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Ken Follett konkurrence om læsning på Den Evige Ild

Den walisiske forfatter Ken Follett, der næppe behøver nogen nærmere præsentation, er snart klar med den tredje bog i Kingsbridge-serien. Sammen med sit forlag og den digitale bogklub-platform, The Pigeonhole, udlodder han nu 300 pladser i et læserpanel, der får lov til at læse den længe ventede treer før alle andre.

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"Området for det mulige"

Frankrigs nye kulturminister er et menneske med forstand på kultur. Kan Danmark lære noget her?

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George R. R. Martin starter nyt TV projekt

Skaberen af Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin starter som screenwriter på ikke mindre end fem nye TV-spin-offs. Arbejdet med de nye TV-serier har skubbet den stærkt ventede bog Winds of Winter ned på prioritetslisten.

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Andy Weir er klar med ny rumroman

The Martian handlede om overlevelse på Mars. Weirs nye roman Artemis handler om et kup på månen. Filmrettighederne er allerede solgt.

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From small Berlin bookshop to large international publishing house

  • Internationale nyheder
  • 2017/05/11
  • Springer

Pressrelease: A driving force in academic publishing: Springer celebrates 175 years since its founding

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Jesus populær i Europa

Pressetekst: Den danske bestseller ”Jeg mødte Jesus” sætter tro til debat på hele kontinentet. Foto: Jonas Haarr Friestad.

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The Federation of European Publishers presents the brochure "The Book Sector in Europe: Facts and Fi

In occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) has produced a statistics publication that provides a wealth of data and information about book publishing and the book sector in Europe.

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Top 10 fantasy fiction universes

From George RR Martin’s vast, warlike realms to Neil Gaiman’s London Below, these paracosms are bound only by their authors’ rules, not those of reality

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Government extends PLR to e-books and e-audiobooks

The government is expanding the Public Lending Right (PLR) to include e-books and e-audiobooks, meaning their authors will be eligible for payment in the same way as those whose physical books are borrowed from libraries.

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Why Backlist Matters to Bookstores

A solid backlist can make a bookstore’s selection stand out

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The Indie Author's Guide to Customer Reviews

The self-publishing revolution has taken place, in large part, online, with readers discovering books and connecting directly with indie authors through sites like Amazon, Goodreads, Barnes & Noble, Wattpad, Smashwords, and more. In addition to book blogs, online book clubs, and online advertising, one of the central means by which readers learn about self-published books is the customer review.

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Phillip Pullman’s 'Dust' Finally Settles; New Trilogy to Launch in October

A dozen years ago, the acclaimed British author Philip Pullman teased his legions of fans with a cryptic message posted to his website: “The Book of Dust,” he wrote, “is under way.”

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Translation – and migration – is the lifeblood of culture

Even the literature that seems most rooted in one place is animated by writing from elsewhere – and trying to keep that influence out is profoundly dangerous

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The Da Vinci Code code: what's the formula for a bestselling book?

Sales figures for the most popular modern authors round up familiar suspects from Dan Brown to JK Rowling. Taken together, they hint at surprising sales secrets

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An English Translation of a Japanese TV Series Based on a Swedish Book

A 36-year-old kids’ fantasy novel comes to UK and US screens this month. ‘Ronya, the Robber’s Daughter’ is by Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking.

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George R R Martin: 'sixth GoT book could be out this year'

George R R Martin has said he has “made progress” on the sixth Game of Thrones book, The Winds of Winter, and thinks it will be published this year.

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George R R Martin: 'sixth GoT book could be out this year'

George R R Martin has said he has “made progress” on the sixth Game of Thrones book, The Winds of Winter, and thinks it will be published this year.

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Stolen good books: why Canadian thieves outclass the British

In Toronto, shoplifters are taking Murakami novels by the shelf load – showing up the UK’s lowbrow black market

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The International Dublin Literary Award Longlist: 147 Books

Nominated by libraries in many parts of the world, seven of this year’s list are Irish, and almost 30 percent of the Dublin Literary Award list is in translation.

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Tegneserie for blinde

  • Internationale nyheder
  • 2017/01/03
  • Globalnyt

I Argentina starter 2017 med, at den kendte tegneseriestribe Mafalda udgives i en nyoversættelse – til punktskrift.

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JK Rowling reveals she's working on two new novels

The Harry Potter author revealed to fans on Twitter that she has two books in the pipeline, one under her own name and one as Robert Galbraith

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Children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels

Monochrome magic with Mary Poppins, a swooning YA romance and Winnie-the-Pooh returns

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Lisbeth Salander or Lyra Belacqua – who's your replacement Wonder Woman?

After a tough year for women, and the end of the UN’s resident demigoddess, we need some inspiring heroines. Here are a few of mine – who would you choose?

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The Bestseller Experiment: can you deliberately write a blockbuster book?

Mark Stay and Mark Desvaux are picking up clues from publishers and authors in a new podcast, while they go about trying to write the next bestseller

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The best fiction of 2016

We thumb through a year that saw a US author win the Booker, the death of a short-story master – and the first Brexit novel

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