Jacks Thomas to succeed Burtenshaw at LBF

Midas chief Jacks Thomas has been appointed senior exhibition director of the London Book Fair,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF to go ahead: 'Fair remains on schedule,' says director Jacks Thomas

London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas has confirmed that the event is still on schedule to run next week, with widespread trailers for the government’s new coronavirus action plan, to be revealed later today (Tuesday 3rd March), indicating that the government will not be recommending cancelling... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 02:00:48 UTC ]
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Jacks Thomas Leaves Reed and London Book Fair

London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas submitted her resignation in September, and planned to announce her departure at the 2020 fair, which was canceled because of coronavirus. The post Jacks Thomas Leaves Reed and London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-17 15:13:03 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Jacks Thomas: ‘The Context in Which We’re Operating’

In the context of Brexit, the London Book Fair's Jacks Thomas is dedicated to the 'cross-cultural dialogue' of the industry: 'It's what books do.' The post London Book Fair’s Jacks Thomas: ‘The Context in Which We’re Operating’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Few Words With Jacks Thomas on ‘Building Inclusivity in Publishing’

Ahead of the second 'Building Inclusivity' event, London Book Fair's director sees 'tangible examples of publishers making concerted efforts' in diversity. The post A Few Words With Jacks Thomas on ‘Building Inclusivity in Publishing’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacks Thomas: A Few Words With London Book Fair’s Director

'My personal highlight will be meeting the amazing Judith Kerr,' Jacks Thomas tell us in a pre-London Book Fair chat. She's readying, again, 'a global platform' for the books industry. The post Jacks Thomas: A Few Words With London Book Fair’s Director appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Names Jacks Thomas as Director

Jacks Thomas, currently CEO at Midas PR, will take over as new director of the London Book Fair in January 2013, succeeding Alistair Burtenshaw. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burtenshaw steps down at LBF

Alistair Burtenshaw is stepping down from his role as director of books and publishing for Reed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burtenshaw: 'no LBF price model changes in 2013'

Reed Exhibitions, organiser of the London Book Fair, is not anticipating changing the traditional... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Social media stars Jack & Jack to Quercus

Quercus has acquired a non-fiction title by social media stars Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson, known on social media as Jack & Jack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF names CLPE as charity of the year

The London Book Fair (LBF) has chosen the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) as its charity of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tributes to Irish poet Thomas Kinsella after death, aged 93

Irish President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to poet Thomas Kinsella, who died on 22nd December, aged 93 Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waiting list for LBF as rollovers and reduced space leave some firms struggling

Some agents and publishers who chose not to roll over their London Book Fair bookings from 2020 have reported struggling to get tables at next year’s event, with organisers admitting there is now a waiting list amid high demand and construction works at the Olympia venue. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 16:42:18 UTC ]
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Johnson Named to Succeed Chinski as FSG Editor-in-Chief

Jenna Johnson has been promoted to v-p and editor-in-chief at Farrar, Straus and Giroux, succeeding Eric Chinski, who has stepped into a new role as senior executive editor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Gauthier succeeds Sanders as publisher at Greystone Books

Jen Gauthier has been named publisher of Greystone Books and its imprint Greystone Kids, succeeding Rob Sanders at the Vancouver-based firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Thomas Harding | 'We need to acknowledge and take responsibility for White Debt'

The latest book by award-winning non-fiction writer Thomas Harding is a searing account of an 1823 uprising that changed the discourse around slavery Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO

A major move for women in leadership in the English-language book publishing markets, Prior moves from Penguin Random House UK to helm Pan Macmillan in London. The post Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-30 13:15:15 UTC ]
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How Colm Tóibín Burrowed Inside Thomas Mann’s Head

In writing his new novel, the Irish author spent years tracing the secret yearnings of Mann—who, he says, played a lifelong “game between what was revealed and what was concealed.” Continue reading at New Yorker

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A Bridge to the Past: Close-up on Trisha R. Thomas

An author’s historical fiction novel connects the past with the present. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Jack Covert

Jack Covert, founder of the business book bookseller and distributor Porchlight Book Company (originally known as 800-CEO READ), died on August 13. He was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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