Jeremy Paxman in £1m book trilogy about his BBC career – report

The former Newsnight presenter’s first subject will be Britain over the last 50 years while the second will be about his TV careerJeremy Paxman will reportedly tell of his decades-long career at the BBC as part of a three-book deal for almost £1m. The former Newsnight presenter will not pull any punches in his recollections of an illustrious 42-year career at the broadcasting corporation, the Sunday Times said. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP lands BBC Sports reporter’s debut children’s novel in two-book deal

Oxford University Press has snapped up the stand-alone debut children’s novel from BBC Sports reporter Joe Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jeremy Paxman to publish BBC memoirs

Jeremy Paxman signs a three-book deal which will detail his 42-year career at the BBC. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2014-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Books lands Match of the Day Top 10 book

BBC Books is releasing Match of the Day: Top 10 of Everything by Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer, and Micah Richards, to accompany a new 30-episode series of the hit BBC Sounds podcast. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 02:05:35 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury's BBC Books launches BBC Radio partnership

BBC Books, part of Ebury Publishing, has launched an expanded partnership with BBC Radio, giving it exclusive first option on books accompanying series and Sounds podcasts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 17:47:20 UTC ]
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Pew Report: Overall Book Readership Holding Steady, but E-Books Have Stalled

After posting an 11 percentage point jump from 2011-2014, ebook readership has seen no change in the last two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair Director Andy Ventris Is Reported Leaving

Said to be stepping away from London Book Fair's producer RX, Andy Ventris saw only one iteration of the fair under his management. The post London Book Fair Director Andy Ventris Is Reported Leaving appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-18 17:34:07 UTC ]
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PEN America Report Documents Massive Spike in Book Bans

The new report finds an astonishing 1,586 book bans and restrictions in 86 school districts across 26 states, targeting some 1,145 unique book titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Report Finds 'Alarming Spike' In Book Bans In U.S. Schools

Over 1,000 books were banned in schools in the past year, with bans disproportionately targeting books on race and the LGBTQ community. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Trump swooped in to profit from White House photographer’s book deal – report

Ex-president blocked Shealah Craighead plan and then made up to $20m from publishing images in own memoir, New York Times saysDonald Trump blocked plans by his chief White House photographer to publish a book of pictures of his time in power – then published a book of such images himself, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-31 22:37:41 UTC ]
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Walter R. Mears, Pulitzer-winning reporter featured in classic book on campaign journalists, dies at 87

He was featured in Timothy Crouse's "The Boys on the Bus," about the 1972 presidential campaign, then won a Pulitzer in 1977. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Britney Spears Will Reportedly Receive $15 Million For Tell-All Book

The pop icon has landed a massive publishing deal for a memoir, which will explore her legendary music career and her relationship with her family. Continue reading at HuffPost

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French book trade reports 20% sales surge in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may continue to cloud people’s lives, but it has generated a silver lining for the French book business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In London, Book Aid International Reports 2021 Operations in 24 Countries

The UK-based Book Aid International introduced its second innovative shipping-container library in 2021, in rural Zanzibar. The post In London, Book Aid International Reports 2021 Operations in 24 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sharjah Reports 1.69 Million Attendees at 40th International Book Fair

The public-facing 40th Sharjah International Book Fair's 11-day run drew close to 1.7 million attendees and 1,632 exhibitors. The post Sharjah Reports 1.69 Million Attendees at 40th International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-16 11:39:14 UTC ]
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Report shows fourfold rise in minority ethnic characters in UK children’s books

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education welcomes steep increase in representation, but warns there are ‘no quick fixes’The proportion of children’s books featuring a minority ethnic character has almost quadrupled in the last four years, according to a new survey – but researchers say “we... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-04 14:36:37 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: le Carré's last dominates reviews to close career in style

John le Carré's final novel Silverview (Viking) dominated the review pages this week, picking up mentions from the Sunday Times, Times, Guardian, Financial Times, Sunday Telegraph, the i and the Scotsman.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 06:20:33 UTC ]
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Olivia Rodrigo started her career playing a book lover on TV.

BREAKING NEWS: yesterday, Zooey Deschanel tweeted about Olivia Rodrigo’s hot new album, Sour. Real footage of Olivia Rodrigo crediting me for inspiring her number #1 album. (JK, but great album @Olivia_Rodrigo!) pic.twitter.com/hMDezbLjEL — zooey deschanel (@ZooeyDeschanel) June 7, 2021 She... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Report: Russian Book Market Down 20 Percent in 2020

Publishers in Russia talk of little hope of a turnaround in 2021, describing a book market that was sliding before the pandemic. The post Report: Russian Book Market Down 20 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-13 16:54:20 UTC ]
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