BookCon Author List Revealed

Among the the authors set to appear at BookCon 2016 are 'Bridesmaid' star Chris O'Dowd along with his co-author, Nick V. Murphy. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid reveals 2020 New Blood list of crime-writing talent

Val McDermid has revealed her 2020 “New Blood” list of hotly tipped crime-writing talent, featuring Deepa Anappara and Elizabeth Kay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 03:04:34 UTC ]
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Black US authors top New York Times bestseller list as protests continue

Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo among those on list, marking first time top 10 entries are primarily titles on race issuesGeorge Floyd killing – latest US updatesBlack American authors, including Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo, have surged to the top of the latest New York Times’... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 18:10:43 UTC ]
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A Queer Reading List from LGBTQ-Identified Authors at the PDX Book Festival

THIS NOVEMBER, the PDX Book Festival took place in Portland, Oregon. The annual one-day event always includes some of the best contemporary writers, and many of the best contemporary writers are queer. (We are good artists.) This year, the festival included over 100 authors participating in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-22 20:00:19 UTC ]
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Mabey hails Oneworld fiction list as Jones, Dean and Schweblin reveal 2020 titles

Oneworld showcased its Spring 2020 highlights last night, as publisher Juliet Mabey toasted ten years of success.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 00:07:43 UTC ]
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The Novels That Shaped Our World: BBC reveals 100-strong list

Novels by authors including Toni Morrison, Sylvia Plath and Salman Rushdie have been recognised by the BBC in a new list of novels that have shaped the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 15:14:17 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite reveals four new titles for 2020 list

Yellow Kite has revealed four new titles it has acquired for its 2020 list with a programme that covers the "emotional, physical and spiritual needs of our readers", according to publisher Liz Gough. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 19:17:39 UTC ]
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Obama reveals summer reads as Morrison, Whitehead, Chiang and Mantel top list

Barack Obama has revealed his summer reading list, including titles from Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead, Ted Chiang and Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 11:40:17 UTC ]
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Tramp Press reveals three-book list for 2020

Irish indie Tramp Press has acquired a three-book list for 2020 featuring new titles by Sara Baume, Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Jack Fennell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 11:18:19 UTC ]
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State school children miss out on author visits, NLT report reveals

Writers say a lack of funding and cuts to libraries mean children from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out when it comes to school visits, after a new report shows that independent schools are far more likely to have welcomed an author in the past year than state schools. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:33:29 UTC ]
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Ridout's Boldwood reveals 20-strong all-female launch list

Amanda Ridout has announced a "thrilling" 20-strong, all-female launch list for her new commercial fiction press Boldwood, with plans to publish in e-book, audio and print-on-demand simultaneously on a global scale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 02:56:15 UTC ]
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Bonnier Zaffre signs three debut authors to Memory Lane list

Bonnier adult fiction imprint Zaffre has signed debut authors Shirley Mann, Katie Hutton, and Gillie Holmes to its Memory Lane list of saga-writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama reveals favourite books of 2018 - and Becoming tops list

Barack Obama has revealed his favourite books of 2018—and his wife Michelle's memoir Becoming (Viking) has topped his list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School Librarian of the Year honour list revealed

Four "exciting and innovative" librarians have made it onto to the Honour List for the SLA School Librarian of the Year Award 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama reveals Africa-inspired summer reading list

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nelson Mandela and Ben Rhodes are among the authors featured on Barack Obama's summer reading list ahead of his trip to Africa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Demands South Carolina Police Cease Pressure on School About Reading List

The Authors Guild releases a letter sent to the president of a South Carolina police association: 'Attempts at censorship by law enforcement organizations cannot be tolerated in a democracy.' The post Authors Guild Demands South Carolina Police Cease Pressure on School About Reading List... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kerr picture book cover revealed as author turns 95

HarperCollins Children’s Books has revealed the cover of Judith Kerr’s new picture book to celebrate the author’s 95th birthday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo and BookCon 2018: Authors Explore the Multiplicities of Diversity

Both BookExpo and BookCon organizers have committed themselves to scheduling panels meant to raise awareness of diversity and multiculturalism in literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2018: YA Authors and a Former President Draw Fans to Javits

BookCon 2018 drew about 20,000 booklovers to the Javits Center this past weekend. While many attendees were there to see their favorite bestselling YA authors, others wanted to meet a debut novelist named Bill Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2018: Four Sci-Fi Authors Talk Reality, Identity, And #Fearlesswomen

Four sci-fi authors—Charlie Jane Anders, Seth Dickinson, S.L. Huang, and V.E. Schwab—will appear in not one but two panel discussions. Riffing on the panel titles, we asked them how reality, identity, and fearless female characters influence their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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