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Rodale Books has acquired actor Freddie Prinze Jr.’s new cookbook “Back to the Kitchen.” Rodale’s Senior Editor Dervla Kelly acquired the North American rights to the title at auction, in a deal with Hannah Brown Gordon of Foundry Literary...Show More Summary
The Associated Press is launching a new book series. AP Editions will produce paperback and eBook editions of titles focused on both current events and history. The publisher will dig into its archive of global news coverage to produce...Show More Summary
The International Thriller Writers organization has announced the finalists for the 2015 Thriller Awards. According to the press release, the winners will be unveiled at a banquet scheduled to be take place on the final night of ThrillerFest X. Nelson DeMille has been appointed the 2015 ThrillerMaster. Show More Summary
The cover for the Notorious R.B.G.: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg book has been unveiled. This project was inspired by Shana Knizhnik’s popular meme blog. New York Magazine reports that Justice Ginsburg herself loves theShow More Summary
HarperCollins is reportedly getting ready to return to a full agency for its eBook sales as early as next week, according to a report in Publishers Lunch. “Multiple retailers report that Harper has informed them their selling terms,”...Show More Summary
A trio of editors, Demitria Lunetta, Kate Karyus Quinn, and Mindy McGinnis, have raised more than $1,000 on Kickstarter for a young adult anthology entitled Among the Shadows. Thirteen writers have contributed “stories of darkness and...Show More Summary
Working on your Spring Cleaning game? Tidy up your book display with a new pair of Insurgent-themed book ends. The video embedded above features a tutorial from the EpicReads team. To add a little more crafty flair to your home, check...Show More Summary
Fox Searchlight has unleashed the official trailer for the Me and Earl and the Dying Girl film adaptation. The video embedded above offers glimpses of Thomas Mann as Greg, RJ Cyler as Earl, and Olivia Cooke as Rachel. Thus far, the trailer has drawn more than 330,000 views on YouTube and over 693,000 views on Facebook. This movie is set to hit theaters on June 12th.
Have you ever tried to re-purpose an old book? Isobelle Ouzman, an artist based in Seattle, transforms them into beautiful book carvings. Ouzman acquires unwanted books from alleys and thrift stores for her artistic projects. In a piece...Show More Summary
This week, Rowman & Littlefield is hiring an associate marketing manager, while Skyhorse Publishing needs a human resource manager. Bloomsbury Publishing is seeking a children’s senior production editor, and Rizzoli is on the hunt for an editor. Show More Summary
Known as the Skinny Girl mogul, working mom, former talk show host and now returning star on season seven of The Real Housewives of New York, Bethenny Frankel talked about her new project, which evolved from her very public break-up. I...Show More Summary
My Stepbrother the Dom by Arabella Quinn leads the Self-Published Bestsellers List this week. To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we compile weekly lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords. Show More Summary
R.L. Stine‘s favorite horror novel is Misery by Stephen King. The best-selling children’s author revealed this fact in an “Ask Me Anything” AMA session hosted on the online reading community Wattpad. “The best book ever written about the relationship between a writer and an editor,” he wrote. Show More Summary
W. W. Norton & Company has revealed the title and cover of the upcoming memoir by former Federal Reserve chairman Ben S. Bernanke. The book, which comes out in October, is titled “The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath.” In the book, Bernanke will reveal his efforts to prevent a mass economic failure. Show More Summary
Derek Jeter‘s publishing house Jeter Publishing, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish a new memoir by Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski. “Rob Gronkowski stands out on and off the field to his fans and peers alike,” stated Jeter. Show More Summary
Author John Green and musician Hank Green plan to host a conference called NerdCon: Stories. The sibling duo behind the VlogBrothers YouTube channel intend for this to be a celebration of the power of storytelling. The video embedded...Show More Summary
Meredith Wild has signed a $7 million deal with the Grand Central Publishing imprint, Forever. Wild, a self-published author, has become well-known for the Hacker erotica series. Here’s more from The Hollywood Reporter: “The initial four books of the series were self-published, beginning with Hardwired in 2013. Show More Summary
Have you ever tried to walk and read a book at the same time? The Epic Reads team has posted a video about this “booknerd problem” on their YouTube channel. The video embedded above has drawn more than 10,000 views. What issues do you encounter as a bibliophile?
Atticus Lish has won the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for his novel “Preparation for the Next Life” (Tyrant Books). The honor includes a $15,000 prize. The book is about the love story between a Chinese Muslim immigrant and a traumatized Iraq War veteran. Show More Summary
In honor of National Poetry Month, we’ve dug up a video of David Tennant, a former star on the Dr. Who TV series, reading William Shakespeare’s Sonnet #12. Click on these links to listen to Tennant’s recitations of sonnets #18, #71, and #126 for this app. What’s your favorite Shakespearean sonnet?