Jacaranda to bring Caribbean crime to UK readers this summer

Jacaranda Books is launching a Caribbean-themed crime series this summer by Paula Lennon, starting with Murder in Montego Bay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mulholland to bring 'overlooked' US crime writer Kent Anderson to UK

Mulholland has acquired Green Sun, a new novel from American crime writer Kent Anderson and the first in almost 20 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC and 9 Story Media Group bring A Kind of Spark to UK screens

Elle McNicoll's A Kind of Spark (Knights Of) will be brought to UK screens in a live action series, following a partnership with BBC Children's and 9 Story Media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-10 20:11:31 UTC ]
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Beyond normal: new novel brings Sally Rooney mania to bookshops across UK

Many shops plan to open early for the arrival of Sally Rooney’s latest novel, Beautiful World, Where Are You next monthWhen they were children they lined the streets in their witch hats and capes, keen to pick up the latest Harry Potter title as bookshops opened their doors at midnight. Now they... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-28 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic to bring Callender's Hurricane Child to UK

Scholastic UK has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Kacen Callender's Hurricane Child, with publication slated for June 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 07:44:38 UTC ]
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In Jamaica, Rebel Women Lit Launches the Caribbean Readers’ Awards

Book club and literary community Rebel Women Lit aims to ‘showcase the amazing range’ of Caribbean literature with the newly launched Caribbean Readers' Awards. The post In Jamaica, Rebel Women Lit Launches the Caribbean Readers’ Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-18 19:25:33 UTC ]
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JG Farrell's The Singapore Grip: new TV adaptation brings to life the final book by one of the UK's finest novelists

The writer was drowned at the age of 44, but he left three novels which have come to represent the decline of the British Empire. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-09-03 13:13:15 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's Normal People tops UK book charts as readers fall for TV version

Costa award-winning love story of Connell and Marianne takes top slot from David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book SlimeSally Rooney’s Normal People has flown to the top of the UK’s book charts more than two years after it was published, thanks to the release of the TV adaptation starring... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-13 15:44:19 UTC ]
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UK’s National Centre for Writing Turns to Eco-Crime for ‘Noirwich’ Fest

Part of the programming for the 'Noirwich' literary festival at Norwich is a focus on 'crimes against nature' and our stewardship of the environment. The post UK’s National Centre for Writing Turns to Eco-Crime for ‘Noirwich’ Fest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-26 05:30:50 UTC ]
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How many books should you bring on your summer vacation?

This is a question as timeless as it is vexing, particularly if your work life is book-adjacent. Book critic extraordinaire Kate Tuttle claims to have finally pulled it off, citing a 6-to-5 books-to-days ratio (to the shock and admiration of her followers on Twitter). There are, of course, many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-08 15:39:09 UTC ]
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Amazon UK brings in ebook gifting

Amazon.co.uk has brought in a 'Buy for others' option on the detail page for Kindle books to allow people to gift ebooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kensington Brings U.K. Grip Lit to U.S. Readers

Britain's domestic and psychological suspense writers offer a dark, edgy take on this mesmerizing genre. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Indigo seeks to bring 'beautiful writing and necessary ideas' to readers

Having worked for large literary lists and on one of the UK’s premier literary magazines, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey says she’s right at home at three-strong independent list Indigo Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bringing classics to the modern reader

We spoke to Legend Press' managing director Tom Chalmers about its second set of Classics, publishing this June.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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D&D Reader app brings paper reference books to your tablet

Dungeon Masters can rest a bit easier now that the library of Dungeons and Dragons core rulebooks will soon be available in an easy-to-lug digital edition. Instead of a stack of heavy paper-bound volumes, you'll be able to take your iPad or Android t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Children's brings 'Salaam Reads' imprint to UK

Simon & Schuster UK is bringing a children's imprint focused on Muslim characters and stories to the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Screen fatigue' sees UK ebook sales plunge 17% as readers return to print

Consumer sales down to £204m last year and are at lowest level since 2011 – when Amazon Kindle sales first took off in UK Britons are abandoning the ebook at an alarming rate with sales of consumer titles down almost a fifth last year, as “screen fatigue” helped fuel a five-year high in printed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Noir Press: Bringing Lithuanian Fiction to English Readers

‘Does a Lithuanian author stand a chance in the ocean of books on British bookshop shelves?’ Noir Press’ Stephan Collishaw says he has a good answer. Laura Sintija Černiauskaitė is the Vilnius-born, 39-year-old author who won the 2009 European Union Prize for Literature for her ‘Kvėpavimas į... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Denmark’s Bogforum: Bringing Readers, Authors and Publishers Together

At Denmark's largest book fair, Bogforum, director Andreas Nordkild Poulsen is working on engaging readers and giving publishers and authors a public forum. The post Denmark’s Bogforum: Bringing Readers, Authors and Publishers Together appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime Pays in the UK: Could It Have to do With the Setting?

Not to say that it's something in the water, it's often noticed by international observers that the two major publishing markets have different entertainment-genre priorities. The Americans love love. For the Brits, good literature is murder. The post Crime Pays in the UK: Could It Have to do... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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