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'

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Three for Bloomsbury on William Hill longlist

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 09:29 Bloomsbury leads the way with three nominations across its imprints on the 14-strong longlist for the £27,500 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2011. Behind the Boundary: Cricket at a Crossroads by Graeme Wright... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lord Sugar to hold Twitter book signing

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 08:39 Pan Macmillan will be holding the world's first live Twitter book signing to launch Lord Alan Sugar's book The Way I See It: Rants, Revelations and Rules for Life. The signing will be held over www.lordsugar.tv at 1pm... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Most – But Not All – Big Magazine Publishers Sign On For Amazon's Tablet

Conde Nast, Hearst and Meredith are in for Wednesday's launch. Time Inc. isn't, and may not get there for a while. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flammarion signs Amazon deal ahead of Kindle launch

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 15:18 French publisher Flammarion has signed an agreement to sell its electronic titles through Amazon and Apple’s iBookstore. The publisher is the first in France to sign up with Amazon, just before the Kindle is expected to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arnie signs memoir deal with S&S

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 15:45 Simon & Schuster UK is publishing a memoir by action movie legend and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Natural History Museum launches ebook

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:17 The Natural History Museum has launched its first ebook for the iPad, created from the most expensive book ever sold. The ebook of The Birds of America by John James Audubon features all 435 illustration plates of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The History of Books Chronicled in ‘Books’

Although book historian Martyn Lyons has already published a half-dozen titles about books and reading, he still uncovered surprises about the subject while researching his forthcoming Books: A Living History, an illustrated overview of books in every form as well as the growth of the publishing... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs Garner's folk tales

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 08:20 HarperCollins Children's Books has bought a new collection of previously unpublished work and out of print folk tales by The Weirdstone of Brisingamen author Alan Garner for publication this autumn. Editorial director Nick Lake... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RHCN signs Laura Dockrill for three

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 11:25 Random House Children’s Books has acquired a three-book series from children’s author, poet and illustrator Laura Dockrill. Commissioning editor Lauren Buckland and editor Andrea MacDonald acquired world rights to the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hardie Grant signs Wah Nails title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 11:09 Hardie Grant UK has acquired a DIY nail art book by Sharmadean Reid, founder of fashionable nail salon WAH Nails in Dalston, east London. Commissioning editor Kate Pollard bought world rights directly from Reid. The book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McNally to join Bloomsbury

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 15:31 Rebecca McNally, fiction publishing director at Macmillan Children’s Books, is to join Bloomsbury, taking the role of publishing director and international editor-in-chief for children's books. She... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McNally to join Bloomsbury, Alltimes promoted at Macmillan

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 15:31 Rebecca McNally, fiction publishing director at Macmillan Children’s Books, is to join Bloomsbury, taking the role of publishing director and international editor-in-chief for children's books. She... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus signs 50 Cent's bullying novel

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 13:05 Quercus has bought a children's book by US rapper 50 Cent. Playground, for the 12-plus age group, is a semi-autobiographical novel on the subject of schoolyard bullying. Children's editorial director Roison Heycock bought UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roberts moves to Bloomsbury from Virago

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 10:13 French author Michele Roberts has moved to Bloomsbury from Virago for her next book, Ignorance. Alexandra Pringle acquired world English rights in a one-book deal through Ayesha Karim at Aitken Alexander. Bloomsbury will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury cooks up deal with Absolute Press

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:54 Bloomsbury has acquired independent food list Absolute Press, set up by publisher Jon Croft in 1979. Absolute Press specialises in high-end cookery titles, publishing Keith Floyd's first title in 1981. Its titles include... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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La Martinière and Google sign agreement

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 09:50 French publisher La Martinière has dropped its legal action against Google and signed an agreement with it to scan specified out-of-print French language titles. The publisher was locked in a five-year long legal battle... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury buys El Clasico

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 14:15 Bloomsbury has bought a non-fiction title about one of the great footballing rivalries in the modern game, between that of Real Madrid and Barcelona. Sport and Wisden publisher Charlotte Atyeo bought world English rights to El... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Horrible Histories hits 10,000 benchmark

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 08:45 Around 10,000 people have signed up to Scholastic's Horrible Histories virtual world since its official launch last week and the beta testing period over the summer. Publisher Scholastic intends to develop further "Horribles"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atyeo and Croft promoted at Bloomsbury

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 16/08/2011 - 08:40 Bloomsbury has appointed Charlotte Atyeo to the newly created role of publisher of sport and Wisden within the adult trade division. Commissioning editor Charlotte Croft will move into Atyeo's previous role as head of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams buys history of Oprah Winfrey's TV show

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 08:20 Abrams has bought a book looking at the history of Oprah Winfrey's US chat show. Abrams c.e.o. and president Michael Jacobs and editorial director Deborah Aaronson bought world rights from Erik Logan, president of Harpo, Inc,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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