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‘Mystic River’ author Dennis Lehane starting imprint at HarperCollins

‘Mystic River’ author Dennis Lehane starting imprint at HarperCollins | Publishing News UK | Scoop.it
The publisher announced Monday that Dennis Lehane Books will issue “a select” number of literary fiction works each year that have “a dark urban edge.” The author himself said in a statement that he was hoping to help “worthy writers” in need of more attention. No release date has been set for the first book.
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Haruki Murakami's 1Q84 due out in English in October | Books | guardian.co.uk

Haruki Murakami's 1Q84 due out in English in October | Books | guardian.co.uk | Publishing News UK | Scoop.it
Hotly anticipated translation of Japanese sensation will be published in a single, 1,000-page volume
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To Hell with Prizes 2011 shortlist | independent publishing just got hotter

Everyone: see here the shortlist for 2011 TO HELL WITH PRIZES, a fantastic prize for unpublished authors: http://bit.ly/gjRBtN Any thoughts?
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Man Booker to accept digital submissions for first time | TheBookseller

Man Booker to accept digital submissions for first time | TheBookseller | Publishing News UK | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City (Man Booker to accept digital submissions for first time:
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Guardian Books podcast: Rock memoirs with Kristin Hersh | Books | guardian.co.uk

Guardian Books podcast: Rock memoirs with Kristin Hersh | Books | guardian.co.uk | Publishing News UK | Scoop.it
Kristin Hersh discusses her memoir of music and madness, and plays some tunes; Richard Williams reveals he has letters from John Lennon and we hear the poets who won the Costa and TS Eliot prizes (Debate developing over Kristin Hersh on books podcast. Does it matter how well known she is when she's so good? http://t.co/7pSBvXJ #books)
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How Writers Build the Brand

How Writers Build the Brand | Publishing News UK | Scoop.it
For weeks beforehand, we are compelled to bombard every friend, relative and vague acquaintance with creative e-mails and Facebook alerts, polish up our Web sites with suspiciously youthful author photos, and, in an orgy of blogs, tweets and YouTube trailers, attempt to inform an already inundated world of our every reading, signing, review, interview and (well, one can dream!) TV ­appearance.
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Publishing in 2021: A Bloodbath, or a Gentle Evolution?

Publishing in 2021: A Bloodbath, or a Gentle Evolution? | Publishing News UK | Scoop.it
SFSignal asks a bunch of writers and publishing professionals what publishing will look like 10 years from now — and the answers range from the hair-raisingly apocalyptic to the mildly jarring.
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Amazon's ebook sales eclipse paperbacks for the first time | World news | guardian.co.uk

Amazon's ebook sales eclipse paperbacks for the first time | World news | guardian.co.uk | Publishing News UK | Scoop.it
Richard Adams: Amazon announces that Kindle ebook sales have now overtaken its sales of paperback print editions in the US (Wow,Amazon US say their ebook sales have now overtaken those of paperbacks http://bit.ly/ePk5Ct Eek! Let's hope people still love paperbacks)
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David Kohn to leave Waterstone's | TheBookseller

David Kohn to leave Waterstone's | TheBookseller | Publishing News UK | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City (David Kohn to leave Waterstone's:
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