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Christmas gifts 2011: which books will be under your tree?

Guardian – 2011-11-27

Our critics choose the books they intend to give this Christmas, and the ones they hope to receiveWhat do you think are the best books of 2011? Take part in our open thread discussion hereDiana AthillEditor and writerI am crazy about Craig Taylor's...
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Murakami in France, a Debut In Germany: International Bestsellers October, 2011

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-21

With Knopf set to release Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 this week in the U.S., the latest novel from the award-winning Japanese author was an instant bestseller in Japan and debuted at #3 in France in September. Topping the French fiction chart last month...
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Waiting for a Rights Bump From the NBAs

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-21

The Booker Prize moves sales, especially for the winner. Not only does the British literary prize matter to U.K. readers, but Americans apparently care as well. After Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending was awarded the Booker last week, the...
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Hutchinson confirms Clinton deal

The Bookseller – 2011-10-03

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 11:49 Hutchinson has confirmed it will publish former US president Bill Clinton's book Back to Work, setting out his plan on how to get America "back into the future business"....
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Julian Assange autobiography: why he didn't want it published

Guardian – 2011-09-23

Memoir looked set to make the WikiLeaks founder and publisher Canongate a fortune – then the arguments startedIt started out as a dream £1.2m publishing contract, with a vision of many millions to be made for all parties in worldwide book sales...
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Assange autobiography to be published tomorrow

The Bookseller – 2011-09-21

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 12:09 Canongate is to publish the "unauthorised" memoirs of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange tomorrow (22nd September), despite his attempts to cancel the contract he signed with the...
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Julian Assange publishers to release autobiography without his consent

Guardian – 2011-09-21

Canongate to publish 'unauthorised first draft' of WikiLeaks founder's autobiography it has secretly printed and shippedJulian Assange's publishers will tomorrow publish "the unauthorised first draft" of his autobiography without his consent, months...
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W&N buys stories by New Yorker pick

The Bookseller – 2011-08-19

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 10:20 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a collection of stories by Nathan Englander, one of the New Yorker's "20 Writers for the 21st Century", whose previous works have been...
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Assange Canongate deal "fallen through"

The Bookseller – 2011-07-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 08:55 Canongate's near million-pound book deal for the memoirs of Wikileaks-founder Julian Assange is now in doubt, according to reports in the Guardian today. The deal was signed...
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Taste title for S&S

The Bookseller – 2011-06-10

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 10:32 Simon & Schuster has bought a non-fiction title dissecting all aspects of taste, from art appreciation to culinary dissection. Non-fiction commissioning editor Colin Midson bought...
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From editor to writer

Salon.com – 2011-04-27

Robert Gottlieb has worked in publishing since 1955, when he was hired as an editorial assistant at Simon & Schuster. Over the next few years, under conditions he once self-deprecatingly described as "the kids running the store," he became editor in...
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Mehta hails publishing after lifetime award

The Bookseller – 2011-04-13

Written By: Felicity Wood Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 14:00 Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, has said publishing's editorial, marketing and publicity standards would guarantee the sector's relevance, as he was awarded the...
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Sonny Mehta to receive LBF Lifetime Achievement Award

The Bookseller – 2011-03-08

Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 09:44 Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, is to be awarded the eighth Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by London Book Fair. Mehta has published authors including Thomas Mann,...
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We still need books to make sense of Wikileaks

Guardian – 2011-02-02

Up to the minute it may be, but Julian Assange's new media sensation will need traditional print to come into clear focusAnyone who thinks the book (ie the codex) is dead and buried in the Age of Amagoogle should reflect on the bizarre and...
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Media Decoder: Book Deal for Assange

The New York Times – 2010-12-28

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, says Random House’s Alfred Knopf division will pay $800,000 to publish his autobiography in the United States, and Canongate will pay about $500,000 to publish it in the United Kingdom.
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Justice Sotomayor aims to inspire by writing memoir

Reuters – 2010-07-12

Reuters - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will write a "coming-of-age memoir" detailing her modest immigrant upbringing in New York to her appointment as the first Hispanic to serve on the nation's highest court, said publisher Alfred A....
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Knopf to Publish Sonia Sotomayor's Memoir

Yahoo – 2010-07-12

Knopf announced today that they have acquired the rights to Sonia Sotomayor's memoir. Agent Peter Bernstein negotiated the deal, and George Andreou will be editing. According to Knopf, the yet-untitled book will be "a coming-of-age memoir by an...
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Knopf to Do 200K Printing for Remnick's Obama Bio

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-22

Knopf has acquired a biography of President Obama by New Yorker editor David...
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Live from the Jersualem Book Fair: A Trip to the Wailing Wall & Hearing from Jane Friedman

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-23

Continuing our updates from the Jerusalem International Book Fair, Michelle Frey, a Jerusalem Fellow and executive editor at Alfred A. Knopf and Crown Books for Young Readers, offers this dispatch from Israel:
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Alfred A. Knopf Jr. dies at 90; influential publisher

Los Angeles Times – 2009-02-18

The son of publishing legends Alfred Knopf and Blanche Wolf Knopf co-founded Atheneum Publishers and eventually became a senior vice president at Macmillan Inc. Alfred A. Knopf Jr., son of publishing legends and an influential publisher in his own...
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