Hannah Kent Rites third novel for Picador

Picador senior editor Sophie Jonathan has signed Hannah Kent’s as-yet-untitled third novel from Gordon Wise at Curtis Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Burial Rites' author Hannah Kent finds mystery in Iceland

Chronicling the Chill of 1820s Iceland in 'Burial Rites,' Australian author Hannah Kent finds deep humanity, for better and worse, in a faraway isle. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador secures 'jaw-dropping' title on US gun violence by Shapira

Picador has secured Basic Pistol: Living and Dying By the Gun in America, a “jaw-dropping” study by Harel Shapira.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-25 13:34:13 UTC ]
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Picador swoops for third book from The Secret Barrister

Picador has swooped for the third book from The Secret Barrister, which charts their transformation from "hang ‘em and flog ‘em, austerity-supporting twenty-something to campaigning, bestselling, reforming author". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-16 11:48:50 UTC ]
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Nikole Hannah-Jones dives into the origins and language of 'The 1619 Project'

Nikole Hannah-Jones joined Times executive editor Kevin Merida for an insightful L.A. Times Book Club conversation about her book "The 1619 Project." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-12-01 19:58:42 UTC ]
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Picador stops distribution of Sebold's Lucky after man jailed for her rape exonerated

Picador has stopped distribution of Alice Sebold's memoir Lucky as the author apologised to the man who was exonerated of her rape last week, 40 years after his conviction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 20:34:54 UTC ]
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Nikole Hannah-Jones became a political target. What she's learned from the 'hurtful' attacks

Nikole Hannah-Jones talks about power, privilege and 'The 1619 Project' in advance of her L.A. Times Book Club visit. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-14 14:00:54 UTC ]
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In ‘Rites,’ Savannah Johnston portrays the aching, farcical nature of existence with stunning clarity

The dozen stories consider the emotional, cultural and socioeconomic contexts that drive characters into behaviors that might otherwise be unfathomable. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins four-way auction for Patterson debut collection

Picador has won a four-way auction for the “meditative and powerful” debut collection by poet James Conor Patterson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 01:12:14 UTC ]
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Hannah Gold | 'You can’t change the world, but you can try to influence your little corner'

"If you can give children hope and empowerment, it makes them much more inclined to do something,” says Hannah Gold. “Frightening children about climate change just makes them paralysed with fear.” Gold is speaking to me over video call from her home in Lincolnshire about her début children’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 19:32:48 UTC ]
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Picador to publish Mandel's 'perceptive and poignant' sixth novel

Picador has acquired Sea of Tranquility by Emily St John Mandel, a "novel of time travel and metaphysics that precisely captures the reality of our current moment." Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 00:13:35 UTC ]
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Burton to publish The Miniaturist sequel with Picador

Jessie Burton’s sequel to her bestseller The Miniaturist will be published as a super-lead title by Picador in July 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 18:49:23 UTC ]
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Picador signs 'urgent and unsettling' Bervoets novel

Picador has signed “urgent and unsettling” Dutch novel We Had To Remove This Post by Hanna Bervoets. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 06:05:39 UTC ]
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Picador signs 'enormously moving' Stevens novel

Picador has signed Briefly, A Delicious Life, a “richly witty and enormously moving” new novel from Nell Stevens. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 16:04:42 UTC ]
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My Job in Five: Alice Kent

Communications director at National Centre for Writing Alice Kent talks to The Bookseller about her role.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 18:22:57 UTC ]
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Picador pre-empts McTague's 'extraordinary' Brexit story

Picador has pre-empted an "extraordinary" account of how Britain left the EU after 40 years' membership, from Atlantic journalist Tom McTague. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-14 06:52:03 UTC ]
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Picador lands Mulvey's stories and debut novel

Picador has landed a story collection and debut novel from Niamh Mulvey, writer of publishing newsletter “In the Read” and a former Quercus commissioning editor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 22:15:18 UTC ]
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Picador triumphs in 11-way battle for Rabess debut

Picador has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Everything's Fine by debut US author Cecilia Rabess, amid a scramble for rights around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-03 01:54:40 UTC ]
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Picador nets Baxter's New Animal

Picador has netted New Animal, a “sharp and witty” debut novel by poet and sculptor Ella Baxter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:43:00 UTC ]
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‘The Four Winds’ is Kristin Hannah’s next inevitable bestseller. Don’t forget the tissues.

“The Great Alone” author’s latest is a melodramatic look at one woman’s quest for independence and survival during the Great Depression. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-28 16:41:57 UTC ]
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