Lingwood's Monoray acquires 'phenomenal' first oral history of 9/11

Jake Lingwood’s new Octopus imprint Monoray has acquired the "phenomenal" first ever oral history of 9/11 as one of its first titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 02:24:43 UTC ]
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Virago acquires 'history of women’s words'

Virago has acquired a "personal" and "campaigning" exploration of the language we have had for women’s bodies and experiences over the centuries, by Oxford academic Dr Jenni Nuttall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 21:05:42 UTC ]
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Quercus acquires 'alternative post-war history' from C J Carey

Quercus will publish C J Carey's Widowland, a feminist dystopian novel set in a 1950s Nazi-ruled Britain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 21:18:02 UTC ]
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'The end of an innocent world': An oral history of the first National Book Festival, which debuted three days before 9/11

Ahead of the 20th National Book Festival, Laura Bush, Scott Turow, Michael Beschloss and others look back at the event’s storied beginning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline acquires von Tunzelmann's history of statues

Headline has acquired Fallen Idols, an "enlightening and witty" tour through the modern history of statues from historian and commentator Alex von Tunzelmann. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 21:08:42 UTC ]
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September Publishing acquires guide to London's Afro-Caribbean history

September Publishing is to release the "first comprehensive guide" to London's Afro-Caribbean history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 16:43:22 UTC ]
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Allen Lane acquires new exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson

Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin UK, will publish Caste: The Lies that Divide Us, an exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 01:31:24 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires Bodleian director's history of knowledge

John Murray is to publish Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack by Richard Ovenden, director of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 22:22:06 UTC ]
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“Dear House, Don’t Burn”: On Svetlana Alexievich’s “Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II”

I FIRST HEARD ABOUT Svetlana Alexievich from a friend in my writing group who was reading the Belarusian author’s Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War (1990, trans. 1992), a book based on hundreds of interviews with those who lost their sons in Afghanistan. The title of the book... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-09-02 12:30:01 UTC ]
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W&N acquires 'dazzlingly original' history of women's self-portraits

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a “dazzlingly original” book from frieze magazine editor Jennifer Higgie on the history of female artists through their self-portraits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 14:37:49 UTC ]
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'Walking Dead' Season 9 finale is lowest-rated in series history

The Season 9 finale of "The Walking Dead" was the lowest-rated finale the show has ever had. In the Nielsen Live+Same Day ratings, Sunday's finale averaged a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 5 million viewers. In fairness, that is up over 20% in both measures compared to last week's episode... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-02 15:50:00 UTC ]
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'Phenomenal' Hammad debut sells to Cape and 11 other territories

An “extraordinary” debut novel, The Parisian, from 27-year-old London-born writer Isabella Hammad is making waves with 11 international territories sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A U.K. Oral History Documents Women in Publishing

An oral history project just launched in the U.K. to document the history of women in publishing has collected interviews with a pioneering generation of female book industry professionals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oral history of Caribbean immigrants to Cape

Jonathan Cape has acquired an oral history of the generation of Caribbean immigrants who came to Britain after the war. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder acquires WW2 family history in five-way auction

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired To War with the Walkers, a new social history of World War Two, following a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gatehouse Media Parent Acquires 11 More Daily U.S. Newspapers

Across the U.S. today, various publications are relaying to their readers some pressing news: they've been sold. Morris Publishing Group, a part of Morris Communications Co., has been purchased by New York-based New Media Investment Group. This means that the Savannah Morning News, the Topeka... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arcadia and History Press Acquire Palmetto, Launch Vertel

Arcadia Publishing and The History Press, publishers of books on local and regional history and interests, have acquired Palmetto Publishing Group and launched a new "hybrid" imprint, Vertel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion acquires The People at Number 9

Orion Fiction has acquired a tale of "sex, envy and betrayal in the suburbs" in The People at Number 9 by Felicity Everett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder acquires history of grime

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired This is Grime, the story of grime music, by music journalist Hattie Collins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta acquires new China history novel

Granta Books has acquired “exquisitely written” novel about China’s “revolutionary” history by Madeleine Thien. Editorial director Bella Lacey acquired UK & Commonwealth rights excluding Canada to Do Not Say We Have Nothing from Sarah Chalfant at the Wylie Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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