On Harper Lee, Pre-orders, and Book Product

Go Set a Watchman has become a major hit in a year that needed one and raises questions about American society and its publishing and reading culture. The post On Harper Lee, Pre-orders, and Book Product appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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To Kill a Mockingbird sequel Harper Collins most pre-ordered book

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee to be released in July, 55 years after publication of Pulitzer Prize winning bookHarper Lee’s eagerly anticipated To Kill a Mockingbird sequel, Go Set a Watchman, has become the most pre-ordered book in publisher Harper Collins’ history.Robert Thomson, chief... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Southern murder trial inspired Harper Lee's 'lost' book. 'Furious Hours' reexamines it

It was one of the publishing events of the millennium so far: the publication of Harper Lee’s second book in 2015, more than half a century after “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Actually, though it was set two decades after “Mockingbird,” “Go Set a Watchman” had been written before — it was the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Retail wars begin as The Book of Dust shoots to number one in pre-order charts

Less than 24 hours after the announcement that Philip Pullman is to release a new epic fantasy series entitled The Book of Dust, the first volume has shot to number one in Amazon's bestseller charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Postcapitalism, Tolkien and Harper Lee: the big books news of 2015

Our annual review of the site’s most popular book stories puts Paul Mason’s utopian futurology ahead of perenially popular authorsThe living room carpet is covered in needles, the potato salad covered in mould: as we heave ourselves up out of the year that’s gone and prepare to belly-flop our... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Harper Lee's new book: Atticus Finch as a racist?

'Go Set a Watchman': "The question of Atticus's racism is one of the most important and critical elements in this novel..." wrote HarperCollins, the new book's publisher.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Readers rush for new Harper Lee book

Amazon says Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman is the most pre-ordered title since the final Harry Potter book as the first chapter is published online. Continue reading at BBC News

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Fourth Fifty Shades book whips up unprecedented pre-ordering frenzy

The new instalment – this time written from Christian Grey’s perspective and published on 18 June – is set to dominate the publishing world once againIn July 2012, as the irresistible cultural tidal wave that was the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy was still swelling to its extraordinary peak, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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More Harper Lee puzzles: another lost book and an investigation closed

An Alabama family says Lee was working on another book based on true crime cases, while the state of Alabama says it recently closed an investigation about the author. Lee is publishing a new book, 'Go Set a Watchman,' later this year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Harper Lee 'happy as hell' with book reaction

Harper Lee has said she is “alive and kicking and happy as hell” with the reaction to her new book. Cornerstone division William Heinemann announced on Tuesday (3rd February) that it would publish Go Set a Watchman, a novel written by Lee before she penned To Kill a Mockingbird and featuring... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Go Set a Watchman': more discussion, questions about 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee's new book

It was recently announced that 'To Kill a Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, who famously only released her classic novel, will publish a second book this summer. 'If you read the book ... only Harper Lee could have written this novel,' said Jonathan Burnham, senior vice president and publisher of... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Mixed reactions to Harper Lee book

News an unpublished novel by Harper Lee is to be released more than 50 years after To Kill a Mockingbird causes a "trade frenzy" and concern over how it has come to be published. Continue reading at BBC News

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Harper Lee says she didn't cooperate with new book 'The Mockingbird Next Door'

Lee says that 'as long as I am alive any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a falsehood,' while author Marja Mills tells the Monitor, 'Nelle Harper Lee and Alice F. Lee were aware I was writing this book.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First It Was Books. Now Amazon Has Frozen Warner Bros. DVD Pre-Orders

Amazon's war on content providers has apparently opened up another front. While the online behemoth is still embroiled in a dispute with Hachette that has led to the removal of the ability to pre-order that publisher's titles on the site, it now seems upcoming DVD and Blu-ray releases from... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Samsung is taking pre-orders on its Ativ Book 9 Lite

Samsung announced this morning that it is taking pre-orders on its Ativ Book 9 Lite notebook PC, which was first announced on June 20. One of the most interesting features of the new notebook is the custom AMD CPU, which Samsung is describing as a “white-label” quad core. “It’s something we... Continue reading at PC World

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Harper Lee tops World Book Night pick

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is the most popular title among the public to be given away as part of World Book Night 2012. The organisation launched a public vote last month asking people to vote for the titles they... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harper Lee tops World Book Night picks

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird has been voted the most popular title to be given away as part of World Book Night 2012. The organisation launched a public vote last month asking people to vote for the titles they... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Confusion Over a Book About Harper Lee

The author of a forthcoming book about the ever-private Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," insisted on Friday that she had the cooperation of Ms. Lee, two days after Ms. Lee released a statement through her lawyer denying that she had cooperated. Continue reading at The New York Times

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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alice Lee, sister of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, is mourned by fellow church members and friends

Alice Lee was a key figure in Marja Mills's recent bestseller 'The Mockingbird Next Door.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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