Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex writes debut children's book for PRH

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has written a children's book for Penguin Random House called The Bench, about the “special bond between father and son as seen through a mother’s eyes”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-04 02:52:11 UTC ]
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Joffe Books launches crime writing prize with Koomson and Yearwood

Independent publisher Joffe Books is partnering with author Dorothy Koomson and literary agent Susan Yearwood to launch a writing prize for unagented crime writers of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 23:20:48 UTC ]
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Sheridan Smith writes first memoir for Ebury Spotlight

Sheridan Smith has written her first memoir, Honestly, to be published by Ebury Spotlight this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-20 02:37:35 UTC ]
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Suited to Change: Spotlight on the Jerusalem International Book Forum

Known for its mix of intellectual and informal gatherings, the forum embraces cultural diversity and fosters inclusion and open dialogue. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Laugh, Learn, Captivate: Spotlight on Little Genius Books

Launching in April, Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books that will offer a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty books, and more. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Cavalier House Books

We talk with John Cavalier, co-owner of Cavalier House Books in Denham Springs, La. He and his wife grew the store out of a shed in his parents’ backyard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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If writing’s got you down, remember that James Patterson’s first book was rejected 31 times.

Unless you’re a disgraced politician, trying to get a book published can be difficult, nerve-wracking, soul-denting work. If you’re anything like me, though, it really helps to hear that rejection is the rule in the publishing industry, rather than the exception. When my novel was out on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-10 17:04:17 UTC ]
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20 Biography Books For Kids To Help Them Dream Big

A collection of the best biography books for kids to help them learn about history’s most fascinating people and dream a bit bigger, including Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonya Sotomayor, illustrated by Lulu Delacre. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-26 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Christie Watson and daughter write book for Chatto

Chatto & Windus has signed a new two-book deal with The Language of Kindness author Christie Watson, including a joint project with her 16-year-old daughter Bella Egberongbe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 16:24:18 UTC ]
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International Book Fairs: Leipzig’s Cancellation Spotlights the Calendar

This month's cancellation of Leipziger Buchmesse points to the shifting outlook for major publishing events, professional and public-facing. The post International Book Fairs: Leipzig’s Cancellation Spotlights the Calendar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-16 17:02:19 UTC ]
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Literati Gets Big Money for Book Boxes

The Austin, Tex.–based book box subscription service has pulled in more than $50 million recently. Here's what's happening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Releases Spark Another Big Book Sales Week

Unit sales of print books jumped 25.7% last week over the first week in February 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Kristin Hannah's 'The Four Winds' was the top-selling title in the week, selling more than 115,000 copies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit

US publishing's Big Five–Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster–have now been named as defendants in an amended class suit originally brought against Amazon alone for anti-competitive behaviour in relation to e-books in the US.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 12:47:23 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books

At Philadelphia’s Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books, bookstore manager Evisa Gallman sees a long future for herself in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Acts, Big Impact: 2021 Environmental Books for Young Readers

We spoke with authors and editors of forthcoming biographies about the importance of narrative nonfiction to educate and empower kids and teens about environmental issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Lewis writes 'stunning' coronavirus book for Allen Lane

Michael Lewis has written a “stunning” book on a group of people who predicted the coronavirus pandemic, to be rushed out by Allen Lane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 20:37:13 UTC ]
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Vaseem Khan | 'I wanted to write a book just for myself, and I put in there all the things I love'

Vaseem Khan was reading about the history of Mumbai as part of research for his successful Baby Ganesh Agency series—which stars the newly retired Inspector Chopra and the elephant he inherits on his last day of work—when he came across a fact that made him sit up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 16:04:12 UTC ]
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22 Books That Helped Me Write the Story of My Transition

As a trans person, I spent most of my life with my head in a book imagining other lives, other bodies, and other histories. In some ways, my memoir is an amalgamation of all the books that kept me curious, kept me thinking it was worth it to keep going. Sometimes it was to dream […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-26 09:48:49 UTC ]
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Brayden Harrington, Who Bonded With Biden Over Stuttering, Will Write a Book

Brayden Harrington, 13, who spoke at the Democratic National Convention, will write a picture book, “Brayden Speaks Up,” HarperCollins announced. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-21 11:55:52 UTC ]
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Insurrection at U.S. Capitol Shines Spotlight on Books About 1898 North Carolina Coup

The January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has renewed interest in 'Wilmington Lie,' a historical account of a coup in Wilmington, N.C., in 1898. The book was released by Grove in paperback on January 19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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