Four Questions for...Coffee House's Caroline Casey

Caroline Casey, Coffee House Press managing director, talks to PW about Eimear McBride's debut novel, "A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing," which recently won this year's Baileys Women's Fiction Prize. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Sessions ducks questions about White House influence on AT&T-Time Warner merger

U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions, during questioning at a congressional hearing Tuesday, sidestepped questions about whether President Trump’s vitriol toward CNN was factoring into the Department of Justice’s review of a mammoth media merger. AT&T is trying to buy Time Warner Inc. — which owns... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Coffee House Press Uses $100K Grant to Build Up Writers Residency Program

Coffee House Press in Minneapolis has just received a $100,000 grant from the Bush Foundation. The press said it intend to use much of the grant money its In the Stacks residency program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Four Questions for…French Editor Caroline Ast

We spoke with the deputy editorial director at Paris-based Belfond about the importance of independent booksellers in her country, and the Irish debut novel she's publishing thanks a plug from to Colum McCann. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coffee House Launches First Imprint with Emily Books

The Minneapolis literary nonprofit is Brooklyn-based Emily Books to launch the Emily Books imprint. The partnership, according to Coffee House's Chris Fischbach, is paving the way for Emily Books co-founders, Emily Gould and Ruth Curry, to eventually launch their own press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Memorial Held for Coffee House's Allan Kornblum

Approximately 250 people--a mix of Minnesota’s book publishing community, Coffee House Press authors, and others--celebrated the life of CHP's founding publisher, Allan Kornblum, in a memorial service in Minneapolis on January 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coffee House Founding Publisher Allan Kornblum Dies

Coffee House founding publisher Allan Kornblum died at his home in St. Paul, Minn. on Sunday morning of complications from Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Buzz Bringing Sales to Coffee House

The editorial directorship at Coffee House Press may have changed hands only six months ago, passing from its founding publisher, Allan Kornblum, to longtime editor Chris Fischbach in July, but the 27-year-old Minneapolis literary nonprofit press certainly hasn’t lost any momentum during the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Detroit's Rebounding Housing Market Transforms Write A House

Write A House, which has been giving away renovated homes in Detroit to emerging writers, is responding to the city's rebounding housing market by offering aspiring authors a free place to stay, not own. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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White House Letter: Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Life

President Obama on the South Lawn of the White House in July. He could earn as much as $30 million with a two- or three-book contract once his second term ends, said Raphael Sagalyn of the ICM/Sagalyn Literary Agency. Continue reading at The New York Times

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House of Illustration works with Curved House Kids

House of Illustration is partnering with Curved House Kids, which promotes visual literacy skills among primary school children, to offer families in Islington the chance to publish their own book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Random House Merger: UK Reactions (And Melville House’s)

At The Bookseller, publishing insiders in the UK gave their advice to the upcoming management of the soon to be merged Penguin/Random House. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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10 crime writers to read while under house arrest

Authors Steph Cha and Joe Ide swapped crimes stories and favorite books during the L.A. Times Book Club's first virtual event. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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‘Lives of Houses’ is a lovely book to savor while you’re stuck at home

This wide-ranging volume celebrates our fascination with the residences of literary figures, artists, composers and politicians Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bertelsmann formally completes full acquisition of Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In ‘House of Glass,’ Hadley Freeman unearth’s the World War II-era secrets of her family’s past

The four siblings central to Freeman’s book, a history of a 20th-century Jewish family as much as a memoir, were outsized characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Letter: I miss the smell of the books mixed with coffee

Bookselling has been my passion for so long, I miss the smell of the books mixed with coffee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ruling the roost: Chicken House co-founders toast 20 years in business

The maverick, ‘free-range’ kids’ list has been behind a number of breakout authors and series since its inception in 2000—and has no plans to alter its approach any time soon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘House Beautiful’ Contracts ‘Business of Home’ for Guest Column

Like any serious entrepreneurial endeavor in the media business, Business of Home was born in 2009 out of the recognition of an underserved audience. Its founder and president, Julia Noran Johnston, who at the time had been working at Hearst Magazines, on the business side of Veranda, for five... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Five questions for... Abbie Greaves

Abbie Greaves studied at Cambridge University before going on to work for a literary agency. She now lives in Edinburgh and is writing her second novel. Her debut The Silent Treatment, was inspired by a newspaper article about a boy in Japan who had never seen his parents speak to one another... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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