OUP ‘to continue in East Africa’

Oxford University Press has said it will continue its education business in East Africa, despite... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP pays out over £2m for East Africa 'wrongdoing'

The World Bank has debarred Oxford University Press East Africa and Oxford University Press... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East

The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year. The post Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Standout debut' on the fall of colonialism in East Africa to Saqi

Saqi Books imprint Telegram has signed Dance of the Jakaranda, a "standout" debut adult novel by Kenyan author Peter Kimani. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US bans laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries in Africa and the Middle East

Not content with its second crack of the whip with a travel ban, the Trump administration has now issued a ban on larger electronic devices being taken on flights from certain countries. Devices larger than a cell phone will not be permitted in cabin baggage but must instead be checked in. The... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Gateway to Publishing in Africa and the Middle East: Casablanca’s First Rights Hub

The Casablanca Book Fair hosted its first rights hub, which brought together passionate publishers and agents for discussions of Arabic, African and francophone literature. The post A New Gateway to Publishing in Africa and the Middle East: Casablanca’s First Rights Hub appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa

With more than 240,000 titles, the South African ed-tech company Snapplify is working with communications provider Econet to make ebooks available to more African readers. The post South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Native Tongues: Middle East Fiction in Translation: Middle East Books 2015

In an oft-cited statistic, Chad Post, publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester and an outspoken advocate for books in translation, estimates that 3% of fiction and poetry books published in the U.S. are translations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Print Books Sales Surge Continues

Print unit sales jumped 29% in 2021’s first quarter. Most of the increase was due to the surge in book-buying that began last spring and carried over into 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Continuous Musical Delight

Vijay Seshadri, our poetry editor, introduces the latest book from Paris Review Editions: ‘Poets at Work.’ Continue reading at The Paris Review

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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Mighty Blaze Continues to Build

As A Mighty Blaze celebrates its first year of promoting authors and books, it continues to grow, with new projects planned that include a conference educating book people on how to maximize their social media presence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Call for an Africa / African Diaspora Co-Editor for the Best Translations Anthology

News and Events Photo by Wendy Call Best Translations: An Annual Anthology an independent project endorsed by the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Call for an Africa / African Diaspora Co-Editor Deadline for Applications:... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Joe Ide’s IQ series continues with the idiosyncratic marvel ‘Smoke’

In Ide’s fifth novel about Isaiah Quintabe, the private investigator’s search for peace proves elusive. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In ‘The Committed,’ Viet Thanh Nguyen continues his Pulitzer Prize-winning story

The follow-up to “The Sympathizer” finds a former Vietnamese spy working as a drug dealer in Paris. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Export delays and cost hikes continue to hit trade with Europe

The trade is continuing to face lengthy delays exporting books to Europe following the end of the post-Brexit transition period, with Amazon understood to have made changes to its purchasing to mitigate the issue. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Forgotten spies who fought the Nazis in the Middle East

Gershom Gorenberg reveals the intelligence campaign that shaped the war and the region. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Amazon Charts: Thursday Murder Club and A Promised Land continue to dominate

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) and Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin) have topped the Amazon Charts for the last full week before Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OUP launches 'gift of words' campaign

Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched a campaign to highlight the inspiring power of words, involving authors and illustrators such as Anthony McGowan and Lauren Child sharing the quotes they would "gift" to children at Christmas.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mitchell Beazley continues to get organised with The Home Edit

Octopus imprint Mitchell Beazley has acquired The Home Edit Workbook by Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin of the Netflix series "Get Organized with The Home Edit".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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