Cassava Republic Brings Africa to America

Nigerian publisher Cassava Republic has begun distributing books to the U.S. and will introduce several bestselling African adult and children's authors to American readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cassava Republic acquires Omotoso's 'bold, unflinching' tale

Cassava Republic Press has acquired An Unusual Grief, Yewande Omotoso's third novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rushdie bringing out novel on contemporary America

Salman Rushdie is publishing a new novel, The Golden House, with Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cassava Republic title makes the Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Books from Jonathan Cape and Faber and Faber, as well as new African literature publisher Cassava Republic, are on the shortlist for this year’s Goldsmiths Prize, run by Goldsmiths University in association with the New Statesman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Asia, North and South America, Africa, Europe featured in London Book Fair’s Excellence Awards

France, Australia, US, China, Sudan, Brazil, Poland, New Zealand and more factor into the honors: New Bookstore of the Year category a popular favorite. The post Asia, North and South America, Africa, Europe featured in London Book Fair’s Excellence Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK

Cassava Republic Press, a leading Nigerian publishing house, will launch a full range of titles in the UK market starting in 2016. The post Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bringing the Qur’an to Life in America: Sandow Birk

In ‘American Qur’an,' graphic artist Birk illustrates the Qur'an in renderings that blend Islam with Americana. The result is a book he hopes changes readers' minds about the sacred text. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo America Brings Translation To Global Market Forum 2014

BookExpo America's 2014 Global Market Forum will be have an exciting new focus, Books in Translation: Wanderlust for the Written Word. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Shan brings his new series forward to "bring cheer" to fans

Young Adult horror author Darren Shan has "sneak-released" digital versions of his new Archibald Lox series months early, in order to "offer fans escapism" in the face of the coronvirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa

With more than 240,000 titles, the South African ed-tech company Snapplify is working with communications provider Econet to make ebooks available to more African readers. The post South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book Review: Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream, by Sarah Churchwell

In the late summer of 1941, as millions of Americans were debating whether to become involved in the war against Hitler, the journalist Dorothy Thompson wrote a celebrated essay for Harper's magazine. The title was Who Goes Nazi?, and Thompson explained that she had devised "a somewhat macabre... Continue reading at Stuff

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At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation

Not in every case does an Editors' Buzz panel spot at BookExpo America ensure good sales in the autumn. But there's a curatorial factor at work that may pay off in the longer term. The post At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bakare-Yusuf outlines her future plans for flourishing Cassava

Academic Bibi Bakare-Yusuf established Cassava Press to “change the way the world thinks about African writing”, and 15 years on from its inception, the publisher is more ambitious than ever. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In Cleveland, four men helped bring baseball into the modern age

Bob Feller, Satchel Paige, Larry Doby and Bill Veeck represented integration and commercialization. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Call for an Africa / African Diaspora Co-Editor for the Best Translations Anthology

News and Events Photo by Wendy Call Best Translations: An Annual Anthology an independent project endorsed by the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Call for an Africa / African Diaspora Co-Editor Deadline for Applications:... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Deep Nostalgia AI brings your photos to life just like in the ‘Harry Potter’ movies

Bring great-great-great grandma back to life using deep learning. If you’ve ever seen a Harry Potter movie and were enchanted by those movie photos seen in the world’s newspapers and on mantles, you’re going to want to give a new tool called Deep Nostalgia from genealogy site MyHeritage a... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Lawrence Otis Graham, author who examined prejudice and privilege in Black America, dies at 59

An Ivy-educated lawyer, he wrote several books that made him one of the foremost commentators of the 1990s on race and class in the United States. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A fed-up judge condemns the inequities in America’s legal system

Jed S. Rakoff is frustrated that white-collar criminals go free while the indigent do time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Scholastic to bring Callender's Hurricane Child to UK

Scholastic UK has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Kacen Callender's Hurricane Child, with publication slated for June 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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