Independent Bookshop Week reveals 2019 plans

Hachette UK will sponsor Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) and authors Cressida Cowell, Patrick Gale, Katherine Rundell and screenwriter Ben Aaronovitch will tour bookshops across the country as part of the annual celebration of indies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: September 6, 2019

Among the week's headlines, sticker shock over S&S's new library e-book prices; ALA organizes a national campaign against Macmillan's e-book embargo; and what's the the future of school librarians? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 9, 2019

Sarah Huckabee Sanders sells her story, a book on the Jeffrey Epstein case is nabbed by HC, a webcomic finds a home at Scholastic, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 2, 2019

The #3 book in the country is ‘Thank You for My Service by YouTuber and five-tour Army Ranger Mat Best. Plus Donna Tartt’s ‘The Goldfinch’ flies to the #7 spot in the country ahead of the movie adaptation’s release, and the new novel in Karin Slaughter’s Will Trent series, ‘The Last Widow,’... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 2, 2019

Del Rey unveils a new Max Brooks novel, a Pushcart Prize winner sells a romance trilogy, a National Book Award winner sells a picture book, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 2, 2019

Salman Rushdie's reimagining of "Don Quixote," plus the story of the woman who defied the Nazis in the world’s most dangerous horse race. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

The Royal Society Science Book Prize shortlist for 2019 has been revealed with nominations for indies Icon, Bloomsbury and Atlantic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 01:50:28 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: August 23, 2019

Among the week's headlines: why most authors are trying to get their e-books in libraries; the backlash continues over Macmillan's library e-book embargo; and publishers sue Audible over its Captions program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Templar Illustration Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

Three Cambridge School of Art Children’s Book Illustration graduates Maria Coco, Paula White and Sally Walker are shortlisted for the second Templar Illustration Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 06:53:23 UTC ]
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TV and radio plans revealed to mark publication of David Cameron's memoir

David Cameron will give a series of television and radio interviews to mark the publication of his autobiography, For the Record (William Collins), including John Humphrys' final "big" interview for the "Today" show next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 19:08:40 UTC ]
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BBC reveals plans for animated adaptation of Morpugo's Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

The BBC has revealed plans for a special 2D animated adaptation of Sir Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book Mimi and the Mountain Dragon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 15:46:37 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: August 12 – 16, 2019

“I annoy everyone around me by observing out loud what everyone already knows.” Sarah M. Broom on coming of age—and learning to see—in New Orleans. | Lit Hub Memoir Maggie Paxson on the French village that saved hundreds fleeing Nazi persecution. | Lit Hub History From Alexander Jessup to Anna... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-17 10:30:06 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: August 16, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a library receipt kicks off a debate about the value of libraries; more media coverage of the library e-book market; and the University of California holds firm in its negotiations with Elsevier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of August 5, 2019

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt lands a new Lois Lowry book, Julia Alvarez reemerges at Algonquin, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: August 5, 2019

The 2018 back-to-school picture book ‘We Don’t Eat Our Classmates’ is the #8 book in the country, thanks to some timely promotion. Plus Laura Lippman’s latest Baltimore crime novel, ‘Lady in the Lake,’ stirs up local interest, and ‘Ask Again, Yes’ is the summer reading pick of ‘The Tonight Show.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 29, 2019

Koontz signs with Amazon, World Cup champ lands at Penguin, Lippman garners seven figure from Morrow, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: July 29, 2019

Colson Whitehead has the #4 book in the country with ‘The Nickel Boys,’ his follow-up to ‘The Underground Railroad.’ Plus the second Adventure Zone graphic novels debuts on our trade paper and hardcover lists, and ‘Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass’ lands at #8 in hardcover nonfiction seven... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 29, 2019

This week: Holmes and Watson reimagined as gay African-American women living in a near-future U.S.; plus an outstanding mystery set in Rome in 89 C.E. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 22, 2019

Random House buys a children’s book from Jimmy Kimmel, Sourcebooks lands a buzzy thriller by an indie bestseller, Atria spends six figures on a literary debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 22, 2019

Random House buys a children’s book from Jimmy Kimmel, Sourcebooks lands a buzzy thriller by an indie bestseller, Atria spends six figures on a literary debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: July 19, 2019

Ahead of Robert Mueller's testimony next week, the DPLA issues an upgraded free e-book edition of the Mueller Report; for a seventh straight year, digital audio sales show robust sales growth; and, the Little Free Library project hires a new executive director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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