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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Book Publication Date Changes Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

As part of our ongoing Covid-19 coverage, 'PW' is tracking book publication dates that are changing as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival cancelled

This year's Edinburgh International Book Festival has been cancelled, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 00:46:13 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More

Today, our listing of changes to plans amid the COVID-19 emergency features news from the UAE, Canada, the UK, France, and the United States. The post Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 14:12:55 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Announces Its 2020 International Excellence Award Winners

Awards this year go to winners in India, New Zealand, Kenya, Germany, Egypt, Spain, Indonesia, Finland, Italy, the UK, and USA. The post London Book Fair Announces Its 2020 International Excellence Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-11 10:32:51 UTC ]
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Zimet to join Edinburgh International Book Festival

Tamara Zimet is joining the Edinburgh International Book Festival as deputy programme director.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 04:56:58 UTC ]
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Evaristo spotlights 20 Black women writers for International Women's Day

Booker-winning writer Bernardine Evaristo has marked International Women’s Day by curating a top 20 list of recently published Black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 03:11:09 UTC ]
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Mackay to leave Edinburgh International Book Festival

​Simon Mackay is to leave his role as head of book sales and retail at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in spring 2020 to take on a new project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:36:55 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19

Industry Notes: Italy's teen cultural bonus is refunded for 2020. International publishing events grapple with exhibitor, attendee worries about COVID-19. The post Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 20:18:40 UTC ]
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New editions of six Stanisław Lem books place the sci-fi icon back in the spotlight.

This month, science fiction fans and Solaris lovers everywhere have cause to celebrate: six newly-illustrated editions of work by the late Polish author Stanisław Lem (1921-2006) are being published by The MIT Press. Lem’s influence on science fiction has been compared to that of authors like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 16:57:37 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Events at the 2020 London Book Fair

The Geneva-based International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair in March, with emphasis on issues of diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Paying the Price’ s publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 11:30:30 UTC ]
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Cairo international book fair turns away jailed publisher's company

Khaled Lotfy, whose firm Tanmia published a new edition of a book about Egyptian double agent Ashraf Marwan, has been sentenced to five yearsCairo international book fair has excluded imprisoned publisher Khaled Lotfy’s firm from the event citing “security reasons”, the International Publishers... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-22 13:55:22 UTC ]
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I never considered myself an animal person. Books changed that.

On the 25th anniversary of a conservation milestone, a writer honors the authors who sparked his interest in gray wolves. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-14 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Gulliver to depart Edinburgh International Book Festival

Roland Gulliver, associate director at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, is to step down from the post in February 2020, after 13 years with EIBF. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 11:36:11 UTC ]
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China’s Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Reports 16,145 Trade Visitors

Organizers of the 2019 China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair say that 1,498 rights trade agreements were made during the fair. The post China’s Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Reports 16,145 Trade Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-03 08:30:46 UTC ]
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Educational Publishers File Suit to Block Sale of Pirated E-books

The country's largest educational publishers have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop pirate sites from illegally selling their e-books and have won a temporary restraining order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Change to books team at W H Smith as Carrington made trading director

W H Smith's trading director for books, news and impulse Al Aldous will move across to W H Smith's online personalised greeting cards and gifts business next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 00:40:53 UTC ]
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International Rights Forum

Discover the opportunities in buying and selling rights in Sharjah and the wider Arab Market at this free half-day seminar on Thursday 5 December 2019. The day, which forms part of The London Book Fair Market Focus Professional Programme will feature a fantastic line-up of speakers looking at... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-11-20 11:14:33 UTC ]
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Epica Awards’ Longtime Book Editor on How Creativity Keeps Changing

A jury of advertising journalists from around the world is convening in Amsterdam this week to select the best ads of the year--an honor distinct for two reasons. It's the only show judged by an impartial jury, meaning no brands or agencies vote. And it comes at both the end and the beginning of... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-11-19 22:51:24 UTC ]
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Shanghai International Children's Book Fair to treble in size by 2022

The China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair is expected to nearly treble in size by 2022 and expand to a five-day event, organisers say. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 11:13:09 UTC ]
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Science leads the way at Shanghai International Children's Book Fair

Science and STEM fiction ruled at the China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair with the country's presses also interested in illustrated non-fiction, UK publishers say. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 17:44:37 UTC ]
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