Christopher Hitchens’s backlist is getting a cool new redesign.

If you love a) a good set and b) a pugnacious critic, then you’re in luck. Nearly ten years after the death of Christopher Hitchens, Atlantic Books is releasing new mass-market paperback editions of 12 of his books, redesigned by Nathan Burton and art directed by Richard Evans. (I don’t know about you, but these […] The post Christopher Hitchens's backlist is getting a cool new redesign. first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-17 14:22:23 UTC ]
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Meet the BookTokers giving backlist titles a shot in the arm through the pandemic

The video-sharing social media platform TikTok is not just a place where teens share the latest dance crazes—it’s also proving a driver of book sales, and beyond teen reads too. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 06:18:22 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Publishers Fight Pandemic Blues with the Backlist

Backlist titles have been a key driver of sales for trade book publishers over the last 12 months. At a U.S. Book Show panel, representatives from four major houses discussed strategies on how to continue to build a publisher’s backlist revenue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Brandeis University Press Expands with UPNE Backlist

Brandeis University Press has acquired the University Press of New England's backlist, and plans to use the titles to support its own expansion into some genres that have been underserved since UPNE’s closure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Quarto Group Relaunches Cool Springs Press as a Leading Lifestyle Gardening Imprint

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Cool Springs Press, which has grown from its beginning as a regional press to an internationally recognized publisher of lifestyle bestsellers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Backlist Drives Print Book Unit Gains Higher Through February

Driven by strong backlist sales, unit sales of print books rose 26% last week over the week ended February 29, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. It was the largest week-over-week gain compared to 2020 so far this year, helping unit sales finish the first two months of 2021 with a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitchens Biography Proceeds, Against His Widow’s Wishes

Carol Blue-Hitchens and her late husband’s literary agent are discouraging friends from participating in a book tentatively titled “Pamphleteer: The Life and Times of Christopher Hitchens.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-04 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Christopher Little, Who Built an Empire Around a Boy Wizard, Dies at 79

As a struggling literary agent in London, he took a chance on J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, turning her books into the most lucrative literary franchise in history. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-27 22:39:44 UTC ]
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Today in cool internet passion projects: the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction.

If you’re on the hunt for new literary rabbit holes, today is your lucky day. The Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction, created by lexicographer Jesse Sheidlower (a former editor of both the OED and Random House Dictionaries) is “a comprehensive quotation-based dictionary of the language of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-27 16:14:09 UTC ]
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UK: Welbeck Acquires Australian Illustrator Robert Ingpen’s Backlist

en titles from illustrator Robert Ingpen now form the basis of a new UK children's book publishing imprint, Welbeck Children's Classics. The post UK: Welbeck Acquires Australian Illustrator Robert Ingpen’s Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-14 17:48:52 UTC ]
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Confronting the backlist

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[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 23:58:14 UTC ]
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The cast for George Saunders’ new audiobook is very cool.

George Saunders’ new book, A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life, is out next month and promises to be a literary master class on the short story. Drawing from his teaching career at Syracuse’s MFA program, Saunders walks readers... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-17 17:00:15 UTC ]
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The Skillset Podcast #4: Academic Libraries in the Wake of Covid-19 with Clemson University’s Christopher Cox

Host David Lankes catches up with Christopher Cox, Dean of Libraries at Clemson University, to talk about the lessons Clemson—and academic libraries more broadly—are learning in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber scoops portrait of film-maker Christopher Nolan

Faber is to publish The Nolan Variations: Movies, Mysteries and Marvels of Christopher Nolan by Tom Shone this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 18:15:35 UTC ]
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Christopher Dickey, Longtime Foreign Correspondent, Dies at 68

Mr. Dickey reported from war zones and published seven books, including a memoir about growing up with his famous father. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-17 09:14:36 UTC ]
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Christopher Buckley’s ‘Make Russia Great Again’ is the Trump satire we’ve been waiting for

Many fiction writers have tried and failed to find comedy in the current administration. Finally, we have something to laugh about. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-06 10:12:47 UTC ]
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Michele Kirsch wins £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize

Michele Kirsch has won this year's Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize, for her memoir Clean (Short Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Beacon of Light: Spotlight on Christopher Vogler

An updated edition of The Writer’s Journey, published to mark the book’s 25th anniversary, offers new and updated concepts about the hero’s journey and what makes a great story. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Pioneering' Bookstart founder Wendy Cooling dies

Bookstart founder and children's author Wendy Cooling has died following a short illness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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40 Under Forty: Christopher Michael Schroeder aims to make New Mexico the most small business-friendly state

Through SOMOS ABQ, Schroeder and others celebrate what makes Albuquerque a unique place. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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