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Viking buys popular science sun study

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Penguin has acquired a title written by solar physicist Doctor Lucie Green, which looks at the...
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Viking: early book sales ‘promising’

The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

Stationery retailer Viking has reported a “promising” start to its bookselling...
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21st-century publishing builds on a healthy radical tradition

Guardian – 2011-12-18

Far from killing off the book, the digital age is proving a boon to innovative publishers and authors, many of whom are using new technology to breathe life back into old ideas. Here, we survey four of the most interesting venturesUnbound: the...
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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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Marathon title to Viking

The Bookseller – 2011-11-17

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/11/2011 - 12:13 Viking has won a title by journalist Ed Caesar about marathon running and the race to beat the two-hour barrier, using research and interviews to be conducted around the...
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Viking triumphs in five-way auction

The Bookseller – 2011-11-17

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/11/2011 - 07:45 Viking has won a five-way auction for a debut novel about British explorer George Mallory's final doomed attempt to be the first to scale Mount Everest. Viking publishing...
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Penguin pre-empts Scott Hutchins novel

The Bookseller – 2011-10-25

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 08:00 Penguin has pre-empted a novel set in contemporary San Francisco, with Penguin Press also to publish in the US following a 10-way auction there. Viking commissioning editor...
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Viking acquires war camp diary

The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 10:59 Penguin has acquired a diary written during the Second World War by a teenage concentration camp internee, striking a deal directly with the author at her home in Prague....
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Viking bangs the drums for Stone Roses biography

The Bookseller – 2011-09-30

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 10:59 Viking has paid a six-figure sum at auction for an authorised biography of The Stone Roses, whose eponymous début has been lauded as one of the best albums of all time. read more
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Penguin to publish Neil Young memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 14:40 Neil Young has become the latest rock legend to sell his autobiography, with Viking buying UK rights to the former Buffalo Springfield guitarist's life story. Publishing...
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Penguin leaps for the Jump Artist

The Bookseller – 2011-09-02

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 10:43 Penguin has acquired a prize-winning novel by Austin Ratner, called The Jump Artist, which recreates the true story of photographer Philip Halsman who took photographs of...
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Balding to pen childhood memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-07-01

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 11:25 Viking has signed a childhood memoir by BBC sports presenter Clare Balding, paying what is believed to be around £500,000 for two books. Penguin declined to comment on the sum...
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Six picked for BBC Samuel Johnson shortlist

The Bookseller – 2011-06-14

Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 08:50 Titles on Chairman Mao, the Cavaliers of the English Civil War and Italian artist Caravaggio have been shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011. The six-strong list “a reflection...
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Penguin to publish slow news title

The Bookseller – 2011-04-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:00 Viking has been scanning the local papers and choosing the most eyebrow-raising headlines—often for all the wrong reasons—in a tribute to the quirky world of slow news...
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Greg Mortenson's dizzying fall from grace

Guardian – 2011-04-23

People in Pakistan featured in Three Cups of Tea dispute writer's recollection of events in memoirThe troubled world of book publishing has become almost wearily accustomed to receiving yet more bad news of a critically acclaimed memoir that turns...
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Publisher of 'Three Cups of Tea' to Conduct Review

The New York Times – 2011-04-18

Viking, the publisher of "Three Cups of Tea," said in a statement on Monday that it will review the book and its contents with the author, Greg Mortenson.
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Donoghue's Room on Orange shortlist

The Bookseller – 2011-04-12

Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 09:30 Emma Donoghue’s Man Booker-shortlisted Room (Picador) and three debuts have made it onto the shortlist for this year’s Orange Prize for Fiction. Announced this morning (11th April) at London Book Fair,...
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Kingsolver on shortlist for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

The Bookseller – 2011-04-12

Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 10:36 Barbara Kingsolver's Orange Prize-winning The Lacuna (Faber) has been shortlisted for the €100,000 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The 10-strong list, announced this morning (12th April), also...
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Viking acquires art title by Will Gompertz

The Bookseller – 2011-02-10

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:01 Viking has acquired world rights to a modern art title by BBC arts editor Will Gompertz. Editor Ben Brusey bought What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising Story of Modern Art...
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Poet Christopher Reid Wins Costa

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-26

Christopher Reid has won the Costa Book of the Year award for his poetry collection A Scattering (Arete), which the poet wrote in tribute to his late wife. Reid beat the odds with his win; Colm Tóibin’s Brooklyn (Viking) was considered the...
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