Tartt's 'Goldfinch' Doubles Sales Following Pulitzer Win

"The Goldfinch" is on pace to be the bestselling Pulitzer fiction winner since "Olive Kitteridge." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo doubles lifetime sales in five days after joint Booker win

Almost 6,000 copies of Girl, Woman, Other sold in the week after Evaristo’s win alongside Margaret AtwoodBernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other more than doubled its lifetime sales in the week following its Booker prize win, with joint winner The Testaments by Margaret Atwood also flying off... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-22 16:25:45 UTC ]
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Podcasts can now win Pulitzer Prizes

Podcasts like S-Town, Serial and Believed aren't just enthralling, they're also great examples of hard-hitting, in-depth reporting. With that in mind, the Pulitzer Prize Board is adding a new journalism prize category for audio reporting. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-12-06 17:44:00 UTC ]
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Hisham Matar follows his Pulitzer-winning ‘The Return’ with a meditation on art amid mourning

The reflections on art in “A Month in Siena” are beautiful and full of insight, but the book is about so much more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-06 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Double win for Ian Rankin as inaugural Capital Crime festival hailed a success

Six hundred people flocked to London’s inaugural Capital Crime festival over the weekend, with Ian Rankin scooping two awards at the Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 16:13:14 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Posts Double Digit Six Month Sales Gain

Unit sales rose 24% in the first six months of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, while revenue increased 26% at Sourcebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in First Half of '19

Driven by a number of acquisitions and hundreds of bestselling books, profits at Penguin Random House jumped 33.0% in the first half of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018 and revenue rose 11.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Double win for Orion at BMS awards

Orion scooped two prizes at The Book Marketing Society’s latest seasonal awards, with wins for Penguin Random House and Pan Macmillan too.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-23 01:57:04 UTC ]
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Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison explain why she told black stories

Celebrated novelist Toni Morrison has died at 88, and she leaves behind a commanding legacy of the black experience in literature. Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died, according to a friend who confirmed the news to the Associated Press. She was 88 years old.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-06 11:00:50 UTC ]
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IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales for 2019

IVP has increased its sales over 16% from last year with a mix of old and new bestsellers, a new distribution partnership, and Amazon’s marketing services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Herman Wouk, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Dead At 103

Wouk authored million-selling books like "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds Of War." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-17 16:46:19 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting with USC gynecologist series

The Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting Monday for its series of stories that exposed a USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students during three decades at a campus clinic. Three investigative reporters with The Times — Harriet Ryan, Matt... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBA playoffs: Ben Simmons triple-double leads 76ers to Game 2 win over Nets

Ben Simmons got an earful from the Philly crowd. With the same 76ers fans Simmons put on blast for booing in the playoff opener now going wild in Game 2, Simmons cupped a hand to his right ear just like Allen Iverson's signature move to spur the cheers even louder. And he did it with Iverson... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Powers, Blight, Stewart Win Pulitzers in Fiction, History, Biography

The 2019 Pulitzer Prizes for Letters were awarded in the book categories of fiction, history, biography poetry, general nonfiction, and criticism on Monday afternoon at the Columbia University School of Journalism in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Stratospheric' political book sales almost double in two years

Exposés of the Trump White House have led the boom, but readers have also been turning to theoretical work from authors including Marx and OrwellWhether it boils down to a desperation to understand the intricacies of Theresa May’s backstop or a longing for reason in these troubled times, sales... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers for November: The ‘Double Eleven’ Sales Boost

An annual round of sales pricing on Double Eleven or 'singles day' provides a bump to Chinese publishers and booksellers in November. The post China Bestsellers for November: The ‘Double Eleven’ Sales Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Developers, philanthropists and a Pulitzer-winning novelist will help choose USC's next president

The diverse group charged with selecting USC’s next president includes a former Goldman Sachs executive, a prominent social worker, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and the founding CEO of the nation’s largest health benefits company. Rick Caruso, the billionaire developer leading the search... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Griffiths enjoys double win at Dead Good Reader Awards

Quercus author Elly Griffiths emerged triumphant at the Dead Good Reader Awards with a double win while Clare Macintosh, C J Tudor, Lee Child and Lisa Jewell also scooped awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pulitzer-winning justice book to be published in UK

Little, Brown imprint Abacus will publish legal academic James Forman Jr’s Pulitzer-winning exploration of US justice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Compton's Kendrick Lamar makes history with Pulitzer Prize win

Their names are inked in history books and on the walls of hallowed concert halls as winners of American music’s most esteemed award, the Pulitzer Prize for music: Aaron Copland, George Crumb, John Luther Adams, Ornette Coleman, Caroline Shaw and dozens more. Add to that list the man nicknamed... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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