Vintage brings back Schulman’s People in Trouble

Vintage has acquired rights to writer and AIDs historian Sarah Schulman’s People in Trouble, almost 30 years after it was first published, featuring a fictionalised version of Donald Trump. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On the Importance of People and Place: An Encounter with Sarah Davis-Goff

I MET SARAH DAVIS-GOFF, novelist and editor, at a café in Dublin to talk about publishing, her recent novel, and the particular moment Irish literature is having. After our drinks — she had a soy latte, I drank green tea — she pushed open the door, exposing a scar on her wrist. “I got it […] The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-05-02 17:00:06 UTC ]
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IPA on Intellectual Property Day: ‘How Much Value Publishers Bring’

In its World Intellectual Property Day statement, the International Publishers Association warns against 'a pretext of emergency access.' The post IPA on Intellectual Property Day: ‘How Much Value Publishers Bring’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-28 01:35:38 UTC ]
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Narrativia strikes deal to bring Pratchett's Discworld to TV

Sir Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels are being brought to TV in a deal which remains “absolutely faithful” to his original vision. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 19:14:48 UTC ]
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Government brings in new loans to help pandemic-struck small businesses

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new micro-loan scheme for small businesses, to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 14:18:05 UTC ]
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How Indie Bookstores Fought Their Way Back

Taking a look at how the indie boom happened in the age of multi-floor bookstore chains and Amazon’s 2-day shipping. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-27 10:34:51 UTC ]
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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Giving Back During the COVID-19 Crisis | April 24

Today marks the fifth week we have recognized publishers that, despite difficult challenges and uncertainty, have prioritized their community as much as, if not more than, their own business interests. We continue to be inspired by all of the gestures we’ve seen from around the industry, and we... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-24 15:33:49 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide

'Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,' says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider. The post Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 14:43:14 UTC ]
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Normal People in Love: Sally Rooney’s Ordinary Universal Characters, by Natalia Lomaia

Book Reviews Natalia Lomaia Left: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal in Normal People (2020) / Courtesy of IMDB Sally Rooney’s 2018 novel is a meticulous observation, or even a study, of how one human being can have immense, intense power over another.... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-23 13:18:03 UTC ]
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Former Book People c.o.o. Sarah Walden launches packager Noodle Fuel

Sarah Walden, the former chief operating officer of the Book People, has launched a new creative consultancy and book packager called Noodle Fuel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 12:15:49 UTC ]
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Protocol layoffs raise some troubling questions

When Protocol, a new site focusing on technology coverage, launched in February, expectations were high. After all, the man behind the site—Robert Allbritton, who owns it through his holding company, Capital News—also helped create Politico, one of the most successful digital media companies of... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-04-23 11:45:31 UTC ]
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G/O Media Promotes Deadspin EIC Jim Rich to Editorial Director | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_180020" align="alignright" width="150"] Jim Rich[/caption] G/O Media announced Wednesday that Deadspin editor-in-chief Jim Rich has been promoted to editorial director across the company's entire portfolio, which also includes sites like The A.V. Club, Gizmodo, Kotaku,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-22 19:47:03 UTC ]
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For codependents — yes, many of us are women — a book that feels like a powerful strike back

“Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls,” by Nina Renata Aron is both harrowing and essential. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Vigliano Buys Back His Agency

David Vigliano has bought back the assets of his eponymous literary agency from Y Entertainment Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-22 04:00:00 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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Margaret Atwood's Dearly cover revealed by Vintage

Vintage has revealed the striking cover for Margaret Atwood's new poetry book, Dearly—the writer's first collection for a decade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 10:47:01 UTC ]
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J.M.G. Le Clézio Talks the Common Good (and Other People’s Books)

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, French author and laureate of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature, is commonly known as J.M.G. Le Clézio, an abbreviation he rather fancies. His numerous works complement his life’s many journeys, reflecting the injustice and beauty of near and far-away lands. He has... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-13 08:48:38 UTC ]
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Q&A: What do people ask a librarian in a pandemic? L.A. Library's InfoNow has the answer

With libraries closed, L.A. librarians now work from home to help people find free ebooks, music and movies during the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-10 19:52:47 UTC ]
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Piatkus to bring out 'guidebook on surviving the Covid-19 crisis'

Piatkus is publishing "a guidebook on surviving the Covid-19 crisis, embracing the global pause and emerging with a new kind of future" by Beth Kempton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 10:48:50 UTC ]
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The Economist Names Its First Chief Product Officer | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_179670" align="alignright" width="150"] Deep Bagchee[/caption] The Economist Group appointed Deepanshu Bagchee as chief product officer, charged with product management for all of the company's digital offerings, including The Economist and the Economist Intelligence... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-08 13:33:01 UTC ]
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