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Tom Maschler obituary

Booker prize founder and publisher of some of the greats of 20th-century fictionTom Maschler, publisher and managing director of Jonathan Cape and the architect of the Booker prize for fiction, has died aged 87. A glamorous, perma-tanned figure with aquiline features and unruly hair, who dressed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-16 17:49:02 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publishing House Co-Founder Arrested Ahead of Frankfurt Appearance

The IPA Prix Voltaire-winning author and former spokesperson is reported to have been arrested in Ho Chi Minh City. The post Vietnamese Publishing House Co-Founder Arrested Ahead of Frankfurt Appearance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-07 14:25:31 UTC ]
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Prix Voltaire winner Pham Doan Trang arrested in Vietnam

Pham Doan Trang, a Vietnamese author, pro-democracy campaigner and co-founder of Liberal Publishing House has been arrested for “anti-state propaganda”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 12:10:49 UTC ]
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Authors walk out on Bloomsbury India following book cancellation

A number of authors have withdrawn their books from Bloomsbury India, after the publishing house pulled Monika Arora's Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story, scheduled for publication this autumn.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 02:21:19 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Is a Gamble. Why Is Donald Trump Jr. Doing It?

His next book, “Liberal Privilege,” comes with an unusual distribution plan and no publishing house behind it, making it something of a curiosity in the industry. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-06 09:00:27 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 8: #BlackLivesMatter

The sadness, exhaustion, anger and frustration that have been expressed by Black people across social media this week have, of course, been felt for centuries.But, by living so much through our screens right now, observing video footage, scrolling through reposted statements and infographics,... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-06-05 16:46:27 UTC ]
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Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire

Liberal Publishing House–specializing in politically charged content that Hanoi has tried to suppress–wins the IPA's highest honor. The post Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-03 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Vietnamese publisher named as 2020 Prix Voltaire winner

Vietnam's Liberal Publishing House has been announced as this year's International Publisher's Association's Prix Voltaire laureate. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 06:37:25 UTC ]
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Schrank Named to Head Astra Publishing House

Backed by Thinkingdom Media Group, Astra Publishing House has launched a new adult division, which will join children's publishing divisions Boyds Mills & Kane and minedition in the new company. Former Holt head Ben Schrank is publisher and COO of APH. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States

'Our desk spaces are evolving their own personalities,' as the publishing house built by a tech and retail giant adapts to home-officing. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-30 01:41:14 UTC ]
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Two Novels, Two Global Catastrophes, Two Decades Apart

My first novel bombed spectacularly. This was about 20 years ago. Everything went wrong. First my editor quit after which my publishing house kinda-sorta forgot I existed. Orphaned was the word they used. Since nobody gave a damn, I at least got to choose my own book cover. The photograph I... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-27 08:49:54 UTC ]
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Stay Home, They Told Us… Diary of an Italian Editor

“Stay home, if you can,” they told us in the beginning. And I could. I run a small publishing house from my home and at home is where I have always spent the majority of my time. I was not afraid. I can do it, I told myself. This changes nothing. Then the advice became […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-16 08:49:55 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on new stories: helping others tell tales | Editorial

Everyone’s favourite stormtrooper will be developing new movies with Netflix – one of several creators who have turned to enabling the work of othersToni Morrison knew a thing or two about stories. In 1994 she saw the “political correctness debate” as being about “the power to be able to define.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-15 18:32:03 UTC ]
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Lilian Mohin obituary

My mother, Lilian Mohin, who has died aged 81, was a co-founder in the 1970s of the London-based feminist publishing house Onlywomen Press, for which she wrote and edited works of literature and poetry. Lilian set up Onlywomen Press in 1974 with Sheila Shulman and Deborah Hart – and was a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-13 16:34:45 UTC ]
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Iconic book publisher Simon & Schuster is on auction block

ViacomCBS puts Simon & Schuster up for sale. The publishing house is not a core asset, and the newly merged ViacomCBS is looking to shed properties. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-04 17:33:53 UTC ]
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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 Years in Prison

Mr. Gui, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, ran a publishing house that appeared to anger the Communist Party Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-25 10:07:44 UTC ]
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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller to 10 Years in Prison

Gui Minhai, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, ran a publishing house that appeared to anger the Communist Party Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-25 06:02:16 UTC ]
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A Bite of the Apple by Lennie Goodings – essential literary memoir

The Virago publisher is eloquent and inspiring on writing – but her memoir lacks grit and gossipLennie Goodings has had a long and highly respected career in publishing. She is chair of Virago Press, the pioneering publishing house that champions women’s writing. She’s been with Virago since the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-23 09:00:48 UTC ]
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Patrick Modiano on the Bookshop Owner Who Escaped the Nazis

The copy of Françoise Frenkel’s No Place to Lay One’s Head that was recently found, I’m told, in Nice, in an Emmaus Companions charity jumble sale, had a curious effect on me. Perhaps because it had been printed in Switzerland in September 1945 for Geneva-based publishers Jeheber. That... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-27 09:49:55 UTC ]
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How does the Nobel Prize affect book sales? (And what if there’s controversy?)

In the publishing world, it seems like winning the Nobel Prize just isn’t what it used to be. A Deutsche Welle interview with Lucien Leitess, director of the Swiss publishing house Unionsverlag, explored the business of predicting a Nobel laureate’s commercial success. The controversy... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 19:54:24 UTC ]
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