Saturday, 15 November 2008

Nov 16 - The View From Here Round Up

Selection of Author Events & New Releases


November 18, 2008
The Appeal (Paperback & Trade Paperback) by John Grisham
Yokaiden 1 (Graphc NovelPaperback) written by Nina Matsumoto
Food Wine The Italian Riviera & Genoa (Paperback) Downie/ Harris
A multitude of Fodor Travel Guides, 2009

November 27th, Penguin Classics is publishing the first complete English translation for 120 years of The Arabian Nights as a luxury three-volume hardback box set priced £125 and limited to 3,000 copies.

Book Packages from Penguin
Penguin have put together 4 sets of books with a free limited edition poster (whole stocks last) for enticing prices. With beautifully designed covers and striking posters, they will make fantastic gifts for anyone who loves books.

For example:

These titles are perfect for those people who want to indulge in heroic fantasies, whether it's traveling around the world in 80 days, wrestling tigers in the depths of the jungle or a duel to the death. Vibrantly illustrated covers will take you back to the golden age of exploration and will awaken courageous voyagers in any living room or office for the perfect armchair adventure.

The series includes:
*Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
*Rupert of Hentzau by Anthony Hope
*The Exploits and Adventures of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle
*Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
*Greenmantle by John Buchan
*Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
*The 39 Steps by John Buchan
*The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers
*The Man Who Was Thursda
y by G.K. Chesterton
*She by H. Rider Haggard
*The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

The set and poster are on offer for £69.99

Other sets include:
They can be bought online at:


For 'bigger' boys, the boxed set of retro 007 Penguin Paperbacks - the perfect gift for lovers of Mr Bond. Featuring the full set of Bond titles including Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds are Forever, From Russia with Love, Doctor No, Goldfinger, For Your Eyes Only, Thunderball, The Spy Who Loved Me, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, You Only Live Twice, The Man with the Golden Gun and Octopussy and The Living Daylights.


Selection of Book Festivals & Fairs

Bratislava International Book Fair
, Slovakia. 13th to 16th November

Munich Book Fair, 13th - 30th November, 08:00 - 23:00

Moscow International Book Fair, Fiction and Non-Fiction, 26th to 30th November


Guadalajara International Book Fair, 29th November to 7th December

Cambridge Wordfest, Saturday 30th November, 10:00 - 23:00
Listen to the Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize 2008, Kate Summerscale, or Award-winning war zone journalist Kate Adie whose book, 'Into Danger' explores the lives of extraordinary people who, like her, put their lives in regular peril, such as Saddam Hussein’s former food taster. Or why not meet the man who taught Harry Potter magic? The magnificent and amazing Paul Kieve, master magician and Magic Consultant on the Harry Potter films is there to perform.

Venue: ADC Theatre, Cambridge, England


Selected Other Literary Related Events


DYSSING MONADYS is designed to encourage people with dyslexia to indulge their imaginations and prove to the world, and themselves, that their dyslexia is not a disadvantage. Dyslexic artists, poets, writers, performers, etc. are encouraged to participate.

Dates: November 17th and 24th
Place: 10 Hoxton Street, London N1 6NG
Time: 7pm
Tickets: £5/4
Box Office: 07917157748
Tube: Old Street


All in Print China 2008, Shanghai New International Expo Centre, November 14th -17th

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