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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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New PEN America Report Condemns Prison Book Bans

In the wake of a series of recent reports on book banning in the nation’s prison systems, PEN America has released a new policy report that condemns the practice and issues an urgent call for reform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the 10 best lines from Vulture’s profile of “book-fluencer” Zibby Owens.

First, can we all agree that it should be “lit-fluencer”? Moving on: 1. “Gertrude Stein had time to read books. But do moms?” 2. “Owens’s dinner will be in a decidedly lower key: a gingham tablecloth, uniformed servers passing out pigs in blankets, Zibby’s kids popping in occasionally to whisper... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-17 19:31:52 UTC ]
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6 Books Written by Women Working in Tech

We need more women in tech, so when women in the field write about it, it's important to pay attention. Get insight from these books by women in tech. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-04 10:34:21 UTC ]
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A robot read 3.5 million books to find we describe women by appearance, and men by virtue.

Researchers have used machine-learning (a reading robot!) to read 3.5 million books published between 1900 and 2008, and tally all the adjectives used to describe men and women. Not surprisingly, women in books are beautiful and men are true-hearted! Yup, when positively described, women (or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-28 13:30:07 UTC ]
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Hamlyn bags book from Loose Women stars

Octopus imprint Hamlyn has bagged a book of anecdotes, laugh-out-loud moments and uplifting life lessons from ITV panel show “Loose Women”, marking its 20th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 04:41:45 UTC ]
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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton co-write The Book of Gutsy Women

Their book profiles more than 100 path-breaking women down the centuries, from a 17th-century radical nun to Greta ThunbergHillary Clinton is set to publish a new book about the women who have inspired her, from Mary Beard to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – “leaders with the courage to stand up to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-06 12:45:53 UTC ]
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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton write 'Gutsy Women' book for S&S

Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will publish The Book of Gutsy Women: Favourite Stories of Courage and Resilience on 1st October 2019, with Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 01:15:31 UTC ]
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Only 37% of Scottish books written by women, research shows

Only 37% of books published in Scotland over the course of 2017 were written by women, showing gender inequality is still “structural and persistent”, according to new research shared by pressure group ROAR. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-26 05:14:33 UTC ]
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Poirier pens Notre-Dame book for Oneworld

French author and journalist Agnès Poirier will write a book about the Notre-Dame fire for Oneworld. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 16:54:54 UTC ]
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Do millennial women really need the book ‘How to Skimm Your Life’? Give us more credit.

This guide, from the women behind theSkimm, is what you’d expect: A chatty collection of information and advice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-24 14:44:00 UTC ]
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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-24 05:31:10 UTC ]
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Modern Library Launches Series of Classics Penned by Women

The Modern Library Torchbearers series is an ongoing collection of trade paperbacks meant to "honor a more inclusive vision of classic books" beginning this May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sandra Cisneros raises up Frida Kahlo and other women at L.A Times Festival of Books

When Sandra Cisneros stepped onto the main stage at the L.A. Times Festival of Books on Saturday afternoon, she greeted the audience in Spanish first, with a microphone in one hand and a violet hand fan in the other. “Gracias a todos! Bienvenidos!” For the monolingual, she translated it to:... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlantic buys Yvette Cooper book on women's oratory

Atlantic Books has bought world rights to the first book by Labour MP Yvette Cooper, to be published in November 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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