Haig rights sell into 21 countries

Matt Haig’s new novel How to Stop Time (Canongate) has so far been licensed for release in 21 countries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Firefly Press to publish 'powerful' YA debut about right-wing radicalisation

Independent YA and children's publisher Firefly Press will publish Grow by debut author Luke Palmer, described as a "powerful" novel on right-wing radicalisation.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 21:17:58 UTC ]
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30 Best Kindle Unlimited Romance Books Available Right Now

For Amazon customers, here are some of the best Kindle Unlimited romance books on the market. A two-month free trial is available to new subscribers! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-27 10:36:34 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide

'Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,' says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider. The post Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 14:43:14 UTC ]
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Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers

Having caught its stride in 2019, Ukraine's book market now is weathering the pandemic—and opening a new translation grant for rights buyers. The post Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 13:09:08 UTC ]
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Federal Appeals Court Declares Literacy a Constitutional Right

In a 2-1 ruling released on April 23, the court held that basic literacy is “implicit in the concept of ordered liberty,” and central to “the basic exercise of other fundamental rights,” including political participation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: April 21, 2020

“To me, nonfiction is an act of translation, and the task for the writer is to bring dead letters to life.” Jessica Pearce Rotondi on writing the family saga of her missing uncle. | Lit Hub Memoir Joshua Sperling on the decade John Berger became an art world revolutionary. | Lit Hub Criticism ON... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 10:30:09 UTC ]
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The Library Bill of Rights: What They Are and What They Mean for You

Learn about the Library Bill of Rights, with explanations and examples of how library users might apply them in their own use of their libraries and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-20 10:32:09 UTC ]
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The right-wing media’s rallying cry: anti-lockdown edition

On Monday, Joshua A. Bickel, on assignment for the Columbus Dispatch, took a photo that went viral. Bickel was in the Ohio statehouse, where he’d been sent, in the absence of a furloughed colleague, to film a briefing by Mike DeWine, the governor. His photo captured a group of protesters,... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-04-17 12:00:34 UTC ]
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Alicia Keys Can Now Add ‘Best-Selling Author’ to Her Résumé

The singer’s latest hit is “Underdog.” Her memoir proves she is anything but one. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-16 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Jeffrey Archer does 10-year foreign rights deal with Saga Egmont

Jeffrey Archer has signed a deal with digital publisher Saga Egmont to make his 37 books available across 11 languages. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 09:23:29 UTC ]
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Workbooks for kids are selling out. Here are the best — and worst — of the bunch

‘Mad Libs,’ meditation or mad science? It’s all about simple instructions and minimal mess. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-14 06:00:00 UTC ]
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A new app has details on how to support 600 independent bookstores right now.

The plight of independent bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic has brought an outpouring of public support—but, along with it, an often-overwhelming deluge of messaging about whom to support and how. A new app, Save Your Bookstore, is trying to pull more of it together in one place. Save... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 16:59:54 UTC ]
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‘The Roxy Letters’ is just the kind of comic novel we need right now

Mary Pauline Lowry’s novel follows an Austin woman grappling with her changing city. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-05 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertram Group sells Erasmus and Houtschild

Bertram Group has sold its subsidiaries Erasmus Antiquariaat en Boekhandel BV and Houtschild Internationale Boekhandel BV to Casalini Libri SPA for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 12:50:11 UTC ]
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So Many Free Books From Simon Teen To Read Right Now!

Simon Teen is offering more than twenty books and excerpts to read for free right now! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 20:36:54 UTC ]
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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stuck at Home? Here are 20 of the Best Books on Hoopla Right Now

If you're stuck at home and bemoaning the absence of libraries from your life, don't fear! Here are some great books available on Hoopla right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-24 10:40:03 UTC ]
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Happening Right Now: The Harry Potter Alliance is Hosting A Virtual Con

Feeling a little copped up and bored? Good news: The Harry Potter Alliance is hosting a virtual con today through Saturday, April 4th! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-23 18:14:12 UTC ]
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