Gallic snaps up Laguna's 'haunting' tale of abandoned girl

Gallic Books has acquired a "quick, cruel, coming-of-age tale" about an abandoned girl from Miles Franklin-winner Sofie Laguna. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up 'modern-day Cinderella tale' from Sophia Money-Coutts

HarperCollins will publish two new titles by journalist and author Sophia Money-Coutts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 08:09:25 UTC ]
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Girl, Haunted

A drowning haunts Susan Steinberg’s dark first novel about teenagers’ summer adventures. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-07-23 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Black & White snaps up wild swimming tale

Black & White will publish Taking the Plunge: The Healing Power of Wild Swimming for Mind, Body & Soul by journalist Vicky Allan and photographer Anna Deacon in November.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 08:26:10 UTC ]
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C&W snaps up 'ground-breaking' Iris Murdoch tale in five-way auction

Vintage imprint Chatto & Windus has triumphed in a five-way UK auction to snap up “ground-breaking” non-fiction title The Quartet, based on the lives of philosophers Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley and Elizabeth Anscombe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chatto & Windus snaps up Cumming's tale of mother's disappearance

Chatto & Windus will publish Observer art critic Laura Cumming’s “astonishing” memoir uncovering the mystery of her mother’s disappearance as a child, entitled On Chapel Sands: My Mother and Other Missing Persons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Byng snaps up tale of ex-publisher's drugs battle

Canongate c.e.o. Jamie Byng has bought a memoir of a former publisher in the US whose life descended into "drug-fuelled chaos". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon snaps up tale of Dorset ghost village

Avon Books has signed a two-book deal with debut author and former journalist Lorna Cook, including a novel inspired by a ghost village in Dorset. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador snaps up tale of 'infidelity and power' from Hunter

Picador will publish two more novels from The End We Start From author Megan Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins snaps up psychiatrist's tale

William Collins has acquired another book from the author of The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu, Charlie English, about a psychiatrist whose collection of mental patients’ art inspired the Modernist movement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads buys tale of Descartes' servant girl

Two Roads has acquired The Words in My Hand, a book about a Dutch servant girl’s relationship with René Descartes. Publisher Lisa Highton bought UK rights to the book, by Guinevere Glasfurd, from Veronique Baxter at David Higham. Set in the 17th century Dutch Republic, it tells the story of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'The Girls of Atomic City': a bestselling WWII tale

'Girls,' by Denise Kiernan, continues to hold steady on bestseller lists more than a year after its initial publication. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Derry Girls' Nicola Coughlan to narrate Big Girl, Small Town

"Derry Girls" actor Nicola Coughlan will read the unabridged audiobook of Michelle Gallen’s début novel Big Girl, Small Town. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 09:51:32 UTC ]
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Tales of The Handmaid’s Tale

How The Handmaid’s Tale keeps going, with Margaret Atwood, Ann Dowd, and novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-08-29 21:00:04 UTC ]
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Man who pointed shotgun at girl selling Girl Scouts cookies gets jail time

 A Southern California man who pointed a shotgun at a 7-year-old girl selling Girl Scout cookies has been given six months in jail. See more of our top stories on Facebook >> The Riverside Press-Enterprise says John Dodrill was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty to possessing an illegal... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Tales of a Library Unicorn: In Which the Children Misunderstand Libraries

A librarian recounts giving an education on libraries and the book check out process to a young library patron. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-25 10:33:21 UTC ]
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Emily St. John Mandel's 'The Glass Hotel' is a tale of fraud and financial collapse

"The Glass Hotel" follows the players in a pyramid scheme and reveals how guilt is deflected and lives are shattered. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-23 16:49:44 UTC ]
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Arcade Acquires, and Publishes, Abandoned Woody Allen Memoir

Woody Allen's memoir, acquired and then dropped by Hachette's Grand Central Publishing imprint earlier this month, has been bought by Skyhorse imprint Arcade Publishing, which has released the title today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Elizabeth Russell’s debut novel is an unsettling tale of abuse

“My Dark Vanessa” will strike a chord with women. But it ought to be read by men Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2020-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital bestseller lists: Koontz’s Wuhan tale tops chart

For the week ending 14th March, a seven-day period in which Italy went into lockdown, the UK prime minister said “many will lose loved ones” and the Premier League and professional sport in general was suspended, Dean Koontz’s The Eyes of Darkness topped the Bookstat top 10. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 18:34:33 UTC ]
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