Irish Cultural Centre launches free literary interview series

The Irish Cultural Centre in London is launching a series of literary interviews, Northern Irish Voices, this weekend which will form part of its spring 2021 cultural programme.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-09 11:48:14 UTC ]
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Women's Prize sponsor Baileys launches free Reclaim Her Name series

In collaboration with the Women's Prize for Fiction, sponsor Baileys is re-releasing free e-books of classic works using the real names of female writers who originally published under male pseudonyms. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BuzzFeed Launches Emerging Writers Fellowship: An Interview with Literary Editor Saeed Jones

BuzzFeed is going literary. The ever-growing media company launched BuzzFeed Books in December of 2013, and this year it is launching several projects under new Literary Editor Saeed Jones. First up is the BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellowship pr ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Algonquin Launches Author Interview Series

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Galbraith series hits audiobook milestone ahead of paperback launch

J K Rowling's Cormoran Strike series, written under the name Robert Galbraith, have hit an audiobook milestone for Little, Brown ahead of the fifth novel's paperback release. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Dead Souls’ is a witty, sharp, cruel critique of literary culture. But it’s not for everyone.

Sam Riviere’s novel is hard to stop reading — because it’s written as a single paragraph almost 300 pages long. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Biblioasis Launches Bookseller Series

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Remember when high culture was revered? Louis Menand’s ‘The Free World’ made me nostalgic.

The New Yorker writer’s new book remind us of how much we’ve forgotten or neglected because of our widespread cultural amnesia. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Blue Guides launches literary imprint

Travel publisher Blue Guides is launching a new imprint called Blue Danube, releasing central European literature in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop UK is launching a series of online events.

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Columbia, Howard University to Launch Black Studies Book Series, Diversity Program

Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Astra Publishing House is launching an international literary magazine.

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Vintage launches Free Books Campaign partnership

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S&S launches Hendra and Linnet picture book series

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Purdy launches Two Piers Literary Agency

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W&N Essentials series to showcase 'literary jewels'

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The book critic and Fake Accounts author says that smart readers are not being served by the publishing industry. The post Lauren Oyler on America’s Alienating Literary Culture appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Yale University Press Launches Black Lives Series

In early 2022, Yale University Press will debut Black Lives, a series of brief biographies of Black individuals who profoundly shaped history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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