Beacon Nabs New Book by Its Fastest-Selling Author

Beacon Press has announced plans to release a new work by Robin DiAngelo, whose 2018 book 'White Fragility' has become the fastest-selling book in the house's history. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Prince Harry’s Spare is fastest-selling nonfiction book since UK records began

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Prince Harry’s autobiography Spare is UK’s fastest-selling nonfiction book

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50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors

The children’s book has influence out of proportion with its 24 pages and its cardboard cover devoid of medallions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bob Woodward's 'Fear' is the fastest-selling book in Simon & Schuster's history

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Welsh Book of the Year authors sell as few as 20 copies

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Sylvia Plath's bikini shot: it's time to stop sexualising a serious author to sell books | Cathleen Allyn Conway

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