Hari Kunzru moves from Hamish Hamilton to S&S UK for new literary thriller

Award-winning novelist Hari Kunzru has moved to Simon & Schuster UK after 17 years at Hamish Hamilton, with literary thriller Red Pill set for publication in 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 18:33:02 UTC ]
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Foreword Literary Now Fuse Literary

Following an out-of-court settlement with Fore Word Magazine, Foreword Literary, the literary agency formed in March 2013, has changed its name to Fuse Literary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Literary Agent Q&A: Melanie Rostock, K Literary Agency in Spain

Melanie Rostock with the K Literary and Film Agency in Barcelona offers best-practice advice for literary agents and tips on promising international markets. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK BA Reveals 79 UK Bookstores Closed in 2012, 39 Opened

The Booksellers Association in the UK latest membership figures for the year 2012 revealed 79 stores closed, 39 opened and total membership was 3,580. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bookselling in lockdown: education titles surge as UK shops are shuttered

Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Escapist reads: New and upcoming mysteries and thrillers

Get caught up in the intrigue and exotic locales, courtesy of John Grisham, Sara Paretsky and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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UK's World Book Night celebrations to go ahead online

 The Reading Agency has confirmed the UK's World Book Night celebrations will go ahead on 23rd April, but will be modified due to Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ABA Moves Children’s Institute to 2021

The American Booksellers Association announced that it will postpone Children’s Institute, its annual conference of children’s book publishers, authors, and retailers, until 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins to buy Egmont Books UK

HarperCollins has announced its intention to acquire Egmont Books UK for an undisclosed sum, alongside Egmont’s book businesses in Poland and Schneiderbuch Germany. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK national newspaper sales plummet under Covid-19 lockdown

Fears for jobs as print sales drop by as much as 30% after thousands of newsagents closeCoronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverageNational print newspaper sales have fallen by as much as 30% since the start of the government-ordered coronavirus lockdown, according to industry... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The New Republic Announces New Roster of Writers | People on the Move

Fresh off a print and digital redesign, The New Republic formally announced a handful of new editors and writers who have joined the team in recent months. Now on the staff as deputy editors are Katie McDonough, the former senior editor at Jezebel who joined the magazine in December, and Jason... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Do Writers Need Literary Agents?

Do writers need literary agents to get published and find success with their writing? Are there times when getting an agent doesn't make sense? We answer these questions here. The post Do Writers Need Literary Agents? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Cengage/McGraw-Hill merger delayed again, following UK competition decision

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it will move on to a Phase Two investigation of the proposed merger between Cengage and McGraw-Hill, after concluding in its first probe that the move could result in higher-priced university textbooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chang leaves The Good Literary Agency for David Higham

Niki Chang is leaving The Good Literary Agency (TLGA) to join David Higham Associates (DHA) in April as a literary agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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As Coronavirus Spreads, Publishers Struggle with When, and How, to Move Pub Dates

With the new coronavirus pandemic affecting every part of the book business, now is not a great time to be publishing a book, and many authors with titles scheduled for the coming months might be tempted to a new publication date. But for publishers, moving titles en masse will be tricky. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH increases revenues and profits 6.2% for 2019, with 'strong' performance in UK

Penguin Random House increased both its revenues and profits in 2019, according to parent company Bertelsmann, which said it would continue to expand the publisher’s businesses including through acquisition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hearst UK CEO James Wildman on Navigating Crisis

On Monday, Hearst UK CEO James Wildman would typically address the 1,000-person strong company from the stage at the Odeon Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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‘Revenue will fall away quite quickly’: Hearst UK CEO James Wildman on navigating crisis

Hearst CEO James Wildman has set recruited a healthcare professional to answer staff questions about the virus and started sending out daily company updates. The post ‘Revenue will fall away quite quickly’: Hearst UK CEO James Wildman on navigating crisis appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Border Disorder: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

PW spoke with authors whose forthcoming books cover the often uneasy ground where the U.S. and Mexico meet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Enemy Lines: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

PW speaks with authors of military, espionage, and political fiction about keeping the thrill alive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Blake’s Progress: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

After decades in the shadows, a literary detective returns to the scene of the crime. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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