Referring to Russian's 'anti-gay propaganda law,' the IPA chief tells Muscovites that restrictions on freedom to publish are wrong. The post Censorship: IPA’s Kolman Refers to Russian ‘Anti-Gay Propaganda’ Law in Moscow appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
From VietnamNet: Vietnamese titles are seeing modest gains in rights sales abroad, from Russia and New Zealand to other countries in Southeast Asia. The post Vietnamese Titles Reaching New Audiences from New Zealand to Russia appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Lazy publishing,' says Canongate's Jamie Byng, 'is just a disservice to what books can be.' The publisher talks Man Booker, reading, and 'Letters Live.' The post Ahead of the Booker Shortlist: Canongate’s Jamie Byng appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A half-day seminar organized by the Book Industry Study Group focused on the increasing importance of publishing rights—and examined the industry’s longtime problem of poor rights management.
Dracul, due out in 2018 and co-authored by JD Barker, draws on family stories to portray the young vampire author battling blood-chilling horrorsThe great-grandnephew of Bram Stoker is writing the first authorised prequel to Dracula, based on scholarly research into the original, unedited version of Stoker’s 1897 tale of the undead count, as well as…
PubMed is found to contain predatory journals and publishers, likely reflecting a long-term and broader problem, which only adds to the confusion about what exactly PubMed represents at this point. The post A Confusion of Journals — What Is PubMed Now? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
EBRD's new award will draw from a wide pool of original languages for work translated into English. Submission is made by UK publishers. The post European Bank Opens a New Prize Program for Literature in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'You have to pay for access to educational content,' says Copibec's Frédérique Couette, launching a class action lawsuit against Université Laval The post Québec’s Copibec Opens the Newest Challenge to Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The editorial lead of the translation powerhouse says AmazonCrossing's mission is 'stories that make people feel more similar than different.' The post AmazonCrossing Editorial Director Gabriella Page-Fort Named 2017 PW Star Watch ‘Superstar’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Research indicates diversity has improved in recent years, but a generational change is needed to balance the book trade, according to researchersA survey of more than 1,000 people working in UK publishing has found that more than 90% currently in the industry classify themselves as white British.Carried out between June and July, the bookcareers.com salary…
Are you an author who wants to copyright your work? How do you go about registering the copyright? It needn’t be complicated! This infographic from Reedsy clarifies the process for securing your copyright. The post How Do I Register My Book’s Copyright? appeared first on Digital Book World.
A cuddly new publishing service has arrived to help struggling authors with ‘bookbirthing’ – and for all its new-age trappings, it seems to be catching on“Are book doulas a thing?” asks a writer I know. “I’d love to get one.”Book doulas are a thing, because where there is a need, there is a service. Traditionally,…
Today sees the launch of Metadata 2020, a new initiative to improve research metadata by increasing our understanding of its value, and engaging with the community to ensure it's fit for purpose. Led by Crossref and supported by individuals and organizations across all of scholarly communications, participation is open to all. Find out more, including…
'Always just a bit sexier and more exciting,' Macmillan's rights-powerhouse Pan Books celebrate their 70th anniversary with new Golden Pan honors. The post Pan Books at 70: Celebrating Authors, Their Sales and International Rights Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Important literature knows no borders,' says the Neustadt International Prize's sponsor. Its finalists are from France, India, Pakistan, Russia, and USA. The post Neustadt Prize Finalists Named as ‘Diverse Voices’ in ‘Important Literature’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
French novelist, biographer, director, and screenwriter Emmanuel Carrère has won Guadalajara International Book Fair’s annual Romance Languages Award. The post France’s Emmanuel Carrère Wins Guadalajara Romance Languages Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Hinton worked for media mogul for more than 50 years before he resigned from News Corp at height of hacking scandalRupert Murdoch’s righthand man for more than 50 years is to have his memoirs published, providing one of the most informed portraits of the media mogul to date.Les Hinton, who resigned from Murdoch’s company News…
PW will publish a special supplement about the Texas Book Festival, set for November 4-5 in Austin, featuring all the information needed to navigate the show. The Texas Book Festival Spotlight will be published in PW and distributed, for free, at the show.
As Sci-Hub has grown, it has come to play a larger and larger role in scholarly communications overall. At this time its presence can be felt in the background of every major strategic situation publishers face. The post Sci-Hub Moves to the Center of the Ecosystem appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
From Words Without Borders: 'Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,' one of a quartet of women translators says. The post Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.