Boris Johnson accused of breaching ministerial code after book signing

Boris Johnson has been accused of breaching the ministerial code of conduct by allegedly promoting his book The Churchill Factor (Hodder) during a diplomatic trip to Serbia last month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson accused of breaching ministerial code after book signing

Boris Johnson has been accused of breaching the ministerial code of conduct by allegedly promoting his book The Churchill Factor (Hodder) during a diplomatic trip to Serbia last month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nadine Dorries’ book on Boris Johnson’s downfall delayed due to legal issues

Ex-MP claims her account will lay bare ‘a corruption of democracy deep at the heart of the Conservative party and in Downing Street’Nadine Dorries’ book on the downfall of Boris Johnson will be delayed until November because of “the required legal process”, the publisher has said.The former... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-31 21:12:19 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson recites Oompa-Loompas song in defence of Roald Dahl’s books

Ex-PM criticises sensitivity edit of author’s works – and also rejects sending Parthenon marbles to GreeceBoris Johnson has criticised a publisher’s rewriting of some language in Roald Dahl’s stories by reciting a song by the Oompa-Loompas.The former prime minister expressed his “irritation at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-02 19:18:38 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson joins schoolchildren for Downing Street World Book Day celebration

Prime Minister Boris Johnson took time out to celebrate World Book Day at 10 Downing Street with Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell and children from Charles Dickens Primary School in Southwark. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 18:40:51 UTC ]
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Less ado: Boris Johnson's Shakespeare book delayed for 'foreseeable future'

The incoming prime minister’s Shakespeare: The Riddle of Genius was scheduled for October 2016, but has been pushed back multiple timesThe riddle of Shakespeare’s genius must remain unsolved, for now at least, after Boris Johnson’s publisher said on Wednesday morning that the new prime... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-24 13:09:42 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson Shakespeare book shelved 'for foreseeable future' after leadership win

Hodder and Stoughton has shelved plans to publish Boris Johnson’s long-delayed book on Shakespeare “for the foreseeable future” after he was announced as the next Prime Minister.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 01:30:30 UTC ]
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Johnson signs new two-book deal with Jonathan Cape

Ana Fletcher, senior editor at Jonathan Cape, has bought two books from Man Booker-shortlisted author Daisy Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 09:17:38 UTC ]
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Hodder confirms Boris Johnson book delay

Hodder & Stoughton has confirmed Boris Johnson's biography "will not be published for the foreseeable future".  Shakespeare: The Riddle of Genius had been slated for publication in October, coinciding with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, but, according to the Daily Mail,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson 'backs out £500k book deal' with Hodder

Boris Johnson has reportedly backed out of a £500,000 book deal with Hodder & Stoughton to write a biography of William Shakespeare. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 19:22:38 UTC ]
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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 17:41:45 UTC ]
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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: An editor with a vision, the late Denis Johnson and more book news

Hello, book lovers! I’m book editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s literary news. THE BIG STORY John Freeman’s name is in lights — literary lights, that is, on the cover of the journal Freeman’s. In it, he encourages some of our greatest writers — Mohsin Hamid, Valeria Luiselli, Dave Eggers —... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Da Vinci Code code: what's the formula for a bestselling book?

Sales figures for the most popular modern authors round up familiar suspects from Dan Brown to JK Rowling. Taken together, they hint at surprising sales secretsSteve Berry could be forgiven for asking himself every day what it takes to make a book a global bestseller. Back in 2003, the former... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thessaloniki Book Fair Signs Sharjah as Its 2024 Guest of Honor

The 20th edition of Greece's Thessaloniki International Book Fair will feature Guest of Honor Sharjah in May. The post Thessaloniki Book Fair Signs Sharjah as Its 2024 Guest of Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-07 21:22:55 UTC ]
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Deesha Philyaw has signed a 7-figure book deal.

Deesha Philyaw—the National Book Award finalist whose critically-acclaimed debut, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, had trouble finding a publisher—has just inked a seven-figure, two-book deal. The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, a collection of nine stories, was turned down by several major New... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-14 18:40:18 UTC ]
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Illinois Governor Signs Landmark New Law to Discourage Book Bans in Libraries

The new law, signed by Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker on June 12, conditions state grant funding for libraries on adopting and adhering to the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights or adopting a written policy that would protect books and other resources. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Code Red’ and ‘Calling the Moon: 16 Period Stories From BIPOC Authors’

Decades after “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret,” an anthology and a novel let readers see periods through the eyes of diverse protagonists. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-02 09:00:39 UTC ]
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Sign up for the Los Angeles Times Book Club

Join our community book club. Our mission is to get Southern California reading and talking. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-04-13 19:22:10 UTC ]
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HarperCollins, Elf on the Shelf Sign Deal for a Dozen Books

HarperCollins has secured the global rights from the Lumistella Company to publish books tied to the Elf on the Shelf universe over the next five years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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