The United Arab Emirates launches project to establish a Reproduction Rights Organization at a special forum in Sharjah led by Bodour Al Qasimi. The post UAE Begins Formation of First Arab Reproduction Rights Organization appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
At a luncheon in Manhattan yesterday, 'New York Times Book Review' editor Pamela Paul, who oversees all books coverage at the 'New York Times,' laid out the newspaper's vision for the future of its newly-unified books desk.
George Baier IV of Dropbox, Hillary Kerr of Clique, and Joanna Lord of ClassPass are professional change-agents.
The indie venture, backed by Cinco Puntos editor and publicist Jessica Powers, will focus on contemporary African literature, as well as graphic novels based on African historical events and figures.
The 2016 publishing sales data shared by Author Earnings at Digital Book World reminded me of all the times I have been the sad-sack tasked with managing the “death squeeze.” I went through it in the consumer photo business, the paper atlas business, and then the CD-ROM mapping software business. Each of these industries relied…
The Obamas’ $60m book deal has broken all records. From James Patterson to JK Rowling and Pope John Paul II, here are some of their closest rivals1. Seventeen books by James Patterson ($100-150m)When? 2009 Related: The audacity of hype: could Obama's presidential memoir be the greatest ever? Continue reading...
The new book by Tom Nichols, "The Death of Expertise," is not perfect, but it is an important exploration of existential threats to science, education, and representative democracy. The post Book Review: “The Death of Expertise” by Tom Nichols appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Like a Potter release in the UK, the arrival of a Murakami title in Japan means countdown retail events and early bookshop openings. The post Japan’s ‘Harukists’ Cheer Release of New Murakami Title appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A fledgling cooperation between translators and librarians aims to bring more international literature to American library patrons. The post Global Literature in Libraries Initiative: Bridging the Translation-Reader Gap appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll. The post With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Books by former president and first lady said to have been sold for more than $60m and will focus on White House yearsBarack and Michelle Obama have signed book deals with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced on Tuesday.Financial terms were not disclosed for the books, for which several publishers had competed, although the Financial…
Are we thinking about predatory publishing the wrong way? Are researchers deliberately choosing these journals, and if so, what are the incentives driving this decision? The post Predatory Publishing as a Rational Response to Poorly Governed Academic Incentives appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Festival Neue Literatur explores 'how gay and queer identity changes as we move further towards equal rights' and more, says curator Peter Blackstock. The post Festival Neue Literatur This Week Explores Writings ‘Queer as Volk’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Amid concern for the impact on publishers, Germany's collective management organizations must recoup copyright revenues distributed between 2012 and 2015. The post In Germany, Copyright Repayments Loom: Hardship Fund Formed for Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Exhibitors headed for the Bologna Children's Book Fair are voting on notable publishers; BookExpo and BookCon announce new speakers. The post Book Fair Notes: Children’s Publishers at Bologna, Speakers at BEA, BookCon appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Acquired late last year, Antique Collectors Club, a publisher and distributor of decorative arts books, has changed its name to ACC Publishing Group.
New York City's new reading initiative, which will encourage residents of each of the five boroughs to read the same book, will close its online polls on March 1.