Sherman Alexie, suffering from depression, cancels his post-California book tour

Sherman Alexie, the author whose recent memoir "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" chronicles his stormy relationship with his late mother, is canceling much of his book tour, citing a struggle with depression. Alexie will make appearances this week in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Menlo Park... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Solutions and Other Problems’ author Allie Brosh talks cats, depressions and the joys of Zoom book tours

Brosh’s long-awaited graphic memoir comes seven years after her bestseller, “Hyperbole and a Half.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-08 11:49:19 UTC ]
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The Terrible Ripple Effect of Canceled Book Tours

An author examines how tours canceled due to Covid-19 impact all parts of the book world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher cancels ‘American Dirt’ book tour: ‘Serious mistakes’ and ‘concerns about safety’

The 13 events left to promote the highly anticipated -- and then, highly-condemned -- novel will instead be replaced by town hall-style discussions between the author, Jeanine Cummins, and critics of the book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-30 12:25:04 UTC ]
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'American Dirt' publisher cancels entire book tour due to 'safety' concerns

'American Dirt' publisher Flatiron Books announced on Wednesday that it was canceling its book tour with Jeanine Cummins. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 20:47:11 UTC ]
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Palin book tour cancelled due to heart surgery

Sir Michael Palin’s upcoming UK book tour has been cancelled after he revealed he is due to undergo heart surgery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 01:32:31 UTC ]
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Faber tight-lipped as Moby cancels UK book tour

Faber remains tight-lipped as Moby cancels his UK and Ireland book tour after a row with Natalie Portman over sections of his memoir Things Fall Apart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 01:28:12 UTC ]
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Moby cancels book tour amid Natalie Portman backlash

Bad news, Moby fans: The book tour is off. On his website, the electronic musician announced he was canceling all upcoming appearances. “Moby is canceling all upcoming public appearances for the foreseeable future,” the statement reads. “We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. All... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-29 21:50:00 UTC ]
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Mrs Hinch cancels book tour dates

Instagram sensation Mrs Hinch has been forced to cancel her remaining book tour dates in Glasgow, London and Southampton for her bestselling cleaning guide-slash-memoir Hinch Yourself Happy (Michael Joseph).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Radio presenter Jay-Jay Harvey cancels her book tour outright

The Edge presenter Jay-Jay Harvey has cancelled the rest of her book tour after walking out during a broadcast last month. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jay-Jay Harvey disappears from radio show and cancels book tour for two weeks

Radio star Jay-Jay Harvey has cancelled the next two weeks of her book tour after walking out on her show live on air. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Need a summer book recommendation? The Post’s book team fields your questions.

The staff of Book World will answer your questions and provide their recommendations on Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-02 07:00:47 UTC ]
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BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair

On the way to producing a new joint international children's book fair in Russia for 2021, BolognaFiere and Moscow's fair are collaborating on a tour. The post BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-27 05:30:16 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Post-Amazon, Goodreads Still a Place for Book Lovers

Director of author marketing, Pat Brown, spoke about how the company remains, even after being acquired by Amazon, a place for authors and their fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Now there’s a real-life Grinch cave, for people who’ve misunderstood the book or enjoy suffering.

Here’s something sick, deviant, and against nature: Dr. Seuss Enterprises has partnered with vacation rental management company Vacasa to create a real-life version of the Grinch’s cave—home of the Grinch, the titular role in the book about the Grinch. I’m a little perplexed by why someone would... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-10 19:05:11 UTC ]
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Ann Patchett on why she isn't doing a conventional book tour — possibly ever again

Bestselling author Ann Patchett talks about book tours, Tom Hanks and 'These Precious Days,' her new book of essays. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-23 14:00:12 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Post Another Small Gain

A small gain in adult nonfiction and more fiction increases led to a 2.7% increase in unit sales of print books last week over the comparable week last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus pre-empts Morrison's book on birth and post-partum recovery

Quercus Non Fiction has pre-empted The Birth Debrief by Illiyin Morrison, a book offering practical solutions to navigating pregnancy and transitioning into postpartum life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-27 07:47:27 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Is Literary IP as Valuable in a Post-Pandemic Hollywood?

Production companies remain eager to acquire new material, U.S. Book Show panelists discussing literary IP agreed—although how the relationship between theaters and streaming services plays out, they added, is far from decided. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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