Can Milo Yiannopoulos Win His Lawsuit Against S&S?

The 'Dangerous' author has filed a $10 million lawsuit against his former publisher, Simon & Schuster. Is it a publicity stunt? Or can he prevail? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for debut from S&S's Pronovost

HarperCollins has triumphed in a heated six-publisher auction for the debut novel by Nita Prose, the pen name for vice president and editorial director at Simon & Schuster in Canada, Nita Pronovost. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 11:27:10 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: 'Milo Imagines the World'

We take a look at the latest picture book collaboration from award-winning duo Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, which features a personal story about the stigma of incarceration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Adam Stower wins Alligator's Mouth Award 2020

Adam Stower has become the second person to win the Alligator's Mouth Award for illustrated fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 21:38:56 UTC ]
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MJ wins auction for Van Rensburg's 'game-changing' debut

Michael Joseph has acquired The Downfall and a second novel, Eden Lost, by debut author Laure Van Rensburg in a six-figure deal after a six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 20:13:47 UTC ]
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Vivien Leigh biography wins Theatre Book Prize 2020

Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh by Alan Strachan (I B Tauris) has been awarded the Society for Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 01:28:40 UTC ]
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Kathryn Hind wins £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at SoA Awards

Kathryn Hind, Stacey Halls and Okechukwu Nzelu are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Author Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 22:31:09 UTC ]
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Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize

For seeing society's wealth as reflecting 'the opportunities for development available to all individuals,' the German book trade's Peace Prize goes to Amartya Sen. The post Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-17 13:51:51 UTC ]
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Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

Irish author Christine Dwyer Hickey has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for her “masterpiece” The Narrow Land (Atlantic), exploring the marriage of artists Edward and Jo Hopper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 12:10:56 UTC ]
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The Internet Archive is ending the National Emergency Library over lawsuit from publishers.

Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library initiative, which made more than 1.3 million books available online for free, will end early as publishers sue for copyright infringement. The nonprofit began offering free books during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced Americans to quarantine... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-12 14:06:26 UTC ]
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Sigrid Nunez Returns After Her NBA Win

In 'What Are You Going Through,' the follow-up novel to Nunez's National Book Award winner 'The Friend,' the novelist looks at friendship and life near the end with her signature mix of gravitas and humor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lorelei Goulding wins Spread the Word’s 2020 Life Writing Prize

First-time writer Lorelei Goulding has won Spread the Word's Life Writing Prize, for her "heart-breaking story" Birdie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 12:18:00 UTC ]
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Book Giveaways: How To Enter to Win Free Books in 2020

To make your journey to free books a little easier, I've compiled this list of the best places to find free book giveaways right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-04 10:36:13 UTC ]
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Bluebird wins auction for Frostrup and Smellie's 'landmark' menopause book

Bluebird has won a multi-publisher auction for a “landmark” book on the menopause from Mariella Frostrup and Alice Smellie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 04:03:45 UTC ]
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Glasgow writer wins regional Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The regional winners of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize have been announced, with 20-year-old Reyah Martin taking the title for Europe and Canada. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 23:09:53 UTC ]
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Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire

Liberal Publishing House–specializing in politically charged content that Hanoi has tried to suppress–wins the IPA's highest honor. The post Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-03 11:35:00 UTC ]
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PA backs AAP as publishers file lawsuit against Internet Archive

The Publishers Association has expressed its support as member companies of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Internet Archive (IA), a self-described American digital library offering "universal access to all knowledge". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 17:39:50 UTC ]
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Richard Adams' estate wins back Watership Down rights

The estate and family of author Richard Adams has won back the rights to Watership Down, in a High Court case against American film producer Martin Rosen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 14:49:56 UTC ]
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NYT Mag Wins Big at Virtual National Magazine Awards

The New York Times Magazine was the top winner at this year's National Magazine Awards (commonly referred to as the "Ellies"), which were held as a virtual ceremony Thursday evening after the annual gala, originally set for Brooklyn in mid-March, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-29 01:15:13 UTC ]
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Windmill wins auction for Olivia Gatwood debut

PRH imprint Windmill is to publish debut psychological thriller Whoever You Are, Honey by Olivia Gatwood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 23:41:26 UTC ]
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Dawson's Meat Market wins the YA Book Prize

Juno Dawson has won the YA Book Prize 2020 with her “gritty and compelling” exposé of the fashion industry, Meat Market (Quercus Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 20:01:44 UTC ]
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