BEA 2015: Celebrating Hijuelos—His Work Lives On

The sudden death of Oscar Hijuelos at age 62 in October 2013 was a shock to the literary world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Tor Celebrates 35

Tom Doherty, president and publisher of Tor Books, worked his way up through the sales force ranks at Simon & Schuster and was mentored by Betty and Ian Ballantine when they launched the first science fiction and fantasy line in the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Sexy Toys to Celebrate 35 Years

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Cleis Press will offer a wide assortment of lively events and promotions during BEA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: APAC Celebrates Ever-Changing Audiobook Industry

Drawing some of the biggest names in the business and focusing on the changing nature of the industry, the 21st annual Audio Publishers Association Conference kicked off Wednesday morning at the Javits Center in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Ted Heinecken: Living History

Although Ted Heinecken describes himself as having been an eminence grise at Fujii Associates until his February retirement, he’s considered by many to be the elder statesman of the entire Midwestern book world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 2015 Pannell Winners Honored

At today’s Children’s Book and Author Breakfast, two bookstores—Anderson’s Bookstore in Naperville, Ill., and Once Upon a Story in Montrose, Calif.—will receive this year’s WNBA Pannell Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 'Mandela An Audio History' Takes Top Honors at 2015 Audie Awards

Mandela: An Audio History won the award for Audiobook of the Year, and Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book took home the prize for Distinguished Achievement in Production Thursday night at the 20th annual Audie Awards Gala in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: PW at BEA

The big show is here. And here’s how you can use PW to get the most out of your BookExpo experience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 10 Books to Grab at BEA

With so many galleys flooding the BEA show floor, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. Here are 10 of our favorites, with excerpts from PW reviews. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA: 2015 Lonely Planet’s BEA Guide to New York City

In New York City for BEA? Lonely Planet’s got your free time in the morning, afternoon, and evening covered. From strolling wild urban greenways to sipping sangria on a riverside dock, there’s a world of great attractions within easy reach of the Javits Center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Coping with BEA’s Schedule Changes

BookExpo America shifts to midweek this year, running Wednesday through Friday rather than Thursday through Saturday as in years past. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: BEA’s Opening Act: Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen, arguably the most anticipated author at Book Expo, will be featured at the show’s opening session today to talk about "Purity" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Sept. 1), his long-awaited novel and his first in five years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China at BEA 2015: China Has Ambitious Plans for BEA

The 2015 edition of BookExpo America will feature one of the biggest exhibits ever seen at the annual event—a 25,000-sq.-ft. display that will be home to China’s large contingent of publishers and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: China to Launch Largest Guest of Honor Exhibit in BEA’s History

China is the guest of honor at the 2015 BookExpo America’s Global Market Forum, and its delegation will include more than 100 of the most important Chinese publishing houses and groups. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin title to celebrate animals living in the cities

Puffin will publish Wild Cities, a non-fiction title by Ben Lerwill, illustrated by Harriet Hobday.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus live updates: S&S tells all staff to work from home, more events cancelled

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to be felt across the trade, with further cancellations of literary events and larger numbers in the book trade now working from home to fight the spread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here are the finalists for the NYPL’s Helen Bernstein Award, which celebrates working journalists.

Since 1988, the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism has been shining a light on journalists who call attention to vital current events or societal issues. The titles up for consideration this year tackle domestic violence, sexual harassment, mass... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Pippi Longstocking musical in works to celebrate 75th anniversary

A "musical circus show" based on Pippi Longstocking is in the works, with ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus on board as executive producer, as part of celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of the children's classic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Celebrating the Power of Love to Transform Lives: Spotlight on Irene Hannon

The bestselling author of 21 romance novels for Revell has sold more than one million books in the past 10 years, and her publisher is celebrating. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As celebrity books boom, professional authors are driven out of full-time work

Novelist Donal Ryan is the latest name forced to seek an income outside books, while children’s writers complain that stars from other media monopolise advancesDespite scoring three bestsellers in five years and a clutch of awards, The Spinning Heart author Donal Ryan has been forced to return... Continue reading at The Guardian

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