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'

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Harry Potter plagiarism case collapses

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 17:28 The claim that J K Rowling's fourth Harry Potter book plagiarised a work by author Adrian Jacobs has been thrown out of court after the clamants failed to come up with the £850,000 demanded by the courts for the case to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac buys thriller about Library of Alexandria

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 15:02 Pan Macmillan has bought world rights in a novel discovered in the slush pile of Luigi Bonomi Associates. Publishing director Wayne Brookes bought rights to The Lost Library and a second book by AM Blake from Thomas Stofer. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kent wins Libraries Change Lives award

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 08:41 This year's CILIP Libraries Change Lives award has been won by Kent county council's 'Making the Difference' project. The project welcomes adults with learning disabilities into libraries. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jason Wallace wins Branford Boase

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 14:13 Debut author Jason Wallace has won the Branford Boase award for his novel, Out of Shadows (Andersen Press), which has previously also won the Costa Children's Book Award. The award, which recognises debut authors, is shared by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library campaigners win right to judicial review over closures

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 15:47 read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sound + Vision Uses Digital Edition to Expand Editorial

Though many magazines are now in the tablet game, Bonnier’s Sound + Vision is using this opportunity to strengthen content in a way not possible on the printed page. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter Gets New Home

In October of this year, you’ll be able to grab a butterbeer, pull up a chair, and log on to Pottermore, the new virtual world for all things Harry Potter. It isn’t clear just yet what the site’s primary function will be, but early reports say Pottermore will be home to the first-ever Harry... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ness wins CILIP Carnegie, attacks govt over libraries

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 11:32 Walker Books author Patrick Ness has won this year's CILIP Carnegie Medal for his novel Monsters of Men (Walker Books), using the ceremony today to attack the government's library cuts and to accuse education secretary Michael... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Confirmed: J K Rowling to sell Harry Potter ebooks exclusively from Pottermore website

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 11:53 J K Rowling has confirmed that she will release paid-for ebook versions of her incredibly successful Harry Potter books from her new website Pottermore "in partnership with J K Rowling’s publishers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J K Rowling prepares to take Harry Potter digital with Pottermore

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 07:30 E-book versions of the seven Harry Potter novels are likely to move a step closer today with the launch of an immersive website based on the Harry Potter universe. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage Launches Crime Fan Site, 'The Weekly Lizard'

Under the auspices of its Vintage Crime/Black Lizard imprint, Vintage Books is launching the Weekly Lizard, a mobile-optimized online site devoted to news and feature content about crime and mystery writing. While the Weekly Lizard is designed to attract readers interested in crime, mystery and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Long Song wins Walter Scott Prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 09:03 Andrea Levy's Man Booker-shortlisted The Long Song (Headline Review) has been lauded by judges of the Walter Scott Prize for its "imaginative depth", as the author won the £25,000 award. The prize was bestowed on the author... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Column McCann wins IMPAC Prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:16 Colum McCann has won the 2011 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his novel Let the Great World Spin (Bloomsbury), beating 161 other entries. The €100,000 prize is the largest awarded to a single novel published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette's Red wins Consumer Mag of the Year

Times Higher Education and publisher Hachette Filipacchi were among the big winners at the 2011 PPA Awards last night, hosted by Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges and with a special appearance by 'Happy Days' actor Henry Winkler. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joseph, Ziegler, Henderson, win at Society of Author awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 08:21 Twenty-one writers shared £76,000 of prize money at the Authors' Awards last night presented by Joanna Trollope. Among them Anjali Joseph won the £10,000 Betty Trask prize for Saraswati Park (Fourth Estate). As previously... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo wins Red House award

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 12:40 Michael Morpurgo has won the Red House Children's Book Award 2011 for Shadow (HarperCollinsChildren's Books) becoming the only author to win the award three times. Angela McAllister and Alison Edgson's Yuck! That's not a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N wins auction for second Semple novel

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 10:49 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has triumphed in an auction for the second novel by American author Maria Semple, staking a six-figure sum for the title. Editorial director Arzu Tahsin bought UK and Commonwealth rights to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Grossman wins Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 08:26 David Grossman's novel To the End of the Land (Jonathan Cape) has won this year's £4,000 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize, trumping both the 2010 Booker and Costa winners. The judging panel, which included Michael Prodger,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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People Wins Four min ‘Sales Executive of the Year’ Awards

People is the most profitable U.S. magazine and had an excellent, +5.6% ad-page advertising 2010, so it was appropriate that the magazine did very well at min's seventh "Sales Executive of the Year" awards breakfast Thursday morning (June 2) at New York's Grand Hyatt. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two novelists win first Pratchett prize

Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 07:30 Two novelists have been chosen as the winners of the inaugural Terry Pratchett Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now Prize. David Logan’s Half Sick of Shadows and Apocalypse Cow by Michael Logan (no relation) were chosen as joint winners by six judges... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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