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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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50 Years of Literary Activism: The WLT Readers’ Poll, by The Editors of WLT

Lit Lists The Editors of WLT Earlier this summer, the editors of WLT invited more than two dozen writers to nominate one book, published since 1969, that most influenced their extraliterary commitments, along with a brief statement explaining their... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-07-31 20:17:00 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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Chris Packham signs five book deal with UCLan

TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham has signed a five-book deal with student-run publishing house UCLan.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 09:56:31 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Macmillan Learning Announces Its 2019 Bedford New Scholars Advisors

As the Macmillan Learning advisory board members called Bedford New Scholars work with the publishing house, the program can work as a kind of fellowship that might interest some graduates in publishing careers. The post Industry Notes: Macmillan Learning Announces Its 2019 Bedford New Scholars... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-21 05:10:09 UTC ]
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Ted Adams to Launch Clover Press

IDW cofounders Ted Adams and Robbie Robbins are teaming up to launch Clover Press, a new publishing house that will release prose works, graphic novels, art books, and other works. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Last year, Anhui Children’s Publishing House (ACPH) published 449 new titles, 79% of which (or 355 titles) were original works. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ridout Forms New U.K. Publisher

Amanda Ridout, former managing director of Head of Zeus and a prominent figure in the U.K. publishing world, has launched a new publishing house, Boldwood Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee’s Enduring Legacy At Marvel Comics

The outpouring of tributes to the late, great comics writer, editor, and former chairman of Marvel Comics was a fitting coda to a long and influential career. And his passing is felt most intensely at the publishing house he led. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In a shift, Conde Nast integrates more of US and international arm

The U.S. publishing house is scrambling to erase $120 million in losses last year; its international arm could offer lessons in cost-savings. The post In a shift, Conde Nast integrates more of US and international arm appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing?

It's 'the building up of publishing assets,' not cash reserves, says Richard Charkin, that finally adds up to a publishing house's worth. The post Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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