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Tariff turmoil returns to the book industry

Aug 02 2019: President Trump announced yesterday afternoon that he is prepared to impose 10% tariffs on $300 billion worth of goods imported from China in retaliation for what he views as China’s failure to follow through on promises to buy more agricultural products from the U.S. ...

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Author of the Christian relationship guide that sold a million copies says he has lost his faith

Jul 30 2019: The author of a bestselling Christian guide to relationships for young people has announced that his marriage is over and he has lost his faith.

Joshua Harris, whose biblical guide to relationships I Kissed Dating Goodbye sold nearly 1m copies around the world after ...

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Colin Palmer, historian of the African diaspora, Is dead at 75

Jul 26 2019: Colin A. Palmer, a historian who broadened the understanding of the African diaspora, showing that the American slave trade was only one part of a phenomenon that spanned centuries and influenced cultures worldwide, died on June 20 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 75.

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After Tor experiment, Macmillan expands embargo on library e-books

Jul 25 2019: More than a year after imposing a controversial four month "test" embargo on new release e-books in libraries from its Tor imprint, Macmillan announced today that it will now impose a two month embargo on library e-books across all of the company's imprints.

Under ...

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Margaret Atwood's The Testaments longlisted for the Booker Prize

Jul 24 2019: Margaret Atwood is longlisted for this year's £50,000 Booker Prize for The Testaments, her sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, despite the book being embargoed ahead of its Sept 10 on sale date. The judges said: "Spoiler discretion and a ferocious non-disclosure agreement ...

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Dean Koontz signs five-book deal with Amazon

Jul 22 2019: Horror and thriller author Dean Koontz has signed a five-book deal with Amazon Publishing imprint Thomas & Mercer...

... “Although there were numerous options for the future, it was most natural to sign with the team at Amazon Publishing, which presented a marketing ...

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Andrea Camilleri, beloved creator of Inspector Montalbano, dies aged 93

Jul 18 2019: One of Italy’s most popular authors and creator of the Inspector Montalbano series, Andrea Camilleri has died at the age of 93.

Camilleri, who was born in Sicily in 1925, was taken to hospital in Rome in June after going into cardiac arrest. The author had written a ...

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ABA taking over management of Independent Bookstore Day

Jul 18 2019: Saying that the event "has grown exponentially since its launch," the American Booksellers Association is taking over management of Independent Bookstore Day, which began as California Bookstore Day in 2014 and became a national event the following year, Bookselling ...

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    Butterfly Yellow
    by Thanhha Lai, Daniel Suarez
    Voted 2019 Best Young Adult Award Winner by BookBrowse Subscribers

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    Olive, Again
    by Elizabeth Strout
    Voted 2019 Best Fiction Award Winner by BookBrowse Subscribers

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    Solitary
    by Albert Woodfox
    Voted 2019 Best Debut Author Award Winner by BookBrowse Subscribers

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    Becoming
    by Michelle Obama
    Voted 2019 Best Nonfiction Award Winner by BookBrowse Subscribers

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