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A Canadian Journalist Goes Undercover as an Afghan Refugee on a Journey to Europe

Matthieu Aikins’s olive complexion, dark hair, and ambiguous features means that he is often mistaken as a local in Afghanistan and the Middle East where he has lived since 2008. In his non-fiction book The Naked Don’t Fear the Water, the Japanese Canadian journalist goes undercover as an Afghan... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-04-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing Edition: Springer Nature Strikes Egyptian Open Access Deal

Said to be the first transformative agreement in Egypt and the Middle East, Springer Nature and the Egyptian Knowledge Bank have a new deal. The post Academic Publishing Edition: Springer Nature Strikes Egyptian Open Access Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-28 10:25:26 UTC ]
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Auto-narration 'can help close gap' between e-books and audiobooks

Auto-narrated audiobooks will not replace human narration but will help "elevate" text-heavy books and help eliminate the gap between e-books and accompanying audiobooks, says Ani Attamian, head of publishing partnerships for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Google. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 01:45:35 UTC ]
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Forgotten spies who fought the Nazis in the Middle East

Gershom Gorenberg reveals the intelligence campaign that shaped the war and the region. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-12 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Snap Inc. Wants Businesses to ‘Meet the Snapchat Generation’

"Meet the Snapchat Generation," Snap Inc.'s first-ever global business-to-business marketing campaign, is going live Monday across print, broadcast and digital media channels in the U.S., Canada and Australia. The campaign will be extended to the U.K. oh Aug. 17 and to the rest of Europe, as... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-08-03 04:00:52 UTC ]
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For the Middle East, the Arab Spring was a rare chance to control its own fate

Even though the uprisings mostly failed, Noah Feldman argues, they’re still meaningful. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-26 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith Taps GE Exec for CFO Role | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_177771" align="alignright" width="150"] Jason Frierott[/caption] Meredith Corp. announced Thursday that it has hired Jason Frierott as its new VP and CFO, succeeding Joe Ceryanec, who had previously announced plans to retire in early 2020 after 12 years in the... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-27 20:00:04 UTC ]
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Hearst Autos Nabs Popular Science EIC Joe Brown | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_141881" align="alignright" width="150"] Joe Brown[/caption] Hearst Magazines has hired Joe Brown as group editorial director of its Hearst Autos division, which includes Car and Driver, Road & Track and Autoweek, among other titles, starting March 2. Brown moves to... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-13 19:39:00 UTC ]
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The Patriots: On Reading Becoming in Tehran, by Shohreh Laici

Cultural Cross Sections Shohreh Laici Photo of Tehran by Xiquinho Silva / Flickr A writer in Tehran incapable of entering the US under the Muslim travel ban encounters Michelle Obama’s Becoming in a beauty salon. Reading the Farsi translation, she... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-11-26 14:55:39 UTC ]
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Sharjah 2019: The Middle East's Biggest Book Fair Grows in Stature

Curiosity led to the first U.S. participation in the Sharjah International Book Fair 14 years ago—and each year, the fair grows bigger, better, and more important. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Music Is in the Air for Facebook and Instagram Users in More European Markets

Facebook is bringing its music and related interactive video features to more markets in Europe. Music publishing business development lead for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Ella Kirby said in a blog post that music on Facebook and Instagram is now available in Denmark, Finland, Iceland,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-17 15:45:27 UTC ]
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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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