Man Booker International Prize Jurors Named; Submissions Open

Along with news of the jurors for the 2019 prize, the organization has has announced that more than 10,000 copies of 'Flights' were sold in the week following May's naming of this year's winner of the Man Booker International Prize. The post Man Booker International Prize Jurors Named; Submissions Open appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company names Jane Harman Director

In the days after Sidney Harman’s death (due to leukemia complications) on April 13th, the media speculated who would replace him in the role of Newsweek chairman. General responses to the question maintained that the position would remain in the family. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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RHG reshuffles international sales department

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 13:45 The Random House Group has made a series of appointments as part of a reshuffle of its international sales department, including the creation of a group sales and marketing director role for East Asia. Sales and marketing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W H Smith to open in 50 new UK sites

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 15:43 W H Smith plans to open 50 stores in specially identified UK catchment areas over the next six years, with a "pragmatic" international expansion programme also planned. The high street retailer has bought 22 former British... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Master Georgie wins Booker's Best of Beryl

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 21:45 Beryl Bainbridge’s Crimean War novel Master Georgie has been voted the Man Booker Best of Beryl. Shortlisted in 1998, when it lost out to Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam, the novel was voted for via the Man Booker website, just pipping... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Motion to chair Forward Prize

Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 08:35 Andrew Motion is to chair the judging panel for the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2011, as the awards celebrate their 20th year. The former poet laureate will be joined on the judging panel by historian Antonia Fraser, assistant books editor at the Daily... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Triptych wins Authors Club prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:16 The Authors’ Club Best First Novel award has been given to Jonathan Kemp for London Triptych. The book, about sex, exploitation and dependence set against London’s gay underworld was published by Brighton-based indie Myriad... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Former Radar Online Editor David Perel Named Star EIC

American Media Inc. has announced Candance Trunzo will leave Star Magazine after four years with the publication. She will be replaced by David Parel, who comes to Star from Radar Online. Radar Online will now be run by Jose Lambiet. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Beautiful Books signs Real Man cookbooks

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 08:00 Beautiful Books has signed exclusive world rights at London Book Fair with The Real Man Pizza Company to produce a series of cookbooks. The deal was signed between managing director Simon Petherick and Real Man m.d. Tom... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kingsolver on shortlist for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 10:36 Barbara Kingsolver's Orange Prize-winning The Lacuna (Faber) has been shortlisted for the €100,000 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The 10-strong list, announced this morning (12th April), also includes three from Irish authors, Brooklyn by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kobo Opens New Chapter in Europe [eMoney]

Toronto-based Kobo, the e-reading service going up against Amazon, Apple and others, is expanding into Europe. It plans to launch local content versions starting in Germany and Spain in May, and then expand to France, Italy and the Netherlands later. Kobo, which isn't focused on selling... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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London Book Fair 2011: Keeping An Open Mind

In 2001, 81% of publishers were already preparing for the coming ebook (BML research March 2001). Indeed they thought it would come quickly, with half predicting ebooks would deliver more than 10% of total book income by 2006. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Arabic to be focus of Harvill Secker translators' prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 11:53 Arabic will be the focus language of this year's Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize. The award, in its second year, will ask entrants to translate the short story Layl Qouti by Egyptian writer Mansoura Ez Eldin to be in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sheila Bounford moves up at NBN International

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 15:53 Sheila Bounford has been promoted to managing director at Plymouth-based book distributor NBN International (NBNi). Bounford joined NBNi as head of new business development in 2004 after serving as executive director of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber scoops second title from Trask prize-winner

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 10:47 Faber has acquired the latest novel from British author Peter Hobbs, whose début scooped a Betty Trask Prize. Editorial director Lee Brackstone bought world English language rights to In The Orchard, The Swallows through... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jacobson, de Waal on Jewish prize shortlist

Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 08:19 Howard Jacobson's Man Booker-winning novel The Finkler Question (Bloomsbury) has been shortlisted for the £4,000 2011 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize. The six-strong list spans Baghdad to Galilee to Vienna with Edmund de Waal's Costa category winner The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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"Forensic and furious" books up for Orwell Prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 31/03/2011 - 09:00 Titles on feminism, New Labour and the life and times of Christopher Hitchens have been longlisted for the 2011 Orwell Prize for political writing. The announcement was made at an event on Wednesday [30th March]. Eighteen titles... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pullman, Kelman make Booker list, le Carré withdraws

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 09:15 Three authors from the UK have made it onto the list of finalists for the Man Booker International Prize 2011. James Kelman, Philip Pullman and John le Carré have joined the list of 13 for the biennial £60,000 award, which... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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"Bold" Bloomsbury book wins Hessell-Tiltman history prize

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 08:34 Bloomsbury's The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt: the History of a Civilisation from 3,000 BC to Cleopatra has won this year's £3,000 Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History. Written by Toby Wilkinson, the book was commended by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dictator dentistry wins odd title prize

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 00:05 A book advising dentists to manage their practices according to the leadership techniques of a legendary Mongolian warlord has been voted the winner of the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Appstore for Android Opens, Magazines Wait

With the recent reports from Bloomberg News that Android is one of the fastest operating systems currently on the market, it is no surprise that the system has introduced a new appstore in partnership with Amazon.com, Inc., which launched on Tuesday. "Custome Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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