Bloomsbury signs 'major' cultural history of work

Bloomsbury has acquired a "major work of non-fiction" that examines how work has shaped human civilisation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Green Tree signs 'major' new work on happiness

Bloomsbury imprint Green Tree has sign a "major" new work from journalist Jonathan Rauch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs 'major' non-fiction book The Growth Delusion

Bloomsury has signed a "major" work of non-fiction entitled The Growth Delusion by David Pilling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Worsley signs up for two more history titles with Bloomsbury

TV presenter, historian and author Lucy Worsley has signed a deal for two further children’s books ahead of the release of her second title, My Name is Victoria, in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs history of Leigh Fermor kidnap

Bloomsbury has signed world rights to an account of the kidnapping of a Nazi general involving... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury signs Wagner's history of Brooklyn Bridge

Bloomsbury has signed a non-fiction book on the building of the Brooklyn Bridge from former Times... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture

Next time you or the kids are looking for an informative nonfiction or historical fiction read, pick up one of these comics about history and culture. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-10 11:42:18 UTC ]
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1968 signs first English translation of Becker-Ho's 'immensely important' work

Radical left publishing house 1968 Press has signed the first English translation of Alice Becker-Ho’s “immensely important” The First Ghetto. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 18:56:30 UTC ]
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Chatto signs 'major reassessment' of 20th-century philosophy

Chatto is to publish a "major reassessment" of 20th-century philosophy and a call to arms for the modern world from Dr Clare Mac Cumhaill and Dr Rachael Wiseman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 18:51:13 UTC ]
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Foundation: an introduction to five major themes in the work of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov

One of the greatest science fiction writers, Asimov’s work has had a lasting effect thanks to his prescient takes on technology, climate collapse and humanity’s future. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-09-24 15:01:23 UTC ]
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Penguin Business signs Gratton's 'definitive' hybrid working guide

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Harvill Secker snaps up 'ingenious' cultural history of eyeliner by Hankir

Harvill Secker has snapped up an "ingenious" cultural history of eyeliner by Zahra Hankir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Paul O'Grady signs 'major' children's book deal with HarperCollins

TV presenter and author Paul O'Grady has signed a “major” multi-book deal with HarperCollins for his debut children’s novel, Eddie Albert and the Amazing Animal Gang, the first in a planned series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 19:53:37 UTC ]
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Influx signs Miren's 'gripping' sex work novel The Service

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Transworld pre-empts 'major' history of mankind and infectious disease

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:14:01 UTC ]
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My nightstand runneth over: A proud nerd recommends new intellectual and cultural histories

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Faber signs King's 'landmark' Welsh history

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Bloomsbury to publish companion to Natural History Museum's Fantastic Beasts exhibition

Bloomsbury is to publish the "definitive" companion book to accompany the Natural History Museum's upcoming exhibition, "Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature", in collaboration with Warner Bros. Pottermore Publishing will publish the e-book.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 15:33:33 UTC ]
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W&N signs Clark on history-making Tudor ladies-in-waiting

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HarperCollins signs history of Britain told through ONS figures

HarperCollins has signed a history of Britain by Boris Starling with David Bradbury, told through figures from the Office for National Statistics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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