XXXTentacion signed a $10-million record deal weeks before death, report says

Michael Ondaatje speaks Sunday after winning the Golden Man Booker Prize for his novel "The English Patient" at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'We haven't seen anything like it since Harry Potter': UK bookshops report record week

With books delayed by the pandemic reaching shops alongside other titles aimed at the Christmas market, the trade has seen sales boomBooksellers up and down the UK are reporting a boom in sales since readers returned to bookshops after the lockdown, with the first avalanche of Christmas titles... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-11 12:40:19 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of August 10, 2020

Among the big books sold this week are a nonfiction book from former National Security Council member Fiona Hill, a nonfiction book on skyscrapers, and a book about how sports is helping the country to transform its understanding of sex and gender. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of December 10, 2018

NBA finalist Téa Obreht sells a novel to Random House, Beach Lane buys an Amy Cherrix picture book for six figures, Avery picks up a title on gut health for a rumored high-six-figure sum, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of September 10, 2018

This week's notable sales include an option for a 2016 thriller about an English teacher who disappears in Cambodia and a deal for Kiley Reid's forthcoming debut from Putnam about a babysitter and her employer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 10, 2018

Rachel Hollis sells a follow-up to Girl, Wash Your Face to Nelson, Algonquin nabs an Aussie writer’s debut novel, Penguin buys a book about a N.Y. Knicks fan by sportswriter Harvey Araton, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of July 10, 2017

What are the books that have just been optioned for TV and film? In this, our first of a new bi-weekly column, deals close for a memoir by Patricia Lockwood and a nonfiction book about a group of men who broke the color barrier in corporate America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 10, 2017

Lake Union re-ups Kerry Lonsdale, Sherrilyn Kenyon signs a double with Tor, Simon Sebag Montefiore sells a novel to Pegasus, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 10, 2017

Tor nabs a self-published SF series, comedian/radio host Rickey Smiley lands at Gallery, FSG invests in a middle grade debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack and Michelle Obama sign record book deals with Penguin Random House

Books by former president and first lady said to have been sold for more than $60m and will focus on White House yearsBarack and Michelle Obama have signed book deals with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced on Tuesday.Financial terms were not disclosed for the books, for which several... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 10, 2016

David Hajdu sells a novel to Norton, Berkley brings Susan Meissner into hardcover, HarperTeen nabs a YA duology by Testing trilogy author Joelle Charbonneau, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Amy Schumer signed an $11 million book deal?

Comic darling. Tick. Feature film debut, Trainwreck. Tick. Emmy for cable channel sketch show. Tick. Continue reading at Stuff

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Book Deals: Week of August 10, 2015

Lisa Scottoline re-ups at SMP for six new books, Italian bestseller Alessandro Baricco lands at Europa, Kate DiCamillo teams up with Harry Bliss at Candlewick, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 10, 2014

Knopf Kids’ gets Witch-y with Mather and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of March 10, 2014

Tor seeks ‘Truth’ from Dennard, gets ‘Unnoticed’ by Brockway and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Report: Week of February 10, 2014

New deals for Samantha Berger, Tom Angeleberger, Kathi Appelt, Jenny McLachlan, and others. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guinness World Records Signs Deal with China’s Largest ELT Publisher

In a ceremony at the 2013 Beijing International Book Fair, Guinness World Records (GWR) and China’s Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing (FLTRP) signed an agreement for the publication of the 2014 Chinese-language edition of the Guinness World Records annual book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Accent Press signs 10-book deal for Goodhind

Independent publisher Accent Press has signed a 10-book deal with crime author Jean G Goodhind... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd - October 7th - Deal Alert

Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd - October 7th - Deal AlertCheck out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 3rd. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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