Bill Bryson's 'tribute' to Jolly Fisherman makes waves in seaside town

Skegness’s Jolly Fisherman image used before seeking permission on the cover of Bryson’s bestselling travelogue The Road to Little DribblingSkegness’s Jolly Fisherman, he of the beaming smile and rotund belly, might be a little less cheerful after it emerged that his image was used without permission on the cover of Bill Bryson’s latest travel book – in which the bestselling travel writer fails to fall entirely under the coastal town’s famously “bracing” charms. Related: The Road to Little Dribbling review – Bill Bryson’s travelogue continues Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Make room for ‘Big Girl, Small Town’

Michelle Gallen’s winning novel documents one Irish woman’s effort to organize the chaos swirling around her. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Why a ‘Strange and Nerdy’ Book About Eels Is Making Waves

Patrik Svensson mixed natural history with memoir for his debut, which has become a surprise best seller and award winner in his native Sweden. Continue reading at The New York Times

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After explaining the universe, Bill Bryson turns his attention to the body

In “The Body,” the author explains — in his lucid, amusing style — what we’re made of. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Endeavour Media: making waves

A year after going into liquidation, digital indie Endeavour Media (the new iteration of Endeavour Press) is "sailing on as before" and now has its sights set on audio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld to publish new Bill Bryson book in October

Bill Bryson returns this year with a new book, to be published in October by Transworld in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Upstart D.C. Agents Making Waves in New York

This summer, Javelin Literary Agency’s clients have included sought-after Beltway figures like James Comey and Tucker Carlson. So who's next? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Lido makes waves with film deal

A debut which made a splash at the London Book Fair this year may be set to make it onto the big screen after the 26-year-old author sold film rights to the title. Catalyst Global Media has optioned The Lido by Libby Page, which sold for six figures to Orion in the UK on the eve of London Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Ruth Ware thriller makes waves on Thames

Vintage has partnered with MBNA Thames Clippers boats to mark the publication of Ruth Ware’s new thriller, The Woman in Cabin 10 (Harvill Secker). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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From paying the bills, to £2,000 a day: making a killing from self-publishing

Her Last Tomorrow, Adam Croft’s latest DIY thriller, lifted his bedroom business into the sales stratosphere. He talks about paying off his mortgage in weeks and why he’s fine with publishers being ‘sniffy’“Could you murder your wife to save your daughter?” That’s the hook for a novel that has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bill O’Reilly Makes a Killing

Say what you will about Bill O’Reilly, but he knows what the public wants. This is a guy who hosts a highly rated cable news program and wrote a first novel in which a fiendish stalker murders a man with an iced-tea spoon on Page 6. Nowhere is O’Reilly’s canniness more evident than in the... Continue reading at Slate

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Phil Collins and Ai Weiwei make waves at Frankfurt book fair

Memoirs by the musician and the artist were among the forthcoming books causing excitement at the industry’s international trade eventA memoir from Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei, a “devastating” critique of austerity from former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and a “warts and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bill McGowan Works to Make Authors Pitch-Perfect

In the early 2000s, while working as a producer at ABC’s 20/20, Bill McGowan put together a branding video for a dot-com entrepreneur. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tennessee, Missouri Introduce Library E-book Bills; Illinois Bill Advances

Despite opposition from the AAP, library e-book bills are now pending in five state legislatures, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Illinois, Tennessee, and Missouri. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A plan to make feminism better: Make it less White

Rafia Zakaria sees a power gap between career feminists and those with lived experience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’ presents a curiosity cabinet of subjects

In her essay collection, Leslie Jamison profiles outsiders and tests the limits of empathy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Making of 'The Making of Donald Trump'

Over a frenzied 27 days, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston put together what would become 'The Making of Donald Trump,' which Melville House published in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Can U.S. Printers Make a Comeback?

The CEO of Worzalla says that with Chinese dominance of the industry threatened by frequent lockdowns and high shipping costs, now is the time for American printers to expand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Disney built an AI that can easily make actors look younger or older

Disney researchers have developed an artificial intelligence system that seemingly makes it far easier to make an actor appear younger or older in a scene. While artists will still be able to make manual adjustments to make sure the effect looks as realistic as possible, the AI tool could take... Continue reading at Engadget

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IPA Joins Criticism of Russia’s Anti-LGBTQ Bill

The International Publishers Association warns that 'publishers will find themselves at risk' under the proposed Russian legislation. The post IPA Joins Criticism of Russia’s Anti-LGBTQ Bill appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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