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'

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Authors on the Air March 6, 2014: Pat Williams

Pat Williams, author of "The Mission is Remission: Hope For Battling Cancer" (HCI, 9780757317828), will appear on "CBS This Morning" on Friday, March 7. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax to pay Kim Williams $95,000 plus legal costs after inaccurate article

Story published in three papers wrongly claimed former News Corp chief stormed out of Sydney Opera House Trust meetingAmanda Meade Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter: Beneath Tom Rosenthal's confident manner lay a vulnerable soul

I had the luck to have two books published by Tom Rosenthal. He combined the sharpest of editorial eyes and a penetrating critical intelligence with warm encouragement and support. Working with him, I got to know and love an exceptional personality. But, as I discovered, beneath his powerful,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I wrote the Anarchist Cookbook in 1969. Now I see its premise as flawed | William Powell

When I penned the book, I was angry and alienated. Today I realize that violence can't be used to prevent violenceForty-four years ago this month, in December 1969, I quit my job as a manager of a bookstore in New York City's Greenwich Village and began to write the Anarchist Cookbook. My... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Is Not Middle-Earth

Since he began adapting the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, director Peter Jackson has faced numerous complaints from longtime fans of Middle-earth—some spurious, some more substantial. (He has also, of course, earned plenty of praise from that same group.) Tolkien devotees have pointed to various... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2013-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate Letters Live raises £11k

Canongate's star-studded Letters Live event (10th December), featuring Neil Gaiman, Benedict... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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With Medium 1.0, Ev Williams Tackles The Platform's Identity Crisis

Ev Williams talks about designing the newly-launched Medium 1.0, and his vision for the blogging platform's future in online publishing."What is Medium?"Read Full Story     Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cool Tools: A Whole Earth Catalog For The Post-Internet Era

If you're ready to tear yourself away from a screen for awhile, Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools is your must-read book and DIY muse. It's also the perfect gift for the geek in your life.With the advent of the Internet, the Whole Earth Catalog's curation of all the weird and wonderful things necessary... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins, in rare interview, muses on war and the cycle of violence

Suzanne Collins says she 'sort of completed' a goal of hers this fall by releasing her children's book 'Year of the Jungle,' which examines war from a child's point of view. Collins wants to write a book about war for every child age group, she says. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Superintelligent Swede snapped up by OUP

Oxford University Press science publisher Keith Mansfield has signed Nick Bostrom. Bostrom is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These Are Some of the Most Amazing Views of Earth You'll Ever See

I have looked at a lot of different views of Earth from space -- taken by astronauts, satellites and other spacecraft -- so I was not expecting to be all that impressed by the images collected into a new book called Earth from Space. But I was very wrong.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ibrahimović shortlisted for William Hill

The shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award has been announced, with Zlatan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Further John Williams novel for January

Vintage Classics will publish a third book by Stoner author John Williams in January 2014.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: William Boyd's Bond novel 'Solo' puzzles over its mission

The intriguing 007 story isn't beholden to the Bond mystique, both its main strength and biggest weakness.There is no big set piece to open "Solo," the new James Bond novel by British author William Boyd. The secret agent best known as 007 doesn't launch the story with an extravagant car chase,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rowan Williams to judge Pushkin House Russian Book Prize

The former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is to chair the judging panel for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Collins to O'Mara

Michael O'Mara will publish the autobiography of soap actress Michelle Collins next April.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coe longlisted for William Hill

Lord Sebastian Coe has been longlisted for the £25,000 William Hill Sports Book of the Year... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editor's Letter: Distro, shutting down...

There are few things more heartbreaking for an editor than turning the lights off on a publication. Unfortunately, today marks the second time I've had to perform that unrewarding task. And while I plan to make good on my promise to take what we've learned here at Distro and transfer it to... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Boyd's Solo reviewed

It's 1969 and James Bond wakes up in The Dorchester in London. It’s his 45th birthday.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion signs Kate Williams fiction

Orion has signed a trilogy of novels from historian Kate Williams. Jon Wood, deputy group... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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