Four Questions for...Amtrak Residency Judge Sam Nicholson

We talked to Random House editor and Amtrak Residency judge Sam Nicholson about picking the first class of writers for the unique program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Judge Questions Parneros’s Bid to Dismiss B&N Countersuit

Judge John G. Koeltl said the former B&N CEO is free to seek a dismissal of Barnes & Noble’s counterclaim against him, but suggested it was a waste of time and effort. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple’s $450M ebooks settlement deal questioned by judge

The judge presiding over the antitrust case involving Apple Inc.’s $450 million offer to settle an ebook price-fixing lawsuit is said some provisions of the deal could reduce consumers' recovery, Reuters reported. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said Thursday during a teleconference that she is... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs

The book blurb is one of the longest-running conventions in publishing and is largely a favor passed among writers and friends. But do they sell books? The post Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ted Cruz Had Some Important Questions About Racist Babies for Ketanji Brown Jackson

Behind Cruz were propped blown-up images of the picture book Antiracist Baby, replete with cartoon drawings of children in diapers. Continue reading at Slate

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Judge backs Lee Enterprises rejection of hedge fund nominees

Lee Enterprises' effort to repel a hostile takeover got a boost this week when a judge ruled the newspaper publisher could ignore two director nominations from the Alden Global Capital hedge fund Continue reading at ABC News

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Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘The Books of Jacob’ is finally here. Now we know why the Nobel judges were so awestruck.

"The Books of Jacob" is an incredible epic by recent Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Natasha Brown and Ali Smith to judge 10th Goldsmiths Prize

Authors Ali Smith and Natasha Brown will judge the 10th Goldsmiths Prize, joined by the New Statesman’s Tom Gatti and prize founder Dr Tim Parnell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PMJ's Moore to 'demystify' publishing as head judge on Jamie Oliver show

Penguin Michael Joseph m.d. Louise Moore will be the head judge on "The Great Cookbook Challenge with Jamie Oliver", aiming to showcase and demystify the publishing process when the series airs on Channel 4 later this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Owusu to chair Desmond Elliott Prize judging panel

Writer and poet Derek Owusu is to chair the judging panel for the National Centre for Writing's (NCW) £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debut novels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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MacGregor, Bari and Mabanckou named Booker Prize judges

The 2022 Booker Prize judging panel will be chaired by writer and broadcaster Neil MacGregor and features academic and broadcaster Shahidha Bari alongside historian Helen Castor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chakrabarti, Barr and Murray to judge Costa Book Awards

BBC News journalist and broadcaster Reeta Chakrabarti is to chair the panel of judges selecting the Costa Book of the Year. 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 Behind-The-Scenes Look Into Judging A Children’s Book Award

Here's what it's really like to judge a children's book award, including the surprising best part of the process (it's not the free books!) Continue reading at Book Riot

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Petra Mayer, Books Editor for NPR and ‘Resident Nerd,’ Dies at 46

Ms. Mayer reported on Comic-Con and contributed to Book Concierge, NPR’s literary recommendation tool. She gravitated toward science fiction, romance and fantasy. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Dorothy Koomson and Pandora Sykes help judge 2022 Women's Prize

Author and journalist Mary Ann Sieghart will chair the judging panel for the Women’s Prize for Fiction for 2022, with fellow judges including writers Dorothy Koomson, Anita Sethi, Pandora Sykes and Lorraine Candy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Winterson joins Substack as writer in residence

Jeanette Winterson has joined the online platform Substack and been named its new writer in residence for November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Five questions for Katrina Gutierrez

Why is Lantana expanding into fiction in 2022? It was always in the back of our minds. We love picture books but we also love midde-grade. We thought it was the right time for two reasons: we received a submission that we thought could be the first book in our fiction list, Starlet Rivals by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Arvon appoints Long as first virtual writer in residence

Creative writing charity Arvon has appointed Rachel Long as its first virtual writer in residence for its online programme, Arvon at Home. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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