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PW Picks: On Sale the Week of January 9, 2012

Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-06

This week, a fistful of mystery-thrillers bump up against bios of Elizabeth II and the Obamas, as well as a fascinating memoir from the "godfather of rap."
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Media Decoder Blog: Time Warner Picks New Head for Time Inc. Magazine Unit

The selection of Laura Lang, the head of the digital ad agency Digitas, would add online expertise to the country’s largest magazine publisher. | The New York Times – 2011-11-30

Bonnier Picks Up UFC Mag to Enter Martial Arts Ring

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Austen and Dickens among WBN 2012 picks

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Emap picks data specialist as chief executive

Business to business publisher Emap International has appointed Duncan Painter, currently managing director of Sky's customer intelligence arm, as chief executive. | Media Week – 2011-09-07

Trade picks Man Booker frontrunners

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Harper Lee tops World Book Night picks

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Tony Blair picks Trotsky biography among his Desert Island Reads

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 11:46 Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has demonstrated an affinity with political outsiders, fantasy worlds and religious prophets as... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-24

Bell Media Picks Up Options on Novels by Three Canadian Authors

- Bell Media joins forces with renowned Canadian writers William Deverell, Giles Blunt and Robert Rotenberg - | CNW – 2011-06-15

Hachette leads the way in Richard and Judy WHS summer picks

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Tribune Co. picks LA Times publisher as new CEO

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Amazon.co.uk picks Rising Stars

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Waterstone's reveals its 11 debut fiction picks for 2011

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easyJet Picks Publishing Exec as New CEO

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Starbucks Picks Gillies' 'Happens Every Day'

Continuing its tradition of featuring inspirational memoirs, Starbucks has selected Isabel Gillies's Happens Every Day: An All-Too-True Story, which Scribner is releasing on March 24. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-24

Al's Book Club Picks Obama Title

Change Has Come: An Artist Celebrates Our American Spirit by Kadir Nelson has been selected as the next selection for Al’s Book Club, a regular feature on The Today Show. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-21

Media Source Picks Up ‘Horn Book’

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Italy's Veronesi picks up French book prize

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City of London picks Open Text for content management

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'Charlotte Weekly' Picks Up Papers

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Dylan Thomas prize picks 14

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S&S Picks LibreDigital

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Preface picks J Sheekey

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Waterstones picks next 12 Book Club reads

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Oprah picks historical novel as book club selection

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 4, 2013

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 11, 2013

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, a Japanese retelling of Wuthering Heights, a history of the world in 12 maps, and Michael Jackson as a white girl. Plus: would FDR have become... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-11

PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 18, 2013

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Random House picks Pinterest for extra coverage

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Christmas picks lined up by independent bookshops

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 25, 2013

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, Tolstoy, a supernatural treasure hunt, and a book that sold two million copies in South Korea. Copyright (c) 2013 PWxyz, LLC, Publishers Weekly.... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-25

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 2, 2013

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, a must-have anthology of one of literature's great characters, new Michael Connelly, and a doomed Arctic expedition. Plus: a man who's life goal is to... | The Huffington Post – 2013-12-02

PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 9, 2013

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Daily Mail picks wrong Roux in anti-EU snafu | Media Monkey

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PW Picks: Books Of The Week, January 6, 2014

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, 2014 gets a strong start with Chang-Rae Lee, Laurie Halse Anderson, and Gary Shteyngart. Plus: a book on a life spent reading. Copyright (c) 2013... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-06

PW Picks: Books Of The Week, January 13, 2014

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, the true story that inspired Herman Melville, a pizza hotline, and a soldier's exorcism. Plus: a new translation of The Human Comedy. Copyright (c)... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-13

PW Picks: Books Of The Week, January 20, 2014

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, the Rapture, an alien probe at the bottom of Lake Michigan, and Hitchcockian suspense at a museum. Copyright (c) 2014 PWxyz, LLC, Publishers... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-21

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 27, 2014

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, the best fictional treatment of the Dreyfus Affair yet, a Burroughs bio, and a life in Middlemarch. Plus: why are you so sad? Copyright (c) 2014... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-27

February Events! Featuring James Franco, Town Hall with Heather Reisman and New Heather's Picks & Indigo Spotlight

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PW Picks: Books Of The Week, February 3, 2014

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, the superb first novel in a sci-fi/horror trilogy, why certain groups in the U.S. perform better than others, and a story collection that reads like a... | The Huffington Post – 2014-02-03

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 10, 2014

First published in Publishers Weekly This week: cows and UFOs in Mexico, "Robinson Crusoe" in space, and the best movies you'll never see. Copyright (c) 2014 PWxyz, LLC, Publishers Weekly. Used... | The Huffington Post – 2014-02-10

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 24, 2014

This week, Lorrie Moore's first collection in 15 years, the award-winning novel that was rejected by over 60 publishers, and what neuroscience can tell us about joy and anger. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-21

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 17, 2014

This week, a retelling of Sleeping Beauty, true crime that calls to mind "In Cold Blood," and a massive engineering mistake. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-14

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 24, 2014, 2014

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, Lorrie Moore's first collection in 15 years, the award-winning novel that was rejected by over 60 publishers, and what neuroscience can tell us about... | The Huffington Post – 2014-02-24

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 3, 2014

This week, a dangerous game in small-town America, a book that will get you obsessed with dinosaurs, and an extreme survival camp. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-28

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 10, 2014

This week, Philip Marlowe returns, how Paris became Paris, and the book that powerful people don't want you to read. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-07

Starbucks picks Frederator Books' e-book

Frederator Books, the year-old children’s e-book publishing program founded by cartoon veteran Fred Seibert, is getting a boost in the arm, or at least a shot of caffeine: Letters From... | Crains New York – 2014-03-12

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 17, 2014

This week, "Dr. Jekyll" from Hyde's perspective, wrestling wildlife in the jungle, and Michael Rockefeller's disappearance. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-14

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 24, 2014

This week, evil teenagers, bad teeth, and a girl born with wings. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-21

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 31, 2014

This week, a delightfully unlikable narrator, Emma Donoghue's latest, and the most dangerous man in America. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-28

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 7, 2014

This week, a "word flu" virus, new Lydia Davis, and fun with cryogenics. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-04

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 14, 2014

This week, the town the American Dream forgot, the eye-opening effects of technology, and an evil nanny. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-11

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 21, 2014

This week, Elizabeth McCracken's outstanding story collection, a true story of a changing brain, and a toy figurine with hidden meaning. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-18

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 28, 2014

This week, love and other foreign words, inside the ocean, and malevolent rabbits. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-25

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 5, 2014

This week, new Michael Cunningham, a big Michael Jordan biography, and an evil place called the Thickety. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-02

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 12, 2014

This week, Huck Finn and Jim travel through time, twins named Boy and Girl, and "The Shining" meets "Glee." | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-09

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 19, 2014

This week, a forgotten masterpiece, a real-life James Bond, and an early Geoff Dyer novel. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-16

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 26, 2014

This week, a millionaire map thief, the history of money, and Knausgaard's latest. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-23

Picador picks up Mandel backlist

Picador has acquired three backlist titles by Emily St John Mandel, whose Station Eleven is being... | The Bookseller – 2014-05-23

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 2, 2014

This week, new Stephen King, new Herman Koch, and the best literary puzzle of the summer. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-30

BEA 2014: PW Reviewer Picks

Looking for a good book this summer? Here’s a selection from those in the know. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-30

Sarah MacLean picks the best new romance novels for June

One of the most common criticisms of romance is that the genre is too prescribed: If every romance novel ends happily ever after, don’t the stories lack complexity? Don’t the readers get bored?... | The Washington Post – 2014-05-28

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 9, 2014

This week, literature's most important obscenity trial, a haunted jail, and what it means to be a woman writer. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-06

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 16, 2014

This week, the classic book the CIA didn't want you to read, Victorian vampires, and an Antarctic odyssey. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-13

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 23, 2014

This week, new Andrea Camilleri, unfriending your ex, and what the ocean tells us about ourselves. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-20

Fiction, nonfiction picks for summer by Allen Pierleoni

Al Pierleoni has two titles to suggest for summer. | SacBee – 2014-06-24

Direct-to-Digital Christian Fiction Picks Up Steam

Since digital publishing is perfect for serializing fiction almost as fast as authors can finish their latest installment, it makes sense that Christian publishers exploring that developing space are... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-24

Amazon's picks for best of 2014 (so far) include an Updike biography and a novel set in World War II

'Delancey' by food blogger Molly Wizenberg and 'No Place to Hide' by journalist Glenn Greenwald are also among the titles that Amazon selected as the best books so far this year. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-06-26

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 30, 2014

This week, a spy thriller retelling of "King Lear," Francisco Goldman explores Mexico City, and a feminist spin on "Tom Sawyer." | Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-27

Young adult books: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' author James Thurber picks the best YA titles

Beyond John Green and Veronica Roth: James Thurber compiled his own list of books that he thought young adults might enjoy, and his picks still hold up today. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-09

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 14, 2014

This week, growing up with Harper Lee, saving an American town, and an unstable nanny. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-11

Funniest Books: PW Staff Picks

We pick the funniest books we've ever read. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-17

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