John Calder, British Publisher Who Fought Censorship, Dies at 91

John Calder, who published works by Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Eugène Ionesco and Marguerite Duras, among others. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Brexit Ushers British Publishing Into New Territory

A 'sea change in trade book publishing,' writes Richard Charkin, accelerate as Brexit puts the UK industry's EU exclusivity into a new light. The post Richard Charkin: Brexit Ushers British Publishing Into New Territory appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-10 13:25:57 UTC ]
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John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

Breaking from the James Bond mold, he turned the spy novel into high art as he explored the moral compromises of agents on both sides of the Iron curtain. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-14 16:04:51 UTC ]
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John le Carré, who lifted the spy novel to literature, dies at 89

A onetime British spy, he used the Cold War as his canvas in such novels as “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold” and “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-13 10:56:56 UTC ]
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Sara Lycett, medical publishing house executive, dies

Sara Lycett, a retired Williams & Wilkins publishing executive, has died at 81. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-11-30 22:13:50 UTC ]
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Self-censorship a growing threat to publishing freedom, warns IPA

Self-censorship on sensitive issues like religion and sexuality is a growing threat to the freedom to publish, the International Publishers Assocation has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 07:59:13 UTC ]
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Publisher Tom Maschler dies, aged 87

British publisher and writer Tom Maschler–who published authors including Joseph Heller and Gabriel García Márquez, and who masterminded the Booker Prize–has died aged 87.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 18:12:55 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School

Almost 30 years ago, another Cambridge was where Richard Charkin learned about 'the need to see things through others' eyes.' The post Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-21 13:12:48 UTC ]
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Carcanet appoints John McAuliffe associate publisher

Carcanet Press has appointed Irish poet John McAuliffe associate publisher, for a period of six months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 13:40:05 UTC ]
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Record Year for British Publishing in 2019

U.K. publisher sales rose to £6.3 billion in 2019, 4% higher than in 2018 and 20% higher than in 2015, making 2019 the biggest year ever for U.K. publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'A visionary publisher': Tony Elliott, Time Out magazine founder, dies

Elliott developed his London listings and culture magazine into a ‘global media empire’Tony Elliott, the founder of the events listings magazine Time Out, has died after a long illness, the magazine has said.The 73-year-old set up the magazine in London in 1968 and grew it into a major... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-17 18:46:36 UTC ]
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John Murray to publish exploration of meteorites

John Murray will publish Metorite: The Stones From Outer Space That Made Our World by Dr Tim Gregory. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 03:09:33 UTC ]
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U.S. judge rules John Bolton can publish book despite efforts by Trump administration to block it

A federal judge ruled Saturday that former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton can move forward in publishing his tell-all book despite efforts by the Trump administration to block the release because of concerns that classified... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-06-20 14:56:06 UTC ]
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Profile Books to publish 'much needed' celebration of British farm produce

Profile Books will publish a new book by Ned Palmer, author of A Cheesemonger's History of the British Isles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 02:27:22 UTC ]
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Teresa Mlawer, Spanish-Language Publishing Pioneer, Dies at 75

Mlawer, one of the most recognized and respected people in the Hispanic publishing industry in the U.S., died on March 21; 'PW' Spanish-language editor Leyhla Aquile, who worked with Mlawer, offers a tribute. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador to publish memoir from John Connell

Picador is publishing The Running Book: A Journey through Memory, Landscape and History by Irish Book Award-winner John Connell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-16 17:12:56 UTC ]
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British Council unveils new International Publishing Fellowship Programme

Staff from Penguin Random House, Kogan Page and Picador are among the professionals taking part in the British Council's International Publishing Fellowship Programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 13:29:38 UTC ]
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John Bercow to publish memoirs with W&N

John Bercow, newly retired Speaker of the House of Commons after a decade in the role, is publishing his account of a life in politics with Weidenfeld & Nicolson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-11 13:51:35 UTC ]
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John Blake publishes breast cancer collection for Tickled Pink

John Blake has released a collection of stories, in partnership with Asda’s Ticked Pink Foundation, from people who have experienced breast cancer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 11:05:38 UTC ]
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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 UTC ]
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