Icon buys 'gripping' true tale of Ethiopian Jews' rescue

Icon Books will publish “the little-known story” of Mossad’s top secret operation to smuggle Ethiopian Jews to Israel from behind enemy lines, Red Sea Spies, by BBC journalist Raffi Berg. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador buys 'gripping' Hadlow true story of Regency love triangle

Picador has bought Janice Hadlow’s “gripping” true story of a Regency love triangle involving the Duchess of Devonshire's sister and a rakish aristocrat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From the author of ‘The Flight Attendant,’ a gripping tale of survival

Chris Bohjalian’s latest novel ‘The Lioness’ takes readers on a posh African safari that turns terrifying. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-11 12:00:26 UTC ]
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HCG buys 'funny, feminist' YA tale from Tuffs

Hachette Children's Group is to publish two books in a "funny, feminist, witchy" YA series from debut author Julia Tuffs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-30 01:58:02 UTC ]
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Lee Conell’s debut novel is a gripping tale of class and privilege

“The Party Upstairs” focuses on the tenants of one building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2020-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lee Conell’s debut novel is a gripping tale of class and privilege

“The Party Upstairs” focuses on the tenants of one building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2020-08-06 14:59:44 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Hadley Freeman on Finding Out the Tall Family Tales Were All True

This is Personal Space: The Memoir Show, with Sari Botton. On this episode, Botton talks to Hadley Freeman about her fourth book, House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family, a memoir and family Holocaust history published by Simon & Schuster. Botton and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 17:00:34 UTC ]
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Indigo Lays Off 5,200, Urges Shoppers to Buy 'True Canadian'

Indigo Books and Music, Canada's dominant bookstore chain, closed all of its 199 retail locations on March 18. On Friday, March 27, the company laid off 5,200 of 7,000 total employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The True Tales of a Literary Bartender

It’s a writerly dream come true: a cocktail based on your book, prepared by a dedicated bookseller who has pored over your pages for references to alcohol or even flavors and scents he can interpret to concoct the drink. Nick Petrulakis of Booksmith in Brookline is the literary bartender in this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-03 09:49:31 UTC ]
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John Blake lands two more true-crime tales from Sutton

John Blake has landed two more true crime titles from Manhunt author and ex-Met Police DCI Colin Sutton to tie-in with two upcoming TV shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-05 00:07:13 UTC ]
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True crime grips London book fair 2019

Big deals signed for study of a 19th-century family of killers, Hell’s Half-Acre, and Murder Isn’t Easy, a mortician’s take on Agatha Christie’s forensics The spectre of true crime was stalking the aisles at this year’s London book fair, with publishers snapping up investigations into past evils... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller ahead of next week’s London Book Fair.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ buys psychologist's 'gripping' debut

HarperCollins imprint HQ has acquired world English language rights for a debut novel called Little White Lies by clinical psychologist Philippa East. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oklahoma true crime tale to HarperCollins

HarperCollins has bought the UK and Commonwealth rights to Jax Miller’s investigation into a case of murder and missing teenage girls, By the Dawn’s Early Light. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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True tale of sisters' wartime heroism to John Murray

John Murray Press is publishing a true-life spy thriller telling the story of two sisters who used their interest in German opera as a cover for helping dozens of Jewish refugees flee the Nazis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion to publish Italian tale of love and war inspired by true events

Orion is publishing a story of love, war, family and betrayal, based on the true story of a little-known massacre in Civitella, Italy during the Second World War.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH India buys 'cultural icon' Hind Pocket Books

Penguin Random House India has acquired Hindi-language publisher and "cultural icon" Hind Pocket Books for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Missing' Icon Books founder rescued after fall

Icon Books founder Peter Pugh was rescued on the Norfolk coast by police, after going missing for 18 hours. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH buys YA psychosis tale by WriteNow alumna

PRH Children’s will next publish a book about a teenager suffering from psychosis by Emma Smith-Barton, who took part in the publisher’s WriteNow programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne buys 'dark and twisting' fairy tale

Usborne has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to The Peculiar Peggs of Riding Woods, a dark fairy tale by TV production coordinator Samuel J Halpin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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