September acquires John Howkins' take on the future of work

September Publishing has bought John Howkins’ Invisible - The Future of Work, about the increasing importance of the often invisible creative process in the work place. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Washington Post editor Martin Baron is working on a book about Trump, Bezos and the future of journalism

“Collision of Power” will be part memoir and part investigation into what’s ahead for the free press. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-28 16:45:36 UTC ]
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Canongate acquires story collection from John Edgar Wideman

Canongate is to publish a set of stories from US writer John Edgar Wideman, 40 years after the author released his first collection.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 14:47:16 UTC ]
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Daunt Books Originals acquires 'landmark work' of Black studies professor

Daunt Books Publishing has acquired Ordinary Notes by Christina Sharpe, a work of creative non-fiction about memorial and remembrance.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 23:40:05 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires debut set in all-girls boarding school

John Murray has acquired Emily Layden's debut novel All Girls, already optioned by HBO, exploring assault, consent and "what it means to be a young female in today’s world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 22:43:02 UTC ]
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September Publishing acquires guide to London's Afro-Caribbean history

September Publishing is to release the "first comprehensive guide" to London's Afro-Caribbean history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 16:43:22 UTC ]
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Pushkin acquires 'genre-bending' work from Benjamín Labatut

Pushkin Press is to publish When We Cease to Understand the World  by Chilean author Benjamín Labatut, translated by Adrian Nathan West. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 03:43:53 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires Bodleian director's history of knowledge

John Murray is to publish Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack by Richard Ovenden, director of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 22:22:06 UTC ]
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Future Plc Acquires SmartBrief for $45 to $65 Million

Future plc has acquired Washington, D.C.-based online B2B publisher SmartBrief, the latest move in a string of purchases aimed at expanding the London-based media giant's presence in the U.S. Expected to close on Wednesday, the agreement involves an initial purchase price of $45 million—funded... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-30 16:09:27 UTC ]
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John Waters on Working for Mary Oliver in Her Bookstore

In this week’s episode of A Phone Call From Paul, Paul Holdengraber and John Waters discuss his new memoir, Mr. Know-It-All (or as he describes, a “self-help book for lunatics,” what he’s reading this summer, and his experience working for Mary Oliver at her bookstore in Provincetown. From the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-18 08:48:16 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires endangered poetry anthology

John Murray Press has acquired an anthology of 50 poems written in endangered languages, accompanied by translations and commentaries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires Munroe's 'delightfully mind-bending' self-help guide

John Murray has acquired the new "delightfully mind-bending'" book from bestselling author and cartoonist Randall Munroe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forget Zuckerberg – the tech giants don’t have to own the future | John Harris

Facebook, Google and Apple make the headlines, but there are many inspiring startups to dissipate the sense of techno-dreadA quarter of a century ago, the Canadian author Douglas Coupland published his third novel. Microserfs was the tale of a group of young Microsoft employees who decide to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder acquires 'seminal work' on morality from Rabbi Lord Sacks

Hodder has acquired a new book from thought leader and Rabbi Jonathan Sacks about the "outsourcing" of morality and what needs to be done to recover it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK-Based Future Acquires Purch for $132.5 Million

Future plc has reached an agreement to acquire U.S.-based rival Purch's consumer-facing brands, as well as its RAMP ad tech platform, for $132.5 million (£102 million), significantly expanding the London-based technology publisher's already growing North American footprint. Under the terms of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber acquires ‘essential’ non-fiction title from John Grindrod

Faber & Faber has acquired an "essential" new non-fiction title from author and senior campaigns manager John Grindrod. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires Irish reimagining of Homer's Iliad

John Murray is publishing Michael Hughes' "vivid, funny and brutal" reimagining of Homer's Iliad, set at the end of the Troubles in Northern Ireland in the mid-1990s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Publishing Group Future Acquires NewBay Media

International media group Future plc has acquired NewBay Media for an initial net value of $13.8 million, the companies announced today. NewBay Media, based in London and New York, is a magazine and website publisher, with multiple verticals covering fields like TV and audio, electronics and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolina Wren Press Acquires John F. Blair

Durham, N.C.-based Carolina Wren Press is acquiring the trademarks and backlist of Winston-Salem-based publisher John F. Blair. The combined company will function as a non-profit publisher and will be renamed Blair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires 'true new talent' Lex Coulton

John Murray is publishing Falling Short, a "funny, uplifting, deeply moving" literary debut by "true new talent" Lex Coulton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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