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Kids Can Press Will Distribute New Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada
June 26, 2018 at 1:30 am

The four-volume 'Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada' will be sold and distributed by Kids Can Press and Canadian Geographic—and resulted from a conversation between two publishers in China. The post Kids Can Press Will Distribute New Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Kids Can Press Will Distribute New Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada
June 26, 2018 at 1:30 am

The four-volume 'Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada' will be sold and distributed by Kids Can Press and Canadian Geographic—and resulted from a conversation between two publishers in China. The post Kids Can Press Will Distribute New Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

China Bestsellers May 2018: Popular Philosophy and Faith in Love
June 26, 2018 at 1:30 am

Lessons in what one observer calls 'the ability to get along with one's own emotions' lead the way in our May bestseller list from China. The post China Bestsellers May 2018: Popular Philosophy and Faith in Love appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

S&S Launches New Book Club Initiative
June 26, 2018

"Book Club Favorites," a new direct-to-consumer program, is intended to promote titles from imprints across the company deemed of particular interest to book clubs.

Guest Post: Time to Check Out of the Hybrid Hotel?
June 25, 2018 at 5:30 am

Rob Johnson looks at the growth of hybrid open access, and questions whether it will remain a reliable revenue stream for publishers. The post Guest Post: Time to Check Out of the Hybrid Hotel? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Sophie Mackintosh on debut novel The Water Cure
June 25, 2018 at 1:45 am

As Feminist Book Fortnight draws to a close, we spoke to debut author Sophie Mackintosh, whose devastating dystopian novel The Water Cure (Hamish Hamilton) has drawn comparisons to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.

Europe’s Transbook Project Closes: Four Years in Digital Publishing for Children
June 25, 2018 at 1:30 am

In its four years, the partners brought together by the Transbook project based in children's literature, tried to learn 'what is the digital model in the publishing industry?' The post Europe’s Transbook Project Closes: Four Years in Digital Publishing for Children appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

MIT Press Launches Knowledge Futures Group
June 25, 2018

MIT Press has created the Knowledge Futures Group, a joint initiative between the press and the MIT Media Lab. The group is intended to spearhead collaborative technology projects that will allow for easier and more widespread publishing and dissemination of digital scholarly and academic works.

How to be a black woman and succeed: two friends who have written the manual
June 24, 2018 at 3:00 am

Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke have turned a dream into a hot publishing property – a self-help guide for black womenIn March 2015, Elizabeth Uviebinené had a brainwave that a less determined 22-year-old might have dismissed as a water-cooler pipe dream. It was ignited by a single chapter in a book by Sheryl Sandberg .…

Inside stories: Turkey’s grim tradition of publishing behind bars
June 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

Former HDP leader Selahattin Demirtaş has published a short story collection, written while in jail awaiting trial – just the latest example of a writer clashing with Turkey’s governmentAt the Istanbul book fair last November, there was a signing for the politician Selahattin Demirtaş’s short story collection Seher (Dawn). Demirtaş, former leader of the pro-Kurdish…

Pictures of the week
June 23, 2018 at 1:45 am

Judith Kerr celebrates turning 95 in this week's pictures round-up, while Five Leaves Bookshop brings back Feminist Book Fortnight and Nobrow teams up with The Moonheads.