Plexus also set to publish David Bowie colouring-in book

Plexus is publishing David Bowie: Starman: A Colouring Book, a "cultural history in pictures" revealing the late musician's 50-year fashion evolution in 30 illustrations. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site [MediaMemo]

Three big publishers and AOL are set to launch Bookish, a "new digital platform for readers". Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, and CBS' Simon & Schuster are backing the new site, which is supposed to launch this summer; AOL will promote the property and handle ad sales. A press release... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book sharing: Amazon and book publishers' stupid attempts to curtail lending sites.

As convenient as they are, I've long worried about the many ways in which ebook purveyors restrict readers' rights. You can't resell the books you purchase for the Amazon Kindle, and you can't read them on most other e-readers. We also don't really own ebooks in the same way we own... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S to publish 'powerful, beautiful and personal' book from Tom Percival

Simon & Schuster Children's UK has acquired two picture books from author and illustrator Tom Percival.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 16:26:40 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon Books to publish two more titles by Tess Stimson

Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, has struck a deal to publish two more psychological suspense novels from Sunday Times bestselling author Tess Stimson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 01:26:15 UTC ]
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Avon Books to publish two more thrillers by Katerina Diamond

Avon Books will publish two more standalone thrillers from Katerina Diamond. Avon first launched Diamond in 2016 with The Teacher.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 00:37:45 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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Oneworld to publish 'riveting' novel set against backdrop of the Vietnam War

Oneworld has acquired a "riveting" novel set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, written by Vietnamese poet, journalist and translator Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 07:41:08 UTC ]
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How Working in Publishing Made Me Appreciate Books More

A reader explains why working in the publishing industry made him appreciate the value of a book more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-17 10:35:25 UTC ]
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Publishers move to postpone book launches amidst the coronavirus outbreak

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's new advice regarding social distancing, many of the major publishing houses are gearing up to work from home and close their offices.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 05:41:36 UTC ]
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In David Sheff's Next Book, a Caged Bird Sings

In 'The Buddhist on Death Row,' the author of 'Beautiful Boy' focuses on a new kind of suffering—and redemption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers donate unused LBF stock to Book Trade Charity

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Pearson, Bonnier Books UK and Macmillan Education have donated books they planned to use at the cancelled London Book Fair to the Book Trade Charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 20:10:12 UTC ]
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Sam Brace to become publisher at Agora Books

Sam Brace will step up from her role as publishing associate to publisher at Agora Books, PFD’s digital-first publishing imprint. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 16:43:34 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish Adam Kay’s first children’s book

Adam Kay is publishing his first children’s book, a "hilarious and educational" middle-grade non-fiction book called Kay's Anatomy, with Puffin this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 21:01:07 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish refugee's story of 'bravery and endurance'

Mirror Books is to publish The Journey by Abdul Musa Adam, with Ros Wynne-Jones.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 16:43:33 UTC ]
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Publishers take stock following the cancellation of the London Book Fair

Publishers and agents react to the cancellation of one of publishing’s most significant events and seek new ways to host meetings scheduled for the fair Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 08:52:23 UTC ]
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Bluebird to publish new book by Poorna Bell

Bluebird, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, will publish award-winning journalist Poorna Bell's "groundbreaking" book Stronger next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 05:53:54 UTC ]
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ViacomCBS looking to sell book publisher Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS, fresh off a recent merger, is looking to sell its Simon & Schuster book publishing business Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-03-04 18:09:45 UTC ]
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Iconic book publisher Simon & Schuster is on auction block

ViacomCBS puts Simon & Schuster up for sale. The publishing house is not a core asset, and the newly merged ViacomCBS is looking to shed properties. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-04 17:33:53 UTC ]
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