A Quarter Century of Inclusion at Red Hen Press

The indie publisher, which was designed to reflect the diversity of its Los Angeles hometown, celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Manchester University Press boss Ross unveils strategic revamp of the business

A back-end upgrade of its systems has seen Manchester University Press nominated for a UX award in esteemed company—its c.e.o. explains the logic behind it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 01:42:18 UTC ]
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Bourke's high-concept dystopian debut to Tramp Press

Tramp Press has acquired Line, a "smart" and "experimental" dystopian debut, commenting on contemporary issues, by Irish writer Niall Bourke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 03:54:23 UTC ]
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The Sound of Music in the Retail 4th Quarter (shelftalker)

A bookseller’s version of ‘The Sound of Music’ for the busy, exhausting 4th quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-25 13:00:38 UTC ]
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5 Small Press Audiobooks To Give As Gifts This Year

For book lovers, Small Business Saturday means a trip to the local independent bookstore, many of which invite local authors to hang out and make recommendations. If you’re an audiobook lover you can still support small businesses, and I don’t mean purchasing your audiobooks on compact disc. Ask... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 09:48:59 UTC ]
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University presses launch new initiatives to reach readers with ‘experts’ in vogue

The boom in "smart non-fiction" has been a boon to university presses, with several publishers investing in new or ramped-up trade crossover lists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 12:05:56 UTC ]
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11 Inclusive Children’s Books Written By Women of Color

These inclusive children's books by women of color highlight awesome yet underrepresented communities like Sikh, indigenous, and Dominican. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-21 11:35:59 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 04:30:58 UTC ]
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The Tories can’t win without the press. This isn’t how democracy works | Gary Younge

The power of the rightwing press has corroded public debate. But we can do more than just complain about itIn February 2016, a few months before the referendum, Donald Tusk published the European Council’s draft plans for renegotiating Britain’s relationship with the EU. David Cameron was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-15 06:00:01 UTC ]
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A Soft Third Quarter for Big Publishers

All four of the large publicly held trade publishers saw sales fall in the period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Manchester presses welcome new Hachette office

Presses outside of the London bubble have welcomed Hachette UK's move to open a new office in Manchester as a step in the right direction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 01:56:32 UTC ]
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Jo Walker joins Pushkin Press as art director

Cover designer Jo Walker is leaving HarperCollins to join Pushkin Press as art director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-11 17:45:25 UTC ]
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'Solid' third quarter for Hachette UK as Lagardère reveals 4.1% revenue boost

Hachette UK has reported a "solid" third quarter, slightly down on last year due to slow sales in Education, as parent company Lagardère revealed a 4.1% revenue increase like-for-like. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 01:53:48 UTC ]
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Bellow in Joint Venture with Post Hill Press

Veteran New York City trade book editor Adam Bellow has entered into a joint venture with Tennessee-based Post Hill Press to launch several new lines focused on conservative issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Two-book deal no problem for Andersen Press

Andersen Press has snapped up two picture books to help children tackle their problems and worries from poet Rachel Rooney and artist Zehra Hicks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-03 21:05:13 UTC ]
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A Most Rare Compendium: An 18th-Century Guide to Magical Treasure Hunting?

We do not know who owned the manuscript before 1928, when A Most Rare Compendium was sold to the Wellcome Library by the Viennese antiquarian bookseller V. A. Heck for 1,200 Swiss francs (48 pounds sterling). Heck’s sales announcement describes it as an “exceedingly curious” and “artfully... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-31 08:48:15 UTC ]
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Pushkin Press snaps up Manon Uphoff's autobiographical novel

Pushkin Press has bought Dutch literary bestseller by Manon Uphoff, a novel based on her own childhood experience of an abusive father. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 20:11:45 UTC ]
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Is this inclusive? Why only 4% of children's book heroes are BAME – video

More than 33% of students at UK schools are from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, but only 4% of the protagonists in children's books in the UK are BAME. The publishing industry has made big claims about its push for inclusivity both on and off the page, but some believe progress is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-29 10:10:28 UTC ]
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Grady Moves to Princeton Architectural Press

The deputy publisher of William Morrow will leave HarperCollins for Princeton Architectural Press, where she will serve as publisher, effective November 4. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Press wins 'intimate history' of post-war British black women

Tom Penn, publishing director at Penguin Press, has acquired Rebel Citizen: A History of Black Women Living, Loving and Resisting by feminist historian Jade Bentil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 15:48:26 UTC ]
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Seventh university presses convention seeks to build on sector’s broad appeal

Occupying a unique place in the publishing ecosystem, many university presses are achieving crossover hits. But balancing that with their bread and butter can be a challenge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 19:31:14 UTC ]
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