'Considerable' school interest in controversial gender book, publisher says

Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) has ordered 5,000 copies of a book about gender diversity for schools, despite a media backlash over its subject matter. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amélie Wen Zhao's controversial young-adult book will be published in the fall

Amélie Wen Zhao's young-adult novel "Blood Heir," which was postponed by the author earlier this year after some Twitter users accused it of being racially insensitive, will be released in the fall, Publishers Weekly reports. Zhao's debut book, the first in a planned fantasy trilogy, came under... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German writer sues Random House for refusing to publish controversial book on Islam

A German author is taking Random House to court for declining to release his book Hostile Takeover: How Islam Hampers Progress and Threatens Society which it originally signed on the basis of a 10-page proposal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Make Our Book: An Internationally Available School-Publishing Program

A new program for classrooms: The UK's Make Our Book is free to schools and is 'properly magical' for students, says its creator Emma Barnes. The post The UK’s Make Our Book: An Internationally Available School-Publishing Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gibb 'challenges' publishers to give low cost books to schools

Schools minister Nick Gibb, today challenged publishers to make 100 classic books available at low cost, so all pupils have the chance to read them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Campaign to end gender-specific children's books gathers high-profile publishing support

Waterstones, children's laureate Malorie Blackman, poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Phillip Pullman among supportersA national campaign to stop children's books being labelled as "for boys" or "for girls" has won the support of Britain's largest specialist bookseller Waterstones, as well as... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Do Books to publish climate change book by Omond

Do Books will publish a book on climate change by non-binary eco-activist Tamsin Omond, who is also standing for election as a co-leader of the Green Party.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-14 21:18:03 UTC ]
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#Merky Books to publish first children's book Superheroes

Stormzy's imprint at PRH, #Merky Books, will publish its first children's book in September, celebrating 50 iconic British figures from underrepresented communities to inspire, encourage and empower children.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 07:55:17 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Her Book Doesn’t Go Easy on Publishing. Publishers Ate It Up.

Zakiya Dalila Harris, a former editorial assistant, is making a splash with “The Other Black Girl,” her debut novel about an African-American woman navigating a nearly all-white workplace. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-23 20:21:45 UTC ]
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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with ScholasticA self-published children’s picture book that was written to help the author’s son deal with being kept home from school during lockdown has been snapped up by a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-20 07:00:25 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble's Book Publishing Arm Gets a New Publisher

The bookseller has hired Emily Meehan as publisher and chief creative officer of Sterling Publishing in what it called part of a relaunch of its publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 04:10:24 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish true crime book

Mirror Books has acquired true crime story The Witness by journalist Nicola Tallant.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SAS star Ollerton to publish second book with Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is publishing a second book with ex-Special Forces soldier Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton, the star of Channel 4's show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 12:19:26 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Lego Publishing and Ameet to launch new publishing imprint Lego Books

Lego Publishing will launch a new imprint, Lego Books, in partnership with children's book publisher Ameet.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 12:07:17 UTC ]
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The Very First Books Published by Some of Your Favorite Publishing Houses

One of the most interesting things about book publishing, as an industry, is the way imprints and publishing houses develop over time—shifting focus to keep up with public interest, taking on personalities along with personnel, changing hands ad nauseam and merging like no one’s watching.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-15 09:36:09 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children's book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend. The post A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-19 05:30:11 UTC ]
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