As Germany's ContentShift opens applications to startups for a second year, The Netherlands' Renew the Book concludes its second year with its award. The post Publishing Startup Notes: Germany’s ContentShift; The Netherlands’ Renew the Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
From the Paris Review: Nina Martyris writes about a new Macmillan book by David Bellos that explores the publishing history behind Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Misérables.' The post On Les Misères of Victor Hugo’s Belgian Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'The professional indexer has been around for a good century longer than the printed book.' And the Society of Indexers is looking for respect. The post Have You Hugged Your Indexer Today? It’s the UK’s National Indexing Day appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Unjustly jailed' in Russia 'for nothing other than the expression of his views,' Oleg Sentsov is the newest recipient of the influential PEN/Barbey honor. The post Ukraine’s Oleg Sentsov Honored With PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Historian Timothy Snyder’s On Tyranny, which offers lessons on resisting repressive rule, has sales blurb rewritten to repeat slogan seen on pro-Putin posters Publishers believe that Russian hackers are behind an attack on the Amazon page for a self-styled manual for resisting US president Donald Trump and other populist leaders, with the author, historian Timothy…
Historian Timothy Snyder’s On Tyranny, which offers lessons on resisting repressive rule, provokes fake book listing that repeats slogan seen on pro-Putin posters Publishers believe that Russian individuals are behind the creation of an fake book parodying a self-styled manual for resisting US president Donald Trump and other populist leaders, with the author, historian Timothy…
Novelist who began writing to relieve the stress of her psychiatry job says literary success will not stop her listening to ‘real voices’ in hospitalA bestselling debut novelist who wrote her book in a hospital car park as stress release from her job as a psychiatrist is to return to the NHS. Her decision comes…
The 2016 KIM-Studie shows German children aged 6 to 13 utilizing media mostly in mobile channels, with gaming figuring prominently, reading less so. The post Germany’s Latest ‘KIM-Studie’: Children’s Media Usage Is Mobile and Busy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Salon du Livre in Paris invites the UAE to be its 2018 Guest of Honor. And Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle cites the importance of diversity. The post Industry Notes: UAE Named Paris Guest of Honor 2018; Penguin’s Dohle Cites ‘Commitment to Print’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Dylan Thomas Prize is unusual for its flexibility. The shortlist includes a book of poetry, two books of short stories, plus novels—two of them debuts. The post Dylan Thomas Shortlist of Authors 39 or Younger: UK, US, Australia, Sri Lanka appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.