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Extinction Rebellion rushes activists' handbook This Is Not a Drill into print

With contributions from Rowan Williams and Green MP Caroline Lucas, the book is being given an ‘emergency’ release by PenguinFormer archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas are among the contributors to a forthcoming handbook about how to become an Extinction... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why Brexit Might Hit British Academic Publishers Hardest

Brexit remains a source of uncertainty for all British publishers, but it has already negatively impacted the academic publishing sector in the U.K. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Manchester-based author who's won a life-changing $165k book prize

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's debut novel was initially rejected by British publishers. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan

In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts. The post The UK’s Publishers Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Formally Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan

In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts. The post The UK’s Publishers Formally Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singh slams 'pathetic' British publishers for lack of submissions to BAME prize

Sunny Singh, author and chair of judges for the Jhalak Prize, has called the efforts of British publishers "pathetic" due to the "shockingly low" submissions to the prize created to celebrate British BAME writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Old book, new look: why the classics are flying off the shelves

Sales have risen 10%, thanks to TV adaptations and clever marketing. As four publishing houses unveil new looks, John Walsh investigates the battle for new readersImagine you have a sudden burning desire to read David Copperfield, Charles Dickens’s favourite of all his novels. Thanks to Project... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Let's hear it for the publishers

The IPA's president Richard Charkin on the opportunity that the International Publishers Congress presents for British publishers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guadalajara - a hugely enriching cultural and commercial event

Richard Mollet on the importance of the Guadalajara International Book Fair to British publishers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Publishers Discuss Favorite Books of 2014

The Guardian looks back on 2014 from the perspective of a long list of British publishers, asking, what books made their year? The post UK Publishers Discuss Favorite Books of 2014 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SelfMadeHero and Nobrow contend for Eisner Awards

British publishers have won nominations for the Eisner Awards, the USA's most prestigious... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins and Hatchette UK Introduce Refined Agency Model

The Bookseller reported last week that HarperCollins and Hatchette UK have become the first British publishers to refine the agency model agreement with Amazon co.uk. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2010 sales slump not cause for "alarm"—Barnsley

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 08:50 The headline decline in sales for British publishers last year of 3.2% is a "cause for concern but not alarm", outgoing Publishers Association president Victoria Barnsley has said in the PA Statistics Yearbook 2010. read... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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