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From Evelyn Waugh to Elizabeth I: Vivien Leigh's eclectic library up for auction
August 29, 2017 at 6:25 am

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…

Lonely Planet Inspires Adventures
August 29, 2017

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)

Ingram Realigns Executive Team
August 29, 2017

Under the restructuring, Shawn Everson will be responsible for all of Ingram's wholesaling operations and Phil Ollila will focus on the distribution business.

Chicken Soup for the Resistance
August 29, 2017

A new collection from Chicken Soup for the Soul, 'My Kind (of) America,' which published earlier this week, tells stories of kindnesses shared between many diverse people in America.

Searching for Review Blogs Just Got a Lot Easier
August 28, 2017 at 2:57 pm

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…

Romania May Allow Only One State Textbook Publisher, FEP Warns
August 28, 2017 at 8:06 am

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.

The End of Summer and Musings on Nostalgia in an Age of Abundance
August 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

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.

Nielsen Book India and Dainik Jagran Introduce First Hindi Bestseller List
August 28, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

Livres Hebdo’s Fabrice Piault on Politics and France’s Reading Culture
August 28, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

Kalimat Foundation’s Ara Initiative Helps Sight-Impaired Children Read
August 28, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

9 Reasons Why We All Need Accessible Ebooks
August 25, 2017 at 7:00 am

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…

Underwater Fireworks via Bioluminescence
August 25, 2017 at 5:30 am

A look at bioluminescent creatures of the deep. The post Underwater Fireworks via Bioluminescence appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

McGraw-Hill and iFlipd Pilot a Weekly Textbook Rental Program
August 25, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

Wattpad’s New Video App, Raccoon, Launches in the US Today
August 25, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

Translation Workshop Looks at Chinese Literature’s International Challenges
August 25, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

Is Poetry the New Adult Coloring Book?
August 25, 2017

Button Poetry is finding success in publishing and marketing poetry originally written for performance—leading some to believe that the sub-genre has book industry staying power.