Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-23 14:41:55 UTC ]
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Watch 'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel at the L.A. Times Book Club

Emily St. John Mandel, author of the pandemic bestseller "Station Eleven," discusses her novels with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel joins the L.A. Times Book Club May 19

Emily St. John Mandel chronicles a global pandemic and financial crisis in her novels, 'Station Eleven' and 'The Glass Hotel.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters talk food and family with L.A. Times Book Club

In a virtual meet-up, "Almost Home" author Fanny Singer and mother and famed chef Alice Waters join book club readers April 21 for a kitchen conversation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times Book Club is back, virtually, with L.A. noir authors

Join author Steph Cha and Joe Ide for a streaming conversation about new L.A. noir. The March 30 event will be live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Ronan Farrow, author of 'Catch and Kill,' joins the Times Book Club

Journalist Ronan Farrow discusses "Catch and Kill" and #MeToo revelations on Oct. 22 with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Chicago rapper Noname’s new book club highlights work from writers of color.

If you don’t know Noname, the Chicago rapper and former slam poet born as Fatimah Nyeema Warner, now might be a good time to read up following the official launch of her book club on Wednesday. The unassuming 90s kid launched to fame after some notable collaborations with artists like Mick... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

The children's novelist inspiring BAME readers to see themselves positively in the stories they read. Continue reading at BBC News

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GalleyMatch Offers A New Dating Service for Publishers and Book Clubs

Authors Judy Gelman and Vicki Levy Krupp have launched GalleyMatch, a matchmaking program that gets galleys into the hands of book clubs directly from publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bringing a Brooklyn Twist to Book Clubs

The Bushwick Book Club has everything—big performances, chapters across the country and overseas, and a podcast. All it doesn't have is a book club. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fight Club author left with 'no reserves to write the next book' after fraud

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk has said he may be forced to sell his house in order to stay afloat after an accountant at his literary agency was arrested for embezzling $3.4m (£2.5m) from the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fortress Brings Bestselling Author's Book Back to Print Following Scandal

Fortress Press is reissuing ‘Jesus + Nothing = Everything’ by Tullian Tchividjian, the grandson of Billy Graham whose book was taken out of print after admitting to extra-marital affairs in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kiwi authors of LGBTQ children's book hope it will bring 'kindness'

After receiving praise from LGBTQ activists across the globe, the Wellington-based authors of LGBTQ children's book Promised Land have released a second book in the series, Maiden Voyage. Continue reading at Stuff

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Author brings history book alive with smartphone technology

Its pages are filled with history but a very modern invention has helped bring an old subject bang-up-to-date, Continue reading at Stuff

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Zoella relaunches WH Smith book club with author 'friends'

Zoella has re-launched her book club with W H Smith, this time enlisting the help of fellow authors to select the titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children's author brings books to life through augmented reality

There's nothing quite like having a book literally come to life in the palm of your hands. Continue reading at Stuff

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Authors turn out to celebrate W H Smith's Richard and Judy Book Club

Authors including Jilly Cooper, David Nicholls, Robert Harris and Rosamund Lupton turned out at a party to celebrate the success of the Richard and Judy Book Club with W H Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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German Publisher dtv Launches New Service for Book Clubs

One of German publisher dtv's latest initiatives is an information portal aimed at marketing their titles to the numerous book clubs around the country. The post German Publisher dtv Launches New Service for Book Clubs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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