Thomas Harris fan wins one-off gold edition of thriller

A Thomas Harris fan has won a one-off gold edition of the author's latest thriller in a nationwide social media treasure hunt.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 00:02:18 UTC ]
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Harris and May win at Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards

Robert Harris (pictured) and Peter May were among the winners at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014. The awards, held on Friday (24th October) at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, included accolades for books as well as for film and television. Harris won the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A first edition of Harry Potter is now the most expensive modern work of fiction ever sold.

Apparently, J.K. Rowling’s bruised reputation has not lowered the value of her books. Yesterday, a rare first edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold at auction for $471,000, which Heritage Auctions says is “the highest price ever paid for the boy wizard’s debut... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-10 18:27:50 UTC ]
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Waidner wins £10k Goldsmiths Prize with Sterling Karat Gold

Isabel Waidner has won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for their "mind-bending" novel Sterling Karat Gold, published by indie Peninsula Press.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 00:44:35 UTC ]
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Viper wins Dave’s 'pulse-pounding thriller'

Miranda Jewess, senior commissioning editor at Serpent's Tail imprint Viper, has acquired The Last Thing He Told Me by US author Laura Dave after a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 18:47:13 UTC ]
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Sphere wins Walden's feminist thriller Payday in six-figure deal

Sphere has won British journalist Celia Walden's "fiercely intelligent" thriller Payday at auction, in a "competitive" six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 22:05:28 UTC ]
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Fans of Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy will want to read these historical novels next

Five standouts will fill the void once you’ve completed “The Mirror and the Light.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's wins Gold's Last Bear at auction

HarperCollins Children's Books has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for 'beautiful' middle grade novel The Last Bear by debut children’s author Hannah Gold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 18:38:42 UTC ]
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Dawson-edited anthology wins Visionary Honours Book of the Year

Author Juno Dawson has won the Visionary Honours Book of the Year for Proud, published by Little Tiger Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 10:59:40 UTC ]
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Cassell to publish new edition of Rolling Stones 'fan favourite'

Octopus imprint Cassell is to publish a new edition of The Rolling Stones In the Beginning by photographer Bent Rej. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 01:30:07 UTC ]
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Lenarduzzi wins 2020 Fitzcarraldo Editions, Mahler & LeWitt Studios Essay Prize

Thea Lenarduzzi has won this year's Fitzcarraldo Editions, Mahler and LeWitt Studios Essay Prize, for her "family memoir and social history" proposal Dandelions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 06:21:34 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling is waging war on kids’ boredom with a new digital hub for Harry Potter fans.

The real world isn’t looking so great right now, so here’s another option: escape into the Harry Potter universe for a bit with Harry Potter at Home, a digital hub for kids. Hosted at WizardingWorld.com, Harry Potter at Home has craft videos, articles, games, and more ways to engage Harry Potter... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-01 15:30:29 UTC ]
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Thomas & Mercer acquires two thrillers from Susi Holliday

Thomas & Mercer, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, has signed a two-book deal with psychological suspense writer Susi Holliday.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 03:55:15 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers win night with limited edition proof of Ferrante novel

Ten indie booksellers from across the UK have won the chance to spend the night in a hotel burning the midnight oil with a limited edition proof of the new Elena Ferrante novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 16:22:56 UTC ]
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Fans are creating a Harry Potter role-playing game inside 'Minecraft'

There have been some ambitious Minecraft projects before, but this one may win for sheer sophistication. The modding team Floo Network is creating Minecraft School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Harry Potter-themed role-playing experience inside a Mi... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-13 18:43:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch narrates Sam Blake's feminist thriller for Bolinda

Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch will narrate Irish author Sam Blake's feminist thriller, Keep Your Eyes on Me (Bolinda), billed as "Strangers on a Train” meets “Dial M For Murder”. The deal for world English language audio rights was agreed between Ellis Moore, senior rights and content... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:05:13 UTC ]
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Blind Harry Potter fan reads again thanks to smart camera

A girl who went blind is able to read again after being given a camera that reads for her. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2019-12-19 09:27:57 UTC ]
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Craven wins CWA Gold Dagger; No Exit takes inaugural publisher's award

Novelist M W Craven has won the prestigious Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year for The Puppet Show (Constable/Little, Brown). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 19:31:10 UTC ]
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Wizarding World Digital launches with Harry Potter fan club and app

Wizarding World Digital has launched with the Official Harry Potter Fan Club through its first app, a Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts mobile companion, and a new, interactive Wizarding World website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 17:45:18 UTC ]
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Mars-Jones wins Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize

Adam Mars-Jones has won the 2019 Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize for Box Hill, his "strangely tragic love story" set in the gay biker community during the late 1970s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 18:21:05 UTC ]
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