Bodley Head praises 'rich time' for non-fiction

Five Bodley Head authors discussed their upcoming books at a dinner in London’s Balthazar, with publishing director Stuart Williams praising the “rich time” for non-fiction books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bodley Head is publishing a new "important" non-fiction book by journalist Rachel Cooke, called The Reckoning. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The selection of Laura Lang, the head of the digital ad agency Digitas, would add online expertise to the country’s largest magazine publisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Bodley Head acquires Werner Herzog memoir in two-book deal

The Bodley Head has acquired two titles from German filmmaker and storyteller Werner Herzog, including a memoir.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carrie Jade Williams wins Bodley Head and FT essay prize

The Bodley Head and the Financial Times have announced Carrie Jade Williams as the winner of their eighth annual essay prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In praise of pandemic fiction

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8 Science Fiction Novels by Authors of Color for the End Times

Are these the end times? Who knows! Settle into this current quasi-dystopian reality with recent books by American writers of color. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bodley Head wins 11-publisher auction for Odell

The Bodley Head has won an 11-publisher auction for the next book by Jenny Odell, author of the New York Times bestseller How To Do Nothing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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How language can destroy or rebuild, per Times Book Prize fiction winner Ben Lerner

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The Bodley Head wins six-way auction for Foulkes' corrective on mental illness

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The L.A. Times announces its 2019 Book Prize finalists and a new award for science fiction.

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The Graveyard Talks Back: Arundhati Roy on Fiction in the Time of Fake News

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Legend Times launches non-fiction publisher Hero

The Legend Times group has launched a new publisher called Hero, specialising in "inspirational and thought-provoking" non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bodley Head scoops Rachel Maddow's take on oil industry

Bodley Head will publish MSNBC news anchor Rachel Maddow’s take on "the unimaginably lucrative and equally corrupting oil and gas industry". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bodley Head to publish Minouche Shafik

The Bodley Head will publish What Do We Owe Each Other?: A New Social Contract for the 21st Century by Minouche Shafik, director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Grant’s biography shows why Bagehot was called ‘the greatest Victorian’ — and why we should pay attention to him now. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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