Eddo-Lodge and Emre join line-up for feminist literary festival

More than 30 publishers will join authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge and Merve Emre at the New Suns feminist literary festival at the Barbican next month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Crimefest readies line-up for 2012

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/11/2011 - 07:55 Authors including Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child and P D James will appear as part of Crimefest's 2012 programme, which will take place from 24th to 27th May next year. Crimefest 2012 will be the fifth year of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Bestsellers, November 2011: Literary Novels Hit in Germany, Italy

The top three fiction titles in Germany were all debuts in October, led by In Times of Fading Light, which recently won the 2011 German Book Prize and is set for publication in the U.S. by Graywolf Press in fall 2013. Umberto Eco’s newest book, The Prague Cemetery, which debuted at #3, is newly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Up to 150 jobs on the line at Eason

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:25 The long wait for news about job cuts at Eason's should be over by the end of this month following weeks of negotiation, it has been revealed. More than 145 full-time positions at the Irish chain are currently under threat.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wang to join S&S from Penguin

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 14:47 Simon & Schuster has appointed Meg Wang as editorial director for licensed properties. She will be responsible for the publisher's licensed character list, which includes tie-ins for the likes of the Smurfs, the Nickelodeon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshops take to the clouds to keep up with the literary e-volution

THE ebook revolution has gathered pace with Sydney's independent bookstores introducing ebook kiosks from today and Dymocks announcing a partnership with Google to deliver ebooks online. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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Hearst sales appointments 'will create more joined-up brands'

The first stage of Hearst Magazines UK's commercial restructure marks a move towards creating more joined-up brands, group commercial director Matt Salmon has claimed. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winman wins Edinburgh Festival book prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 14:45 Sarah Winman’s debut When God Was a Rabbit (Headline Review) has won the 2011 Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Newton First Book Award. The award encourages attendees of the festival to vote for their favourite of the 47... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google to support new festival Word Up!

Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 15:20 Google is to support a new family arts and literature festival, which is taking place during autumn half term in London. The internet giant will make 300 tickets to main theatre events at Word Up! available to low-income families referred to organisers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac pre-empts literary debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 13:00 Pan Macmillan has pre-empted rights in a debut novel about a young black hairdresser called Dorrie in present-day Texas, for a five-figure sum. Editorial director for fiction Jenny Geras bought UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland to host crime writing festival

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 08:20 Scotland is to hold its first Crime Writing Festival next year, supported by Stirling Council, Creative Scotland and the University of Stirling, and working closely with Stirling's general literary festival, Off the Page.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Martin joins Kindle Million Club

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 14:24 A Game of Thrones author George RR Martin has become the latest author to sell one million copies of his books for the Amazon Kindle. Martin joins Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Lee Child,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Purcell joins New Island

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 08:00 Irish publisher New Island has appointed Eoin Purcell as the company’s commissioning editor. Purcell is editor and founder of Irish Publishing News and has previously worked for Mercier Press and The History Press Ireland. He... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Marvel Entertainment Exec Joins Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as CFO

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia names Ken West as its new chief financial officer. West replaces Kelly Turner, who left the company in January. MSLO’s new addition comes from Marvel Entertainment, an American entertainment company where he held the executive vice president and chief financial... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McNally to join Bloomsbury

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 15:31 Rebecca McNally, fiction publishing director at Macmillan Children’s Books, is to join Bloomsbury, taking the role of publishing director and international editor-in-chief for children's books. She... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McNally to join Bloomsbury, Alltimes promoted at Macmillan

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 15:31 Rebecca McNally, fiction publishing director at Macmillan Children’s Books, is to join Bloomsbury, taking the role of publishing director and international editor-in-chief for children's books. She... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gary Starr Joins the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. as CFO

The Newsweek Daily Beast Co. has named Gary Starr as its new CFO. Starr will replace Jennie Tse Wang, who is departing from the company, according to Adweek. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French online-only publishers join forces

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:50 Twenty French online-only book publishers and other digital providers have joined forces for the first time to launch the new literary season. The site larentreelitteraire.org was unveiled this week and will stay live until... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh Book Festival to publish story collection

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 14:45 The Edinburgh International Book Festival, Scottish indie Cargo and US publisher McSweeney's are to team up on a four-volume collection of stories from authors including Roddy Doyle and Ali Smith. Fifty authors are to take part... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker joins iBookstore

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 11:50 Children's publisher Walker Books has become the latest to sign up to the iBookstore, with books by the likes of Anthony Horowitz, Cassandra Clare and Patrick Ness on sale. Paul Rhodes, head of digital at Walker Books, said:... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Way With Words announces kids festival

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 15:17 The Way With Words festival is celebrating its 20th year by launching a new family arts and books event in south London this October. Word Up! will take place in South Dulwich at the Alleyn's School theatre space from 22-24th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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