Lawsuit reveals takeover bid for B&N by rival 'book retailer'

Barnes & Noble was on the cusp of being sold to another book retailer in June before the deal fell through, it has been revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year shortlists revealed

The eight shortlists for the British Book Awards have been revealed with heavyweights Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo, Philip Pullman and David Walliams all in the running for the Book of the Year accolades.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 00:59:33 UTC ]
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The British Book Awards Books of the Year shortlists revealed

All eight shortlists for the British Book Awards Books of the Year have been announced, with a strong focus on international writers including Michelle Obama, Michael Wolff, Sally Rooney and Leila Slimani. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Book Week to reveal 'books that shaped modern Britain'

A list of "Academic Books that Shaped Modern Britain", events organised by Blackwell's, Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press and many others, and the unveiling of the Academic Bookshop of the Year award will mark Academic Book Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scotland's National Book Awards postponed to 2021 after funding bid fails

Scotland's National Book Awards will not go ahead this year and will be delayed until 2021 after a funding application to Creative Scotland was unsuccessful, its organisers have confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 04:05:52 UTC ]
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Awesome Books Awards shortlist revealed

This year's Awesome Books Awards shortlist has been announced, and sees offerings from leading children's publishers including Nosy Crow and Usborne Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 12:32:03 UTC ]
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John Murray reveals forthcoming books podcast with Stig Abell

Journalist Stig Abell is launching a literary podcast with John Murray—"Stig Abell’s Guide to Reading"—designed to tie in with the publication of his forthcoming book Things I Learned on the 6.28: A Guide to Daily Reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 01:11:40 UTC ]
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Woodward's Next Trump Book Gets Title, Details Revealed

Simon & Schuster's dominance over the Trump exposé category is likely to be reaffirmed this September 15, when the publisher will release 'Rage,' the latest title by the Pulitzer Prize–winning 'Washington Post' reporter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA reveals books of the month for August

The Booksellers Association has announced The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandel (Picador) and I’m Sticking With You by Smriti Halls and Steve Small (S&S) as books of the month for August. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-03 11:51:02 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Europe’s Aldus Report Reveals Book Fair Changes

An Aldus network report predicts cancellations, postponements, and other adjustments to European book fairs in the pandemic could affect 6,500+ exhibitors in 2020. The post Coronavirus Impact: Europe’s Aldus Report Reveals Book Fair Changes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-14 16:20:19 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Revealed on Twitter

As the country shelters in place during the COVID-19 crisis, the Los Angeles Times unveiled the winners of its 40th Annual Book Prizes on Twitter this morning, among them Marlon James, Ilya Kaminsky, and Ben Lerner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'You've bollixed up my book': letter reveals Hemingway's fury at being censored

The author threatened to ditch his British publisher, and likened him to a vicar, after his ‘Anglo-Saxon’ expressions were cleaned upThe hard-drinking, hot-tempered American writer Ernest Hemingway was furious when he discovered that the language for the English edition of his latest book had... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-29 07:05:47 UTC ]
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YA Book Prize 2020 judges revealed

Body positivity campaigner and influencer Megan Crabbe and the inaugural Children’s Laureate Wales, Eloise Williams, are among the judges for the 2020 YA Book Prize, which reveals its shortlist later today (Thursday 26th March).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 18:44:12 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Small Press winners revealed

The nine winners of the regional and country round of the British Book Awards Small Press of the Year accolade have been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:49:39 UTC ]
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Got $200k to spare? Why not bid on this miniature, handwritten Harry Potter book?

Do you consider yourself a hard-core Potterhead? Did you defy your Veron Dursley-esque stepfather by joining the college Quidditch team? Did a rough breakup prompt an ill-advised dalliance with Snapism? Is your work commute enlivened by the dulcet tones of the weekly MuggleCast? Have you inked a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-11 17:04:10 UTC ]
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London Book Fair award winners revealed

The winners of the London Book Fair Awards 2020 have been revealed with the LBF International Excellence Awards, CAMEOs and UK Book Blog Awards all taking place online after the event was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 02:01:11 UTC ]
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Puffin reveals new Jeff Kinney book

Puffin has announced the forthcoming publication of Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure, a new novel by Jeff Kinney publishing on 7th April 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 09:44:32 UTC ]
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Settlement agreed upon in audio book captions lawsuit

Book publishers and the leading audio book producer-distributor have agreed to a settlement in their copyright lawsuit Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-01-14 18:03:19 UTC ]
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André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2019 André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards has been revealed with 16 titles in the running for the £2,000 prizes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 05:50:36 UTC ]
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Foyles reveals Books of the Year 2019

Books by Ocean Vuong, Lisa Taddeo and Katherine Rundell have triumphed to be named Foyles 2019 Books of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 23:32:14 UTC ]
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