Five years after Henning Mankell’s death, his gritty first novel makes a welcome appearance

Mankell’s 1972 book, “The Rock Blaster,” now available in English, explores the struggles of a working-class man. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Henning Mankell's 'memoir of sorts' due out next year

Quicksand, to be published in February 2016, comprises a series of autobiographical essays ‘about what it means to be human’A “memoir of sorts” by Henning Mankell, which the late author said was “not a book about death and destruction but about what it means to be human”, will be published next... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hachette makes Times' Top 50 Employers for Women for second year

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 21:32:56 UTC ]
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Ross reigns for sixth successive year as Paker, Parsons and Abbott make gains

The chart of the top children’s illustrators of 2020 has a familiar feel at the top, however some new faces made inroads further down the ranking. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Newton and Browne make New Year's Honours list

Bloomsbury founder and chief executive Nigel Newton and former Children's Laureate Anthony Browne have been awarded CBEs for services to the publishing industry and to literature respectively in the New Year's Honours list.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-30 02:25:11 UTC ]
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McAnulty, Bennett and O’Farrell make Waterstones Book of the Year shortlist

Dara McAnulty, Brit Bennett and Maggie O’Farrell are among the authors shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2020 title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 04:03:38 UTC ]
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Did a Revolution in Latin American Publishing Make One Hundred Years of Solitude the Success It Is Today?

When One Hundred Years of Solitude hit the market in 1967, the book industry in Spanish was booming. This situation was unimaginable for most writers and critics just a few years before. “How can literature exist,” writer Mario Vargas Llosa asked, “in countries where there are no publishing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 08:48:47 UTC ]
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Tyson Fury and Ben Stokes make Autobiography of the Year shortlist

England cricket hero Ben Stokes and boxer Tyson Fury are among the sports stars shortlisted for the Autobiography of the Year prize in the Telegraph Sports Book Awards 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 04:25:10 UTC ]
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Pushkin makes first appearance on Branford Boase Award shortlist

This year's Branford Boase Award shortlist has been announced, featuring a first-ever entry from Pushkin Press and multiple titles from Puffin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 14:39:54 UTC ]
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Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 18:09:43 UTC ]
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Plan S will make 2021-22 tough years for publishers, predicts Inchcoombe

The years from 2021 to 2022 will be tough for academic publishers as they struggle to adapt to the requirements of Plan S, a FutureBook panel on Open Access heard yesterday Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:03:26 UTC ]
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George R R Martin to make first UK visit for five years in August

George R R Martin is making a UK visit and appearing in a Waterstones event to discuss his latest book, Fire and Blood (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 12:55:33 UTC ]
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Snap has three years to make a profit before it runs out of money

In spring 2017, global markets crowned Evan Spiegel the new boy king of tech. At just 26 years old, Spiegel took his photo-message and camera company Snap Inc. public for $24 billion, making it the biggest initial public offering in years. The unprofitable company was valued more highly than... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-19 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Snap has three years to make a profit before it runs out of money

In spring 2017, global markets crowned Evan Spiegel the new boy king of tech. At just 26 years old, Spiegel took his photo-message and camera company Snap Inc. public for $24 billion, making it the biggest initial public offering in years. The unprofitable company was valued more highly than... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-19 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Wainwright to make rare appearance at Wimple History Festival

Writer and director Sally Wainwright will make a rare appearance at the Wimpole History Festival in June with Bart Van Es, Michael Morpugo, Melvyn Bragg and Lucy Worsley also on the bill.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen makes Ross its biggest fiction buy in years

Andersen Press has signed a Middle Grade fantasy series from Blue Peter Book Award-winner Ross MacKenzie, in what it called its “biggest fiction acquisition in recent years”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonia Sotomayor Will Make BookExpo Appearance

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will headline a May 30 event at this year’s BookExpo, during which she will discuss 'Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You,' her new YA book due out this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raymond Briggs's final book, which faces death 'head-on', due this year

Collection of short pieces, which has been in the works for more than a decade, takes stock of The Snowman author’s lifeRaymond Briggs is one of the UK’s most beloved children’s authors, the creator of characters from The Snowman to Fungus the Bogeyman. But in his forthcoming book Time for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians, Let’s Make 2019 the Year of the Book

When ALA introduced its successful Libraries Transform campaign in 2015, it was meant to build on our foundational principles. What’s more foundational to libraries than books? If we envision 2019 as the year of the book, imagine the transformation we might lead. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Books on Merton, 50 Years After his Death

New titles by and about Trappist monk Thomas Merton are still emerging as the 50th anniversary of his death approaches this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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