Quirks Work At Quirk Books

For the Philadelphia-based indie with more than a few surprise bestsellers in its tanks, Quirk's the name and quirk's the game. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

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[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt Books Originals acquires 'landmark work' of Black studies professor

Daunt Books Publishing has acquired Ordinary Notes by Christina Sharpe, a work of creative non-fiction about memorial and remembrance.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-17 17:14:34 UTC ]
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How Steve Martin and illustrator Harry Bliss ended up working on the ‘upbeat book’ we all need right now

The actor-writer-musician and illustrator teamed up on the new book “A Wealth of Pigeons.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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J.K. Rowling unearthed an old work for her new children's book that's free online

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is releasing her new book, "The Ickabog," in free online installments. The first two chapters are out now. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-26 19:33:57 UTC ]
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How Working in Publishing Made Me Appreciate Books More

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For China's Book Biz Right Now, There's Nothing to Do But Work and Wait

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Paulo Coelho deletes draft of children’s book he was working on with Kobe Bryant.

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 16:52:21 UTC ]
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Nearly half of all book reviews in Australia in 2018 were of works by female authors

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[ The Guardian | 2019-09-18 18:00:08 UTC ]
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6 Books Written by Women Working in Tech

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[ Book Riot | 2019-09-04 10:34:21 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish Salinger works as e-books for first time

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With token redemptions up three per cent year on year and sales of the £1 books topping seven figures, World Book Day 2019 has been hailed a success by its organisers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 08:19:01 UTC ]
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[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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