Stratford-upon-Avon festival hosts Lee Child event ahead of biography launch

The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is hosting a one-off interview with Lee Child, ahead of the publication of his biography The Reacher Guy: The Authorised Biography of Lee Child (Constable) by Dr Heather Martin.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 04:44:23 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival is to go ahead as a live event in September and it will also run a streaming service, thanks to funding from Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Constable to publish Lee Child's authorised biography

Constable will publish the authorised biography of Lee Child, The Reacher Guy, by Heather Martin next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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GCHQ to host Turing biography launch

GCHQ – the Government Communications Headquarters – is to hold its first book launch for a forthcoming biography of Alan Turing written by his nephew. As the successor organisation to Bletchley Park (the central site of the UK's Government Code and Cypher School), GCHQ will host the launch of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ukraine’s International Book Space Festival Returns as a Physical Event

With a focus on 'New Intimacy' during the ongoing pandemic, Ukraine's International Book Space Festival in Dnipro runs September 3 to 5. The post Ukraine’s International Book Space Festival Returns as a Physical Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Yorkshire comic festival launches donation drive for libraries and schools

A comic art festival based in Yorkshire is encouraging the public to donate new and used comic books to its organisation, which will then distribute copies to schools and libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Galbraith series hits audiobook milestone ahead of paperback launch

J K Rowling's Cormoran Strike series, written under the name Robert Galbraith, have hit an audiobook milestone for Little, Brown ahead of the fifth novel's paperback release. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Mac and bks Agency host free demystifying publishing event

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Bradford Literature Festival returns as hybrid event with Moran, Wilson and Rosen

The Bradford Literature Festival will return from 25th June to 4th July with a mix of live and free online events including appearances from Caitlin Moran, A A Dhand, Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Rosen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette's Pride network hosts free Stella Duffy event

Hachette UK’s Pride network is hosting an event with Virago author Stella Duffy, as part of a series of sessions devoted to LGBTQIA+ novelists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop UK is launching a series of online events.

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Physical events to return at Theakston crime writing festival

Organisers of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival have confirmed live events will go ahead later this year, after the government unveiled its roadmap out of lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edinburgh International Book Festival switches venue for August event

The Edinburgh International Book Festival will run from 14th to 30th August at a new location: the Edinburgh College of Art. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shukla launches first podcast ahead of Bluebird memoir

Nikesh Shukla is launching his first podcast series “Brown Baby” in January 2021 in partnership with Acast, ahead of his forthcoming memoir of the same name. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jacaranda launches online book festival

Independent publisher and bookseller Jacaranda is to launch an online book festival in December, celebrating a new wave of black British authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Irish digital children's book festival launches

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Lee and Andrew Child's The Sentinel stands guard in top spot

Lee Child's 25th Jack Reacher title The Sentinel (Bantam), written with his brother Andrew, has gone straight to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 55,751 copies sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booker Prize reveals shortlist events ahead of big announcement

The Booker Prize will showcase its shortlisted authors with appearances via “Front Row”, social media and Guardian Live alongside readings from the Old Vic on the big night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries Week features nationwide Haig event and Bonnier book club launch

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