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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This week: new Dana Spiotta, redeeming the "Kama Sutra," and the quest to find the true age of the universe. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 29, 2016

This week: a novel about the controversial Little Albert experiment, and Tom Bissell travels to the tombs of the apostles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 22, 2016

This week: a mold-breaking time travel saga, plus a chronicle of years spent in a Red Hook bar. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 15, 2016

This week: Ethan Canin's wonderful, epic novel, plus the collected stories of Peter Straub. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 8, 2016

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Booksellers Pick Their Top Early 2016 Books

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 1, 2016

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 25, 2016

This week: a creepy blend of true crime and modern ghost story, plus essays on 25 groundbreaking female artists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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January 2016: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 11, 2016

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