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The rise of Black speculative fiction
April 13, 2021 at 1:45 am

The blockbuster success of “Black Panther” in 2018 was probably the global breakthrough that showed the extent of the popularity of Black speculative fiction. Although it was based on a Marvel comic, the series, written by the heavyweight award-winning journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, has created a legacy out of the world of Wakanda. It has spawned…

Priscilla Mante | 'It was really important for me to challenge the status quo'
April 13, 2021 at 1:45 am

Entering a stadium among a sea of equally boisterous and kitted-out fans, kicking around a weather-worn ball in the park, impressing friends with yet another newly mastered trick—these little nuances of what has come to be widely known as The Beautiful Game feel like almost a lifetime ago. However, in the midst of all our…

Ready, steady...
April 13, 2021 at 1:45 am

This time last year, I wasn't sure how long our bookshop in a small market town in mid-Wales would survive. Alongside many indie bookshop owners up and down the land, I had no idea when (or even if) we would open our doors again. There were very many tears and very many sleepless nights.

France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers
April 12, 2021 at 1:19 pm

In an 11th survey, the French book business sees continued adoption of digital book formats, confirming the 'digital acceleration' in the pandemic. The post France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers
April 12, 2021 at 1:19 pm

In an 11th survey, the French book business sees continued adoption of digital book formats, confirming the 'digital acceleration' in the pandemic. The post France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Wiley Opens New Pilot Program With Germany’s ResearchGate
April 12, 2021 at 11:43 am

Content from more than 100 journals is to be included eventually in this new pilot from Berlin-based ResearchGate and Hoboken's Wiley. The post Wiley Opens New Pilot Program With Germany’s ResearchGate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Wiley Opens New Pilot Program With Germany’s ResearchGate
April 12, 2021 at 11:43 am

Content from more than 100 journals is to be included eventually in this new pilot from Berlin-based ResearchGate and Hoboken's Wiley. The post Wiley Opens New Pilot Program With Germany’s ResearchGate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Jerusalem International Book Forum: Its 2021 Digital Programming
April 12, 2021 at 10:23 am

The biennial forum this year will feature publishers, agents, scouts, editors, civic leaders and Israeli conductor Gil Shohat. (Sponsored) The post Jerusalem International Book Forum: Its 2021 Digital Programming appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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