In ‘Frankissstein,’ Jeanette Winterson brings something zany and intellectual ALIVE!

Longlisted for this year’s Booker Prize, this brainy, batty story is an unholy amalgamation of scholarship and comedy. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-15 12:56:00 UTC ]
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IPA on Intellectual Property Day: ‘How Much Value Publishers Bring’

In its World Intellectual Property Day statement, the International Publishers Association warns against 'a pretext of emergency access.' The post IPA on Intellectual Property Day: ‘How Much Value Publishers Bring’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jeanette Winterson Owns the Entire Oxford English Dictionary

“To me, a proper dictionary is a book of spells,” says the novelist, whose most recent book is “Frankissstein.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Review: TNT's ‘I Am the Night’ brings midcentury L.A. alive with a Black Dahlia mystery

From the old-money mansions of Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco to greasy-spoon diners in Burbank to landmark sites all over Black Dahlia-era Hollywood, Los Angeles and its lore play a starring role in TNT’s gripping period drama, “I Am the Night.” Inspired by the true-crime memoir “One Day She'll Darken:... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author brings history book alive with smartphone technology

Its pages are filled with history but a very modern invention has helped bring an old subject bang-up-to-date, Continue reading at Stuff

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Shan brings his new series forward to "bring cheer" to fans

Young Adult horror author Darren Shan has "sneak-released" digital versions of his new Archibald Lox series months early, in order to "offer fans escapism" in the face of the coronvirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation

Not in every case does an Editors' Buzz panel spot at BookExpo America ensure good sales in the autumn. But there's a curatorial factor at work that may pay off in the longer term. The post At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hislop to bring out children's version of bestseller The Island

Victoria Hislop will return to The Island (Headline Review, 2006) for a children's edition titled Maria's Island, published by Walker Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Winterbottom to bring Boris Johnson's handling of Covid-19 to TV

‘There are rare moments in history when leaders find their private lives uniquely connected to national events’ say producersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMichael Winterbottom is set to bring Boris Johnson’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic to television. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Winterson, Black and O'Connor make Polari Prize longlist

This year's Polari Prize longlist sees titles from Jeanette Winterson, Dustin Lance Black and Joseph O'Connor in the running for the £2,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins brings back all furloughed staff

HarperCollins UK has brought back all the staff it placed on furlough at the start of lockdown and will pay all their salaries itself rather than claiming it back from the government, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 02:30:13 UTC ]
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Jeff Hobbs Brings You Back to School

The author follows the lives of four high school students in his latest book, 'Show Them You're Good.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Working Partners brings in Karen Ball to work with publishers

Karen Ball has joined Working Partners as the company's first head of UK sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carty-Williams, Winterson and O'Leary shortlisted for CWIP Prize

This year's Comedy Women in Print Prize shortlists have been revealed, and feature Candice Carty-Williams, Jeanette Winterson and Beth O'Leary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Parakeet Brings out the Delightfully Weird, Unexpectedly Wise Side of Marie-Helene Bertino, by Taylor Hickney

Cultural Cross Sections Taylor Hickney In this profile, one of Marie-Helene Bertino’s students at the New School provides a personal glimpse of the author, whose new novel, Parakeet, was published June 2. On the evening of the National Book Awards,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Serendipity will keep bookshops alive

With some bookshops set to reopen in a couple of weeks, it’s a good time to think about some of the lockdown actions that have kept shops afloat - and why they work on buyers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2020: Four New Graphic Novels Bring the Buzz

PW caught up with four of the authors with books featured in BookExpo Online's New Graphic Novel Showcase. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2020: Natalie Portman Brings Girls to the Fable

At BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner, Portman looks to shift the perspective in children’s literature with a book of reimagined fables with female protagonists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Biddulph brings back Bond's Parsley the Lion for HarperCollins

HarperCollins Children’s Books is bringing back Michael Bond’s classic The Adventures of Parsley the Lion in a new gift edition illustrated by Rob Biddulph. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Spotify, Wizarding World bring Harry Potter to digital audio

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning are among a handful of celebrities who will be reading various chapters of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone” exclusively on Spotify. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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