Horatio Clare | 'This diary has been a lifeline'

An odyssey through the landscapes of winter became a meditation on mental health and the human condition for writer Horatio Clare. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Horatio Clare calls for magazines to stop ‘toy-tat’ giveaways

Children’s author Horatio Clare is calling for magazine publishers such as Egmont to stop giving away plastic toys, saying the amount of non-disposable plastic used in their giveaways amounts to 3,000 tonnes every year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Horatio Clare and Penny Thomas win the Branford Boase award

Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot wins the award for first-time children’s authors and their editorsHoratio Clare and his editor Penny Thomas at Firefly have won the much coveted Branford Boase award 2016 for their book Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot, illustrated by Jane Matthews. Related: The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins pre-empts Alan Duncan's 'explosive' diaries

William Collins has pre-empted the “explosive” diaries of former UK Foreign Minister Sir Alan Duncan, kept while he served in government from 2016 until the end of 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-03 09:34:55 UTC ]
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Libraries are lifelines

The Library Campaign has warned that hundreds of libraries may close not only for the pandemic, but permanently. With councils under financial strain and Walsall’s council leader even asking, “Do we need [them]?”, the future of libraries needs protecting. Libraries are an indispensable service... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 00:31:07 UTC ]
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Translating Fang Fang’s Wuhan Diary amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Michael Berry, by King Yu

Interviews   Michael Berry is a professor of Asian languages and cultures and director of the Center for Chinese Studies at UCLA. He has published extensive works on addressing the richness and diversity of Chinese art and culture in sinophone... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-02-24 15:28:04 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: Caoimhe Fox

Pre-Covid, I held the impression that working from home was a luxury of the suburban homeowner. Mature folk who start the day with freshly squeezed juice followed by a relaxing morning at the helm of a mahogany desk. When I occasionally worked from home, I used to feel like an imposter and the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 05:55:22 UTC ]
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Clare Weze | 'It’s only latterly I’ve been making the characters whatever [I want them to be]'

"I like the hybridity of literature and science. They belong together, and they certainly belong together in my head,” says Clare Weze, a trained scientist whose début novel, The Lightning Catcher, combines her love for science with her skills as a fiction writer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 17:35:36 UTC ]
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New Picador edition to mark 25th anniversary of Bridget Jones's Diary

Picador will release Bridget Jones's Diary (And Other Writing) in February 2021, a new edition of the novel with more than 100 pages of extra material from author Helen Fielding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 05:25:26 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: Ore Agbaje-Williams

The first time I’d worked from home – in February 2019 – I’d had a wisdom tooth taken out and the swelling made me look like Frankenstein’s monster. An understandable reason for not wanting to be in the office, and not needing to be. I worked from my room, didn’t have a desk and had never even... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 00:49:08 UTC ]
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Canongate bags Alan Rickman's diaries

Canongate is to publish The Diaries of Alan Rickman, after securing world English-language rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 02:19:59 UTC ]
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Amazon gives rugby £20m lifeline and could spark Six Nations bidding war

Amazon may not be in it for the long term but its investment in Autumn Nations Cup is likely to prompt interest from othersThere has been little cheer for unions and clubs this year as restrictions imposed by the pandemic have reduced cash flow to a trickle, prompted wage cuts and led to a run... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-12 19:00:30 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: the education entrepreneur

Walking into the office and seeing the team working away has quickly become the highlight of my day. Over lockdown, I found working from home a really lonely experience and have been so grateful for the slow transition back into the office. The experience, however, was made even more challenging... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-30 05:53:01 UTC ]
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Summersdale signs Dr Kaye's cancer diary

Summersdale has signed Doctors Get Cancer Too: A Doctor’s Diary of Life and Recovery from Cancer by Dr Philippa Kaye, featuring a foreword by broadcaster Sara Cox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 15:49:35 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: the members manager

Almost two years ago, I bought my mother an Alexa Show. Recently, I’ve been thinking about it and how it played a huge role during my lockdown, alongside other technology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 03:35:40 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: the bestselling author

It's no secret that most authors are introverts. That doesn't mean that we don't enjoy bookshop events and literary festivals. Who doesn't love talking about their books or their writing process? But afterwards, we are spent, drained of energy, and need to recharge. Writing is a solitary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 01:39:18 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: changing times

In terms of technology, we were lucky to be well set up for remote working: our company had already made sure we were equipped with the things we needed to work from home, so when it was announced that the office was closing, I was able to carry on and keep things moving. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-31 12:07:37 UTC ]
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In music, imprisoned Jews found comfort, dignity and sometimes a lifeline

Kellie D. Brown writes that music brought some hope to Nazi concentration camps. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Children's scoops Clare Weze's 'brilliant' debut

Bloomsbury Children's Books is to publish middle-grade adventure Alfie Miller, Lightning Catcher by debut author Clare Weze.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 13:19:12 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the book PR

I work in comms and my whole work life (and my actual life come to think of it!) is based on the premise that I will always be around people and I’m constantly planning events and parties and book tours… so when all of that very suddenly got put on hold, it was much harder for me to wrap my head... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 00:18:04 UTC ]
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