Liz Moore’s Philadelphia Story

Liz Moore’s fourth novel, 'Long Bright River,' is a police procedural set in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh Book Festival to publish story collection

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 14:45 The Edinburgh International Book Festival, Scottish indie Cargo and US publisher McSweeney's are to team up on a four-volume collection of stories from authors including Roddy Doyle and Ali Smith. Fifty authors are to take part... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin reissues Dahl's grown-up stories

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 08:48 Penguin is reissuing its collections of short stories for adults by renowned children's author Roald Dahl. The rejacketed paperback versions, priced £8.99, will be reissued in four batches, beginning with Someone Like... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell prize to blog "hop-picking" stories

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:00 The Orwell Prize is to blog George Orwell’s “hop-picking” diary entries, which went on to form part of his novel A Clergyman’s Daughter. Starting today, the political writing award will post a daily blog 80 years to the day that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slaughter writes digital-only story to benefit libraries

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 09:21 American crime writer Karin Slaughter has written a digital-only short story exclusive to Amazon, with all the proceeds going to benefit libraries. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N buys stories by New Yorker pick

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 10:20 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a collection of stories by Nathan Englander, one of the New Yorker's "20 Writers for the 21st Century", whose previous works have been published by Faber. Editorial director Arzu... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dr Who's Sarah Jane to tell story for Aurum

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 15:22 Aurum is publishing a memoir by the late actress Elisabeth Sladen, best known for her tole as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who. Aurum editor Sam Harrison had approached Sladen directly, buying world rights to the book directly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Reader's Digest' Wants Your Life Story in 150 Words or Less

Oh boy, do I have a contest for you long-winded Facebookers and personal bloggers. It's called, "Your Life: The Reader's Digest Version." The venerable magazine is willing to shell out $25,000 if you can keep The Story of You to a crisp and compelling 150 words (words, not characters—this isn't... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Bible Stories to Buddha Mind

If the Bible is the dairy section of religion publishing, then Bible stories for children are milk cartons sized for kid consumption. Children’s religion publishing sells a lot of those cartons, but it also offers a wide variety of books on topics beyond the Bible, such as good manners,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA takes short story campaign to BBC chief

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:20 The Society of Authors, the Writers' Guild of Great Britain and actors' union Equity have jointly sent letters to both BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten and director general Mark Thompson, asking them to stop the BBC Radio 4... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S signs more from Moore

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 13:00 Simon & Schuster has signed a fiction deal with its picture book author Suzi Moore, whose Little One's Bedtime is published tomorrow [4th August]. Fiction editor Jane Griffiths bought world rights to two novels from Sophie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC in partial short story u-turn

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 08:37 BBC Radio 4 seems to have performed a partial u-turn on its decision to cut the number of short stories it airs from three to one per week, with a compromise of two weekly broadcasts. Listeners, authors and celebrities such as... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors short story petition gains 5,000 signatures

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 07:20 The Society of Authors' petition against the cuts to BBC Radio 4's short story programming has now amassed over 5,000 signatures. SoA general secretary Nicola Solomon and assistant general secretary Jo McCrum will present... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA urges BBC short story rethink

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 15:43 The Society of Authors has said it would be a "great shame" if the BBC goes ahead with its planned cuts to short story coverage on BBC Radio 4 and pleaded with the broadcaster to reconsider. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Solzhenitsyn stories head rights deals

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/07/2011 - 10:29 A new collection of stories from the late Nobel Prize-winning author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; a début by a former Macmillan, Penguin and Hachette marketer; and Richard Ford’s new novel were among the rights deals signed this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iRiver Story HD: First Dedicated E-Reader for Google eBooks:

The launch of a $140 dedicated eBooks reader puts Google's store more directly in opposition to the Nook and Amazon's Kindle. The iRiver Story goes on sale July 17 at Target. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Stories gets Blyton funds

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 07:59 The Seven Stories centre for children's books in Newcastle is to benefit from a £750,000 endowment donated by the Enid Blyton Trust for Children, following a decision to close the Enid Blyton Trust and donate its funds to one... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aurum buys spy's story

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 08:25 Sam Harrison at Aurum has bought a biography of Cold War spy George Blake by journalist Roger Hermiston. Harrison acquired UK and Commonwealth rights for a "significant" five figure sum from Andrew Gordon at David Higham... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere serves up Nadal life story

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 15:45 Sphere believes it has a smashing winner with the acquisition of the autobiography of Rafael Nadal, the Spanish tennis ace and current world number one. Non-fiction publishing director Adam Strange bought UK and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel on Sunday Times short story longlist

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 08:40 Man Booker winner Hilary Mantel and Susan Hill are among the writers longlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award 2011. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago to publish newly discovered Daphne du Maurier stories

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:18 Virago is publishing a new collection of 13 early short stories by Daphne du Maurier, including five discovered by a Cornish bookseller and du Maurier enthusiast. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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