Chatto & Windus snaps up Cumming's tale of mother's disappearance

Chatto & Windus will publish Observer art critic Laura Cumming’s “astonishing” memoir uncovering the mystery of her mother’s disappearance as a child, entitled On Chapel Sands: My Mother and Other Missing Persons. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yale UP snaps up English translation of Lévy’s The Virus in the Age of Madness

Yale University Press will publish the English translation of Bernard-Henri Lévy’s The Virus in the Age of Madness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 02:19:04 UTC ]
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Orion snaps up Brown's 'uplifting' romantic debut

Victoria Oundjian, commissioning editor at Orion Fiction, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to a romantic debut, Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 13:28:09 UTC ]
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HQ acquires Mayer and mother's Good Grief memoir

HQ has acquired a memoir by the co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party Catherine Mayer and her mother Anne Mayer Bird, written after they were both widowed within weeks of each other just before the Covid-19 lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 14:16:03 UTC ]
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‘The Taste of Sugar’ offers a thrilling look at Puerto Rico’s history through the tale of one couple’s struggle to survive

Marisel Vera’s historical novel revisits the 1899 hurricane that decimated the island. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-22 11:06:04 UTC ]
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Bluebird snaps up Kaur's 'agenda-setting' debut

Bluebird has snapped up Brown Girl Like Me, an “agenda-setting” debut by award-winning spoken word artist and teacher Jaspreet Kaur. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 01:15:39 UTC ]
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Barrington Stoke acquires 'hilarious' tale of a royal family's fall from grace

Barrington Stoke will publish middle-grade story Queen of King Street, written and illustrated by Tom McLaughlin.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 16:37:05 UTC ]
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In Zaina Arafat’s ‘You Exist Too Much,’ a child of the Palestinian diaspora tries to heal the psychic wounds passed down by her mother

As the lost Palestinian motherland haunts one woman, so does an unavailable mother torment her daughter Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber acquires spoof Cummings diary

Faber is to publish The Cummings Files: Confidential–Thoughts, Ideas, Actions by Dominic Cummings, written by Arthur Mathews. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 11:59:15 UTC ]
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S&S snaps up two Danny Wallace books

Simon & Schuster is to publish two standalone children's books by author, comedian and Radio X DJ Danny Wallace. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 10:38:04 UTC ]
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Usborne acquires semi-autobiographical tale of immigrant experience

Usborne will publish A Glasshouse of Stars, a middle-grade novel by Chinese-Australian author Shirley Marr.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 22:22:27 UTC ]
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He was one of the most hunted men on Earth — and then he disappeared

Steven Johnson recounts the tale of pirate Henry Every, who terrorized the Indian Ocean. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling unveils new kids tale The Ickabog as free online serial

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is releasing her latest book as a free online serial for kids "needing distraction during the strange and difficult time we're passing through" — and she's also calling on young fans to help create illustrations... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-05-26 15:57:26 UTC ]
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J K Rowling to publish The Ickabog fairy tale online

J K Rowling is releasing a standalone fairy tale called The Ickabog for free online and is asking children to illustrate the published edition for her. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 10:46:48 UTC ]
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Puffin snaps up Tom Fletcher's fourth middle-grade novel

Puffin will publish Tom Fletcher's fourth middle-grade novel, The Danger Gang, illustrated by Shane Devries, this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 03:19:00 UTC ]
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Nurse Christie Watson writes second book for Chatto

Chatto & Windus has bought another book from Christie Watson, nurse and bestselling author of The Language of Kindness (Chatto). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 10:43:53 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow snaps up middle-grade novels from Webster

Nosy Crow has acquired the rights to two standalone middle-grade novels by Hayley Webster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 08:10:55 UTC ]
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‘A tale of two cities’: The coronavirus is creating a barbell effect for publishers’ ad sales

The coronavirus is causing many publishers to experience of bifurcation of their ad sales that’s led to an evaporation of the mid-sized deal. Many large digital publishers are finding the bulk of their deal flow is smaller deals. There are still the big fish to land with wide-ranging campaigns,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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André Leon Talley’s Tales From the Dark Side

The juiciest fashion memoir of the year is out. But is it a tell-all, a tragedy or a harbinger of things to come? Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-14 15:03:20 UTC ]
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The story behind ‘The Great Realisation,’ a post-pandemic bedtime tale that has captured the hearts of millions

A video-poem by Tom Roberts has caught the attention of Hollywood and will likely become a children’s book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-14 11:00:00 UTC ]
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A quest to understand the parent-child bond, driven by a mother’s self-doubt

Bethany Saltman sets out to settle her worries about her daughter and her own upbringing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-07 13:10:46 UTC ]
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