New Ijeoma Oluo title to launch Basic Books UK

Basic Books UK, John Murray Press' new imprint, has acquired Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power by Ijeoma Oluo to publish as its first title in 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-22 20:18:01 UTC ]
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Crikey’s silence deafening as Guy Rundle launches new book | Weekly Beast

The site hasn’t published anything by its correspondent-at-large since he was roundly condemned for a piece about Brittany Higgins. Plus: News Corp at odds with the press councilFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-07 02:47:34 UTC ]
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Focus on the Family Launches Fiction Titles

The first three titles under the Focus Fiction label will be acquired and edited by Jerry B. Jenkins and will be published this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Illustrated children’s biography of King Charles hits No 1 on UK book chart

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara’s book, illustrated by Matt Hunt, is the first of the Little People, Big Dreams series to top the standingsA children’s biography of King Charles III has topped the UK book chart before the coronation on 6 May.Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara’s King Charles is part of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-05 09:57:25 UTC ]
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QUIZ: Can You Decode These Book Titles Scrambled by Google Translate?

Take this quiz to find out if you can choose the real book title after it's been scrambled by Google Translate. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-05-04 10:33:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: New Data on UK Readers of Translated Fiction

The Booker Prize Foundation reveals a Nielsen study's data on consumers of translated fiction in the United Kingdom. The post London Book Fair: New Data on UK Readers of Translated Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-19 03:19:31 UTC ]
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Ingram U.K. Wholesale Division Adds Titles from IPS UK

The addition of titles from Ingram's U.K. distribution arm to its newly launched wholesale business will expand the number of titles available through IW UK and give titles carried by IPS access to IW UK’s customer base. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ComiXology Veterans David Steinberger and Chip Mosher Launch Comic Book Publishing Company

DSTLRY will focus on premium comics and collectibles with a resellable digital marketplace that "redefines" the creator-owned business structure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 2.7% Last Week, Driven by Early Easter, New Dog Man Title

An early Easter and sales of more than 225,000 copies of the newest edition in Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man series combined to increase unit sales of print books by 2.7% last week over the comparable week in 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Prize: 172 Titles Submitted for the 2023 Competition

The 2023 German Book Prize program has drawn submissions from 111 publishers based in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. The post German Book Prize: 172 Titles Submitted for the 2023 Competition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-04 18:54:52 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: Sputnik's radio tech launched a revolution in bird migration research

"Birds fly South for the winter and North for the summer," has historically proven to be only slightly less reliable a maxim than the sun always rising in the East and setting in the West. Humanity has been fascinated by the comings and goings of our avian neighbors for millennia, but the why's... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-04-02 14:30:53 UTC ]
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Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales

In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks' growth slowed. The post Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-03-22 12:42:13 UTC ]
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Bank Street Launches Margaret Wise Brown Board Book Award

The Center for Children's Literature at Bank Street College held a virtual event for the inaugural Margaret Wise Brown Board Book Award on March 9. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Slipped Last Week as DeSantis Title Topped the Charts

A small decline in print book sales last week came despite a 6.7% increase in adult fiction sales and a strong showing for 'The Courage to Be Free' by Florida governor Ron DeSantis, which was the top-selling book for the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Why one children’s books editor turned down Roald Dahl titles | Letter

Sue Bradley on her conversation with the late Marni Hodgkin about the ‘malicious quality’ to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant PeachRe the letters criticising Roald Dahl’s works (Roald Dahl’s mean and nasty books don’t deserve all this attention, 23 February), in an oral... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-01 17:24:42 UTC ]
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Stormzy’s #Merky Books launches literature festival to ‘inspire young creatives’

The grime star said he was ‘proud’ to offer the two-day event headlined by Wretch 32, John Agard and Malorie BlackmanA free festival from Stormzy’s #Merky Books imprint, headlined by musician Wretch 32, poet John Agard and former children’s laureate Malorie Blackman, will aim to demystify... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-27 11:15:55 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org to Sell E-books, Publish First Print Title

Andy Hunter, Bookshop.org CEO, told 'PW' that the online retailer is developing an e-book platform for indie bookstores from scratch, and will launch it in beta late this year. In addition, the company is publishing its first book, a collection by Lydia Davis, who did not want her book available... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hillman Grad Books, Lena Waithe's Zando Imprint, Announces Inaugural Titles

Elaine U. Cho’s debut sci-fi novel 'Ocean’s Godori,' Johanna Hedva’s essay collection 'How to Tell When We Will Die,' and Jay Leslie’s picture book 'What I Must Tell The World' are slated for publication in 2024. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Prince Harry’s Spare is fastest-selling nonfiction book since UK records began

First week of the controversial memoir’s sales breaks official UK records reports Nielsen, Guinness World Records and WaterstonesPrince Harry’s Spare has sold almost half a million copies in the UK in its first week on sale, making it the fastest-selling nonfiction book since records... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-17 16:13:57 UTC ]
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Despite leaks, Prince Harry’s memoir is the UK’s fastest selling nonfiction title ever.

You don’t really have to do much at this point to absorb passages from Prince Harry’s public therapy tell-all trauma dump, Spare. So much of what’s in the book has already appeared in interviews, profiles and, thanks to a very aggressive British press, as actual text on the internet. Despite the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-12 15:22:07 UTC ]
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Prince Harry’s autobiography Spare is UK’s fastest-selling nonfiction book

The memoir, which includes claims Prince William attacked him, records figures of 400,000 on its first day Prince Harry’s autobiography has become the UK’s fastest-selling nonfiction book ever, recording figures of 400,000 on its first day on sale.The controversial memoir Spare has made... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-10 19:17:17 UTC ]
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