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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-18

This week, a spine-tingling horror novel, what life was really like in Dickens's London, and the new James Lee Burke novel.

Acquisition Activity Picks Up

Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-18

The first half of 2014 was one of the publishing industry’s busiest six-month periods for mergers and acquisitions since the start of the Great Recession.

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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-25

This week, the plot to poison the world's greatest wine, a "Gone Girl" with heart, and Amy Bloom's latest.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 4, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-01

This week, "Bad Feminist," Bridget Jones meets Carrie Bradshaw, and a kingdom of ice.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 11, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-08

This week, new Murakami, racial reassignment surgery, and looking for Jack Kerouac.

Amazon picks on Orwell in latest ebook salvo against Hachette

Reuters – 2014-08-10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The plot of the Amazon-Hachette battle over ebook prices just acquired a strange literary twist.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 18, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-15

This week, the danger of what you eat, the miseducation of the American elite, and an outstanding Japanese revenge thriller.

American Airlines Picks Ink to Publish Inflight Magazines

Folio Magazine – 2014-08-19


PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 25, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-22

This week, a haunting psychological mystery set at a school for troubled teens, "Against Football," and the culinary imagination.

This week in bitcoin: bitcoin’s price stumbles, falls and picks itself back up

GigaOM – 2014-08-22

Bitcoin's price crashes aren't surprising anymore, as we learn that many, many things can move the bitcoin market. This week in bitcoin: bitcoin’s price stumbles, falls and picks itself back...

September Events! Ken Follett, Fall in Love Tour, New Heather's Picks & Indigo Spotlight

CNW – 2014-08-28

SEPTEMBER EVENTS AT INDIGO BOOKS & MUSIC TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - From bestselling authors to the hottest fall releases, Indigo and Chapters stores nationally host FREE, and exclusive ...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 1, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-29

This week, new Tana French, new Elena Ferrante, and the history of rock 'n' roll in 10 songs.

Bezos picks Politico co-founder as new Washington Post publisher

Los Angeles Times – 2014-09-02

Washington Post Co. owner Jeff Bezos on Tuesday named Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as the publication's new publisher, turning to the founding chief executive of Web-savvy Politico to lead one of the...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 8, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-05

This week, new Ian McEwan, new Joseph O'Neill, and the stunning debut novel, "A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing."

Facebook's 'books that stayed with you' meme: Here are the top picks

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-09-11

Facebook recently revealed some of the books that users picked most often when participating in a meme about what books 'stayed with you.' 

PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 15, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-12

This week, new Lawrence Wright, new Sarah Waters, new Margaret Atwood.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 22, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-19

This week, the definitive Tennessee Williams biography, how Aristotle invented science, and Lauren Oliver's creepy ghost story.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 29, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-26

This week, new Martin Amis, Marlon James's epic masterpiece, and the amazing "On Immunity."

PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 6, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-03

This week, new Marilynne Robinson, new Walter Isaacson, and the incredible "Citizen."

Distribution: Lerner Adds Big & Small; MUP Picks Oxford

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-07

Lerner Publisher Services has added Australian publisher Big & Small to its client list; Manchester University Press will be distributed by Oxford University Press USA in North and South America and...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 13, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-10

This week, madness at the dawn of Hollywood, life in South Korea, and Kerry Howley's amazing "Thrown."

PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 20, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-17

This week: the must read "Limonov," the crazy life of William Cushing, and the third of four titles in Stiefvater’s Raven Cycle.

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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-24

This week, Gaiman tackles Hansel and Gretel, plus more locked-room mysteries than you can shake a stick at.

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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-31

This week: new Richard Ford, how music was captured, and classic children's books get gnarly.

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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-07

This week, new Stephen King, the newest Nobel winner, and mapping the cosmos.

Blue Rider Picks Up Eddie Izzard Memoir

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-14

The book, not yet titled, is slated for publication in the winter of 2015 or 2016.

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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-14

This week, the world's first digital weapon, and an ongoing investigation of men.

Toronto Public Library Announces its picks for the 2014 First & Best Books, An Annual Top 10 Booklist for Kids Under Five

CNW – 2014-11-14

First & Best names the best Canadian books to help kids get ready for reading TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library has released its distinguished First & Best booklist,...

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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-21

This week: the final recollections of Charles Dickens, an eye-opening portrait of the South, and a punk rock memoir.

Best Books 2014: Slate Staff Picks

Slate – 2014-12-01

Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious, by Dan Pashman Recommended by L.V. Anderson, assistant editor

Printers Row Picks: The best books of 2014

Chicago Tribune – 2014-11-27

We picked the best books from 2014 that stood out amongst the rest in a year filled with good literature. Here are our picks.

Introducing Slate Picks

Slate – 2014-12-03

We talk often at Slate about things we love: books and songs and shower heads and light bulbs and baby toys and, of course, television shows. We know from your comments and emails that you like many...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 8, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-05

This week, the masterpiece "The Wall," new Murakami, and "The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women."

PW's Picks: The Best Spirituality and Religion and Books of 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-09

PW's top five spirituality and religion books for 2014 range from meditations on grief to observations on belief.

Michael Dirda’s picks for holiday gift books

The Washington Post – 2014-12-11

As Emily Dickinson almost said, there is no present like a book. But it should be something slightly unexpected, unusual or expensive, and not a current bestseller. Here’s a seasonal dozen — and...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 5, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-02

This week: surviving the Rapture, a haunted possum, and a Kafkaesque thriller.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 12, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-09

This week: the true story of murder in a 19th-century convent, plus "The Shining" meets "The Abyss."

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 19, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-16

This week: an unreliable narrator and her missing daughter, a crime novel that's like watching a slow-motion train wreck, and a biography of PTSD.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 26, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-23

This week, an animal uprising, an argument over cheese, and cryptocurrency.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 2, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-30

This week, a cult classic waiting to happen, God's bankers, and an early bid for best graphic novel of 2015.

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

CNW – 2015-02-02

FEBRUARY EVENTS AT INDIGO BOOKS & MUSIC TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - From bestselling authors to the hottest releases, Indigo and Chapters stores nationally host FREE and paid exclusive eve...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 9, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-06

This week: a superhero named Mann Man (who has the powers of Thomas Mann).

Hospital Club picks Minamore as emerging talent

The Bookseller – 2015-02-12

Writer Bridget Minamore, whose interests cover "hip-hop, climate change, feminism and football", has been chosen by the Hospital Club's new charitable foundation as part of its Emerging Creatives...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 16, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-13

This week: an account of the scandal and obsession behind Monopoly, which many readers will find more entertaining than the game itself.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 23, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-20

This week: Umberto Eco tells you how to write a thesis.

March Events! New Heather's Picks, Plus Great March Break Activities at Indigo and Chapters Stores from Coast-to-coast

CNW – 2015-02-27

MARCH EVENTS AT INDIGO BOOKS & MUSIC TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - From bestselling authors to the most anticipated winter releases, Indigo and Chapters stores across Canada are thrilled to...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 2, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-27

This week: new Kazuo Ishiguro, and the controversial "The Bunker Diary."

Free VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - Canada's most prestigous non-fiction book prize picks a winner at afternoon awards luncheon

CNW – 2015-02-28

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll will be made available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY:  Canada's most prestigious non-fiction book prize is presented today at...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 9, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-06

This week: Erik Larson's account of the 'Lusitania,' and a coming-of-age novel about a girl...who's also a cannibal.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 16, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-13

This week: Ayn Rand's connection to the 2008 financial collapse, America's youngest serial killer, and a modern retelling of "Madame Bovary."

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 23, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-20

This week, Colm Toibin on Elizabeth Bishop, and a new Sherlock Holmes mystery.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 30, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-27

This week, Jon Ronson's fascinating exploration of shaming, Pulitzer-winner Tracy K. Smith's wonderful memoir, and how to clone a mammoth.

MCB picks up YA fangirl comedy

The Bookseller – 2015-03-28

Macmillan Children's Books (MCB) has acquired a YA comedy about a group of fangirls from debut US author Goldy Moldavsky. Kill the Boy Band is a fictional account of what happens when a group of...

Penguin book picks up book prize

BBC – 2015-03-27

A book about a penguin who flies to the tropics with the aid of a kite is named the winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize.

New author picks up where 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' series left off

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-04-01

Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are back in the fourth installment of Stieg Larsson's 'Millennium' series, this time written by David Lagercrantz.

Serpent's Tail picks up French bestseller

The Bookseller – 2015-04-03

Serpent's Tail has acquired Adrien Bosc's Constellation, a literary sensation in its native France. The novel is based on the true story of the crash of a Lockheed Constellation passenger plane...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 6, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-03

This week: Larry Kramer's epic novel 30 years in the making, new Ann Packer, and the life of a "New Yorker" copyeditor.

Engadget's new buyer's guide picks: the MacBook Pro, Moto E and more!

Engadget – 2015-04-09

It's been one busy month for reviews: Engadget has published seven in the past four weeks alone. That means we've got quite a few additions to our various buyer's guides. First up: the HTC One M9....

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 13, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-10

This week: our future in space, Chigozie Obioma's wonderful debut novel, and new Amelia Gray.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 20, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-17

This week, Toni Morrison's new novel, the story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway, and Montmartre at the beginning of modernism.

Orion picks up MasterChef's Ping

The Bookseller – 2015-04-18

Orion is to publish a book by "MasterChef" champion Ping Coombes. Ping’s Pantry will “invite its readers to Ping’s family table, and give them all the guidance they need to bring the sizzle,...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 27, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-24

This week: Werner Herzog walks on ice, Oliver Sacks's new memoir, and the golden age of murder.

Three memoir picks for April

The Washington Post – 2015-04-29

The deadpan title of Bruce Eric Kaplan’s memoir, I Was a Child(Blue Rider, $25.95), would suit pretty much every memoir ever written. Of course Kaplan, best known for his New Yorker cartoons, had a...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 1, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-01

This week: David McCullough on the Wright Brothers, Kate Atkinson's follow-up to "Life After Life," and the definitive biography of Saul Bellow.

Nicholls and Hornby in R&J summer picks

The Bookseller – 2015-05-08

WH Smith has released its Richard and Judy Summer Book Club titles, featuring David Nicholls, Nick Hornby and Joel Dicker in the mix.   The eight titles feature two from publisher Orion - No Safe...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 11, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-08

This week, Sally Mann's amazing memoir, original sin, and the latest from Anne Enright.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 18, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-15

This week: a book within a book, the end of the U.S. space program, and solitude in New York City.

National Geographic picks Edmonton as 1 of world's sweet summer spots

CBC – 2015-05-18

Stargazing in a canyon in Arizona, attending a concert in the shadow of ancient Greek ruins, hiking through Edmonton’s river valley: At first glance, they might not have much in common. But all...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 25, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-22

This week: a brain surgeon's memoir, Robert McCammon's latest, and a page-turning mystery set in the Arctic.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 1, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-29

This week: Judy Blume's first novel for adults in 17 years, Stephen King's latest, and the absolutely incredible story of Stalin's daughter.

June Events! Indigo CEO Heather Reisman Announces Six New Heather's Picks, Plus Meet Author and Ultimate Geek Girl Sam Maggs

CNW – 2015-06-01

JUNE EVENTS AT INDIGO BOOKS & MUSIC TORONTO, June 1, 2015 /CNW/ - From bestselling authors to the most anticipated summer releases, Indigo and Chapters stores across Canada are thrilled to a...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 8, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-05

This week: a candidate for the Great American Internet Novel, a dead body in a chimney, and reimagining Custer's death.

Corvus picks up romantic comedies

The Bookseller – 2015-06-06

Corvus has signed two new romantic comedies and a backlist title by author Rosie Blake. Editor Louise Cullen signed world English language rights to two new novels in a deal with Clare Wallace at...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 15, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-12

This week: Mia Alvar's amazing debut story collection, finding a pirate ship, and Aziz Ansari on modern romance.

TV Picks: 'Mr. Robot,' 'The Brink,' 'Deutschland 83'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-18

"Mr. Robot": USA takes on the digital conspiracy thriller, a genre with a very high failure rate, and thanks to the dark playfulness of creator Sam Esmail and an inspired performance by lead Rami...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 22, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-19

This week: Milan Kundera's latest, Don Winslow's epic of the Mexican drug wars, and a Dickensian novel about Dickens.

Head of Zeus picks up Einstein study

The Bookseller – 2015-06-20

Head of Zeus has signed a non-fiction book on Albert Einstein and the theory of relativity. Editorial director of non-fiction Neil Belton signed UK, Commonwealth and European rights to The Hunt for...

Football: Crenshaw's Marquis Lawson picks up UCLA offer

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-20

Receiver-defensive back Marquis Lawson of Crenshaw has been offered a scholarship by UCLA, Coach Robert Garrett said.

You be the judge: Nominate your top picks for the Digiday Awards’ Industry Choice

Digiday – 2015-06-23

Introducing the Industry Choice portion of the 2015 Digiday Awards, where you choose the most innovative brand, agency, publisher, and person of the year. Nominations close on October 2, 2015. The...

NBA teams continue to go big with draft picks

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-26

Small ball was supposed to be all the rage in the NBA after the Golden State Warriors benched center Andrew Bogut on the way to their first championship in 40 years.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 29, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-26

This week, an attack by a walking corpse, and a coming-of-age novel set in Barbados.

Ducks trade Kyle Palmieri for draft picks, select defenseman Jacob Larsson

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-27

Home ... again.

Lance Henriksen's 'oddball' film picks speak to his creative nature

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-27

Early in his career, Lance Henriksen worked for six months with influential French filmmaker Francois Truffaut when both men acted in director Steven Spielberg's classic 1977 sci-fi fantasy, "Close...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 6, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-01

This week, dirty Seinfeld fan fiction, a David Lynchian campus novel, and Kim Stanley Robinson's latest.

Lakers lose out again as Greg Monroe picks Milwaukee Bucks

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-02

The Lakers lost out on another big man Thursday when free agent center Greg Monroe agreed to join the Milwaukee Bucks.

DeAndre Jordan picks the Mavericks over the Clippers

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-04

Lob City lost one of its most prominent residents Friday when free-agent center DeAndre Jordan agreed to leave the Clippers for the Dallas Mavericks, spurning the only NBA team he had known to begin...

Top Designers Give Us Their Summer Reading Picks

Wired – 2015-07-06

We asked a dozen of the best designers around which books they think are worth bringing to the beach. Taken together, the recommendation form also a master class in design. The post Top Designers...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 13, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-10

This week: one of the best novels of the year, and Ta-Nehisi Coates's unforgettable new book.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 20, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-17

This week: the latest from Juan Gabriel Vasquez, and what it's like to be a speechwriter.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 27, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-24

This week: a vampire story mixed with a detective story, plus the latest from Mary Kubica and Paula McLain.

Water polo: Harvard-Westlake's Ben Hallock picks Stanford

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-30

Ben Hallock of Harvard-Westlake, perhaps the No. 1 college water polo prospect in the nation, has committed to Stanford, Coach Brian Flacks said.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 3, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-31

This week: new books from Haruki Murakami, Alice Hoffman, and China Mieville.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 10, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-08-07

This week, Ann Beattie's newest, plus a page-turner of the highest order.

TV Picks: 'Humans,' 'Doctor Who,' 'Documentary Now'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-14

"The fall is upon us" may not have the same ominous ring as "Winter is coming," but believe me, the slate of new and returning shows is just as full, and seemingly just as regenerative, as an army of...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 17, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-08-14

This week, books from Clarice Lispector, Adam Johnson, and Lucia Berlin.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 24, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-08-21

This week: a landmark biography of Joan Didion, and much more.

This Quiz Picks Music And Books Based On Your Wine Preferences

The Huffington Post – 2015-08-25

Your choice of vino can say a lot about the kind of person you are. If you're slapping the bag, for example, you are probably a college student. But even beyond that, your wine preferences might...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 31, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-08-28

This week: Ursula K. Le Guin, Elena Ferrante, and Jonathan Franzen.

TV Picks: 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,' 'Arthur & George,' 'Under the Dome'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-04

"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Although it's very risky these days to tout anything as an "important television event," mainly because everything is touted as an "important television event,"...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 7, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-09-04

This week: Salman Rushdie, Lee Child, and one of the best novels of the year.

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