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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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

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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 06:49:34 UTC ]
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The Two Lives of One Woman: On Guzel Yakhina’s “Zuleikha”

WHEN I WAS a student in Perm, Russia, my university friend told me that her grandparents were kulaks. The term dates back to the era of collectivization, a harsh agrarian reform that took place in the Soviet Union between the late 1920s and the early ’30s. Hitherto privately owned land and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-14 18:00:21 UTC ]
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MCB buys festive trio from Alex T Smith

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought three full-colour gift titles written and illustrated by Alex T Smith. Editorial director Gaby Morgan bought world rights in all languages from Alison Eldred at Arena Illustration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:23:43 UTC ]
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Barbara Taylor Bradford pens prequel to A Woman of Substance for HarperCollins

Barbara Taylor Bradford has written a prequel to her bestselling 1979 novel A Woman of Substance, to be published by HarperCollins in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 16:49:46 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other sells in 21 deals with TV auction underway

Following Bernardine Evaristo’s historic Booker Prize win, translation rights to her novel Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) have been snapped up in 21 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Woman Who Brought Dostoevsky and Chekhov to English Readers

My first publication was a translation, not something I wrote myself. It was an essay in Greek about the poet C.P. Cavafy for a literary anthology of that kind of thing. Before taking up Modern Greek I had spent thousands of hours of my youth translating Homer for my studies—probably too many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-12 09:50:58 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Kids bags diverse series trio

Bloomsbury Children’s has made three acquisitions centred around diversity which will "up-end the content stereotypes of series for young readers". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 18:04:27 UTC ]
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Shafak novel one of a trio picked up by Netflix

Netflix has announced three new screen literary adaptations, including one rework based on Elif Shafak’s The Forty Rules of Love (Penguin), as its vice-president for international originals, Kelly Luegenbiehl, said the company wants to partner with publishers, not compete against them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Woman Confronted Her Rapist 14 Years Later. Here’s What He Said.

In her memoir “Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl,” Jeannie Vanasco seeks answers to her trauma. Continue reading at The New York Times

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These Canadian Publishers Know It’s a Woman’s World

Canada’s women-led publishers are in a unique position to make more diverse voices heard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Once again, Tracy Chevalier finds inspiration in an unsung woman from history

Chevalier’s new novel, ‘A Single Thread,’ tells the tale of a woman who embroiders cushions for a grand British cathedral. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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OUP investigates possible update to definition of 'woman'

Oxford University Press editors are investigating a possible update to its definition of "woman", after an online survey, which has almost 30,000 signatures, branded the definitions used as "sexist".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Her name is Chanel Miller, not ‘unconscious intoxicated woman’ in the Stanford assault case

Miller, who addressed her assaulter in court, has written a memoir called "Know My Name." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-05 18:42:59 UTC ]
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Moran and James make Richard and Judy Book Club summer reading list

Caitlin Moran and Peter James are among the authors on Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan's latest Book Club summer selections.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 17:20:56 UTC ]
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Chicago’s first black woman-owned bookstore is open for business

Semicolon—a vibrant new bookstore, community space, and gallery for Chicago’s street art scene—opened its doors on Tuesday with a party and mural unveiling. The store is just one of a handful of woman-owned bookstores in Chicago and its only bookstore owned by a black woman. An author... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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