BookExpo 2017: Lemony Snicket Creator Gets Steamy: Daniel Handler

Daniel Handler, the novelist who wrote 13 A Series of Unfortunate Events books under the pen name of Lemony Snicket, found inspiration for his new novel by eavesdropping on teenagers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Neil Patrick Harris, Lemony Snicket, and Chris Harris Create Magic

In an event billed as “A Fortunate Stage Talk,” actor Neil Patrick Harris, of "Doogie Howser" and "How I Met Your Mother" fame, who currently stars as Count Olaf in the TV adaptation of "A Series of Unfortunate Events," will reunite with Chris Harris (no relation), who was the executive producer... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Handler (also known as Lemony Snicket) will host the National Book Awards

According to the National Book Foundation, the writer will be the first master of ceremonies to have published books in both the children's and adult fiction categories. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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BookCon 2017: Out of the Shadows: Lemony Snicket

"It is one of life’s bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting." If you can identify that quote as belonging to the mysterious Lemony Snicket, author of the perplexing but bestselling series, A Series of Unfortunate Events (HarperCollins),... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: PEN America Named BookExpo Ambassador Award Winner

BookExpo will honor PEN America with its seventh annual Industry Ambassador Award, which recognizes major innovators and creative leaders that make the book industry better, on June 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Silicon Valley is a popular target for writers. How does Daniel Handler’s ‘Bottle Grove’ hold up?

The latest novel from the man behind Lemony Snicket is a satire that’s missing some key ingredients. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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BookExpo 2019: Daniel José Older Is Haunted by the Past

The bestselling children’s book author Daniel José Older steps out of his comfort zone with his first literary adult novel, 'The Book of Lost Saints' (Imprint, Nov.) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lemony Snicket cancels graduation speech amid harassment allegations

US children’s author Daniel Handler, who writes under the pen name Lemony Snicket, has cancelled a speech he was due to give at a graduation ceremony amid allegations of sexual harassment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Daniel Handler goes Philip Roth, Nora Ephron is celebrated and a look at the controversial history of John Smelcer

Welcome to books this week! First, a couple of stories that you can find only online: THE BIG STORY John Smelcer’s YA book “Stealing Indians” is a finalist for the recently announced PEN Center USA awards. Questions about Smelcer have been raised since 1994, when he was teaching at the University... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Daniel Shand wins 2017's Betty Trask Prize

Daniel Shand has been named the winner of this year's £10,000 Betty Trask Prize for his darkly comic novel Fallow (Sandstone Press) at the Society of Authors’ annual awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Publishers Make New Connections, Raise Questions at BookExpo 2017

Although the trade show, which wrapped this past weekend, was well attended by religion publishers, many left the event questioning its value. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Graphic Novels than Ever at BookExpo 2017

Although comics publishers were mostly perplexed at the drop in traffic at BookExpo, they were upbeat that graphic novels had a big presence at the show, including an expansion of comics programming and artist appearances. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lemony Snicket's Bad Mood to Andersen Press

Andersen Press is to publish a new picture book from Lemony Snicket, the creator of A Series of Unfortunate Events (Egmont). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Around the World with Graphic Novels at BookExpo 2017

This year at BookExpo 2017, the Hot Graphic Novels panel featured six creators from all over the world discussing five works that spanned a variety of styles and subject matter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Incredible Shrinking BookExpo: A 2017 Recap From An Indie Publisher's Perspective

I’ve attended BookExpo (formerly BEA) ten to twelve times since I started working in book publishing in 2000. I always go Continue reading at HuffPost

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BookExpo 2017: On Race, Reviewing, and Responsibility

Questions of fairness, fact-checking, and reviewing diverse books were the subject of Book Reviews: The Diversity of Race, Ethnicity and Sexual Orientation, a panel held Friday morning at BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: At PEN America First Amendment Panel, Different Takes On Protecting Speech

BookExpo and PEN America's joint panel on Thursday afternoon, "The First Amendment Resistance," found activists and speech advocates debating the ethical and civil responsibilities of writers and publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Back to Stock Your Crock: Phyllis Good

Before slow cookers became the “must have” for every well-appointed kitchen, Phyllis Good was preaching the gospel of crockpots to millions of worshippers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Charlesbridge Debuts Teen Imprint

For the first time since its founding three decades ago, Charlesbridge Publishing in Watertown, Mass., is expanding into YA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2017: Hillary Clinton Receives Warm Bookselling Welcome

In front of a packed main stage crowd, Hillary Rodham Clinton chatted for an hour with Cheryl Strayed about politics, what books mean to her, and her upcoming works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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