Scribner scoops 'Covid-Age' Decameron

Scribner is to publish The Decameron Project, an anthology of 29 stories about a modern plague, written by authors including Margaret Atwood, Andrew O’Hagan, Colm Tóibín, Kamila Shamsie, Rachel Kushner and David Mitchell.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 08:28:47 UTC ]
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Scribner scoops Ranklin-Gee's novel Dreamland

Scribner UK is to publish Dreamland, a novel of "originality, urgency and great importance" by Rosa Ranklin-Gee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 03:40:45 UTC ]
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Scribner scoops Odafen's 'powerful' debut novel

Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner is to publish debut writer Aiwanose Odafen's feminist novel Tomorrow I Become a Woman as part of a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 09:02:57 UTC ]
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Photo Essay: Midwest Booksellers Adapt to the Age of Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic enters its second month, these images capture booksellers continuing to adapt to a shifting retailing landscape. Some states are relaxing restrictions on business, while others remain locked down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Learning at Home in the Age of Covid-19

While schools are closed nationwide due to the pandemic, educational companies and publishers are rushing to offer digital resources for educators and families. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age print subscription update in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

As many of us transition to working from home in this unprecedented situation, we recognize that you may not be receiving your print copy of Ad Age. We would like to offer you the option to redirect your copy of Ad Age to your home so you can continue to enjoy the magazine in print. To change... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-03-19 18:27:27 UTC ]
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HarperNonFiction scoops Cavendish's ageing society debut

HarperCollins will publish the debut book of broadcaster and Financial Times contributing editor Camilla Cavendish, Extra Time: Ten Lessons for an Ageing Society, in May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corsair scoops 'dazzling' Goon Squad 'sibling novel' by Egan

Publisher Corsair has scooped a "dazzling" new novel from Jennifer Egan, described as a "sibling novel" to her Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad (Corsair). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 10:30:59 UTC ]
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Scribner Buys New Jennifer Egan Book

'The Candy House,' set for April 5, 2022, is being dubbed by Scribner as a "sibling novel" to Egan's Pulitzer Prize-winning 2010 book, 'A Visit from the Goon Squad,' and is set over the course of decades in and around both New York City and San Francisco. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“The Leftovers” Is Teaching Me Who I Want to Be After Covid

I’ve been watching the Extremely Sad Show for Extremely Sad People for a few months now. I only learned this a few weeks ago, though.  At an editorial meeting for the literary magazine where I’m a columnist, someone said she was watching “the extremely sad show for extremely sad people.” Another... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-06-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Constable scoops Taylor's Sexy But Psycho

Constable has scooped Sexy But Psycho: Uncovering the Labelling of Women and Girls by Dr Jessica Taylor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-26 22:20:20 UTC ]
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Blink scoops Flintoff's 'unique approach to life'

Blink will publish The Book of Fred by presenter and former cricketer Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-26 21:24:35 UTC ]
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Ford's debut scooped by Aquarius Films for TV series

Aquarius Films is producing "Fight Like A Girl", a comedy drama TV series based on the book of the same name by Australian feminist writer Clementine Ford. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-20 20:08:56 UTC ]
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The 1923 novel ‘Nordenholt’s Million’ explores issues unnervingly familiar in the Trump-covid era

The book, written by a British chemist, imagines a wealthy tycoon’s disturbing plan to save (some) humans from a biological disaster. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-26 16:14:54 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Indie Bookselling in the Digital Age

A panel of executives from Bookshop.org, Libro.fm, and IndieCommerce discussed ways in which booksellers could use their platforms to take full advantage of the shifts in consumer behavior since the pandemic began. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Marie Claire owner reports record profits on back of Covid reading boom

Future’s share price soars as it says full-year results will be ‘materially ahead’ of expectationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFuture, the owner of magazines from Marie Claire to Metal Hammer and sites such as TechRadar and GoCompare, has reported record revenues... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-19 12:15:47 UTC ]
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Australian Press Council criticises Herald Sun for ‘misleading’ Pfizer Covid vaccine subheading

Regulatory body says subheading implying deaths of six people in clinical trials were due to the vaccine was not fair or balancedA subheading saying six people that took part in the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial died was not fair or balanced, the Australian Press Council has found,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-19 02:44:28 UTC ]
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Jim Shepard’s ‘Phase Six’ makes covid look like a dress rehearsal

You can spot strains of Michael Crichton in these thoughtful pages like panther paws grafted onto a lab-created sheep. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-11 11:00:00 UTC ]
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More support needed as Covid-19 hits author earnings, say MPs

More targeted support is needed for the country’s “fragile creative and cultural sectors” beyond emergency funding, according to a new report into the impact of coronavirus on the UK’s authors and writers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 05:20:25 UTC ]
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What can ‘The Age of Decadence’ teach us about today? A great deal.

Simon Heffer’s encyclopedic book about Victorian and Edwardian England offers a fascinating perspective on the present. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-05 06:00:00 UTC ]
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