Archive of artworks from a century of the imprint’s simple, wholesome worldview go on display at Museum of English Rural LifeIf all you knew of the world came from a Ladybird book, you would be forgiven for believing factories are always shining temples of industry and optimism rather than zero-hours sweatshops, policemen are invariably handsome…
Several services attempt to gather up “all” of the content across publishers. This post provides an overview and taxonomy. The post Who Has All the Content? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet is preparing her rights list of French, Spanish and international children's books to showcase at the Bologna Book Fair The post Rights Watch: An Israeli Agency’s International Picks for Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Despite high praise from American and Cuban participants in this year's U.S. Publishing Mission to the Havana Book Fair, the event was marred by the confiscation of Armando Correa's debut novel, 'The German Girl,' by Cuban authorities.
All our coverage of the controversy surrounding former Breitbart pundit Milo Yiannopoulos's book 'Dangerous,' which was slated for publication by Simon & Schuster, until it was cancelled after video surfaced in which the author appeared to condone pedophilia.
The indie publisher, working with the Harvard Bookstore, will release a book of the farewell speeches of the former President and First Lady on March 28.
Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada's Kobo and The Netherlands' bol.com start an ebook subscription model for 9.99 euros a month. The post Kobo and Bol.com Launch ‘Kobo Plus’ Ebook Subscription appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
An overview of usage trends across libraries and journals indicates that usage is generally stable or up, archives remain of interest, and consumption doesn't align with authorship or funding. The post Supply, Demand, and the Subscription Model in Scholarly Publishing — An Analysis appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Tinte & Feder is Amazon Publishing's second German-language imprint, and is to focus on contemporary and historical fiction. First titles out March 7. The post Amazon Publishing’s Newest Imprint Makes Its Debut in Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'We thrive when our authors and partners are free to work and travel across borders,' writes Wiley's Mark Allin on his company's core values. The post Publishing in Tumultuous Times: Wiley’s Statement of Values appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Stressing 'intellectual momentum' for Saudi Arabia's younger citizens, the ministry of culture plans a complex 10-day program for the 2017 fair in Riyadh. The post Malaysia Is Guest of Honor at Riyadh International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Sometimes forgotten literature finds new life in current events. The acclaimed Japanese sci-fi author Sakyo Komatsu's short story 'America's Wall' is a new case in point. The post US Politics Sparks Republication of Japanese Sci-Fi Story, ‘America’s Wall’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
My friend Ruth Levitt, who has died aged 66 from cancer, put into practice her strong beliefs in the public good and the importance of culture in a varied career that included posts in the NHS, academia, publishing and management consultancy.Born in London, she grew up in a secular Jewish family, the daughter of Harry…
Simon & Schuster pulls forthcoming autobiography, titled Dangerous, for which it had reportedly paid a $250,000 advanceSimon & Schuster has cancelled the publication of Milo Yiannopoulos’ book, and his fellow Breitbart employees have reportedly threatened to quit if he is not fired.A statement from the publisher late on Monday said: “After careful consideration, Simon &…
The poster boy of the alt-right has lost his book deal after speaking in defence of suggested sexual relationships between older men and younger boys, but his lucrative bigotry was left unchecked for far too longThey were fine with his bigotry, his in-your-face, two-fingers-up transphobia, Islamophobia and misogyny. It took his defence of relationships between…
Green OA has not had a significant effect on subscriptions. What does -- and doesn't -- that mean for subscriptions in the future? The post The Forbidden Forecast: Thinking About Open Access and Library Subscriptions appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Can you afford not to capitalize on every revenue opportunity? Licensing specialist Kris Kliemann says rights are your whole staff's business. The post Rights Aren’t Just for Rights Directors Anymore: Talking with Kris Kliemann appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
From Italy, Brazil, Iraq, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Germany, the UK, and more, agents and publishers are lining up their offers for #LBF17. The post International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.