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Roberto Calasso, Italian writer of dazzling erudition, dies 80

Known as one of his country’s foremost intellectuals, he also presided over the influential publishing house Adelphi Edizioni. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-02 11:32:57 UTC ]
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Knopf Names Jordan Pavlin Its Editor in Chief

Ms. Pavlin, a longtime editor at the publishing house who has worked with Ayana Mathis, Tommy Orange and Yaa Gyasi, succeeds Sonny Mehta, who died in 2019. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-14 19:01:22 UTC ]
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Oxford University Press to end centuries of tradition by closing its printing arm

Falling sales blamed as 20 jobs axed in final chapter for history of printing in the city, which stretches back to the earliest days of book publishing Oxford University’s right to print books was first recognised in 1586, in a decree from the Star Chamber. But the centuries-old printing history... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-09 14:27:25 UTC ]
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Andrew Weber Will Leave Macmillan

Andrew Weber, global chief operating officer at Macmillan, will leave the publishing house at the end of May after eight years in the role. A successor has not yet been announced. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Czech Publisher Albatros Media Expands Its Direct International Sales

The Czech publishing house Albatros Media has expanded its business by translating and selling its own titles into Spanish and English-language markets. The post Czech Publisher Albatros Media Expands Its Direct International Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-05 19:11:56 UTC ]
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Thousands of supporters join staff at Mike Pence’s publisher in campaign against book deal

Petition signed by more than 200 Simon & Schuster employees delivered to publishing house also calls for end to deals with members of Trump administrationMore than 200 members of staff at Simon & Schuster have signed a petition calling for the publishing house to cancel its seven-figure... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-27 13:55:17 UTC ]
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London, the New Capital of Middle Eastern and North African Arts, Culture, Music, and Literature, by Malu Halasa

Culture Street mural for Grenfell Tower, with poem by Ben Okri, North Kensington, London, image courtesy of IranWire and #PaintTheChange. London-based writer Malu Halasa canvasses the Middle Eastern and North African culture scene in London,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-19 19:22:28 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball, who died aged 69 on 3rd April, created the finest and bravest publishing house in South Africa. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 13:34:55 UTC ]
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The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym by Paula Byrne – the ‘modern Jane Austen’?

This excellent cradle-to-grave biography of a much loved novelist who goes in and out of fashion captures her alarming habits and tormented love affairsIn 1971 the author Barbara Pym was at her day job at the International African Institute when she noticed “Mr C” laboriously attacking his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-08 06:30:07 UTC ]
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A Gallimard Editor Opens a New Publishing House in Marseille

Planning to publish up to 20 books per year, Marie-Pierre Gracedieu leaves Paris to establish a new press called Le Bruit du Monde. The post A Gallimard Editor Opens a New Publishing House in Marseille appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-24 06:26:45 UTC ]
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Nourry 'would not accept any break-up of Hachette Livre'

Hachette Livre chairman and c.e.o. Arnaud Nourry has warned that he would not stand by and watch the publishing house being carved up by the shareholders of parent company Lagardère.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 06:49:03 UTC ]
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Astra Publishing House is launching an international literary magazine.

Astra Publishing House has announced they are launching a new literary magazine, Astra Quarterly, which will start publishing online this fall and in print by the end of 2021. Astra Quarterly will have a strong international focus; it will have an international network of editors, and be... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-26 16:54:13 UTC ]
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, literary citadel of San Francisco, dies at 101

The acclaimed poet was longtime proprietor of City Lights, the San Francisco bookstore and avant-garde publishing house that catapulted the Beat Generation to fame. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-23 06:26:33 UTC ]
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Emily Poznanski named director of CEU Press

Emily Poznanski, current director of strategy at German academic publishing house De Gruyter, is to join Central European University Press as its new director next month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 12:44:37 UTC ]
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AAP’s 2020 Freedom to Publish Award: Bangladesh’s Jagriti Publishing House

The Jagriti Publishing House and its bookstore are Razia Rahman Joly's memorial to her slain husband, publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. The post AAP’s 2020 Freedom to Publish Award: Bangladesh’s Jagriti Publishing House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-17 19:19:51 UTC ]
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Sara Lycett, medical publishing house executive, dies

Sara Lycett, a retired Williams & Wilkins publishing executive, has died at 81. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-11-30 22:13:50 UTC ]
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Obituary: William B. Eerdmans Jr.

William “Bill” B. Eerdmans Jr., who led the family-owned Christian publishing house Wm. B. Eerdmans for more than 50 years, died on November 13. He was 97. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering Joan Bingham

Joan Bingham was a good friend, a hard-working colleague, and a wonderful partner in Grove Atlantic. Starting with a phone call in the spring of 1992, she set in motion the events that led to the merger of Grove Weidenfeld and Atlantic Monthly Press to create this mid-sized independent literary... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-13 09:48:41 UTC ]
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How Sigrid Undset Brought a Medieval Norwegian Epic to Life

In 1905, at age twenty-three, Sigrid Undset gathered up the pages of her first completed book, Aage Nielssøn til Ulvholm, a lengthy historical novel set in 13th-century Denmark, and traveled from Oslo to Copenhagen. There she presented her manuscript to Peter Nansen, head of the prestigious... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-12 09:48:20 UTC ]
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Please don’t give Trump a $100M book deal.

In the last four years, there have been so many Trump books. Many have been massive bestsellers. Many have dominated the headlines, steered the conversation for days. So can you really blame any publishing house for jumping at the chance to publish the outgoing president’s memoir? Well . . .... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-11 14:59:09 UTC ]
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