‘The Woman Who Stole Vermeer’ revisits the strange tale of a British heiress who became a notorious art thief

Anthony M. Amore’s book follows the early life of IRA sympathizer Bridget Rose Dugdale. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years

Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book worldIt could be almost the setup for a joke, but a former president, a Booker winner and an erotic fiction superstar have walked on to the British... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Guardian critic pens 'radical' new book on British art for LKP

Guardian art critic Jonathan Jones has authored a "radically new story of British Art" for Laurence King Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Woman detained after reading Syria art book on flight

Publisher Saqi Books has said it is saddened after a British Muslim NHS worker was detained after reading one of their titles on Syrian culture onboard a flight. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British children's stories startup Lost My Name tells a $9m funding tale

After 600k personalised picture-book sales, London firm secures investment from Silicon Valley firms Google Ventures and GreycroftChildren’s storytelling startup Lost My Name raised its first $100k of funding in 2014 on TV show Dragon’s Den. Now the London-based firm is turning to Silicon Valley... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Writing Woman to Woman, In Faith

Women writing in the spirituality space bring candor, authority, and humor to titles that challenge, celebrate, console, and empower women. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tales of The Handmaid’s Tale

How The Handmaid’s Tale keeps going, with Margaret Atwood, Ann Dowd, and novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter. Continue reading at Slate

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Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series

A new rights deal between Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House and Nepal Modern Publishing House was celebrated with a special signing ceremony at the 2018 Bologna Book Fair. The post Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Datebook: Art that skewers the art world, an installation about dance, abstractions of L.A.

A two-part exhibition complete with driving tour. Examining the psychology of the art world through Twitter. And an exhibition that explores the nature of dance. Plus: abstractions of L.A., art from Cuba and a daylong art party on Grand Avenue. Here are seven shows not to miss — along with one... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Comic-Con: Gal Gadot says her Wonder Woman is 'the Wonder Woman of today'

"The Women Who Kick Ass" panel at San Diego Comic-Con was stocked aplenty with great women who are also great at butt kickin'. They came to discuss women in media, they came to talk about the future roles for females in the genre medium, and they came to tell stories about Gwendoline Christie... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Strange Beauty of Murkami’s “The Strange Library”

The hardcover edition of Haruki Murakami’s new short novel, The Strange Library, earned raves from for both the text and the design. The post The Strange Beauty of Murkami’s “The Strange Library” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

Borders’s closure in 2011 served as a gloomy backdrop for the panel at the New York Public Library on February 12, “The Future of Art Book Publishing,” whose title carried a hint of bad news for catalogues and monographs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Herbert steps down at Forward Arts Foundation

Forward Arts Foundation executive director Susannah Herbert has announced she is stepping down after eight years in the role. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Warhol Foundation Awards $675K to 22 Arts Writers

The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant has awarded $675,000 to 22 writers to support critical writing on contemporary art in the categories of books, articles, and short-form writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94

A writer of extraordinary range and productivity, she was also one of the world’s first well-known transgender public figures. Her book “Conundrum” was an international best seller. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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NLT launches attainment gap scheme with Arts Council funding

The National Literacy Trust is to launch an initiative to address the attainment gap and support the wellbeing of children in 14 target areas across the UK, funded by Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Book Awards crowned Event of the Year at PPA Awards

The Nibbies has won Event of the Year at this year's Professional Publishers Association's Independent Publisher Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oxford Dictionaries amends 'sexist' definitions of the word 'woman'

Publisher labels ‘bitch’ as offensive but fails to satify some equality campaigners Oxford University Press has updated its dictionaries’ definitions of the word “woman” following an extensive review triggered by equality campaigners.Among the updates to Oxford Dictionaries’ definitions is the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Revisiting Katherine Paterson on Happy Endings in Children’s Books

In 1988, Katherine Paterson wrote in the Book Review that children need not only the happily-ever-after of fairy tales, but also “proper endings” in which “hope is a yearning, rooted in reality.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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From Baby Sitters to a Fairy-Tale Kingdom: PW Talks with Katy Farina

After adapting the first two novels in Ann Martin's Baby Sitters Littlle Sister series into graphic novels, cartoonist Katy Farina has just released 'Song of the Court,' her own original graphic novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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