Vintage Launches Crime Fan Site, 'The Weekly Lizard'

Under the auspices of its Vintage Crime/Black Lizard imprint, Vintage Books is launching the Weekly Lizard, a mobile-optimized online site devoted to news and feature content about crime and mystery writing. While the Weekly Lizard is designed to attract readers interested in crime, mystery and thrillers from many publishers, the site’s focus is on Vintage Books' and other Random House authors and titles, which can also be purchased through a link to the Random House Web site. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joffe Books launches crime writing prize with Koomson and Yearwood

Independent publisher Joffe Books is partnering with author Dorothy Koomson and literary agent Susan Yearwood to launch a writing prize for unagented crime writers of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 23:20:48 UTC ]
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Vintage launches Free Books Campaign partnership

Vintage has launched a new partnership with the Free Books Campaign, a charity set up by education activist Sofia Akel to get books by authors of colour to those who cannot access them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 17:41:21 UTC ]
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Digital media company launches flagship site iPondr to 'foster a more connected society'

Digital media company Pondr Global launched its flagship site, called iPondr, on Monday. The site is focused on national stories that aren't quite breaking news. It launched with verticals including "Dimensions of Health," "Women at Work," and "The Great Rural" and stories on subjects like... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2021-01-12 12:00:09 UTC ]
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PA's week-long #WorkInPublishing campaign launches for 2020

The Publishers Association’s Work in Publishing campaign, aimed at encouraging young people between the ages of 14 and 24 to pursue a career in publishing, takes place this week (16th–20th November), involving publishers including HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and Hachette UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-15 21:16:00 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:21:42 UTC ]
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Libraries Week features nationwide Haig event and Bonnier book club launch

Libraries Week kicks off today (5th October), featuring behind the scenes looks at authors' bookshelves, a nationwide live reading of The Midnight Library by author Matt Haig (Canongate) and the launch of a Bonnier book club. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 05:45:33 UTC ]
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Indie retail site Bookshop.org launching in UK

Bookshop.org, a retail site billed as a way for indies to counter Amazon’s online dominance, is coming to the UK in time for Christmas after smashing its US sales targets since launching in late January. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 06:49:17 UTC ]
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Capital Crime launches Book Club subscription service

Capital Crime is launching a monthly subscription service, providing two curated paperbacks alongside exclusive author content and access to community activities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 02:25:45 UTC ]
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Fourth week at the top for Walliams, as Moyes has stellar launch

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins Children's) has notched up a fourth week as the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 22,993 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 18:50:07 UTC ]
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Vintage Classics launches new series of pocket-sized translations

Vintage Classics is launching a new series of pocket-sized paperbacks celebrating translation. Vintage Editions will "transport readers to wherever in the world literary innovation may be found". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 18:17:14 UTC ]
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Crime writers launch anthology for Samaritans during Covid-19 crisis

A group of crime writers are publishing a digital short story anthology to help raise funds for charity Samaritans in the light of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 05:15:57 UTC ]
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Julia Donaldson launches weekly broadcast

Julia Donaldson is launching a weekly broadcast in partnership with Macmillan and Scholastic, to entertain families during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 16:16:19 UTC ]
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A new site for headline-inspired fiction launches today with stories by Carmen Maria Machado, Colum McCann, and more.

We can’t stop telling stories about pandemics, even as we wait for one to hit us. As coronavirus spreads across the world, so have headlines about the ways that storytellers, from those in Babylonia to contemporary novelists and Hollywood, have used infectious disease for narrative effect. The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Capital Crime launches digital festival

Capital Crime has launched a digital festival to showcase crime and thriller writers and offer readers the opportunity to connect with authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 04:47:29 UTC ]
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Without Much Fanfare, News Corp’s The Sun Launches a U.S. Site

U.K. newspaper The Sun quietly launched a free U.S. website on Wednesday morning as News Corp tries to take advantage Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Ruth Ware and Abir Mukherjee join Vintage writers for Crypt-based crime evening

Vintage hosted crime showcase in the atmospheric Crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London featuring authors such as Ruth Ware, Abir Mukherjee and Denise Mina. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 09:27:58 UTC ]
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Wizarding World Digital launches with Harry Potter fan club and app

Wizarding World Digital has launched with the Official Harry Potter Fan Club through its first app, a Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts mobile companion, and a new, interactive Wizarding World website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 17:45:18 UTC ]
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Bipartisan Group of News Sites Launch Digital News Alliance for 2020 Election Advertising

A bipartisan group of political publishers including Daily Caller, Mediaite, Raw Story, Alternet, Law&Crime, and the Washington Free Beacon have launched Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Candlish and Edwards kick off Capital Crime launch

London's inaugural Capital Crime festival launched last night with British Book Award winner Louise Candlish and Mark Edwards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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