McKee shares the secrets of Elmer success after lifetime achievement win

David McKee’s now-revered picture book Tusk Tusk was once banned in a number of libraries in the UK, the illustrator said after celebrating winning this year’s BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-18 16:44:34 UTC ]
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Elmer creator McKee wins BookTrust's Lifetime Achievement Award

Author and illustrator David McKee has won BookTrust's annual Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'incredible' contribution to children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 08:05:49 UTC ]
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Jilly Cooper wins inaugural CWIP Lifetime Achievement Award

Jilly Cooper, debut author Laura Steven and screenwriter Kirsty Eyre have been honoured at the inaugural Comedy Women in Print Prize ceremony, with the award-winning books featuring slut-shaming and dairy farming. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 14:48:20 UTC ]
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Jan Pieńkowski wins BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

Illustrator Jan Pieńkowski will today be presented with the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to children's literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA shares secrets of indies’ success

Anja Sieg reports from the American Booksellers Association's (ABA) 12th Winter Institute, which drew a record crowd of 654 booksellers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Judith Kerr wins BookTrust lifetime achievement award

Judith Kerr, the author behind classic children’s books such as The Tiger Came to Tea, will be presented with this year’s BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stine, Jones Win Horror Writers Association's Lifetime Achievement Award

Past winners include Stephen King, Anne Rice, Joyce Carol Oates, and Ray Bradbury. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

How about some terrific morning literary news to brighten your day? Is that a “yes” I hear? Well, today the National Book Foundation announced that Walter Mosley, author of the highly-regarded Devil in a Blue Dress, will be awarded the 2020 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-10 15:03:19 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy will posthumously receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced extraordinary news for an extraordinary prize: The late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, will be the recipient of its Literarian Award at the 2020 National Book Awards. The lifetime achievement award, which honors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy to receive a lifetime achievement honor at the 2020 National Book Awards

Carolyn Reidy, the late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, will receive the Literarian Award, the National Book Foundation announced today. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-08 14:14:51 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Secret Family is a winning formula

Ali Mercer’s His Secret Family climbed two places to swipe the Bookstat E-Book number one for the first time, for the week ending 22nd February. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 20:21:16 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Nigel Newton to receive London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Nigel Newton, founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury Publishing will be presented with the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 20:55:13 UTC ]
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Publishers Share Their Social Distribution Secrets

Since Yahoo first organized its directory of websites (manually, no less) in 1994, past the “portal” years of “carriage fees” and syndication agreements, and through a decade of ever-changing search and social indexing algorithms, digital distribution has been a frustrating, elusive and often... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-12 18:56:47 UTC ]
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Gray awarded inaugural Saltire Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Alasdair Gray has won the inaugural Saltire Society Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Scottish literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 08:58:03 UTC ]
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Rioters Share Surprising Secrets: The Harry Potter Confessions

So many readers have a personal connection to the Harry Potter series, some of them weirder than others. Here, Rioters spill their Harry Potter confessions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-18 11:34:09 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo doubles lifetime sales in five days after joint Booker win

Almost 6,000 copies of Girl, Woman, Other sold in the week after Evaristo’s win alongside Margaret AtwoodBernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other more than doubled its lifetime sales in the week following its Booker prize win, with joint winner The Testaments by Margaret Atwood also flying off... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-22 16:25:45 UTC ]
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Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth tops chart of Super Thursday successes

Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) has knocked Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 54,301 copies in its first three days on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 06:04:30 UTC ]
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Double win for Ian Rankin as inaugural Capital Crime festival hailed a success

Six hundred people flocked to London’s inaugural Capital Crime festival over the weekend, with Ian Rankin scooping two awards at the Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 16:13:14 UTC ]
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Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-12 16:03:13 UTC ]
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