Bestselling book on chaos of Trump's first year is itself the product of that dysfunction

Donald Trump has this much in common with Barack Obama: Both presidents’ first years spawned books that chronicled crises. Obama’s crisis, however, was inherited. Trump’s has been largely self-made. Trump even provided the alliterative title — “Fire and Fury” — for the book that has roiled Washington... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The bestselling book of the last month has nothing to do with Donald Trump.

Wouldn’t it be great if instead of an endless stream of crashed-out, Donald Trump-adjacent memoirs/tell-alls/self-interested “scoops,” we had more quirky graphic novels for kids? And why not? They certainly sell. To wit, Captain Underpants creator Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man: Grime and Punishment,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 14:33:27 UTC ]
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Why Donald Trump Jr.’s bestselling book has a dagger beside it. Yes, a dagger.

Briefly, should you have to argue with a relative this Thanksgiving about the actual popularity of Donald Trump Jr.’s number one New York Times bestseller, Triggered, please note the dagger beside the listing. This dagger, you can tell cousin Jared, means that a significant number of the books... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-14 15:49:00 UTC ]
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The 100 bestselling books of the year: from Eleanor Oliphant to Michelle Obama

While Gail Honeyman is completely fine, where have all the female writers gone? John Dugdale takes a look at 2018’s biggest books and the year’s trendsRead Alex Clark’s look at 2018: the year the books world opened upThere are two contrasting strategies for achieving a mega-seller, as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Obama Should Close Out Year At #1

Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' is on track to close out 2018 on top of the Apple Books store, and this week is another in the books with her debut memoir in the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs book on Trump's 'first years as president'

Bloomsbury is to publish a "major" book on Donald Trump’s first years as President of the United States, by New York Times journalists Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheaper books would save Australians $25m a year, says Productivity Commission

Authors and publishers condemn push to repeal parallel import restrictions and say there will be fewer Australian titlesThe federal government should move to make books cheaper in the next year and save Australians about $25m annually, the Productivity Commission believes, but the move is... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Dan Brown-trumping French bestseller due in English next year

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, which topped book charts across Europe, set for English publication in 2014A literary thriller that has sold almost a million copies in France and has knocked Dan Brown's Inferno off the top of bestseller lists across Europe this summer, will be... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Political Books and the Trump ‘Sugar High’

In a conversation at the U.S. Book Show, two agents and two editors provided an in-depth look at perhaps the most heated issue in publishing in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists

This year's new 'page-turner' category is included in the 'book of the year' shortlists for the 'Nibbies,' for an awards event May 13. The post British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-21 19:47:44 UTC ]
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Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries

Solar lamps as well as hundreds of thousands of books were in play in 2020 for Book Aid International's logistics team and donor-publishers. The post Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-13 17:36:43 UTC ]
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Just how odd is this month’s bestseller list? A look at pre-election bestsellers from years past.

We’re a little more than a month out from Election Day and the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list is looking predictably odd. In a year when books about anti-racism have reached unprecedented sales, so too has the tide of journalistic blockbusters and books by conservative mainstays been... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-25 13:58:38 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 16:08:03 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 15:02:06 UTC ]
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British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year shortlists revealed

The eight shortlists for the British Book Awards have been revealed with heavyweights Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo, Philip Pullman and David Walliams all in the running for the Book of the Year accolades.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 00:59:33 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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Averiss and Beardshaw win Book of the Year at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 19:52:05 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

This week's Apple Books store bestseller list again shows the power the screen has over the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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