In ‘Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line,’ an unforgettable voice emerges from an Indian slum

The debut novel follows a child detective bent on tracking down a missing classmate. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-06 17:56:05 UTC ]
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How we can enable different voices to emerge in book publishing?

The professor and author discusses his research into the publishing industry’s recent attempts to improve diversity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to Publish New Line of Romances [Voices]

Amazon.com Inc. is expanding its fast-growing publishing business with a new line of romance books, its latest quest for original content to distinguish its print and digital bookselling services. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The First Line Of Harry Potter And The Last Line: A Close Reading

Delve deeper into the series as we do a close reading of the first lines and last lines of each Harry Potter book in this iconic and magical series. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-15 11:37:59 UTC ]
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Two Lines to Launch Translation Line

Two Lines Press will launch Calico, a new book line focused on works of translated literature, in March 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, AAP Outraged by IA's 'National Emergency Library'

The Internet Archive says it is performing a public service by making its scans of print books available to all, but critics call it an 'attack' on copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Responds, Says National Emergency Library Is Legal

After a week of intense criticism, the Internet Archive yesterday posted an FAQ in response to concerns raised by authors over its National Emergency Library. The FAQ claims the initiative has a basis in law, and reiterates that it is being undertaken in response to a national crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
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Arts Council England announces £160m coronavirus emergency fund

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £160m emergency funding package to help artists and art organisations cope with the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:57:11 UTC ]
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Hay Festival emergency fundraiser passes £75,000

The Hay Festival has soared past the halfway mark of its £150,000 crowdfunding campaign, launched after this year's event was cancelled. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 08:08:24 UTC ]
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Alison Steadman and Daisy Edgar-Jones to voice The Switch audiobook

Quercus has announced that actresses Alison Steadman and Daisy Edgar-Jones will voice the audiobook for Beth O’Leary’s second novel, The Switch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 19:29:39 UTC ]
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Enemy Lines: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

PW speaks with authors of military, espionage, and political fiction about keeping the thrill alive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade rallies to launch emergency hardship funds for authors and booksellers

The trade has pulled together to launch a series of emergency measures to support authors and booksellers affected financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 17:45:38 UTC ]
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Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

The Hay Festival has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak with organisers saying it is now in “immediate financial jeopardy” and has 10 days to raise emergency funds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 09:16:58 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury says 2020 performance 'in line with expectations'

Bloomsbury has released a pre-close trading update for the 12 months to 29th February 2020, saying its performance was in line with expectations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 06:31:01 UTC ]
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W&N rushes out 'urgent exploration of Covid-19 emergency'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is rush publishing Italian physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano's How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises, pitching it as a book that "helps us understand why Covid-19 should be a wake-up call for us all". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 02:18:41 UTC ]
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Maggie O’Farrell | 'It’s a story about a boy who has been consigned to a literary footnote. I wanted to give him a voice'

In order to trace the roots of Maggie O’Farrell’s eagerly awaited new novel, one has to travel back 30 years or so, to a chilly Scottish classroom where an English teacher named Mr Henderson was preparing to teach “Hamlet”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 10:49:06 UTC ]
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In ballot initiatives, they made their voices heard. Then came the backlash.

GOP officials squashed efforts to expand the vote and combat gerrymandering, David Daley writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-13 13:52:27 UTC ]
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Tessa Hadley | 'I’ve always been able to somehow make a line between my privacy and my public presence'

The acclaimed novelist, a recipient of the lucrative Windham Campbell Prize in 2016, reveals how the award affected her craft Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 20:02:50 UTC ]
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WaterBrook Launches Gift Books Line

Random House’s WaterBrook imprint will debut six Christian gift books and products in the fall through its new line, Ink & Willow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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