Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Archer’ aims for profundity but misses

The novel’s self-help aphorisms are superficial when they aren’t simply nonsensical. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-11 07:27:41 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Sorry I Missed You aims true for the top spot

Suzy Krause’s Sorry I Missed You (Lake Union) posted straight to the top of the Bookstat e-book chart for the week ending 6th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 20:33:24 UTC ]
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Paulo Coelho deletes draft of children’s book he was working on with Kobe Bryant.

This is a sad and simple human gesture in the face of death. Within hours of learning Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash, novelist Paulo Coelho—most famous in the US for his 1988 novel The Alchemist—deleted the draft of a children’s book he had been working on with Bryant. As Coelho to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-28 16:12:50 UTC ]
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Paulo Coelho deletes draft of children's book collaboration with Kobe Bryant

Alchemist author says basketball player’s death in helicopter crash means book has ‘lost its reason’Author Paulo Coelho has deleted the draft of a children’s book he was working on with Kobe Bryant, saying that without the basketball player’s contribution, “this book has lost its reason”.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-28 10:57:21 UTC ]
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Turkish translation of Paulo Coelho 'removed mention of Kurdistan'

Publisher and translator express shock that version of Eleven Minutes published in Turkey had reference cutA Turkish publishing house is pulling its translation of the Brazilian author Paulo Coelho’s Eleven Minutes after readers discovered that the translation had removed a reference to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-17 10:34:52 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Four Questions for Paulo Coelho

PW caught up with Coelho ahead of the London Book Fair to ask about his new book, and to get his quick take on the publishing industry today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: 30 Years After 'The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho is Still Making Magic

As his bestselling work turns 30, the internationally revered author is set to publish his new book, 'Hippie.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knopf Nabs New Paulo Coelho Novel

Knopf has acquired the U.S. publishing rights to 'The Spy,' a new novel by Paulo Coelho. The book, by the bestselling author of 'The Alchemist,' is set for a November 22 release. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Paulo Coelho's Best Story' skims surface of author's life

Paulo Coelho's mega-selling novels and memoirs - allegorical, abounding in aphorisms and supplemented by a prolific social-media output - have made him a revered figure for millions of modern-day seekers. The screen version of the Brazilian author's life, a period-hopping attempt to shatter the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Paulo Coelho Tells Publishers "Don't Be Greedy"

At a standing room only session at the Frankfurt Book Fair, bestselling Brazilian author Paula Coelho had a message for publishers: Embrace change. And, lower your ebook prices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeffrey Archer Moves to HC in Three-Book Deal

Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer has moved houses. After publishing with Macmillan's St. Martin's Press imprint, Archer has struck a three-book agreement with HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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If you miss visiting the library, try the Internet Archive’s new virtual browsing tool.

It’s been a bad year for libraries and those who love them. Despite some interesting tech innovations (we could have been cleaning our books with UV rays this whole time!), many temporarily reopened libraries are closing again due to surging COVID numbers and COVID exposures, and many other... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-11 18:26:49 UTC ]
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What 2020 Children’s Book Roundups Are Missing

Feature image from Akiko Miyakoshi’s I Dream a Journey * I knew things were going to get hard when the library closed. I am, by profession, a writer and a professor of storytelling. I’ve read to my twin children—now four—since their infancy. But as avid readers as we already were, 2020 upped our... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 09:49:02 UTC ]
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The Curie Society aims to broaden perceptions of STEM female protagonists

One of MIT Press’ big titles for 2021 is a graphic novel spy adventure based around a secret society formed by Marie Curie. Its co-creator Heather Einhorn explains why the world needs more stories about women in STEM   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 06:49:03 UTC ]
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Scholars Aim to Revitalize Christianity

New studies of Scripture can help shape the future of the Christian faith, according to religion publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Reach aims to document more inclusive history with free picture archive Memory Lane

Tool contains publisher’s image libraries while encouraging public to upload their own photographs. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-11-04 14:41:51 UTC ]
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HMH Trade Group for Sale; Archer Departs

In an attempt to become a "pure-play learning technology company," HMH is looking to sell its trade group, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books & Media. Group president Ellen Archer has left the company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Vandalization at Major Libraries Aims At Voter Intimidation

Three libraries, including two major metropolitan downtown facilities, have seen vandalism related to voter intimidation in the last two weeks. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-02 11:35:00 UTC ]
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‘There Are Tons of Brown Faces Missing’: Publishers Step Up Diversity Efforts

The push in book publishing for more authors and workers of color hasn’t abated, and companies are increasingly making lasting changes to the way they do business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-29 16:18:17 UTC ]
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20 Small Press Books from 2020 You Might Have Missed

There’s no denying that this is a rough—if not catastrophic—year for many businesses, from mom-and-pop-run local eateries to huge corporations like Macy’s. But as the Washington Post noted, a national array of bookstores and readerly good-will has helped Bookshop.org raise millions for indie... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-10-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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