New Mark Haddon novel set for May 2019

Vintage imprint Chatto & Windus will next year publish Mark Haddon's first novel in seven years - The Porpoise, an "ambitious and dazzling" novel based on the epic tale of Pericles, Prince of Tyre. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Mark Haddon novel set for May 2019

Vintage imprint Chatto & Windus will next year publish Mark Haddon's first novel in seven years - The Porpoise, an "ambitious and dazzling" novel based on the epic tale of Pericles, Prince of Tyre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Haddon pledges all future US royalties to abortion rights groups

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time author said his choice was ‘pretty instant’ after the supreme court overturned Roe v WadeAuthor Mark Haddon is to donate all future royalties from US sales of his bestselling book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time to the National... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-14 13:48:26 UTC ]
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Mark Richards to set up Swift Press with Profile's Diana Broccardo

John Murray publisher Mark Richards is co-founding a new publishing company with Diana Broccardo, commercial director of Profile Books, called Swift Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 04:45:37 UTC ]
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Maker’s Mark: Hobby and Craft Books 2019–2020

New titles show how working with one’s hands can be good for the psyche, the soul, and the environment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Haddon’s ‘The Porpoise’ sounds like homework. It’s actually fantastic.

The novel, based on a Greek legend, could have been a postmodern mess if it weren’t for Haddon’s skill as a storyteller. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: J.J. and Chris Grabenstein Collaborate to Mark Individuality

“I’ve written 58 books and J.J. always reads them first,” says Chris Grabenstein, who refers to his wife, J.J., as his “secret weapon.” That will change this fall when J.J.’s name appears alongside his on their debut middle grade novel, 'Shine!' (Random House, Nov.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: William Kent Krueger Follows in the Footsteps of Mark Twain

Inspired by Twain’s tales, Krueger decided to write about young people, desperate to swap corruption for freedom, who embark on a turbulent river journey. The resulting standalone novel, 'This Tender Land' (Atria, Sept.), combines outdoor exploits and a meditation on the human condition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Amazon Publishing Marks Its First 10 Years

Almost exactly 10 years ago, in May 2009, Amazon expanded from selling books to publishing them as well with the launch of Amazon Encore, a publishing program for promising self-published books and out-of-print works from major houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IBPA University 2019 Receives High Marks

The Independent Book Publishers Association lived up to its motto of “helping each other achieve and succeed” during this year’s IBPA University. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Resign from Facebook': experts offer Mark Zuckerberg advice for 2019

The CEO sets himself a personal challenge every new year. But after a bruising 12 months, what should he do next? When Mark Zuckerberg began his annual “personal challenges” in 2009, he set the bar pretty low: he dressed like an adult every day for a year. Subsequent challenges were squarely in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Horrid Henry book to mark series' 25th anniversary in 2019

Francesca Simon is publishing a new Horrid Henry book in 2019 with Hachette Children's Group as part of the series' 25th birthday celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Sets Show Dates in 2019 and 2020 for March

After conducting a survey, the London Book Fair found that attendees preferred that the show be held in March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dear Zoo campaign set to mark 35th anniversary

Macmillan Children's Books (MCB) is launching a campaign, including new publishing and a partnership with London Zoo, to mark 2017 being the 35th anniversary of Rod Campbell’s Dear Zoo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How a feminist anthology taught me that outsiders can pull together | Mark Haddon

I grew up on a diet of Carry On films, Benny Hill and my parents’ Daily Telegraph. The Spare Rib Reader helped me articulate an unease that I had felt for as long as I could rememberTo be honest, I can’t remember a single thing about the contents of this book. Mind you, that’s true of many books... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“Set the terms of your struggle:” The Cal Poly Humboldt Commune Speaks

This interview was edited for clarity and length and a shorter version originally appeared in the print edition of The New York War Crimes. The… Continue reading at The New Inquiry

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'Harry Potter' set at an HBCU? LaDarrion Williams wrote the book he always wanted to read

'Blood at the Root,' LaDarrion Williams' first novel in a three-book deal — a series that centers on a Black boy in a YA fantasy saga — is the kind of fiction he wishes existed when he was a kid. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-05-03 10:00:51 UTC ]
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7 Short Story Collections Set in Nigeria

I have always loved the versatility of the short story, how it can so easily take on the forms of other things. There are playlist short stories, recipe short stories, diary and epistolary-style short stories. There are flash fiction stories, short short stories, and long short stories that... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2024-04-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Marks 100 Years with Back-to-Back Celebrations

On April 8 and 9, Simon & Schuster hosted two star-studded centenary fetes in New York City to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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