Global Literature in Libraries Initiative: Bridging the Translation-Reader Gap

A fledgling cooperation between translators and librarians aims to bring more international literature to American library patrons. The post Global Literature in Libraries Initiative: Bridging the Translation-Reader Gap appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF Translation Notes: Curr Leads HarperVia, Frankfurt Adds Translator Fellowships

As HarperCollins' Judith Curr launches the HarperVia translation imprint, the Frankfurter Buchmesse opens a new program for translators of German-language fiction and nonfiction. The post LBF Translation Notes: Curr Leads HarperVia, Frankfurt Adds Translator Fellowships appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Translated YA Book Shortlist from GLLI; New Translators’ Grants From SCBWI

SCBWI has opened a new work-in-progress grant program for translators, and GLLI soon will name its first Translated YA Book Prize. The post New Translated YA Book Shortlist from GLLI; New Translators’ Grants From SCBWI appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics in Libraries and Schools at the New York Public Library

NYPL and New York Comic Con are partnering to offer a day of professional programming on graphic novels for librarians and teachers on October 5, at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue. Here is a preview of the schedule, which will be finalized closer to NYCC. Admittance requires... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library to investigate 'single digital presence’ for public libraries

The British Library is leading an 18-month project to determine the possibility of a single digital presence for UK public libraries, backed by more than £260,000 worth of funding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dialogue Through Translation: Litprom’s Latest Translation Grants

Litprom, the Society for Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature, has chosen 10 titles from German and Swiss publishers. The post Dialogue Through Translation: Litprom’s Latest Translation Grants appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Ghettoizing the Translations’: Chad Post on Marketing Books in Translation

What's done to help sell standard books, but not to help sell books in translation? In a telling interview, Chad Post talks about differences in marketing. The post ‘Ghettoizing the Translations’: Chad Post on Marketing Books in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zombies Ate My Library: a love letter to libraries

On Saturday teenagers take over libraries in the West Midlands for A Place Free of Judgement with artists Blast Theory. Author Tony White talks about working on this love song to libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

From tinting their pages yellow to redesigning fonts, publisher Barrington Stoke is leading the way in dyslexia-friendly books. They and their authors – including Meg Rosoff and Anthony McGowan – explain the practicalitiesMainstream understanding of dyslexia has come a long way from the days... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shakespeare 'digital library wallpaper' from British Library and Vodafone

Vodafone and the British Library have partnered to make some of the earliest and rarest editions of Shakespeare’s plays available to download from specially-designed wallpaper featuring virtual library bookshelves. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight: How to Make Libraries Indispensible

School library expert Suzanna L. Panter shares the latest trends and issues affecting librarians in the field, ahead of the Texas Library Association annual conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Library Cards Without Libraries? How About Unicorns Too?

After the UK government suggested all 8-year-olds get library cards, author Chris White countered with a letter lamenting the lack of library funds. The post Library Cards Without Libraries? How About Unicorns Too? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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E-Readers for Real Readers

Dedicated devices for reading ebooks have been a hot category for nearly a decade, with tech firms from Amazon, Samsung and Barnes & Noble releasing a dizzying number of options in recent years. Yet while most of the new devices being introduced for reading ebooks... Continue reading at ABC News

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Onix 3.0: Global Publishing, Global Metadata

Among the challenges technology poses for publishing is the issue of how to handle globalization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SURVEY: Is a Library Without Print Books a Library at All?

Is an all-digital library just the 21st-century update of the traditional library? Or a free database and ebook service with better branding? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Do libraries matter? 94 percent of Americans say libraries make life better

In a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 54 percent of respondents said libraries aren't as necessary as they once were when it comes to finding information. However, 94 percent said a library improves a community's quality of life. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cowell and Duchess of Cornwall launch flagship school libraries project

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cresside Cowell and the Duchess of Cornwall have visited a school in Wandsworth, south London, to open a "life-changing" library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anthony Doerr’s Libraries of Wonder

“The library was practically a babysitter. You could leave yourself and enter worlds. It’s such a rich life when you get to be a reader. Books can give you multiple lives.” The post Anthony Doerr’s Libraries of Wonder appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Why bother organizing your books? A messy personal library is proof of life.

As the French writer Georges Perec wisely put it, book arrangements are “hardly any more effective than the original anarchy.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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