Miniature E-Books Let Journalists Stretch Legs

The Kindle Single is not a promising name. It sounds like a new kind of prefabricated fire log, or a type of person you might meet on the dating service eHarmony — perhaps a lonely independent bookstore owner put out of business by Amazon.c ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

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Walter R. Mears, Pulitzer-winning reporter featured in classic book on campaign journalists, dies at 87

He was featured in Timothy Crouse's "The Boys on the Bus," about the 1972 presidential campaign, then won a Pulitzer in 1977. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hurst snaps up book by veteran Hong Kong journalist Vines

Hurst Publishers has snapped up Defying the Dragon: Hong Kong and the World's Largest Dictatorship by veteran journalist Stephen Vines. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rayner, Stuart and Wark feature in last leg of Borders Book festival

Jay Rayner, Douglas Stuart and Kirsty Wark are among the authors confirmed for the last stretch of this year's digital Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Got $200k to spare? Why not bid on this miniature, handwritten Harry Potter book?

Do you consider yourself a hard-core Potterhead? Did you defy your Veron Dursley-esque stepfather by joining the college Quidditch team? Did a rough breakup prompt an ill-advised dalliance with Snapism? Is your work commute enlivened by the dulcet tones of the weekly MuggleCast? Have you inked a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Bonnier Books UK promotes Russell and Stretch

Bonnier Books UK has promoted Francesca Russell to publicity director across its adult trade business while Karen Stretch has been made campaigns director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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H&S signs crime novel debut by journalist Shindler in two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has signed the debut crime novel by broadcast journalist Will Shindler in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder to publish 'Last Leg' presenter's first book

Hodder has acquired the memoir of stand-up comedian and presenter of "The Last Leg" Adam Hills. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Times journalist Wilson and Titan Books' Lewis to join Unbound

The Times’ commissioning books editor Fiona Wilson and Titan Books’ managing editor Beth Lewis are joining crowd-funding publisher Unbound. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BBC's Evan Davis joins ranks of journalists with books exploring Post-Truth

BBC "Newsnight" presenter and broadcaster Evan Davis has signed a deal to publish Post-Truth to explain "why bullshit is both pervasive and persistent". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Toy Fair Exhibitors Hope to Stretch Their Brands Beyond Books

Most publishers and authors used their booth presence at the North American International Toy Fair to sell books and sidelines, though a growing number were also on the hunt for new licensing deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Game of Thrones': Will the book series stretch to eight novels?

George R.R. Martin's editor recently said that she 'begin[s] to wonder]' if Martin's story can be wrapped up in seven books.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Guardian Journalist to Write Book on Surveillance

Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who first reported on a trove of classified documents leaked by Edward J. Snowden, will write a book about National Security Agency surveillance, his publisher announced on Wednesday. Mr. Greenwald’s articles ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Oneworld buys book from Private Eye journalist

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 15:25 Oneworld has bought a book by a Private Eye journalist that uncovers how Britain has become a tax haven. Commissioning editor Mike Harpley bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Duty Free: How Britain’s Become a Tax Haven for Big... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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