Jeffrey Boakye | 'I feel like the debate is opening, but it’s not always a safe debate'

Schoolteacher and writer Jeffrey Boakye’s second book is a charismatic and entertaining attempt "to explore the central nervous system of racial semiotics". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Everyone wants a place where they feel safe,’ says Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate

She says our global community is at a dire environmental moment in our collective history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Internet Archive doesn't feel safe in Trump's America

The Internet Archive collects the history of the internet, one webpage at a time, in order to power services like the Wayback Machine, the free ebook site Open Library and the Political TV Ad Archive. It's a non-profit based in the United States, bu... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nick Perrett to open debate at the FutureBook Innovation Workshop

Nick Perrett, group strategy and digital director at HarperCollins, will open the FutureBook... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries to debate open access

The implications of Open Access for libraries will be debated in Westminster at an event hosted... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Sharjah Celebrates ’Open Books, Open Minds’

For more than a decade, the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah (booth 507) has focused energy and resources on fostering literacy and encouraging book publishing throughout the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 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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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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International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access

Ebook rights to works of Joan Didion, Joyce Carol Oates, and Philip Pullman go to Open Road, while Germany's De Gruyter ups its ante in Open Access. The post International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 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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Little Toller to open bookshop

Independent press Little Toller is to open a bookshop in the Dorset town of Beaminster next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fairlight acquires 1920s tale through open submissions programme

Fairlight Books has acquired Richard Smyth’s novel The Woodcock, a literary period drama set on the north-east coast of England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 17:56:34 UTC ]
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Natalie Portman’s upcoming children’s book is a collection of “gender-safe” fairy tales.

Natalie Portman knows a thing or two about fairy tales. Portman’s turn as a dancer whose life goes awry in Black Swan (2010) was, famously, a brooding take on Pyotr Tchaikovksy’s most famous ballet. Swan Lake itself was likely inspired by Russian and German folktales like Johann Karl August... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 16:54:30 UTC ]
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PRH Opens ‘The Conversation’ To ‘Sustain Antiracist Engagement’

Penguin Random House launches The Conversation, a hub of content collections 'to combat racism and end racial inequities'—meant for families, educators, and businesses. The post PRH Opens ‘The Conversation’ To ‘Sustain Antiracist Engagement’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-22 19:17:06 UTC ]
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Let’s Stop with the Realism Versus Science Fiction and Fantasy Debate

We live in unreal times. I wake up in the middle of a global pandemic to watch a reality-TV president spout conspiracy theories while dystopian corporations enact new science fiction tech. In this chaos, I’ve found myself turning to escapist fiction. Stories that conjure a different, more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 08:49:57 UTC ]
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Nine and News Corp donate advertising space to back Qantas push for open borders

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald get behind corporate campaign to ease Covid-related travel lockdowns Follow our Australian coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-17 02:14:42 UTC ]
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Darley Anderson opens illustration arm

The Darley Anderson Agency has opened an illustration arm that will represent artists across both children's and adult lists.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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