Trapeze jumps on Hollingworth's Mad Dad

Trapeze has signed a "moving" memoir about a young woman's return to rural Wales to care for her father, who has Alzheimer's. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA star Jarratt jumps to adult novels with Trapeze

Carnegie Medal-nominated YA author Laura Jarratt is swapping children’s books for adults, and has struck a deal with Trapeze. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Bad Dad' sales go mad at top of bestseller chart

David Walliams’ Bad Dad (HarperCollins) has accelerated by 21% in volume week-on-week for its second week in the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 112,672 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mad Cave Acquires Papercutz, the Kids’ Graphic Novel House

Mad Cave Studios, a Miami graphic novel publisher, has acquired Papercutz, the groundbreaking independent children’s graphic novel house founded in 2005 by Terry Nantier and Jim Salicrup. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Comics/Graphic Novel Sales Jumped 62% in 2021

Sales of comics and graphic novels rose 62% in 2021 over 2020, according to a new joint estimate by ICv2 and Comichron. Total comics and graphic novel sales to consumers in 2021 in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $2.07 billion, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In ‘Also a Poet,’ a Search for Frank O’Hara and for Peace With Dad

Ada Calhoun hoped to finish a biography of O’Hara once started by her father, the art critic Peter Schjeldahl. Instead, she wrote a searching memoir about creativity and family. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Finding wisdom in Charles Baudelaire’s mad scribblings

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Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier: A tale of love and madness

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Shares in education publisher Pearson jump 20% on hopes of private equity bid

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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ had an exceptionally strange journey to cinematic glory

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Trapeze wins four-way auction for Arthanayake’s conversation guide

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Square Peg signs Dope Black Dads founder Harrison

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