Norton Back to Press on 'Flash Boys'

After a much-talked about "60 Minutes" appearance by Michael Lewis, Norton has gone back to press for 50,000 more copies of the author's new book, "Flash Boys." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graywolf Press Gives Back to Twin Cities Community

Graywolf Press, located five miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is donating $25,000 from the sales of its books that address racism to five local organizations selected by junior staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Subject of ‘Boy Who Came Back from Heaven’ is Suing Tyndale

Alex Malarkey is alleging that his father acted alone in writing the false account of his near-death experience in 2010’s bestseller, 'The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven.’ He has filed a defamation lawsuit against Tyndale House Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is May’s press inquiry just a way of putting Leveson 2 on the back burner? | Roy Greenslade

I hope the PM is sincere in her desire to save journalism for the public good. But so much depends on the scope of the reviewThe prime minister’s decision to hold an inquiry into “the sustainability of Britain’s printed press” received little more than a cautious welcome from newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge University Press backs down over China censorship

Publisher will reinstate articles to which it blocked online access in China in the face of international protests by academicsCambridge University Press has backed down and will immediately re-post journal articles to which it blocked online access in China at the request of the Beijing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Akashic Goes Back to Press After Author Wins Olympic Gold

The indie publisher has high hopes for a recently released memoir by U.S. Olympic swimmer Anthony Ervin after he unexpectedly became the oldest individual swimmer to win a gold medal in Rio. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elsewhen Press backs graphic novel hybrid

Independent publisher Elsewhen Press is releasing a novel/graphic novel hybrid, An Android Awakes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U. of Akron Press Gets Support, Staff Back

Authors, staff, and other supporters of the University of Akron Press expressed relief after UA president Scott Scarborough affirmed his commitment to maintaining the press' viability and rehired laid-off employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UCL backs full OA press model

Open Access monographs and textbooks will be in the spotlight at University College London’s newly relaunched UCL Press, now established as the UK’s first fully OA university press. UCL has made a three-year funding commitment to support the publishing unit, which enables UCL Press to offer OA... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Heads Back to Press on Carr's 'Night of the Gun'

Simon & Schuster will be reprinting 10,000 copies of revered 'New York Times' critic and columnist David Carr's 2008 memoir following his death last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Google-Backed Press Fund Strayed From Its Mission to Help Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo is printing 7 million copies of its "survivor's issue," published one week after terrorists attacked the magazine's Paris office Jan. 7, killing 12 people. To print the additional copies, Charlie Hebdo, which usually puts out 60,000 copies per issue, received financial help from... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tyndale Pulls 'Boy Who Came Back from Heaven'

After Alex Malarkey recanted his story about visiting heaven during a coma, the publisher plans to take "the book and all ancillary products out of print." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Men Drove ‘Flash Boys’ Buzz

After Michael Lewis’s much-buzzed about 60 Minutes appearance at the beginning of the month, "Flash Boys," the author’s exploration of high-speed trading on Wall Street, was the most-talked about book on social media in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big names back press regulation underpinned by royal charter

More than 200 – from JK Rowling to Rowan Williams – feature in Hacked Off ad supporting watchdog rejected by publishersMore than 200 leading figures from the arts and academia, including writers, film-makers, actors, comics and broadcasters, have signed a declaration of support for a system of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sir Harold Evans backs plan for new press regulator to rival Ipso

The Impress Project aims to attract newspapers and publishers that want a regulator 'independent of owners and politicians'The former editor of the Sunday Times, Sir Harold Evans, is backing an initiative to set up a press regulator to rival the body being launched by the publishers of the Sun,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Globe Pequot Press Goes Back to Its Roots

In August 2009, Jim Joseph was named president and COO of Globe Pequot Press. At the time the Guilford, Conn., press was going through something of an identity crisis. In the three years before Joseph’s appointment, Globe Pequot had been trying to remake itself along the lines of a New York City... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Boys Will Be Boys, Girls Have to Cover Up

In Fariha Róisín’s debut novel Like a Bird, protagonist Taylia Chatterjee lives a privileged life on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with her sister Alyssa. Alyssa often receives preferential treatment from their liberal, overbearing parents—a white Jewish mom, a Hindu Bengali dad. Taylia is... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Northern Illinois University Press Partners with Cornell University Press

In a partnership agreement that could serve as a model for academic publishing, Northern Illinois University Press will become an imprint of Cornell University Press beginning July 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicago Review Press Acquires Parenting Press

Chicago Review Press, Inc., the parent company of Chicago Review Press and Independent Publishers Group, is acquiring Parenting Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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