Guardian Faber nets history of women's football

Guardian Faber has netted a general history of women’s football by Suzanne Wrack, the Guardian’s women’s football correspondent. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 06:34:30 UTC ]
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Alternate Histories and Silenced Women: Sue Monk Kidd on Her New Novel The Book of Longing

In this episode, New York Times bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd discusses her upcoming novel The Book of Longings, which is from the point of view of Ana, the wife of Jesus. Kidd talks to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about how alternate histories... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 17:30:46 UTC ]
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Katherine Kayne on the Strong Women of Hawaii’s Painful History

In this delightful debut novel Katherine Kayne sweeps us back to a Hawaii still mourning its lost kingdom, where ladies—their ballgowns covered in yards of protective fabric—gallop across the mountains and down the city streets on their way to polo matches and parties, men dance the hula as well... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-17 09:46:07 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on Amazon’s football coup: beware tech giants bearing gifts | Editorial

The US experience of watching sport online should ring alarm bells for those who prize the Premier League’s ability to bring people togetherIn the late 1960s, the American author and tech seer Richard Brautigan wrote lyrically of “a cybernetic meadow / where mammals and computers / live together... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-02 18:49:42 UTC ]
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Faber lands Shapiro's 'surprising' new history of United States

Faber will publish James Shapiro's "surprising" new history of the United States as a lead title for spring 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 08:01:40 UTC ]
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Penguin Press wins 'intimate history' of post-war British black women

Tom Penn, publishing director at Penguin Press, has acquired Rebel Citizen: A History of Black Women Living, Loving and Resisting by feminist historian Jade Bentil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 15:48:26 UTC ]
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In praise of the older women who shaped American history

Gail Collins tells the stories of those who made their mark in middle age and beyond. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-18 13:47:38 UTC ]
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Blink nets football titles by Robbie Fowler and F2

Bonnier Books UK imprint Blink has netted two football titles with Robbie Fowler’s “definitive” autobiography and the fifth publication from freestylers The F2. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 13:07:40 UTC ]
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William Collins nets James Grant's history on UK's "unwritten" constitution

William Collins has acquired a new history of the British Constitution by legal expert and academic James Grant, about the UK's "unwritten" constitution. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 20:13:39 UTC ]
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W&N acquires 'dazzlingly original' history of women's self-portraits

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a “dazzlingly original” book from frieze magazine editor Jennifer Higgie on the history of female artists through their self-portraits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 14:37:49 UTC ]
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Riverrun nets Walker's 'once-in-a-lifetime' football travel book

Riverrun has netted a football travel book by Matt Walker, charting his quest to watch top flight matches in all 55 EUFA countries during a single season. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This new AR app puts women back in the history books

Up to 89% of history textbook references are devoted to men, so “Lessons in Herstory” aims to restore women’s standing in the American story. Open up most elementary and high school history books and you’ll find stories of corruption, triumph, innovation, conflict, and resolution, that all have... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber scales up with Vincent's history of measurement

Faber have bought a history of measurement by a "hugely talented young non-fiction writer", James Vincent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finn examines world of ultra running in Guardian Faber acquisition

Guardian Faber has acquired a book about ‘ultra running’, one of the “toughest sports in the world”, by Adharanand Finn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A U.K. Oral History Documents Women in Publishing

An oral history project just launched in the U.K. to document the history of women in publishing has collected interviews with a pioneering generation of female book industry professionals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's to explore 'bold women' from black history

Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by debut author and illustrator Vashti Harrison as part of a two book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Gripping exposé' on Trump's relationship with Russia to Guardian Faber

Guardian Faber is to publish Collusion, a "gripping, alarming exposé" about the "biggest political scandal of the modern era" in which journalist Luke Harding reveals the true nature of Trump’s decades-long relationship with Russia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jay Rayner's food memoir to Guardian Faber

Guardian Faber is to publish Jay Rayner's memoir through food, My Last Supper: One Meal, A Lifetime in the Making, in April 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crace's 'Maybot' sketches to Guardian Faber

Political sketchwriter John Crace has signed a deal with Guardian Faber for a book based on Theresa May’s reign as prime minister entitled to I, Maybot: The Rise and Fall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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History of the Labour Party’s founding women to I B Tauris

I.B.Tauris is to publish an "exciting and timely" new book "shedding light" on the women at the heart of the Labour Party’s early history next September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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