Profile's Hannah Ross to pen book on women cyclists

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has won an auction to publish Revolutions, a celebration of women cyclists around the world from Hannah Ross, publicity director at Profile Books & Serpent's Tail. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books by Rowling, Woolf and Gyasi among public's top 100 penned by women

Books by J K Rowling, Virginia Woolf and Yaa Gyasi have been nominated by the public to feature in Hay Festival and The Pool's campaign to celebrate 100 books by women from the last 100 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women's Equality Party co-founder pens 'illuminating' book

HarperCollins imprint HQ is to publish Attack of the Fifty Foot Women, an "exciting and inspiring" book by author and co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party, Catherine Mayer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books: Writing and gun violence, women in criticism, politics at the Festival of Books and more

I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg — welcome to this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY What can poetry do in the face of gun violence? Critic at large Adriana E. Ramirez attended a reading — in Florida, not long after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland — that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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London Book Fair’s ‘Book and Screen Week’ Embraces Women’s Suffrage Centenary

The writings and adaptations of  'oustanding female writers whose work continues to be iconic and influential' is featured in the 'Book and Screen Week' program that runs parallel to London Book Fair in April. The post London Book Fair’s ‘Book and Screen Week’ Embraces Women’s Suffrage Centenary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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How Can Women Change the World? Book by Book 

As a literary agent, Frankfurt has been a launch pad for some of the most powerful women’s voices from around the world. This year will be no different. The post How Can Women Change the World? Book by Book  appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Wilson pens first new Magic Faraway Tree book for 75 years in HCG deal

Hachette Children’s Group has scooped a brand new Magic Faraway Tree adventure, inspired by Enid Blyton and written by Jacqueline Wilson. It will be the first Magic Faraway Tree book in 75 years and the first in the series by an author other than Blyton.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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8 Genre-Bending Books by Asian American Women

The Asian American women writers in this reading list explore the existential. They seek to do anything but simplify. They live with and write through some very dense, tangled complexities, even mysteries. Some, perhaps many, unsolvable, with wounds that perhaps cannot be closed, not in this... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Seeking a world without women, Tabitha Lasley lost herself — and found a better book

A journalist went to Scotland to investigate the world of oil riggers and slept with her first source. "Sea State" is her raw memoir of the aftermath Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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My White Teacher Used A POC Pen Name To Sell Her Book. Should I Have Outed Her?

"This POC author was actually a blond white woman who didn’t seem to think there was anything wrong with her act of brownface." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Gill pens YA poetry collection for Macmillan Children's Books

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired Here Are the Words, the first YA and crossover poetry collection from bestselling poet and social media star Nikita Gill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-23 04:50:57 UTC ]
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Should 007 be played by a woman? Why not? Seven books by women in the spy world show us how it’s done.

Women in espionage take center stage in “Red Widow,” “The Targeter,” “Life Undercover” and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Reading Women Discusses Books on Incarceration

In this week’s episode, Kendra and Jaclyn discuss books around the theme of incarceration. From the episode: Kendra: My first pick is From the Desk of Zooey Washington by Janae Marks. It’s titled The Faraway Truth in the UK. This was one of our recent Patreon Book Club picks, and we had a great... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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10 New Books Written and Translated by Women

For Women in Translation month, we’ve curated a reading list of novels and short story collections written and translated by women. Exploring everything from gender biases and millennial burnout in the Japanese workplace to a toxic relationship in Iceland, these stories expand our perspectives... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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WLT Book Buzz Episode #2 - Reading History: Partition, the Tulsa Race Massacre, Bold Women & More

News and Events In this second episode of WLT Book Buzz, Laura Hernandez & Bunmi Ishola cover 42 books that connect with history. Find out what they read this summer and why these books should be on your shelf. Partition, World War II, the Tulsa Race... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Why do so few men read books by women? | MA Sieghart

No matter if it is Austen or Atwood, the Brontës or Booker winners, data shows men are reluctant to read women – and this has real world implicationsThe byline at the top of this piece reads MA Sieghart, not Mary Ann. Why? Because I really want men to read it too. Female authors through the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bookselling Profile: Hipocampo Children’s Books

In the months since Hipocampo Children’s Books has reopened to in-person browsing, a group of pre-teens and teens have made the space a regular stop on their wanderings through the Rochester, N.Y., neighborhood where it opened two years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books by Women Confront Churches’ Misuse of Power

Women’s issues, particularly those related to #ChurchToo and #MeToo, prompt religion publishers’ continuing interest in titles that address the silencing and abuse women face in the church and religious institutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jessie Ware pens book for Hodder Studio 'on food, life and love'

Hodder Studio has signed a book on food, life and love from musician and podcaster Jessie Ware. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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