- Rain, Snow Don’t Dampen Indie Holiday Spirits
Other indies also reported similar upward swings in their online sales.
- Spring 2020 Announcements: Politics & Current Events
The CEO of PEN America warns against the expansion of corporate and government controls on free speech and offers guidance on how to reconcile diversity and equality with the right to speak one’s mind.War for Eternity: Inside Bannon’s Far-Right Circle of Global Power Brokers by Benjamin R.
- Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple Is Leaving
But perhaps most important was the growing acknowledgement that Temple—who had earned good reviews for her work—was the right person for the job.Temple was officially appointed the 13th U.S.
- Spring 2020 Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels
Metropolitan, May 5 ($28, ISBN 978-1-62779-903-4)Eisner Award– and American Book Award–winning Sacco (The Great War) delves, in his dense and detailed cartooning style, into fracking on Native land, with on-the-ground reporting of the Dene people in the Canadian Mackenzie River
- Spring 2020 Announcements: History
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, July 14 ($28, ISBN 978-1-328-56630-0)Ohler narrates the efforts of married resistance leaders Harro Schulze-Boysen and Libertas Haas-Heye to build a network of anti-Nazi fighters among Berlin’s artists and communists.Deep Delta Justice: A Black Teen, His Lawyer, an
- Spring 2020 Announcements: Business & Economics
Doubleday, Mar. 3 ($27.95, ISBN 978-0-385-54308-8)The New York Times reporter details how the equality gap plays out in myriad ways in every day life; on one side of the rope, the rich enjoy tremendous perks, while on the other side, some Americans have to fight
- Book Deals: Week of December 9, 2019
Evensong is slated for spring 2021.For more children’s and YA book deals, see our latest Rights Report.
- Spring 2020 Announcements: Memoirs & Biographies
Celadon, Apr. 21 ($26.99, ISBN 978-1-250-26187-8)Boylan, New York Times opinion columnist and human rights activist, measures her life by the dogs she’s known, and writes of her gender transition in middle age.I Don’t RememberHilton Als.
- Children's Book Sales Up During Busy Holiday Weekend
“The only thing I really, really wish I had a big stack of right now is This Book.
- Rights Report: Week of December 2, 2019
Zacker at Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency represented the illustrator.Yasemin Ucar at Kids Can has bought world rights to Bunnyloo by J.F.
- Gary Paulsen Moves to FSG in Three-Book Deal
“I had a contract to write three mysteries and had finished two right before I did the Iditarod for the first time, and the publisher’s secretary called and said her boss wanted the third one immediately,” he said.
- Book Deals: Week of December 2, 2019
Constitution out of its historical glass box and presents it as a current, accessible, and living document.”For more children’s and YA book deals, see our latest Rights Report.
- Take the Lead Be an Advocate Find Your Happy (Work)place
(Kogan Page, Mar. 2020) by Rick Hughes, a workplace counselor and head of the Student Counselling Service at the University of Aberdeen, in Scotland, offers suggestions for righting one’s work-life balance.
- Rights Report: Week of November 26, 2019
Maggie Lehrman at Abrams has acquired world rights to Sandra Nickel's (l.)
- Meet the 2019 BookLife Prize Finalists in Fiction
My second thought on alien life is that extraterrestrials (meaning intelligences not native to earth) are indubitably in the universe but that they are so different from us and so much smarter than us that we fail to recognize them, even when they are right here in our midst.