Morpurgo pens Leicester City football fairytale

Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League, suggesting the club had a helping hand from King Richard III, whose remains were found in a car park in the city in 2012. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie animal trainer Tottman pens series for Sphere

Movie animal trainer Julie Tottman has signed with Sphere to author two books, about two of the deserving animals she has rescued, loved and trained to appear in films over the past 20 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 21:16:42 UTC ]
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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-30 14:08:32 UTC ]
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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-30 14:08:32 UTC ]
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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-30 14:08:00 UTC ]
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Matthew McConaughey pens 'playbook' on life lessons for Headline

Headline has scooped the first book by Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, billed as guide to success and satisfaction “through life’s lessons learned the hard way”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 04:07:47 UTC ]
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Transworld pre-empts former footballer Brazil's new memoir

Transworld has pre-empted a new autobiography by Alan Brazil, former footballer and broadcaster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-26 17:38:15 UTC ]
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Boston Picks Grace Talusan Story for One City Story

The Boston Book Festival has announced that a short story by Grace Talusan is the 10th annual selection for its One City One Story initiative. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’

From the leadership of PEN America, a HarperCollins release enters the summer's fray of free-speech debates amid charges of 'cancel culture.' The post Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 17:45:57 UTC ]
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IPA, PEN America Blast Vietnam’s ‘Crackdown on Independent Media’

With the 2020 Prix Voltaire winner losing a key author under safety concerns, the International Publishers Association appeals to Hanoi for restraint. The post IPA, PEN America Blast Vietnam’s ‘Crackdown on Independent Media’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-16 13:45:34 UTC ]
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Illustrating Nick Carraway’s Infatuation with New York City High Life

The following is excerpted from The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel. * __________________________________ From The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Copyright © 1925 by Charles Scribner’s Sons. Copyright renewed 1953 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan. Adapted Text and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-09 08:47:44 UTC ]
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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

Poet and reggae recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 for his commitment to political expression in his work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 08:46:24 UTC ]
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Lenny Kravitz pens memoir for Sphere

Rock star Lenny Kravitz has written Let Love Rule, a memoir covering the first 25 years of his life, to be published by Sphere in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 18:47:37 UTC ]
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Graywolf Press Gives Back to Twin Cities Community

Graywolf Press, located five miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is donating $25,000 from the sales of its books that address racism to five local organizations selected by junior staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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South Sudan title among PEN Translates award-winners

Nineteen books from 15 countries and 13 languages have won English PEN’s flagship translation awards, including the first novel from South Sudan ever to be published in the UK.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 01:27:30 UTC ]
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Puffin title to celebrate animals living in the cities

Puffin will publish Wild Cities, a non-fiction title by Ben Lerwill, illustrated by Harriet Hobday.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 21:00:45 UTC ]
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Faber scores middle-grade novel inspired by 'female football legends'

Faber is publishing Lou Kuenzler's latest middle-grade novel, inspired by the stories of the female footballers who rose to fame following the First World War.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:42:25 UTC ]
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Running an Independent Bookstore in a Conservative City

Running an independent bookstore in a conservative city is a unique challenge and an opportunity. Jenny Kinne runs Books and Mortar in West Michigan. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-03 10:40:37 UTC ]
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Riots Continue to Affect Twin Cities Shops and Bookstores

A second night of rioting in Minneapolis/St. Paul continues to affect booksellers located in the areas that have become scenes of violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mekkiayah Jacobs: New York City Needs to Care For Its Homeless

Every year, Girls Write Now provides the opportunity for mentees to be published in a book form; in recent years, the print edition has been produced by Dutton, and the digital edition by the Feminist Press. Taking Our Place in History: The Girls Write Now 2020 Anthology invites you to witness... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-20 08:47:16 UTC ]
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Jenny Parrott pens lockdown thriller for Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Stay Home, a "twisty, timely" commercial thriller from Point Blank publishing director Jenny Parrott, who will be writing under the name Ava Pierce. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 21:32:23 UTC ]
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