Rumored Amy Schumer Book Could Fetch High Seven Figures

According to insiders, David Kuhn at Kuhn Projects is shopping an essay collection by the comedian that some believe will draw a high seven figure advance. Kuhn did not respond to requests for comment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rumored Amy Schumer Book Could Fetch High Seven Figures

According to insiders, David Kuhn at Kuhn Projects is shopping an essay collection by the comedian that some believe will draw a high seven figure advance. Kuhn did not respond to requests for comment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Screenwriter's Debut Fetches Seven Figures

Canadian screenwriter Elan Mastai's debut novel 'All Our Wrong Todays' has been nabbed in a preempt by Maya Ziv at Dutton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Schumer confirms book deal with a tweet

After speculation on Wednesday that Amy Schumer was planning to write an autobiography for a mega buck sum, the 34-year old comic has confirmed the deal with a simple tweet.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Schumer lands book deal for a rumoured $8m-$10m advance

The comedy star’s essay collection is expected to explore her childhood, career, family and feminism, according to industry sourcesComedian Amy Schumer has reportedly been paid an advance of $8m-$10m (£5m-£7m) for a book of essays.According to Entertainment Weekly, an auction for the Trainwreck... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Amy Schumer signed an $11 million book deal?

Comic darling. Tick. Feature film debut, Trainwreck. Tick. Emmy for cable channel sketch show. Tick. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Political Books and the Trump ‘Sugar High’

In a conversation at the U.S. Book Show, two agents and two editors provided an in-depth look at perhaps the most heated issue in publishing in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amy Edmondson’s ‘Fail’ is a Win: England’s Business Book of the Year

Amy Edmondson's book on 'learning to fail' puts her at the top of the Business Book shortlist this year in London. The post Amy Edmondson’s ‘Fail’ is a Win: England’s Business Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-05 21:52:47 UTC ]
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The 16 Books Most Commonly Stolen from High School Libraries

The most commonly stolen books from high school libraries follow a pattern: they're usually mystery, poetry, or graphic novel titles. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Penguin Random House launches high schoolers’ award to combat book bans

The publisher’s $10,000 Freedom of Expression prize invites teens to write about a banned book that changed their life, against a backdrop of rising censorshipPublisher Penguin Random House has launched a new writing award in the US celebrating freedom of expression in response to a rise in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-24 12:34:56 UTC ]
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Deesha Philyaw has signed a 7-figure book deal.

Deesha Philyaw—the National Book Award finalist whose critically-acclaimed debut, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, had trouble finding a publisher—has just inked a seven-figure, two-book deal. The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, a collection of nine stories, was turned down by several major New... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-14 18:40:18 UTC ]
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Stakes Are High as Judge Hears Motion to Block Texas Book Rating Law

A federal judge in Texas is hearing oral arguments on a high stakes motion filed by a coalition of booksellers and book industry advocates to block the state’s controversial new book rating law from taking effect on September 1. Attorneys for the state of Texas are asking the court to dismiss... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rick Wolff, Highly Regarded Business Book Editor, Dead at 71

Rick Wolff, who published dozens of bestselling books as a business editor for Warner Books, Hachette Book Group, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, died April 10. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Best Graphic Novels, as Chosen by a High School Comic Book Club

If you're looking to get a tween or teen into comics, here are the 8 most popular graphic novels with our high school comic book club, including The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-28 10:32:00 UTC ]
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This Aussie author had a book idea while ‘high as a kite’ after brain surgery.

She might not have written an entire book in one day, but Australian author Karina May has a pretty good, pretty sweat-smile story behind the rom-commy Duck à l’Orange for Breakfast, which comes out March 28 from Pan Macmillan Australia. First, you need to understand the plot: The novel centers... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-03-22 08:59:40 UTC ]
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Leigh Bardugo just landed a *reedy voice* 8-figure book deal.

Must be nice! We are happy for her! So glad that publishing can support artists with a livable wage! This week, Publisher’s Lunch dropped the news of Leigh Bardugo’s 8-figure 12-book deal with Macmillan Publishers. Bardugo published YA fantasy Shadow and Bone with Macmillan back in 2012,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-03-15 15:02:49 UTC ]
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Open letter to top publisher condemns $2m Amy Coney Barrett book deal

More than 250 literary figures rail against acquisition by Penguin Random House of book by conservative US supreme court justiceMore than 250 figures from the US literary world have signed an open letter protesting the acquisition by Penguin Random House of a book by the conservative supreme... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-27 06:00:22 UTC ]
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Publishing professionals are calling for PRH to reconsider Amy Coney Barrett’s book.

The Big Five publishers have a history of both publishing and distributing books by people who not only hold abhorrent beliefs, but who wield those beliefs to destroy the rights of people across the world—so it’s no surprise that Sentinel, the conservative Penguin Random House imprint, is... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Open Letter Condemns Amy Coney Barrett Book Deal

An open letter protesting the acquisition of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s forthcoming memoir by Penguin Random House, first reported in 2021, has begun circulating in publishing circles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Unsurprisingly, books about abortion and reproductive freedom are in high demand.

In the wake of the overturn of Roe v. Wade by a “vehemently anti-Democratic Supreme Court,” publishers have reported higher sales of both front- and backlist titles about abortion and reproductive freedom. Among the titles in high demand are Annie Ernaux’s memoir Happening (which was recently... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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