Gail Honeyman | 'I wanted it to be hopeful at the end'

A first novel that was at the heart of a fierce auction before the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2015 lives up to the hype, says Alice O’Keeffe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gail Honeyman: ‘I didn’t want Eleanor Oliphant to be portrayed as a victim’

The Costa award-winning debut novelist on the kindness of Glasgow and becoming a full-time writer in her 40sGail Honeyman arrives in London trailing a wheelie-case, having travelled from Glasgow on a plane that was supposed to leave at 7am, but was delayed by the freezing weather. As we take the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamal Ahmed | 'I hope you come to the end of my book and feel a sense of hope'

Born in Ealing, west London, half a century ago to an English mother and a Sudanese father, Kamal Ahmed explores what it means to be mixed-race in Britain today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We’re building an end-to-end solution’: Bloomberg wants in on the agency business

With branded content hard to do profitably, publishers including Atlantic Media and Bloomberg Media are trying to offer strategic services on a retainer basis. The post ‘We’re building an end-to-end solution’: Bloomberg wants in on the agency business appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gail Honeyman scoops Authors' Club Best First Novel Award

Gail Honeyman has won the 2018 Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award for her debut Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gail force: Honeyman's debut claims number one for second week

Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins) has breezed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week, selling 27,844 copies for £166,643. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Cable lowers price of Dodgers channel, hoping to end stalemate

Time Warner Cable is floating a proposal designed to end the standoff over distribution of the sports channel owned by the Los Angeles Dodgers to allow legions of Southern California baseball fans to enjoy Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully's final season in the broadcast booth.Time Warner Cable... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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This Startup Wants To End AdBlock's "Raping and Pillaging" Of Online Publishers

Websites are freaking out over billions in lost revenue and starting to fight back, but there are still legit reasons to block ads.This January marked the 10th anniversary of AdBlock Plus, a browser plug-in that banishes ads from web pages. It isn't the only ad blocker; but AdBlock Plus... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fair Play? French Want to End Amazon’s Free Book Delivery

The French government announced a plan to introduce a law to stop Amazon from offering discounts and free delivery for books, citing it as "unfair" competitive practice. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Apple Wants DOJ to Wait Till End of Trial for Settlement With Three Publishers

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Reuters Connect to Offer End-to-End Productivity Suite with Partners

Reuters today unveiled plans to enhance its digital content platform Reuters Connect with ‘end-to-end’ production apps offering creation, production and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-20 15:02:57 UTC ]
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Gen Z doesn’t want to buy your brand, they want to join it

Gen Z can create personal brands faster and more effectively than any generation that’s come before them. If you represent a brand or agency, that should give you pause for thought. Gen Z will make up 40 percent of all consumers by 2020. As this generation of digital natives has been building... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Border' author Don Winslow wants to debate Trump about the wall, and Stephen King wants to pay for it

Thriller author Don Winslow wants to debate Donald Trump about the president's proposed border wall, and Stephen King is willing to pay $10,000 to make it happen. Winslow, whose new novel, "The Border," is slated for release by Harper Collins imprint William Morrow next week, challenged Trump to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Oasis: The Highest-End High-End Kindle So Far

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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep now Wants to Go to Harvard

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Keep up 'authentic' social media engagement, says Carrie Hope Fletcher

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Bookstores Need More than Hope. They Need Sales. And Soon.

Despite expanding their services during the most challenging time for retailers in recent memory, booksellers enter the holiday season worried about forces beyond their control. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ohio Library Board Reverses Decision to End ALA Membership for 'Leaning to the Left'

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Angie Thomas and Justin Reynolds On Ending Black Male Stereotypes

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Media Organizations Want Better Payment Terms With Apple

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