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James, Feiyu and Ness to star at LBF

The Bookseller – 2012-02-08

Crime writer Peter James, Chinese author and screenwriter Bi Feiyu and children’s writer...

James Franco signs deal with Amazon for first novel

Reuters – 2012-01-05

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After receiving tepid reviews for his first book of fictional short stories, actor James Franco has sold his debut novel to Amazon Publishing, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

James Franco signs publishing deal with Amazon

Chicago Tribune – 2012-01-04

The actor and student will publish a novel with the publishing houseJames Franco, the actor-writer-producer-graduate student, has signed a publishing deal with Amazon's fledgling publishing house,...

James Murdoch was sent email about extent of hacking in 2008

Media Week – 2011-12-14

James Murdoch, News Corporation's international chief executive, responded to, but did not fully read an email that suggested phone hacking went beyond a royal reporter in 2008, according to evidence...

James Murdoch Resigns From British Newspaper Boards

The New York Times – 2011-11-24

James Murdoch stepped down as director of two subsidiaries that publish Murdoch-owned newspapers, a move that could possibly presage News Corporation’s eventual exit from British newspapers.

Oneworld acquires new Marlon James novel

The Bookseller – 2011-11-03

Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 15:00 Oneworld has acquired the third novel by The Book of Night Women author, Marlon James. Publisher Juliet Mabey acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in a...

Peter James signs short stories deal

The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 10:36 Pan Macmillan has acquired a collection of short stories from bestselling crime and thriller writer Peter James, with...

The trials and tribulations of James Murdoch

Editors Weblog – 2011-10-26

The downward slope of James Murdoch's career problems shows no sign of leveling out. Even the promise to publish a full-page apology for the phone hacking scandal in the coming weekend's broadsheets...

James Murdoch's press adviser resigns

Guardian – 2011-09-27

Alice Macandrew understood to have quit amid disagreements over the handling of the phone-hacking scandalOne of James Murdoch's closest advisers has resigned from News Corporation, it emerged on...

PPA appoints James Papworth as marketing director

Media Week – 2011-09-23

The Professional Publishers Association (PPA), the body for UK magazine publishers, has appointed former IPC leader James Papworth as its first marketing director in three years.

P D James to write Austen murder mystery

The Bookseller – 2011-09-22

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 11:01 Faber is to publish a new detective novel from P D James which combines a murder investigation with the world and characters...

Media Agenda: James Tye talks about making digital publishing profitable

Media Week – 2011-08-26

James Tye, CEO at Dennis Publishing, warns against assuming all your readers want the same, and reveals how the company is monetising its digital products.

James Patterson declared world's best-paid author by Forbes magazine

Guardian – 2011-08-19

Patterson earned $84m in the year to April 2011, Danielle Steel $35m, Stephen King $28m and Janet Evanovich $22m The world's highest-paid author padded to the windows of his magnificent, yellow,...

Soli and Spurling win James Tait Black Prizes

The Bookseller – 2011-08-19

Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 20:23 Debut novelist Tatjani Soli and theatre critic Hilary Spurling have been awarded the James Tait Black Prizes, Britain’s oldest literary awards. Soli’s The...

James Murdoch could be recalled to face MPs

Media Week – 2011-08-16

James Murdoch could be recalled to give evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport select committee after new evidence published today repeated claims he knew about the crucial "for Neville" email.

James O’Keefe to New York Times reporter: ‘How can I be sure you’ll be objective and accurate?’

Poynter. – 2011-07-28

The New York Times MagazineWhen Zev Chafets met James O’Keefe to profile him, the provocateur known for his undercover video stings of ACORN and NPR said, “You’re from The New York Times … How...

BSkyB directors to weigh up future of James Murdoch

Guardian – 2011-07-17

Board meeting will also consider whether to pay special dividend to investors or buy own shares to boost priceBSkyB directors will consider a payback of up to £2bn for investors and discuss James...

When James Murdoch was a hip-hop mogul

Guardian – 2011-07-12

I knew the troubled News International boss when he ran a cool, urban record label. It never quite felt rightBack in the mid-to-late 90s, hip-hop music was abuzz with spiky independent labels putting...

Theakstons to honour P D James

The Bookseller – 2011-07-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 08:48 P D James will receive the second Theakstons Old Peculier Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award, with debut...

Waterstone's set for 'revolution not evolution' under James Daunt

The Bookseller – 2011-07-01

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 09:26 James Daunt's tenure at the helm of Waterstone's is likely to be about "revolution not evolution" as he begins his leadership of...

Booksellers behind James Daunt 100%

The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams, Lisa Campbell and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 08:47 Waterstone's booksellers are relieved over the chain's acquisition by Alexander Mamut, with...

Le Carré and Peter James win at CrimeFest

The Bookseller – 2011-05-25

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 14:00 John Le Carré and Peter James were the big winners at this year's Sounds of Crime awards for audio crime fiction. The awards took...

James Murdoch's move has to be more than just an old man's shuffle

Guardian – 2011-04-03

The timing of Murdoch junior's return to News Corp HQ might seem odd to someJames Murdoch moves from London to New York as number three in the Rupertian empire. It's a dog-bites-man,...

James Murdoch's move shows how News Corp will look in the future

Guardian – 2011-03-30

It is only a matter of time before James Murdoch becomes chief executive to Rupert's chairmanFrom the moment James Murdoch arrived in London in 2003, imposed on Sky by an enthusiastic father, the...

James Gleick's The Information:Claude Shannon, the "bit," and the long birth of the information age.

Slate – 2011-03-28

The Bible's human authors are long since dead, along with anyone who knew them. The papers and ink originally used are long gone. Parts may be lost, but most of the text has outlasted not just paper...

Simon & Schuster sign James Anderson memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-01-06

Cricketer James Anderson has joined Graeme...

Author Files Copyright Infringement Suit Against James Cameron's Avatar

Yahoo – 2010-07-08

Miami author Cynthia Joyce Clay has filed suit against James Cameron for copyright infringement of her sf book Zollocco: A Novel of Another Universe: Clay vs Cameron et al 10-22203 US District Court...

New MI5 book from 1960s 'tells real-life James Bonds how to spot Soviet spies'

Daily Telegraph – 2010-03-22

A new book detailing how MI5 dealt with Russian spies during the cold war has been uncovered detailing the exploits of real-life James Bonds.

Hugh McGuire: Publishing Interview: James Bridle

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-17

When I first started closely following the big changes in the publishing industry, James Bridle's blog BookTwo was one of my first stops. And since...

James Warren Leaves 'Chicago Reader' for Chicago News Co-op

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-08

Recently appointed Chicago Reader Publisher James Warren is stepping down to join the Chicago News Cooperative.

James Purdy, author of underground classics, dies

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-13

Author James Purdy, a shocking realist and surprising romantic who in underground classics such as "Cabot Wright Begins" and "Eustace Chisholm and the Works" inspired censorious outrage and lasting...

The Book of Night Women, by Marlon James

Washington Post – 2009-02-17

THE BOOK OF NIGHT WOMEN By Marlon James Riverhead. 417 pp. $26.95

Author and Parade magazine columnist James Brady dies at 80 PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Times Leader – 2009-01-29

NEW YORK — James Brady, the Parade magazine celebrity columnist whose wide-ranging career also included novels, a memoir on his Korean War service and a stint as publisher of the fashion bible...

Author and Parade columnist James Brady dies at 80

AP – 2009-01-28

AP - James Brady, the Parade magazine celebrity columnist whose wide-ranging career also included novels, a memoir on his Korean War service and a stint as publisher of the fashion bible Women's...

New York Publishing Veteran James Brady Dies

Folio Mag – 2009-01-28

James Brady, a writer, editor and longtime publishing industry veteran who worked at a slew of New York-based publications and founded two of its most popular columns, has died. He was 80.

James Patterson Launches ReadKiddoRead

Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-21

Between 2005 and 2007, author James Patterson gave away more than $600,000 to promote literacy through his annual PageTurner Awards. But when he noticed that his own elementary school-age son had...

Guy Hands on road towards £200m cattle deal with James Packer

Times Online – 2008-12-31

What’s the connection between EMI and James Packer? Seasoned quiz addicts might quickly press their buzzers and shout “Atom Heart Mother”, the Pink Floyd album that featured a grazing cow on its...

Global News Enterprises Hires Boston Magazine's James Bandera to be VP/Director of Sales

Centre Daily Times – 2008-09-22

Global News Enterprises (www.globalnewsenterprises.com), the first Web-based news organization to provide daily international news coverage by its own correspondents all over the world, has...

Virgin Media's Head Of Marketing James Kydd To Leave By Sep

Nasdaq – 2008-08-08

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- U.K. television and telephony company Virgin Media Inc. ( VMED) said Friday that James Kydd, managing director of brand and marketing, will leave the company by the end of...

Rwanda: James Joyce Children's Book Sparks Feud

allAfrica – 2012-02-13

[New Times] A children's story by James Joyce has been published for the first time by a small press in Dublin.

P.D. James brings a murder mystery into Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' territory

Chicago Tribune – 2012-01-15

P.D. James brings a murder mystery into Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' territory with 'Death Comes to Pemberley.'Death Comes to Pemberley

‘Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam,’ by James G. Hershberg

The Washington Post – 2012-02-25

In June 1997, former defense secretary Robert S. McNamara chaired a remarkable series of meetings in Hanoi with the military commanders and senior foreign policy officials who fought the Vietnam War....

James Murdoch Resigns as Exec Chair

ABC News – 2012-02-29

Rupert Murdoch’s son, James Murdoch, has stepped down from his position as executive chairman of News International, News Corporation’s UK publishing unit that has been rocked by a phone hacking...

James Murdoch Leaves News Corp. Publishing Unit

AllThingsD – 2012-02-29

More fallout from PhoneGate: News Corp. executive James Murdoch has "relinquished his position" as executive chairman head of News International, the conglomerate's British newspaper unit. News...

James Murdoch Quits as News International Chairman

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-02-29

Update (9:42 a.m. EST): In its formal statement, News Corporation (News International's parent company) didn't give a clear reason why James Murdoch was leaving. It said he was moving to New...

News Corp shareholders step up bid to oust James Murdoch

Guardian – 2012-03-01

Shareholders already drafting resolutions ahead of AGM to call for James Murdoch to be removed from News Corp boardShareholders are planning to step up their campaign to oust James Murdoch from News...

Media Decoder Blog: James Atlas, Veteran Publisher and Author, Will Edit for Amazon

The New York Times – 2012-03-02

Mr. Atlas follows another New York publishing veteran, Laurence Kirshbaum, in jumping to Amazon, where he will edit a series of biographies.

Review: James Gleick’s “The Information”

The Washington Post – 2011-05-13

In 1947, the radio producer Dan Golenpaul issued the first Information Please Almanac. In 1938, he had started the popular radio quiz show “Information Please.” Listeners submitted questions,...

Six-figure E L James deal for Cornerstone

The Bookseller – 2012-03-13

Century and Arrow have acquired bestselling romance trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James,...

James Patterson donates 200,000 books to US troops

Yahoo! News – 2012-03-16

If James Patterson thought it were possible, he'd shake the hand of every U.S. soldier. For now, he'll let a big bundle of his novels do the talking.

James Bond returns home in 10-year book deal

Reuters – 2012-03-16

LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) - Ian Fleming's estate has signed a 10-year deal with the Random House Group to publish the James Bond backlist both in print and e-book format, the publishing company said...

Comeback! James Bond back in e-book form

Hindustan Times – 2012-03-16

Ian Fleming’s estate has signed a 10-year deal with the Random House Group to publish the James Bond backlist ...

James Brown: the electrifying one and only

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-03-16

Journalist R.J. Smith explores the magic and mayhem of James Brown in a new biography of the legendary performer.

A New Publisher for James Bond ; The Age of 'Perpetual Publishing'

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-16

Today in publishing and literature: Vintage has acquired rights to the James Bond books, Suzanne Collins sends Scholastic stock soaring, and Dante is under siege in Italy. James Bond has a new home....

James Bond novels come back to Random House

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-03-17

The lucrative James Bond novels return to Random House, their original publisher, through a new deal.

‘The Man from Primrose Lane,’ by James Renner

The Washington Post – 2012-03-19

I’ve rarely finished a book with more sharply divided feelings than the ones inspired by James Renner’s “The Man From Primrose Lane.” This first novel is ambitious and innovative — and...

James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chair

CNN – 2012-04-03

James Murdoch steps down as the chairman of BSkyB. The resignation comes on the heels of his stepping down from News Corp.'s British newspaper publishing companies in the wake of scandals.

James M. Moroney III Elected Chairman of Newspaper Association of America

Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-05

Washington, D.C. – James M. Moroney III, publisher and chief executive officer of The Dallas Morning News, has been elected to serve as the Newspaper Association of America’s next...

William Boyd to pen new James Bond novel

CBC – 2012-04-12

William Boyd, the British novelist who wrote Restless and Any Human Heart, will be the next to tackle the task of bringing James Bond to life.

Review: James Brown biography “The One”

The Washington Post – 2012-04-13

Some of us were lucky enough to see James Brown convulse across a stage during his 73 years on Earth. Few of us were lucky enough to see him jump off a stage and into a swimming pool.  At a 2006...

'Fifty Shades of Grey' by E.L. James is selling books (and more)

Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-17

'Fifty Shades of Grey' by E.L. James and sequels are an ebook and paperback phenomenon that is also causing a sales spike in sex shops. How did it all happen?The staff of the Pleasure Chest, a...

Media Decoder Blog: Amazon Acquires Rights to James Bond Books

The New York Times – 2012-04-18

The online retailer acquired 14 titles in the Ian Fleming series featuring the famous British spy, and will release them beginning this summer.

James Bond novels to be reissued by Amazon.com

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-04-18

(04-17) 17:36 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- James Bond has a new American publisher: Amazon.com. The online giant has acquired rights from the late Ian Fleming's estate for North American rights to his...

E L James' erotic novel UK number one

The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

British novelist E L James' much-discussed erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey (Arrow) has...

James Bond Deal on the Menu

Media Bistro – 2012-04-18

Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link) was TVNewser senior editor Alex Weprin (pictured), analyzing NBC's online streaming options for the Olympics. We talked about Amazon's deal to...

Book review: ‘Why Nations Fail,’ by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

The Washington Post – 2012-04-21

“Why Nations Fail” is a sweeping attempt to explain the gut-wrenching poverty that leaves 1.29 billion people in the developing world struggling to live on less than $1.25 a day. You might expect...

James Wong for Orion

The Bookseller – 2012-05-02

Orion has acquired a title about growing your own food from garden-designer and television...

E L James tops chart for third consecutive week

The Bookseller – 2012-05-10

E L James' Fifty Shades of Grey was once again the bestselling book in the UK last week, and...

Erotic romance author E.L. James on Fifty Shades of Grey

CBC – 2012-05-10

E.L. James, the fledgling British writer behind the surprise publishing phenomenon and erotic romance Fifty Shades of Grey, talks to Q about her 'love story with a kink.'

Student-made app tours James Joyce's Dublin

CBC – 2012-06-15

Combining classic fiction with modern technology, Boston College students have created an app that takes users on an interactive walking tour of Dublin through the eyes of James Joyce's masterwork...

‘The Obamians : The Struggle Inside the White House to Redefine American Power ,’ by James Mann

The Washington Post – 2012-06-16

The officials who make foreign policy don’t have it easy. Trapped between the domestic political environment on one side and the international system on the other, they have modest freedom to...

E L James's husband turns YA novelist

The Bookseller – 2012-06-25

Random House Childrens Publishing is to bring out a young adult novel written by Niall Leonard,...

E L James' husband turns YA novelist

The Bookseller – 2012-06-25

Random House Children's Publishing is to bring out a young adult novel written by Niall...

EL James hits one million mark on Kindle in UK

The Bookseller – 2012-06-26

EL James has been revealed as Amazon.co.uk’s bestselling e-book author ever, with her debut...

E L James sales mount up

The Bookseller – 2012-07-03

Sales of E L James' Fifty Shades trilogy surged again last week, further entrenching the...

James Bond, the books, from reissues to e-books

Hindustan Times – 2012-07-11

The James Bond series of novels by Ian Fleming have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. With the 50th anniversary of the Bond films in October, the British spy as stylish action hero will be...

'James Joyce: A New Biography' by Gordon Bowker: An excerpt

Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-15

So you're an admirer of James Joyce's "Ulysses"? Well, thank Trieste for that book. So you're an admirer of James Joyce's "Ulysses"? Well, thank Trieste for that book. Why? Gordon Bowker's "James...

E L James' sales slip . . . to £5.4m

The Bookseller – 2012-07-17

Sales of E L James's Fifty Shades novels have fallen for the first time in two months, but...

James eclipses Jamie and Dan in record-breaking week

The Bookseller – 2012-07-24

E L James has set yet another record by chalking up the longest unbroken streak atop Nielsen...

James 'has outsold Potter' on Amazon UK

The Bookseller – 2012-08-01

E L James Fifty Shades trilogy has out-sold J K Rowling’s seven-book Harry Potter series on...

Why is Paulo Coelho slamming James Joyce?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-08-08

Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho says of Joyce's book 'Ulysses,' 'There is nothing there.'

Feds and Apple Strike Unlikely Deal; Henry James' Legacy

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-08-27

Today in books and publishing: Michiko Kakutani pans Zadie Smith's NW; revisiting Henry James; John Jeremiah Sullivan talks with The Guardian​; Apple to sell government...

E L James still top with Fifty Shades Freed

The Bookseller – 2012-08-30

Fifty Shades of Grey's reign as the bestselling book in the UK has come to an end for now,...

James and Tremain novels on Wellcome longlist

The Bookseller – 2012-09-04

Peter James and Rose Tremain are among the authors competing on the longlist for this year's...

E L James breaks another sales record

The Bookseller – 2012-09-05

E L James has broken J K Rowling's annual sales record as she begins a sixth month at the...

James fans queue for first bookshop signing

The Bookseller – 2012-09-06

E L James enthusiasts began queuing outside Waterstones’ flagship Piccadilly store from 8am...

Karnac offers Oliver James profit share

The Bookseller – 2012-09-17

Psychologist Oliver James has gone to independent publisher Karnac for his next book, in a deal...

Hairy Bikers knock E L James off charts top spot

The Bookseller – 2012-09-25

Hairy Bikers Dave Myers and Si King have ended E L James' 22-week stint atop the Official UK...

E.L. James’s Long Shadow May Linger over Frankfurt

Publishers Weekly – 2012-09-28

It was the talk of the London Book Fair. Then it was the talk of the summer. Then it became the book news story of the year. The Fifty Shades series—an originally self-published erotica written as...

P D James wins at Women of the Year Awards

The Bookseller – 2012-10-22

Crime novelist P D James has won the Sacla' Women of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award at...

Amazon Titles Not Welcome in Many Bookstores; James Franco is a Poet Now

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-11-05

Today in books and publishing: Booksellers turn away Amazon-published books; James Franco releases a chapbook; R.I.P. Han Suyin; Pippa fights for her right to party.Related StoriesThe Best...

E.L. James on National Book Awards shortlists

The Bookseller – 2012-11-13

Erotica star E. L James will go head-to-head with authors such as Victoria Hislop, Bernard...

E L James Is Publishers Weekly's Person of the Year

Media Bistro – 2012-12-01

Today E L James became the first author ever named Publishers Weekly's Person of the Year, an annual award given to publishing leaders "shaping and, sometimes, transforming, the publishing...

‘Portrait of a Novel’ looks at Henry James and the bridge to modernism

The Washington Post – 2012-11-30

Henry James was in his late 30s when he published his first uncontested masterpiece, “The Portrait of a Lady” (1880-81), which elevated him from a talented up-and-comer to a major novelist. It is...

E L James as 'Publishing Person of the Year' draws outcry from literary world

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-12-04

Publishers Weekly faces controversy after naming 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author E L James 'Publishing Person of the Year' for 2012.

James, Balding, Rankin win at National Book Awards

The Bookseller – 2012-12-05

E L James has won the Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year with her erotica smash-hit...

EL James wins National Book Award

BBC – 2012-12-05

Erotic novelist EL James beats Kate Mosse and JoJo Moyes to win the National Book Awards popular fiction book of the year.

Angela Carter wins James Tait Black Best of the Best

The Bookseller – 2012-12-07

Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus has won the Best of the Best James Tait Black Prize,...

How James Frey’s “IP Factory” is Re-imagining Book Packaging

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-17

In a surprise second act James Frey's Full Fathom Five is successfully re-imagining the author/publisher relationship and book packaging for the 21st century.

New James Bond mission to hit bookshelves in September

Yahoo! News – 2013-02-19

LONDON (Reuters) - A new James Bond novel will be released in September with the latest exploits of the British spy written by novelist William Boyd, the estate of Bond's creator Ian Fleming said on...

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