The schemes and ambitions of Joseph P. Kennedy, undiplomatic ambassador

From his post in Britain, he discouraged opposition to Hitler and plotted a presidential bid. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Michael Joseph scoops Tremelling's fighter pilot memoir

An “exhilarating and insightful” memoir of life as a fighter pilot from Commander Paul Tremelling has been signed by Penguin Michael Joseph. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-14 01:50:19 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio signs Kennedy's memoir on relationship with mother

Hodder Studio has landed Letters from Brenda by Emma Kennedy, a memoir that explores the author's relationship with her mum, inspired by the discovery of 75 lost letters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 23:00:44 UTC ]
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Gay launches fellowship scheme for aspiring writers through Substack

Roxane Gay is launching a new one-year fellowship programme which will see her support three aspiring writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 16:04:26 UTC ]
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UpLift literature leadership scheme for young people of colour launches

Words of Colour Productions and the Irish Writers Centre have unveiled UpLift, an international literature leadership initiative for young people of colour aged between 18 and 30. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-10 00:53:24 UTC ]
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Reconsidering the Jewish Pharisees: Joseph Sievers and Amy-Jill Levine

In 'The Pharisees,' two religion scholars trace modern anti-Semitism back to hatred for the Jewish Pharisees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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H.G. Wells wanted to change the world. A new book explores the author’s outsize ambitions

Claire Tomalin’s ‘The Young H.G. Wells’ is a fascinating look at the prolific writer’s rocky beginnings and complicated personal life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph signs Kacenberg's 'unique' Holocaust memoir

Penguin Michael Joseph has signed a “unique” Holocaust memoir about the unlikely friendship between a young Jewish girl and a stray cat by Mala Kacenberg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-26 02:08:45 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph snaps up Ward's superyacht thriller

Penguin Michael Joseph has snapped up an “unputdownable superyacht" thriller, A Stranger on Board, by Cameron Ward.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 04:58:36 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph sweeps in for new Mrs Hinch book

Penguin Michael Joseph has swept in for another title from bestseller Mrs Hinch, packed with lists “to make organising your life the simplest it's ever been”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 09:32:17 UTC ]
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Jason Reynolds will serve a third term as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

Today, the Library of Congress announced that bestselling author Jason Reynolds will serve as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for a third year. Reynolds’s extended appointment is an unprecedented event in the history of the program. The position, which was established in 2008,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 15:03:29 UTC ]
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Lantana awarded £20k for paid internship scheme

Independent children's publisher Lantana has been awarded a £20,000 grant to support its paid internship scheme for young aspiring publishers from underrepresented groups. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-26 10:31:48 UTC ]
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Greene & Heaton launches underrepresented writers mentoring scheme

Literary agency Greene & Heaton is to launch a submissions initiative and mentoring scheme for writers from underrepresented backgrounds, as part of The Greene Door Project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 09:26:48 UTC ]
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Society of Young Publishers mentorship scheme returns

The Society of Young Publishers has opened submissions for its mentorship programme for the second year running, inviting aspiring publishers living in the UK or Ireland to apply. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 11:10:18 UTC ]
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Michael Sheen announces scheme to support 11 new writers

Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create more opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and underrepresented backgrounds, as he announced a new scheme to support 11 new writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 05:29:07 UTC ]
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Penguin Michael Joseph pre-empts Lim's 'poetic' memoir of family secrets

Teresa Lim’s multi-generational memoir about a long-buried family tragedy set against the Second World War in Singapore has gone to Penguin Michael Joseph.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-19 12:40:25 UTC ]
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Nicol joins Ebury Smart Hub from Penguin Michael Joseph

Penguin Michael Joseph's Laura Nicol has been appointed head of campaigns at Ebury’s Smart Hub and will be making the move next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-25 00:30:55 UTC ]
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In ‘Brat,’ Andrew McCarthy looks back at his younger self — a sheepish outsider, torn between ambition and art

McCarthy provides an entertaining if hazy glimpse behind the scenes with the Brat Pack. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH expands traineeship scheme for talent from under-represented groups

Penguin Random House has opened applications for The Scheme 2021, its traineeship to find talent from under-represented groups in publishing, and extended it into sales and publicity alongside editorial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 21:12:47 UTC ]
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Von Hirschberg, Willis and Pegg join NFA mentoring scheme

Comma Press is launching the second iteration of the Northern Fiction Alliance mentorship scheme, which pairs early-career publishers at northern independent presses with experienced publishing professionals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-14 09:01:51 UTC ]
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