Tremain says Damehood is 'gleam of light' after cancer op

Novelist Rose Tremain, who was made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list, has said the honour felt like "a gleam of light" after going through a difficult time with her health. Tremain was diagnosed with bile duct cancer and underwent a major operation in late October, which she is now recovering from. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-01 12:20:00 UTC ]
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Excited fans queue for Mantel signing as Mirror & the Light cover lights up Tower of London

Hilary Mantel signed copies of The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate) for lucky fans ahead of today’s official publication as the book’s cover was beamed on to the Tower of London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 07:49:45 UTC ]
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Lulu Wang’s Grandmother Learned That She Has Cancer From The Farewell, Lulu Wang’s Film About Not Telling Her Grandmother That She Has Cancer

“We haven’t talked about it, so I’ll see what happens when I see her,” Wang told the audience. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-01-06 00:00:34 UTC ]
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Ad Age print subscription update in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

As many of us transition to working from home in this unprecedented situation, we recognize that you may not be receiving your print copy of Ad Age. We would like to offer you the option to redirect your copy of Ad Age to your home so you can continue to enjoy the magazine in print. To change... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-03-19 18:27:27 UTC ]
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The Mirror and the Light shatters 100,000 mark

Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light (Fourth Estate) has claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 11:08:45 UTC ]
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The Mirror and the Light shines with huge first-week sales

Hilary Mantel’s conclusion to her Thomas Cromwell trilogy sold more than 95,000 copies in three daysHilary Mantel’s much-anticipated The Mirror and the Light has been selling a copy every 2.7 seconds since its release last Thursday, with the final book in the two-time Booker winner’s trilogy... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-10 18:55:55 UTC ]
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‘The Mirror and the Light’ is a masterful finale to Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell trilogy

Mantel’s first two installments, “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies,” both won the Booker Prize. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-10 15:47:07 UTC ]
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The Mirror and the Light thunders into number one

Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light (Fourth Estate) has gone straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first three days on sale, selling 95,141 copies for £1.55m across all editions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 23:55:32 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: The Mirror and the Light beams into the top spot

Hilary Mantel's The Mirror and the Light (Fourth Estate) has illuminated the Amazon Charts a week ahead of publication, with the final title in the Cromwell trilogy rising 10 places to claim the Most-Sold: Fiction number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 04:41:46 UTC ]
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Agents’ hotlists: the scripts set to light up the 2020 London Book Fair

Feminist fiction, tech dystopias and ‘smart’ non-fiction set to lead the way at Olympia Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 03:30:28 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel praised for 'magnificent masterpiece' The Mirror & the Light

Critics have praised Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror & The Light (4th Estate) as "magnificent" and a "masterpiece". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 01:04:19 UTC ]
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Five new thrillers and mysteries to help escape reality — or see it in another light

An eerily portentous action thriller, a moody crime novel, a trip back in time, a P.I. on the brink and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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For many writers, Zora Neale Hurston’s work has been a guiding light. Now there’s even more to read.

Sixty years after the legendary African American author’s death in relative obscurity, a new collection of short fiction has arrived. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light bags fourth number one

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) reigned over the UK Official Top 50 for a fourth week in total, with 51,842 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 01:31:35 UTC ]
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Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light switched on for a third week in the top spot

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) has maintained its UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running and a third week in total, selling 58,614 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:47:17 UTC ]
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Tremain, Kay, Shrigley in New Year's Honours

Novelist Rose Tremain has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list. Meanwhile poet and novelist Jackie Kay, the Scots Makar, receives a CBE. Sir Elton John, author of autumn memoir Me (Macmillan), is made a Companion of Honour. Among those receiving OBEs are artist and author David... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-27 17:04:32 UTC ]
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From brutal surgeries to pink ribbons: A history of breast cancer

Survivor and journalist Kate Pickert chronicles the medical and cultural history of the disease. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-13 06:55:53 UTC ]
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Kate Figes dies from cancer, aged 62

Author and You Magazine books editor Kate Figes has died from cancer at the age of 62. Figes wrote two novels and six works of non-fiction, including 2018’s On Smaller Dogs and Larger Life Questions (Virago) which dealt with subjects including the diagnosis that her breast cancer had metastasised. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 01:54:33 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Pullman Lights up the digital chart

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, collated into a single e-book, has subtly knifed Lee Child in the back to claim the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 09:51:32 UTC ]
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Waterstones and Fourth Estate to launch The Mirror & The Light gift card

Waterstones and Fourth Estate will team up this Christmas to create a gift card celebrating Hilary Mantel’s eagerly-awaited The Mirror & The Light, the first time the chain has created a gift card for a specific title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 19:54:20 UTC ]
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