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The Scholarly Kitchen Readership Survey One Year On
May 25, 2022 at 5:30 am

Conclusions and responses taken to last year's Scholarly Kitchen reader survey. The post The Scholarly Kitchen Readership Survey One Year On appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The end of men: the controversial new wave of female utopian fiction
May 25, 2022 at 3:00 am

There have been many novels that imagine a world without men – but are these books reductive or freeing?All the men are gone. Usually this is conceived as the result of a plague. Less often, the cause is violence. Occasionally, the men don’t die and the sexes are just segregated in different geographical regions. Or…

Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2022 Laureates Honored at Louvre Abu Dhabi
May 25, 2022 at 12:54 am

Writers from across the Arab world were celebrated for their "intellectual power" at the Sheikh Zayed Book Award's 2022 ceremony in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2022 Laureates Honored at Louvre Abu Dhabi appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

IPA, FEP, EIBF: Reports of Belarusian Publishers’ Detentions
May 24, 2022 at 9:42 pm

The arrests in Minsk of two Belarusian publishing professionals sends a chill through the world book business. The post IPA, FEP, EIBF: Reports of Belarusian Publishers’ Detentions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Next Steps for CRediT – An Interview with the Co-Chairs
May 24, 2022 at 5:30 am

With CRediT now formalized as a standard, Alice Meadows interviews Liz Allen, Simon Kerridge, and Alison McGonagle O'Connell (cochairs of the working group) about what's next for the taxonomy The post Next Steps for CRediT – An Interview with the Co-Chairs appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Abu Dhabi: Kobo Announces Arabic as a Primary Language
May 23, 2022 at 10:03 pm

The 12-year-old international digital book service's CEO Michael Tamblyn addressed the Abu Dhabi book fair's conference. The post Abu Dhabi: Kobo Announces Arabic as a Primary Language appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

At Abu Dhabi’s Arabic Congress: Maha Abdullah on Localization
May 23, 2022 at 9:18 am

In taking books to film or television, consultant Maha Abdullah tells publishers, full 'localization' may be better than mere translation. The post At Abu Dhabi’s Arabic Congress: Maha Abdullah on Localization appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Alnaas Wins the International Prize for Arabic Fiction
May 22, 2022 at 12:20 pm

Mohammed Alnaas, from Libya, has become the youngest writer to win the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. The post Alnaas Wins the International Prize for Arabic Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The Arabic Language Centre’s Congress in Abu Dhabi
May 22, 2022 at 5:29 am

The first staging of Abu Dhabi's International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries opens ahead of the emirate's book fair. The post The Arabic Language Centre’s Congress in Abu Dhabi appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Norway’s WEXFO: Ambitious Program, Strong Registration
May 21, 2022 at 10:38 pm

The inaugural outing of the World Expression Forum will include a visit to Utøya and new research into young people and democracy. The post Norway’s WEXFO: Ambitious Program, Strong Registration appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Preview: Abu Dhabi Stages a Congress of Arabic Publishing
May 21, 2022 at 12:13 pm

The first staging of Abu Dhabi's International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries is onstage Sunday. The post Preview: Abu Dhabi Stages a Congress of Arabic Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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