Brexit 'red lines' issued by Creative Industries Federation

The Creative Industries Federation has issued its Brexit "red lines” in the week the Article 50 negotiations formally begin. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Haymarket to Issue New Edition of Angela Davis Autobiography

Haymarket Books has acquired the rights to publish the third edition of Black Liberation activist and scholar Angela Davis's autobiography, originally published in 1974. The book will be released in October with a new introduction by Davis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference

London Book Fair's 'What Works?' education conference will take a series of looks at educational issues arising from the pandemic. The post London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-14 21:02:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org urges industry to back indies with links in Independent Bookshop Week

Online indie retailer Bookshop.org is calling for publishers and authors to link to independent bookshops and its own site for the duration of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 23:36:00 UTC ]
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Femi Fadugba | 'The best way to get broad creativity is to narrow the confines around it'

Femi Fadugba’s time-travelling début has already been picked up by Netflix, which is adapting his book into a film starring recent Oscar winner Daniel Kaluuya Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 16:11:41 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Up 16% Through February

Higher sales of print and digital books and a decline in returns contributed to a solid net sales increase in the first two months of 2021 over the comparable period in 2020 for publishers that report to AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador pre-empts McTague's 'extraordinary' Brexit story

Picador has pre-empted an "extraordinary" account of how Britain left the EU after 40 years' membership, from Atlantic journalist Tom McTague. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-14 06:52:03 UTC ]
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Mateo Askaripour | 'The lines are intentionally blurred, which puts the responsibility on the reader to decide what’s what'

On publication in January, Iranian-Jamaican  Brooklynite Mateo Askaripour’s Black Buck became an instant New York Times bestseller. Described as “a crackling, satirical début novel”, and informed by the author’s own experiences in the tech world, the book has been compared to The Great Gatsby... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-09 04:51:31 UTC ]
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Treading a Fine Line: On Translating Tove Ditlevsen’s Gift, by Michael Favala Goldman

On Translation Browsing a Copenhagen airport bookstore, a translator picks up a book. The journey between that impulse and his eventual translation of the memoir into English was both emotional and serendipitous. In the summer of 2016 I was passing... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-06 13:12:22 UTC ]
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US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores

Ingram Content Group seeds Binc's 'Survive to Thrive' bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org. The post US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-01 14:26:57 UTC ]
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Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent

A first look at the new report on Europe's book publishing markets highlights the range of impact felt in the first year of the pandemic. The post Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-26 15:57:21 UTC ]
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Who should translate Amanda Gorman’s work? That question is ricocheting around the translation industry.

Writers and translators are debating how important it is for a translator’s identity to echo that of the author. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury issues another profit upgrade

But company says reading boom may end when Covid restrictions are liftedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has issued its second profit upgrade of the year, lauding a lockdown reading boom, but the trend may not endure as coronavirus... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-24 12:22:49 UTC ]
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Glennon Doyle doesn’t work alone: The ‘Untamed’ author and agent Margaret Riley King discuss their creative process

“Our collaboration is like a river,” Doyle says of working with her agent. “We’re in it all the time together.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Red Island House,’ an American woman is enchanted, then repelled, by her time in Madagascar

Andrea Lee’s superb fiction often describes the collisions between people from different cultures. Her new novel widens the scope. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-23 13:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists

This year's new 'page-turner' category is included in the 'book of the year' shortlists for the 'Nibbies,' for an awards event May 13. The post British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-21 19:47:44 UTC ]
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Passage of American Rescue Plan Boosts IMLS, Federal Library Funding

The bold $1.9 trillion measure signed into law yesterday includes $200 million in pandemic relief funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the largest single increase in the agency's history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd Announces an Audiobook Production Line, Highlighting Independent Publishers

Subscription service Scribd adds audiobook titles, opening with 'Black Imagination,' to its newly launched Scribd Audio brand. The post Scribd Announces an Audiobook Production Line, Highlighting Independent Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-09 14:00:22 UTC ]
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Springboard: trade bodies, agencies and publishers line up virtual events to plug book fair gap

With the London and Bologna book fairs rescheduled in an attempt to host a physical event, a number of companies have sought to create their own virtual ‘fairs’ to enable rights-trading and connect authors and readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-06 02:57:17 UTC ]
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Column: The Dr. Seuss 'cancel culture' backlash is a distraction. Here's the real issue

Why are many Americans committed to preserving words and images associated with forces bent on preventing fellow citizens from living freely and equally? Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-03 17:59:40 UTC ]
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Stericker launches new creative agency Studio 7:15

Former Orion creative director Lucie Stericker, the designer of the Queenie cover, has launched her own creative agency Studio 7:15 after leaving the publisher after 23 years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 22:47:52 UTC ]
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