Gifts and misses: publishers pick their books of 2016

Which books did best? Which should have done better? Which books by their rivals would publishers like to have brought out? • Vote: What was your favourite book of the year?Publishing director, Jonathan Cape Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hits and misses: indie publishers pick their books of 2016

Small and independent houses share the books they enjoyed and envied this yearThe annual Guardian “hits and misses” feature, canvassing publishers about their high points and regrets of the year, always makes me wonder about what my friends and allies in the small-press world think about their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winners and losers: publishers pick the 2015 books they loved, missed and envied

Which books did well, which were left on the shelves, and which made editors green with envy?Visit bookshop.theguardian.com to browse all these books or call 0330 333 6846. 20p from every book you buy until Christmas will be donated to our Charity Appeal.The book that made my year: In a year... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best books of 2017: the hits and misses of the publishers’ year

The Man Booker winner, the diary of a junior doctor and the secret lives of cows ... Which books made their publishers proud – and which ones made them envious? Editor-in-chief, Bloomsbury Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to Publish Donna Brazile Book On 2016 Election

The book by former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile will examine the scandals and disputes surrounding last year's presidential election. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Big Book Publishing Stories of 2016

The ouster of Barnes & Noble's CEO, the sale of Perseus, and Follett's purchase of Baker & Taylor were the big publishing stories of 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 12, 2016

This week: a deadly pathogen that threatens to cause a pandemic, plus a debut novel that combines weird fiction with psychological suspense. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 5, 2016

This week: inside the 'alien' brain of an octopus, and Siri Hustvedt's thought-provoking 'A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 7, 2016

This week: an epic whodunit that spans decades, and the true story of the American forgers who nearly broke the Bank of England. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 31, 2016

This week: a brilliant espionage novel, and a look at the emotional turmoil veterans endure upon returning home from war. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Charkin Says IPA Stands With Turkish Publishers

Richard Charkin, executive director of Bloomsbury and current IPA president, said the situation in Turkey is of grave concern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 17, 2016

This week: the Man Booker—shortlisted novel "His Bloody Project," plus an escape under the Berlin Wall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 3, 2016

This week: an atmospheric Victorian thriller, plus the latest from Laurie Halse Anderson. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 26, 2016

This week: a mind-bending exploration of time travel, plus a tense mystery set in northern Newfoundland. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: A Book Lover’s Cultural Department Store

One area in which Canada may be leading the United States is the stability and even viability of its leading bookstore chain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 12, 2016

This week: Ian McEwan's new novel, which is narrated by an unborn baby, plus novels from Ann Patchett and Alan Moore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 5, 2016

This week: a grind house horror shoot gone wrong in the Colombian rain forest, plus Jonathan Safran Foer's first novel in over a decade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The World's 52 Largest Book Publishers, 2016

Digital disruptions and soft economies created challenges for even the planet's largest publishers last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 29, 2016

This week: inside the Attica prison uprising, plus Nathan Hill's panoramic debut novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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