William Collins snaps up Letters to the Earth

William Collins has acquired a collection of letters from contributors including Yoko Ono, Mark Rylance and Green MP Caroline Lucas urgently responding to the climate crisis.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:23:26 UTC ]
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Editor's Letter: Summer? What summer?

In each issue of Distro, Executive Editor Marc Perton publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. In the US, Labor Day traditionally marks the end of the lazy days of summer, and the beginning of the busy fall season. While this summer was hardly quiet -- it included, you might recall, major... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editor's Letter: Color commentary

In each issue of Distro, Executive Editor Marc Perton publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. There's a very good chance you're reading this on a tablet. Distro is, after all, first and foremost, a tablet magazine. There's also a reasonable chance you're reading this on a computer. Distro... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William T. Vollmann, Unabomber suspect, opens his FBI file

Literary fans know William T. Vollmann as a National Book Award-winning author; the FBI knew him as Unabomber suspect S-2047.Literary fans know William T. Vollmann as a National Book Award-winning author; the FBI knew him as Unabomber suspect S-2047. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Westbourne snaps up Reza Aslan's Zealot

Saqi Books imprint The Westbourne Press has signed a US bestseller on the life of Jesus. Zealot... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Press Release: William Lynch Out as B&N CEO, New Execs Named

William Lynch has resigned as CEO of Barnes and Noble, while Michael Huseby has been appointed CEO of NOOK Media LLC. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter campaign for Canongate, signs Simon Garfield

Canongate is to launch a campaign in praise of letter writing, after signing two new books... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Williams' Book Store in San Pedro to close after 104 years

Williams' Book Store is considered by some to be the oldest continuously operating bookstore in Los Angeles. It stands to be the latest casualty in a business that has been moving increasingly online.As a little girl, Anne Gusha walked into and was charmed by Williams' Book Store in San Pedro.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury Press snaps up second Gwynne guide

Ebury Press has acquired a second book by N M Gwynne, following up on this April's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Nook Snaps offer fresh literature in $2 bites

Barnes & Noble's Nook Store has offered short-form works much like those we've seen from Amazon's Kindle Shorts section, but they haven't really been a highlight. The company's new Nook Snaps program may give those quick reads their time to shine, however. The effort will see Barnes &... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Books snaps up Iraq-set thriller

Short Books has acquired a thriller written by Justin Huggler, former foreign correspondent for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Snaps Up Goodreads, A Partner Apple Wanted

This article branches off of a longer story we're tracking called Apple's New Technology Partners: What Developers Need To Know.Steve Jobs once said said, "people don't read anymore." He wasn't the only tech pundit pronouncing books dead in the middle of the last decade, as people turned to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC US and UK snap up The Luck Uglies

HarperCollins UK and US have joined forces to sign a global pre-emptive bid for world rights in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quadrille snaps up Sushi Slim

Quadrille has acquired a new title about how to get slim and stay healthy the Japanese way, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Shakespeare: He’s Hot, Sexy and Dead

Several current projects—from YA novels to television to our own year-long reading group—are striving to make Shakespeare accessible to a contemporary audience. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Randolph Hearst III Named Hearst Corp. Board Chairman

*Editor's Note: This story originally appears on FOLIO: sister site, minonline.com. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Piatkus snaps up two digital first authors

Piatkus has acquired two debut UK authors, with their works to be published on their digital-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins will release a picture book

Collins' book, which will be based around her own experiences with a father in the military, will be released this fall. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury signs Gemma Collins

Ebury has signed up an autobiography from "The Only Way is Essex" star Gemma Collins.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Secret Race takes William Hill prize

An exposé of doping in professional cycling has won the William Hill Sports Book of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lennon Letters app launched

Weidenfeld & Nicolson and Haymarket Network are launching an app of The John Lennon Letters... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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