How Ali Smith wrote a fast, newsy, transcendent book series during the darkest of timelines

The author discusses her quartet of novels, written fast on the heels of Brexit, Trump and the ensuing horrors and concluding with "Summer." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-08-12 14:00:44 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins Baileys book prize

Ali Smith wins the £30,000 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for her time-shifting novel How to be Both. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Triumph Books, Sports Illustrated Partner to Launch Sports Book Series

Sports book publisher Triumph Books is partnering with Authentic Brands Group, owner of the Sports Illustrated brand, to produce a series of frontlist titles based around the venerable sports magazine and its associated properties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books lands book behind Ted Bundy Netflix series

Mirror Books has acquired the book behind the Netflix series "The Ted Bundy Tapes" with plans to publish next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Muhammad Ali's Death, Publishers Rushing Their Ali Books

In the wake of the boxer's death on June 3, publishers with upcoming titles about "the Greatest" are scrambling to get copies onto shelves as quickly as possible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bosch' TV series is inspired by Michael Connelly's book series

Police detective Harry Bosch is the protagonist in Michael Connelly's series, the most recent installment of which is 'The Burning Room.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frederator Books Launches Catbug e-Book Series

Frederator Books, the ebook imprint of Frederator, the YouTube cartoon producer, is launching a new ebook series starring Catbug, an animated character spun off from Frederator’s wildly popular YouTube cartoon show Bravest Warriors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success

With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 19 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read during quarantine—and the indie bookstores where you can buy them

Independent bookstores are hurting as shoppers stay online. Pick up one of our staff picks to support bookstores throughout the U.S. Whether you’re diving into an engrossing period drama, reading up on the history of protests or pandemics, or escaping into a fantastical world, chances are you’ve... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-11-06 16:00:54 UTC ]
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Osman's debut novel announced as W H Smith Book of the Year

Richard Osman's debut crime novel The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has been named W H Smith's Book of the Year for 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 01:31:10 UTC ]
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Daniel Menaker, Book Editor Who Wrote With Wit, Dies at 79

After 26 years at The New Yorker, he became chief editor at Random House, overseeing works by a raft of luminaries. He wrote a half-dozen well-received books of his own. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-27 16:47:41 UTC ]
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The Longest Book Series to Get You Through Winter 2020, AKA The Longest Time of All Our Lives

Get through the winter with some of the longest series on shelves, including The Guin Saga by Kaoru Kurimoto. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-23 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow snaps up 'fast-paced, witty' middle-grade series

Nosy Crow has acquired three books in a new middle-grade series, S.T.E.A.L.T.H., from Jason Lokesh Rohan.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 00:42:59 UTC ]
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Zephyr lands eight-book series on extinction from scientist Ben Garrod

Head of Zeus children's imprint Zephyr will publish Extinct, a new eight-book series from TV scientist and author Professor Ben Garrod.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-18 05:31:36 UTC ]
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The biggest-ever children’s book deal is for a fantasy series about bloodthirsty unicorns.

The murderous unicorns are coming! A 28-year-old lawyer and debut children’s book author from England, Annabel Steadman, has landed what is reportedly the largest children’s book deal ever—a healthy seven figures—for a fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. The series is set in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 16:36:23 UTC ]
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M G Leonard moves to Walker Books for new series

Walker Books has signed M G Leonard's new middle-grade series, launching with Twitch in June 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 04:55:35 UTC ]
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Meet 'Sparkella': Channing Tatum Wrote A Children's Book About Dad-Daughter Love

"The One and Only Sparkella" is dedicated to the actor's daughter, Everly, "who loves sparkly, rainbow-y things." Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-01 00:28:27 UTC ]
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S&S to launch Sperring and Hunt picture book series

Simon & Schuster Children's UK is to publish two rhyming picture books by author Mark Sperring and illustrator Matt Hunt, with the first out next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 22:03:02 UTC ]
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Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ is a book of blazing brilliance

Gyasi’s novel is nothing like ‘Homegoing,’ her hit debut, but it’s just as rewarding. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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LeBron Wrote a Children’s Book and It’s Selling Really Well

In “I Promise,” LeBron James and the illustrator Nina Mata give hope to kids when they need it most. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-20 09:00:01 UTC ]
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