W&N acquires 'dazzlingly original' history of women's self-portraits

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a “dazzlingly original” book from frieze magazine editor Jennifer Higgie on the history of female artists through their self-portraits. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 14:37:49 UTC ]
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Lingwood's Monoray acquires 'phenomenal' first oral history of 9/11

Jake Lingwood’s new Octopus imprint Monoray has acquired the "phenomenal" first ever oral history of 9/11 as one of its first titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 02:24:43 UTC ]
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Riverrun acquires Targoff's story of Renaissance women writers

Riverrun has acquired a book by Ramie Targoff unearthing the stories of four Renaissance female writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld snaps up Southon's 'dazzling' history of murder in Ancient Rome

Oneworld has acquired the rights to bookseller Dr Emma Southon’s new book A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Murder in Ancient Rome.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This new AR app puts women back in the history books

Up to 89% of history textbook references are devoted to men, so “Lessons in Herstory” aims to restore women’s standing in the American story. Open up most elementary and high school history books and you’ll find stories of corruption, triumph, innovation, conflict, and resolution, that all have... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown acquires 'no-nonsense guide for women' by Obama's ex-assistant

Little, Brown has acquired a “no-nonsense guide for women” by Barack Obama’s former right-hand woman Alyssa Mastromonaco. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Dials acquires book on life inside women's prison

Emily Barrett, commissioning editor at Seven Dials and Orion Spring, has acquired world rights including dramatisation rights to a book about life inside a women’s prison by a former prison art teacher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brilliant and original' history of London to William Collins

William Collins has acquired a "brilliant and original" new history of London by writer and economist Niall Kishtainy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A U.K. Oral History Documents Women in Publishing

An oral history project just launched in the U.K. to document the history of women in publishing has collected interviews with a pioneering generation of female book industry professionals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's to explore 'bold women' from black history

Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by debut author and illustrator Vashti Harrison as part of a two book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder acquires WW2 family history in five-way auction

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired To War with the Walkers, a new social history of World War Two, following a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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History of the Labour Party’s founding women to I B Tauris

I.B.Tauris is to publish an "exciting and timely" new book "shedding light" on the women at the heart of the Labour Party’s early history next September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arcadia and History Press Acquire Palmetto, Launch Vertel

Arcadia Publishing and The History Press, publishers of books on local and regional history and interests, have acquired Palmetto Publishing Group and launched a new "hybrid" imprint, Vertel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women's history month promotion sees bookshop 'silence men's voices'

Loganberry Books in Ohio has reorganised its fiction section so all titles by male writers now have their spines facing the wallA bookshop in Ohio has made a graphic illustration of the position of female writers by leaving only books by women visible to its customers. The change, made to mark... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins wins auction for Cathy Newman women's history

William Collins has acquired the "free-wheeling history of the women who made modern Britain" by Channel 4 News anchor Cathy Newman after a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder acquires history of grime

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired This is Grime, the story of grime music, by music journalist Hattie Collins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The history of punk was always HIS story’: the women rewriting rock

Music memoirs by artists such as Chrissie Hynde and Viv Albertine have taken the publishing world by storm, satisfying a hunger for less-told rock tales and changing our idea of what it means to be an ‘older woman’In 2010, at a Welsh literary festival, an editor got chatting to a 55-year-old... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Granta acquires new China history novel

Granta Books has acquired “exquisitely written” novel about China’s “revolutionary” history by Madeleine Thien. Editorial director Bella Lacey acquired UK & Commonwealth rights excluding Canada to Do Not Say We Have Nothing from Sarah Chalfant at the Wylie Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads acquires novel about Vanderbilt women

Two Roads is to publish a book reimagining the lives of three women from the Vanderbilt family. Publisher Lisa Highton bought UK rights for the currently untitled book by Therese Anne Fowler from Jenny Meyer on behalf of Wendy Sherman. The book will “take readers from the extravagant world of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Dazzling' Homes scoops Women’s Prize for Fiction

  The American novelist A M Homes has won the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction for her... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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