Blackwell's marks 140th anniversary with signed copies from Obama and Galbraith

Blackwell's will celebrate its 140th anniversary with books signed by Michelle Obama and Robert Galbraith up for auction for Book Aid International throughout June.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Audible Charts: Michelle Obama reigns supreme

Michelle Obama's Becoming (Penguin) has returned to the Audible weekly chart number one, after the Netflix docuentary following her book tour dropped. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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Wiley signs co-operation agreement with ResearchGate

Publisher Wiley has announced a co-operation agreement with academic networking site ResearchGate to explore ways in which the two can work together "to better support the needs of researchers through ResearchGate’s collaboration platform". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Firefly signs second middle-grade novel by Jennifer Killick

Independent children's and YA publisher Firefly Press will publish a second middle-grade Crater Lake novel by Jennifer Killick.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Five things we learned about Michelle Obama from her Netflix documentary ‘Becoming’

One of them is that if you’re holding out hope for her to save 2020, it’s not going to happen. “Your life isn’t yours anymore,” says Michelle Obama at the outset of Becoming, the new documentary based on her 2018 memoir of the same name. She makes the poignantly self-aware comment as she... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Ex-SAS sergeant Jay Morton signed up by HarperCollins

HarperCollins has signed up a book by Jay Morton, an ex-Special Forces sergeant and recent recruit to Channel 4 series “SAS: Who Dares Wins”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker marks SLA's 40th birthday with membership gift

Walker is to fund 40 memberships for schools wishing to join the School Library Association, as part of celebrations for the SLA's 40th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In ‘What Is the Grass,’ Mark Doty looks at Walt Whitman through an autobiographical lens

Doty does what traditional academic criticism often fails to do: He makes poetry part of how we live and how we think about living. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Netflix to release documentary centred on Michelle Obama's book tour

Following the publication of Michelle Obama's autobiography Becoming (Viking) in 2018, Netflix is releasing a documentary film of the same name, directed by Nadia Hallgren. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michelle Obama 'Becoming' documentary is a surprise new Netflix release

A documentary chronicling former First Lady Michelle Obama's book tour for her bestselling memoir, "Becoming," is coming to Netflix next month. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Bodley Head signs Lady Hale memoir in two-book deal

The Bodley Head has signed the memoir of former Supreme Court president Lady Hale in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Malcolm Turnbull book publisher has list of 'legion' recipients of unauthorised copies

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“So much darkness”: Looking for the Light in Bitan Chakraborty’s The Mark, by Indrajit Bose

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Michelle Obama is now officially the best celebrity reading children’s books to us over the internet.

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Michelle Obama reads The Gruffalo on YouTube

Michelle Obama will read The Gruffalo (Macmillan Children's Books) online, the first of a four-week series that will see her narrate classic children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michelle Obama will read your kids a story by video on Mondays

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be reading children's books in a weekly series of videos for Penguin Random House and PBS Kids through May 11. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Changed My Mind podcasters sign with Random House Business

Random House Business has acquired Poles Apart, "a major new analysis of political and social tribalism" by the presenters of the podcast "Changed My Mind". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible Charts: Michelle Obama returns to the top

Michelle Obama's Becoming (Penguin) was Audible's most downloaded audiobook for the week ending 12th April, with the self-narrated autobiography continuing on from its success across 2018 and 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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University of Oklahoma’s Neustadt Prize Announces Its 50-Year Anniversary

News and Events WLT The Neustadt International Prize for Literature, one of the most prestigious global literary awards, has entered its 50-year anniversary at the University of Oklahoma. Often referred to as “the American Nobel,” the biennial award... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Blackwells hosts virtual festival

Blackwell's is hosting a virtual festival to continue its author events programme while the nation is under lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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