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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'You've bollixed up my book': letter reveals Hemingway's fury at being censored

The author threatened to ditch his British publisher, and likened him to a vicar, after his ‘Anglo-Saxon’ expressions were cleaned upThe hard-drinking, hot-tempered American writer Ernest Hemingway was furious when he discovered that the language for the English edition of his latest book had... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-29 07:05:47 UTC ]
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Letter: I miss the smell of the books mixed with coffee

Bookselling has been my passion for so long, I miss the smell of the books mixed with coffee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 08:29:19 UTC ]
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Collins makes hundreds of books and resources available for free

Collins has made hundreds of books and learning resources free for teachers and families as schools close over the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 03:54:56 UTC ]
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Borough Press reveals new Collins novel The Betrayals

The Borough Press has announced an “utterly enchanting and original” new novel from Bridget Collins called The Betrayals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 08:29:24 UTC ]
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The Ghost Writer: An Author Imagines a Letter From Her Late Grandmother

“Nobody Will Tell You This but Me,” a memoir by Bess Kalb, traces her family history from the Russian pogroms to the American dream. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-17 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Piccadilly Press snaps up Hannah Peck’s debut series

Piccadilly Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has signed author-illustrator Hannah Peck to its list for her debut three-book series of children’s fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 17:30:10 UTC ]
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John Murray snaps up debut Memphis in five-way auction

John Murray has snapped up an American debut, Memphis, based on Tara Stringfellow’s "extraordinary" family history, in a five-way auction for a "strong" five-figure sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 17:46:06 UTC ]
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Snap Inc. Adds Kelly Coffey to Its Board of Directors

City National Bank CEO Kelly Coffey will join Snap Inc.'s board of directors effective May 18. She has been CEO at City National Bank, a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada, since last February. Prior to that, she served as CEO of J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Coffey joins former Hearst Magazines... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-13 14:55:46 UTC ]
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Welbeck snaps up illustrated history of feminism

Welbeck Publishing Group will release novelist Anna-Marie Crowhurst’s début non-fiction title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 16:53:49 UTC ]
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Atwood, Connolly and Carty-Williams campaigns win at PPC awards

Campaigns for The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Tall Tales & Wee Stories by Billy Connolly and Candice Carty-Williams' debut novel, Queenie, have been named winners at the Publishers’ Publicity Circle (PPC) Annual Awards 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 22:26:37 UTC ]
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S&S snaps up three more books from Supertato duo

Simon & Schuster (S&S) Children’s UK has snapped up three more books from creative duo behind bestselling illustrated children’s book series Supertato. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 09:55:42 UTC ]
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Egmont snaps up new Laura Ellen Anderson series

Egmont has snapped up a new illustrated fiction series by Amelia Fang creator Laura Ellen Anderson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 08:58:32 UTC ]
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Short Books snaps up mental health title in 24 hour pre-empt

Short Books will publish A Manifesto for Belonging: How to Find your Place in a Fractured World by child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Holan Liang.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 07:57:40 UTC ]
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Mantel, Evaristo and Carty-Williams to compete for 2020 Women's Prize

Hilary Mantel's eagerly awaited The Mirror and the Light, Bernardine Evaristo's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other, and Candice Carty-Williams' acclaimed debut Queenie are among the 16 titles competing for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 00:51:10 UTC ]
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Canongate to launch Letters of Note audio editions

Canongate is launching audio editions of Letters of Note for the first time, described as a “collection of the world’s most entertaining, inspiring and powerful letters” read by an all-star cast. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 00:24:45 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph snaps up geriatrician's guide to old age

Michael Joseph is publishing The Book About Getting Older (For People Who Don’t Want to Talk About It) by consultant geriatrician Dr Lucy Pollock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 14:50:48 UTC ]
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HarperCollins snaps up Lauren Ho's 'heartfelt and hilarious' debut

HarperCollins has snapped up Lauren Ho’s "hilarious, heartfelt and relatable" debut novel, Last Tang Standing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 06:34:51 UTC ]
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Granta Books snaps up second book from Lulah Ellender

Granta Books is to publish a new book from Lulah Ellender, titled Grounding: Finding Home in a Garden.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 04:55:57 UTC ]
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Hodder snaps up debut author's reimagining of Siege of Troy

Hodder & Stoughton has snapped up debut author Claire Heywood’s “vivid and illuminating reimagining of the story of the Siege of Troy”, Daughters of Sparta. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 00:11:49 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for China to release bookseller Gui Minhai

Publisher Eva Bonnier and author David Lagercrantz are among the signatories of an open letter calling for the release of Gui Minhai, a bookseller imprisoned in China. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 16:34:50 UTC ]
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