Randall Munroe follow-up for John Murray

John Murray is to publish Thing Explainer, the follow-up to Randall Munroe’s What If? In Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, Munroe uses a series of diagrams to show how a variety of things, from a nuclear bomb to a biro, work. He will use just the drawings and a vocabulary of 1,000 of the most common words in the English language. Georgina Laycock acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Thing Explainer from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of Seth Fishman at the Genert Company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires Munroe's 'delightfully mind-bending' self-help guide

John Murray has acquired the new "delightfully mind-bending'" book from bestselling author and cartoonist Randall Munroe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray's new crime imprint Baskerville launches with Herron and Boyle

John Murray’s new literary crime and thriller imprint is launching with a line-up of authors including Mick Herron, Frankie Boyle and Kaoru Takamura, among others.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 00:15:20 UTC ]
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John Murray picks up Milton's 'exhilarating' Stalin tale

Historian Giles Milton's "exhilarating" wartime story Vodka with Stalin: The Allied Mission to Wartime Moscow has gone to John Murray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-17 06:27:45 UTC ]
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Anonymous Orchid Outlaw memoir goes to John Murray in 24-hour pre-empt

An anonymous academic’s memoir about his underground mission to save flowers from extinction, The Orchid Outlaw, has gone in a 24-hour pre-empt to John Murray.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 09:54:47 UTC ]
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John Murray partners with Waterstones for Billy Connolly 'fan-led' event

John Murray Press is partnering with Waterstones to host a one-off Facebook Live “fan-led” event with Billy Connolly in December.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 07:12:58 UTC ]
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John Murray pre-empts Lichtarowicz's Soviet-set novel on exclusive submission

Paula Lichtarowicz's latest novel, inspired by her grandmother's life, has gone to John Murray in a pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-13 13:23:16 UTC ]
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John Murray signs Gallen's Factory Girls

John Murray senior commissioning editor Becky Walsh has acquired Michelle Gallen's second novel Factory Girls.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 04:02:44 UTC ]
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Abi Morgan's 'devastating' memoir goes to John Murray in six-figure deal

Award-winning screenwriter Abi Morgan’s memoir, which follows family life after her partner's sudden illness, has gone to John Murray for “a strong six-figures". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-20 19:48:18 UTC ]
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Miriam Margolyes memoir goes to John Murray

Actress Miriam Margolyes’ memoir of "extraordinary adventure" will be published by John Murray in September.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-19 23:43:16 UTC ]
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John Murray to publish new novel from McInerney

John Murray Publishers has acquired a new novel from Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Lisa McInerney. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-12 10:49:32 UTC ]
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John Murray backs Herron with retailer events

John Murray is embarking on a PR and marketing campaign for Mick Herron's Slough House, hosting a raft of events with booksellers online in a show of support for both the series and retailers during the latest lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 00:21:11 UTC ]
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John Murray bags bestselling debut Black Buck

John Murray has won a publisher auction to publish the New York Times bestseller Black Buck, a satirical debut by Mateo Askaripour on race and ambition in office culture. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-29 00:33:38 UTC ]
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Taylor's New Yorkers to John Murray

John Murray is publishing New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time by Craig Taylor, the follow-up to his successful 2011 book Londoners (Granta), in March 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 07:19:27 UTC ]
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John Murray reveals forthcoming books podcast with Stig Abell

Journalist Stig Abell is launching a literary podcast with John Murray—"Stig Abell’s Guide to Reading"—designed to tie in with the publication of his forthcoming book Things I Learned on the 6.28: A Guide to Daily Reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 01:11:40 UTC ]
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Hamilton buys Bannister debut for John Murray Press

John Murray Press will publish Ilona Bannister's debut novel When I Ran Away on its Two Roads imprint. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 10:28:24 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires debut set in all-girls boarding school

John Murray has acquired Emily Layden's debut novel All Girls, already optioned by HBO, exploring assault, consent and "what it means to be a young female in today’s world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 22:43:02 UTC ]
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JKP, Sheldon and John Murray roll out video series to promote mental wellbeing

Mental health experts published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Sheldon Press and John Murray Learning are participating in a new weekly online video series offering free mental health support, an initiative devised for the "tough times" many are experiencing during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 07:05:00 UTC ]
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John Murray to publish exploration of meteorites

John Murray will publish Metorite: The Stones From Outer Space That Made Our World by Dr Tim Gregory. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 03:09:33 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires Bodleian director's history of knowledge

John Murray is to publish Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack by Richard Ovenden, director of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 22:22:06 UTC ]
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