Mayo and Jones star in Transworld showcase

"Gavin and Stacey" creator Ruth Jones and BBC Radio Two's Simon Mayo were among the debut novelists presenting their work at a showcase of 2018 talent hosted by Transworld at the Charlotte Hotel in central London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld postpones launch of Ruth Jones' second novel until September

The publication of Ruth Jones' second novel Us Three (Transworld) has been postponed from 14th May to 3rd September to avoid jeopardising promotional plans for book following the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 08:31:32 UTC ]
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Forget New York. For writer Saeed Jones, Columbus, Ohio, is the place to be a literary star.

The author of “How We Fight For Our Lives” explains why he left the Big Apple for the Midwest Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-22 19:00:00 UTC ]
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TCAF 2019 Hails Manga Stars; PW Talks with Oni's James Lucas Jones

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, an international show of indie comics and graphic novels, was held May 11 and 12 at the Toronto Reference Library, and honored acclaimed manga artists Junji Ito and Hiromi Takashima; PW also interviewed Oni Press publisher James Lucas Jones about the recent... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Geldof, Norton and Eavis appear at star-studded Hachette showcase

Bob Geldof, Graham Norton, Emily Eavis and Nadiya Hussain were among the guests at a packed Hachette showcase event on Monday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mayo leaves Radio 2 to write contemporary thriller for Transworld

Simon Mayo has left BBC Radio 2 to concentrate on his writing following a newly inked two-book deal with Transworld, including a contemporary thriller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jones and Donovan star in Morpurgo radio adaptation

BBC Radio 2 is making a drama based on Michael Morpurgo’s child migration novel, Alone On A Wide Wide Sea (HarperCollins Children’s Books), starring Toby Jones and Jason Donovan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Berry and Stein at star-studded Ebury food showcase

Ebury hosted chefs Rick Stein, Yotam Ottolenghi and Mary Berry in a star-studded bash at the Ham Yard Hotel in Soho as part of a food writing showcase for 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Prodigy' is a kid-friendly Star Trek show taking the right lessons from Star Wars

This post keeps spoilers to the bare minimum since the show will not air until October 28th.While Star Trek certainly has its share of young fans, it’s never been specifically for the kids. Sure, there was the animated show back in the ‘70s, but that was basically a continuation of the original... Continue reading at Engadget

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The Bookseller Names 2019 Rising Stars; Pan Mac’s Laura Ricchetti is the ‘Shooting Star’

A new class of 40 'Rising Stars' in the UK publishing industry is named by The Bookseller, in association with sponsor Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post The Bookseller Names 2019 Rising Stars; Pan Mac’s Laura Ricchetti is the ‘Shooting Star’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-09 05:35:30 UTC ]
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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

It’s easy to read Michael Moreci’s debut novel “Black Star Renegades” and compare it to “Star Wars.” After all, the story was inspired by that epic saga. But to characterize it as a retelling or a ripoff wouldn’t do justice to this complex, self-aware and fun romp through space. “Black Star... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Seeing Stars: A Look Back at Select Starred Reviews in 2014

PW reviewers were impressed with these spirituality and religion books published in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NFL Stars Cam Newton And J.J. Watt Star In Gatorade "Freaks" Digital Comics

Calling J.J. Watt a "freak" to his face is probably not a good idea, but Gatorade decided to chance it.Football and comic books go together like chocolate and, er, pumpkin bread--they're not a bad combination, but we don't see them put together very often. The on-field heroics of stars like... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Star Wars: How to build your own Death Star

Blueprints for the Death Star battle station that featured in the Star Wars films have been published by maintenance book publishers Haynes.     Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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James Bond books dedicated to Paul Gallico among star lots at library auction

Books owned by The Snow Goose author up for sale this week include Ian Fleming first editions inscribed for his former colleagueA first edition of Diamonds Are Forever, in which Ian Fleming thanks his friend and fellow author Paul Gallico for “spread[ing] his wings over my first-born [Casino... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Cornerstone Press signs TikTok star K C Davis in 48-hour pre-empt

Cornerstone Press has signed a “gentle guide to cleaning and organising” from licensed therapist and TikTok creator K C Davis in a 48-hour pre-empt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Succession’ star Brian Cox spares no one — including himself — in his new memoir.

"Putting the Rabbit in the Hat" is the kind of spiky, opinionated book you'd expect from the star. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Schulz, Attenberg, Yanagihara, and More

Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Kathryn Schultz, Jami Attenberg, Hanya Yanagihara, and more—that are publishing this week. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Then go read our most recent book preview. Want to help The Millions keep churning out great books... Continue reading at The Millions

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Osman named 2021's number one bestseller as TV star’s cosy crime titles set the tills alight

Richard Osman claims the crown for the bestselling book of 2021 ahead of Charlie Mackesy, although the top-line figures are once again affected by some data blackouts owing to lockdowns. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Robinson scoops Masterchef star Armitage-Mattin's debut

Robinson has signed a deal for “Masterchef” finalist Philli Armitage-Mattin's debut book Taste Kitchen: Asia: Six Flavours to Suit Every Taste.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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