Hachette launching Essentials modern classics series

Hachette is launching its first ever modern classics list for its international markets, featuring titles from Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell and Sarah Waters among others. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Modern Library Launches Series of Classics Penned by Women

The Modern Library Torchbearers series is an ongoing collection of trade paperbacks meant to "honor a more inclusive vision of classic books" beginning this May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury launches modern classics series

Bloomsbury is launching a new modern classics series this September featuring titles by Khaled Hosseini, William Boyd and Donna Tartt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rider launches Classic series featuring Chopra and Frankl

Ebury's Rider imprint is releasing a Classics range this December, publishing new editions of titles by writers including Deepak Chopra, Victor E Frankl and the Dalai Lama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage Classics launches new series of pocket-sized translations

Vintage Classics is launching a new series of pocket-sized paperbacks celebrating translation. Vintage Editions will "transport readers to wherever in the world literary innovation may be found". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 18:17:14 UTC ]
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Vermilion Life Essentials series launches in August

Vermilion is launching a its own Life Essentials series in August starting with revamps of five bestsellers featuring "original thinking and life-changing ideas" including How to Win Friends and Influence People and Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Imperial War Museums launch Wartime Classics series

Imperial War Museums will launch a new classic fiction series this September to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, the Imperial War Museums Wartime Classics series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago Modern Classics marks 40 years with anniversary series

Virago is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its Modern Classics series with the publication of 13 "deluxe" illustrated paperbacks, showcasing authors such as Muriel Spark, Angela Carter and Patricia Highsmith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ed PR launches free series of online salons for publicity hopefuls

Books and culture PR agency ed public relations has launched a series of free online "salons" to demystify the role publicists play within the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘True Grit’ is a modern classic, but it’s not the only great work by Charles Portis

I binge-read Portis’s books — “Norwood,” “The Dog of the South” and more. They offered just the lift I needed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is curating a series of classic works by Black playwrights.

Good news for theatermakers and audiences alike: Broadway World has reported that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a two-year, one-million-dollar grant to TCG Books, the largest independent trade publisher of dramatic literature in North America. The grant will, according to Broadway... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Bad Form launches series of workshops to demystify publishing industry

Bad Form is launching a series of free events to demystify the publishing industry for people from Black, Asian and racialised communities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago Modern Classics acquires Barber's Amazing Mr Blunden

Virago Modern Classics has acquired world English language rights in The Amazing Mr Blunden by Antonia Barber, ahead of a Sky Original Christmas film this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Univ. of Nebraska Press Launches LGBTQ+ Fiction Series

The University of Nebraska Press is launching Zero Street, a series dedicated to novels and short story collections written by LGBTQ+ authors and featuring LGBTQ+ characters and/or themes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Classics launches ‘new canon’ of environmental literature

Imprint’s Green Ideas series begins with 20 short books by writers from Rachel Carson to Greta Thunberg it believes are ‘the classics that made a movement’From Greta Thunberg to James Lovelock, publisher Penguin Classics has come up with a “new canon” of the environmental literature, which it... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hachette launches Health Charity Book Club with Tesco

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Galbraith series hits audiobook milestone ahead of paperback launch

J K Rowling's Cormoran Strike series, written under the name Robert Galbraith, have hit an audiobook milestone for Little, Brown ahead of the fifth novel's paperback release. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Biblioasis Launches Bookseller Series

The Ontario-based publisher and independent bookstore has soft-launched a series of chapbooks by booksellers, for booksellers, aimed at sparking discussion and debate about important issues in the trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Irish Cultural Centre launches free literary interview series

The Irish Cultural Centre in London is launching a series of literary interviews, Northern Irish Voices, this weekend which will form part of its spring 2021 cultural programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop UK is launching a series of online events.

The UK arm of Bookshop.org, the online retailer that partners with indie bookstores, has a new initiative on the way: it’s launching a series of online events for its customers as well as customers of unaffiliated indies. For the first event on March 23rd, Bookshop is partnering with Faber to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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