Carmichael writes on post-Brexit education for John Catt

Neil Carmichael, a former Conservative MP and recent chair of the Education Select Committee, is to write on education reform for independent John Catt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys education publisher John Catt

Hachette UK has bought John Catt Educational for an undisclosed sum in a deal that sees it become part of Hodder Education Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 16:03:02 UTC ]
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John Catt Educational hails record results as revenue rises 16%

Indie educational publisher John Catt has reported record results for the year ending 31st August 2019, with revenues from across the business rising. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 07:35:27 UTC ]
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Nicky Morgan to write book for John Catt

Former education secretary Nicky Morgan is to write a book for indie John Catt Educational on character education. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Reading John McPhee’s Book on Tennis Helped Me Write About Skateboarding

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe * Years ago, when I was still a budding fiction writer, I published an essay about how hard skateboarding is to write about. I focused on a few novelists who had skater characters in their books but who clearly didn’t skate […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-09 09:55:45 UTC ]
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Publishers Association welcomes post-Brexit trade agreement

The announcement today (24th December) that a deal for post-Brexit trade has been struck between the UK and the European Union has been welcomed by the PA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-24 16:58:27 UTC ]
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In ‘Endland,’ Tim Etchells finds squalid humor in post-Brexit Britain

Etchells’s depravity may smell like Johnny Rotten, but his linguistic flair comes from Joyce and Burgess. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-18 13:25:32 UTC ]
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Mensch snaps up Waldegrave's 'clear-eyed analysis' of post-Brexit referendum Britain

Indie publisher Mensch will publish William Waldegrave's analysis of post-Brexit referendum Britain next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 09:41:25 UTC ]
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Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms after Brexit.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Senker wins educational writing award for refugee title

Cath Senker has won this year’s £2,000 Educational Writers’ Award for her book about refugees and mass migration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Boyne writes novel about transgender teen for PRH Children's

Penguin Random House Children's will next year publish a YA book about a transgender teenager and her brother by John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong growth for small indie John Catt

Suffolk-based independent John Catt has announced a rise in turnover to £605,000 in the year ending August 31st 2018, a lift of over 150% on the prior year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU-funded Transbook project commits to UK post-Brexit

The director of an EU-wide children’s literature project has said Europe must continue to work with the UK after Brexit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How 400 Russia-run fake accounts posted bogus Brexit tweets

Researchers find that accounts run from a St Petersburg troll farm tried to sow discord between Britons over the referendumConcern about Russian influence in British politics has intensified as it emerged that more than 400 fake Twitter accounts believed to be run from St Petersburg published... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elton John writing Devil Wears Prada musical for Broadway

Sir Elton John and Paul Rudnick are writing a Broadway musical based on Lauren Weisberger’s novel The Devil Wears Prada (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebuck urges May to give post-Brexit reassurance to creative industries

Baroness Gail Rebuck has called for the needs of the creative industries to be "truly recognised” by government following prime minister Theresa May's speech. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vince Cable's 'post-Brexit novel' to Atlantic

Former UK business secretary Vince Cable has written a political thriller, Open Arms, set in a post-Brexit future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sun publisher posts £250m loss due to write-down and hacking costs

Rupert Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers pushed to loss as value of publishing rights falls and £50m is set aside to deal with continuing cost of hacking scandalThe publisher of the Sun has recorded a loss of more than £250m after making a huge write-down and paying out further costs associated... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McGraw-Hill Global Education Posts Small 2014 Profit

McGraw-Hill Global Education had net income of $3.8 million last year compared to a loss of $89.4 million in 2013. Sales rose 4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jane Smiley on Her Writing Process, Beloved Pets, and Writing in Paris

If you love Jane Smiley, this episode is for you. Eve and Julie are joined by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author in an interview that was recorded live for Miami Book Fair 2021. They discuss Jane’s most recent book, Perestroika in Paris, as well as Jane’s writing process, beloved pets, and what... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-23 09:51:41 UTC ]
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