Search Results: "Accord Publishing"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2012

"Run, don't crawl away from this impractical offering. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
A diminutive, flimsy caterpillar-shaped novelty book "unfolds" its segments to represent numbers one through 10. Read full book review >

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PUBLISHING by Gail Godwin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"No blindingly brilliant insights into the seismic changes that have transformed publishing but an agreeable memoir that captures its pleasures and pitfalls."
The evolving nature of the book business over the past half-century, as experienced in one up-and-down career. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2009

"Humans damaged Roger, but it is Siebert's very humanity—open-minded and compassionate—that offers healing. A winner."
In a refuge "built to house and heal bad dreams," New York Times Magazine contributor Siebert (A Man After His Own Heart, 2004, etc.) communes with a chimp retired from the entertainment business. Read full book review >

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Tristan Bay Accord by Lizzie Newell
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An often engaging tale of a confining society, rendered with love."
In Newell's (The Fisherman and the Sperm Thief, 2016, etc.) second Fenria sci-fi novel, a woman tries to legally establish her own clan.Read full book review >

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THE LAST DAYS OF PUBLISHING by Tom Engelhardt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2003

"A brilliantly realized cri de coeur, pulsing throughout with life, sorrow, and thought."
An ex-editor laments the death of the book—by writing a wonderfully observant novel about an editor whose career and way of life are both coming to an end. Read full book review >

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LORD OF PUBLISHING by Sterling Lord
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Anecdotal and occasionally self-admiring—but some affecting episodes sprinkled throughout."
In his debut, the nonagenarian founder and co-chairman of Sterling Lord Literistic remembers his youth, the founding of his literary agency, some literary lions (and bears), his four wives, success and failure. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 2012

"A well-organized, brief synopsis of publishing basics, and handy to keep on an e-reader."
This short guide covers the nuts and bolts of getting a book published, whether by a publisher or on your own. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 31, 2011

"A reassuring, information-packed roadmap to getting into print."
Do-it-yourself authors will get a useful leg up on the business side of self-publishing from this slim how-to guide. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"A how-to book that belongs on many shelves."
A brief but comprehensive survey both of the crisis-beset book-publishing industry and of strategies for authors and publishers to get books on the market. Read full book review >

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BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 11, 2014

"A thorough introduction to the publishing industry."
A book industry veteran describes the publishing world to aspiring editors, sales reps and production managers. Read full book review >