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Former book publisher creates educational courses for adults

In 2006, while visiting his daughter at Bard College, Steven Schragis didn't just attend the faculty's mini talks for parents; he came home with a plan for a company that would make continuing... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-10-17 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Richard Jackson

Legendary children’s book publisher, editor, and author Richard “Dick” Jackson died on October 2 from complications of multiple myeloma at his home in Towson, Md. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin in France: Serendipity

'We should never underestimate the role of unanticipated good fortune' in publishing success, writes book publisher Richard Charkin. The post Richard Charkin in France: Serendipity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-23 05:30:41 UTC ]
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John Sansom obituary

My friend John Sansom, who has died aged 82, was a prolific art book publisher who made a huge contribution to the post-1970s culture boom, during which modern British art went from being overlooked and somewhat provincial to having high international standing.His Bristol-based Redcliffe Press,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-21 13:58:41 UTC ]
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Frank Zappa coloring book to be released by L.A. publisher this fall

Legendary oddball musician Frank Zappa, known for his jazz-rock fusion and bizarre sensibilities, will be the subject of a new coloring book. Los Angeles animation studio and book publisher Fantoons will release “The Frank Zappa Coloring Book” this fall, giving fans of Zappa a chance to add... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-27 22:40:00 UTC ]
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Former editor launches electronic music publisher Velocity Press

A newly formed electronic music book publisher, Velocity Press, has launched with a book promising to be “a radical reworking of British dance music’s origin story”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 07:05:53 UTC ]
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HarperCollins UK profits double due to Tolkien TV deal with Amazon

Boost from rights sale for multi-series adaptation, as eBooks continue to declineThe publisher HarperCollins UK has more than doubled its profits thanks to a hugely lucrative deal with Amazon for the rights to make multiple TV series based on The Lord of the Rings for its global streaming... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Depot Buys Kidsbooks

Canadian bargain book wholesaler Book Depot has acquired the Chicago children’s book publisher Kidsbooks, its second purchase of a book publisher in two years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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F+W Media Files Chapter 11, Will Sell Assets

A failed attempt to shift the magazine and book publisher's business to an e-commerce model has led F+W to sell both its books division, which has revenues of $22 million, and It's communities group, which had sales of almost $68 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos drops his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster

Right wing troll Milo Yiannopoulos has officially dropped his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster. Last July, he announced he was suing the book publisher for wrongfully terminating a contract for his book, Dangerous, after Yiannopoulos made comments that seemed to defend pedophilia. The suit... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This 11-Year-Old Reporter Would Love to Interview Elon Musk

For the latest episode of the podcast Scholastic Reads, the children's book publisher did something a little different. It shifted the focus onto some of the young folks who make up its dynamic News Kids reporting endeavor. Dialing in from various cities around the country to chat with the... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sweden’s Olika: A Decidedly ‘Different’ Children’s Book Publisher

Swedish children's book publisher Olika Förlag has a decade-long history of promoting diversity, challenging gender stereotypes, and winning awards for their work. The post Sweden’s Olika: A Decidedly ‘Different’ Children’s Book Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Alexa, HCCP Collaborate on Daily Devotionals

Marking the first collaboration between a book publisher and Amazon Alexa, HarperCollins Christian Publishing is launching a devotionals skill for retail giant’s “intelligent assistant” starting December 12. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trusted Media Brands Cuts Children’s Book Publisher

Thirty-one employees face layoffs, though magazine brands not affected. The post Trusted Media Brands Cuts Children’s Book Publisher appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann plans to raise stake in Penguin Random House

German media group reiterates plan to increase stake to 70-75% as full-year core profits climb 4.7%Bertelsmann has reported a 4.7% rise in full-year core profit and reiterated its plan to raise its stake in Penguin Random House, the book publisher which helped to drive the earnings increase. The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bowie was a 'true pioneer' says V&A

David Bowie’s book publisher and director of the V&A museum has called the singer a "true pioneer" and said his death is "a loss to us all". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pharrell, publisher donate books to kids in need

Pharrell Williams and his book publisher have launched a "Happy" campaign for young readers. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Belle Gibson's book publisher never verified cancer survivor's health claims

Penguin says it published The Whole Pantry ‘in good faith’ and never checked Gibson’s claims she cured her brain cancer through diet and lifestyle aloneThe publisher of a recipe book has admitted to never fact-checking claims made by the author that she survived terminal brain cancer through... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Living With My Fear of Amazon, Destroyer of Worlds

I buy a lot of stuff from Amazon. Chances are you do, too.I used to feel pretty good about the e-tailer. Now, increasingly, I feel a little dirty every time I patronize it.For one thing, its nearly yearlong price-setting war with Hachette -- which quietly wrapped up in December with Amazon more... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century-old publishing house goes to auction

The West Baltimore home of a defunct century-old book publisher that once commanded offices in Chicago and San Francisco will go on the auction block Wednesday — a casualty of Hurricane Katrina, technological change and even the "For Dummies" instructional book series. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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