Glastonbury Festival raises the bar for Trapeze

A host of big names—including several past headliners—have contributed to the official book celebrating the 50th anniversary of Glastonbury Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sandra Cisneros raises up Frida Kahlo and other women at L.A Times Festival of Books

When Sandra Cisneros stepped onto the main stage at the L.A. Times Festival of Books on Saturday afternoon, she greeted the audience in Spanish first, with a microphone in one hand and a violet hand fan in the other. “Gracias a todos! Bienvenidos!” For the monolingual, she translated it to:... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze imprint launches with New Voices 'festival'

Trapeze, one of Orion’s newest imprints, is holding a week-long series of events to celebrate its official launch, featuring authors including Madeline Shaw, Rubyetc, David Barnett and Daniel Cole. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops raise festive cheer

A bumper final Christmas sales weekend for 22nd/23rd December is being predicted, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Festival Picks: Edinburgh International Book Festival

The International Literature ShowcaseExceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid will reveal her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Val McDermid presents...10 August,... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-08-02 14:11:05 UTC ]
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Bradford Literature Festival cancelled

Bradford Literature Festival, originally scheduled for 26th June-5th July, has been cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 15:04:29 UTC ]
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Claire McFall releases e-book to raise funds for food banks

Scottish YA author Claire McFall is releasing an e-book title, Making Turquoise, to raise money for food banks.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blackwells hosts virtual festival

Blackwell's is hosting a virtual festival to continue its author events programme while the nation is under lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W H Smith to raise cash as coronavirus bites

W H Smith has confirmed it plans to strengthen its balance sheet with new lending facilities of £120m accompanied by an equity issue of up to 13.7% of its issued share capital.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 20:57:09 UTC ]
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Kathy Valentine's hair-raising memoir 'All I Ever Wanted' recounts the Go-Go's wild ride

Kathy Valentine's hair-raising memoir recounts life before, during and shortly after the Go-Go's ascended to become the darlings of the MTV generation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Hay Festival goes digital after cancellation due to coronavirus

Hay Festival will hold its first fully digital edition following the cancellation of this year's main event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Patterson Leads Group Seeking to Raise Millions for Bookstores

Author James Patterson is spearheading a group that includes Reese Witherspoon, Reese’s Book Club, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and the American Booksellers Association in an effort to raise millions of dollars to help save independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival cancelled

This year's Edinburgh International Book Festival has been cancelled, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 00:46:13 UTC ]
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Primadonna Festival asks supporters to save the date for next year

The Primadonna Festival, founded a year ago to give "prominence to work by women", is calling off its inaugural July event at Laffitts Hall due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is however asking its supporters to save the date for next year when it will run from Friday 30th July to Sunday 1st... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Are women's book festivals part of the problem?

The moment they hit the press, the reviews for The Mirror And The Light were glowing. A “shoo-in for the Booker Prize” said the Guardian. “A masterpiece of historical fiction” according to the Independent. “Does it merit another Booker?” asks the Evening Standard, before concluding “yes it... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Avon to hold virtual festival for authors

Avon is putting on a virtual festival to showcase its authors during the Covid-19 crackdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hay Festival emergency fundraiser passes £75,000

The Hay Festival has soared past the halfway mark of its £150,000 crowdfunding campaign, launched after this year's event was cancelled. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

The Hay Festival has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak with organisers saying it is now in “immediate financial jeopardy” and has 10 days to raise emergency funds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Simon Beckett signs with Trapeze for new crime series

Simon Beckett, who has published with Bantam since his 2007 debut, The Chemistry of Death, is moving to Trapeze in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Germany's Lit.Cologne literary festival cancelled due to coronavirus

While German publishers are still reeling from the cancellation of the major spring fair Leipziger Buchmesse last week, the industry has been dealt two more blows in the wake of the coronavirus crises. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 07:50:07 UTC ]
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