Knopf Buys New Ishiguro Novel

Kazuo Ishiguro has sold a new novel, which marks his first since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. 'Klara and the Sun,' narrated by "an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities," is set for March 2021, Knopf said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HC buys children's trilogy

Written By: Laura Richards Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 15:24 HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired three titles aimed at girls aged nine-and-over, billed as "Chocolat for young girls". read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Pitfalls of E-Book Buying: What to Look Out for Before You Purchase

Easy downloads and convenient storage are the chief lures of a virtual library, but ownership has some irritating downsides that require your attention before you hit the ebook purchase button. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus buys feisty cake cookbook

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 12:37 Octopus has signed up a bakery book from new Soho cupcake shop, Cox Cookies & Cake. Group publisher Denise Bates acquired world rights to Sexy Desire through Anne Kibel at AK Artist Management. Bates said: "Baking is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys Paul Merson memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House buys book on BP oil crisis

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two buys for Allfrey at Granta

Written By: Charlotte Williams Granta magazine's deputy editor Ellah Allfrey has made two acquisitions for Granta Books: a book on the Rwanda genocide and a collection of American short stories. Of Martin Kimani's The Work of War, for which Allfrey bought world rights excluding north America... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere buys tie-in to new Billy Connolly show

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst To Buy Lagardere Magazine, Digital Units for $889 Million

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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere buys Tina Fey memoir

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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