Susan Kamil, a Top Book Editor and Publisher, Dies at 69

Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-10 22:55:59 UTC ]
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PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons Learned from Top Christian Social Channels

PW’s online immersion course is gathering pioneering industry leaders including editors, authors, and social media strategists for a multi-week guest speaker program from Oct. 30 to Nov. 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Council publishes superheroes book authored by children in care

Leicester County Council has published the UK’s first storybook written by children in care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 20:29:02 UTC ]
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Ed Needham: ‘Top editors’ jobs have all vanished’

The founder and editor of literary magazine Strong Words on his appetite for tales of financial chicanery and why he won’t be returning to Jane AustenEd Needham is the editor of Strong Words, a magazine about books that he writes and edits on his own from his flat in Camden Town, a feat that has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 17:00:51 UTC ]
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UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’

The export-reliant UK industry's publishers association raises the alarm, having invoiced close to US$160 million in printed books last year. The post UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-04 12:53:41 UTC ]
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How Reese’s Book Club Is Keeping Hello Sunshine on Top: Critical Linking, September 26, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-26 10:30:24 UTC ]
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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 UTC ]
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Legal Action Group to publish children’s book based on life of Lady Hale

Legal Action Group will publish a children's book based on the life of Supreme Court president Lady Hale next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 19:10:02 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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Influential Religion Book Buyer Jane Love Dies

Jane Love, who worked as a religion buyer for Barnes & Noble from 2007-2018, passed away at age 63 on September 2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DK to publish first LEGO book for adults

DK has announced its first LEGO wellness activity book for adults, which promises to help readers “practice mindfulness, explore creativity and unwind”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 21:54:40 UTC ]
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Oneworld to publish book on China's European influence

Oneworld has scooped a book on the “warning signs” behind China’s influence in Europe and North America from once-censored author Clive Hamilton.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 14:05:59 UTC ]
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Fleet signs 'beautiful' book from ex-editor turned doctor Harrison

Fleet has signed a “beautiful” book from ex-Granta magazine editor Sophie Harrison about how she decided to retrain as a doctor at the age of 28. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 00:59:41 UTC ]
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Editor & Publisher Magazine Sold to Digital Media Consultant

A decade after rescuing it from an imminent shutdown, Duncan McIntosh has sold newspaper industry trade magazine Editor & Publisher to consultant Mike Blinder for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement late last week, E&P indicated that its upcoming October issue will be the first... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-09-03 20:10:05 UTC ]
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Price promoted to associate publisher at Macmillan Children's Books

Macmillan Children’s Books communications director Alyx Price is being promoted to associate publisher at the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 14:31:29 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair: Phoenix Publishing’s Global Strategy

Reporting US$2.62 billion in 2018 revenue, China's sprawling Phoenix Publishing & Media already has deals in 30 countries and wants to get only bigger. The post Beijing International Book Fair: Phoenix Publishing’s Global Strategy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-22 14:12:23 UTC ]
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During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship

Coinciding with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 10 editors are on the week-long Publishing Scotland International Fellowship trip. The post During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-22 09:35:00 UTC ]
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In no man’s land: anger as publisher puts book criticising army on hold

Penguin group rejects claim of censorship after halting publication of Simon Akam’s The Changing of the GuardAfter beating four other publishing houses in an auction, William Heinemann was in no doubt that The Changing of the Guard would more than reward the five-figure advance it paid to its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 06:59:05 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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Ernie Colón, Comic Book Artist Who Drew 9/11, Dies at 88

His art captured the whimsy of Richie Rich, the fantasy realms of Amethyst and the horror of the terrorist attacks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-16 17:59:07 UTC ]
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Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books

The publishers' association in Riga is mounting a new bid to ease the country's VAT rates on books, after enduring sharp hikes and only modest decreases. The post Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-15 05:30:56 UTC ]
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