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S&S orders Darkness for Gregory’s YA novels | The Bookseller

S&S orders Darkness for Gregory’s YA novels | The Bookseller Historical writer Philippa Gregory’s first YA novel is to be called Changeling, and will form the first of a four-book series titled Order of Darkness. Simon & Schuster, who acquired world rights in the four titles in a joint acquisition with S&S US, will publish the first title in hardback on 24th May 2012. The books will receive a coordinated worldwide publication in the UK,…

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J.K. Rowling to publish first adult novel

“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling reached all ages with her books about “the boy who lived,” but her next work will be specifically for adults, publisher Little, Brown said Thursday. This will be Rowling’s first adult novel, but other than that, little is known about her new effort. The publisher says more information about the title, story and release date are to come later this year. Rowling, who started an international phenomenon with her seven-book…

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fsgbooks: vikingpenguinbooks: How New York Pay Phones Became Guerrilla Libraries An interview with the creator The concept, sponsored by Locke’s imaginary Department of Urban Betterment, is that New Yorkers will pick up unfamiliar titles while running their errands and then, perhaps, replace them the next day with favorite books of their own. That’s in an ideal world. Of the twoguerrilla libraries that the artist has fashioned, one has been used properly while the other has…

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“Story of Costume Drama” Trailer (by AcornMediaUS) Peer behind the ornate clothing, sprawling manors, and addictive story lines that have riveted millions of television viewers. Featuring interviews with the writers, directors, and stars of iconic productions, this series reveals how the often controversial sagas altered the television landscape and launched the careers of many young actors. From 1955’s fanciful Adventures of Robin Hood to 2007’s racy Fanny Hill, costume dramas have toppled taboos and quickened…

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