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Picador to reissue 12 classics for 40th anniversary

The Bookseller – 2012-01-06

Picador will be re-issuing 12 classic novels it has published across the past four decades in a...
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Duffy among contenders for Costa Book of the Year

The Bookseller – 2012-01-03

Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy has won the Costa Poetry Award for The Bees (Picador), and debut...
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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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Donoghue, Shriver and Miéville on Impac longlist

The Bookseller – 2011-11-07

Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 17:10 Emma Donoghue, Lionel Shriver and China Miéville are among the authors longlisted for the 2012 International Impac Dublin Literary Award, which saw 147 titles nominated by libraries around the world. With...
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Hollinghurst, Moran, French win at Galaxy awards

The Bookseller – 2011-11-07

Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 09:00 Alan Hollinghurst's The Stranger's Child (Picador) which was controversially omitted from this year's Man Booker shortlist, has been lauded at the Galaxy National Book Awards at a night which saw Jackie...
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Main makes first buy for Picador

The Bookseller – 2011-10-19

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 08:49 Picador has bought a debut novel by Royal Holloway creative writing MA graduate Emma Chapman, with editorial director Francesca Main making her first acquisition for the...
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Georgia Garrett to leave A P Watt

The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 17:31 Zadie Smith's literary agent Georgia Garrett has left A P Watt for Rogers, Coleridge & White on the eve of Frankfurt Book Fair. Georgia Garrett joined A P Watt in September 2000...
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Picador beats seven publishers to debut

The Bookseller – 2011-09-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:00 Picador has won an eight-way auction for an American debut set primarily in 1950s America, snapping up the title and one other for a six-figure sum. Editorial director Kate...
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Two Macmillan titles on autumn R&J list

The Bookseller – 2011-08-31

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 09:57 Macmillan has two titles among the eight books featuring in W H Smith's fourth Richard and Judy Book Club promotion, which goes instore tomorrow (1st September). Next of Kin by...
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Kay wins Scottish Book of the Year award

The Bookseller – 2011-08-26

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 14:34 Jackie Kay has won the £30,000 Scottish Book of the Year award for her autobiography Red Dust Road (Picador). The award, which is run by Creative Scotland, was presented to Kay by...
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Barnes biggest Booker book

The Bookseller – 2011-08-25

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:56 Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending (Cape) is comfortably the bestselling longlistee of one of the most popular Man Booker longlists since records began. Barnes' concise novel...
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Humphreys makes first buys for Serpents Tail

The Bookseller – 2011-08-05

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:05 A book dubbed “Watership Down meets True Grit” is among Sam Humphreys’ first acquisitions at Serpent’s Tail since she moved from Picador. read more
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Hollinghurst favourite to win Man Booker

The Bookseller – 2011-07-26

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 16:42 William Hill has installed former Man Booker winner Alan Hollinghurst as the 5/1 favourite to clinch the prize for the second time for his novel The Stranger's Child (Picador). The...
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Indies dominate Booker longlist

The Bookseller – 2011-07-26

Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 15:24 Indies have dominated the longlist for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, announced today (26th July), with nine of the 13 titles from independent publishers. Forrmer winner, Alan Hollinghurst has also been...
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Main to join Picador as editorial director

The Bookseller – 2011-07-19

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 10:17 Simon & Schuster senior commissioning editor Francesca Main is leaving the publisher to become editorial director at Picador. read more
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Two for Picador on Dolman shortlist

The Bookseller – 2011-06-14

Written By: Rachel Bradley Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 08:25 Picador has scooped two nominations on the shortlist for the Dolman Travel book of the year. Parisians by Graham Robb and Germania by Simon Winder are on the six-strong list for...
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Obreht takes Orange Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-08

Written By: Katie Allen and Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 08/06/2011 - 19:15 Debut author Téa Obreht has won the Orange Prize for Fiction for The Tiger’s Wife (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), beating Man Booker-shortlisted bookies’ favourite Room...
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Room leads Amazon Orange sales race

The Bookseller – 2011-06-07

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 11:40 Amazon.co.uk has announced that Orange Prize shortlisted author Emma Donoghue’s Room (Picador) is leading sales on the website ahead of rival contenders for the award. The Orange...
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Room is bookies' choice for Orange

The Bookseller – 2011-06-02

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 12:50 Man Booker-nominated Room (Picador) is the hot favourite to win the Orange Prize for Fiction, according to odds just released by bookmakers William Hill. The winner of the 16th...
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Child, McDermid and Hill on Theakstons longlist

The Bookseller – 2011-05-13

Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 08:24 Lee Child, Val McDermid and Reginald Hill have all been longlisted for the 2011 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. The 18-strong list also includes some of the newest names in crime fiction,...
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