Pushkin lands award-winning Swedish debut

Pushkin Press has acquired Collected Works, the literary debut of Swedish writer Lydia Sandgren, about a middle-aged publisher and the void left behind by his missing wife. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Quercus publisher of the year at The Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 09:00 Quercus has been crowned 2011's best publisher at The Bookseller Industry Awards, as Sainsbury's scooped the Bookseller of the Year award. Quercus was presented with the Bonnier Publisher of the Year Award at the black-tie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blackwell and Faber double winners at The Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 22:30 Quercus has been crowned 2011's best publisher at The Bookseller Industry Awards, as Sainsbury's scooped the Bookseller of the Year award. Quercus was presented with the Bonnier Publisher of the Year Award at the black-tie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Geographic Wins Magazine of the Year

National Geographic won Magazine of the Year as well as Single Topic issue at the 2011 National Magazine Awards. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Yellow Jersey hat trick at British Sports Book Awards

Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 08:24 Random House imprint Yellow Jersey Press has scored a hat trick of wins at the British Sports Book Awards, with W H Smith also taking home the best sports book retailer prize. Catrine Clay's Trautmann's Journey won best biography, while Promised Lane by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Drama Book Shop—Award Winner

And the winner of this year’s Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre is... the Drama Book Shop, an independent New York City bookstore dating to 1917, 30 years older than the Tony Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Peddle awarded Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 08:35 Vintage assistant editor Kay Peddle has been awarded the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2011 for her Brain Shots audiobooks project for Bodley Head. She received the prize, which recognises the professional achievements of women in publishing yesterday evening... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Headline acquires debut Poppy Gee

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 11:31 Headline has acquired a debut literary suspense novel by Australian writer Poppy Gee. Publishing director Imogen Taylor bought world English rights from Julia Kenny at Markson Thoma, with Andrea Walker at Reagan Arthur... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Master Georgie wins Booker's Best of Beryl

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 21:45 Beryl Bainbridge’s Crimean War novel Master Georgie has been voted the Man Booker Best of Beryl. Shortlisted in 1998, when it lost out to Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam, the novel was voted for via the Man Booker website, just pipping... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Little, Brown splashes out on Irish debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 15:48 Little, Brown has become the latest publisher to sign a hefty advance for a debut novel, snapping up two novels by debut Irish writer Kathleen MacMahon for £600,000. C.e.o. Ursula MacKenzie pre-empted world English... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Picador pre-empts two debuts

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 15:28 Picador has pre-empted on two novels by debut fiction authors, one a literary thriller set in the diving world, and the other following a fictional 1930s Hollywood star. Publisher Paul Baggaley acquired UK and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Los Angeles Review of Books' Debuts Preview Site

In the first step of a two-phase launch, the long-awaited Los Angeles Review of Books has debuted its preview site at lareviewofbooks.org with essays and reviews by Ben Ehrenreich, Geoff Nicholson, Jane Smiley, Jefferson Hunter, and Richard Prince. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Adweek Debuts With Dramatically Overhauled Design, Edit Approach

The new Adweek debuts this week with a letter from editorial director Michael Wolff promising that this "is not your father's trade magazine." The brand--which merges sister titles Brandweek and Mediaweek--boasts a new look in print (with a redesign from storied magazine designers Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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London Triptych wins Authors Club prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:16 The Authors’ Club Best First Novel award has been given to Jonathan Kemp for London Triptych. The book, about sex, exploitation and dependence set against London’s gay underworld was published by Brighton-based indie Myriad... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Time Inc. Veteran John Squires Lands at Digital Bookstore [MediaMemo]

Longtime Time Inc. executive John Squires, last seen running the magazine industry's version of Hulu, has a new gig: He's at Akademos, a Connecticut-based company that runs digital bookstores for small and mid-sized colleges. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Mehta hails publishing after lifetime award

Written By: Felicity Wood Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 14:00 Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, has said publishing's editorial, marketing and publicity standards would guarantee the sector's relevance, as he was awarded the eighth LBF Lifetime Achievement Award in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kingsolver on shortlist for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 10:36 Barbara Kingsolver's Orange Prize-winning The Lacuna (Faber) has been shortlisted for the €100,000 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The 10-strong list, announced this morning (12th April), also includes three from Irish authors, Brooklyn by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin and Foyles lead way in Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 08:30 Penguin is topping the table with an industry-leading six nominations in the 2011 Bookseller Industry Awards. Following closely behind in the nomination league tables are HarperCollins and Hodder & Stoughton, both listed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New awards on Sports Book shortlists

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 11:35 New awards for Best Racing Book and Best Sports Book Retailer will be up for grabs at this year's British Sports Book Awards 2011. W H Smith, Amazon, Waterstone's and Foyles are all in the mix to win the best sports retailer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago acquired debut from Frances Greenslade

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 21:39 Virago has acquired a debut novel by Canadian author Frances Greenslade, pre-empting the title within 24 hours. Publisher Lennie Goodings acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) through Bill Hamilton at A M... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago acquires debut from Frances Greenslade

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 21:39 Virago has acquired a debut novel by Canadian author Frances Greenslade, pre-empting the title within 24 hours. Publisher Lennie Goodings acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) through Bill Hamilton at A M... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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