Teenage kicks: Illustrator Small takes Dark turn

We spoke to award-winning children’s illustrator David Small, who returns this October with a "fictional follow-up" to his 2009 memoir Stitches. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turn, turn, turn

If we are fortunate, then this past week may come to be seen as a turning point: the victory of president-elect Joe Biden; the announcement of a potential vaccine; the lifting of the most severe Covid-19 restrictions in Wales; and the moment at which the industry found its voice and declared... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 20:45:59 UTC ]
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Dark Books for Dark Times

Read these spine-tingling works of science fiction and fantasy at your own risk. Continue reading at The New York Times

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In a tough ad climate, small publishers are finding success in small donations

Publishers are finding readers are willing to make small-dollar donations to support news operations. The post In a tough ad climate, small publishers are finding success in small donations appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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It’s Take Two for Take Magazine

After nearly folding in 2016, the magazine is back and better than before. The post It’s Take Two for Take Magazine appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore

A significant merger in influential independent publishers in the US, and a new wholesale distribution deal for a language-training program outside the States. The post International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'We need small presses': author launches new award to support fiction from small publishers

The Republic of Consciousness prize has been launched by novelist Neil Griffiths, who intends to ‘guilt trip’ bestselling authors into contributingThe award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize celebrating the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In ‘Nightbitch,’ a listless mother turns feral

Despite an outlandish conceit, Rachel Yoder’s debut is a reminder of the shared experiences of motherhood. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Yes, I Love Books, But Please Don’t Take Me To a Bookstore

One avid reader on why being taken to the bookstore is way more anxiety-producing than it is enjoyable. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Craig White Takes Over from Randall White at EDC

Longtime Educational Development Corp. chairman, CEO, and president Randall White has turned over leadership of the company to his son Craig White, who has been named CEO and president. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Emmanuel Carrère’s Dark Places, by Felipe Restrepo Pombo

Essay Photo by Rodion Kutsaev / Unsplash When I met Emmanuel Carrère in 2014, I had one question for him. I was sent by the magazine I worked for at the time to interview him at a literary festival in which he was participating. Carrère had just... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Dark clouds gather over press freedom in Europe

A week ago, Peter R. de Vries, a star journalist in the Netherlands, was leaving a studio where he’d just appeared as a guest on a TV program, RTL Boulevard, when a gunman shot him five times, including in the head. De Vries has covered the criminal underworld dating back to the eighties and... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Laura Lippman’s suspense novel ‘Dream Girl’ takes its cue from Stephen King

In Lippman’s 25th novel, a bedridden novelist is haunted by a woman who claims to be one of his characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Francine Prose’s ‘The Vixen’ turns Cold War paranoia into smart comedy

‘The Vixen’ offers an illuminating reflection on the slippery nature of truth in America, then and now. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bonsignore takes CUP and Cambridge Assessment equality role ahead of merger

Serita Bonsignore has been appointed to a newly created director role working across Cambridge University Press (CUP) and Cambridge Assessment.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins takes two more from Middleton

HarperCollins has bought two more non-fiction titles from Ant Middleton, kicking off with Mental Fitness in November this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Unit Sales Had Small Gain Last Week

Despite nonfiction sales being down in all major categories, unit sales of print books managed to eke out a 1.1% increase last week over the week ended June 20, 2020 in outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstat chart: Jewell takes the crown

Lisa Jewell’s The Family Upstairs (Cornerstone) headed up to the top of the Bookstat e-book top 10 for the week ending 12th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Take part in the third Young Sportswriter of the Year competition

The Guardian and Football School are inviting 7- to 12-year-olds in the UK and Ireland to see if they can pen the piece that comes topThe Guardian and the book series Football School are launching our third Young Sportswriter of the Year competition, open to all seven- to 12-year-olds in the UK... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-09 09:00:45 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson Dies at 84; Turned Scholastic Into an Empire

With help from Harry Potter, the Magic School Bus and the Baby-Sitters Club, he created the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Witch Titles Take Magickal Flight

Witchcraft books fit in a niche no more. Diverse authors writing on an expansive range of topics drive sales higher each year for several publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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