Green Tree signs 'major' new work on happiness

Bloomsbury imprint Green Tree has sign a "major" new work from journalist Jonathan Rauch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]

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The Works plans major expansion

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 08:45 Discount retailer The Works has said it hopes to expand its stores in the UK by nearly 150, as well as growing its e-commerce business with the sale of ebooks. The retailer has opened 43 new stores this year—bringing its total... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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They worked at Apple, Amazon and Lyft. Now they're working to get you stoned

One person suggested Amazon bookstores should replace public libraries. Readers disagreed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can ‘Deep Work’ Really Work for You?

Cal Newport’s recent book champions the virtues of dedicated time for uninterrupted thinking. But can the perpetually overtasked modern worker make “deep work” a reality? Continue reading at [email protected]

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Cat People, Riposte and Works that Work: the niche world of indie magazines

Mainstream mags may be shutting down, but specialist publishing has never been in healthier shape. So which magazines should you be subscribing to?While mainstream magazines are seeing sales fall, and long-standing titles such as Loaded are printing their final issues, the world of niche,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Happy Workplace=Happy Workers

The economy may be rousing from its slumber, but it’s not yet fully awake. Job numbers are improving slowly: the U.S. Department of Labor reported that an anemic 115,000 nonfarm payroll jobs were added in April 2012. Unemployment hovers stubbornly around 8%, refusing to budge much. Logic would... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Norway’s Beat Technology Signs a Denmark Trio for an Audiobook Platform

Today's news marks the next step in Beat Technologies' drive to create bespoke D2C audiobook and ebook platforms for marquee-level publishers. The post Norway’s Beat Technology Signs a Denmark Trio for an Audiobook Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-29 13:48:10 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for unpublished work

The Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation has announced the shortlist for the Best Unpublished Manuscript category in the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 03:59:23 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling unearthed an old work for her new children's book that's free online

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is releasing her new book, "The Ickabog," in free online installments. The first two chapters are out now. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-26 19:33:57 UTC ]
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MCB signs Riddell's world-saving poetry anthology

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired Chris Riddell’s new poetry anthology, Poems To Save The World With, including work produced during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-22 05:59:03 UTC ]
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Piccadilly Press signs three from Pollero

Piccadilly Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish three children's books by debut author Gianna Pollero. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 15:59:25 UTC ]
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Yes, Literary Fiction With Happy Endings Exists: Here are 20 Must-Read Examples

If you think lit fic endings are all sorrow or question marks, think again. Here are some happy literary fiction books that will leave you hopeful. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-21 10:34:27 UTC ]
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8 Books About The Green New Deal

What is The Green New Deal, and why is everyone publishing books about it? Get the deets on this climate plan and the reading list here. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-20 10:39:24 UTC ]
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Debut The Flames to Doubleday in 'major' six-figure pre-empt

Doubleday has acquired debut novel The Flames about four women "muses" who inspired artist Egon Schiele, in a "major" six-figure pre-empt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 02:34:02 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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Finding your literary voice - with a working class accent

At the beginning of 2020, well before my debut novel was published, I was invited to an evening soiree in Glasgow’s Mitchell Library – a kind of preview event for authors performing at a well-known literary festival.  I changed quickly in the toilet at the car salesroom I worked in and navigated... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 16:53:37 UTC ]
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Comedian Tom Papa is a fount of happy distractions — and baking tips

In a time when we could all use some inspirational uplift, the Netflix star and author’s unironic catchphrase is: You’re doing great! Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers' co-working space Clean Prose to close

Clean Prose, the London-based writers' co-working space, has announced it is to close as a result of "social distancing and the economic downturn" caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 07:15:50 UTC ]
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This new database shows the reading habits of major 20th-century authors.

When Sylvia Beach, the New Jersey native who published Ulysses and opened Paris’ Shakespeare and Co. (“the most famous bookstore in the world”), died in 1962, Princeton University purchased and catalogued her papers. This trove of materials reveals, among other things, the reading preferences of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-08 19:46:30 UTC ]
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Majority of small publishers fear closure in wake of coronavirus

Survey shows 60% expect the impact of the pandemic may put them out of business, prompting calls for concerted helpMore than half of the UK’s small publishers fear they could be out of business by the autumn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by the Bookseller, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-07 15:02:20 UTC ]
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Wiley signs co-operation agreement with ResearchGate

Publisher Wiley has announced a co-operation agreement with academic networking site ResearchGate to explore ways in which the two can work together "to better support the needs of researchers through ResearchGate’s collaboration platform". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 11:31:25 UTC ]
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