Guardian Faber signs bird names book

Guardian Faber has signed a book on the history of bird names by nature writer Stephen Moss. Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names will be published in autumn 2017, following a deal for world English rights between Laura Hassan at Guardian Faber and Broo Doherty at DHH Literary Agency. The book will explore how birds such as peregrines, ptarmigans, hobbies and hoopoes got their evocative names, combining folklore, natural history and personal observations. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian Faber signs Bown photo book

Guardian Faber has signed a book looking back at the pictures of Observer photographer Jane Bown, who died last year. Jane Bown: A Lifetime of Looking, will collect more than 200 black and white and colour images from Bown's career, putting her portraits of people such as the Queen and Samuel... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs 'fabulous' new book by PRH's Coates and Foley

Faber & Faber has snapped up the latest book by writing duo and PRH staffers Liz Foley and Beth Coates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 22:00:38 UTC ]
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Faber signs up seventh QI book

Faber & Faber is to publish the seventh book in the successful QI series in October, to tie in with the BBC 2 Show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs 'Call Me by Your Name' author

Faber has acquired two titles by André Aciman, the author of Call Me by Your Name, upon which the Academy Award-winning film of the same name was based. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs book on psychology of communication

Faber & Faber has signed a popular science book on the psychology of communication by the author Ian Leslie.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs McNamara's true crime book

Faber and Faber is to publish I’ll be Gone in the Dark, a debut from the late Michelle McNamara, which is described by her husband - actor and comedian Patton Oswalt - as "a true-crime narrative, a memoir and a still active mystery". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber Children's signs second Dozy Bear picture book

Faber Children’s has bought a second Dozy Bear picture book by author Katie Blackburn and illustrator Richard Smythe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Younge's book on American child shootings to Guardian Faber

Guardian Faber has signed a non-fiction title called A Day in the Death of America by the Guardian's editor-at-large Gary Younge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian Faber signs story of Greenpeace activists

Guardian Faber has acquired a non-fiction book covering the experience of the Greenpeace protestors who endured two months in a Russian prison. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snowden book to Guardian Faber

Guardian Faber has signed a book on Edward Snowden by Guardian foreign correspondent Luke Harding... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: Bird Street Books Signs with Ingram

Bird Street Books has agreed with Ingram to manage the sales and distribution of their print, ebook, and audiobook titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 17:41:45 UTC ]
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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:39:25 UTC ]
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Nation Books Changing Name to Bold Type Books

Effective January 1, Nation Books, a joint project of the Nation Institute and Hachette Book Group, will be known as Bold Type Books. The move comes on the heels of the Nation Institute changing its name. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG signs picture book from Dr Ranj celebrating key workers

Dr Ranj Singh, of ITV’s "Dr Ranj: On Call" and CBeebies' "Get Well Soon" series, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children's Group—including a picture book celebrating key workers in the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 20:36:34 UTC ]
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Amanda Johnson named new director of Costa Book Awards

Costa Coffee has appointed Amanda Johnson as the new director of the Costa Book Awards, succeeding Bud McLintock, who stepped down from the role after 25 years in February.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 13:23:03 UTC ]
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Faber scoops social distancing picture book

Faber Children’s is publishing While We Can’t Hug, a picture book that "shows us how to be affectionate while social distancing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:49:38 UTC ]
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