HarperCollins scoops female motorsport racer's 'inspirational' story

HarperCollins has acquired world all language rights for the autobiography of Rosemary Smith, the female motorsport pioneer who won some of the most iconic rallies in the world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins allows readers to manipulate GameStop story's e-book price

HarperNonFiction has launched an innovative marketing campaign for the early e-book release of Ben Mezrich’s The AntiSocial Network, which will allow readers to manipulate the title's price by micro trading in GameStop stock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 00:36:07 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops Smith's Harry Styles biography

HarperNonFiction Publishers has acquired Harry Styles: The Making of a Modern Man by celebrity biographer Sean Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 12:48:18 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Ireland scoops memoir by warden of Skellig Michael

HarperCollins Ireland has scooped a "unique" memoir by the warden of Skellig Michael, a remote Irish island. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-22 23:51:22 UTC ]
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Mirror Books scoops GB athlete Onuora's 'fearless' story

Mirror Books has scooped My Hidden Race, the life story of Team GB athlete Anyika Onuora, which promises to reveal the “brutal reality” of professional sport for many Black females. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-07 00:42:40 UTC ]
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How a 1976 anthology of female comedians inspired a starry new update

In 'Notes from the Bathroom Line,' Amy Solomon gathers the best gags, tips and takes by 150 women, from Cecily Strong to Margaret Cho to Maria Bamford. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-15 14:00:15 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's Books bags Foreman's 'poignant' elephant story

HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed Noa and the Little Elephant: A Tale of Friendship and Survival, a “poignant” picture book from author and illustrator Michael Foreman, in partnership with the wildlife conservation charity, Tusk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-08 16:02:51 UTC ]
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S&S scoops 'inspirational' Mary Seacole biography

Simon & Schuster is to publish In Search of Mary Seacole: The Making of a Cultural Icon by Helen Rapport in spring 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 10:45:26 UTC ]
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S&S scoops Deonn's 'inspired' YA debut

Simon & Schuster Children's is to publish Legendborn by debut novelist Tracy Deonn this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 23:03:05 UTC ]
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Verso scoops 'provocative analysis of female desire'

Verso is to publish Katherine Angel's latest work, Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again, exploring female desire in the context of the Me Too era. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-23 15:54:18 UTC ]
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July Religion Bestsellers: Inspiring Advice and Stories with Secrets

Encouragement in turbulent times leads the nonfiction list, while fiction readers escape to romance -- and mystery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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And Other Stories scoops Mona Arshi's debut

And Other Stories is set to publish the debut novel of British poet and former human rights lawyer Mona Arshi.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 11:07:20 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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Faber scores middle-grade novel inspired by 'female football legends'

Faber is publishing Lou Kuenzler's latest middle-grade novel, inspired by the stories of the female footballers who rose to fame following the First World War.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:42:25 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands 'remarkable' stories of RNLI rescues

HarperCollins has landed a book by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution recounting some of its most dramatic rescues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-22 01:34:27 UTC ]
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HQ scoops Erskine's 'inspirational' sustainable food cookbook

HQ has scooped an “inspirational” sustainable food cookbook from TV chef and writer Gizzi Erskine. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 06:22:27 UTC ]
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A new site for headline-inspired fiction launches today with stories by Carmen Maria Machado, Colum McCann, and more.

We can’t stop telling stories about pandemics, even as we wait for one to hit us. As coronavirus spreads across the world, so have headlines about the ways that storytellers, from those in Babylonia to contemporary novelists and Hollywood, have used infectious disease for narrative effect. The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-02 16:51:35 UTC ]
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On the Short Stories That Inspired a Russian Czar to Free the Serfs

My Afghan godfather, a bristling military man, who at one time back in the 1930s held the all-India motorcycle speed record, spoke of A Sportsman’s Notebook as one of the two or three books that formed and continued to inform his mind. I remember his copy of it lying on his bedside table,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-07 09:48:06 UTC ]
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‘Richard Jewell’ is only the latest film to depict a female journalist trading sex for scoops

The persistence of this trope might say something about the barriers women in media continue to face. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-12 13:19:16 UTC ]
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Manilla to publish novel inspired by true story of 2011 tsunami

Bonnier Books UK has announced a novel inspired by the true story of Japan's 2011 tsunami for its new literary imprint, Manilla Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 06:38:51 UTC ]
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