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Publishing news tagged with #publishing house


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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Bonnier Books launches publishing house in Denmark

Bonnier Books – the parent company of Bonnier Books UK – is launching a new publishing house in Denmark early next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 11:11:48 UTC ]
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The open access shift at UWA Publishing is an experiment doomed to fail

The notion that a respected publishing house can be replaced by open access publishing is disproved by examining other recent examples, such as the now-closed University of Adelaide Press. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-11-11 01:43:51 UTC ]
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University of Western Australia's decision to close publishing house sparks outrage

Decision to shut UWA Publishing, which published works by multiple Miles Franklin winners, came ‘out of the blue’The University of Western Australia’s surprise decision to shut down its publishing house has prompted outrage and protest from the Australian literary community.The fate of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-08 02:50:40 UTC ]
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Court to Retire, Tart Named to Head Penguin Books, Viking

Kathryn Court, president and publisher of Penguin Books, will retire at the end of the year after 42 years at the publishing house. She will be succeeded in January 2020 by Viking Books president Brian Tart, who will take on additional and concurrent responsibilities as president and publisher... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mohamed Sabry Brings Youthful Energy and Fresh Approaches to his Egyptian Publishing House

In Frankfurt as part of the fair's 2019 Invitation Program, Egyptian publisher Mohamed Sabry has seen success with his fresh approach to running Kayan Publishing. The post Mohamed Sabry Brings Youthful Energy and Fresh Approaches to his Egyptian Publishing House appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 07:17:49 UTC ]
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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 UTC ]
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Smoking with Elvis: A Tale of the Mangled Generation

A FREELANCE WRITER based in Sarajevo, Faruk Šehić produces journalism and opinion pieces for the weekly magazine BH Dani [Bosnia-Herzegovina Days]. Under Pressure, his first book-length work of fiction, was originally published in 2004 as Pod pritiskom by the now-defunct publishing house Naklada... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-09-15 17:00:05 UTC ]
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Two New Books Have Anglophiles and Bibliophiles Covered

“Human Relations and Other Difficulties” gathers acute, witty essays and reviews by Mary-Kay Wilmers, and “Faber & Faber,” by Toby Faber, tells the history of the venerable publishing house where Wilmers and others have worked. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-23 19:08:56 UTC ]
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