McEwan, Maitlis and Rees-Mogg join Cliveden Literary Festival line-up

Novelist Ian McEwan, BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis and Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg are among the authors on this year's Cliveden Literary Festival line-up. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Martin joins Kindle Million Club

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 14:24 A Game of Thrones author George RR Martin has become the latest author to sell one million copies of his books for the Amazon Kindle. Martin joins Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Lee Child,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland to host crime writing festival

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 08:20 Scotland is to hold its first Crime Writing Festival next year, supported by Stirling Council, Creative Scotland and the University of Stirling, and working closely with Stirling's general literary festival, Off the Page.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Purcell joins New Island

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 08:00 Irish publisher New Island has appointed Eoin Purcell as the company’s commissioning editor. Purcell is editor and founder of Irish Publishing News and has previously worked for Mercier Press and The History Press Ireland. He... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Marvel Entertainment Exec Joins Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as CFO

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia names Ken West as its new chief financial officer. West replaces Kelly Turner, who left the company in January. MSLO’s new addition comes from Marvel Entertainment, an American entertainment company where he held the executive vice president and chief financial... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McNally to join Bloomsbury, Alltimes promoted at Macmillan

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 15:31 Rebecca McNally, fiction publishing director at Macmillan Children’s Books, is to join Bloomsbury, taking the role of publishing director and international editor-in-chief for children's books. She... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McNally to join Bloomsbury

Written By: Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 15:31 Rebecca McNally, fiction publishing director at Macmillan Children’s Books, is to join Bloomsbury, taking the role of publishing director and international editor-in-chief for children's books. She... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French online-only publishers join forces

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:50 Twenty French online-only book publishers and other digital providers have joined forces for the first time to launch the new literary season. The site larentreelitteraire.org was unveiled this week and will stay live until... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gary Starr Joins the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. as CFO

The Newsweek Daily Beast Co. has named Gary Starr as its new CFO. Starr will replace Jennie Tse Wang, who is departing from the company, according to Adweek. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 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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Walker joins iBookstore

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 11:50 Children's publisher Walker Books has become the latest to sign up to the iBookstore, with books by the likes of Anthony Horowitz, Cassandra Clare and Patrick Ness on sale. Paul Rhodes, head of digital at Walker Books, said:... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Way With Words announces kids festival

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 15:17 The Way With Words festival is celebrating its 20th year by launching a new family arts and books event in south London this October. Word Up! will take place in South Dulwich at the Alleyn's School theatre space from 22-24th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humphrey to join HarperCollins

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 10/08/2011 - 11:23 Cornerstone deputy marketing director Adam Humphrey has been appointed as marketing director for HarperFiction, Voyager and Blue Door. An exact start date is to be confirmed but Humphrey will begin work in the autumn. He has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Main to join Picador as editorial director

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 10:17 Simon & Schuster senior commissioning editor Francesca Main is leaving the publisher to become editorial director at Picador. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus joins iBookstore

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 09:24 Quercus has become the latest publisher to join the iBookstore, making the likes of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy available for iPad and iPhone. The publisher does not yet seem to have implemented full agency pricing. On... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman joins fight for Brent libraries

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 09:27 Author Philip Pullman has joined the fight to save the six Brent libraries threatened by closure, following Zadie Smith and Alan Bennett in taking part in a fund-raising event for the campaign. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robin Harvie to join Aurum Press

Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 16:01 Robin Harvie is to join Aurum Press from Fourth Estate. Currently non-fiction commissioning editor and digital editor at Fourth Estate, Harvie has been appointed senior commissioning editor and digital publisher at the independent, and will start at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French publisher La Martinière joins the iBookstore.

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 07:32 La Martinière is the latest French publisher to sign up to sell ebooks through Apple’s iBookstore. About 150 La Martinière and Seuil titles are available so far, with another 300 expected to follow by the end of the summer,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Newman Officially Joins Reader’s Digest as Creative Director

Robert Newman is now creative director with Reader’s Digest; he served as a consulting creative director with RD since December. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salon CEO Richard Gingras Leaves, Set to Join Google

Richard Gingras, who acted as CEO of the Salon Media Group for the past two years, is leaving the company to join search giant Google as global head of news products. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony Joins Hands with J.K. Rowling for Pottermore

Sony partners with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling to fashion an interactive online site with games and exclusive audio and ebooks. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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