Icon acquires 'ground-breaking' book on masculinity

Icon Books has acquired Man Up: Surviving Modern Masculinity by journalist Jack Urwin, a book that explores the reason masculinity is “currently in crisis”. Tom Webber, commissioning editor at Icon Books, bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Juliet Pickering at Blake Friedmann to Man Up. Audible has also acquired unabridged audio rights from Pickering to publish simultaneously in June 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Phaidon Breaks New Ground with Milk & Honey Cocktail Book

Phaidon is expanding its nascent beverage list with 'Regarding Cocktails,' the first and only cocktail recipe book from Sasha Petraske, the late, legendary owner of the New York City bar Milk & Honey. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Breaking Digital Ground: E-books and Small Press Literary Publishers

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference (AWP) began decades ago as a meet-up for academic creative writing departments, students, and writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Depot Acquires American Book Company

In a major deal in the bargain book business, Book Depot, the bargain book distributor based in Thorold, Ont., has acquired American Book Company headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Kyle Books acquires second book from Samaritans

Kyle Books has a second book from the Samaritans and its assistant director of communications Katie Colombus, entitled Pathways: Your Journey to Emotional Wellbeing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-12 04:00:05 UTC ]
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Short Books acquires 'trailblazing' book on glucose and its effects

Short Books will publish a "trailblazing" book about glucose and its effects from biologist and entrepreneur Jessie Inchauspe, founder of the Glucose Goddess Instagram account. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 16:01:48 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pamela Butchart | 'Funny books can break down some of the barriers of children believing 'books aren’t for me''

Award-winning author and schoolteacher Pamela Butchart is set to go stratospheric in 2018, with a World book Day title and a Secret Seven revamp in the pipeline. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Templar Books acquires new picture books from Sebastien Braun

Bonnier Publishing imprint Templar Books has acquired world rights for two picture books from Sebastien Braun in a deal with Arabella Stein of the Bright Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OR Books Acquires U.K.'s Serif Books

New York's OR Books will maintain the Serif Books imprint and continue to publish books under the brand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group to acquire the Perseus Books Group

Two years after a planned deal fell through, Hachette Book Group is purchasing the Perseus Books Group, bringing together two of the country's largest publishers. The companies issued separate... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Schuler Books Acquires Nicola's Books

Schuler Books, a group of three bookstores in Michigan, is acquiring Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor. The sale will be finalized in mid-August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Is Dawn Finally Breaking For E-books in Spanish? Spanish Books Spring 2014

In recent months, the double-digit sales growth of ebooks in English has begun to plateau, but since the Spanish-language book market tends to be around three to five years behind the English-language market, ebook sales of Spanish books in the U.S. are just beginning to gain traction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Russia To Censor Book Honoring Gay Icons Including Russia’s Own Gay Icon Tchaikovsky

Officials in Sartov region of Russia move to censor LGBT history book, citing nation's new "gay propaganda" laws. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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DK Acquires Phonic Books

As part of its expansion into the education market with the launch of DK Learning in April, DK has acquired Phonics Books, a publisher of more than 300 decodable books for beginner and catch-up readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Astra Publishing House Acquires DAW Books

Astra Publishing House has acquired DAW Books, bringing a list of 2,000 science fiction and fantasy titles to the burgeoning New York–based, Chinese-owned publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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University of Georgia Press Acquires NewSouth Books

The University of Georgia Press has acquired NewSouth Books, the independent trade publisher based in Montgomery, Ala. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Britney Spears lands ‘record-breaking’ book deal for tell-all memoir

Pop star’s memoir was subject of a massive bidding war, and comes weeks after she sent a cease-and-desist letter to her sister over her own autobiographyBritney Spears has landed a “record-breaking” publishing deal for a tell-all memoir about her rise to fame, her relationship with her family... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Rising book bans: Grounds for moral panic?

Books in schools and libraries increasingly have targets on their spines. The more partisan the battle has become, the more it manifests as a power struggle, rather than an effort to best serve children. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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