Staff Pick: Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends Michael Burleigh’s lengthy, speedy account of two decades of imperialist 'little wars' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Turn on the Night' by Geraldo Valério

Children's reviews editor John Sellers recommends 'Turn on the Night' by Geraldo Valério, a picture book about a sleeping girl who transforms into a giant wolflike dog and embarks on a midnight mission with a pair of animal accomplices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saraband’s Sara Hunt: A View From the ‘Small Independent Publishing World’

When readers are wooed by 'global entertainment,' an independent press like Saraband, home to a Man Booker longlisted novel, can use 'a little bit more traction.' The post Saraband’s Sara Hunt: A View From the ‘Small Independent Publishing World’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'So Sad Today' by Melissa Broder

Contributing editor Sonia Jaffe Robbins recommends 'So Sad Today' by Melissa Broder, an earnest, sophisticated collection of essays exploring the roots and expressions of her own sadness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Problems' by Jade Sharma

Reviews editor Seth Satterlee recommends 'Problems' by Jade Sharma, a bold, unforgiving, and hilarious novel about a bored, highly sexed drug addict. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Making of 'To the Bright Edge of the World': Eowyn Ivey Talks with Her Editors

Pulitzer finalist Eowyn Ivey, author of 'To the Bright Edge of the World,' talks to her editors, Reagan Arthur and Mary-Anne Harrington, about the editing process. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hackney indie makes 'Small Biz 100' list

The Ship of Adventures bookshop in London's Hackney has been named in Small Business Saturday UK’s "Small Biz 100" for 2016, a campaign promoting and supporting small businesses on the high street. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: The Ashfall Series by Mike Mullin

Assistant editor Drucilla Shultz recommends The Ashfall Series by Mike Mullin, a natural disaster adventure story following 15-year-old Alex, who is left at home by his family the weekend Yellowstone's super volcano decides to erupt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'A Stolen Life' and 'Freedom' by Jaycee Dugard

Religion news editor Emma Koonse recommends 'A Stolen Life' and 'Freedom' by Jaycee Dugard, two memoirs detailing Dugard's kidnapping at age 11, her 18 years in captivity, and her path to recovery over the past six years of freedom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'My Stolen Life' and 'Freedom' by Jaycee Dugard

Religion news editor Emma Koonse recommends 'My Stolen Life' and 'Freedom' by Jaycee Dugard, two memoirs detailing Dugard's kidnapping at age 11, her 18 years in captivity, and her path to recovery over the past six years of freedom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Lonely Cty' by Olivia Laing

Reviews editor Annie Coreno recommends 'The Lonely Cty' by Olivia Laing, a smart, enthralling, beautifully articulate meditation on loneliness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Lonely City' by Olivia Laing

Reviews editor Annie Coreno recommends 'The Lonely City' by Olivia Laing, a smart, enthralling, beautifully articulate meditation on loneliness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book on First World War signaller to The History Press

The History Press is to publish a book based on an original set of sketchbooks and diaries from a signaller in the First World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Name of the Rose' by Umberto Eco

Senior reviews editor Peter Cannon recommends 'The Name of the Rose' by Umberto Eco, a Sherlock Holmes-like murder mystery set in a secluded Italian monastery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Pond' by Claire-Louise Bennett

Reviews editor Seth Satterlee recommends 'Pond' by Claire-Louise Bennett, featuring an unnamed, slightly unhinged narrator who has sheltered herself into a cottage in the countryside. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Sunny' by Taiyo Matsumoto

Layout and production assistant Matt White recommends 'Sunny' by Taiyo Matsumoto, a manga about the lives of misfit adolescents at the Star Kids Home in 1970s suburban Japan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Art in the Blood: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure' by Bonnie MacBird

Senior reviews editor Peter Cannon recommends 'Art in the Blood: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure' by Bonnie MacBird, featuring a vulnerable, fallible, more modern Holmes who must recover a kidnapped boy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Man with the Golden Typewriter' by Ian Fleming

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends 'The Man with the Golden Typewriter' by Ian Fleming, a selection of the author's James Bond-related correspondence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: Penryn and the End of Days Trilogy by Susan Ee

Assistant editor Drucilla Shultz recommends the Penryn and the End of Days Trilogy by Susan Ee, a refreshingly dark YA love story set during an angel apocalypse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Pocket-Size God' by Robert F Griffin

Reviews editor Seth Satterlee recommends 'The Pocket-Size God' by Robert F Griffin, a collection of columns from the Notre Dame cleric between 1972 and 1994. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Central Station' by Lavie Tidhar

Features editor Carolyn Juris recommends 'Central Station' by Lavie Tidhar, a set of linked short stories in a post-singularity world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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