Black & White cuts Tartan deal

Black & White Publishing will publish The Secret Life of Tartan: How a Cloth Shaped a Nation this autumn, by fashion designer Victoria ‘Vixy’ Rae. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mairi Kidd celebrates inspirational Scots with Black & White deal

Black & White Publishing has acquired two books about inspirational people from Scotland by Mairi Kidd, head of literature, languages and publishing at Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 23:10:10 UTC ]
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Black & White signs new Conlin novel in two-book deal

Black & White has acquired a “mesmerising and compelling” new novel by Juliet Conlin in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White House Letter: Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Life

President Obama on the South Lawn of the White House in July. He could earn as much as $30 million with a two- or three-book contract once his second term ends, said Raphael Sagalyn of the ICM/Sagalyn Literary Agency. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2016-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black & White acquires first book from GBBO winner Peter Sawkins

Black & White will publish the first book from "Great British Bake Off" 2020 winner Peter Sawkins.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 00:03:12 UTC ]
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Melvin Burgess | 'Like a lot of white folks, I’ve been wary of writing Black characters'

Melvin Burgess’ Three Bullets, which interrogates themes of brainwashing and the far-right, will be released this summer alongside a 25th-anniversary edition of the author’s pioneering YA novel Junk.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 21:15:24 UTC ]
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Black & White picks up two more from Maskame

Black & White Publishing has acquired Estelle Maskame’s seventh YA novel, Becoming Mila, to be published on the 6th May 2021 as the first book in a two-part series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 09:24:34 UTC ]
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Black America, White violence and generations of unhealed wounds

In visceral essays, Michael Eric Dyson explains the unrest after George Floyd’s killing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Black & White to publish Burns poetry selection

Black & White Publishing has acquired Burns for Every Day of the Year from Robert Burns expert Dr Pauline Mackay.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-23 10:57:29 UTC ]
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Black & White land fifth from Wright

Black & White Publishing has acquired A Traitor to His Blood, the fifth instalment of M P Wright's J T Ellington series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-09 06:56:59 UTC ]
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Black Chefs Are Landing More Cookbook Deals. Is That Enough?

African-American food writers are seeing more interest among publishers, but the ones who have been burned by the experience warn that the industry’s problems go further than advances and paychecks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-24 09:00:23 UTC ]
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Black & White lands menopause book from Kaye Adams and Vicky Allan

Black & White Publishing has acquired Still Hot! by "Loose Woman" Kaye Adams and author Vicky Allan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 21:24:57 UTC ]
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In ‘Luster,’ Young Black Women Feel Uneasy in a White American Home

Raven Leilani’s debut novel follows an interracial, intergenerational affair as it leads to an unusual redefinition of family. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-06 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Nick Pettigrew | 'My default way of dealing with it all was in a blackly comic way'

In his début book, former comedian Nick Pettigrew reveals the lows and occasional highs of working as an anti-social behaviour officer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 14:15:31 UTC ]
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Black & White buys Andrew Cotter's dog story

Black & White Publishing has acquired world rights for Scottish sports commentator Andrew Cotter's story of his adventures with his dogs Olive and Mabel, who have become lockdown hits online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 15:40:35 UTC ]
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In Elliot Ackerman’s ‘Red Dress in Black and White,’ a viral photo at a Turkish protest sets a plot in motion

The events at Istanbul’s Gezi Park in 2013 form the linchpin of Ackerman’s shrewd, intricately plotted fourth novel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Wildfire cuts 'major' world rights deal for The Persians

Wildfire has acquired an authoratative and accessible narrative history, The Persians, by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones in a "major" deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 12:24:56 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins satirical debut The Other Black Girl in six-figure deal

Bloomsbury has won Zakiya Dalila Harris’ The Other Black Girl, a satirical debut novel about race and authenticity in the workplace, for a six-figure deal following a nine-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-01 20:26:38 UTC ]
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Blumhouse bags screen deal for Black Widows

Blumhouse Screen Productions has option optioned film and TV rights to Catherine Quinn’s Black Widows (Orion, 2020) for a "significant five-figure" sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 17:45:38 UTC ]
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Instagram food blogger Forlan signs with Black & White

Black & White Publishing has snapped up Edinburgh-based food and drink reviewer Ailidh Forlan's take on street food.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 12:35:25 UTC ]
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