China Notes: Cambridge’s Censorship Turnaround; Unicorn’s China Art Book Deal

Cambridge University Press swiftly restores censored 'China Quarterly' articles. The UK's Unicorn announces a new series in Chinese contemporary art books. The post China Notes: Cambridge’s Censorship Turnaround; Unicorn’s China Art Book Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media

Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media's assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media. The post Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-15 05:30:02 UTC ]
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Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks

The University of Cambridge and the 10 campuses of the University of California enter a major new agreement in open access, as Ontario-based Book Depot acquires the American publisher Kidsbooks. The post Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donald Trump Jr is hawking a book. The Art of the Plea Deal, anyone? | Arwa Mahdawi

The president’s son wants to make literature great again. But considering his legal troubles, I would not be surprised to find that his tome throws his dad under the busDonald Trump Jr, the one who looks like a semi-sentient sneer, wants to make literature great again. The president’s eldest... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires Ronquillo’s ‘Spellbound’

In subscriptions, Amazon's Prime program announces a "Book Box" invitational offer in the United States, as the UK's Unicorn art-book publisher names New Mexico's Fatima Ronquillo to its retrospective club. The post Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Open Road Acquires US Graham Green Ebook Rights; Unicorn Announces Ali Cavanaugh Book

Rolling out the news of its acquisition with three pivotal titles, Open Road announces its Graham Greene US ebook rights acquisition, as the UK’s Unicorn names artist Ali Cavanaugh for a 2019 retrospective. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Jon Fine: ‘Greene’s Extraordinary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ivanka Trump, Wayne Rooney and the art of the bad book deal

Estimates suggest her book Women Who Work is a long way from earning out its gigantic advance – putting its author in some interesting companyEstimates are out for how much publisher Portfolio might have lost on Ivanka Trump’s book, and they won’t be happy reading for the US’s “first daughter”,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA Welcomes Cambridge University Press’ Response to ‘China Quarterly’ Censorship

'State attempts to control the flow of information, especially in the digital space, are short-sighted and misguided,' says a new statement from the IPA. The post IPA Welcomes Cambridge University Press’ Response to ‘China Quarterly’ Censorship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge University censorship U-turn is censored by China

Chinese academics commend decision to unblock access to sensitive articles, but Beijing expunges mention of the climbdown from internetChinese intellectuals and bloggers have celebrated Cambridge University’s decision to push back against Beijing’s draconian information controls – but Communist... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge University Press backs down over China censorship

Publisher will reinstate articles to which it blocked online access in China in the face of international protests by academicsCambridge University Press has backed down and will immediately re-post journal articles to which it blocked online access in China at the request of the Beijing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge School of Arts graduate wins picture book prize

Camille Whitcher, a 2016 graduate of the Cambridge School of Arts Illustration MA, has won the 2017 Children’s Picture Book Prize, organised by the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival and Brighton-based indie publisher Salariya Book Company Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foreign authors warned about book censorship in China

Books translated for the fast-growing Chinese market may be censored without their authors’ knowledge, a writers’ advocacy group reportsA US-based advocacy group is warning Western authors to be vigilant about censorship of their work, which is sometimes done without their knowledge, in China’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Media Decoder: Noted Self-Publisher May Be Close to a Book Deal

Amanda Hocking, the darling of the self-publishing world who has sold more than 900,000 copies of nine books in the last year, has been shopping a four-book series to major publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Promoting Wordless Picture Books in China

“The more words, the better” is a general truism of the Chinese children’s book market. Chinese parents and educators always want more words for children to learn and more paragraphs to relay additional information. A book’s value often is tied to the quantity of text on its pages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is still a very good way to start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

Borders’s closure in 2011 served as a gloomy backdrop for the panel at the New York Public Library on February 12, “The Future of Art Book Publishing,” whose title carried a hint of bad news for catalogues and monographs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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