Lee Child most successful UK Kindle author

Lee Child is the most successful British Kindle book author worldwide, followed by Stephen... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lee Child's Night School named UK's most borrowed library book

Night School by Lee Child (Bantam Press) was the most borrowed library book of 2017/18, according to new statistics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 09:43:10 UTC ]
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Lee Child On Why He Signed with Authors United

The reason the author of the Jack Reacher novels weighs in on Amazon-Hachette dispute has nothing to do with the "protection money" that Amazon is demanding from publishers. Child signed with thriller writer Douglas Preston's Authors United, a group of writers who want to take authors out of... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lee Child takes Official UK Top 50 top spot

Lee Child's new Jack Reacher thriller, Never Go Back (Bantam Press), was the bestselling... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From child gossip columnist to acclaimed author: K-Ming Chang’s search for the truth

The 24-year-old’s debut novel Bestiary gained plaudits in 2020. Now her love of fairy tales and queer literature has led to a collection of short storiesK-Ming Chang’s origins as a writer can be traced back to when she was approximately eight years old. At school in California, she would amuse... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-17 08:32:12 UTC ]
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The UK’s Society of Authors Adds a New Disability-Focused Book Award

The Society of Authors in London opens its 2023 submission program, having awarded 32 writers and illustrators with 2022 prizes. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Adds a New Disability-Focused Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-05 13:37:47 UTC ]
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Register Today for AAPI Communities in Conversation #7, Featuring Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Author of 'Finding My Voice'

Lee is set to appear in conversation with Lynn Nguyen from the Los Angeles Public Library. The live stream is set for Tuesday, July 5th at 1 PM ET. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst UK wants all of its brands to have Good Housekeeping’s authority in product testing

The Good Housekeeping Institute set the precedent for Hearst UK and the new Hearst Institute is looking to replicate those successes across all its brands. The post Hearst UK wants all of its brands to have Good Housekeeping’s authority in product testing appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-08-03 04:01:00 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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Child's Play picks up two more from Romani author Richard O’Neill

Independent publisher Child's Play will publish two more picture books by Romani author Richard O’Neill, as part of his Romani Tales series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 20:26:51 UTC ]
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Lee and Andrew Child's The Sentinel stands guard in top spot

Lee Child's 25th Jack Reacher title The Sentinel (Bantam), written with his brother Andrew, has gone straight to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 55,751 copies sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 03:50:06 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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Stratford-upon-Avon festival hosts Lee Child event ahead of biography launch

The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is hosting a one-off interview with Lee Child, ahead of the publication of his biography The Reacher Guy: The Authorised Biography of Lee Child (Constable) by Dr Heather Martin.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 04:44:23 UTC ]
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UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations

The UK's authors' union opens a new push for grassroots funding of small emergency grants needed by authors in the pandemic. The post UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-10 14:09:22 UTC ]
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‘The Kissing Booth’ author breaks down why her novel and Netflix film series became runaway successes

‘The Kissing Booth’ started as an online novel and blew up into one of Netflix’s most popular films. Here’s why author Beth Reekles thinks that is. Back when she was just 15, Beth Reekles couldn’t find the kind of YA novel that appealed to her.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-24 06:00:21 UTC ]
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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 13:29:07 UTC ]
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Reni Eddo-Lodge becomes first black British author to top UK book charts

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race wins landmark ranking in the wake of worldwide Black Lives Matter protestsReni Eddo-Lodge has become the first black British author to take the overall No 1 spot in the UK’s official book charts.Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-16 14:00:03 UTC ]
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Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-10 13:46:40 UTC ]
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