Nobel prizewinner Claude Simon's book rejected by 19 publishers in fan experiement

French author Claude Simon may have won the 1985 Nobel prize for literature, but according to a recent experiment he would not be published today. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Books to publish Nobel Peace Prize winner Mukwege

Short Books will publisher Nobel laureate Dr Denis Mukwege's The Power of Women in autumn 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-23 21:58:09 UTC ]
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Josh Hawley finds new publisher after Simon & Schuster cancels book

Simon & Schuster severed ties with senator after Capitol attackPublisher distributes titles by conservative imprint RegneryThe rightwing Missouri senator Josh Hawley has found a publisher for a book dropped by Simon & Schuster over his role in attempting to overturn the US election on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-18 16:02:10 UTC ]
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ViacomCBS looking to sell book publisher Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS, fresh off a recent merger, is looking to sell its Simon & Schuster book publishing business Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-03-04 18:09:45 UTC ]
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Iconic book publisher Simon & Schuster is on auction block

ViacomCBS puts Simon & Schuster up for sale. The publishing house is not a core asset, and the newly merged ViacomCBS is looking to shed properties. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-04 17:33:53 UTC ]
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A Publishing Experiment Survives and Grows at OR Books

Founded in 2009, OR was designed to be a new kind of publisher with a new kind of business model. Almost a decade later, that's still mostly true. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should Simon & Schuster Be Publishing Alt-Right Hatemonger Milo Yiannopoulos’ Book?

Ben Mathis-Lilley: Hello, Amanda. Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos has allegedly been given a $250,000 contract to write a book about “free speech” for Simon & Schuster. I think this is bad and that Simon & Schuster should feel bad. You basically disagree. Let’s discuss! Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Publisher IDW Is Using Its Comic Book Experience To Build A TV Brand

CEO Ted Adams explains how he took his comics and gaming publishing house into TV with Wynonna Earp and Dirk Gently. CEO Ted Adams explains how he took his comics and gaming publishing house into TV with Wynonna Earp and Dirk Gently.The arrival of Dirk Gently's Holistic... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Great books that publishers rejected – quiz

Man Booker winner Marlon James says he was turned down 78 times before getting published, and his long search for recognition is not unique. Find out how much you know about the history of literary rebuffs with our quiz on the great rejected books1. Whose novel was rejected as “Overwhelmingly... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Experiment, and Learn

The seventh annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference kicked off the London Book Fair, with the main exhibits officially opening on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster to publish Starr's picture book

Simon & Schuster Children's in both the UK and US will be publishing a picture book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Publisher of the Fans, By the Fans, for the Fans

Fanbase Press, the Los Angeles–based comics publisher, is focusing on building a pop culture business steeped in the fan community. It's working. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Do Books to publish climate change book by Omond

Do Books will publish a book on climate change by non-binary eco-activist Tamsin Omond, who is also standing for election as a co-leader of the Green Party.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-14 21:18:03 UTC ]
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#Merky Books to publish first children's book Superheroes

Stormzy's imprint at PRH, #Merky Books, will publish its first children's book in September, celebrating 50 iconic British figures from underrepresented communities to inspire, encourage and empower children.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 07:55:17 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Her Book Doesn’t Go Easy on Publishing. Publishers Ate It Up.

Zakiya Dalila Harris, a former editorial assistant, is making a splash with “The Other Black Girl,” her debut novel about an African-American woman navigating a nearly all-white workplace. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-23 20:21:45 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble's Book Publishing Arm Gets a New Publisher

The bookseller has hired Emily Meehan as publisher and chief creative officer of Sterling Publishing in what it called part of a relaunch of its publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries

Solar lamps as well as hundreds of thousands of books were in play in 2020 for Book Aid International's logistics team and donor-publishers. The post Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-13 17:36:43 UTC ]
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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 04:10:24 UTC ]
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