W&N scoops two William Blake books ahead of Tate Britain exhibition

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has secured two titles exploring poet William Blake’s psyche and his lasting effect on popular culture, ahead of the Tate Britain’s exhibition next month.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:23:39 UTC ]
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Marr's 'era defining' book on modern Britain to William Collins

William Collins has scooped an “era defining” history of contemporary Britain from broadcaster and author Andrew Marr. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 22:20:47 UTC ]
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John Blake scoops county lines book from Sky's Farrell

​John Blake has scooped the first book examining the county lines drug-dealing phenomenon, written by Sky journalist Jason Farrell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 14:28:29 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops Michiko Kakutani book on 'objective reality'

William Collins will publish the debut from the former New York Times chief book critic Michiko Kakutani, billed as "a clarion call for verity".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops FT prize-winning tech book at 'competitive auction'

The winner of last year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for young authors has made deals well over six figures across five countries for a book about technology innovation, with William Collins scooping the book in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking Ahead to Taipei International Book Exhibition: An Interview With James Chao

'The Power of Reading' is the message to Taiwan's consumer base at this year's Taipei International Book Exhibition, while Frankfurter Buchmesse's professional program there examines changes in business, markets, and sales. The post Looking Ahead to Taipei International Book Exhibition: An... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Rapha's second book scoops William Hill Award

The second book published by premium cycling brand Rapha Editions has scooped the 29th William Hill Sport Book of the Year for its “startlingly intimate portrait” of Tour de France trailblazer Tom Simpson . Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 15:02:06 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Talking to William T. Vollman and more book news

Welcome to the books newsletter! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, L.A. Times books editor, and this is what’s going on in books this week. THE BIG STORY William T. Vollmann writes big, ambitious journalism — books about poverty, violence, the history of North America — and now, climate change. “Carbon... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book Smugglers’ Comes to the UK Ahead of London Book Fair

Taking to the streets on Lithuania's annual 'Day of the Book Smugglers,' a team of fashionable book 'smugglers' delivered Lithuanian writings to agents' offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of London Book Fair's Market Focus on the Baltics. The post Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Book Week to reveal 'books that shaped modern Britain'

A list of "Academic Books that Shaped Modern Britain", events organised by Blackwell's, Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press and many others, and the unveiling of the Academic Bookshop of the Year award will mark Academic Book Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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William Collins scores two on £25k British Academy Book Prize shortlist

The shortlist for the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding has been revealed with William Collins titles making up half the nominated books.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-06 23:47:10 UTC ]
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Old Barn Books scoops Fuller's 'powerful' debut

Old Barn Books will publish author Lisa Fuller's "powerful" YA debut Ghost Bird in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 13:08:09 UTC ]
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HarperNorth scoops 'fascinating' book on poisons by Bradbury

HarperNorth has scooped a "fascinating" blend of popular science and true crime with a book on infamous poisons by Dr Neil Bradbury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-23 12:11:04 UTC ]
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Children’s book and illustration magazine Scoop closes

Children’s book and illustration magazine Scoop has closed and its owner Curious Publishing has ceased trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 12:27:48 UTC ]
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Mirror Books scoops GB athlete Onuora's 'fearless' story

Mirror Books has scooped My Hidden Race, the life story of Team GB athlete Anyika Onuora, which promises to reveal the “brutal reality” of professional sport for many Black females. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-07 00:42:40 UTC ]
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W.W. Norton will take Blake Bailey books out of print

"Philip Roth: The Biography" and the memoir "The Splendid Things We Planned" are axed as Blake Bailey's publisher plans to donate to charities. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-27 21:01:25 UTC ]
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Full STEAM Ahead: Activity Books Encourage Hands-On Learning Surge

In a most unusual year shaped by the pandemic, as educators and their students faced a variety of school-day scenarios that included virtual learning, one thing was constant—the need for engaging lessons tackling STEM and STEAM concepts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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