Fairfax claims City Section Open Division title with 60-53 defeat of Westchester

Westchester hoped the third time would be the charm Saturday night in the City Section Open Division boys’ basketball final at L.A. Southwest College. Instead, Los Angeles Fairfax’s athleticism and depth again proved to be too much as it grinded its way to a 60-53 victory in a highly anticipated... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions

Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards. The post Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rewarding Top-Selling Titles: 42 Titles on the ‘Nibbies’ Books of the Year Shortlist

The British Book Awards shortlist for the 2018 Books of the Year include top-selling titles and reader favorites across seven categories. Sales, literary merit, and publishing strategy will determine the final winners. The post Rewarding Top-Selling Titles: 42 Titles on the ‘Nibbies’ Books of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Launches ‘Open Road Ignition,’ a Marketing Services Group

This article is sponsored by Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M) and was originally featured in our Frankfurt Book Fair print edition. The post Open Road Launches ‘Open Road Ignition,’ a Marketing Services Group appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Morrissey to star in BBC2 adaptation of Miéville's The City & The City

Fantasy writer China Miéville's 2009-published noir thriller The City & The City (Macmillan) is being adapted for a four-part BBC Two drama starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tyador Borlú. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How open is Open Access?

Goldsmiths Press director Sarah Kember argues that Open Access in the academy may not be the universal good many claim. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Open Source for an Open Publishing Ecosystem: Readium.org Turns One

March marked the one-year anniversary of the formation of the Readium Foundation (Readium.org), an independent nonprofit started with the objective of developing commercial-grade open source publishing technology software. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Open Source for an Open Publishing Ecosystem: Readium.org Turns One

Last month marked the one-year anniversary of the formation of the Readium Foundation (Readium.org), an independent nonprofit launched in March 2013 with the objective of developing commercial-grade open source publishing technology software. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taiwan’s President Opens Taipei Book Exhibition

At the opening ceremony for the 2024 edition of Taipei's book fair, Taiwan's president speaks of 'democratic partners.' The post Taiwan’s President Opens Taipei Book Exhibition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-02-20 12:59:46 UTC ]
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Easter, Passover Titles: Hope and Humor, too

Religion publishers for adults and kids offer Spring holy day titles that deliver serious Biblical truths with creativity and joy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Starting this year, the National Book Awards will be open to non-citizens.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced a change in the eligibility criteria for the annual National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature. Beginning with the 75th National Book Awards, submissions for which open on March 13 of this year, the prizes... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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4 New Books on the Many Faces of New York City

Histories of reluctant mayors, edgy newspapers, and scandalous divorces, plus a book of moving conversations with New Yorkers speaking near-dead languages, remind us of the sheer breadth of stories available in the Five Boroughs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Court Trims Authors’ Copyright Lawsuit Against Open AI

A federal judge in California has dismissed a host of claims made by several groups of authors in a now consolidated lawsuit and gave the authors until March 13 to file an amended complaint. The suit’s core claim of direct infringement—which Open AI did not seek to dismiss—remains active. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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City Lights Rallies for a Palestinian Poet

A February 7 group reading at City Lights Books amplified the voice of Gazan poet Mosab Abu Toha and benefited the Middle East Children's Alliance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Spotify claims to have paid audiobook publishers ‘tens of millions’ in royalties

The streaming company says its payout model is competitive, but the Society of Authors has raised doubts about whether authors ultimately benefit Spotify has said that it has paid audiobook publishers “tens of millions” since allowing users 15 hours of audiobook listening in its Premium... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Simon & Schuster Opens Its 100th Anniversary Year

Simon & Schuster kicks off its centenary year with a curated selection of 100 books from its 100 years and special programming ahead. The post Simon & Schuster Opens Its 100th Anniversary Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Open Road Integrated Media Has ‘Transformational’ Year

More titles, publishers, and services led to record revenue in 2023 at the digital marketing company, said CEO David Steinberger. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK: Nielsen BookData Bestseller Awards Go to 22 Titles

The Neilsen Bestseller Awards for 2023 installed four new titles and their authors in the top category's 'Hall of Fame.' The post UK: Nielsen BookData Bestseller Awards Go to 22 Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-23 14:06:09 UTC ]
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