His Debut Novel Won the Pulitzer. Now It Has an Action-Packed Sequel.

In “The Committed,” a follow-up to “The Sympathizer,” Viet Thanh Nguyen’s nameless spy navigates a Paris underworld rife with drug deals, violence and colonialism’s ghosts. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Regional Arlington Magazine Debuts

The regional magazine sector continues to expand as new publication Arlington Magazine debuts this month. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA urges government action to protect bookshops

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 18:41 High street bookshops need help from the government if their presence there is to continue, the c.e.o. of the Booksellers Association has said. Tim Godfray called on the government to give rate relief to businesses with a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins nine-way auction for debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 09:20 Transworld and Random House Australia have acquired debut novel The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman, winning a nine-way auction for the title. Doubleday editorial director Jane Lawson bought UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac pre-empts literary debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 13:00 Pan Macmillan has pre-empted rights in a debut novel about a young black hairdresser called Dorrie in present-day Texas, for a five-figure sum. Editorial director for fiction Jenny Geras bought UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Ireland acquires war debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 08:40 Penguin Ireland has acquired a first novel about the "mysteries and alchemies of friendship", likening it to The Reluctant Fundamentalist and the writing of W G Sebald. Senior editor Brendan Barrington bought world rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pack new authonomy.com publisher

Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 08:23 The Friday Project publisher Scott Pack is to become publisher of HarperCollins' community writing site authonomy.com. Pack, who is also director of digital product development, will retain his role at TFP. Rachel Faulker, a former HC graduate trainee,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador beats seven publishers to debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:00 Picador has won an eight-way auction for an American debut set primarily in 1950s America, snapping up the title and one other for a six-figure sum. Editorial director Kate Harvey acquired Tigers in Red Weather by Liza... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton acquires Naqvi debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 08:00 Hamish Hamilton has acquired Home Boy by H M Naqvi, winner of the inaugural DSC Prize for South Asian Literature in January this year. Publishing director Simon Prosser bought British Commonwealth rights from Margaret... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French and Watson lead strong first half for debuts

Written By: Philip Stone and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:31 Dawn French and S J Watson are the most successful debut novelists of the year so far across paperback and hardback, with debut novels generally having a more successful year than 2010. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage snaps up two debuts

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 10:24 Vintage has acquired two debuts, each to be published in spring 2012, with one by a Danish author living in Australia, and the other by an author born in Hong Kong and now living in the US. Editor Alison Hennessey has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stockett first debut in Kindle Million Club

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 16/08/2011 - 14:41 Kathryn Stockett has become the first debut author to join the Kindle Million Club after selling over a million copies of her novel The Help (Penguin). Janet Evanovich, Headline Review author of the Stephanie Plum novels, has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline preempts debut about child abduction

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 12:15 Headline has pre-empted a debut novel about a man's whose nine month old daughter is abducted by carjackers in South Africa. Publisher at large Martin Fletcher bought world rights to Held Up by Christopher Radmann from Juliet... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage launches digital campaign for debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 14:12 Vintage Publishing's Harvill Secker is launching a digital marketing campaign for one of its autumn debuts, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, teaming up with Failbetter Games. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal action over Brent library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:21 Brent council, which recently confirmed a decision to close six of its 12 libraries, has become the latest to face a legal challenge from residents. Law firm Bindmans sent a letter before action detailing a proposed claim for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline acquires debut Poppy Gee

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 11:31 Headline has acquired a debut literary suspense novel by Australian writer Poppy Gee. Publishing director Imogen Taylor bought world English rights from Julia Kenny at Markson Thoma, with Andrea Walker at Reagan Arthur... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown splashes out on Irish debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 15:48 Little, Brown has become the latest publisher to sign a hefty advance for a debut novel, snapping up two novels by debut Irish writer Kathleen MacMahon for £600,000. C.e.o. Ursula MacKenzie pre-empted world English... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Adweek Debuts With Dramatically Overhauled Design, Edit Approach

The new Adweek debuts this week with a letter from editorial director Michael Wolff promising that this "is not your father's trade magazine." The brand--which merges sister titles Brandweek and Mediaweek--boasts a new look in print (with a redesign from storied magazine designers Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Los Angeles Review of Books' Debuts Preview Site

In the first step of a two-phase launch, the long-awaited Los Angeles Review of Books has debuted its preview site at lareviewofbooks.org with essays and reviews by Ben Ehrenreich, Geoff Nicholson, Jane Smiley, Jefferson Hunter, and Richard Prince. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador pre-empts two debuts

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 15:28 Picador has pre-empted on two novels by debut fiction authors, one a literary thriller set in the diving world, and the other following a fictional 1930s Hollywood star. Publisher Paul Baggaley acquired UK and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebel booksellers surprised by legal action

The breakaway group of Angus & Robertson franchisees say they're surprised by legal action from the group's administrators. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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