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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-31 05:30:51 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: S&S Welcomes Angelina Ballerina and Max & Ruby

Three classic picture book and board book characters, who have enchanted multiple generations of children, return in a pair of fall releases from Simon & Schuster. The books mark the relaunch of the Angelina Ballerina and Max & Ruby series under the S&S banner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Templar to publish 2019 Illustration Prize-winning title

Templar Publishing, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish the Templar Illustration Prize-winning Bread, Buns and Biscuits by Paula White. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 15:37:27 UTC ]
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Can’t get enough Game of Thrones or Star Wars? New editions on cult favorites are here to satisfy.

Escape again into the worlds created by George R.R. Martin, Ray Bradbury, Lewis Carroll and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-06 10:57:16 UTC ]
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'Game of Thrones' duo are making a 'Three-Body Problem' series for Netflix

Fresh off of adapting a book series that did pretty well as a TV show, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are bringing another trilogy of novels to the small screen. Along with Alexander Woo (The Terror: Infamy and True Blood), the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-09-01 15:20:58 UTC ]
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Game of Thrones creators to bring Liu Cixin’s sci-fi trilogy to Netflix

David Benioff and DB Weiss to adapt The Three-Body Problem and two sequels with Alexander WooGame of Thrones co-creators David Benioff and DB Weiss are to adapt a series of hit science fiction novels by Chinese author Liu Cixin for Netflix. Together with Alexander Woo, who has worked on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-01 14:29:32 UTC ]
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MJ wins auction for Van Rensburg's 'game-changing' debut

Michael Joseph has acquired The Downfall and a second novel, Eden Lost, by debut author Laure Van Rensburg in a six-figure deal after a six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 20:13:47 UTC ]
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A great Bigfoot novel may be lurking out there. Max Brooks’s ‘Devolution’ isn’t it.

Given monster stories by Mary Shelley, Stephen King and other masters of the macabre, Brooks is trying to fill some awfully big shoes here. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-09 15:19:49 UTC ]
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Max Brooks's 'Devolution' follows Bigfoot into the dark forest of terror

Ron Charles tracks the Sasquatch legend that won't die in Max Brooks's "Devolution" Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-08 08:25:32 UTC ]
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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Multi-award winning poet Raymond Antrobus has been named winner of the 2019 Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award for his debut The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 08:18:28 UTC ]
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Sandler, Krasznahorkai, Sze, Broom, Choi, Win 2019 National Book Awards

At the 70th National Book Awards, held again this year at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, LeVar Burton presided over a smoothly run evening attended by a typically ebullient and dapper publishing industry crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Manga, Novels, Anime, Games Mingle at Anime NYC 2019

Anime NYC 2019, held at the Javits Center November 15-17, expanded to fill the entire 410,000 square foot main exhibition floor of the convention center, with booths from anime, game, and manga companies and all kinds of merchandise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian Williams Wins 2019 Giller Prize

Ian Williams has won the C$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's most prestigious and richest award for fiction, for his debut novel, 'Reproduction,' published by Random House Canada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller prize for debut novel

Ian Williams has won the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary award for fiction, for his novel Reproduction.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-11-19 03:04:37 UTC ]
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Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

British author and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has won the 2019 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 22:58:18 UTC ]
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Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

Authors Nafissa Thompson-Spires (fiction), Terrance Hayes (poetry), and Imani Perry (nonfiction) were the winners of the Hurston/Wright Foundation's annual Legacy Awards, presented October 18 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chadwick and McMillan win 2019 Polari Prizes

Angela Chadwick and Andrew McMillan have won the 2019 Polari Prizes, celebrating work that explores the LGBT experience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 03:42:03 UTC ]
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