S&S UK lands 'major' Prince Philip biography by Ingrid Seward

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired a "major" new biography of Prince Philip by Majesty magazine's editor-in-chief Ingrid Seward, to be published in 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 05:08:38 UTC ]
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The Passenger series of guides set to land in the UK after Europa translation deal

A stylish set of travel guides with eclectic content is set to find its way into UK travellers’ suitcases after Europa Editions struck a deal with Italian independent publisher Iperborea to translate the title Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 12:35:09 UTC ]
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The UK’s Tom Fickling, a ‘Sudden’ Publisher of Philip Pullman

Tom Fickling finds himself the publisher of one of the UK’s most successul authors and a partner of the world’s largest trade book publisher. The post The UK’s Tom Fickling, a ‘Sudden’ Publisher of Philip Pullman appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-07 06:30:54 UTC ]
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S&S UK lands fashion insider's debut novel

Simon & Schuster UK will publish the debut novel of former fashion insider Sara-Ella Ozbek, pitched as “a filthier, more candid The Devil Wears Prada” and aimed at fans of “Fleabag”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-02 21:57:13 UTC ]
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Biteback lands John Bercow biography

Biteback will publish a biography of John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 06:38:29 UTC ]
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S&S UK lands Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness' memoir

The first memoir of Jonathan Van Ness, of Netflix makeover show "Queer Eye", will be published by Simon & Schuster UK in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major UK booksellers accused of listing far-right titles for sale

Booksellers Amazon, W H Smith, Waterstones and Foyles have become the subject of a Hope not hate campaign, which has accused them of listing far-right books for sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shah's 'jaw-dropping' biography to unveil rise and fall of Philip Green

Portfolio Penguin will publish a “jaw-dropping” biography of Sir Philip Green in a deal reportedly worth £100,000, however the retail tycoon has said he is considering legal action over the book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Definitive' biography of Prince Harry to John Blake

John Blake Publishing, part of Bonnier Publishing UK, is releasing a "definitive" biography of Prince Harry by journalist and author Angela Levin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK: Specsavers Awards, Based on Sales, Honor Paula Hawkins, Philip Pullman, More

Roughly 60 Specsaver Bestsellers were fêted overnight (January 25) at London's May Fair Hotel, with Nielsen Book determining which titles sold 250,000, 500,000, and 1 million units in 2017. The post UK: Specsavers Awards, Based on Sales, Honor Paula Hawkins, Philip Pullman, More appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber bags 'major' Nietzsche biography after seven-way auction

Faber & Faber is to publish a "major" biography of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche by Sue Prideaux, after winning the title in a seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman calls for UK to adopt EU plans to protect authors' royalties

His Dark Materials author has appealed for EU directive to be introduced in Britain, to block ‘unfair practices that currently prevent authors making a living’His Dark Materials author Philip Pullman has welcomed a “badly need[ed]” new proposal from the European Commission that would protect... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prince biography snapped up by Orion

Orion Publishing Group has acquired a biography of Prince by bestselling British music journalist Mick Wall.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Lands Major Account: New York City Public Schools

Amazon has struck a major deal with the New York City public school district to provide ebooks to its students. The deal is reported to be worth $30 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Questions for...Scribe UK's Philip Gwyn Jones

The editor-at-large of U.K. publisher Scribe talked to us about why he thinks quality nonfiction submissions are drying up in his country, and the forthcoming Spanish book he's publishing that may change English-language readers' idea of "what Spanish nonfiction can do." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip K Dick's only novel for children to be reissued in UK

A boy leaves Earth to rescue a cat in a short novel from ‘the Shakespeare of science fiction’ which has been unavailable in the UK for more than 20 yearsA boy and his family leave Earth on a “gentle” quest to save his cat, Horace – not the kind of manuscript you might expect from the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual Book Festivals Run By Major Publishers Take Off in UK

HarperCollins UK's June virtual Romance Festival was a success; this week SF publisher Gollancz is hosting a festival combining online Q&As with real life events. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking pre-empts 'major' JFK biography

Viking has pre-empted a major new biography of former US president John F Kennedy. The book,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major UK campaign for Hillary Clinton memoir

A prominent media and advertising campaign will back Simon & Schuster's global... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon lands major textbook distribution deal in Brazil

Amazon began its retail life as an online book distributor, though it's something we rarely consider the company now -- unless you choose to count digital versions for Kindle and Kindle apps. However, a thriving market for textbooks exists and that has become a recent focus for the company --... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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