Academic publisher Michael Holdsworth dies, aged 73

Tributes have been paid to academic publisher Michael Holdsworth after his death, aged 73. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-15 13:03:36 UTC ]
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Emerald Publishing founder Dr Keith Howard dies, aged 89

The founder and owner of Emerald Publishing, Dr Keith Howard, has died peacefully at his home at the age of 89. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publisher Tom Maschler dies, aged 87

British publisher and writer Tom Maschler–who published authors including Joseph Heller and Gabriel García Márquez, and who masterminded the Booker Prize–has died aged 87.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Random House publisher Susan Kamil has died at the age of 69.

Executive vice president and publisher of Random House Susan Kamil, who published Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Strout, Sophie Kinsella, and Ruth Reich, among many others, died this weekend from complications relating to lung cancer, the AP reports. Random House president Gina... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Black Spring Press publisher Hastings dies aged 52

Robert Hastings, publisher at independent Black Spring Press, has died aged 52 following an illness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies aged 91

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond died at home yesterday aged 91 following a short illness, his publisher has said. Described as “a giant of children’s literature” by HarperCollins, which published him for over 60 years, Bond's first book, A Bear Called Paddington, was released in 1958.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ed Victor, publishing agent to the stars, dies aged 77

Agent to everyone from David Cameron to Nigella Lawson, Eric Clapton to Lily Cole, Victor was colourful and well-connected, and dearly loved a partyEd Victor, agent to the great and the good of the literary and political worlds on both sides of the Atlantic, has died at the age of 77, his agency... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publisher Matthew Evans, former Faber and Faber boss, dies aged 74

Evans was one of the literary scene’s leading figures for decades, working with writers including Ted Hughes and Hanif Kureishi Matthew Evans, one of the most important figures in British publishing and the man who led Faber and Faber for several decades, has died aged 74.Evans, or Baron Evans... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publishing giant George Weidenfeld dies aged 96

Towering figure in British publishing, who worked with authors from Harold Wilson to Vladimir Nabokov, remained engaged with the business until very recently“I try not to think that I might not be here when some of my projects come to fruition”: a 2009 interview with Lord WeidenfeldLord George... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Jeremy Tarcher dies at 83; maverick publisher of New Age bestsellers

In the early 1960s Jeremy Tarcher packaged book deals for celebrities, which resulted in such comical titles as "Phyllis Diller's Housekeeping Hints" and Johnny Carson's "Happiness Is a Dry Martini." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Screw magazine publisher Al Goldstein dies aged 77

Publisher who helped break down legal barriers against pornography dies in Brooklyn after long battle with illness Continue reading at The Guardian

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Hot Topics in Chinese Academic Publishing

Top-tier Chinese universities—namely Peking University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University, and Zhejiang University—lead the pack in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Major Chinese Academic Presses

According to the 2016 China Statistical Yearbook, China has about 110 university presses and 3,650 research and development institutions, including the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, and China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Social Sciences Academic Press

As its name suggests, SSAP is the go-to publisher in China for scholarly titles in the humanities and social sciences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: New Titles from Chinese Academic Presses

Deploying a heavier editorial hand in tweaking research-laden content into accessible pages is becoming de rigueur. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: The Academic Book Market in China

When Shanghai Jiaotong University hosted a fourth forum of China’s academic publishers last month, however, the consensus among the speakers was that the sector’s “Going Out” strategy is now entering its 2.0 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Shaanxi Normal University General Publishing House

Publications on Shaanxi regional culture and history—such as "A Comprehensive History of Shaanxi" are a niche segment at SNUGPH. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Distribution of Academic Titles

Textbooks for primary through junior high schools (the compulsory school years) fall under the Chinese government’s procurement program and are usually purchased in bulk and supplied to schools and libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Publishing in the Post-PDF Age (or Single URL Publishing)

It is obvious that publishing is in the midst of a cataclysm. If we can summarize this upheaval in just one line, it would be that publishing is moving from circulation and readership metrics to an engagement metric. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jack Macrae, Former Holt Editor-in-Chief and Respected Publisher, Dies

Macrae, who helmed Holt in the 1980s and was president of Dutton in the 1970s, published Hilary Mantel, Jorge Luis Borges, and others during his illustrious career in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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