Mantel takes on the Mail

Man Booker winning novelist Hilary Mantel has attacked the Mail on Sunday and questioned whether its journalists must “start to feel ashamed of their paper’s attempt to bully and censor” after the newspaper attacked a BBC decision to broadcast her story about Margaret Thatcher. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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It’s Take Two for Take Magazine

After nearly folding in 2016, the magazine is back and better than before. The post It’s Take Two for Take Magazine appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore

A significant merger in influential independent publishers in the US, and a new wholesale distribution deal for a language-training program outside the States. The post International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Raft of Stars’ takes a cue from Hemingway, then puts a less macho spin on the adventure tale

Andrew J. Graff’s novel is an earthy coming-of-age story set in rural Wisconsin in the ‘90s. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Collective Book Studios Takes a Different Tack

The two-year-old Oakland, Calif.-based "partnership publisher" is hoping to disrupt the publishing industry's traditional models. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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VIZ Originals Takes Manga Mainstream

The new imprint from Viz Media offers readers fresh voices and new storytelling formats. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors fear the worst if Penguin owner takes over Simon & Schuster

Analysis: if Bertelsmann, owner of Penguin Random House, buys US publisher, writers expect smaller deals and less choice for readersUK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeoverJokes circulated online when, in 2013, Penguin and Random House merged: would the new... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 23:24:23 UTC ]
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In the ’80s, she wrestled as Mad Maxine. Now her debut novel takes readers inside the ring.

Writer Jeannine Mjoseth was looking for adventure when she turned to professional wrestling. She got plenty of that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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'Urgent' take on Britain's care home system to Bonnier

Bonnier Books UK has acquired world rights for an “urgent and critical” look at Britain’s care home system by youth advisor Chris Wild.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-11 12:56:26 UTC ]
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Springboard: Ian Williams, Every Breath You Take

Advertorial content "China is always changing. I did a fair amount of re-writing over last summer, simply because so much was happening,” Ian Williams says via video call from his home in London, where he spent much of the lockdown working on his first non-fiction book, Every Breath You Take:... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take

A new abridged translation by Julia Lovell reveals the delights — and flaws — of the classic Chinese tale Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sceptre takes two from 'stunning' Craig

Sceptre has landed a "stunning" short story collection and debut novel by Serpent's Tail assistant editor Leon Craig. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HCCB takes three more in Biddulph's Draw With Rob series

HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed a deal with Rob Biddulph for three more titles in his Draw With Rob series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In ‘All Girls,’ a decades-old sexual assault at a boarding school prompts a vigilante to take action

Emily Layden’s debut follows a parade of characters at a school that’s reckoning with its past mistakes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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S&S Children's to launch audiobook partnership with the Daily Mail

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is to launch an audiobook partnership with the Daily Mail. It will also feature a retail tie-in with Waterstones, with a campaign fronted by children’s author and actor Ben Miller (pictured). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Historian Dan Jones takes on roles at Head of Zeus

Historian Dan Jones has joined the Head of Zeus board as a company director and taken on an advisory role as associate publisher of the Apollo History list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ruth Dickey Takes Over at the National Book Foundation

The National Book Foundation has named Ruth Dickey, who currently heads Seattle Arts & Lectures, its next executive director, succeeding Lisa Lucas. She will start on May 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Give and take

This week Amazon’s billionaire founder Jeff Bezos said he planned to take a step back at the giant e-commerce business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonnier takes auditors to court after 'wasting' £90m under Johnson

Bonnier Books UK is suing its former accountant, Haysmacintyre LLP, alleging it was negligent in auditing the financial statements of the publisher's UK arm under ex-c.e.o. Richard Johnson, costing the company more than £90m.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 13:11:32 UTC ]
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Take a look at some beautiful couture dresses inspired by the Bloomsbury Group.

It’s Friday, so why not look at some pictures of beautiful (literature-inspired) dresses that cost as much as pretty nice cars! Designer Kim Jones told British Vogue that his first collection for the luxury fashion house Fendi was inspired by the Bloomsbury Group, specifically Virginia Woolf’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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