Faber finds Nile style is just what doctor ordered

Faber has bought rights to Petina Gappah's second novel, The Last Journey of Doctor Livingstone. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Local Literary Communities Can Find Strength During Social Distancing

A local virtual book club strengthens the local literary scene, cultivates a diverse community, and celebrates the power of stories and books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-06 10:32:17 UTC ]
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Faber print sales down by a third but digital growing, says c.e.o

Stephen Page has said Faber's print sales are down "about a third year on year for print", but that digital growth is on the rise during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 22:58:09 UTC ]
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Harry and Meghan biography Finding Freedom listed on Amazon

The title of a new biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, reportedly written with the couple's co-operation, has been revealed as Finding Freedom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-03 16:33:59 UTC ]
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Book Pitch Doctor charity masterclass for SYP publishers

James Spackman, founder of the Book Pitch Doctor consultancy, is holding a charity masterclass with the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) and is seeking trade sponsors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 05:55:09 UTC ]
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Poet and comedian Derrick C. Brown finds the bright spots in quarantine life

For National Poetry Month, Brown launched “Goodnight America,” a weekly series of live performances on Zoom that combine poetry, comedy and lullabies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Natasha Trethewey: I find myself longing for slower ways of connection

The former U.S. poet laureate discusses the pleasures of anticipating letters from friends and shares the poetry she is turning to during the coronavirus crisis Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 09:26:58 UTC ]
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Pandemic spikes youth reading habits, TRA survey finds

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a spike in reading among young adults, a survey from The Reading Agency has found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:12:37 UTC ]
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How to turn your Kindle on or off: Finding the power button

Turning your Amazon Kindle on and off is as easy as finding the power button—except the location of that button has varied from model to model over the generations. Our handy guide will help you, and we've included photos of a variety of models, working our way from the latest down to some... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2020-04-22 14:00:00 UTC ]
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‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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A Genealogy of Style: A Conversation with Douglas Glover

I FIRST CAME INTO CONTACT with Douglas Glover when he was the editor of a literary magazine I admired very much, Numéro Cinq. I persuaded him to take me on as a writer by offering him an interview with Gabriel Josipovici, whose work I knew we both loved. I’d become interested in the creative... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-04-20 19:00:19 UTC ]
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Faber delays Francesca Simon's new book to 2021

Faber has had to amend its children's books publishing schedule due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with Francesca Simon's latest title delayed until next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 15:49:56 UTC ]
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Eat Your Books Review: Search a Recipe Database to Find Out What's for Dinner

Searching this cookbook mega-index is the best way to find out what's for dinner. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-04-18 13:00:00 UTC ]
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JKP to publish Rhyannon Styles on addiction

JKP has acquired a new book from journalist Rhyannon Styles, drawing on her personal experiences of addiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 07:58:19 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Finds Writers Are Losing Significant Income

A survey by the Authors Guild of its members found a majority of authors had already lost significant income due to the ongoing pandemic, led by lost fees from appearances and writing opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon France ordered to stop non-essential deliveries following court hearing

Amazon is to close six of its warehouses in France, after a court ruling stopped the delivery of non-essential items during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 21:29:21 UTC ]
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16 meaty book series to get you through coronavirus stay-at-home orders

The best series of books in four categories — including highbrow ('Wolf Hall'), L.A. favorites (Easy Rollins) and epic histories (Taylor Branch). Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-14 16:00:13 UTC ]
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Guppy Books holds competition to find new YA voices

Oxford-based independent publisher Guppy Books is launching a competition to search for new voices in young adult fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 12:22:58 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Hadley Freeman on Finding Out the Tall Family Tales Were All True

This is Personal Space: The Memoir Show, with Sari Botton. On this episode, Botton talks to Hadley Freeman about her fourth book, House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family, a memoir and family Holocaust history published by Simon & Schuster. Botton and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 17:00:34 UTC ]
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Faber acquires Melissa Harrison's latest nature diary

Faber has acquired nature writer and novelist Melissa Harrison's latest book, The Stubborn Light of Things. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 06:16:34 UTC ]
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Finding Permission to Fail in A Confederacy of Dunces

In 1981, A Confederacy of Dunces by the late John Kennedy Toole won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction—a rare honor for a work of humor. That must have been about when my stepmother started reading the book. I was five years old, and didn’t know how to read yet. I also didn’t know the sad […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 08:48:16 UTC ]
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