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The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize’s Ali Bin Tamim: ‘Timeless Globalized Values’

A key figure in getting Arabic literature into the wider world, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s secretary general calls for ‘solid channels of communication’ with the international industry and its cultures. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Pushing the Outreach of Arabic... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-03 05:44:28 UTC ]
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How Facebook robbed us of our sense of self

Fifteen years ago, the social network site was set up to connect people. But now, with lives increasingly played out online, have we forgotten how to be alone?‘Thefacebook is an online directory that connects people through social networks at colleges. We have opened up Thefacebook for popular... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook shutters ad tech services as it stumbles in quest to topple TV

Facebook's plans to topple TV advertising have come to a halt as it shut down key programs that delivered commercials to TV networks and publishers online.Ads are no longer being served to connected TV devices like smart TVs, Apple TV and Roku, the company confirmed. The reason, according to... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar seeks 'surprises' through open submissions

Norwich-based independent publisher Galley Beggar Press is opening up general submissions in order to "keep [itself] open to surprises and the wider world". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beautiful Day!

The Fall of Language in the Age of English, by the Japanese novelist and scholar Minae Mizumura, has all the ingredients of a rage-read. Indeed, when it was published in Japan in 2008, it infuriated commentators, who dismissed Mizumura as “reactionary,” “jingoistic,” or “elitist” and swarmed... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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André Schiffrin

Publisher of great 20th-century writers and thinkers who lifted the lid on the business of booksIn March 1990, the publishing world was stunned by news of André Schiffrin's controversial resignation from the position he had held for the previous 29 years as editor-in-chief of Pantheon Books.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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