Mirror Books lands story of Audrey Hepburn's secret resistance past

Mirror Books has landed the “extraordinary” true story of Audrey Hepburn and her time as a resistance fighter during World War II, written by Robert Matzen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-07 00:33:13 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel’s next book will be a short story collection about her childhood.

This morning, Publishers Marketplace reported that two-time Booker Prize winner and historical fiction supremo Hilary Mantel has a new short story collection on the horizon. Learning to Talk, which will be released by Holt at some point next year, is billed as “a collection of loosely... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:07:12 UTC ]
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Lone Star Stories: The 10 Best Books About Texas

a great book about Texas should not only contain historical fact, it should give readers an impression of the Lone Star state—its scents, sights, and sensations—as well as what it feels like to be a human being of fragile flesh and blood in that immense, brutal, and beautiful land. The post Lone... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-11-13 11:00:16 UTC ]
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Has Donald Trump already landed a $100m book and TV deal?

While books about the outgoing US president have been bestsellers for the last four years, Trump might be a step too far for some publishersFact-checkers are quaking in their boots amid reports that Donald Trump could be being “courted for a new tome on his time in the White House”. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-11 14:24:45 UTC ]
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Mirror Books picks up Cannon Hall Farm title

Mirror Books has acquired the "tough and touching" story Living Our Best Lives: Cannon Hall Farm by the Nicholson family and Nicole Carmichael.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-11 13:20:33 UTC ]
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Six roles at risk as Reach publishing team takes over Mirror Books

All six roles at Mirror Books have been placed at risk of redundancy as the imprint is taken over by the Reach publishing team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 04:48:24 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's Books bags Foreman's 'poignant' elephant story

HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed Noa and the Little Elephant: A Tale of Friendship and Survival, a “poignant” picture book from author and illustrator Michael Foreman, in partnership with the wildlife conservation charity, Tusk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-08 16:02:51 UTC ]
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Arsène Wenger's story guns into top spot amid strong book sales

Arsene Wenger's My Life in Red and White (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) has immediately lifted the trophy in the UK Official Top 50, scoring the number one spot with 35,297 copies sold in its launch week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 21:24:07 UTC ]
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In ‘The Book of Two Ways,’ Jodi Picoult delivers another powerful story about heart-wrenching moral choices

The book takes a “Sliding Doors” approach, as a woman, on the heels of a near-death experience, contemplates her next move. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-22 14:35:11 UTC ]
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Zephyr lands eight-book series on extinction from scientist Ben Garrod

Head of Zeus children's imprint Zephyr will publish Extinct, a new eight-book series from TV scientist and author Professor Ben Garrod.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-18 05:31:36 UTC ]
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Octopus lands two-book deal with fitness influencer Krissy Cela

Octopus has struck a two-book deal with global fitness entrepreneur Krissy Cela to publish on the Aster imprint. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-17 10:14:53 UTC ]
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The key to a more tranquil mind? One author argues it’s all about revisiting books from the past.

In “Breaking Bread With the Dead,” Alan Jacobs argues we should “sift the past for its wisdom and its wickedness, its perception and its foolishness.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 15:49:40 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: Stories From America’s Prisons

Books written by incarcerated writers raise vital questions about how we can build a more just society: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2020-09-11 17:15:05 UTC ]
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Black & White lands menopause book from Kaye Adams and Vicky Allan

Black & White Publishing has acquired Still Hot! by "Loose Woman" Kaye Adams and author Vicky Allan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 21:24:57 UTC ]
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Norton lands children's book from J Kenji López-Alt

Norton Young Readers, the children's imprint of W W Norton, will publish Every Night Is Pizza Night, a debut children's book from J Kenji López-Alt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 17:21:41 UTC ]
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July Religion Bestsellers: Inspiring Advice and Stories with Secrets

Encouragement in turbulent times leads the nonfiction list, while fiction readers escape to romance -- and mystery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How a writer learned to open up about Dad's secret sex books

Sara Faith Alterman's "Let's Never Talk About This Again" is a memoir about strange family dynamics, love, grief and the benefits of finally opening up. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-08-05 18:00:51 UTC ]
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Walker Books lands Ladybird publisher Stowell's Norse Gods series

Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 18:05:48 UTC ]
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Four-year-old lands book deal for his 'astonishing' poetry

Nadim Shamma-Sourgen’s words, evoking a ‘whole world full of hugs’, were spotted by the writer Kate Clanchy and will be published next summerKeats’s first book of poetry was published when he was 21; Mary Shelley was 18 when she started writing Frankenstein. But both of their youthful... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-22 11:17:39 UTC ]
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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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