Canongate revamps Haig's backlist

Canongate is to republish five adult fiction titles from Matt Haig’s backlist this June with a new series design. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chener Books modernises with Google digital revamp scheme

A 40-year-old independent bookshop in London has undergone a digital transformation after its owner signed up to a Google project which pairs young people with businesses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 12:35:21 UTC ]
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Long-Term Relationships: Backlist Backbones 2019

Engaged fans and ongoing relevance keep the backlist going at independent publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood, Haig and Kay join National Theatre's celebration of authors

Margaret Atwood, Matt Haig and Adam Kay will all take part in the National Theatre's upcoming Authors of Stage series celebrating authors across the world.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 09:38:02 UTC ]
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McDonald's revamps its harassment policy as criticism mounts

McDonald’s Corp., in the face of criticism for its handling of harassment complaints, said it’s training workers to deal with the issue and is starting a hotline for victims. In a letter responding to an inquiry from U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook said... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-21 15:09:47 UTC ]
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Canongate snaps up 'unique' debut in six-way auction

Canongate has secured the first book by Northern Irish nature writer and essayist Kerri ní Dochartaigh following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate nets Moffat’s Lindisfarne 'pilgrimage'

Canongate will publish Scottish writer Alistair Moffat’s exploration of the tidal island of Lindisfarne, To the Island of Tides. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawkins and Wiig to star in Haig's Boy Called Christmas movie

Shooting has begun on a Studiocanal and Netflix movie adaptation of Matt Haig’s children’s book A Boy Called Christmas (Canongate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate snaps up paperback rights to Eaves' Murmur

Canongate has acquired paperback rights to Will Eaves’ prize-winning novel Murmur (CB Editions) about the last years of Alan Turing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cranachan Publishing signs debut author Joan Haig

Scottish publisher Cranachan has signed debut author Joan Haig to its middle-grade imprint, Pokey Hat, for her first title Tiger Skin Rug. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist

Booksellers in French-language Canada are required to carry extensive backlist titles but say sales of them are slow and require staff training. The post In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Matt Haig pens Truth Pixie sequel

Canongate will publish a sequel to Matt Haig’s The Truth Pixie, entitled The Truth Pixie Goes to School, this August. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate

The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate. The post Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate’s Searing spoof

Canongate will publish the third humour title by Rob Sears, Choose Your Own Apocalypse with Kim Jong-un & Friends. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to publish facsimile edition of hand-drawn Joni Mitchell book

Canongate has snapped up the rights to a rare book of poetry, lyrics and watercolours by singer Joni Mitchell.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate snaps up world rights to Hall's new book

Canongate will publish Stephen Hall's new book, Maxwell's Demon, in February 2020, with a six-figure pre-empt in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate grabs Thorn's tale of women in music

Canongate has acquired a second book from singer and author Tracey Thorn, My Rock ‘n’ Roll Friend, about "rock ‘n’ roll love affairs" and female friendship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baroness Lola Young joins as judge for revamped Staunch Prize

The Staunch Book Prize has returned for a second year with a new judging panel of Baroness Lola Young, academic Dr Dominic Willmott and US editor Elaine Richard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate acquires Basil's Be My Guest

Canongate c.e.o. Jamie Byng has acquired rights to Priya Basil’s "wise and engrossing" Be My Guest, slated for publication in November 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate bags 'haunting' debut from Aitken in two-book deal

Canongate has bagged the "haunting" debut novel by editor and ghostwriter Molly Aitken in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate buys two more of Parks' Harry McCoy

Canongate will publish the next two books in Alan Parks’ Glasgow-set Harry McCoy crime series, likened by the publisher to a "Celtic Sopranos". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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