A Literary Way of Life: Spotlight on New England

We look inside the bookish Northeast, where publishers with deep roots turn innovation into tradition. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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New England’s Literary Leaders: Spotlight On New England 2014

Part of the region’s success in the book world is due to deeply committed men and women from all parts of the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Boston Creating A Literary Cultural District: Spotlight On New England 2014

As early as this August, Boston could become the first American city with a Literary Cultural District. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New England Has it All: Spotlight On New England 2014

New England may cull up images of bucolic fields, snow-covered mountains, sparkling lakes, and mud season, but it’s also home to a veritable who’s who of bestselling authors ranging from Stephen King, Dan Brown and Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Mary Oliver and Julia Glass. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What’s Selling in New England: Spotlight On New England 2014

The reading tastes of New Englanders closely mirrored that of the rest of the country, at least in the first week in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Mix of University Press Call New England Home: Spotlight On New England 2014

New England is home not only to some of the oldest and largest university presses in the U.S. but to one of the most unique ones—University Press of New England, which represents a consortium of four colleges and universities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Yankee Ingenuity: Bookselling in New England - Spotlight On New England 2014

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The Best Bookish Kindle Covers For Your Literary Life

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Sony Gives Literary Film Division, Axed by Disney, a Second Life

Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Books: Rachel Cusk, the long literary life of the Replacements and more book news

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Becoming the Baltics: Novelist Rein Raud Reflects on the Literary Life of His Region

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Arts Council England’s Alarm for Literary Fiction: ‘The Problem Is a Real One’

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Literary fiction in crisis as sale drop dramatically, Arts Council England reports

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The New York Times writer is stepping down from her role, leaving behind a remarkable career characterized by razor-sharp reviews and intra-literary rowsMichiko Kakutani, the New York Times’ revered chief book critic, announced she was stepping down from her post on Thursday after 38 years,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Singapore literature, or Sing lit as it is known locally, is getting hot—and it is not because of the island’s tropical climate. Recent months have seen many titles, from literary fiction to middle grade series, getting picked up by overseas publishers, including those from the U.K. and U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Historically Strong Indie Publishers: Spotlight On New England 2014

For more than a decade, PW’s annual fast-growing independent press feature has included a number of New England–based publishers, with 30-year-old Chelsea Green Publishing leading the way. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cooking Yankee Style: Spotlight On New England 2014

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s purchase of John Wiley’s cookbook and reference lines in November 2012 gave a big boost to overall sales at the HMH trade publishing group, but it’s not the only New England publisher with sales that are cooking. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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