BookExpo 2019: Gail Collins On Women of a Certain Age

Author, journalist, and New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins may be personally responsible for saving the mental health of untold numbers of readers who depend on her witty, incisive takes on the world to get them through another day in Crazytown. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Gail Rebuck to discuss women in publishing at FutureBook Live 2019

Baroness Gail Rebuck is to address the issue of women in publishing at FutureBook Live 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 03:33:27 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Maaza Mengiste on Women and War

A trip to Italy on a Fulbright fellowship provided the subject for Ethiopian-born writer Maaza Mengiste’s second novel, 'The Shadow King' (Norton, Sept.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Collins and Coe triumph at Costa Book Awards 2019

Sara Collins has won the Costa First Novel Award for her gothic romance, The Confessions of Frannie Langton (Viking), in a stellar year for début authors after three out of the five award categories were won by first-time writers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Former William Collins c.e.o. Ian Chapman dies, aged 94

The "extraordinarily talented" former Collins chairman and c.e.o. Ian Chapman has died, aged 94. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ICv2 Insider Talks 2019: Comics in the Age of Streaming

This year’s Insider Talks, ICv2's annual conference on comics and pop culture trends, will feature presentations by Graphix publisher David Saylor, ComicHub v-p Atom! Freeman, Comixology CEO David Steinberger and others. The event will be held Oct. 7 at Pace University. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rocking the Casbah at BookExpo 2019's Publishing Parties

Party correspondents Louisa Ermelino and John Maher's excellent adventure navigating BookExpo’s annual celebrations, in photos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Middle Grade Buzz Authors Discuss Filling Voids

A BookExpo panel on May 31 gathered five creators of buzzed-about middle grade novels to discuss their upcoming works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Graphic Novels For Everyone

While comics publishers generally offered mixed to positive reviews of this year's BookExpo, they were enthusiastic about the expansive presence of graphic novels throughout the programming presented at the show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Religion Publishers Still Value an Evolving Show

Though fewer in number, religion and spirituality publishers at BookExpo reported positive meetings as well as the opportunity to promote titles, make new connections, and find inspiration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Milkman’ Wins 2019 CAMEOs USA: A Rare BookExpo International Moment

The first outing in the States of London Book Fair's CAMEO Awards for book adaptation work is a lesson not only in good audiobook production but also in the essential internationalism of publishing that's missing from the shrinking BookExpo 2019. The post ‘Milkman’ Wins 2019 CAMEOs USA: A Rare... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookExpo 2019: Much A-Buzz About Middle Grade

Middle grade authors and editors will have a chance to shine today at the Meet Middle Grade Buzz Authors and the Middle Grade Editors’ Buzz panels, both moderated by Emily Hall of Main Street Books in St. Charles, Mo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Celebrating Real-Life and Fictional Sisterhood

Though Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush have lived their entire lives in the spotlight, they first became literary luminaries in 2017, with the publication of their bestselling joint memoir, 'Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Broadening the Conversation

The notion of “Giving a Voice to the Voiceless” lends itself to a range of interpretations. At today’s stage event of the same name, a range of authors and illustrators will talk about how that guided them in their most recent books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Susannah Cahalan's Unscientific Method

What do you do when one of your idols turns out to be a fake? How do you reconcile his influence on you, and on the world, with his dishonesty? These questions drive journalist Susannah Cahalan’s forthcoming book 'The Great Pretender' (Grand Central, Nov.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Bob Shea and Zachariah OHora

Bob Shea and Zachariah OHora talk about collaborating on 'Who Wet My Pants?' (Little, Brown, Sept.), a tale of blame, empathy, and forgiveness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Max Brooks Knows How to Win the Game of Thrones

Brooks thinks 'Game of Thrones' reminds us of mistaken military assumptions after the Cold War ended. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Michael Koryta Explores Locked-in Syndrome

In 'If She Wakes' (Little, Brown, May), Michael Koryta, a former private investigator and newspaper reporter, uses every detail of a character's short journey to build a suspenseful story. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Tomi Adeyemi Keeps Fantasy Real

With five starred reviews, Tomi Adeyemi’s debut novel, 'Children of Blood and Bone,' the first book in her West African–inspired YA trilogy, the Legacy of Orïsha, was thrust into the limelight. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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