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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A civil rights case from Louisiana that changed America’s justice system

Matthew Van Meter tells the story of Gary Duncan and the state’s role in the rights movement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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21 Must-Read Books for 12th Graders by Authors of Color

From contemporary and historical fiction to science fiction and fantasy, including Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao, these 21 books are must-reads for 12th graders. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-03 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Netflix secures rights to Cixin Liu’s Three-Body Problem trilogy

David Benioff and D B Weiss, creators of HBO’s "Game of Thrones", are adapting Cixin Liu’s science fiction trilogy The Three-Body Problem for Netflix.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 17:51:43 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling returns human rights award amid criticism from organization

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling says she is returning an award from a human rights group linked to the Kennedy family after the president of the organization criticized her comments about transgender issues. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-08-28 20:34:31 UTC ]
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Check out this gorgeous illustrated map of Black-owned bookshops across the country.

Happy Independent Bookstore Day! As part of its guide to Black-owned bookshops in the US, O, The Oprah Magazine created an illustrated map of some of the highlights, and it’s really delightful. The team also asked writers like Tayari Jones, Kiley Reid, and Clint Smith where they like to shop;... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-28 17:29:48 UTC ]
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How Reagan captured the presidency, and the right captured politics

Rick Perlstein completes his study of the rise of America’s conservative movement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial and Canada’s Wattpad Strike Rights Deal

PRH Grupo Editorial gets translation rights to English-language titles from Wattpad Book, a world Spanish exclusive. The post Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial and Canada’s Wattpad Strike Rights Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-28 01:10:03 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-27 19:29:44 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: August 21, 2020

How to write a millennial character: Emma Jane Unsworth wades in where lesser mortals dare not go. | Lit Hub A love letter to The Catcher in the Rye: Mary O’Connell on her favorite book and its conflicted legacy. | Lit Hub Thirteen ways of looking at flash fiction: Grant Faulkner on the infinite... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-21 10:30:03 UTC ]
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LeBron Wrote a Children’s Book and It’s Selling Really Well

In “I Promise,” LeBron James and the illustrator Nina Mata give hope to kids when they need it most. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-20 09:00:01 UTC ]
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11 Black Sci-Fi Authors To Read Right Now

Get to know the work of these Black science fiction authors, from the established and prolific to debut authors shaking up the genre like Cinderella is Dead author Kalynn Bayron. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-13 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Warner Bros TV buys rights to Cook's Booker-longlisted novel

Warner Bros TV has acquired TV rights to Diane Cook's Booker-longlisted novel The New Wilderness, published this week by Oneworld.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 05:38:11 UTC ]
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LinkedIn Sells SlideShare to Scribd

LinkedIn offloaded presentation-sharing service SlideShare to ebook and audiobook platform Scribd for an undisclosed price. The professional network acquired SlideShare for $118.75 million in May 2012. Scribd will begin operating SlideShare Sept. 24, managing accounts and content, and Scribd... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-08-12 14:55:00 UTC ]
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Dan Snow sells History Hit network to Little Dot Studios

Podcast and video business with more than 100,000 subscribers sold to All3Media-owned firmBroadcaster Dan Snow has sold his Netflix-style streaming service and popular podcast business to Little Dot Studios, the digital content firm owned by Fleabag and 1917 producer All3Media.Snow, a favourite... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-11 11:47:47 UTC ]
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Nigel Roby Sells the UK’s ‘The Bookseller’ to Stage Media Company

Calling his ownership and management of The Bookseller 'the greatest privilege of my working life,' Nigel Roby sells The Stage's Hugh Comerford. The post Nigel Roby Sells the UK’s ‘The Bookseller’ to Stage Media Company appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-07 09:05:55 UTC ]
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James Murdoch's exit paves way for News Corp to move further right

Analysis: Murdoch was considered a dissenting voice at the rightwing company. Now his brother Lachlan could see his influence growJames Murdoch’s resignation from the board of News Corp confirms divisive splits in the publishing arm of his family’s media empire and removes a powerful dissenting... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-01 18:24:26 UTC ]
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Robin Stevens | 'They have been in my head every day, but it feels like the right moment to move on'

Award-winning Robin Stevens reflects on closing her Murder Most Unladylike series with its ninth adventure Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-23 09:20:21 UTC ]
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Get $20 off both Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite right now

Reading is a great way to fill this newfound free time we all have and Amazon’s newest deal on the Kindle Paperwhite can make it easier to do so. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale right now for $100, which is $20 off its normal price, and you can get... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-07-20 17:46:44 UTC ]
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Hampshire Country Council to close eight libraries

Hampshire County Council has revealed it intends to close eight of its 48 council-run libraries and reduce the opening hours of those remaining by an average of 20%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-20 14:34:26 UTC ]
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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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