New Moran trio led by More Than a Woman

Ebury has signed a "major" three-book deal with journalist Caitlin Moran, starting with More Than a Woman—the title Moran feels she was "destined to write", the list said—in 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic-Con: Gal Gadot says her Wonder Woman is 'the Wonder Woman of today'

"The Women Who Kick Ass" panel at San Diego Comic-Con was stocked aplenty with great women who are also great at butt kickin'. They came to discuss women in media, they came to talk about the future roles for females in the genre medium, and they came to tell stories about Gwendoline Christie... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In Sophie Mackintosh’s dystopian ‘Blue Ticket,’ a woman’s fate is determined by lottery

Mackintosh’s “The Water Cure,” longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2018, also dealt with women living restricted lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-30 08:26:14 UTC ]
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Two Roads picks up trio of 'glamorous' social histories

Two Roads has acquired three "glamorous social histories": Maiden Voyages by Siân Evans, The Barbizon by Paulina Bren and Kiki Man Ray by Mark Braude. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 18:44:38 UTC ]
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Led By Donald Trump Books and Race Issues: Summertime US Nonfiction Heats Up

As a trio of books on Donald Trump from Simon & Schuster punctuate the summer lists, titles on racism fill out a soaring sector ahead of the November 3 presidential election. The post Led By Donald Trump Books and Race Issues: Summertime US Nonfiction Heats Up appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-16 16:45:41 UTC ]
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I Am the Faceless Woman on the Cover of Your Novel

POC Book Cover Model I feel the most brown facing a solid, bright background that seduces preteens at the Scholastic fair. My long black-as-licorice braids with their sweet virginal shine beg for pity, are maybe a metaphor for tradition, repression, machismo, all the miserable Mexican girls that... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper’s Bazaar Appoints First Woman of Color as Top Editor

Samira Nasr, a former Vanity Fair fashion director, is leaving Condé Nast to take a key job at Hearst Magazines. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-10 01:35:04 UTC ]
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Harry Hoffman Dies at 92; Led the Expansion of Waldenbooks

In a pre-Amazon world, Mr. Hoffman solidified his company’s stature as the No. 1 book retailer in the United States. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-05 23:22:22 UTC ]
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Norway’s Beat Technology Signs a Denmark Trio for an Audiobook Platform

Today's news marks the next step in Beat Technologies' drive to create bespoke D2C audiobook and ebook platforms for marquee-level publishers. The post Norway’s Beat Technology Signs a Denmark Trio for an Audiobook Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-29 13:48:10 UTC ]
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Meet Nancy Wake, the Most Incredible Woman You’ve Never Heard Of

In the early winter of 1934, an intrepid young woman walked into the London headquarters of the Hearst Newspaper Group faced with two choices—return to Australia or get a job. She chose the latter and responded to an ad in the newspaper looking for freelance journalists. Having traveled much of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Valeria Luiselli named first woman to win Rathbones Folio Prize

Valeria Luiselli has won the £30,00 Rathbones Folio Prize for her "fiercely imaginative" autobiographical work of fiction, Lost Children Archive (Fourth Estate), inspired by the author's work with young migrants on the Mexico-US border. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:59:06 UTC ]
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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:43:54 UTC ]
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William Collins signs Emre's history of 'woman'

William Collins has signed a “bold and sweeping” history of the concept of woman from Oxford University associate professor Merve Emre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:15:07 UTC ]
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Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other screen rights won by Potboiler

Bernardine Evaristo’s Booker winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) is being adapted for the screen by “The Constant Gardener” creators Potboiler Television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reasons to Read ‘The Woman on the Windowsill’ (shelftalker)

A powerful academic history by a middle grade fantasy author casts a revealing light. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Dear Oxford English Dictionary: “bitch” is not a synonym for “woman.”

More than 31,000 people have signed a petition calling on Oxford University Press to change the Oxford Dictionaries’ definition of “woman,” which includes “bitch” as a synonym and lists examples of usage that show men denigrating women. The campaign, created by Maria Beatrice Giovanardi, has... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-03 19:55:02 UTC ]
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Clearwater company fills its CMO position after three years — and for the first time, it's a woman

Digital Media Solutions, a Clearwater based company, has hired its first ever female chief marketing officer. Kathy Bryan has been hired for the CMO position, rising from a previous role within the company's marketing department. “Kathy Bryan represents everything DMS stands for,” DMS CEO... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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How the conservative revolution led to the Trump-Kushner oligarchy

Andrea Bernstein traces the rise of two families amid a changing political landscape. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Roxane Gay’s favorite book of 2019 was Girl, Woman, Other.

From the fog of a so-far-extremely-cursed 2020, do you even remember 2019 anymore? The albino panda? 30 to 50 feral hogs? The US women’s national soccer team at the World Cup? What else even happened? Roxane Gay is here to remind us with this recap, which also lists her favorite books of the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-06 16:40:23 UTC ]
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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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