Books: The trouble with publishing accused harassers; Ernie, Bert and authorial intent; the Brown family dynasty; and more book news

Welcome! It’s sunny here in El Segundo. I’m Carolyn Kellogg with not one but two essays from Critics at Large this week, because it has been a big week for cultural questions in the world of books. Let’s get started. THE FIRST BIG ESSAY Critic at Large Laila Lalami looks at two big recent essays... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The library fire, a criminal family, reviews and book news

Hello! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. THE BIG STORY Although Susan Orlean is a staff writer for the New Yorker, she lives in Los Angeles part-time, and for the last six years has been writing a book that investigates a mystery many of us... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: An indie publisher with a vision, Halloween in August and more book news

Welcome readers! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY It’s not easy starting a publishing house; it’s even harder if you try to do it outside typical distribution channels, including Amazon. But that’s what J.C. Gabel has done with his L.A.-based... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donald Trump's niece Mary set to publish explosive book about her family

Too Much and Never Enough, due in August, is expected to detail her role as primary source for exposé of the president’s tax affairsDonald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, will publish a “harrowing and salacious” book about the president this August, according to reports.The Daily Beast revealed on... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publisher accused of 'ripping off' best-selling book on racism

Ben Lindsay’s We Need To Talk About Race has similar cover and title to prizewinning book by Reni Eddo-LodgeThe publisher of a new book about racism in the UK has been accused of “ripping off” Reni Eddo-Lodge’s best-selling polemic Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, after... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-18 17:51:47 UTC ]
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Little, Brown to publish Harry Potter and the Cursed Child behind the scenes book

An official behind-the-scenes book of the record-breaking play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One and Two" will be published by Little, Brown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Penguin Random House Merges Two of its Successful Publishing Lines

Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random House, will oversee the merged publishing lines of Random House and the Crown Publishing Group. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Publishers Suspend Publication of Accused Pastor’s Books

At least two Christian publishing houses are halting the publication of books by Bill Hybels, the former pastor of a megachurch outside of Chicago, amid allegations against him of sexual misconduct. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown Spark, Bluebird to Publish Marie Kondo’s New Book

Little Brown Spark and Bluebird have acquired 'Joy At Work: The Career-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,' a new book on organizing office and work spaces by Marie Kondo and Scott Sonenshein, for simultaneous publication in the U.S. and the U.K. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown Speaks at Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘Origin’ Is Published in Germany by Bastei Lübbe

Releasing in some 50 languages in early October, Dan Brown's 'Origin' is set 'on a trail marked by modern art and enigmatic symbols.' The post Dan Brown Speaks at Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘Origin’ Is Published in Germany by Bastei Lübbe appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When a Niche-Audience Tabloid Takes Off in the UK, Is It News to Book Publishing?

As a case of 'pop-up publishing' takes hold in the news sector—and print sells—not everyone agrees there's a takeaway here for books. The post When a Niche-Audience Tabloid Takes Off in the UK, Is It News to Book Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook changes the News Feed to favor friends and family over publishers

Facebook has published for the first time a list of “News Feed Values,” Facebook’s secret sauce of what makes the algorithm tick. The social network is adjusting the recipe with a heavy helping of content from friends and family, likely an attempt to get people to share more, given that there... Continue reading at Digiday

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News Corp sees strong growth in digital real estate services and book publishing

The company’s quarterly earnings call beats analysts’ expectations despite a fall in total revenue from the previous quarter and a net loss of $379mNews Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and the Times, reported a better-than-expected quarterly results as strong growth in its digital real... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Paul Carr’s NSFWCorp Raises Seed Round to Publish News, Books–On Paper

As print magazine and book publishers struggle to stay afloat, Not Safe For Work, a print magazine and news startup in Las Vegas, has raised $250,000 in seed funding from Base Ventures, VentureWire has learned. The company offers a monthly print ma ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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How Bad News Brings the Publishing Family Together

The response of people to the sad news concerning Iain Banks, who announced he has terminal cancer, makes us realize how the book trade is like a huge, extended family. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Oprah's book club return is good news for publishers

Though results aren't what they used to be, sales still spiked for the first pick. Continue reading at Crains New York

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In E-Books, Publishing Houses Have a Rival in News Sites

Swiftly and at little cost, newspapers, magazines and sites like The Huffington Post are publishing their own version of ebooks. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish true crime book

Mirror Books has acquired true crime story The Witness by journalist Nicola Tallant.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 02:59:59 UTC ]
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SAS star Ollerton to publish second book with Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is publishing a second book with ex-Special Forces soldier Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton, the star of Channel 4's show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 12:19:26 UTC ]
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