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UK’s Whitefox Serves Publishing By Curating Freelancers

John Bond

Publishers have a growing need for trusted outsourcing and greater access to curated networks of the talented people, says John Bond of Whitefox.

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Why “Gone Girl?” Why Not “Gone Woman?”

The Girl on the Train

When it comes to titling fiction why is there such a preference for the word “girl” over “woman”?

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Saqi Books Will Once Again Be Publishing in English

Al Saqi logo

The Bookseller reports that Saqi Books will be resume its English-language publishing program with plans to release as many as ten titles per year.

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Five Academic Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for academic publishing in 2015, including porous paywalls and the rise of the SAMPC countries.

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Your Cheat Sheets to 2015’s Translated Fiction in English

Translated Literature 2015

Typographical Era has produced a visual guide to 2015’s translated fiction, while Three Percent has updated its database and PEN UK surveyed its publishers.

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After Rights Struggle, Murakami Permits Bengali Translation

Haruki Murakami

The Bengali translator of Kafka on the Shore recounts the challenges of convincing Haruki Murakami and his minders to allow the translation.

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OUP Bans Pork from Children’s Books

Oxford University Press

The UK’s Daily Mail reports that Oxford University Press has banned sausages and pigs from children’s books in an attempt “to avoid offense.”

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Five Trade Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for trade publishing in 2015, including more hybrid pubs, content marketing and mobile reading.

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World Editions Translates Dutch Lit for English Readers

Eric Visser

Veteran Dutch publisher Eric Visser launches World Editions a new translation house focused on bringing Dutch and international lit to a global readership.

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New Ways of Publishing Translations

Rebecca Carter is a literary agent with Janklow & Nesbit  UK.

Janklow & Nesbit literary agent Rebecca Carter discusses how independent publishers specializing in translation are changing the market for the better.

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