Books in the Media: Violeta by Allende steals the show

Violeta by Isabel Allende (Bloomsbury) was dubbed “a great sweeping story like a river in spate” by critics this week, picking up mentions in the Guardian, Financial Times, New Statesman, Independent and the Telegraph, while Free Love by Tessa Hadley (Jonathan Cape) and Reality+ by David J Chalmers (Allen Lane) also captured the critics' attention.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Books in the Media: Violeta by Allende steals the show

Violeta by Isabel Allende (Bloomsbury) was dubbed “a great sweeping story like a river in spate” by critics this week, picking up mentions in the Guardian, Financial Times, New Statesman, Independent and the Telegraph, while Free Love by Tessa Hadley (Jonathan Cape) and Reality+ by David... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-24 19:58:05 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Perusing Pets: A Reading List of Books Where Animal Companions Steal the Show

No romance story is complete without a best friend side character, and sometimes that best friend has four legs and a tail. Something goes hand-in-hand about seeing people fall in love and having a beloved pet along for the journey. Perhaps it’s the human-animal connection transcending the page,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Media Decoder Blog: Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books

The ebook format became the most popular one for adult fiction in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks, according to an annual survey. Net revenue from ebook sales over all more than doubled from 2010. Continue reading at The New York Times

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U.S. Book Show: A New Book Show Arrives

Welcome to the inaugural U.S. Book Show, a different kind of trade show. 'Publishers Weekly' editorial director Jim Milliot introduces the next big thing in publishing conferences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Meg Medina on Her 'Rebellious' Books for Young Readers

On May 24, Newbery Medalist and newly appointed National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Meg Medina sat down with the 'New York Times for Kids' editorial director Amber Williams to discuss her storied career, the 10th anniversary of 'Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass,' and her latest... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Human Connection Powers the Book Business

Editors and literary agents on the mechanics—and the emotions—behind the publishing business, what makes a bestseller, and how book bidding wars can cloud expectations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Drawing Is Power! Chuck D Launches Book and Imprint at U.S. Book Show

Celebrated rapper Chuck D continues his social activism as a visual artist, releasing a set of graphic journals via Enemy Books, a new imprint launched in partnership with Akashic Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Upcoming Big Books

Meet the authors behind some of the adult, children’s, and graphic titles on PW’s radar. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Main Street Books

Main Street Books in Lafayette, Ind., is a favorite of Angry Robot Books publicist Caroline Lambe, who appreciates the eight-year-old indie as a “wonderful proactive supporter of inclusivity, regularly posting on its socials about the book buying bans and what positive action to take.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Interabang Books

Named after the combination of a question mark and an exclamation point, Interabang Books meets challenging questions with bold answers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: How TikTok Is Transforming Book Marketing

Panelists from Atria, Barnes & Noble, BookTok, Penguin, and St. Martin's gathered to discuss how the app is rewriting the rules for selling books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Fairs Show the Pulse of the Book Biz

Book fairs in the U.S. evolve alongside the industry, and while some have declined in the digital age, others have thrived through embracing regionality and technology, writes ‘PW’ Midwest correspondent Claire Kirch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Show Your Book Club Pride With These Book Club Gifts

You'll be telling everyone about your latest group picks with these book club goods for your body, your tote, your notes, and more. - Kelly Jensen Continue reading at Book Riot

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Books in the Media: The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk is the pick of the bunch

https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/books/2021/12/olga-tokarczuks-the-books-of-jacob-an-epic-that-sinks-under-the-weight-of-factsThis week in fiction, The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk (Fitzcarraldo) continued to be covered in the newspapers, picking up mentions in the Telegraph and New... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books in the Media: newspapers reveal their best books of the year

In the lead up to Christmas, many publications, including the Guardian, Times, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Evening Standard, Financial Times, New York Times and iNews, have released their best book of the year articles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books in the Media: My Body by Emily Ratajkowski dominated the media this week

My Body by Emily Ratajkowski (Quercus) dominated the media this week as her essay collection featured in the Guardian, Telegraph, Times, Evening Standard, Financial Times, New York Times, New Statesman, Independent, Observer, Atlantic, Forbes, New Yorker, iNews and Irish Times. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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U.S. Book Show: 'PW' Editors' Picks, Picture Books

Kicking off the day of children’s editors' picks was a conversation between eight editors on forthcoming picture books moderated by 'PW' senior children’s reviews editor Amanda Bruns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Political Books and the Trump ‘Sugar High’

In a conversation at the U.S. Book Show, two agents and two editors provided an in-depth look at perhaps the most heated issue in publishing in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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