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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US memoir crashes Canongate's party

Francis Bickmore discusses Canongate's decision to speed through the publishing process of its recent acquisition Sick, a "remarkably courageous" memoir by Iranian-American author Porochista Khakpour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate grabs rights to Winterson's lecture on gender inequality

Canongate will this November publish Jeanette Winterson’s lecture on gender inequality, given at The Houses of Parliament in June and broadcast on BBC One. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jerusalem Book Fair revamped as 'forum'

The Jerusalem Book Fair has been revamped, shifting away from a convention hall to a “dynamic forum”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate acquires next in Scarlett Thomas's Worldquake series

Canongate has signed a new book in Scarlett Thomas's Worldquake children's book series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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APA Revamps Audie Awards, Gala

In an effort to raise the profile of its most prestigious honor—the Audie Award—the Audio Publishers Association is moving the date for its annual Audie Awards Gala and streamlining the Awards themselves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate signs 'remarkably courageous' memoir on illness

Canongate is to publish a "remarkably courageous and highly topical" memoir by Porochista Khakpour entitled Sick. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Centre for Writing opens after £2m revamp

The National Centre for Writing launches this week in Norwich following a £2m regeneration of historic Dragon Hall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to livestream 'Twin Peaks' marathon to mark David Lynch publication

Canongate is to mark the global publication of filmmaker David Lynch’s "highly anticipated" memoir, Room to Dream, with a marathon "Twin Peaks" viewing session. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Brainy backlist’ helps boost non-fiction market

A dramatic shift is under way in the non-fiction market with "more intelligent" titles on the rise, partially the result of the continuing wane of the celebrity market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google is revamping Google News with more video and higher speed

Google is revamping Google News with a new design that will incorporate elements of the Newsstand app and YouTube, according to people familiar with the plans.The search giant is expected to unveil the new digital media destination next week at its developer conference, and it has been talking... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to publish Think Like a White Man

Canongate has snapped up the "definitive self-help gospel on how to understand, overcome and overthrow the White Man", by Penguin WriteNow graduate Nels Abbey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lessons from Putin picked up by Canongate

Vladimir Putin: Life Coach, edited by Rob Sears—who compiled the Christmas 2017 hit, The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump—has been signed by Canongate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate Ups Its U.S. Presence

Jamie Byng, who heads up the Edinburgh-based house, is convinced that now is finally Canongate’s time in the States. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A L Kennedy's 'deeply moving' fable to Canongate

Canongate has acquired a "magical, charming and deeply moving" literary fable by Costa Prize-winning novelist A L Kennedy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Exploration of humans' relationship with the Cosmos to Canongate

Canongate is to publish a journey through the history of humanity's relationship with the heavans, by science writer Jo Marchant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys full audio rights for nine Philippa Gregory backlist books

HarperCollins has closed a deal with historical novelist Philippa Gregory for full audio rights for nine of her backlist titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate signs psychoanalyst's 'absorbing' title

Canongate has signed an "utterly absorbing and original" literary non-fiction title by psychoanalyst Mikita Brottman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple said to ready revamped ebooks push against Amazon

Apple is ready to take on Amazon.com in the digital book market again, years after regulators forced the iPhone maker to back down from an earlier effort to challenge the e-commerce giant's lead. Apple is working on a redesigned version of its iBooks ebook reading application for iPhones and... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent

Two of the five top sellers in 2017 in Canada were backlist, which was up 2 percent over 2016. Print unit sales fell 4 percent, value down 3 percent. The post BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Backlist Books Win in 2017

In a nonelection year that saw politics leap even more to the forefront of public discourse than the year prior, 2017’s biggest books were, for the most part, nonpolitical—and many came from the backlist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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