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IPA Outlines a First Middle East Regional Seminar in Amman

In a first-time focus on the Middle East's publishing industry, the International Publishers Association is planning a regional event in the Jordanian capital. The post IPA Outlines a First Middle East Regional Seminar in Amman appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-13 13:55:30 UTC ]
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Turkish translation of Paulo Coelho 'removed mention of Kurdistan'

Publisher and translator express shock that version of Eleven Minutes published in Turkey had reference cutA Turkish publishing house is pulling its translation of the Brazilian author Paulo Coelho’s Eleven Minutes after readers discovered that the translation had removed a reference to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-17 10:34:52 UTC ]
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Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East

The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year. The post Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duijser joins VitalSource as EMEA m.d.

Alice Duijser has been appointed as VitalSource's managing director for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, replacing John Donovan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Benyamin’s ‘Jasmine Days’ Wins Inaugural JCB Prize for Literature in India

A new literature award, the JCB Prize goes to the work of a Kerala author who writes about issues and personalities in the Middle East. His newest book is from Juggernaut. The post Author Benyamin’s ‘Jasmine Days’ Wins Inaugural JCB Prize for Literature in India appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Atlantic Taps Facebook Exec as Chief Business and Product Officer | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_134577" align="alignright" width="150"] Alex Hardiman[/caption] The Atlantic continued its ongoing expansion this week with the hire of Facebook’s head of news products, Alex Hardiman, as its new chief business and product officer. Starting this fall, Hardiman will be... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Visa Challenges for Authors and Artists Roil the UK Festival Community

In the UK, literary festivals report that invited authors from the Middle East and Africa are increasingly seeing their visa applications denied. The post Visa Challenges for Authors and Artists Roil the UK Festival Community appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International Prize Longlist: Books Translated From 10 Languages

Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East are represented in this year's 13 longlisted books for the Man Booker International Prize, which divides its £50,000 award between translator and author. This year: 108 titles were considered. The post Man Booker International Prize Longlist:... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aboulela short stories leads Saqi list in indie's 35th year

Saqi Books, which focuses on books on the Middle East and North Africa in the English language, has had to reassert its niche in the face of big-publisher competition. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WORKING Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East

Teaser text IMAGE Editor’s note. — Porter Anderson By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 Subhed XXXX The challenges facing children’s book publishing in the Middle East was the topic of a panel discussion held this week at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival. Among those addressing the topic was... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East: Commercial and Contextual

From Gulf News: 'There's a need to bring children back to books,' says one author, while another points to publishers' reticence to promote area folktales. The post On Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East: Commercial and Contextual appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Purchase of Souq.com, Amazon Moves Into Middle East

The acquisition of Souq.com, a Dubai-based online retailer that is the dominant one in the Middle East, comes one month after Souq announced plans to open a "global bookstore." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US bans laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries in Africa and the Middle East

Not content with its second crack of the whip with a travel ban, the Trump administration has now issued a ban on larger electronic devices being taken on flights from certain countries. Devices larger than a cell phone will not be permitted in cabin baggage but must instead be checked in. The... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Story of 'audacious' journey through Middle East to I B Tauris

I.B.Tauris has signed a new book by Northern Irish writer, adventurer and film-maker, Leon McCarron. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: February 28, 2017

Inside the new Pittsburgh store selling over 8,000 titles; a "global bookstore" goes online in the Middle East; Bucharest's only English-language bookstore to close; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Think Creepy Clowns Are Scary? Check Out This Bloomberg Businessweek (Middle East) Cover

Think creepy clowns are scary? Check out the nightmare-inducing new cover of the Middle East edition of Bloomberg Businessweek, titled "President Whoever" and subtitled "For the Middle East, does the result of the US presidential election even matter?"The cover mashup of Donald Trump and Hillary... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Institutional Library Budgets Forecast to Increase 1.4 Percent

An annual study of institutional libraries' budget forecasts shows participating libraries in the Middle East and Africa forecasting the largest increases; Europe the only region forecasting a (slight) decrease. The post International Institutional Library Budgets Forecast to Increase 1.4... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American University in Cairo Press Launches New Fiction Imprint

The mission of new fiction imprint Hoopoe is to "accurately reflect what is going on in the Middle East, from the Middle East." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Markets’ Announced for 2016’s Global Summit at Frankfurt Book Fair

Issuing a call for papers, Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives announce the seven-nation focus for 'The Markets' 2016. Regions highlighted include Southeast Asia, Europe, South America, and the Middle East. The post ‘The Markets’ Announced for 2016’s Global Summit at Frankfurt Book... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Gateway to Publishing in Africa and the Middle East: Casablanca’s First Rights Hub

The Casablanca Book Fair hosted its first rights hub, which brought together passionate publishers and agents for discussions of Arabic, African and francophone literature. The post A New Gateway to Publishing in Africa and the Middle East: Casablanca’s First Rights Hub appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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