Penguin rushes out Extinction Rebellion book after protests

Penguin Books is rushing out an anthology by environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion who brought parts of London to a standstill this month. This is Not a Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook, originally slated for release later in the year, will now be published on 3rd June. Editor Tom Penn told the Guardian: “We thought, ‘This is an emergency, and we have to react like it’s an emergency.’” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested after blockading Murdoch print sites

National papers missing from some newsagents after protest over climate crisis coverageFour major national newspapers including the Sun and the Daily Mail were missing from some newsagents’ shelves on Saturday morning after members of Extinction Rebellion blockaded two UK printworks owned by... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Extinction Rebellion co-founder Hallam strikes book deal from prison cell

Extinction Rebellion co-founder Roger Hallam has signed a book deal with Chelsea Green Publishing from his cell at Wormwood Scrubs.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Extinction Rebellion rushes activists' handbook This Is Not a Drill into print

With contributions from Rowan Williams and Green MP Caroline Lucas, the book is being given an ‘emergency’ release by PenguinFormer archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas are among the contributors to a forthcoming handbook about how to become an Extinction... Continue reading at The Guardian

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For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette and Penguin Random House lead British Book Awards Books of the Year shortlists

Hachette and Penguin Random House have earned 11 shortlistings each in the British Book Awards’ Books of the Year awards, with Pan Macmillan garnering three nods and Faber and HarperCollins both winning two nominations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin book picks up book prize

A book about a penguin who flies to the tropics with the aid of a kite is named the winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Penguin Books India pulls controversial book on Hinduism

Penguin Books India agreed to withdraw the book from circulation in India as well as destroy every copy of the book. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Penguin Books India pulps academic book on Hinduism in legal settlement

The Hindus: An Alternative History by Professor Wendy Doniger of the University of Chicago drew criticism from conservative Hindus and scholars for its orthodoxy and accuracyPenguin Books India has agreed to withdraw from sale all copies of a book that takes an unorthodox view of Hinduism, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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British Army to share leadership know-how in book for Penguin Business

Penguin Business has acquired an official book on British Army leadership, revealing to civilians key take-aways to become better leaders themselves. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PEN America, Penguin Random House Partner on ‘Book the Vote’

First rolled out during the 2018 US midterm elections, the 'Book the Vote' program offers voter information and political literature. The post PEN America, Penguin Random House Partner on ‘Book the Vote’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Brought to book: how a publishing gold rush pinned Trump to the page

Wade through the vast library and a horrifying picture emerges: an ignorant, narcissistic, racist liar with a strange relationship with his daughter and senior adviserDonald Trump is not a reader but to the publishing industry he is the gift that keeps on giving. His time in the White House has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Zephyr lands eight-book series on extinction from scientist Ben Garrod

Head of Zeus children's imprint Zephyr will publish Extinct, a new eight-book series from TV scientist and author Professor Ben Garrod.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Laurence King rushes Anderson's bike book into autumn list

Laurence King Publishing is rushing Back on Your Bike by Alan Anderson into its autumn 2020 list in anticipation of a post-Covid cycling boom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC acquires book by Black Lives Matter protest hero Hutchinson

HarperCollins has acquired Everyone Versus Racism—a book by Patrick Hutchinson, who was photographed carrying an injured white man during London's Black Lives Matter protests. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Business commissions second book from authors of The Squiggly Career

Penguin Business will publish You Coach You, a second book by Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper, authors of Sunday Times bestseller The Squiggly Career.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In Italy, Coronavirus Books Rush to Publication

Doctors, novelists and other writers are exploring, as quickly as they can, the pandemic’s impact on a country that was among its earliest victims. Continue reading at The New York Times

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