William Collins signs Emre's history of 'woman'

William Collins has signed a “bold and sweeping” history of the concept of woman from Oxford University associate professor Merve Emre. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:15:07 UTC ]
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New Romantics history to Faber

Faber is to publish a "definitive history" of British pop music from 1975 to 1985 by journalist Dylan Jones.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 13:24:17 UTC ]
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Gollancz signs two-book deal with actor Susannah Wise

Gollancz has acquired This Fragile Earth and an untitled second novel from actor Susanna Wise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 12:37:49 UTC ]
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In Sophie Mackintosh’s dystopian ‘Blue Ticket,’ a woman’s fate is determined by lottery

Mackintosh’s “The Water Cure,” longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2018, also dealt with women living restricted lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-30 08:26:14 UTC ]
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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards

Candice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo take book of the year and author of the year categories, as publishers face criticism for treatment of black authorsCandice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo have become the first black authors to win the top prizes at the British Book awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-29 17:45:42 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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Ten Speed to Publish Graphic History of Black Panther Party

Best known for his work on such Black superhero series as Luke Cage, Cyborg and Naomi, comics writer David Walker is teaming with artist Marcus Kwame Anderson to produce 'The Black Panther Party: A Graphic History', which will be published by Ten Speed Press in January 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S to publish nature writer's animal history

S&S is to publish an illustrated gift book by nature writer and conservationist Simon Barnes next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 12:04:41 UTC ]
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MCB scoops new Winston from Smith and signs screen rights deal

Macmillan Children’s Books has scooped a second Christmas "Winston" title from Alex T Smith and signed a deal for screen rights. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 10:20:45 UTC ]
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‘The Taste of Sugar’ offers a thrilling look at Puerto Rico’s history through the tale of one couple’s struggle to survive

Marisel Vera’s historical novel revisits the 1899 hurricane that decimated the island. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-22 11:06:04 UTC ]
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All Signs Point Up for Audiobooks

The APA's annual sales survey found sales from 24 reporting publishers rose 16% in 2019 over 2018 and that the number of new titles produced increased 18% to over 60,000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads picks up trio of 'glamorous' social histories

Two Roads has acquired three "glamorous social histories": Maiden Voyages by Siân Evans, The Barbizon by Paulina Bren and Kiki Man Ray by Mark Braude. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 18:44:38 UTC ]
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September Publishing acquires guide to London's Afro-Caribbean history

September Publishing is to release the "first comprehensive guide" to London's Afro-Caribbean history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 16:43:22 UTC ]
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Amazon UK's Gurr leaves for Natural History Museum

Amazon UK country manager Doug Gurr is leaving the retailer to become director of the Natural History Museum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 02:28:53 UTC ]
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Allen Lane acquires new exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson

Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin UK, will publish Caste: The Lies that Divide Us, an exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 01:31:24 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs first Covid-19 account from frontline doctor Pimenta

Welbeck has signed a book by Dr Dominic Pimenta, the first personal account of Covid-19 from a doctor on the epidemic's frontline. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 11:35:45 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge tops the charts to make BookScan history

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has leapt into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, making her the first black British author to hit the weekly overall number one in the Nielsen BookScan era. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 07:29:33 UTC ]
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University of California, Springer Nature Sign Groundbreaking Open Access Deal

The University of California announced a groundbreaking open access publishing agreement with leading academic publisher Springer Nature, the largest open access agreement in North America to date, and the first for Springer Nature in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Midas founders Williams and Mulliken to retire from roles

Midas PR founders Steven Williams and Tony Mulliken are retiring from their executive roles at the end of the year, 30 years after setting up the agency, with Jason Bartholomew becoming sole chief executive officer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 23:04:32 UTC ]
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I Am the Faceless Woman on the Cover of Your Novel

POC Book Cover Model I feel the most brown facing a solid, bright background that seduces preteens at the Scholastic fair. My long black-as-licorice braids with their sweet virginal shine beg for pity, are maybe a metaphor for tradition, repression, machismo, all the miserable Mexican girls that... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea lands £40,000 Wolfson History Prize

David Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea (Allen Lane), a global history of humankind told through our relationship with the world’s oceans, has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 10:43:11 UTC ]
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