Brontë Society wins auction to bring rare Charlotte Brontë book home

The Brontë Society in Haworth has won an auction to bring one of Charlotte Brontë’s rare ‘little books' back home.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 12:51:15 UTC ]
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Walker Books and Girlguiding join forces to bring adventures into homes

This week Walker Books launched a family guide to adventure activities 100 Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up, the first children's book by author, adventurer and Girlguiding ambassador Anna McNuff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 13:51:42 UTC ]
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Raven Books wins American noir classic in six-way auction

Raven Books has won the American noir classic, Nightmare Alley, in a “hotly contested” six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 09:22:48 UTC ]
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Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

Astrophysicist Raman Prinja and artist Chris Wormell’s book Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum (Templar Publishing), about the wonders of space, has scooped the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 19:41:46 UTC ]
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William Collins wins Mundy's 'urgent' climate change book in three-way auction

William Collins has triumphed in a three-way auction to publish Financial Times journalist Simon Mundy’s "urgent and practical" book on how climate change will transform global industry, economy and international development. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:03:08 UTC ]
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Brontë Parsonage Museum launches fundraiser to buy rare Charlotte Brontë book

The Brontë Parsonage Museum has launched a fundraising campaign to buy a rare manuscript by Charlotte Brontë.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 14:42:10 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins 15-publisher auction for book on grief by Cariad Lloyd

Bloomsbury has won a 15-publisher bidding war for a book on grief by podcaster Cariad Lloyd, in “one of the fiercest auctions” managed by agent Nelle Andrew of PFD, for a "significant" six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-04 20:54:25 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins auction for Samantha Walton's 'nature cure' book

Bloomsbury has won an auction for academic Samantha Walton’s exploration of the "long cultural legacy of the ‘nature cure’". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 23:59:19 UTC ]
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Rare ‘Harry Potter’ book featuring misspelled title fetches $90,000 at auction

A rare first edition of a "Harry Potter" book featuring a misspelled title fetched about $90,000 at an auction last week, the Independent reported Friday. The copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (published in the U.S. as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"), the first book in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins wins Selfie author Storr’s next book at auction

William Collins has acquired The Science of Storytelling, the next book by Will Storr, author of 2016’s Selfie: How the West Became Self-Obsessed (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Optical Illusions wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

A book about optical illusions has beaten off competition from titles about space and dinosaurs to win this year’s £10,000 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere wins auction to publish Zelda the cat's first book

Sphere is publishing the first book of London rescue cat Curious Zelda, whose startled look has attracted a following of more than 80,000 on Twitter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops FT prize-winning tech book at 'competitive auction'

The winner of last year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for young authors has made deals well over six figures across five countries for a book about technology innovation, with William Collins scooping the book in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for 'powerful' book on racism in sport

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a book about sport and race from former journalist Derek A Bardowell following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluebird wins auction for Pope's 'timely' next book

Pan Macmillan imprint Bluebird has signed a "revealing" new book on politics and society by His Holiness Pope Francis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Portobello wins nine-way auction for bias book

Portobello Books has acquired The End of Bias, a "ground-breaking" book by American journalist Jessica Nordell following a "heated" nine-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay House UK wins Bernstein's self-help book after five-way auction

Hay House UK has won the rights to publish Gabrielle Bernstein’s new book The Judgement Detox after a “heated” five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornerstone wins 'Book of the Year' in hotly-contested auction

In a "hotly contested" auction, Cornerstone has acquired a book of strange-but-true trivia authored by the "QI elves" behind weekly podcast "No Such Thing As A Fish". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Heinemann wins auction for book on racial bias

William Heinemann has acquired Biased: The New Science of Race and Inequality by social psychologist Dr Jennifer Eberhardt at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beedle the Bard: Rare Harry Potter book fetches £370,000 at auction

A one-off copy of a Harry Potter spin-off book that was handwritten by JK Rowling sells for almost £370,000. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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