Daring approach pays for Maverick as title moves to the big screen

Roger Tagholm talks to the founder of Dublin's Maverick House, which has built a reputation for hard-hitting non-fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette gender pay gap report: 'moving in the right direction'

Hachette UK has reported on its gender pay gap for 2019, revealing it has made some progress in closing the gender data gap in its core publishing divisions after increasing the number of higher paid women in its upper echelons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 05:24:24 UTC ]
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The stories behind big Cannes Lion winners and the riskiest advertising moves of the year

At the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Ad Age sat down with some of the brightest minds in advertising and marketing to discuss some of the bravest and most talked about ideas of this year, some of which also scored big Lions last week.  One of the most celebrated campaigns... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-24 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Issa Rae adapting Tayari Jones’ ‘Silver Sparrow’ for the big screen

"Insecure" creator Issa Rae is producing a film adaptation of "Silver Sparrow," the 2011 novel by acclaimed author Tayari Jones. Jones, whose latest novel, "An American Marriage," was shortlisted for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, confirmed the news to Oprah Magazine. "Issa Rae is an artist... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-16 18:20:00 UTC ]
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NBA trades: Who's moving and who is being sought as the deadline approaches

The NBA trade deadline is noon PST Thursday. A look at the players who are reportedly being traded, or have been sought in trades: On the move Ryan Anderson, F, Phoenix traded to Miami for G Tyler Johnson and G Wayne Ellington. Harrison Barnes, F, Dallas traded to Sacramento for F Justin Jackson... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop to close physical shop and move online

The Big Green Bookshop is closing down its physical premises as owner Simon Key moves the business to online only, with "absolute monster" rates and rents forcing him to shut the bricks and mortar shop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Neurosurgeon Henry Marsh moves to Jonathan Cape for latest title

Jonathan Cape has acquired a third book from writer and neurosurgeon Henry Marsh, author of the hugely successful Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery (2014) and its follow-up Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery (2017), both published with Weidenfeld & Nicholson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up at Frankfurt are a memoir by 'New York Times' photographer Bill Cunningham, a first novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, a middle-grade adaptation of Trevor Noah's 'Born a Crime,' and a new novel by Julie Orringer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bull Moose Makes Big Moves In Books

Bull Moose, a Maine and New Hampshire–based retailer known for its music, movie, and video game selection, is steadily becoming one of the region’s largest retailers of books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gender pay gap figures reveal big publishing's great divide

The UK’s biggest publishers release figures showing average differences in pay between men and women ranging from 11.3% to 29.69%The books industry may be dominated by women, but men are reaping the rewards, as the UK’s largest publishers reveal a “stark” divide in pay. Figures reported to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big, Bold Moves at Bologna

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is updating its facilities and reaching out to new audiences—including, for the first time, booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus dares to be different with boys' title

Quercus has secured world rights to a compilation of stories on "famous and not-so-famous men". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up in the rights center at Frankfurt are a memoir by David Lynch, an update on Cinderella, and a short story collection from Lionel Shriver. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Sourcebooks Title Is OverDrive’s New International Big Library Read

A two-week international reading-and-discussion exercise, the Big Library Read is underway with more than 20,000 libraries in various parts of the world. The post A Sourcebooks Title Is OverDrive’s New International Big Library Read appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTuber Burr moves to Blink for Christmas title

Blink Publishing has won the rights to publish YouTube star Tanya Burr’s third book, Tanya’s Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jay Z to bring Trayvon Martin story to the big screen

Rapper and producer Jay Z has partnered with the Weinstein Company to produce a feature film and documentary series about Trayvon Martin, the unarmed African American teenager killed by George Zimmerman in 2012. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wm. Paul Young’s ‘The Shack’ Heads to the Big Screen: A First Look

Go behind the scenes with Young and check out photos from the highly-anticipated film adaptation of ‘The Shack,’ which opens in theaters nationwide on March 3. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Essay collections from Trevor Noah and Gay Talese, the debut novel from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, and a new adult thriller from Stephenie Meyer are among the big titles being shopped at Frankfurt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colour fiction titles 'next big trend' for PRH Children's

Penguin Random House Children’s is launching a new range of colour fiction books after acquiring titles by Judd Winick, Victoria Jamieson and Terri Lebnenson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six Religion Books Headed to the Big Screen in 2016

Read it before you see it: here are six religion book-to-film adaptations slated to hit theaters in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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