Muslim Publishers Look to Build Bridges, Counter Cultural Misunderstanding

Books on Islam from small Muslim publishing houses make up a rich but challenging niche market and can serve as a bridge between cultures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘If publishers become afraid, we’re in trouble’: publishing’s cancel culture debate boils over

Publishing staff, in rows over authors from Mike Pence to Woody Allen, are voicing their reluctance to work on books they deem hateful. But is this really ‘younger refuseniks’, or a much older debate?In the 1960s, Simon & Schuster’s co-founder Max Schuster was facing a dilemma. Albert Speer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-03 12:12:23 UTC ]
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Building bridges

How often do we hear an engineer’s voice in books? Roma Agrawal and her critically-acclaimed Built - The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures (Bloomsbury Press), comes to mind, but I’m struggling to think of many others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-25 06:53:34 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney won’t release new bestseller in Israel, publisher says, intensifying debate on cultural boycott

The Irish author of "Beautiful World, Where Are You" has been open about her opposition to Israeli government policies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-12 11:46:18 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Ireland publisher Nagle looks to build brand as list launches

With its first two titles issued last week and a further four to come in 2021, Conor Nagle explains how HarperCollins Ireland is harnessing the power of a big list alongside some indie sensibilities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 00:00:19 UTC ]
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Brazen to publish Bridge's 'brutally honest' second book on mental health

New Octopus imprint Brazen is to publish Grow, the second book from author and TV presenter Frankie Bridge.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 17:43:29 UTC ]
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Muslim Voices in Publishing

The idea for Muslim Voices in Publishing was born out of a feeling of loneliness – something that we have all experienced in multitudes over the many months of isolation and social distancing. The past year has been a stark reminder that, in anything we set out to do, there is often a need for a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:11:39 UTC ]
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Small Publishers Struggle to Build a Diverse Workforce

Interviews with mainline Christian, Catholic, and spirituality publishers found efforts to build a more inclusive staff bump into tight budgets, small staffs, lack of attrition, and high competition for talent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic is publishing three new books by Ruby Bridges.

Tomorrow marks sixty years since civil rights icon, activist and writer Ruby Bridges was the first Black child to integrate a Southern elementary school—and today, Scholastic announced three forthcoming books written by Bridges, which will be released from spring 2022-23. The three new books are... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-13 17:02:57 UTC ]
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L,B's Bridge Street to publish 'first authoritative book on Covid-19'

Little, Brown imprint The Bridge Street Press is publishing a book on Covid-19 from Debora MacKenzie, a New Scientist journalist covering the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 04:36:56 UTC ]
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7 Tips for Publishers to Build Quality Experiences

A quality experience is something every publisher wants to offer their audience. Yet, there isn't a playbook on exactly how to do it. There are many variables in what makes for a quality experience, but ultimately it’s the readers/users themselves that decide. Still, there are creative ideas... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-20 17:20:54 UTC ]
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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-24 14:53:36 UTC ]
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Study: How Today’s News Publishers Can Use Data, Best Practices, and Test-and-Learn Tactics to Build Better Pay-Meters

The past half-decade has seen a digital subscription renaissance in the news publishing industry. Publishers are increasingly recognizing a market Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-13 17:00:55 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: New Reader Survey Urges Publishers, Libraries to Bridge Their Data Gap

Among the stories making news this week: veteran bookseller and library advocate Tim Coates releases a reader-focused survey; more drama over Drag Queen Storytimes; and what to expect from all the talk of antitrust action in the tech sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Zayed Book Award’s Cultural Personalities 2019: Bridging Classical and Modern Arabic

Two of the foremost scholars and researchers in Arabic literature are a couple. And Suzanne and Jaroslav Stetkevych's designation as 2019 Sheikh Zayed Book Award 'Cultural Personalities of the Year' revives an Arabic tradition of honoring families' accomplishments. The post The Zayed Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Icon to publish ‘feminist, 21st-century visual culture manifesto’

Icon Books has acquired rights to art historian Catherine McCormack’s book, Women in the Picture, a “feminist, 21st-century visual culture manifesto”, for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards Honor ‘Publishing To Build a Better World’

Even as the UK Parliament was compounding the UK's confusion on Brexit at Westminster Tuesday evening, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism and cross-cultural solidarity in the largest yet round of honors for the program. The post London Book Fair’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Building bridges

The recipient of the LBF Lifetime Achievement Award, Dorotea Bromberg, reveals how she and her father built their eponymous list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Salon: Building a ‘Global Community’ of Publishers in New York City

The second Children’s Books Salon in New York City brought together 26 international and nearly 70 American children’s book publishers for meetings and discussions. The post Children’s Books Salon: Building a ‘Global Community’ of Publishers in New York City appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LEGO and Chronicle Books Build Publishing Partnership

Chronicle Books is launching a new series of books in partnership with the LEGO Group starting in 2020. The books, aimed at adult fans of the toys, will include gift books, puzzles and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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