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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John Murray snaps up debut Memphis in five-way auction

John Murray has snapped up an American debut, Memphis, based on Tara Stringfellow’s "extraordinary" family history, in a five-way auction for a "strong" five-figure sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 17:46:06 UTC ]
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Snap Inc. Adds Kelly Coffey to Its Board of Directors

City National Bank CEO Kelly Coffey will join Snap Inc.'s board of directors effective May 18. She has been CEO at City National Bank, a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada, since last February. Prior to that, she served as CEO of J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Coffey joins former Hearst Magazines... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-13 14:55:46 UTC ]
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Welbeck snaps up illustrated history of feminism

Welbeck Publishing Group will release novelist Anna-Marie Crowhurst’s début non-fiction title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 16:53:49 UTC ]
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S&S snaps up three more books from Supertato duo

Simon & Schuster (S&S) Children’s UK has snapped up three more books from creative duo behind bestselling illustrated children’s book series Supertato. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 09:55:42 UTC ]
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Egmont snaps up new Laura Ellen Anderson series

Egmont has snapped up a new illustrated fiction series by Amelia Fang creator Laura Ellen Anderson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 08:58:32 UTC ]
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Short Books snaps up mental health title in 24 hour pre-empt

Short Books will publish A Manifesto for Belonging: How to Find your Place in a Fractured World by child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Holan Liang.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 07:57:40 UTC ]
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Your Fave Harry Potter Stars Are Making a TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD Audiobook

Beloved stars of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films will voice the first ever audiobook edition of J.K. Rowling's THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD, with proceeds to benefit the Lumos foundation. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-27 16:09:37 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph snaps up geriatrician's guide to old age

Michael Joseph is publishing The Book About Getting Older (For People Who Don’t Want to Talk About It) by consultant geriatrician Dr Lucy Pollock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 14:50:48 UTC ]
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In ‘Disfigured,’ a writer explores the damaging ways fairy tales shape our view of the world — and ourselves

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child, Amanda Leduc saw plenty of disabled characters in fairy tales, but none she wanted to identify with. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins snaps up Lauren Ho's 'heartfelt and hilarious' debut

HarperCollins has snapped up Lauren Ho’s "hilarious, heartfelt and relatable" debut novel, Last Tang Standing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 06:34:51 UTC ]
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Granta Books snaps up second book from Lulah Ellender

Granta Books is to publish a new book from Lulah Ellender, titled Grounding: Finding Home in a Garden.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 04:55:57 UTC ]
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Hodder snaps up debut author's reimagining of Siege of Troy

Hodder & Stoughton has snapped up debut author Claire Heywood’s “vivid and illuminating reimagining of the story of the Siege of Troy”, Daughters of Sparta. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 00:11:49 UTC ]
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A tale of the free-spirited women who tangled with Orwell and other literary lions

“The Lost Girls” is a group biography of love and lust among the wartime literati. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-19 19:00:00 UTC ]
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A tale of the free-spirited women who tangled with Orwell and other literary lions

“The Lost Girls” is a group biography of love and lust among the wartime literati. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-19 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Life snaps up Mensah’s hair guide

Penguin Life will publish Good Hair: The Essential Guide to Afro, Textured and Curly Hair by British-Ghanaian hairstylist Charlotte Mensah. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 10:22:36 UTC ]
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He raised his son to love wild places. Then his son disappeared.

Explorer and biologist Roman Dial reflects on parenting in this memoir of the search for his son, who vanished while solo hiking in Costa Rica. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 23:38:32 UTC ]
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He raised his son to love wild places. Then his son disappeared.

Explorer and biologist Roman Dial reflects on parenting in this memoir of the search for his son, who vanished while solo hiking in Costa Rica. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 23:38:32 UTC ]
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‘On Swift Horses’ is a vibrant tale of unconventionality

Shannon Pufahl’s remarkable debut novel “On Swift Horses” tells a searing story about a forgotten side of 1950s America. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-01-28 20:36:21 UTC ]
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The Disturbing Case of the Disappearing Sci-Fi Story

A young writer wrote a controversial bit of military science fiction about sexual politics. The fallout was nuclear. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-01-17 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Titan Books snaps up video essayist Lindsay Ellis' début novel

Titan Books has bought a début novel from popular writer and video essayist Lindsay Ellis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 17:08:56 UTC ]
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