Headline bags Barr's 'ambitious' Middle East history in six-way auction

Headline has acquired an "ambitious" work centred on conflict in the Middle East by historian and author James Barr in a "heated" six-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-07 09:36:16 UTC ]

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Native Tongues: Middle East Fiction in Translation: Middle East Books 2015

In an oft-cited statistic, Chad Post, publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester and an outspoken advocate for books in translation, estimates that 3% of fiction and poetry books published in the U.S. are translations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Children's bags Cham's 'genius' middle-grade series

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has snapped up Oliver and The Great Big Universe, the debut middle-grade series by Jorge Cham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-20 00:40:32 UTC ]
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In praise of Henry Kissinger’s Middle East legacy

Kissinger's realpolitik approach brought a measure of stability and led to Israel's survival, Martin Indyk argues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-14 13:00:14 UTC ]
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Usborne triumphs in seven-way auction for middle-grade debut by Linton

Usborne has triumphed in a seven-way auction for a middle-grade story by debut author G M Linton celebrating family, friendship and being proud of who you are and your heritage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 02:12:44 UTC ]
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HCG triumphs at auction for Faturoti's middle-grade debut

Hachette Children's Group has won a three-way auction for Sadé and Her Shadow Beasts, an illustrated middle grade novel about grief and the healing power of imagination from Rachel Faturoti, plus two other titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 14:32:54 UTC ]
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HCG bags Arcanjo's 'thrilling' middle-grade series

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired three books in a "thrilling" new middle-grade series by Bloomsbury editorial assistant and author Joel Arcanjo, writing as J J Arcanjo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-07 15:35:55 UTC ]
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Allen Lane bags two on £40k Wolfson History Prize shortlist

Allen Lane has two titles shortlisted for the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize, which celebrates excellence in research and historical writing combined with readability for a wider audience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-21 02:05:49 UTC ]
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Forgotten spies who fought the Nazis in the Middle East

Gershom Gorenberg reveals the intelligence campaign that shaped the war and the region. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-12 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline Review bags 'swoon-worthy' debut

Headline Publishing Group has acquired The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta, a "bold, swoon-worthy and utterly modern" debut novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 23:10:10 UTC ]
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Allen Lane wins 'radical new history' of queer identity in four-way auction

Allen Lane will publish Nothing Ever Just Disappears, a new history of seven queer lives and the places that made them by writer and academic Diarmuid Hester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-06 22:14:06 UTC ]
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Higham's history of London's water to Headline

Headline has acquired The Mercenary Stream by BBC journalist Nick Higham, telling the story of a centuries-long battle to bring clean water to London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 23:16:15 UTC ]
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Picador bags Gillett's 'shocking' dance music history

Picador has bagged a “shocking, enlightening and engaging” social and political history of dance music in the UK by journalist and film-maker Ed Gillett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 10:32:37 UTC ]
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Headline Review wins auction for Palmer debut

Headline Review has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for Isaac and the Egg, a debut novel by journalist Bobby Palmer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 08:45:16 UTC ]
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Puffin bags Afua Hirsch's Hidden Histories

Puffin has acquired the first children’s non-fiction title from writer, broadcaster, documentary maker and activist Afua Hirsch.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-08 06:48:52 UTC ]
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Headline Review scoops Freya Berry's 'electrifying' debut at auction

Headline Review will publish Freya Berry's debut novel, The Dictator’s Wife, as a lead hardback launch in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 22:16:14 UTC ]
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Sphere bags debut Breaking Point at auction

Sphere has announced Irish journalist Edel Coffey’s debut novel, Breaking Point, will be a superlead for the publisher in 2022, following a multi-publisher auction and six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 14:51:31 UTC ]
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Headline acquires von Tunzelmann's history of statues

Headline has acquired Fallen Idols, an "enlightening and witty" tour through the modern history of statues from historian and commentator Alex von Tunzelmann. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 21:08:42 UTC ]
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For the Middle East, the Arab Spring was a rare chance to control its own fate

Even though the uprisings mostly failed, Noah Feldman argues, they’re still meaningful. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-26 12:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK bags 'super commercial' middle-grade series in six-figure pre-empt

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has pre-empted a "major", three-book middle-grade series from debut children's author Larry Hayes, in a six-figure deal struck following a "high-speed pitch" via video conferencing platform Zoom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 06:25:25 UTC ]
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