Tickets for Elton John Waterstones book signing sell out in 10 seconds

Tickets for Elton John's book signing at Waterstones Piccadilly sold out in less than 10 seconds when they went on sale yesterday. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 19:30:23 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 04:30:58 UTC ]
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Elton John opens up about memoir during sold-out talk with David Walliams

Elton John was greeted by a standing ovation last night as the legendary singer took to the stage to discuss his life in the spotlight. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 16:03:01 UTC ]
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John Murray Forms Basic Books UK

Basic Books UK will be overseen by John Murray managing director Nick Davies, who will work with Basic Books in New York to jointly acquire eight to 12 titles annually. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mitch Johnson moves to HCG for second book

Mitch Johnson—who last year won the Branford Boase Award for his debut Kick published by Usborne—is moving to Hachette Children's Group for his second title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 02:16:56 UTC ]
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John Murray to launch non-fiction imprint Basic Books UK

John Murray Press will launch a new UK imprint of the award-winning non fiction New York publisher Basic Books, headed up by John Murray Press m.d. Nick Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 00:55:50 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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Avon signs debut author Hannah Sunderland in two-book deal

HarperCollins has snapped up two women’s fiction books by debut author Hannah Sunderland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 02:55:49 UTC ]
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Entries open for the British Book Award for Export as prize returns for second year

The British Book Award for Export is open for entries as it returns for a second year, recognising publishers that excel in export sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 02:02:29 UTC ]
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Richard Curtis signs deal to adapt children's book series into 'Love Actually for kids'

Film director Richard Curtis has signed a deal with Locksmith Animation to create an animated feature based on his festive children's books, in a project described as "Love Actually for kids".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:51:00 UTC ]
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The 10 books to read in November

From “Checkpoint Charlie” to Jenny Slate’s “Little Weirds” and the new edition of “Joy of Cooking.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-31 15:55:41 UTC ]
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Elton, Sharabi, Hall and Ridout to explore global book economy at FutureBook

HarperCollins executive publisher Kate Elton, Wonderbly founder Asi Sharabi, Lonely Planet editorial director Tom Hall, and Amanda Ridout, founder of Boldwood, will discuss the global book economy at FutureBook Live 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 07:41:35 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood and Greta Thunberg battle it out for Waterstones Book of the Year

Margaret Atwood’s Booker-winning The Testaments (Vintage) is vying with offerings from Max Porter, Greta Thunberg and Candice Carty-Williams in a bumper shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 15:29:31 UTC ]
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John Blake scoops county lines book from Sky's Farrell

​John Blake has scooped the first book examining the county lines drug-dealing phenomenon, written by Sky journalist Jason Farrell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 14:28:29 UTC ]
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Stripes signs new fiction series in three-book deal

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a young fiction series written by Sylvia Bishop, with two-colour illustrations by Ashley King. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:00:58 UTC ]
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Granta signs Daisy Lafarge in two-book deal

Granta Books has snapped up the debut poetry collection and debut novel of Betty Trask and Eric Gregory award-winning poet and writer Daisy Lafarge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 10:48:08 UTC ]
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10 Great Picture Book Biographies

This list showcases 10 great recent picture book biographies by and about trailblazing women—get ready to inspire the young reader in your life. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-21 10:33:42 UTC ]
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To Sell More Books, S&S Hits the Road

The S&S Selects PrePub Tour sends authors of books due out next season from Simon & Schuster’s five adult imprints across the country to schmooze with literary tastemakers around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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David Fickling Books signs Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse

David Fickling Books has snapped up Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse’s new book, What Is Life?  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 11:15:36 UTC ]
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Elton John 'in conversation' event with David Walliams in November

Elton John will be appearing in conversation with David Walliams at an exclusive event in celebration of the singer songwriter’s newly released autobiography, Pan Macmillan has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 02:22:32 UTC ]
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