The King and I

It is not often that I get to reprise an interview I did 20 years ago with an executive occupying the same position at the same company today. But in talking to Laurence King, founder and m.d. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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Hachette UK Buys Laurence King Publishing

Laurence King Publishing, the original publisher of adult coloring book queen Johanna Basford, has been acquired by fellow U.K.-based publisher Hachette UK in a deal signed August 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys Laurence King Publishing

Hachette UK has bought arts and gifts specialist Laurence King Publishing for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 17:19:46 UTC ]
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Waterstones closes branch in Lancaster King Street

Waterstones has announced the closure of its store in Lancaster's King Street, saying it will not be renewing the lease.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-27 18:17:22 UTC ]
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Laurence King rushes Anderson's bike book into autumn list

Laurence King Publishing is rushing Back on Your Bike by Alan Anderson into its autumn 2020 list in anticipation of a post-Covid cycling boom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 18:37:33 UTC ]
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‘By Force Alone’ is an exciting and wickedly funny reimagining of the King Arthur legend

In Lavie Tidhar’s novel, Arthur gets his start as a precocious gang leader, while Guinevere leads her own all-female mercenary band. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-21 06:33:03 UTC ]
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The King of Jazz and Pop: Ricky Riccardi on Louis Armstrong

In his new book, 'Heart Full of Rhythm', Ricky Riccardi chronicles the life and work of jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, who was one of America’s most popular entertainers as well as one of its most influential musical innovators. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King novel Later to be released by Hard Case Crime

Stephen King is publishing a new crime novel, Later, with Titan Books imprint Hard Case Crime in March 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 01:17:41 UTC ]
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Laurence King Publishing offers Woolf essay early to bookshops

Laurence King Publishing is branching out with the first standalone volume of Virginia Woolf’s essay How Should One Read a Book? featuring a new introduction and afterword by author Sheila Heti. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 10:27:44 UTC ]
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McBride's Deacon King Kong to Doubleday

Doubleday has acquired Deacon King Kong by National Book Award Winner James McBride. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 23:11:02 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics by Tom Scioli

In the new graphic biography, 'Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics', comics artist and biographer Tom Scioli pays tribute to Kirby, arguably the greatest superhero comic book artist of all time. In this 11-page excerpt Scioli depicts Kirby’s life on the Lower East Side and the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oprah’s next book club pick is Deacon King Kong.

Oprah Winfrey announced today that her next book club selection would be Deacon King Kong by James McBride, a novel that she says resonates at a time when America is facing a reckoning over race and violence against black people. “In a moment when our country roils with righteous anger and grief... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-16 20:04:23 UTC ]
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Boldwood and Ad Lib snare Tiger King book for new e-book venture

Boldwood Books has launched an e-book collaboration with John Blake's Ad Lib, starting with a book that reveals all about the stars of hit Netflix series “Tiger King”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 19:13:40 UTC ]
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Ford to draw keyworker superheroes in Laurence King competition

Laurence King Publishing (LKP) has launched a competition for children to nominate a keyworker they would like illustrator Jason Ford to draw as a superhero. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 05:43:41 UTC ]
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‘If It Bleeds’ reaffirms Stephen King’s mastery of short fiction

A new collection contains stories that cover a surprising amount of emotional territory but can still be read in a sitting. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-20 07:41:00 UTC ]
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Humor Is the Dominant Note: On James McBride’s “Deacon King Kong”

A MAJOR FEATURE of the African-American writer James McBride’s books — beginning with the memoir The Color of Water (1995), a tribute to his white mother — is the large dose of humor injected into subjects that are, on the face of things, deadly serious if not sacred. Here in The Color of Water... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-18 19:00:39 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite to publish King's professor's guide to ageing well

Yellow Kite has acquired a book on "the art of healthy ageing", The Lazarus Strategy: How to Age Well and Wisely, by 84-year-old Dr Norman Lazarus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 23:22:32 UTC ]
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James McBride’s ‘Deacon King Kong’ offers a rollicking examination of a Brooklyn community

The National Book Award-winning author follows an aging deacon whose mysterious actions set a sprawling plot in motion. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-09 15:07:32 UTC ]
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Stephen King attacks axing of Woody Allen book

Writer ‘uneasy’ over US publisher’s decision to drop director’s memoirAuthor Stephen King has hit out at publisher Hachette over its decision to drop publication of Woody Allen’s memoir after a protest from his son, the author Ronan Farrow, prompted a walkout of staff at the publishing group’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-08 08:10:29 UTC ]
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Lily King’s ‘Writers & Lovers’ delivers pure joy

Can a young writer find creative fulfillment after all her friends have settled down, married up and sold out? Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-04 19:24:27 UTC ]
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