Newsletter: Book Club | Join George Takei on Sept. 10

Actor George Takei shares "They Called Us Enemy" with L.A. Times Book Club readers Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-04 14:00:30 UTC ]
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Save the Trees: Print Books on Straw Rather than Paper

Yann Martel and Alice Munro are working with Canopy, an environmental charity, to highlight forest-saving Second Harvest paper made from straw rather than trees. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UIT Cambridge buys Devon's Green Books

UIT Cambridge has bought Devon-based publisher Green Books for an undisclosed sum. Green Books... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pichon wins Blue Peter Book Award

Schoolchildren from across the country have chosen Tom Gates: Genius Ideas, Mostly by Liz Pichon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Teenagers' book choices 'too easy'

Teenagers are selecting "easier reads" in their book choices, rather than more challenging classics, according to a survey published for World Book Day. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloody Sunday books win Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize

Two books about the events of Bloody Sunday have been made joint winners of the Christopher Ewart... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Houghton Mifflin Pulls Another Jonah Lehrer Book From Stores

Following the scandal over Jonah Lehrer's book "Imagine" last year, Houghton Mifflin has pulled his earlier bestseller "How We Decided" from stores, citing “significant problems" with the book. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Critics Circle Awards go to 'Billy Lynn,' 'Far From the Tree'

The National Book Critics Circle honored works such as 'Far From the Tree' by Andrew Solomon and 'The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson' by Robert Caro during their 2012 awards ceremony. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books comes to India with an updated Android app in tow

Google Play Books has been on a slow world tour that hasn't given Asia much love. Google is addressing that regional deficit in grand fashion today by launching its digital bookshop in India. The collection includes the expected blend of local and international titles, although the Books... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown and Conville & Walsh join forces

Curtis Brown has bought a 50% stake in fellow agency Conville & Walsh. Conville & Walsh... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author Patricia MacLachlan honors Newtown residents with new book

MacLachlan, author of 'Sarah, Plain and Tall,' said she was inspired to write a picture book after talking with her friend, an illustrator who lives in Newtown. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nudging UK Book Discovery Toward the Mainstream

By focusing on movie tie-ins and visual curation, UK app developers of The Nudge List hope to attract book buyers not accustomed to using traditional book sites. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hugh Dennis book to Headline

Headline has acquired the first book from TV and radio comedian Hugh Dennis, star of "Mock... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book sales boosted by half-term break

Sales of books for children surged in the UK last week, as schools broke for the spring half-term... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top German Booksellers + Bertelsmann + Telekom = Mega E-book Project

This Friday, booksellers Thalia, Weltbild, Hugendubel, as well as Bertelsmann and Deutsche Telekom, promise to announce a "really big new project in ebooks and e-reading." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PublishNews Brazil: More Megastores Opening, Workers Get Book Vouchers

The dominant Brazilian bookstore chains continue to open new megastores, the government is issuing 18.8m workers vouchers to spend on books, and Abril Educação is prepping its IPO. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oddest Book Title shortlist revealed

Six contenders including Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop and Was Hitler Ill? are in the running for the Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emue Books Brings Francophone Literature (and Fairness) Down Under

Emue Books is a new Australian publisher with an unexpected mission: publishing Francophone literature and reviving "fairness" in publishing. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing the 2012 L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The finalists for the 33rd L.A. Times Book Prizes were announced Thursday morning. Two authors -- Margaret Atwood and Kevin Starr -- will also receive special recognition. This post has been updated; see below for details. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author gets 7-figure book deal

A debut author who graduated from the celebrated Iowa Writers' Workshop has a seven-figure book deal.HarperCollins announced Wednesday that it will publish Erika Johansen's Queen of the Tearling, a fantasy trilogy inspired in part by Barack Obama.A person with knowledge of the negotiations said... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six picked for oddest book title shortlist

A shortlist of six titles has been chosen for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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