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Clarivate Completes ProQuest Acquisition

London-based Clarivate has completed its $5.3 billion purchase of ProQuest in a deal that creates a powerhouse in the library and information publishing market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop Heroes class of 2021 revealed

Twenty-three people have been included in The Bookseller's Bookshop Heroes class of 2021, a list of some of the best individual booksellers in the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 04:23:58 UTC ]
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Open Access: Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Acquired by Wiley

Announcing its acquisition of Knowledge Unlatched, Wiley stresses the need to simplify open-access transactions for both libraries and publishers. The post Open Access: Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Acquired by Wiley appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-12-03 04:15:48 UTC ]
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Charco signs Tenório's Jabuti-winning English debut

Charo Press is to publish Jeferson Tenório's "forceful and timely" novel The Flipside of Skin, which has just been named the 2021 winner of Brazil's most prestigious literary prize, the Jabuti. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 03:05:12 UTC ]
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Marie-Claire Blais, celebrated French Canadian novelist, dies at 82

Literary critic Edmund Wilson, an early champion, called her “a writer in a class by herself.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-03 01:22:24 UTC ]
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Amazon begins $500 million media review for Audible

Streaming audiobook brand sent invites to all major media holdings companies to field interest in managing its ads. Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2021-12-02 14:44:34 UTC ]
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The Open Access Race: Springer Nature Announces One Million Articles

Saying 34 percent of all its articles and 16 percent of its primary research is published under open access, Springer Nature proclaims leadership in the field. The post The Open Access Race: Springer Nature Announces One Million Articles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-12-02 14:38:35 UTC ]
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René Magritte was an enigma. A new biography tries to make sense of the genius.

“René Magritte,” by the late Alex Danchev, is an insightful and broad-reaching exploration of the artist. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-02 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Police Shouldn’t Be in Libraries (And How to Help Change That)

Libraries should be a safe, accessible space for everyone. So why are there police in libraries, compromising this very safety? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-02 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Pamela Paul and Cecilia Kang on the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Internet

Author and editor of the New York Times Book Review Pamela Paul and New York Times journalist Cecilia Kang join hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan to consider how social media and search engines have changed everyday life. First, Paul provides a nostalgia tour of pre-internet life,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-02 09:50:49 UTC ]
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Manga and YA Fuel B&N Black Friday Boom

Black Friday weekend was good for Barnes & Noble, continuing a trend of double-digit sales growth this year. The company attributed the increase to solid trade book sales through the weekend. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies Enter Holidays Confident

Despite a number of concerns, many of the more than three dozen indies contacted by PW posted strong Thanksgiving weekend sales increases compared with 2019 and 2020, and even booksellers whose stores saw declines said they were cautiously optimistic about the weeks ahead. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Rose 9.7% Last Week Led by Adult Fiction

Facing difficult comparisons to last year when Barack Obama's 'A Promised Land' was piling up huge sales numbers, unit sales still increased 9.7% last week over 2020 as adult fiction sales jumped 35.3%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Investment Group Led by David Steinberger Buys Open Road

A newly formed investor group led by David Steinberger has acquired Open Road Integrated Media for a purchase price reported to be between $60 million and $80 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Knopf Launches Knopf Cooks

As an expansion of Knopf's publishing program, the publisher has formed Knopf Cooks, which will be led by executive editor Lexy Bloom. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Teacher Created Materials Buys Free Spirit

Teacher Created Materials has acquired Minneapolis-based Free Spirit Publishing for an undisclosed price. The purchase involves about 300 titles, most focused on social and emotional learning for young people. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Pulls Alice Sebold's Memoir As 1981 Rape Conviction Is Overturned

Simon & Schuster said it was working with the author on how to revise her 1999 book "Lucky" after Anthony Broadwater was cleared of the assault it describes. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-12-01 22:20:50 UTC ]
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Nikole Hannah-Jones dives into the origins and language of 'The 1619 Project'

Nikole Hannah-Jones joined Times executive editor Kevin Merida for an insightful L.A. Times Book Club conversation about her book "The 1619 Project." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-12-01 19:58:42 UTC ]
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You can now buy Mary Shelley’s old address—though you’ll have to bring your own goth.

News for Frankenstein fans, or just fans of the monster: according to Mansion Global, a two-bedroom Bloomsbury apartment at the address of Mary Shelley’s former home is on the market for $1.36 million. If you saved $1.17 million from not buying the first edition of Frankenstein that went up for... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-01 18:01:36 UTC ]
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McDermid, Mukherjee and Welsh to tutor at Moniack Mhor writing centre

Scottish crime writers including Val McDermid, Abir Mukherjee and Louise Welsh are among a new cohort of tutors featuring on Inverness writing centre Moniack Mhor's 2022 programme. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-01 15:01:56 UTC ]
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