Walliams visits the Arctic in latest fiction adventure

David Walliams’ November releases will be a novel about about an ice monster in Victorian times and a picture book about a baby penguin who wants to fly, HarperCollins Children’s Books has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dow hails Puffin's 'great new adventure in non-fiction' at summer party

PRH Children's m.d. Francesca Dow hailed Puffin’s “great new adventure in non-fiction” and the importance of literary adaption and evolution at Penguin Random House Children’s Summer Party at the Natural History Museum last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2018: April Genevieve Tucholke Visits New Fictional Terrain

With 'The Boneless Mercies' (FSG, Oct.), a reimagining of the Beowulf legend in which four mercenary girls set out to defeat a marauding monster, Tucholke is making her first foray into fantasy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Island Press expands into fiction with ‘adventurous’ Lish title

Fine editions publisher Little Island Press is to launch its 2017 list with fiction from Gordon Lish, touted as “one of America’s greatest men of letters” by Little Island founder and m.d. Andrew Latimer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women

As part of the launch of Hay Festival's Latin American anthology, 'Bogotá39-2017,' author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender. The post In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK

'Currently 25 percent of our top 20 fiction titles are translated,' we learn from Waterstones. It appears that UK readers are surprisingly into international books. The post Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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E-fiction venture Fiction Express goes into print

ReadZone Books will this year publish stories from Fiction Express - an e-fiction venture that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indies increasingly dominating translated fiction

Indie presses are increasingly dominating translated fiction because of the way they find and promote authors, according to an analysis of the longlists for the Booker International Prize and its predecessor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers keep a watchful eye on intricate non-fiction as LBF approaches

Despite fears around the coronavirus disrupting the London Book Fair, agents are reporting undimmed interest in highbrow but accessible non-fiction, with feminist fiction also faring well.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Granta signs Partlett's non-fiction debut about New York's Fire Island

Granta has signed non-fiction debut Written in the Sand by British poet and essayist Jack Parlett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Clive Cussler, Bestselling Author And Adventurer, Dead At 88

Cussler's page-turning novels about underwater explorer Dirk Pitt sold millions of copies. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Clive Cussler, Bestselling Adventure Author, Dies at 88

Clive Cussler, bestselling adventure novelist and a real-life maritime explorer whose life at times mirrored the seafaring escapades of his books, died February 24 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 88. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Clive Cussler, Best-Selling Author and Adventurer, Is Dead at 88

His literary fantasies and larger-than-life exploits swirled together for decades. He wrote some 70 books, selling no fewer than 100 million copies, and located scores of shipwrecks. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Top Reasons to Visit Toy Fair (shelftalker)

A report from this year’s New York Toy Fair, and why one retailer finds this show so valuable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus: The Latest Challenge for Toy Makers—and Publishers

The coronavirus is one of the main topics of conversation at the 117th edition of Toy Fair New York, which began on Saturday and runs through Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The L.A. Times announces its 2019 Book Prize finalists and a new award for science fiction.

It’s an exciting year for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes! This will be its 40th year of celebrating the literary community. The Times announced their 2019 Book Prize finalists today; the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 17th. Additionally, bestselling crime... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Bonnier Books UK announces promotions in non-fiction team

Bonnier Books UK has announced promotions for Ciara Lloyd, Beth Eynon and Madiya Altaf in its non-fiction team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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School Visit Vicissitudes (shelftalker)

A humorous behind-the-scenes look at bookseller prep for an author school visit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Farrell joins Sphere Fiction

Sphere has hired Rebecca Farrell as commissioning editor for its fiction list, acquiring new commercial women’s fiction and working with some of Sphere’s top brands. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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