Entries from July 31st, 2013

New Camilla Läckberg Coming May 2014

July 31st, 2013 · No Comments · Acquisition News

HighBridge has acquired rights to record The Hidden Child, the fifth in the Erica Falck/Patrik Hedström mystery series by Swedish writer Camilla Läckberg. The audiobook will be published in May 2014 simultaneously with the hardcover from Pegasus. For those not into the Scandanavian mystery/thriller phenomenon or else living on the moon the past few years, […]

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Gerard Doyle to Narrate Purgatory

July 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is proud to announce that Gerard Doyle will be narrating Purgatory, the tenth book in Ken Bruen’s Jack Taylor series. Gerard Doyle was born of Irish parentage and raised and educated in England. His 35-year acting career spans television, radio, and theatre on both sides of the Atlantic, including national and international touring, the […]

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The Word Smith – Ali Smith and There But For The

July 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

How to describe Ali Smith’s There But For The? For me, the trick to describing or defining Ali Smith’s writing is simply not to. It’s more fruitful and pleasurable to just sit back, accept her simply but dynamically drawn characters, let the language and wordplay wash over you, then in the end enjoy the slightly […]

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George Lucas Receives National Medal of Arts

July 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

Star Wars creator George Lucas has received the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House. On July 10, George Lucas was among 23 recipients of the National Medal of Arts. President Obama, a notorious Star Wars fan himself, praised Lucas for “transforming” movies and the world of […]

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A Claire DeWitt Bohemian Rhapsody

July 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

With the publication of Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway (Sara Gran; read by Carol Monda) more and more people are catching on to the Claire DeWitt phenomenon, and I couldn’t be more pleased. I knew a quarter of the way into the first book, Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead, that 1) […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – July 2013 – The Shanghai Factor

July 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

  The Shanghai Factor by Charles McCarry; read by Stephen Bowlby Charles McCarry is back—and in top form! “Wildly entertaining and further proof that McCarry is a modern master of the genre on a par with le Carré and Robert Littell.”       —Booklist HC starred review “A must . . . For genre aficionados and McCarry’s […]

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