NYRB Revisits Two Big Books by William Gaddis

This fall, New York Review Books will publish new editions of two major works by the late postmodernist author William Gaddis, 'JR' and 'The Recognitions.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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12 Worthy Big Book Holders for Textbooks and Other Large Books

If you are in need of a book stand worthy of your large and heavy books, here are the big book holders of your dreams. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-18 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 15:02:06 UTC ]
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Books: Talking to William T. Vollman and more book news

Welcome to the books newsletter! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, L.A. Times books editor, and this is what’s going on in books this week. THE BIG STORY William T. Vollmann writes big, ambitious journalism — books about poverty, violence, the history of North America — and now, climate change. “Carbon... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Children's and YA Books From the Havana Book Fair

Among the popular children's and YA titles at the Havana Book Fair was a book about child slaves, an amusing collection about being different, and a cookbook for kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Books the U.S. Agencies Are Selling at the Fair: Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Prepare for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair with our roundup of big projects that'll be making the rounds, among them books by Leslie Jamison, Richard Price, Amy Poehler, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Biography Books For Kids To Help Them Dream Big

A collection of the best biography books for kids to help them learn about history’s most fascinating people and dream a bit bigger, including Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonya Sotomayor, illustrated by Lulu Delacre. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-26 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Literati Gets Big Money for Book Boxes

The Austin, Tex.–based book box subscription service has pulled in more than $50 million recently. Here's what's happening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Releases Spark Another Big Book Sales Week

Unit sales of print books jumped 25.7% last week over the first week in February 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Kristin Hannah's 'The Four Winds' was the top-selling title in the week, selling more than 115,000 copies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit

US publishing's Big Five–Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster–have now been named as defendants in an amended class suit originally brought against Amazon alone for anti-competitive behaviour in relation to e-books in the US.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 12:47:23 UTC ]
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Small Acts, Big Impact: 2021 Environmental Books for Young Readers

We spoke with authors and editors of forthcoming biographies about the importance of narrative nonfiction to educate and empower kids and teens about environmental issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Biz Saw Little M&A in 2020, with Some Big Exceptions

Economic uncertainty limited merger and acquisition activity in the book business last year, but there were still a number of significant transactions, including Penguin Random House's planned purchase of Simon & Schuster Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Rodchenkov wins £30K William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Grigory Rodchenkov has won this year's William Hill Sports Book of the Year award for his memoir The Rodchenkov Affair: How I Brought Down Putin’s Secret Doping Empire (W H Allen). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 21:02:42 UTC ]
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Smith to revisit Ancient Egypt in 10-book deal with Bonnier

Bonnier Books UK will publish 10 new books from Wilbur Smith, including a spin-off collection set in the same universe as his 1994 Ancient Egyptian series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 12:38:39 UTC ]
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Revisiting Katherine Paterson on Happy Endings in Children’s Books

In 1988, Katherine Paterson wrote in the Book Review that children need not only the happily-ever-after of fairy tales, but also “proper endings” in which “hope is a yearning, rooted in reality.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-06 10:00:04 UTC ]
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