Sally Rooney won’t release new bestseller in Israel, publisher says, intensifying debate on cultural boycott

The Irish author of "Beautiful World, Where Are You" has been open about her opposition to Israeli government policies. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-12 11:46:18 UTC ]
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‘If publishers become afraid, we’re in trouble’: publishing’s cancel culture debate boils over

Publishing staff, in rows over authors from Mike Pence to Woody Allen, are voicing their reluctance to work on books they deem hateful. But is this really ‘younger refuseniks’, or a much older debate?In the 1960s, Simon & Schuster’s co-founder Max Schuster was facing a dilemma. Albert Speer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-03 12:12:23 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney novels pulled from Israeli bookstores after translation boycott

Following the acclaimed author’s decision not to have Beautiful World, Where Are You translated by an Israeli publisher, two major retailers have removed her work from their shelvesBooks by Sally Rooney will no longer be sold in two Israeli bookshop chains, after the acclaimed writer’s decision... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-05 16:14:29 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney to Publish ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You’

The novel, which follows four young people in Ireland, is part of a two-book deal for the best-selling author of “Normal People” and “Conversations With Friends.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-12 14:00:10 UTC ]
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Aaand, Skyhorse is publishing Blake Bailey’s memoir about cancel culture.

While we do not, under any circumstances, have to hand it to Skyhorse, publisher of Sandy Hook deniers, anti-vaxxers, January 6th conspiracy theorists, and Woody Allen—their brand is extremely consistent. To wit: they will be publishing another book by disgraced biographer Blake Bailey (they... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-26 20:31:25 UTC ]
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Beyond Sally Rooney: Among the Irish new wave, Colin Barrett's short stories stand out

Colin Barrett's second collection, 'Homesickness,' expands the reach of this mordantly funny Irishman beyond the small-town millennials of his debut. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-05-03 13:00:20 UTC ]
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Breaking Down 2021's Bestsellers by Publisher

Looking back on PW’s adult lists in 2021 finds shifts among the Big Five and some gains for indie presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen Press to publish Douglass US bestseller in UK

Andersen Press has acquired Ryan Douglass' New York Times bestseller The Taking of Jake Livingston, a YA ghostly thriller with a Black, LGBT+ lead. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 13:17:38 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You tops UK book charts

In its first week on sale, Rooney’s new novel has outsold Jamie Oliver and beaten day-one sales of her previous book Normal People by 1,200% at WaterstonesSally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You has shot to the top of the UK’s book charts, selling more than 40,000 copies in just five... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-14 14:20:14 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's Beautiful World, Where Are You finds the top spot

Sally Rooney's Beautiful World, Where Are You (Faber) has debuted in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 46,065 copies in its first week on sale, making it the fastest selling Adult Fiction title since sales figures returned in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 00:26:45 UTC ]
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New Rooney is already 2021’s bestselling hardback novel, says Waterstones

Sally Rooney’s latest novel Beautiful World, Where Are You (Faber) is already the biggest-selling hardback fiction title of 2021 at Waterstones after just three days on sale, the chain's m.d. James Daunt has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 14:57:27 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney’s latest novel is a lucid, nuanced story about coming of age in a broken world

“Beautiful World, Where Are You” more than lives up to the promise of its predecessors and even exceeds the hype. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney Gets Outside of People’s Heads

In her third novel, “Beautiful World, Where Are You,” the Irish author observes her unhappy young protagonists from a notable distance. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2021-09-10 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond normal: new novel brings Sally Rooney mania to bookshops across UK

Many shops plan to open early for the arrival of Sally Rooney’s latest novel, Beautiful World, Where Are You next monthWhen they were children they lined the streets in their witch hats and capes, keen to pick up the latest Harry Potter title as bookshops opened their doors at midnight. Now they... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-28 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Baskerville to publish Takamura's Japanese bestseller

Baskerville, the new crime and thriller imprint of John Murray, will publish Kaoru Takamura's Lady Joker, for the first time in the UK, 25 years after its original Japanese publication. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 14:41:27 UTC ]
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Global publishing heads debate pandemic impact at BolognaBookPlus

Publishing heads from around the world discussed supply chain issues, the rise of online sales, subscription models and the dominance of Amazon at a round table event this week for BolognaBookPlus, the new general trade arm of the Bologna Book Fair.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 10:29:37 UTC ]
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Germany’s Publishers Demand That Belarus Release Roman Protasevich

The Börsenverein has partnered with Frankfurter Buchmesse and nine other institutions in a petition pressing for the activist's release. The post Germany’s Publishers Demand That Belarus Release Roman Protasevich appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-01 22:42:59 UTC ]
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Steinbeck Estate Won't Publish Werewolf Novel

A scholar of American literature at Stanford says it’s worth publishing. The agents representing the Steinbeck estate strongly disagree. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-27 14:53:04 UTC ]
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Bonus Vlautin CD released as Faber publishes novel

To celebrate the publication of Willy Vlautin’s new novel The Night Always Comes (3rd June), Faber has announced a bonus CD for Rough Trade customers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-24 09:39:47 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report

The fourth annual diversity survey of British publishing shows progress in women's leadership, slower movement in BAME employment. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-12 14:37:25 UTC ]
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