Personal inscriptions from Winston Churchill, Orson Welles and AA Milne in the actor and avid reader’s library are expected to sell for more than £500,000Vivien Leigh’s star-studded library, including books inscribed by AA Milne, Winston Churchill, Truman Capote and Evelyn Waugh, as well as a document signed by Elizabeth I, is expected to exceed the…
From World Literature Today: 'What gets lost is the musicality of the poem,' says poet Simon Armitage on translating the late-14th-century chivalric epic. The post ‘Bringing Gawain Home’: Simon Armitage on Translating ‘The Green Knight’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
After 15 years in R&D in the AR and VR space, SnapLearn is headed for Frankfurt with a royalty-sharing business model and virtual reality for books. The post Frankfurt Debut: Singapore’s SnapLearn Brings AR and VR to Publishers’ Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Lonely Planet’s “Explore every day” motto guides everything the company does. “We want people to think of Lonely Planet on a regular basis, for local adventures, not just when planning a major international trip,” said Alvarez, the company’s trade marketing manager for the US. (Sponsored)
Getting reviewed by a book blogger can increase awareness of your book. But how do you get bloggers to read your book? Target only the ones interested in books like yours. Emmanuel Nataf shows you how to find them. The post Searching for Review Blogs Just Got a Lot Easier appeared first on Digital Book…
Private publishers could be shut out of Romania’s schoolbook market in a new law that would name a single textbook publisher for the country. The post Romania May Allow Only One State Textbook Publisher, FEP Warns appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
We're taking the last week of summer off. To hold you over, a brief book review, some rare concert footage and some musings on memory and storytelling. The post The End of Summer and Musings on Nostalgia in an Age of Abundance appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
From the Business Standard: Long asked-for by publishers, retailers, and readers, the first Hindi bestseller list is out from Nielsen and Dainik Jagran. The post Nielsen Book India and Dainik Jagran Introduce First Hindi Bestseller List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Ahead of France's program as Guest of Honor at Frankfurt in October, a Parisian editor talks about how political distractions may be slowing book sales. The post Livres Hebdo’s Fabrice Piault on Politics and France’s Reading Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Ara program from the Kalimat Foundation in the United Arab Emirates is working to make reading accessible to sight-impaired children in the Gulf region. The post Kalimat Foundation’s Ara Initiative Helps Sight-Impaired Children Read appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Books are designed to be read—but can your books be read by everyone? New accessibility (A11Y) EPUB3 standards open the door to many underserved populations. Kevin Callahan offers 9 reasons why conforming to A11Y standards is the right thing to do. The post 9 Reasons Why We All Need Accessible Ebooks appeared first on Digital…
A look at bioluminescent creatures of the deep. The post Underwater Fireworks via Bioluminescence appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
In a timely partnership for the school year, international publisher McGraw-Hill and ebook-and-print bundler iFlipd pilot a $15-per-week textbook rental. The post McGraw-Hill and iFlipd Pilot a Weekly Textbook Rental Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Moving beyond written stories, Wattpad launches its Raccoon video app in the US. The app aims to connect with a generation of YouTube storytellers. The post Wattpad’s New Video App, Raccoon, Launches in the US Today appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
From the Global Times: 'Foreign publishers have difficulty evaluating Chinese literature,' says a speaker at Beijing's Sino-foreign translation conference. The post Translation Workshop Looks at Chinese Literature’s International Challenges appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Prosveshcheniye, which literally translates as “Enlightenment,” is a leading Russian education company and partner of the Russian education system.