Pascoe, Norton, Osman and Sharma among BBC2's Between the Covers celebrity authors

Sara Pascoe, Graham Norton, Richard Osman and Babita Sharma are among the authors confirmed to be making appearances on BBC2's new book club programme "Between the Covers", hosted by Sara Cox.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 16:56:27 UTC ]
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Celebrate Juneteenth with 7 of our favorite recipes from African American cookbook and other celebrated authors

Celebrating Juneteenth? June 19, or "Juneteenth," commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. We've compiled 7 favorite recipes from African American authors, including Rufus Estes, the first African American chef to publish a cookbook, Dr. George Washington Carver and Maya Angelou.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Iraj Pezeshkzad, celebrated Iranian satirist and author of ‘My Uncle Napoleon,’ dies

His 1973 novel "My Uncle Napoleon," affectionately skewering the foibles of his countrymen and women in the decades before the Islamic Revolution, became one of the most phenomenally popular works of modern Persian literature. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-19 04:45:33 UTC ]
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New Librarian-Moderated Author Series to Celebrate AAPI Voices

The AAPI Communities in Conversation series launches on January 4 at 1 p.m. ET. The series is a joint effort between the University of South Carolina's Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Penguin Random House Library Marketing, with additional media support from Publishers Weekly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Greg Tate, Celebrated Author, Critic, Musician, Dies at 64

Greg Tate, acclaimed author, journalist, cultural critic, musician, activist, and professor, died on December 7 in New York City. He was 64. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors support Women's Prize Trust's T-shirt celebration of female icons

Authors including Elizabeth Day, June Sarpong and Dolly Alderton are among those supporting a new T-shirt initiative to spotlight iconic female writers, launched by the Women's Prize Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-14 18:47:39 UTC ]
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The Phantom Tollbooth Author Norton Juster Has Died at 91

Norton Juster, architect and author of the beloved children's book The Phantom Tollbooth, has passed away. Here is the legacy he has left. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-10 16:54:56 UTC ]
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Richard Osman becomes first debut author to land Christmas No 1

The Thursday Murder Club sees off titles by Barack Obama and David Walliams in chaotic week for Britain’s book tradeRichard Osman’s cosy mystery about a group of elderly sleuths, The Thursday Murder Club, has become the first debut novel ever to become the Christmas No 1, selling a remarkable... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-22 15:00:18 UTC ]
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BBC2's Between the Covers book choices unveiled

Matt Haig's latest novel, The Midnight Library (Canongate), and Bolu Babalola's story collection Love in Colour (Headline) are among the seven books that will be featured on the new BBC2 book club programme "Between the Covers", hosted by Sara Cox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-08 09:58:36 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Celebrating Books and Authors Online

As the coronavirus panedmic rages on, BookExpo and BookCon are offering six days of virtual book programming in lieu of an in-person show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood, Haig and Kay join National Theatre's celebration of authors

Margaret Atwood, Matt Haig and Adam Kay will all take part in the National Theatre's upcoming Authors of Stage series celebrating authors across the world.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 09:38:02 UTC ]
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HQ brings together 24 authors and celebrates second anniversary

HQ celebrated 24 of its crime authors with a Crime Fiction Showcase, coinciding with the second anniversary of the imprint. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kerr picture book cover revealed as author turns 95

HarperCollins Children’s Books has revealed the cover of Judith Kerr’s new picture book to celebrate the author’s 95th birthday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bold' Penguin Essentials covers celebrated in exhibition

Penguin Random House is launching a new exhibition to showcase 100 "iconic, deliberately bold and thought-provoking" cover designs of its modern classics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding a balance on celebrity authors

Fiona Noble says celebrity and branded books can play a positive role in World Book Day, but publishing needs to invest in career authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Latino Authors Celebrated At Annual Book Awards

The annual International Latino Book Awards celebrated Latino literature and culture in the U.S. in early September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrity authors join World Book Day party

Celebrity authors including “Great British Bake Off” champion Nadiya Hussain, broadcaster and writer Clare Balding OBE, musician and author Tom Fletcher and comedian Julian Clary, are penning titles for next year’s World Book Day (WBD) offering. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage crime authors celebrated with 'killer cocktails'

Vintage hosted an evening of “killer cocktails” on Monday night (18th September) to introduce debut crime writers Emily Koch, D B John and Jo Jakeman in the company of bestselling crime writers such as In A Dark Dark Wood's Ruth Ware. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author J.P. Donleavy, who met scorn and then celebration with 'The Ginger Man,' dies at 91

J.P. Donleavy, the incorrigible Irish American author and playwright whose ribald debut novel "The Ginger Man" met scorn, censorship and eventually celebration as a groundbreaking classic, has died at age 91. Donleavy, a native New Yorker who lived his final years on an estate west of Dublin,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Books at 70: Celebrating Authors, Their Sales and International Rights Success

'Always just a bit sexier and more exciting,' Macmillan's rights-powerhouse Pan Books observe a 70th anniversary with new Golden Pan honors. The post Pan Books at 70: Celebrating Authors, Their Sales and International Rights Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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