Teresa Mlawer, Spanish-Language Publishing Pioneer, Dies at 75

Mlawer, one of the most recognized and respected people in the Hispanic publishing industry in the U.S., died on March 21; 'PW' Spanish-language editor Leyhla Aquile, who worked with Mlawer, offers a tribute. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House publisher Susan Kamil has died at the age of 69.

Executive vice president and publisher of Random House Susan Kamil, who published Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Strout, Sophie Kinsella, and Ruth Reich, among many others, died this weekend from complications relating to lung cancer, the AP reports. Random House president Gina... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-09 14:26:02 UTC ]
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Random House Publisher Susan Kamil Dies at 69

Susan Kamil, publisher of Random House and a veteran publishing executive whose career spanned more than 40 years, died on Sunday, September 8, from complications from lung cancer. She was 69. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As a language dies, who will mourn? Should anyone?

Anthropologist Don Kulick records changes in a remote village’s way of life — and his own impact. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-09 15:38:56 UTC ]
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Graffeg to publish Welsh language edition of The Lost Words

Independent Wales-based publisher Graffeg is to publish the Welsh-language edition of the award-winning The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 18:40:35 UTC ]
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Kenya Publishers Association’s Lawrence Njagi at Nairobi: ‘African Languages’

In a warm welcome to the 'Africa Rising' conference delegates in Nairobi, Kenya Publishers Association chair Lawrence Njagi warns that without more indigenous-language publishing, children could face losing some of their lingistic identity. The post Kenya Publishers Association’s Lawrence Njagi... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-14 07:16:46 UTC ]
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Robert Bernstein, publisher and champion of dissidents around the world, dies at 96

Robert L. Bernstein, a publishing executive and human rights activist who presided over a generation of dynamic growth at Random House and advocated for dissidents around the world, from the Soviet Union to Argentina, has died after a brief illness. He was 96. The tall, sandy-haired... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-29 20:40:00 UTC ]
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Robert L. Bernstein, Publisher and Champion of Dissent, Dies at 96

The founder of Human Rights Watch, Mr. Bernstein led Random House when it became the world’s largest publisher of general interest books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-27 23:17:57 UTC ]
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Art Kunkin, Counterculture Newspaper Publisher, Dies at 91

Art Kunkin at a Los Angeles bookstore in 1999 with a special edition of The Los Angeles Free Press, the weekly newspaper he started in 1964. It ceased publication in the late 1970s, but Mr. Kunkin was later involved in revivals. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How AI and Natural Language Processing Can Increase the Speed and Quality of Publishing

For quite a few years, artificial intelligence seemed like just another buzzy term with vague implications on the publishing industry. But now, publishers are putting it into action. Through a range of applications, AI and natural language processing are being used by publishers to streamline... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-05-03 19:33:38 UTC ]
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How Austrian publisher Die Presse made its video business profitable

The Austrian news publisher has grown video revenues to 10% of digital ad revenue. The post How Austrian publisher Die Presse made its video business profitable appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Spanish-Language Subscription Digital Sales Gain in Revenues

As ebook sales continue to grow in Spanish-language markets, the new report from the Dosdoce and Bookwire.es shows digital subscription services are also gaining consumer traction. The post Report: Spanish-Language Subscription Digital Sales Gain in Revenues appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Report Forecasts Spanish-Language Audiobook Surge in Spain and Latin America

The predictions made by publishers responding to Dosdoce's new survey see the number of Spanish-language audiobook titles surpassing 10,000 this year, narration dialects starting to favor Latin American markets. The post New Report Forecasts Spanish-Language Audiobook Surge in Spain and Latin... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebuck's pioneering publishing career explored on 'South Bank Show'

Baroness Gail Rebuck, chair of Penguin Random House UK, has told "The South Bank Show" that she gave herself just 100 days to prove she could be chief executive of a major publishing business, after taking over the reins at Random House in 1991. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Guadalajara International Book Fair: 300 Spanish Publishers

Spain's publishers say they sold €58 million in books to the Mexican market alone in 2017, making Latin America 'the first destination outside our borders.' The post At Guadalajara International Book Fair: 300 Spanish Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: IPG Adds Spanish Publishers; BookCon Tickets on Sale

As the Independent Publishers Group announces three new Spanish-language contracts, New York City's BookCon opens ticket sales for June 1 and 2. The post Industry Notes: IPG Adds Spanish Publishers; BookCon Tickets on Sale appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spanish-Language Women Writers to Watch

Translator and literary scout Samantha Schnee picks six authors she thinks deserve more attention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Spanish Books to Read Before You Die

The author of ‘1,000 Books to Read Before You Die’ picks Spanish-language titles by authors ranging from Don Quixote to Valeria Luiselli Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG Sees Strong Growth for Spanish-Language Titles

The Chicago-based Independent Publishing Group has made a name for itself as a distributor of Spanish-language books for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Wilcock, Pioneer of the Underground Press, Dies at 91

John Wilcock in SoHo in 1977. He led two lives — as the author of many “$5 a day” travel books and as a driving force behind the underground press. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Calder, British Publisher Who Fought Censorship, Dies at 91

John Calder, who published works by Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Eugène Ionesco and Marguerite Duras, among others. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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