Ruth Davidson to write book on powerful women for H&S

Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson to write a book about the life lessons learned by the world’s most powerful women. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 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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Books by Women Confront Churches’ Misuse of Power

Women’s issues, particularly those related to #ChurchToo and #MeToo, prompt religion publishers’ continuing interest in titles that address the silencing and abuse women face in the church and religious institutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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For codependents — yes, many of us are women — a book that feels like a powerful strike back

“Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls,” by Nina Renata Aron is both harrowing and essential. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-22 15:00:00 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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Former National Enquirer Editor Writing Book About “Trump and His Women”

A former top National Enquirer editor is writing a book about President Donald Trump’s love life. Barry Levine, who was executive editor of the tabloid until he left in 2016, is writing the book about “Trump and his women” for Hachette, reveals the New York Post’s Page Six. It remains an open... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What is women's writing? Publishing insiders discuss power of female voices

Writers and editors explored what it means to be a woman in the literary world at an Emily Books event in Brooklyn: ‘The industry is mostly female, but male-run’“We’ll have a definitive answer of what women’s writing is by the end of this.”Emily Gould, novelist and founder of Emily Books, was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

This week's Apple Books store bestseller list again shows the power the screen has over the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 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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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: What If Books Could Write Themselves?

On Tuesday, in the first session in the London Book Fair's Interactive Theater, Guy Gadney, CEO and Founder of To Play For, said technology is beginning to emerge that will "create a new publishing form." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

In their keynotes, Penguin Random House U.K. publisher and bestselling author Philip Pullman stressed that while technology is changing, publishing's mission, storytelling, is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to write a book – top tips for National Novel Writing Month

Welcome to NaNoWriMo! MG Leonard (who wrote her first book Beetle Boy in six months, one hour a day) has tips on how to do it. And it starts with writing EVERY SINGLE DAY NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and takes place every November. It’s for anyone thinking about writing a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-03 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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 years of the Stella: how Australia’s women’s writing prize changed a nation’s literature

Publishers speak of the profound effect the prize has had on Australia’s book industry in the decade since its establishmentOn International Women’s Day in 2011, a group of Australian women writers and editors appeared at a literary salon and spoke about their frustration at the male-dominated... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-07 01:56:57 UTC ]
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Should 007 be played by a woman? Why not? Seven books by women in the spy world show us how it’s done.

Women in espionage take center stage in “Red Widow,” “The Targeter,” “Life Undercover” and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-06 14:00:00 UTC ]
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