Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet | 'We wanted to make a moment where the world disappears'

Foreign travel is still a distant dream when I speak to Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet on the anniversary of the first national lockdown, making the setting of their new picture book I Spy Island (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) impossibly idyllic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 20:38:45 UTC ]
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'Keep making the world a better place' Osman urges booksellers

Richard Osman has praised the "passion and intelligence" of booksellers up and down the UK, applauding their hard work and adaptability during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Terumi Echols Wants IVP to Reach the World

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Clare Weze | 'It’s only latterly I’ve been making the characters whatever [I want them to be]'

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S&S launches Hendra and Linnet picture book series

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is to launch a new picture book series from author and illustrator team Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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David Duchovny wants to be taken seriously as a novelist. His new book makes a good case.

“Truly Like Lightning” is an irreverent and ambitious tale that shows off the “X-Files” actor’s literary chops. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Andrew Hunter Murray | 'I wanted the story to be the uncovering of a secret about this world'

Andrew Hunter Murray was out walking when an image occurred to him: a still Earth, half in light, half in darkness, no longer rotating. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ellery Lloyd | 'We absolutely didn’t want to make Emmy a demon'

This January, crime will pay — for publishers at least. It’s a strong month for nefarious tales of all hues but the best psychological thriller in ages comes from a brand new name, Ellery Lloyd, a pseudonym for husband-and-wife writing team Collette Lyons and Paul Vlitos. Their first book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two rarely seen paintings offer a peek into the very private world of Paul and Bunny Mellon

“Paul and Bunny Mellon: Visual Biographies - The Trompe l’Oeil Paintings at Oak Spring, Virginia” explores two paintings that reveal a great deal about their owners. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Inside the Washington Post newsroom: History-making moments and good gossip

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Why the President Didn’t Want the World to Read Mary Trump’s Story

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Author Bernardine Evaristo: 'This is a history-making moment'

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In ‘Short Life in a Strange World,’ paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder help an author make sense of his existence

Toby Ferris traveled across Europe to see all of the Dutch Renaissance painter’s surviving work. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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They wanted to remake the world; instead we got President Trump

Andrew Bacevich explains how America’s elites wasted the promise of the post-Cold War era. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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S&S Children’s acquire three titles from Hendra and Linnet

Simon & Schuster Children’s has acquired three more books by picture book duo Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet the Authors and Editors Behind Random House's New ‘Make Me a World’ Imprint

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How science fiction and fantasy can help us make sense of the world

Speculative writers flesh out our passing thoughts into complete, functioning societies and explore how they might unfold. Continue reading at The Conversation

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