Books by Smith, de Botton and Lewycka among Penguin General 2016 highlights

A collection of essays from Zadie Smith, a novel critiquing the concept of romantic love by Alain de Botton and Marina Lewycka’s first book in four years are among the highlights of Penguin General’s spring 2016 list. Authors and staff from Penguin General – which comprises of imprints Penguin, Hamish Hamilton, Viking, Fig Tree and Portfolio – presented the highlights at a showcase in Waterstones Piccadilly last night (Wednesday 1st July). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Osman, Smith and Alderton at Penguin General showcase

Richard Osman, Ali Smith and Dolly Alderton were among the line-up of authors at a packed Penguin General 2020 Spring Showcase. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Your starter for 10: highlights of Frankfurt Book Fair 2016

Tom Tivnan selects some of the highlights from the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016's events programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2016 German Book Prize Shortlist Highlights Six New Novels

Out of 156 original submissions, the seven-member jury led by Christoph Schröder chose six novels for the prestigious German Book Prize shortlist. The post 2016 German Book Prize Shortlist Highlights Six New Novels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AWP 2016: Book Fair Kicks Off; Penguin Random House Takes Notice of Literary 'Tastemakers'

The annual AWP conference opened Thursday at the L.A. Convention Center with nearly 11,000 attendees and a record number of exhibitors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette and Penguin Random House lead British Book Awards Books of the Year shortlists

Hachette and Penguin Random House have earned 11 shortlistings each in the British Book Awards’ Books of the Year awards, with Pan Macmillan garnering three nods and Faber and HarperCollins both winning two nominations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'New York Times Book Review' Announces Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2016

The 'New York Times Book Review' has revealed the 10 titles on its 64th annual list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kids' Books at Brooklyn Book Festival 2016: A Photo Essay

Readers, authors, and publishers gathered together in downtown Brooklyn on September 17 and 18 for the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2016: What If Books Could Write Themselves?

On Tuesday, in the first session in the London Book Fair's Interactive Theater, Guy Gadney, CEO and Founder of To Play For, said technology is beginning to emerge that will "create a new publishing form." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2016: Translators Champion Books in Underrepresented Languages

In a panel called "Translating from the Margins,” literary translators shed light on the advantages of bringing books written in underrepresented languages into English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

In their keynotes, Penguin Random House U.K. publisher and bestselling author Philip Pullman stressed that while technology is changing, publishing's mission, storytelling, is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: The Markets to Open 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

Last year the Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives launched a new conference, the Markets: Global Publishing Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Taipei Book Fair 2016: Adult Coloring Books a Local Craze

This year's Taipei fair highlighted shifting interest for local readers who are now more interested in history, democracy, capitalism...and adult coloring books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA, LéaLA, and Expolit Book Fairs Highlight Books in Spanish: Spanish Publishing 2015

Book fairs have become much more aware of the purchasing power of the Hispanic population in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin book picks up book prize

A book about a penguin who flies to the tropics with the aid of a kite is named the winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Penguin Books India pulls controversial book on Hinduism

Penguin Books India agreed to withdraw the book from circulation in India as well as destroy every copy of the book. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Penguin Books India pulps academic book on Hinduism in legal settlement

The Hindus: An Alternative History by Professor Wendy Doniger of the University of Chicago drew criticism from conservative Hindus and scholars for its orthodoxy and accuracyPenguin Books India has agreed to withdraw from sale all copies of a book that takes an unorthodox view of Hinduism, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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