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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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Decade-long study shows why South Africa needs to stop stereotyping young black men

Young black men are often viewed through a criminal lens. A new book based on an 11-year-long study of adolescent men in a South African township upends the stereotypes. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2020-06-15 15:08:26 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: South Africa’s Imagnary House Weathers Lockdown

'We saw all bookstores closed' in South Africa's lockdown, says Brad Harris, children's book publisher at Imagnary House. The post Coronavirus Worklife: South Africa’s Imagnary House Weathers Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-12 16:04:47 UTC ]
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A News Publisher in South Africa Briefly Considered Shutting Down but ‘Simply Could Not’

At the northern tip of South Africa, bounded by Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, Limpopo Province might seem a world away from the Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-21 17:30:37 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations

From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year's free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-17 03:09:44 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown: #CultureConnectsUs

For many, staying indoors is an unsettling experience. It’s been heartening to see the imaginative leaps being taken by many organisations and artists to help us through – sitting-room gigs, free theatre streams, virtual tours of museums and archives and galleries – but given the limitless... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-06 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Dead air in Iowa

Last week, Lyz Lenz, a journalist and writer who lives in Iowa, predicted that the state’s caucuses “are going to be a f*cking nightmare.” In a piece for Gen, Lenz (who also contributes regularly to CJR) wrote that the caucuses are inaccessible at the best of times, and that state Democrats’... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-02-04 13:11:10 UTC ]
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Connect Meetings Acquires BizBash

BizBash, the 19-year old B2B media company for events organizers, has been acquired by Connect Meetings for an undisclosed sum, both sides announced. A subsidiary of the UK-based, global tradeshow company Tarsus Group, Connect serves meeting planners—in particular, those who organize corporate,... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-17 20:01:44 UTC ]
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The long moral shadows cast by South Africa's colonial history

A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 07:14:51 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Puku Foundation: Children’s Books To Save Languages

Delegates to the IPA Nairobi seminar will hear about the work of Puku, a foundation rushing to generate children's books in endangered African languages. The post South Africa’s Puku Foundation: Children’s Books To Save Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-28 05:30:54 UTC ]
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Why nonfiction books dominate bestseller lists in South Africa

Political books touches a certain chord in South African society that makes them bestsellers. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-04-24 13:50:30 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Names Its 2019 Prix Voltaire Shortlist

Book publishers on the 2019 International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire shortlist come from Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, South Africa, and Turkey. The post International Publishers Association Names Its 2019 Prix Voltaire Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN Afrikaans, Authors Forum, Outline Objections to South Africa’s Copyright Bill

PEN Afrikaans, like the International Authors Forum, echoes the International Publishers Association in criticizing South Africa's Copyright Amendment Bill. The post PEN Afrikaans, Authors Forum, Outline Objections to South Africa’s Copyright Bill appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa

With more than 240,000 titles, the South African ed-tech company Snapplify is working with communications provider Econet to make ebooks available to more African readers. The post South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: September 29, 2017

New bookstore coming to Florida; Upstate New York stores launch seasonal promotion; a California indie fights for survival; bookselling in South Africa; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores

From the VOA: Amid tough economic times in South Africa, consumers are supporting a growing number of used book stores, avoiding new-book prices. The post In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections

With a goal of getting South African authors' work to the country's readers, the African Book Trust is working to donate bookjs to library collections. The post African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The fall and rise of physical book sales worldwide – in data

The effect of ebooks on sales of paper books has not been as drastic as expected – it seems that other, more unpredictable factors have a greater influence on how and what we readNielsen, which tracks book sales in several countries, released 2016 figures to coincide with this week’s London Book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural In Other Words shortlist revealed

BookTrust today released its shortlist for In Other Words, its inaugural children’s books in translation project, comprising a story of spies and kidnapping set in Stalin’s Russia as well as "laugh out loud" entries from Denmark and South Africa, and entries translated from Afrikaans and Korean. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France leads LBF International Excellence Awards nominations

The shortlists for the London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards have been unveiled, with France leading the way with four nominations followed by China, the US, South Africa and Canada each with three. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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