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New editions of six Stanisław Lem books place the sci-fi icon back in the spotlight.

This month, science fiction fans and Solaris lovers everywhere have cause to celebrate: six newly-illustrated editions of work by the late Polish author Stanisław Lem (1921-2006) are being published by The MIT Press. Lem’s influence on science fiction has been compared to that of authors like... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 16:57:37 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of January 6, 2020

Notable deals this week include a major acquisition for MIT Press, a first-person tale of survival on the high seas, and a YA novel that HarperTeen won at auction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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MIT Press partners with Oxford Literary Festival

The MIT Press will sponsor the American Literature and Culture program at the 2019 Oxford Literary Festival, marking the first time a university press sponsor has partnered with the festival in this way.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MIT Press Launches Knowledge Futures Group

MIT Press has created the Knowledge Futures Group, a joint initiative between the press and the MIT Media Lab. The group is intended to spearhead collaborative technology projects that will allow for easier and more widespread publishing and dissemination of digital scholarly and academic works. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The MIT Press: Books Rooted in Science, but Not Just for Scholars

The MIT press publishes a rich list of trade nonfiction for general readers hungry for knowledge (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Business of Making E-books Free

A partnership between MIT Press and the Internet Archive is digitizing important books from the press’s backlist and making them available to library patrons for free. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Communism for Kids' Sparks Conservative Backlash

A new book that purports to teach children about communism, published by MIT Press, has caused an outcry from a handful of conservative media outlets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nautilus Partners with MIT Press to Co-Publish Print Edition

Bimonthly science magazine looks to expand circulation, sales and marketing. The post Nautilus Partners with MIT Press to Co-Publish Print Edition appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Frank Urbanowski, Former Director of MIT Press, Dies

The former MIT Press director who pioneered the strategy of focused disciplinary specialization, created the first university press website, and published the first interactive ebook died late last week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Complex STM Books on the Kindle? Not Possible? Not So

Technical books, with charts and graphs, have always been a challenge for e-readers like the Kindle. DCL, working with MIT Press, believes it has come up with a solution. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At 50, MIT Press Looks Forward

At a time when some university presses have cut back their publishing program or changed course, the MIT Press, which celebrated its first 50 years this spring, continues to look to the future—“relentlessly,” according to editorial director Gita Manaktala. “The retrospective glance doesn’t come... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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