NDP Scores with NBA’s New Direction

The National Book Foundation’s new National Book Award for Translated Literature made a real difference for New Directions Publishing, whose book 'The Emissary,' written by Yoko Tawada and translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani, won the inaugural prize. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knights Of scores two middle-grade novels from Kelly Yang

Independent publisher Knights Of has acquired Front Desk and Three Keys, the first two middle-grade novels in the Front Desk series by US author Kelly Yang. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 14:02:24 UTC ]
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Of course Clea DuVall will direct a show based on Tegan and Sara’s memoir.

Thank you, universe: We’re getting a queer Canadian grunge-era comedy series about Tegan and Sara Quin directed by Clea DuVall, and there’s literally nothing I can do to make that sentence better. The show will be based on High School, the sisters’ memoir of their adolescence in Calgary,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 18:12:12 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Wenger shoots and scores

Arsène Wenger's My Life in Red and White (W&N) blazed into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction top spot, with the audiobook earning more listeners than the Kindle edition in its first week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 23:02:25 UTC ]
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2020 NBA Finalists Announced

The finalists for the National Book Awards in five categories have been named, and the winner in each category will be announced at a virtual ceremony in New York City on November 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 NBA Longlists Announced This Week

This week, the National Book Foundation is announcing the 2020 National Book Award longlists, from young people's literature to fiction, Wednesday through Friday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK scores with novel from Ian Wright

Scholastic UK has acquired Striking Out, a novel for children based on the life of footballer Ian Wright. The title is written by Wright in partnership with Musa Okwonga. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 21:16:33 UTC ]
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Blackstock to direct Grove Press UK

Peter Blackstock has been appointed to the role of publisher at Atlantic Books imprint Grove Press UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-08 02:25:26 UTC ]
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To get into college, they lied about test scores, talent and even race

Melissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz detail the fraud behind the Varsity Blues admissions scandal. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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CUP scores slim revenue rise despite Covid-19 hit

Cambridge University Press saw sales at £336m in the year to end April 2020, a rise of 2.8% (2% at constant currency). However operating profits fell 3.3% to £23.6m, compared to £24.4m in 2019. CUP said it had seen "strong" growth during the first 11 months of the year, before disruption to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 15:46:19 UTC ]
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World's Worst Parents scores hat-trick in the charts top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has topped the UK Official Top 50 for a third week running, selling 32,013 copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 02:42:45 UTC ]
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Century scores Southgate's 'inspirational life lessons'

PRH imprint Century is publishing an "inspirational book of life lessons" for young people and parents by England football manager Gareth Southgate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-16 20:09:24 UTC ]
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'Know your audience and be direct,' Black Girls Book Club founders urge M&P delegates

Marketers and publicists have been encouraged to know their audience and be "direct" and "transparent" in their approach, in a keynote at The Bookseller's marketing and publicity virtual conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 06:40:23 UTC ]
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Cassell scores Shaun Williamson's quiz journey

Octopus imprint Cassell has scored a journey into the world of quizzing by actor Shaun Williamson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 16:28:56 UTC ]
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Sigrid Nunez Returns After Her NBA Win

In 'What Are You Going Through,' the follow-up novel to Nunez's National Book Award winner 'The Friend,' the novelist looks at friendship and life near the end with her signature mix of gravitas and humor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to make the direct sales process easier and quicker

In 2017, we came to a realization: Our jobs should be easier. We worked on opposite ends of the advertising and media buying process. Lynn came from the buy side as a digital media manager at Macy’s, who had also previously handled agency work. Mollie was on the sales side, working at AdTheorent... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-06-11 15:19:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Eddo-Lodge scores a non-fiction double

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has topped both of Amazon Charts' non-fiction rankings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 23:13:12 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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Amazon Charts: Wicks and Rooney score a hat-trick

For a third week running, Joe Wicks' Wean in 15 (Bluebird) and Sally Rooney's Normal People (Faber) have topped the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold categories for the week ending 17th May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 23:05:04 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Rooney scores a blinder

Sally Rooney's Normal People (Faber) has soared six places up the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction chart to score the number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 17:09:49 UTC ]
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