Holt, Seven Stories Sign Comics Works on Snowden, NSA

Comics can wed different parts of a story together and really show things in ways prose can’t,” said Riva Hocherman, an editor at Metropolitan Books (an imprint of Holt), about "Verax," a forthcoming work of graphic nonfiction that tackles the history of the National Security Agency’s electronic surveillance of American citizens. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N signs 'painstakingly researched' story of Edward VIII's abdication

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired The Crown in Crisis: Countdown to the Abdication by Alexander Larman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 03:06:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Most-Read Comics Stories of 2019

The enormous popularity of Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man graphic novel series, trends in the changing U.S. comics and graphic novel retail landscape, and the growing popularity of manga and anime-influenced Japanese light novels, were among PW’s most-read stories about comics in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker signs new MG comic fantasy adventure by Amy Sparkes

Publisher Walker Books has snapped up The House at the Edge of Magic, a middle-grade comic fantasy adventure by picture book author Amy Sparkes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 00:50:05 UTC ]
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Jonathan Cape signs debut short story collection from Leviston

Jonathan Cape has scooped UK and Commonwealth rights to Frances Leviston’s story collection The Voice in My Ear. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 21:28:41 UTC ]
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John Murray signs Gallen's 'darkly comic' debut

​John Murray will publish Michelle Gallen's "darkly comic" debut novel set on the Irish border.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 14:25:46 UTC ]
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Black & White signs McBride's 'inspiring' collection of stories from Irish women

Black & White will publish Caitlin McBride's "intimate and inspirational" collection of stories from Irish women later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 13:41:32 UTC ]
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Scottish indie BHP Comics signs with Curtis Brown for film and TV rights

BHP Comics has signed with Curtis Brown for the agency to represent the indie publisher's film and TV rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 01:17:45 UTC ]
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Chelsea Manning signs book deal for memoir that will tell her life story

Activist and former soldier Chelsea Manning will tell her life story in a memoir set for release next year. Manning, who spent seven years in prison for leaking thousands of documents related to the Iraq war to the website WikiLeaks, is writing the book for publisher Farrar, Straus and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 18:35:00 UTC ]
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Octopus signs inside story of Netflix by co-founder Randolph

Octopus has signed a book by Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, telling the inside story of how the business was built and changed the way people watch film and TV. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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And Other Stories signs five-book deal with Gerald Murnane

And Other Stories has secured a five-book deal with award-winning Australian author Gerald Murnane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magic Leap signs content deal with comics giant Grant Morrison

Magic Leap has teamed up with Scotland-based Square Slice Studios, which was co-founded by comic book industry veteran Grant Morrison, to create content for its mixed reality headset. You might know the prolific writer for his work with Batman and Al... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Influx signs 'uncanny' story of grief and obsession

Influx Press has signed a new book by writer and filmmaker Adam Scovell, due for release in February 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs 'major' cultural history of work

Bloomsbury has acquired a "major work of non-fiction" that examines how work has shaped human civilisation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Green Tree signs 'major' new work on happiness

Bloomsbury imprint Green Tree has sign a "major" new work from journalist Jonathan Rauch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs journalists who broke Weinstein story

Bloomsbury has acquired a book by the New York Times journalists who broke the Harvey Weinstein story. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PW’s Most-Read Comics Stories of 2017

The 'New York Times' eliminating its Graphic Novel Bestseller List and the continued growth of manga sales in North America were among PW’s most popular articles about graphic novel publishing in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The “How Does a Comic Book Librarian Work?” Transcript

This is a transcript of the Oct. 22 edition of Working. These transcripts are lightly edited and may contain errors. For the definitive record, consult the podcast. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The “How Does a Comic Book Store Owner Work?” Transcript

This is a transcript of the Oct. 15 edition of Working. These transcripts are lightly edited and may contain errors. For the definitive record, consult the podcast. Continue reading at Slate

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Fourth Estate signs O'Neill's contemporary political stories

Fourth Estate has acquired 11 political stories about “the way we live now” from Man Booker-longlisted author Joseph O’Neill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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