BookCon 2015: 'Paper Towns' Cast and Director Reunite with John Green

Although BookCon 2015 featured appearances galore by Hollywood celebrities, the Paper Towns panel on Saturday evening surely was the highlight of this year's literary fanfest for the raucous crowd of 2,250 that filled the enormous Special Events hall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: John Green: Multi-Mega Star

Apparently movies would suck without John Green, who is downright effusive about how the movie adaptation of his 2008 novel, "Paper Towns," turned out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Mac Barnett and Jory John: The Terrible Two Put the Con Into BookCon

We are going to put the con back into BookCon,” Mac Barnett, says of the pranking workshop that he is leading with his fellow expert, or, partner-in-crime, Jory John, today, noon–12:45 p.m., on the Downtown Stage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2015: ‘Office’ Duo Kaling and Novak Reunite to Open BookCon

On Saturday, former 'Office' co-stars B.J. Novak and Mindy Kaling reunited on stage to kick off the second annual BookCon in front of a packed and boisterous crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Green to Headline BookCon Panel

"The Fault in Our Stars" author will discuss Fox's film adaptation of his novel, alongside the team behind the movie. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2017: P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast Build a World Together

When the mother-daughter writing team P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast realized that 2017 would be the 10th anniversary of the publication of Marked, the first book in their bestselling vampyre-themed YA fantasy series, House of Night, they decided they wanted to do something special to celebrate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: BookCon Grows Up... and Moves On

Two years ago, when Reed Exhibitions announced it would be adding a consumer component to its annual trade show for publishers and booksellers, reactions were mixed. Now, with next year’s BookCon moving to Chicago (along with BEA), most publishers said that, though they’re unsure what a Chicago... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cast of Harry Potter will reunite in special after 20 years — but no mention of J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are reuniting with other cast members from the blockbuster film franchise for a special 20th anniversary TV retrospective, movie studio Warner Bros. said on Tuesday. Continue reading at CBC

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Former CIA director John Brennan takes on Trump, and doesn’t hold back

His memoir recounts his suspicions on Russia and has intriguing comments on Joe Biden. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Trump is trying to block publication of John Bolton's book. What's he scared of? | Lloyd Green

The memoir reportedly depicts Trump as caring more about re-election than US national security. No wonder he wants to quash itOn Tuesday, the Trump administration asked a federal judge to block publication of John Bolton’s The Room Where It Happened, the former national security adviser’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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John Murray acquires Bodleian director's history of knowledge

John Murray is to publish Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack by Richard Ovenden, director of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookCon 2019: Never Give Up: John Cena

With his sonorous voice and stately stature, wrestler, actor, and rapper John Cena has long been a commanding presence in multiple entertainment venues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH art director John Hamilton dies aged 55

Penguin Random House's longtime art director John Hamilton has died aged 55, the publisher has confirmed, with chief executive Tom Weldon paying tribute to his "incredible spirit" which "helped define" PRH. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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John Green and PRH launch Mind fundraising campaign

Penguin Random House Children’s has pledged to donate money to the mental health charity Mind as part of a fundraising campaign tied to John Green’s latest book Turtles All The Way Down. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Turtles All the Way Down is best-selling author John Green's first novel since 2012's runaway success, The Fault in Our Stars. While that book tackled the issue of teens with cancer, this book centres on a protagonist suffering from anxiety and obsessive-compulsive thoughts and behaviour. Green,... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Green to tackle mental illness in October novel

Six years after his huge hit The Fault in Our Stars, author John Green will bring out a new novel, Turtles All the Way Down, in October. Penguin Random House Children’s UK and PRH imprint Dutton Books in the US will publish the book simultaneously on October 10th, in a global English language... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Former ABC managing director Brian Johns dies aged 79

Johns – also an adviser to Gough Whitlam and to Malcolm Fraser, political correspondent and head of Penguin books – remembered as a cultural leaderFormer ABC managing director Brian Johns has died of cancer aged 79.The outgoing managing director, Mark Scott, paid tribute to his predecessor,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Authors on the Air November 6, 2015: John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo, author of 'Ghetto Klown' (Harry N. Abrams, 978-1-4197-1518-1) will appear on 'The Wendy Williams Show' on Friday, November 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NCIBA Salutes Exiting Director Landon at 2015 Show

This year's show featured an outpouring of love for executive director Hut Landon, who is stepping down after 18 years on the job. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Four Questions for BISG Executive Director Mark Kuyper

On June 15, Mark Kuyper, former CEO of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, succeeded Len Vlahos as executive director of the Book Industry Study Group, the U.S.’s leading book trade association for standardized best practices, research, information, and educational events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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