David Fickling Books signs Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse

David Fickling Books has snapped up Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse’s new book, What Is Life?  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 11:15:36 UTC ]

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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nobel Winner Olga Tokarczuk Speaks of Unity

On the heels of her Nobel win, and an important election in her native Poland, Tokarczuk spoke at the 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair opening press conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Klaus Flugge Prize winner returns with 'powerful' new picture book

Klaus Flugge Prize winner Kate Milner's new picture book has been snapped up by indie Barrington Stoke.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 07:38:33 UTC ]
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Times Book Prize winners cover addiction, the border, diversity and more

Some of the most provocative topics in American political discourse — from the opioid crisis to racial identity to the country’s southern border — were at the heart of the books celebrated Friday night during the 39th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. Held inside USC’s Bovard Auditorium, the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book prize names two winners as it criticises 'false hierarchy' of awards

Republic of Consciousness prize honours Will Eaves and Alex Pheby, but says awards make us wrongly consider a sole winner ‘the best’A novel about James Joyce’s troubled daughter, Lucia, and a reimagining of the chemical castration of Alan Turing have been named the joint winners of the Republic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Designer Paul Smith signs with Pavilion for first children’s book

Fashion designer Paul Smith is teaming up with illustrator Sam Usher to publish his first children’s book with Pavilion Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Phoenix chief rises to take the reins at David Fickling Books

Tom Fickling is to lead his father’s publisher as its new managing director, in addition to his work at the helm of sister company The Phoenix, after he succeeded Simon Mason in the role. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malala Yousafzai: What does a Nobel Peace Prize winner do for fun?

Whilst studying at Oxford, the Nobel Peace Prize winner has just written a book called "We Are Displaced". Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG signs Little Rebels Award winner Zanib Mian in three-book deal

Zanib Mian, who won the Little Rebels Award in 2018 with her book The Muslims, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children’s Group (HCG). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize-winner McGarvey strikes two-book deal with Ebury

Glaswegian rapper, commentator and 2018 Orwell Prize-winning author Darren McGarvey has signed a two-book deal with Ebury Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall pens time travel adventure

Oneworld imprint Rock the Boat has acquired the UK rights to How to Win a Nobel Prize, a middle grade adventure for young scientists, by Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lightning Books snaps up second from prize winner O'Neill

Lightning Books has bought the second novel by the Scottish-born winner of Australia’s richest literary prize, Ryan O’Neill, about a 19th century short story reimagined 99 times. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profile signs Civilisations books from Mary Beard and David Olusoga

Profile Books is to publish two books tying into a "major" new BBC2 series, "Civilisations", presented by Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac signs six book deal with David Baldacci

Pan Macmillan has bought six more books from thriller writer David Baldacci as the publisher bids to build the author's sales in the UK and internationally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prizes winners announced

Books on police shootings of black men, the history of the plummeting numbers of California’s Native Americans and the tale of how Adolf Hitler led the Nazi party to power were among the honorees of the 37th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented Friday night at USC,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont signs new Sir Charlie picture book

Egmont has acquired Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Dinosaur’s Return by Kristina Stephenson for its picture book and gift list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel winner Alexievich longlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

The winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, is among the names on the 2016 longlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel prize winners and stocking fillers – 65 years in the murky waters of London publishing

Ernest Hecht set up Souvenir Press from his bedroom in 1951. Now, following the death of Lord Weidenfeld, he is the last of the group of remarkable Jewish émigrés who transformed postwar British publishingA 65th birthday is a milestone but – now the official retirement age has been abolished –... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former winner up for comedy book prize

Marina Lewycka, Paul Murray and John O'Farrell are among the authors vying for an award celebrating the year's funniest novels. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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