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Pictures of the week
May 19, 2018 at 1:45 am

This week's pictures round-up features birthday parties for Egmont and the London Review Bookshop, a children's literature festival and a surprise guest appearance from Her Majesty. 

Lisa Riley signs new diet book with MJ
May 18, 2018 at 1:45 am

Michael Joseph is publishing a new diet book from actress and presenter Lisa Riley called Lose Weight for Life, described as "the must-have companion to help people lose weight and keep it off".

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…

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…

FlatWorld Returns to Its Roots
May 18, 2018

FlatWorld Knowledge, intended to combat the high cost of college textbooks by publishing low-cost, quality educational materials, began straying from its mission over the years. Now, under new leadership and with a shortened name, it's back on track.