NBCC Asks Members to Sign Criticism Equity Pledge

The National Book Critics Circle has asked members to sign a Criticism Equity Pledge, which asks them to dedicate 30% of assignments to books by BIPOC authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio signs Kennedy's memoir on relationship with mother

Hodder Studio has landed Letters from Brenda by Emma Kennedy, a memoir that explores the author's relationship with her mum, inspired by the discovery of 75 lost letters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 23:00:44 UTC ]
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Reaktion signs Ackroyd's English Actor

Reaktion Books has snapped up The English Actor: Medieval to Modern, an “'enticing history'” by Peter Ackroyd.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 01:44:18 UTC ]
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Cornerstone Press signs TikTok star K C Davis in 48-hour pre-empt

Cornerstone Press has signed a “gentle guide to cleaning and organising” from licensed therapist and TikTok creator K C Davis in a 48-hour pre-empt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-11 16:30:08 UTC ]
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Orion signs two more from Rankin in seven-figure deal

Orion has scooped two new John Rebus thrillers by Ian Rankin in a seven-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-08 04:57:21 UTC ]
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Little Island signs Mitchell's middle-grade novel on Ireland's asylum system

Little Island Books has landed Jane Mitchell's "urgently needed" middle-grade novel on Ireland's asylum-seeker accommodation system. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-05 14:22:36 UTC ]
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Mirror Books signs Murphy-Bates on serial killer Port

Mirror Books has signed journalist Sebastian Murphy-Bates' book on serial killer Stephen Port.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-04 10:18:42 UTC ]
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12 books I should have reviewed this year: A critic’s lament

There were too many worthy books, but I had too little time — and, alas, too many excuses. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-28 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate signs 'remarkable and timely' book on borders by Crawford

Canongate has landed James Crawford's The Edge of the Plain, a blend of history, travel writing and reportage tracing the evolution and cultural significance of land borders.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-19 20:30:23 UTC ]
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Liu’s queer adaptation of 'Hamlet' signed by Solaris

A queer sci-fi retelling of Shakespeare’s "Hamlet", The Death I Gave Him by Em X Liu, has been signed by Solaris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-19 15:34:27 UTC ]
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Duckworth signs 'rising star' Shrikanth’s debut

Duckworth has signed Siddarth Shrikanth’s “uniquely accessible debut” on the climate crisis, The Business Case for Nature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-16 02:35:15 UTC ]
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Trailblazing Black feminist and social critic bell hooks dies at 69

She wrote more than 30 books, drawing on history, politics and her own life while examining race, class and gender in America. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-15 17:25:58 UTC ]
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1968 signs first English translation of Becker-Ho's 'immensely important' work

Radical left publishing house 1968 Press has signed the first English translation of Alice Becker-Ho’s “immensely important” The First Ghetto. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 18:56:30 UTC ]
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Greg Tate, Celebrated Author, Critic, Musician, Dies at 64

Greg Tate, acclaimed author, journalist, cultural critic, musician, activist, and professor, died on December 7 in New York City. He was 64. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Dials signs 'searing' book by Stephen Port murder victim's mother

Seven Dials has acquired a "searing account" of a mother's relentless fight for justice for her son who was murdered by serial killer Stephen Port. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-10 05:05:45 UTC ]
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Greg Tate, musician and leading hip-hop generation cultural critic, dies at 64

As a Village Voice critic, he became one of the leading chroniclers of the emergence of hip-hop and had a powerful influence on later critics. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-09 00:26:12 UTC ]
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Charco signs Tenório's Jabuti-winning English debut

Charo Press is to publish Jeferson Tenório's "forceful and timely" novel The Flipside of Skin, which has just been named the 2021 winner of Brazil's most prestigious literary prize, the Jabuti. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 03:05:12 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow signs Gill's debut for younger children

Nosy Crow has landed a "stunning, vibrant" illustrated gift book of ancient Indian fables, retold by poet Nikita Gill in her debut book for younger children, illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 22:50:19 UTC ]
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Who Owns a Recipe? A Plagiarism Claim Has Cookbook Authors Asking.

U.S. copyright law protects all kinds of creative material, but recipe creators are mostly powerless in an age and a business that are all about sharing. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-29 21:11:57 UTC ]
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Canelo signs 'cinematic' saga by debut author Clague

Canelo has landed a historical fiction saga which navigates the fall out of the Great Sheffield Flood, by debut author Joanne Clague. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 10:12:45 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Asked to Rein In Government Pre-Publication Reviews

A petition was filed this week by the Knight First Amendment Institute and the ACLU on behalf of five former government employees, who claim their First Amendment rights are being unreasonably stifled by an expansive and non-transparent review process. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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