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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Why Celeste Ng calls her new novel, 'Our Missing Hearts,' 'scarily real'

"Little Fires Everywhere" author Celeste Ng joins the L.A. Times Book Club Dec. 8 to discuss her latest bestseller, "Our Missing Hearts." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-29 15:00:25 UTC ]
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It’s official: Book-banning attempts aimed at libraries are way up this year.

The American Library Association has released its preliminary data on attempts to censor books or limit library resources, and the numbers are bad. From Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, there were 681 “attempts to ban or restrict library resources,” targeting 1,651 titles in total. This number already exceeds... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-16 16:06:45 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Aims for 70 Percent of Its Pre-Pandemic Size

In today's German and international news conferences, key elements of Frankfurt Book Fair were spotlighted by organizers. The post Frankfurt Aims for 70 Percent of Its Pre-Pandemic Size appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-08 20:35:29 UTC ]
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Miss Marple is Agatha Christie’s best character. A new book reminds us why.

In “Marple,” contemporary writers such as Val McDermid, Elly Griffith, Lucy Foley and Ruth Ware contribute new stories starring St. Mary Mead’s favorite resident Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-01 12:00:31 UTC ]
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After Roe v. Wade Reversal, Readers Flock to Publications Aimed at Women

The surge of readers has buoyed a part of the digital media world that has gradually declined in recent years. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Why are people on TikTok obsessed with Little Miss quizzes? And are they harvesting my data?

The children’s book characters had a makeover and now TikTok users really want to know which one they are. Alyx Gorman explains it to Josh TaylorSo Alyx, I’ve seen lots of Little Miss memes all over the elderly internet (Instagram and Facebook), but apparently they’ve now morphed into quizzes... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-03 06:11:48 UTC ]
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Amazon Books’ Fantastical Campaign Aims to Inspire Reading in the Scrolling Era

Many people may have forgotten that before it became a tech and ecommerce behemoth, Amazon started as an online bookseller in 1994. Nearly three decades later, Amazon is celebrating the roots of its business with a major campaign for its books division. The goal of the campaign, titled "That... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-07-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel superheroes get a spiffy update. Still, I miss my old DC Comics.

Updated volumes of Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain America and Hulk bring welcome new relevance, but there’s something missing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-06 16:00:23 UTC ]
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São Paulo’s Professional Days: Language Challenges

Ahead of the São Paulo International Book Fair, publishers explore key market hurdles for the Portuguese-language world. The post São Paulo’s Professional Days: Language Challenges appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-29 22:24:17 UTC ]
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Rights Trading in Brazil: São Paulo’s Professional Program

Like the 2022 São Paulo International Book Fair itself, its rights-trading professional program this year returns to a fully physical format. The post Rights Trading in Brazil: São Paulo’s Professional Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-17 04:15:41 UTC ]
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