Faber to answer the Big Questions

Faber has acquired at title attempting to answer life's awkward questions, Big Questions from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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The Big, Beautiful Life of Ashley Bryan

As a Black solider during WWII, Ashley Bryan drew in his sketchbook. He went on to illustrate dozens of children's book over his lifetime. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 line is going big with a new 14.6-inch Ultra model

Along with announcing the Galaxy S22 lineup, Samsung has refreshed its range of tablets — which some folks already had an inkling about after earlierleaks. For the first time, Samsung is introducing an Ultra tablet, which aligns with the Ultra branding the company slaps on its highest-end... Continue reading at Engadget

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‘The Violin Conspiracy’ could be one of the year’s big crowd-pleasers

It's early to be making such predictions, but Brendan Slocumb's debut is as engaging as it is suspenseful. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Scheffler ousts Ross at the top of annual illustrator chart as big brand creatives rule

Axel Scheffler has usurped Tony Ross in the list of 2021’s most lucrative illustrators through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Southern New Mexico digital marketing firm reports big growth, aims to increase national presence

Fast-growing digital media company Sinuate Media is pivoting its business model with pre-packaged marketing platforms to help small companies compete with bigger fish. Sinuate CEO and founder Leah Messina told Business First that the knowledge needed to use digital marketing tools has increased... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Little People, Big Dreams: Children’s non-fiction posts all-time record return

If you chart the shift in the BookScan era of the publishing into Children’s & Young Adult Non-Fiction (CYANF), you see it evolving from, broadly, a more schools-book focused sector to one in which the vast bulk of the revenue is derived from trade titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jonathan Evison’s ‘Small World’ feels like a big statement about America

In "Small World," short chapters and sheer eventfulness keep the story chugging along. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Jessamine Chan’s Debut Calls Modern-Day Parenting Into Question

At Electric Literature, Diane Cooke speaks to Jessamine Chan about The School for Good Mothers, Chan’s incisive debut novel that revolves around how a young mother’s error lands her in a government reform program and at risk of losing custody of her child. They discuss one of Chan’s main... Continue reading at The Millions

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Recurrent Ventures – the next big private equity-fueled media conglomerate?

Private equity-funded Recurrent Ventures now has 20 digital media brands under its purview — and is on the hunt for more acquisitions. But is its approach to injecting new life into these titles sustainable? The post Recurrent Ventures – the next big private equity-fueled media conglomerate?... Continue reading at Digiday

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Go Big or Go Home! 14 of The Best Sports Manga For Champions

Sports are so entertaining and fun to follow. Check out 14 of the best sports manga to feel like a champion! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Faber signs fantasy 'middle-grade debut of the year' from FAB winner McCurdy

Faber has acquired The Umbra Tales, a "magical, bold" new middle-grade fantasy series from debut writer and FAB Prize-winner Janelle McCurdy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Big Deals Highlighted 2021 Acquisitions

The industry’s consolidation trend continued in 2021 with several large buys, including London-based Clarivate’s purchase of ProQuest for $5.3 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canongate's Knowles moves to Faber to cover for von Hirschberg

Faber has appointed Canongate’s Hannah Knowles as editorial director to cover Alexa von Hirschberg’s maternity leave.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Question how you hire

Most of us will have been to at least one job interview where we felt a real connection with our interviewer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Debut Novel Where Small Moments Add Up to Something Big

In “A Little Hope,” Ethan Joella explores quiet lives in small-town Connecticut. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How Elizabeth Hardwick Spent Her “Starving Artist” Years in the Big City

In September 1939, Elizabeth Hardwick took a Greyhound bus to New York to pursue a doctorate in 17th-​century English literature at Columbia University. A few years earlier she had visited the city with two high school friends, staying at the Hotel Taft in Times Square. The women’s accents had... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Why was ‘The Office’ so successful? Kevin Malone, aka Brian Baumgartner, seeks answers in a new book

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Faber snaps up ‘vital’ portrait of Lennon and McCartney’s relationship

Faber has landed Ian Leslie’s John and Paul: A Love Story in Twenty-three Songs, a "truly fascinating exploration" of the relationship between John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sara Cox's 'big-hearted' debut novel Thrown lands at Coronet

"Between the Covers" presenter Sara Cox’s debut novel, Thrown, has gone to Coronet. It follows the lives of four women at a pottery class held at a community centre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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