Tyndale Pulls 'Boy Who Came Back from Heaven'

After Alex Malarkey recanted his story about visiting heaven during a coma, the publisher plans to take "the book and all ancillary products out of print." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tyndale Pulls 'Boy Who Came Back from Heaven'

After Alex Malarkey recanted his story about visiting heaven during a coma, the publisher plans to take "the book and all ancillary products out of print." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Subject of ‘Boy Who Came Back from Heaven’ is Suing Tyndale

Alex Malarkey is alleging that his father acted alone in writing the false account of his near-death experience in 2010’s bestseller, 'The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven.’ He has filed a defamation lawsuit against Tyndale House Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahdon Israel Pulls Back the Curtain on Publishing

The senior editor at Simon & Schuster, who acquired NBA finalist ‘Temple Folk’ after putting out a call for submissions on Instagram, wants to make the publishing industry more transparent and accessible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Steven Wright’s ‘Coyotes of Carthage’ pulls back the curtain on how democracy works. It isn’t pretty.

Wright’s debut reads like a “how to” book that thousands of K Street connivers and Wall Street warriors won’t want Americans to see. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-18 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahoo is pulling back on its Outbrain/Taboola competitor

Content recommendation has become a big business, but it's showing signs of its limitations. Yahoo, facing an uncertain future as a company, shut down its 2-year-old Yahoo Recommends service to publishers. It follows the shuttering of IAC's nRelate as a standalone service to publishers. Two of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abingdon Pulls Back in Fiction, Christian Living

Abingdon Press is “reassessing and realigning” its Abingdon Fiction and Christian Living programs and has “paused” acquisitions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heaven Was Beautiful, But I Came Back

Stories from those who say they have seen heaven and returned to life will probably always find an audience, all the more as Baby Boomers age and confront their mortality. A new movie could continue to fuel the extraordinary recent interest in books by those who claim to have returned from the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Norton Back to Press on 'Flash Boys'

After a much-talked about "60 Minutes" appearance by Michael Lewis, Norton has gone back to press for 50,000 more copies of the author's new book, "Flash Boys." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder pulls back on Keenan memoir

Hodder has said it has "decided not to further distribute…in its current form"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Marks 100 Years with Back-to-Back Celebrations

On April 8 and 9, Simon & Schuster hosted two star-studded centenary fetes in New York City to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Clint Smith’s Back-to-Back, Genre-Spanning Best Sellers

In 2021, “How the Word Is Passed” was on the hardcover nonfiction list for five weeks. Now Smith is back — with a book of poetry on the fiction list. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-13 09:00:21 UTC ]
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Oseman's boy-meets-boy love story greenlit for Netflix series

Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boys Will Be Boys, Girls Have to Cover Up

In Fariha Róisín’s debut novel Like a Bird, protagonist Taylia Chatterjee lives a privileged life on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with her sister Alyssa. Alyssa often receives preferential treatment from their liberal, overbearing parents—a white Jewish mom, a Hindu Bengali dad. Taylia is... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-12-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 09:51:08 UTC ]
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Should boys read boys?

Is it really true that boys want to read books about boys, written by men? Or is this narcissism and sexism of the saddest, most damaging kind? Night School author CJ Daugherty makes the case that books should be gender free. What do you think? Join the discussion on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks, on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government backs Hargreaves, rows back on blocking filesharing websites

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:35 The Government has largely endorsed the recommendations of the Hargreaves Review, though, according to reports, business secretary Vince Cable has admitted that the website blocking clauses of the Digital Economy Act are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bring Back the Big, Comfortable Bookstore Reading Chair

This was a regular feature of my childhood, though it feels so long ago and far away, conceptually as well as literally, that I nearly forgot it ever happened: I’d go into town to the mall with my mom, and she’d drop me at the doors of the Borders or Barnes and Noble while she […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-02-19 09:55:59 UTC ]
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Winter Institute 2024: Happenings Back Home Split Some Booksellers’ Attention

A few booksellers attending Winter Institute 2024 have attracted attention on the show floor over unexpected events occurring back home at their stores. For one, B&N is planning to move next door; for another, a spouse's promotion might take him away from his store; for a third, eviction looms. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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