Trade

From colonialism to globalism
May 18, 2018 at 1:45 am

Kalimat founder and c.e.o. Bodour Al Qasimi explores how African and Arab publishers are using culture to minimise the dangers of a single story.

Shock return for Orbach at Quarto
May 18, 2018 at 1:45 am

In a dramatic move, Quarto's founder Laurence Orbach has been re-appointed as executive chairman of the illustrated publisher following a shareholder revolt, six years after he was ousted as chairman and chief executive of the company. The group also appointed fellow shareholder Chuk Kin Lau of the Lion Rock Group printing company as an executive director.

‘Fix Our Marketplace,’ Canadian Publishers Tell Parliament in Copyright Act Hearings
May 18, 2018 at 1:30 am

'My colleagues and I are suffering real-time damage triggered by this act.' Glenn Rollans and Kate Edwards of the Association of Canadian Publishers, along with John Degen of the Writers' Union, testify in hearings on the Copyright Modernization Act. The post ‘Fix Our Marketplace,’ Canadian Publishers Tell Parliament in Copyright Act Hearings appeared first on…

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction Shortlisters: Lawyers in Love With Literature
May 18, 2018 at 1:30 am

Three attorney-authors are up for this year's Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, with an autographed copy of the late writer's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' waiting for the winner. The public votes through June 30. The post Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction Shortlisters: Lawyers in Love With Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction Shortlisters: Lawyers in Love With Literature
May 18, 2018 at 1:30 am

Three attorney-authors are up for this year's Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, with an autographed copy of the late writer's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' waiting for the winner. The public votes through June 30. The post Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction Shortlisters: Lawyers in Love With Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Industry Notes: Canada’s PRH Gets a Female CEO; Sweden’s Universities End Elsevier Contract
May 18, 2018 at 1:30 am

The global chief of Penguin Random House names Kristin Cochrane to the role of CEO in Canada. And in Sweden, the national universities' and research consortium says it can't get the open-access arrangements it needs from Elsevier.  The post Industry Notes: Canada’s PRH Gets a Female CEO; Sweden’s Universities End Elsevier Contract appeared first on…