English language bookshop crowdfunder has week to raise £7,000

A crowdfunding campaign to create a “feminist safe haven” bookshop in Paris has only a week left to raise the remaining £7,000 needed to secure premises, after securing two-thirds of its financial target. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 16:26:28 UTC ]
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The future of the Spanish language? It will be more Latin American -- and more English

More than 150 academics, novelists, poets, scientists and other experts of language have descended on San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week to debate the future of Spanish — and whether words such as "selfie" will be admitted into the prestigious Diccionario de la Real Academia (Dictionary of the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of March 7, 2016

The self-published debut by a Norwegian crime fiction blogger draws interest, along with a backlist novel being billed as a Japanese 'One Hundred Years of Solitude.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 7, 2016

This week: new Dana Spiotta, redeeming the "Kama Sutra," and the quest to find the true age of the universe. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: March 7, 2016

Grab your TARDIS-blue pencil: the ‘Doctor Who Coloring Book’ is the #1 book in the country. Plus a cookbook by 'Sport Illustrated' swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen debuts at #1 in Hardcover Nonfiction, book 7 in Kazu Kibuishi’s Amulet graphic novel series is #1 in Children’s Frontlist Nonfiction,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of March 7, 2016

Soho closed a doubleheader; Balzer + Bray signed a new duology by Sara Raasch; and Greenwillow books signed Kimberley Derting. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of December 7, 2015

Finnish prize-winner racks up sales, Death takes a roadtrip in Germany, a Nigerian novel comes to France, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of December 7, 2015

OUP nabs a title exploring children’s literature—and publishing’s—problem with diversity, Lee Boudreaux invests in a veteran’s Fallujah-set war novel, Avery spends six figures luring the pair behind a breakout vegan blog, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: December 7, 2015

Carly Simon’s memoir—which among other disclosures finally confirms one of the men who’s “so vain”—debuts on our hardcover fiction list. Plus Black Friday boosts numbers for several top-selling titles, James Patterson’s Alex Cross scores a bestseller hat trick, and much more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 7, 2015

This week: a bibulous Southern preacher's perverse quest for sainthood; how human perception is changing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Two New English-Language Imprints Coming Out of Montreal

Two Montreal companies—English-language publisher Baraka Books and French-language publisher Éditions de l’Homme—are launching new imprints to showcase Quebec’s writers in translation for the English-language market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week in Children's Apps: September 7, 2015

This week in children's apps features an interactive storybook in which Little Critter helps a puppy find a home. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of Monday, September 7

The new Canadian novel by the author of 'The Bear' sells in the States, a Finnish picture book makes its way to Germany, Swedish thriller 'The Evil Book' continues to sell, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 7, 2015

Bryan Stevenson’s Carnegie Medal–winning ‘Just Mercy’ get a big bump this week, landing at #8 overall. Plus Sue Grafton knocks Harper Lee from the #1 spot in hardcover fiction, Brené Brown debuts strong in hardcover nonfiction, and much more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 7, 2015

British bestseller Santa Montefiore moves to a new house; Kerry Lonsdale, of the Women’s Fiction Writers Association, sells her debut; and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poets for Corbyn gets 5,000 downloads in first week

A collection of poetry inspired by the left wing Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn has achieved 5,000 downloads in its first week. Altogether 20 poets including Michael Rosen, Pascale Petit, Nicholas Murray and Ian Pindar have submitted 20 poems for the free ebook Poets for Corbyn,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending August 7, 2015

M. Judson in Greenville, S.C.; the Little Bookstore in Shelbyville, Ill.; and UH Bookstore in Honolulu have already opened this month. And Webster Groves Bookshop, is celebrating its first half century. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Photo highlights of Independent Bookshop Week

The annual extravaganza of indie booksellers returned last week with a barrage of book-centric events, readings, publicity and costumes. Lisa Campbell documents the highlights of the action-packed seven days David Headley from Goldsboro Books and Sheila O’Reilly right from Dulwich Books with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week announces 100,000 giveaway for 20th anniversary

Dennis Publishing weekly magazine to be handed out for free on Friday in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds, Bristol and BirminghamThe Week is to give away 100,000 free copies on Friday to mark its 20th anniversary in the largest sampling campaign the weekly news digest’s history.Copies of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers prepare Independent Bookshop Week exclusives

Deals on Picador Classics, exclusive editions published by Macmillan and money off Hachette Children’s Books series are among the promotions being offered to indies in celebration of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scarthin Books raises over £10,000 for repairs

Derbyshire bookshop Scarthin Books has raised more than £10,000 in an appeal to fund urgent structural repairs. Proprietor Dave Mitchell said an engineer has told him he needs to install four steel columns to support 1,000 feet of bookshelves, and has turned to Crowdfunder because he would... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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