New Jessie Burton novel called The Muse

Picador is to publish a new novel by Jessie Burton called The Muse in July 2016.   Set in 1930s Spain and 1960s London, The Muse is the story of a young Caribbean immigrant, a bohemian artist and the mysterious painting that connects them across the decades. Francesca Main at Picador acquired the new novel in a two-book deal with The Miniaturist in March 2013.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Olivia Lomenech Gill to illustrate Jessie Burton’s YA novel

Olivia Lomenech Gill will illustrate Jessie Burton’s upcoming YA novel, Medusa, Bloomsbury Children’s Books has announced as it reveals the first three images. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hayley Atwell to voice Jessie Burton audiobook

Actor Hayley Atwell will narrate the audiobook for The Confession by Jessie Burton, as Picador reveals plans for the launch campaign.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two more Jessie Burton novels to Picador

Picador has acquired the next two novels by Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist and The Muse. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jessie Burton turns her hand to children’s books

Jessie Burton is to pen her first children’s book following success with adults titles The Miniaturist and The Muse. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NUJ backs Impress, calling Ipso a 'pointless so-called regulator'

Union believes alternative regulator is more compliant with Leveson reportThe National Union of Journalists has endorsed Impress, the regulator created as an alternative to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso).In so doing, the NUJ has labelled Ipso, which was set up by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Calling Call Me Ishmael

As chronicled in the Kickstarter video above, the Call Me Ishmael (CMI) project is ingeniously simple: People dial in to 774-325-0503, leave a message about a favorite book, and CMI produces the simplest YouTube video in the world, showing a manual typewriter typing the caller’s words. That’s... Continue reading at Slate

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The IAB Calls Ad Blocking 'Highway Robbery' and Ramps Up Its Call to Arms

Scott Cunningham, svp at the Interactive Advertising Bureau and general manager of the IAB Tech Lab, told Adweek after a press conference today that he's been privy to ad-blocking data from major publishers that have recently begun using software that detects ad blocking. Pressed to characterize... Continue reading at AdWeek

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BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May) that stores could reopen from 15th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rayner and Muse launch Bookselling Research Network

Two academics with a background in bookselling are launching the Bookselling Research Network, an organisation bringing booksellers, researchers and associations together to celebrate and explore bookselling past, present and future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Call the author

Nobody wants a story when they cannot breathe, wrote author Sarah Perry, in a piece published in the Guardian last week, that detailed her passing crisis of confidence with her craft. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Viking wins three-way auction for Langford's farming 'clarion call'

Viking has scooped an “urgent clarion call” for the British farming industry by Sarah Langford in a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McGraw-Hill and Cengage call off planned merger

Publishers McGraw-Hill and Cengage have mutually agreed to call off their planned merger. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McGraw-Hill, Cengage Call Off Merger

The inability to reach an agreement with the government about which divestitures the publishers needed to make to allow the merger to move forward led to the deal being canceled, the companies said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 of This Week’s Most Telling Marketing Stats, From Earnings Calls to a Surge in Fashion Sales

In the midst of all our town halls, Latin dance breaks and golf tournaments on Zoom, April zoomed by at an alarmingly rapid pace. With the calendar turning to May, it's officially Q1 earnings season. Plus, Nielsen dives into what sports fans are watching in the absence of sports. Here are the... Continue reading at AdWeek

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U.K. Booksellers Call for Government Help

With sales at some bookstores down by as much as 80% since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the U.K. Booksellers Association has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer outlining steps the government can take to support the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BA calls on government to support sector with retail space 'furloughing'

The Booksellers Association has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking for a series of measures to support booksellers during the Covid-19 crisis, including allowing retail spaces to be "furloughed" and help to keep the supply chain open.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'This Very Cool Planet We Are Lucky to Call Home'

In her new book, adventurer, filmmaker, and environmental advocate Alison Teal combines a message of self-empowerment with a vital awareness of the climate crisis that is roiling the planet. PW recently caught up with teal to talk about her life of adventure and advocacy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Weldon and Shelley join call for government action on creative industries

PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon and Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley are among more than 400 leading names from the creative industries warning half the UK's creative businesses could be lost due to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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