Harvill Secker bags Nicholas Shakespeare’s 'sophisticated literary thriller'

Harvill Secker will publish Nicholas Shakespeare’s new literary thriller, featuring a former foreign correspondent battling sinister forces in Oxford, billed as a "new direction" in the author's career. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tales from Shakespeare Retold by Modern Novelists

Hogarth announces The Hogarth Shakespeare: new prose versions of Shakespeare's plays, retold by bestselling novelists from around the world. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Enlisting novelists to rewrite Shakespeare: A losing proposition?

Shakespeare's plays will become contemporary novels, as the transatlantic Hogarth Press, an imprint of Random House, has announced it is commissioning prominent writers to adapt the Elizabethan plays.Shakespeare’s plays will become contemporary novels, as the transatlantic Hogarth Press, an... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shakespeare detective novels to Exhibit A

Angry Robot's crime imprint Exhibit A has signed up two historical mystery books starring... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paris Literary Prize Celebrates Unique Art of the Novella

Shakespeare & Co.'s Paris Literary Prize honors novellas written in English by an unpublished author. Judge Rebecca Carter reports on this year's festivities. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fostering Literary Respect for Underrepresented Regions, Authors

The relaunched Commonwealth Book Prize continues to be a key conduit of exchange between underrepresented countries and regions to the UK publishing community. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key buys YA psychological thriller

Hot Key Books has acquired world rights in a YA psychological thriller by James Dawson, whose... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can a Literary Festival Supersede Politics? Tenacious PalFest Tries

In its sixth year, the Palestine Festival of Literature (PalFest) is expanding beyond Gaza and taking a roadshow across all of historic Palestine. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Books snaps up Iraq-set thriller

Short Books has acquired a thriller written by Justin Huggler, former foreign correspondent for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Fair Fights to Put Colombia Firmly on the Literary Map

The Bogota International Book Fair convenes nearly the entire Colombian publishing industry and focuses on bringing the region's books and authors to the public. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TLS partners with Literary Consultancy conference

The Times Literary Supplement will be the media partner for the The Literary Consultancy’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thames & Hudson lines up literary art

Thames & Hudson is releasing a colourful list of “literary art” books this autumn... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two for Harvill on Indy shortlist

Two titles from Harvill Secker have been shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ten Titles Up for €100,000 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award

From a longlist of 154 titles, ten novels have been shortlisted and are in the running for the €100,000 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Breaking Digital Ground: E-books and Small Press Literary Publishers

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference (AWP) began decades ago as a meet-up for academic creative writing departments, students, and writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pippa Middleton dropped by her literary agent. Why?

Pippa Middleton and David Goodwin have parted ways. Pippa Middleton's first book was a flop. But you haven't seen the last of Pippa Middleton and her writing. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arnott and Kennedy on Amazon US literary imprint

A L Kennedy's The Blue Book and Jake Arnott's The House of Rumour are to be the first... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Asia on the Rise and Translators Are Key, Says Agent

As Asian authors come to prominence, the West should publish them, something that will be impossible without nurturing translators, says a Hong Kong literary agent Kelly Falconer. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is There a Dearth of Literary Agents in Developing Markets?

Evidence is growing that a lack of skilled, knowledgable literary agents may be hindering the translation and publishing of books from developing markets in Asia and Latin America. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malaysia’s Tan Twan Eng Takes $30,000 Man Asian Literary Prize

Malaysia's Tan Twan Eng won Asia’s most prestigious literary prize with The Garden of Evening Mists. The prize, in its 6th year, is changing the perception of Asian literature say authors, publishers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Magazines Adapt to the Digital Age

There are 866 publications in Poets & Writers’ database of literary magazines, 14 of which were added in early 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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