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Appreciation: Sylvère Lotringer made book publishing safe for dangerous ideas

'Never give people what they want, or they'll hate you for it,' said Lotringer, founder of the influential publisher Semiotext(e), who died last week. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-18 14:30:04 UTC ]
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In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate

At a time when American book publishing is exploring its place in the nation's political fray, the controversial '1619 Project' is coming out as a book. The post In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-09 13:43:48 UTC ]
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A few ideas for how TV shows about book publishing could include more Lit Hub.

I’ve recently been enjoying season two of the HBO Max series Love Life. I enjoyed season one because it felt like a combination of an extended rom-com and listening to someone talk about their first dates, two genres I enjoy. Season two is even better, because it stars William Jackson Harper... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-05 19:27:36 UTC ]
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US files antitrust suit to stop major book publisher merger

The Justice Department is suing to block a $2.2 billion book publishing deal that would have reshaped the industry Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2021-11-02 21:39:48 UTC ]
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A Frankfurt Conference Interview: Siv Bublitz on Publishing ‘Books That Speak to Each Other’

Siv Bublitz, speaking in the digital Frankfurt Conference on Oct 12, has led S. Fischer to optimize its editorial and book publishing strategy. The post A Frankfurt Conference Interview: Siv Bublitz on Publishing ‘Books That Speak to Each Other’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-10 01:16:33 UTC ]
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In Focus: Immigration in Book Publishing

Publishers discuss immigration and the role of book publishing in understanding the American experience. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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It's Official: Book Publishing Sales Held at $25 Billion in 2020

The Association of American Publishers released its final report on 2020 industry sales today and the figures show another flat year, with sales down 0.2% compared to 2019, slipping to $25.71 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO

A major move for women in leadership in the English-language book publishing markets, Prior moves from Penguin Random House UK to helm Pan Macmillan in London. The post Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-30 13:15:15 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre May Get New Owner

French conglomerate Vivendi appears headed to win control of Lagardère, owner of Hachette Livre. Vivendi already owns the French publisher Editis, and has been looking to increase its presence in book publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Studying Gender Representation and the Contemporary ISNI Identifier

The ISNI International Agency is having a group of advisers from sectors including book publishing and rights review its treatment of gender. The post Studying Gender Representation and the Contemporary ISNI Identifier appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-19 00:32:14 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Diversity Webinar Asks: Can Book Publishing Change?

The Authors Guild's virtual panel "Centering Black Voices: Short-Term Progress or Sustainable Change?," held on July 27, offered a wide-ranging examination of the history and potential of the book industry’s continuing struggle to address diversity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Donald Rumsfeld’s press, then and now

On Tuesday, Donald Rumsfeld—who, as defense secretary under George W. Bush, was a driving force behind the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq—died. Major outlets wheeled out pre-written obituaries. The AP’s, by Robert Burns, bordered on hagiography. Its headline initially declared Rumsfeld “a cunning... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-07-02 12:32:38 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020

The Association of Italian Publishers participates in Monday's Bologna Book Plus conference and shares 2020 book publishing and rights sales data from Italy. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-10 18:58:15 UTC ]
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Oxford University Press to end centuries of tradition by closing its printing arm

Falling sales blamed as 20 jobs axed in final chapter for history of printing in the city, which stretches back to the earliest days of book publishing Oxford University’s right to print books was first recognised in 1586, in a decree from the Star Chamber. But the centuries-old printing history... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-09 14:27:25 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Oprah, Keanu Join U.S. Book Show Lineup

Publishers Weekly's new virtual book publishing trade show, the U.S. Book Show, will feature Oprah Winfrey as its opening keynote speaker, and actor Keanu Reeves will speak on a panel about his new graphic novel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Farshore signs deal for CoComelon's book publishing

Farshore and HarperCollins Poland have signed a joint deal for the book publishing of "CoComelon", a pre-school YouTube channel and streaming media show owned by Moonbug Entertainment. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 03:24:35 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bookwire Announces an NFT Marketplace for Book Publishing

The German digital book distributor has an autumn target for its NFT platform for the book publishing sector. The post Germany’s Bookwire Announces an NFT Marketplace for Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-06 19:51:29 UTC ]
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Rewriting history: why book publishing must embrace LGBTQ+ stories—and soon

For many readers growing up in the UK, the book publishing sector does not adequately serve them with books that speak to their experience of their sexuality or gender—and this must change. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 21:47:40 UTC ]
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BISG Annual Meeting Examines Sustainability on a Number of Levels

The Book Industry Study Group's annual meeting focused on issues around book publishing’s impact on the environment, the continuing effect of the pandemic on the supply chain, and the industry’s response, examined under the theme of “Publishing for a Sustainable Future.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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