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Edward Stanford Travel Writing shortlists unveiled
December 11, 2019 at 1:45 am

Fifty-seven books in 10 awards categories have been shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards (full listings below), with Vivien Godfrey, chairman and chief executive of Stanfords, calling it “a sensational line up of immensely talented writers across the full spectrum of the travel writing genre.”

Saltire judge stands down, claiming panel did not finish shortlisted books
December 11, 2019 at 1:45 am

A judge of the Saltire Society Scottish Fiction Book of the Year prize has stood down over the choice of its winner, claiming other jury members had not read all the shortlisted books. However, the Saltire Society has affirmed that "all judges carefully examined all texts submitted for the award".

Mackesy’s illustrated début is indies’ lead Christmas hit
December 11, 2019 at 1:45 am

Debut children's book The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse is proving a hit with independents in the run up to Christmas, with some bookshops reporting frustrations at not being able to replenish stocks of the title fast enough amid buoyant trading this festive season.

Bob Geldof anthology snapped up by Faber
December 11, 2019 at 1:45 am

Faber will publish a book from Bob Geldof, Tales of Boomtown Glory, which it describes as “the musical life and times of one of our most powerful singer songwriters”

Words Without Borders December: True Crime for the Holidays
December 10, 2019 at 12:12 pm

In this 'Words Without Borders' issue on true crime, Susan Harris asks, for the reader, 'Is this the truth of the case? And if not, how can I tell?' The post Words Without Borders December: True Crime for the Holidays appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Words Without Borders December: True Crime for the Holidays
December 10, 2019 at 12:12 pm

In this 'Words Without Borders' issue on true crime, Susan Harris asks, for the reader, 'Is this the truth of the case? And if not, how can I tell?' The post Words Without Borders December: True Crime for the Holidays appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Why are Librarians Concerned about GetFTR? 
December 10, 2019 at 5:30 am

Some were surprised GetFTR wasn't immediately welcomed by the library community. @lisalibrarian analyzes why. The post Why are Librarians Concerned about GetFTR?  appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

US Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple To Leave the Post for MPAA
December 10, 2019 at 4:30 am

Temple is following a path similar to that of the AAP's Maria A. Pallante. Senate IP subcommittee leadership is calling for the post to be filled swiftly. The post US Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple To Leave the Post for MPAA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

US Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple To Leave the Post for MPAA
December 10, 2019 at 4:30 am

Temple is following a path similar to that of the AAP's Maria A. Pallante. Senate IP subcommittee leadership is calling for the post to be filled swiftly. The post US Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple To Leave the Post for MPAA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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