.), is set during the 1960s and ’70s, its themes are still relevant today, especially after a controversy erupted last month over the lack of diversity in BookCon’s initial lineup of authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Girls' creator Lena Dunham's book proposal leaks online

Lena Dunham's 66-page book proposal earned her $3.5 million in her deal with Random House. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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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From Lena Dunham to Stormzy: the world of the celebrity book imprint

On the heels of the rapper’s deal with Random House, a look at the stars dipping their toes into publishing with imprints of their ownWith the launch of his new book imprint with publishing giant Random House, announced on Thursday via Instagram, the grime rapper Stormzy joined a growing list of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Lena Dunham releasing first fiction book

Actress-turned-author Lena Dunham is trying her hand at writing fiction as she prepares to release a collection of short stories next year. Continue reading at Stuff

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Lena Dunham's surprise book sells out in 24 hours

Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? is a collection of her journal entries from a decade ago, and will raise money for the nonprofit group Girls Write NowA surprise new book by Lena Dunham, collecting her journals from a decade ago, has sold out less than 24 hours after the writer announced its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lena Dunham to launch publishing imprint Lenny

Girls creator will join collaborator Jenni Konner and publisher Random House on ‘voice-driven’ list spinning off from their eponymous websiteActor and writer Lena Dunham has teamed up with publisher Random House to launch her own publishing imprint, Lenny.Launching in late 2017, Lenny will... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Lena Dunham Lands Imprint at Random House

Lenny, the feminist newsletter that the 'Girls' creator launched in 2015 with her producing partner Jenni Konner, will now form the basis of a book imprint at Random House, overseen by v-p and editor-in-chief Andy Ward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lena Dunham's Newsletter Lenny Gets a Site, Ads From Hearst

Lena Dunham's female-focused newsletter Lenny isn't a celebrity side project. The creator of HBO's "Girls" is turning it into a money-making media company with help from Hearst.Introduced in September by Ms. Dunham and "Girls" showrunner Jenni Konner, Lenny's twice-weekly newsletter has carried... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Lena Dunham signs deal with Hearst to commercialise Lenny newsletter

Project launched by Girls creator and Jenni Konner to become self-sustaining as US Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire publisher sells ads and syndicates contentGirls creator Lena Dunham has signed a deal to commercialise her Lenny newsletter with Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire publisher Hearst.Hearst... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Gone Girl crowned "2014 bestseller" for eBooks by Sainsbury's

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn has been named the top-selling ebook of 2014 for ebooks by Sainsbury’s. The Orion-published book was released as a film in Autumn last year starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Afleck, which had a direct impact on digital sales of the thriller novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lena Dunham's upcoming memoir: What are reviews saying?

Dunham's book 'Not That Kind of Girl' is being praised for its voice and humor, though some critics note her show 'Girls' isn't mentioned much. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books at BEA 2014: Photos from the Show

Three days of books, authors, giveaways, and controlled chaos: join us on our annual photo tour of highlights from BookExpo America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Steady and Strong for Religion Publishers

Religion publishers were busy during BookExpo America's three-day run in New York May 29-31. Their participation seems to have stabilized--there were no new dropouts, and some publishers have returned after taking breaks over costs vs. benefits, finding the show valuable after all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Duck Dynasty Patriarch "UnPHILtered," More from Religion Publishers

Religion publishers showcased big new books and previewed forthcoming titles—including the Duck Dynasty patriarch's autobiography and a VeggieTales comic book series--at BookExpo America in New York May 23-31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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