'Orphan Black' is returning as a ten-episode audiobook series

A little under two years after its five-season run ended on BBC America, Orphan Black is returning with a bang, and probably loads more sound effects. Fiction publishing startup Serial Box is reviving the beloved sci-fi show this summer as a ten-epis... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

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Nan Shepherd Prize for underrepresented voices in nature writing returns

The Nan Shepherd Prize is returning this month, coinciding with the publication of Small Bodies of Water by the prize's inaugural winner, Nina Mingya Powles.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 18:40:15 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: BLACK LOVE MATTERS edited by Jessica P. Pryde

Check out the cover of BLACK LOVE MATTERS edited by Jessica P. Pryde, an upcoming essay anthology that celebrates and examines Black romance. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-06 10:40:00 UTC ]
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WLT Book Buzz Episode #2 - Reading History: Partition, the Tulsa Race Massacre, Bold Women & More

News and Events In this second episode of WLT Book Buzz, Laura Hernandez & Bunmi Ishola cover 42 books that connect with history. Find out what they read this summer and why these books should be on your shelf. Partition, World War II, the Tulsa Race... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-08-04 15:40:39 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Will Return to the Office in October

Beginning October 4, employees in HarperCollins's New York City and Princeton locations will begin reporting to the office two to three days a week, as part of a hybrid model that CEO Brian Murray called part of a four-month pilot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The eviction moratorium, the child tax credit, and the episodic poverty news cycle

Last week, the Biden administration called on Congress to extend a federal ban on evictions that health officials implemented last year as a response to the pandemic, citing the White House’s view that a recent Supreme Court ruling prohibited it from taking unilateral action. On Friday—with the... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-08-03 12:35:32 UTC ]
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The 3 best new audiobooks to listen to in August

For your playlist: A Vietnam memoir, a well-paced mystery and a sweeping tale of Purdue Pharma’s misdeeds. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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An all-Black musical was a Broadway smash — and then was mostly forgotten

“Shuffle Along” brought Black and White audiences together, writes Caseen Gaines. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Wimbledon BookFest returns in September with Faulks, Margolyes and Rani

Wimbledon BookFest is returning in September for its second in-person festival in 2021, featuring more than 40 live events with speakers such as Sebastian Faulks (pictured), Miriam Margolyes and Anita Rani. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-29 10:16:42 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK buys Edinburgh indie Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher Black & White Publishing as part of its long-term strategy for growth.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 19:25:22 UTC ]
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S&S Children's picks up graphic novel series from Abdo and Patterson

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired a three-book graphic novel series, Barb The Brave, by animators and childhood friends Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 22:30:30 UTC ]
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9 Funny Chapter Book Series That Will Keep Kids Giggling

These funny chapter book series will have kids laughing out loud as they flip the pages. Make sure to have the sequels ready! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-19 10:40:00 UTC ]
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McCall Smith on board for new indie Manderley's series

New indie publisher Manderley Press is publishing a series of forgotten or out-of-print books inspired by buildings, houses, places or landmarks, starting with Robert Louis Stevenson's Edinburgh with an introduction from Alexander McCall Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 20:15:52 UTC ]
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Audiobooks: Denmark’s Saga Egmont Partners With Spain’s Roca Editorial

The digital arm of Lindhardt & Ringhof, Saga Egmont further expands its efforts to penetrate the Spanish-language audiobook market. The post Audiobooks: Denmark’s Saga Egmont Partners With Spain’s Roca Editorial appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-14 17:45:23 UTC ]
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LoveAudio campaign returns with online events

#LoveAudio, the Publishers Association's annual audiobook campaign, will return for a fifth year this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-10 01:47:32 UTC ]
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Society of Young Publishers mentorship scheme returns

The Society of Young Publishers has opened submissions for its mentorship programme for the second year running, inviting aspiring publishers living in the UK or Ireland to apply. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 11:10:18 UTC ]
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Aisling Fowler | 'I wanted to feel I was in a good place with the series before the books came out'

Aisling Fowler was watching her husband play a video game when inspiration for the heroine of her début novel first came to her. “He’s very keen to stress that he’s not a gamer,” she laughs, talking to me over video call from Sydney, where said husband is currently working. The female main... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andy Serkis records Lord of the Rings audiobooks for HarperCollins

HarperCollins is releasing a new unabridged audiobook of J R R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings in three parts in September, read by Andy Serkis, who starred as Gollum in the blockbuster movies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 11:53:26 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Black British Lives Matter essay collection with Henry and Ryder

Faber is to publish Black British Lives Matter, a collection of essays commissioned by Lenny Henry and Marcus Ryder. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 12:11:51 UTC ]
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Children's Bookshow announces series of 15 live events this autumn

The Children's Bookshow charity has announced it will be returning to theatres across the country this autumn with a series of 15 live events featuring authors, poets and illustrators, including Michael Rosen and Val Bloom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pietsch Reveals HBG Hybrid Plan to Return to Office

Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Piestch revealed plans for staff to return to work at HBG offices in September under a hybrid working model. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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