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Reimagining the Classics: A Conversation with Publisher Ilan Stavans, by Jenna Tang

Interviews Since 2015, award-winning Restless Books publisher Ilan Stavans has been immersed in bringing the literary classics to new audiences through Restless Classics. These editions come with introductions by prominent diverse writers from around... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-12 15:41:23 UTC ]
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Second Acts: Two Translations of Giovanni Pascoli

IN FEBRUARY 2020, I departed briefly from my usual Second Acts practice of pairing a recent second book of poems with a second book published a couple of decades ago or longer, and instead paired two recent books of translated poems, with the justification that for any given poem, its... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-01-22 18:00:02 UTC ]
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The Book That Brought Writers’ Fears and Self-Doubt Into the Open

HarperCollins recently reissued Writing Past Dark, by Bonnie Friedman, the classic, bestselling guide to the emotional side of the writer’s life, marking the book’s 25th anniversary. Three decades ago, when Friedman was fresh out of the Iowa Writers Workshop, the New York Times Book Review... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 08:48:36 UTC ]
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With New Leaders, Godine Poised to Grow

David R. Godine, Publisher is in the midst of a transformation that includes 75-year-old David R. Godine stepping down as publisher at year’s end from the press that he founded five decades ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Plan A's Andrew Essex: 'The industry is ripe for reinvention'

What do you do after writing a book called “The End of Advertising?” If you’re Andrew Essex, you co-found an advertising company.  
 The advertising veteran launched Plan A last year, he says, with a different model in mind than the traditional holding company; “a leaner model, a lighter... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-12 09:00:00 UTC ]
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'What did you order?': Christian publisher CBD changes name after cannabis queries

US Bible vendor Christian Book Distributors says its acronym has become confusing for customersAfter 40 years of trading, the American Christian bookseller CBD has been forced to change its name after customers in search of a different kind of balm – the cannabis-derived compound CBD – ended up... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-22 11:24:23 UTC ]
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The corrosion of truth in these strange times is terrifying | Richard Flanagan

Lies have become alternative facts and truth irrelevant in the face of power, while we all give up our privacyIn Book 8 of The Odyssey we read that the gods weave misfortune so that later generations have something to sing about. It wasn’t a god but a conman who now leads me to describe how –... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Charlesbridge Debuts Teen Imprint

For the first time since its founding three decades ago, Charlesbridge Publishing in Watertown, Mass., is expanding into YA. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld Piles Up the Wins

The U.K. indie publisher, founded by a young married couple in a kitchen in Cyprus three decades ago, only began releasing fiction only in 2009. Since then, it's won two Man Booker Prizes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My dad predicted Trump in 1985 – it's not Orwell, he warned, it's Brave New World

The ascent of Donald Trump has proved Neil Postman’s argument in Amusing Ourselves to Death was right. Here’s what we can do about itOver the last year, as the presidential campaign grew increasingly bizarre and Donald Trump took us places we had never been before, I saw a spike in media... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta: 2015 PW Person of the Year

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of Knopf Doubleday, has steered the vaunted literary publisher through myriad changes since taking over nearly three decades ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report finds UK books world has marginalised and pigeonholed ethnic minorities

Novelist Bernardine Evaristo fears ‘return to the literary invisibility of the past’ as research finds attempts to encourage diversity have stalledBlack and Asian authors in the UK say they are being shoehorned by a publishing industry which is almost blindingly white into writing fiction that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yankee Ingenuity: Bookselling in New England - Spotlight On New England 2014

New England booksellers long have been in the bookselling forefront: from founding the first regional bookselling group more than four decades ago (the New England Independent Booksellers Association) and the paperback revolution (Paperback Booksmith) to computerized inventory systems... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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