Dialogue Books to take authors on UK tour

Dialogue Books is taking eight of its authors on a tour of the UK in May and November, kicking off with dates in Bristol, Leeds and Glasgow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 18:00:53 UTC ]
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‘Solutions and Other Problems’ author Allie Brosh talks cats, depressions and the joys of Zoom book tours

Brosh’s long-awaited graphic memoir comes seven years after her bestseller, “Hyperbole and a Half.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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With book tours scrapped, authors are finding new ways to connect with their readers

Chris Bohjalian, Mary Kay Andrews and other novelists have turned to Zoom and Facebook Live to find their audience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations

The UK's authors' union opens a new push for grassroots funding of small emergency grants needed by authors in the pandemic. The post UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-10 14:09:22 UTC ]
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Reni Eddo-Lodge becomes first black British author to top UK book charts

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race wins landmark ranking in the wake of worldwide Black Lives Matter protestsReni Eddo-Lodge has become the first black British author to take the overall No 1 spot in the UK’s official book charts.Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-16 14:00:03 UTC ]
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Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Ruth Jones to embark on UK book tour this May with Fane

Ruth Jones will be embarking on a UK tour to celebrate the publication of her new novel Us Three in a collaboration between Fane and Transworld. The tour, combining a Fane-produced theatre tour with bookshop events organised by Transworld, will comprise seven dates across the UK. It begins at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-28 11:07:04 UTC ]
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BOSH! kick off UK book tour in electric car

Bestselling vegan cookery duo BOSH! Henry Firth and Ian Theasby will embark on their UK tour in an electric car.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 07:02:38 UTC ]
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Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour

Book tours are a wonderful way to connect with readers. Indie author John Peragine shares his experience planning his latest book tour for his book Iowa Wine. The post Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour by John Peragine appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-21 14:00:23 UTC ]
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Faber tight-lipped as Moby cancels UK book tour

Faber remains tight-lipped as Moby cancels his UK and Ireland book tour after a row with Natalie Portman over sections of his memoir Things Fall Apart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 01:28:12 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy

'Book piracy threatens authors' livelihoods' according to a new appeal from the Society of Authors to the British government to help protect copyright. The post Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Sponsors Fall Author Tour

NBF Presents, a new program from the National Book Foundation, is sponsoring National Book Award-winning or shortlisted authors to visit a dozen book fairs, universities and libraries around the country this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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YA author John Young to cycle Scottish book tour

John Young, who is shortlisted for Scottish Book Trust’s Teenage Book Prize, is cycling around Scotland for the book tour of his novel Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last chance for UK authors to win European Book Prize before Brexit

This is the last year that British authors are likely to be eligible to enter the European Book Prize (Prix du Livre Européen), with the UK's exit from the European Union looming in March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Earnings soar for UK's bestselling authors as wealth gap widens in books industry

New study reveals Julia Donaldson, David Walliams and JK Rowling lead the top 1% of authors, who account for nearly a third of all UK book salesThe gap between publishing’s rich and poor continues to widen, as figures from Nielsen BookScan reveal that the top 50 authors account for more than 13%... Continue reading at The Guardian

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UK Authors, Publishers Donate Book Sales to Syrian Refugees

Some of the UK’s most famous authors and publishers are donating their earnings from book sales to raise £1m for Syrian refugees. The post UK Authors, Publishers Donate Book Sales to Syrian Refugees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK Sends Young Authors to 2015 Guadalajara Book Fair

28 UK authors will be setting up shop at the the Guadalajara Book Fair, this November 28-December 6, as part of Britain's 'guest nation' literary program. The post UK Sends Young Authors to 2015 Guadalajara Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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YouTuber Butler to do UK book tour

YouTube star Marcus Butler is to go on a 13-date book tour to support publication of his forthcoming book Hello Life (Headline). Butler has 3.7m subscribers to his YouTube channel and two million Twitter followers. Hello Life, released on 28th July, is part memoir, part self-help guide. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Authors Force Clean Reader App to Stop Some Book Sales

Creators of the Clean Reader app will no longer sell books after receiving complaints from authors that their works were being altered without permission. The post UK Authors Force Clean Reader App to Stop Some Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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