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The Team Gets A Response

<b>About Craig Woolheater</b><br>Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005. I have appeared in or contributed to the following TV programs, documentaries and films: …

Paranormal

Magic, romance, and intrigue combine in this extraordinary novel! The Burning Sky (The Elemental Trilogy Book 1) by Sherry Thomas

The creators of the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling picture books <i>Rosie Revere, Engineer</i> and <i>Iggy Peck, Architect</i> are back with a story about the power of …

Women in Science

Winter crime novels (infographic)

Published on Nov 27, 2016<p>15<p>Insta Scribe, the company that helps create beautiful ebooks, has released the new infographic just in time for the winter.<p>…

Infographics

Cool And Unique Bookshelves Designs For Inspiration

Publishers Lunch Job Board: Non-Fiction Editor (#17428)

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Pearson fights for its future as investors consider a break-up

The boss of Pearson is fighting for the company’s future as well as his own as investors question whether the company should be broken up and sold off in the wake of a ruinous profit warning.<p>The education giant last week revealed a 30pc collapse in sales in its main US education business at the end …

Markets

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction | Awards & Grants

2017 Shortlist<p>Congratulations to the six finalists for the the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.<p>The winners are …

Minumsa chairman passes away : The DONG-A ILBO

Writers and publishers gathered at Seoul National University Hospital Funeral Hall mourned for the funeral of Chairman Park Maeng-ho of Minumsa who …

Cursed Child was France's 2016 bestseller

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Who is Your Ideal Reader?

Happy New Year!<p>I hope you’re already marinating on the book you’re going to write this year. It’s important to define one key thing before you start:</i> …

Peter Abrahams, a South African Who Wrote of Apartheid and Identity, Dies at 97

Peter Abrahams, a South African writer whose journalism and novels explored, with sensitivity and passion, the injustices of apartheid and the complexities of racial politics, died on Wednesday at his home in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 97.<p>The death was reported in the Jamaican newspaper The …

The finale of the popular series is here! 580 reviews/4.9 stars! Slow Burn: Sanctum, Book 9 (Slow Burn Zombie Apocalypse Series) by Bobby Adair

by Bobby Adair<p>4.9 stars – 582 reviews<p>FREE with – Learn More<p>Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled<p>Don’t have a Kindle? Get yours here.<p>Here’s the</b> …

Meet the new faces of fiction for 2017

A fortysomething still ‘pinching herself’ at starting a publishers’ bidding war. A woman who fell under a witches’ spell. And a film critic with widescreen ambitions: here are some of the stories behind our pick of 2017’s debut novelists<p>New year means new beginnings in the world of books, not so …

Books

Negroland by Margo Jefferson review – a brilliant memoir about race in America

Margo Jefferson’s exploration of the African American experience runs the gamut from the personal to the historical<p>“How many kinds of deprivation are there? What is the compass of privilege? What has made and maimed me?” These are questions that Margo Jefferson wrestles with in her excellent …

American History

Miss Treadway and the Field of Stars review – a mystery in 60s London

Miranda Emmerson’s tale of a missing woman is at its best when exploring the immigrant experience in the capital<p>Miranda Emmerson’s debut novel starts out as a mystery. When Iolanthe Green, a young American actress, goes missing, Anna Treadway, her dresser, sets out to find her. Anna’s …

Books

Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain by Julian Glover – review

Julian Glover’s first book is a fittingly diverting biography of the plain-speaking ‘Colossus of Roads’<p>Julian Glover’s absorbing biography of the engineer Thomas Telford concludes that “there is no easy epitaph for a driven man”, and this account of his life and work avoids most of the cliches and …

Poetry

Poem of the week: Slow Food by Thomas McCarthy

An Irish poet looks back, past the snobbish abundance of his country’s recently upended boom years, to the appalling suffering of the Great Famine<p><b>Slow Food</b><p>I would like to feed this child who is dying with slow food,<br>So that time might stand still for him, so that a grandfather<br>Clock might not fall …

Poetry

2017 Newbery And Caldecott Medal Winners To Be Announced

Awards for the best children's books of the year will be announced on Monday morning by The American Library Association. We examine the significance of the Caldecott and Newbery medals

The Team is Fooled by Beavers

<b>About Craig Woolheater</b><br>Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005. I have appeared in or contributed to the following TV programs, documentaries and films: …

Paranormal

ALA Midwinter 2017: Librarians Ponder their Future Under Trump

In his opening keynote at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, just hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United …

Librarianship

Ebook geek problems #38

Published on Jan 22, 2017<p>15<p>When you realize reading five ebooks simultaneously is not the right thing to do.<p>Shared by Piotr Kowalczyk<p>Share your …

10 Alice Walker Quotes That Amaze and Inspire

Get inspired by these 10 amazing Alice Walker quotes. Get the best deals on Alice Walker ebooks when you sign-up for Early Bird Books.

Success

Fear of Flying: 40th Anniversary Edition

<b>The blockbuster novel of female freedom and empowerment that launched a sexual revolution</b> <br>After five years, Isadora Wing has come to a crossroads in …

Six Saturday super stories! All for Free! How many will you download?

<b>Today’s Sponsor:</b>The Dim Realm, Volume I: Book One of The Resurrection Tower 4.1 stars – 9 reviewsKindle Price: FREE!Text-to-Speech and Lending: …

Zombies

Step aside, Kindle (cartoon)

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Next Steps in Digitization for Book Publishers

In this inaugural column, I’ve been asked to offer up some predictions for digitization in publishing in 2017. The problems—and solutions—of …

Publishing

The Best New YA Books Since The Hunger Games

If you're holiday shopping for the YA lover in your life, it's time to look beyond the adventures of Katniss Everdeen. YA has only gotten more popular in the seven years since <i>The Hunger Games</i> came out in 2008. Blockbuster adaptations of stand-alone novels and series like <i>The Fault in Our Stars, The</i> …

Simon & Schuster

PW Radio 209: Lisa Servon and the BookLife Prize Finalists

Author Lisa Servon discusses her new book, 'The Unbanking of America.' BookLife president Carl Pritzkat introduces the finalists of the BookLife …