Michael Zilkha Launches ZE Books

English entrepreneur and ZE Records cofounder Michael Zilkha has launched ZE Books, a new small press that will publish "literary mix-tapes from visionary writers, artists, and musicians." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Smith launches ‘Fresh Princess’ kids' books, flipping the script on his ’90s show

Will Smith is bringing his most iconic character back, but with a significant makeover. Smith announced that he's launching a children's book series featuring a character called the "Fresh Princess," a re-imagining of his character from the television series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Proud Taranaki mum organises book launch for daughter's first novel

When Brandy Scott released her first novel, her mum was so proud she organised a launch event for it on Brandy's birthday. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson reveals launch titles for new indie Guppy Books

Bella Pearson talks to Charlotte Eyre about setting up her own children's publisher, Guppy Books, and its launch titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Verso Books launches 'bold' fiction imprint

Radical publisher Verso Books is launching its own fiction imprint this September, promising a string of "politically astute" novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Childrens signs multi-book deal with Michael Morpurgo

HarperCollins Children's executive publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh has acquired world rights to four books - two novels, a novella and an illustrated gift title - by Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amanda Ridout back with Boldwood Books launch

Amanda Ridout is to return to publishing with the launch of Boldwood Books focused on commercial fiction published globally and "energetically". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Otto Penzler, Pegasus Books Team to Launch Suspense Imprint

Penzler Publishing and Pegasus Books are partnering to launch Scarlet, a joint publishing venture that will publish works of psychological suspense aimed at female readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Polis Books Launches Diversity-Focused Crime Imprint

In an effort to attract a more diverse roster of writers, Polis Books founder Jason Pinter is launching Agora Books, a diversity-focused imprint specializing in crime and mystery fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nedim Yasar: Reformed gangster shot after book launch

Nedim Yasar, 31, dies in Copenhagen after promoting his memoir on how he left a life of crime. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller launches Books in the Media

The Bookseller has announced the launch of Books in the Media, a new book reviews curation and aggregation service at booksinthemedia.thebookseller.com. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stormzy's #Merky Books launches with Blackman and Zephaniah

Around 2,000 people joined Stormzy to celebrate the launch of his new Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books, with poet and performer Benjamin Zephaniah, author Malorie Blackman and rapper Akala also featuring at the sold-out event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shin launches Ignota Books and feminist festival

Narratives exploring new developments in currency, as well as fresh takes on the occult, form the backbone of a new list which purports to challenge dominant narratives around wealth, culture and gender. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA launches Independent Children’s Book of the Month Scheme

The Booksellers Association is launching an indie Children’s Book of the Month promotion following on from last year’s Children’s Book of the Season campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Cengage CEO Michael Hansen on the Company's Digital Switch

This fall, Cengage introduced Cengage Unlimited, a new digital subscription service. Does this mean the textbook's days are numbered? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to publish last picture book from Michael Bond

Penguin Random House Children’s is to posthumously publish Michael Bond’s The Ups and Downs of the Castle Mice, a sequel to his 2016 picture book The Tale of the Castle Mice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamilcar Publications, New Boxing Book Imprint, Launches This Fall

Hannibal Boxing, a Boston-based, boxing-focused media company founded by book business veteran Kyle Sarofeen and partner Andy Komack, will launch a boxing book imprint this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Iain Dale launches LBC Book Club podcast

Former Biteback m.d. Iain Dale is hosting a new weekly books podcast with radio station LBC, where he hosts the evening show between Monday and Thursday.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novel and Picture Book Series from Kids Can Press to Launch on TV

Canadian children’s book publisher Kids Can Press will see two of its book properties transformed into television shows next fall: Ashley Spires’ graphic novels about Binky the Space Cat and a picture-book series by Geneviève Côté. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @porter_anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oldcastle Books launches digital-only genre fiction imprint

Independent publishing group Oldcastle Books is launching a digital-only sister company, Verve Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Launches New Book Club With Fab Over Fifty

Open Road Integrated Media works with Fab Over Fifty to create a new book club, 'Spread the Words,' which opens this month with Erica Jong's 'Fear of Flying.' The post Open Road Launches New Book Club With Fab Over Fifty appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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