Suited to Change: Spotlight on the Jerusalem International Book Forum

Known for its mix of intellectual and informal gatherings, the forum embraces cultural diversity and fosters inclusion and open dialogue. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Diversity Webinar Asks: Can Book Publishing Change?

The Authors Guild's virtual panel "Centering Black Voices: Short-Term Progress or Sustainable Change?," held on July 27, offered a wide-ranging examination of the history and potential of the book industry’s continuing struggle to address diversity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Which international city’s public libraries lend the most books per capita?

The pandemic has prompted, among other things, a slew of relocations. Some of those relocations (ie. to your mom’s house) have proved, or will prove, temporary; others, encouraged by new work-from-home policies, may become permanent. Or maybe you’re one of those people who looked around at the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-21 17:19:56 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day to spotlight over 40 books in recommended lists

The 2021 trade campaign to mark National Poetry Day (NPD) on 7th October is spotlighting 43 new poetry books from 26 different publishers, in a year that sees more recommendations from indie presses than ever before. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 09:29:33 UTC ]
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After HarperCollins Acquisition, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Library E-book Terms to Change

In a notice sent to library customers this week via their vendors, e-book titles from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will soon be available via a 26-lend metered access model, a change from its previous perpetual access terms. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tbilisi International Book Festival Returns to Physical Production

With a full schedule of in-person events and activities, the 2021 Tbilisi International Book Festival in Georgia takes place this week, and attendee registration is now open. The post Tbilisi International Book Festival Returns to Physical Production appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. ... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-22 18:37:50 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish ITV meteorologist Tobin's guide to climate change

Mirror Books will publish a guide to reducing your carbon footprint from ITV meteorologist and climate change expert Laura Tobin.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-12 18:03:38 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2021 Draws 889 Exhibitors

The fair's programming featured 229 sessions during the week, engaging 315 speakers and guests, their comments streamed from the show. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2021 Draws 889 Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-08 20:06:30 UTC ]
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Promoting Cooperation and Cultural Exchange: Spotlight on the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Growing American participation, record-breaking submissions, and the expansion of translation grants are among the highlights for 2021. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s 2021 International Excellence Awards Winners

The winners of the honors are to discuss their work in some of London Book Fair's all-digital programming on June 29. The post London Book Fair’s 2021 International Excellence Awards Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-03 11:42:40 UTC ]
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ALA Working Group Calls for Change in the Library E-book Market

In a paper released this week, the American Library Association’s Joint Digital Content Working Group offered a frank assessment of the state of the library e-book market and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Better Way to Produce Books Locally and Fulfill Global Demand: Spotlight on HP Publishing Solutions

Through its global print partner network, HP offers publishers a more economic, sustainable, and resilient way to do business. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Afshin Molavi at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘West to East’

The Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute fellow speaks with Mina Al-Oraibi about pandemic-era dynamics in the Arab region. The post Afshin Molavi at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘West to East’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-27 13:00:13 UTC ]
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At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Salha Obaid on Fact and Fiction

The Emirati writer's fiction explores the rapid changes in her home country in recent decades, with factual research as a foundation. The post At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Salha Obaid on Fact and Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 15:30:15 UTC ]
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Author Tayari Jones on Timing at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

The author speaks with Emirates Airline Festival of Literature director Ahlam Bolooki, asserting 'You don't have to write every day.' The post Author Tayari Jones on Timing at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 14:44:41 UTC ]
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At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘The Art of Translation’

Questions of fidelity to a text were among topics discussed by Marilyn Booth, Michael Cooperson, and Hamed Al Ghaithi. The post At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘The Art of Translation’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-25 08:43:12 UTC ]
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Top Arab-World Authors at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

The cultural program at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, curated by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, features a strong roster of writers from the Arab world. (Sponsored) By Publishing Perspectives Staff s Publishing Perspectives readers will remember, the Emirates... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-25 01:43:54 UTC ]
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As Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, Publishers’ Stand Fees Are Waived

''Reflecting the value of generosity,' the book fair's administration announces an opening-day break for participating publishers. The post As Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, Publishers’ Stand Fees Are Waived appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-23 04:10:05 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors

Organizers have expanded the 'Spotlight on Rights' translation grants in 2021 in support for the book industry. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 13:30:25 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: The 2021 International Excellence Awards Shortlist

These awards include recognition for rights professionals, audiobook publishers, bookstores, educational learning resources, and more. The post London Book Fair: The 2021 International Excellence Awards Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-10 13:31:32 UTC ]
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London Book Fair International Excellence Awards shortlists revealed

The shortlists for the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2021 have been revealed, featuring 15 countries across five continents alongside nods for Hachette, Lantana and Springer Nature's inclusivity work in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 11:34:03 UTC ]
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