OUP investigates possible update to definition of 'woman'

Oxford University Press editors are investigating a possible update to its definition of "woman", after an online survey, which has almost 30,000 signatures, branded the definitions used as "sexist".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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"The Women Who Kick Ass" panel at San Diego Comic-Con was stocked aplenty with great women who are also great at butt kickin'. They came to discuss women in media, they came to talk about the future roles for females in the genre medium, and they came to tell stories about Gwendoline Christie... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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OUP makes education and home learning resources free

Oxford University Press (OUP) has made many of its flagship educational and home learning resources available for free, in order to support teachers, parents and learners affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Meet Nancy Wake, the Most Incredible Woman You’ve Never Heard Of

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Book trade staffers tell of anxiety over coronavirus outbreak

Anxiety about health and finances, stress at juggling childcare and uncertainty for the future are frequent reactions among book trade staffers to working through the current coronavirus crisis, according to the nearly 150 respondents to The Bookseller's survey, launched yesterday Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Valeria Luiselli named first woman to win Rathbones Folio Prize

Valeria Luiselli has won the £30,00 Rathbones Folio Prize for her "fiercely imaginative" autobiographical work of fiction, Lost Children Archive (Fourth Estate), inspired by the author's work with young migrants on the Mexico-US border. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo Moves to July 22 to 26 in New York City: Coronavirus Update

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Ad Age print subscription update in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

As many of us transition to working from home in this unprecedented situation, we recognize that you may not be receiving your print copy of Ad Age. We would like to offer you the option to redirect your copy of Ad Age to your home so you can continue to enjoy the magazine in print. To change... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Covid-19 Updates: Special Offers and Discounts

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William Collins signs Emre's history of 'woman'

William Collins has signed a “bold and sweeping” history of the concept of woman from Oxford University associate professor Merve Emre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Random House Withdraws From BookExpo and BookCon 2020: Coronavirus Update

Penguin Random House, announces its withdrawal from New York City’s 2020 BookExpo and ReedPop’s associated public weekend, BookCon. The post Penguin Random House Withdraws From BookExpo and BookCon 2020: Coronavirus Update appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Coronavirus live updates: Hachette reports increased book orders from China

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley says the firm has seen an increase in book orders from China once again after "several months of very low orders" as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to be felt across the trade, with further cancellations of literary events and larger numbers in the book trade now working from home to fight the spread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bernardine Evaristo’s Booker winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) is being adapted for the screen by “The Constant Gardener” creators Potboiler Television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ABA Updates Booksellers on Coronavirus Response

In an email to member stores Tuesday afternoon, the American Booksellers Association announced steps that it is taking to respond to the needs of independent bookstores and ABA staff amid growing concerns about the new coronavirus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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