Publisher pays tribute to 'Titan of theatre' Peter Hall

James Hogan, publisher at Oberon Books, has paid tribute to the late Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, as a "Titan of the theatre" and treasured author who helped to transform the fortunes of the small independent press 15 years ago.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers pay tribute to 'inspiring' Nell Gifford

Publishers have paid tribute to Nell Gifford, the co-founder of Giffords Circus, who has died at the age of 46. Gifford had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and she died on Sunday (8th December), surrounded by family "both immediate and circus", Giffords Circus confirmed in a statement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 02:52:08 UTC ]
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Publishing world pays tribute to 'extraordinary' Judith Kerr

Figures from across the children’s book world have been paying tribute to the “extraordinary” Judith Kerr, following her death at the age of 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-23 21:54:07 UTC ]
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Rebuck pays tribute to 'writer's publisher' Stephen Johnson

Penguin Random House UK chair Gail Rebuck has paid tribute to Stephen Johnson, the former m.d. of Exclusive Books and Random House South Africa, who died earlier this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers pay tribute to 'luminary' Stephen Hawking

Transworld's managing director Larry Finlay has paid tribute to "one of the world's greatest thinkers" following the death of Stephen Hawking, aged 76. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France's publishers pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo staff

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) said in a statement this afternoon that it was “deeply upset” by today's terror attack against publication Charlie Hebdo and “freedom of the press, expression and right to publish, the foundations of democracy.”  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How low pay and low pay transparency undermine the publishing business

it is impossible for publishing to fulfil its own diversity agenda while continuing to pay low wages to most workers and to maintain its decades-long secrecy over pay and progression Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 23:48:14 UTC ]
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Canada Could Be Next in Challenging Google to Pay Publishers | News & Notes

In April, French regulators ordered Google to help develop a system to reward the country's news outlets with licensing fees when portions of their stories are displayed on the tech giant's news tab or in its search results. The decision was hailed as a triumph for publishers by those favoring... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-08 17:40:51 UTC ]
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W&N to publish 'savage' novel from Halle Butler

W&N has acquired Jillian, a "savage, hilarious" novel about two employees at a gastroenterologist's office by Halle Butler. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 13:34:54 UTC ]
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Publishing ‘treats pay like a dirty word’, say industry staffers

Publishing staffers have spoken out on low pay and poor transparency on salaries in the industry.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 02:56:57 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail to publish 'uniquely trans take on love and parenting' by Torrey Peters

Serpent's Tail will publish Torrey Peters’ debut novel Detransition, Baby, described as a "uniquely trans take on love and parenting".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 09:01:28 UTC ]
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Little Tiger to publish key worker tribute for Independent Bookshop Week

Little Tiger is to publish a picture book celebrating the work of key workers, to raise money for the NHS during Independent Bookshop week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 01:38:15 UTC ]
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S&S to publish NHS tribute

Simon & Schuster Children's UK is to publish a tribute to the NHS, donating funds to NHS Charities Together. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-10 20:41:11 UTC ]
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‘Everyone feels the pain’: Major digital publishers enact pay and benefits cuts to stanch the bleeding

Several publishers have begun announcing their pay cuts and furlough plans as ad revenue continues drying up. Seeing patterns from previous recessions, former media execs explain why these cost controls are only temporary fixes. The post ‘Everyone feels the pain’: Major digital publishers enact... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-03-31 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Quadrille pays tribute to the late Michel Roux

Quadrille has paid tribute to Michel Roux, the French restaurateur, chef and author, who this week died aged 78. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Haynes pays tribute to founder John H Haynes with new biography

Haynes Publishing is paying tribute to its late founder John H Haynes with a new biography in April.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade pays tribute to Sonny Mehta, 'one of the greats'

Publishers, agents and authors have paid tribute to Sonny Mehta, chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on Tuesday (30th December) at the age of 77 from complications from pneumonia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 20:17:15 UTC ]
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Hodder pays tribute to late author Frank White

The author and playwright Frank White, whose novel There Was a Time was published by Hodder in 2017, has died at the age of 92. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 09:56:16 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to 'icon' Gary Rhodes

The industry has paid tribute to the "forward-thinking rebel” TV chef and author Gary Rhodes who died this week aged 59. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 23:26:19 UTC ]
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Colleagues pay tribute to journalist and 'lioness' Deborah Orr

Columnist, editor and author hailed as ‘fearless’, after her death at the age of 57Friends and colleagues have responded to the death of the journalist and author Deborah Orr with a flood of tributes, describing the longtime Guardian columnist as fearless, hilarious, and “a lioness in a world... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-21 15:54:16 UTC ]
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