Behind Time Inc. Purchase of American Express Publishing Lies a Long History

After a two-decade-long relationship between the magazine giant Time Inc. and American Express, Time Inc. plans to close quickly on its purchase of American Express’s publishing division. “This 20-year courtship is finally bei ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wildfire to publish 'history of lies' by Humans author Tom Phillips

Wildfire has acquired the second book of Humans author Tom Phillips, looking at "the ingenious ways, throughout history, we've managed to avoid telling the truth" Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith Long Named Group Publisher of Time, Fortune, and Money

Leadership shuffle sees Long replace Eric Danetz; Jorg Strattman promoted to associate publisher. The post Meredith Long Named Group Publisher of Time, Fortune, and Money appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Good Times for English-Language Publishing

"There was a time when there were few English-language publishers here in Québec," says Linda Leith, president of the Association of English-language Publishers of Québec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A brief history of Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time

The late physicist’s editor, Peter Guzzardi, recalls his first meetings with Hawking and how his book became a bestsellerStephen Hawking dies aged 76I first encountered Stephen Hawking on the cover of the New York Times magazine. Inside, its pages told a story we all know today, but at the time... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Publishers’ Freedom to Publish Honor for Bangladesh’s Shuddhashar

Recognizing 'responsibilities to each other that transcend national borders,' the Jeri Laber International Freedom To Publish Award was established in 1975. The post American Publishers’ Freedom to Publish Honor for Bangladesh’s Shuddhashar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Art of the Publisher by Roberto Calasso review – a timely insight into the identity of a publishing house

An important riposte to digital culture, these essays by the Italian publisher and author argue that a publisher’s list is a literary work in its own rightThis collection of essays by the Italian author and publisher Roberto Calasso, translated by Richard Dixon, is a paean to publishing. Calasso... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey Finds 60% of Publishers Agree that Print Publishing’s Time is Limited

Almost two-thirds of industry leaders from the publishing industry foresee that newspapers and other print publishers will end up as digital-only enterprises by 2020, according to a survey conducted by MPP Global Solutions. Conducted during two web ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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A reckoning long overdue: Dana Canedy and Lisa Lucas on their new positions in publishing

Two Black women are taking top positions at Simon & Schuster and Knopf. They talk to Rebecca Carroll about language, action, the power of books and the pace of change. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-30 14:00:29 UTC ]
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History Press to publish 'feline biography' by Oliver Soden

The History Press will publish a novel about an 18th-century cat, Jeoffry: The Poet’s Cat by Oliver Soden. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 15:20:49 UTC ]
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An American History Summer Reading List

If you're looking for a summer reading list that highlights American history, including political upheavals and Native American stories, we got you. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-20 10:32:42 UTC ]
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'A visionary publisher': Tony Elliott, Time Out magazine founder, dies

Elliott developed his London listings and culture magazine into a ‘global media empire’Tony Elliott, the founder of the events listings magazine Time Out, has died after a long illness, the magazine has said.The 73-year-old set up the magazine in London in 1968 and grew it into a major... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-17 18:46:36 UTC ]
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A Tale of Two Economic Indicators: Publishing’s Long Road to Recovery Will Require More Detours

This morning I woke up to two very different pieces of news, yet they are very much connected. The first was the news that the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 11.1% in June, and as a nation we added 4.8 million jobs to the economy. Certainly it’s good news that the trend line has moved downward... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-02 16:42:10 UTC ]
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Ten Speed to Publish Graphic History of Black Panther Party

Best known for his work on such Black superhero series as Luke Cage, Cyborg and Naomi, comics writer David Walker is teaming with artist Marcus Kwame Anderson to produce 'The Black Panther Party: A Graphic History', which will be published by Ten Speed Press in January 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S to publish nature writer's animal history

S&S is to publish an illustrated gift book by nature writer and conservationist Simon Barnes next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The time for publishers to get serious about anti-racism was yesterday

July 13, 2013 was a heavy day in New York City. The summer swelter hung in the air like steam rising from a hot, damp cloth. Hustling up the steps from the subway, I legitimately could not tell whether the subterranean stifle was stickier than the “relief” awaiting me at street level. If... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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September Publishing acquires guide to London's Afro-Caribbean history

September Publishing is to release the "first comprehensive guide" to London's Afro-Caribbean history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Sun and Times publisher warns of job cuts due to coronavirus

CEO of News UK, Rebekah Brooks, tells staff pandemic has hammered print sales and advertising revenueThe publisher of the Sun and the Times has warned of impending job losses as part of a major cost-cutting programme as the coronavirus pandemic hammers newspaper sales and advertising... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 12:06:20 UTC ]
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Publishers want more black authors. Why have they silenced us for so long? | Candice Carty-Williams

As Black Lives Matter protests take place across the world, the publishing world is rushing to support those ‘ignored by the mainstream’. Who is the mainstream, then?The publishing industry is stilted and archaic. I worked in it for seven years, and left due to reasons I can’t legally talk... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 09:44:22 UTC ]
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Summer reading has a fraught history. But if there was ever a time to delight in escapism, it’s now.

As soon as people discovered the pleasures of a diverting novel, some starchy scold swooped in to make them feel bad. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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