The 100 books being voted on by the public in PBS’ summer reading encouragement program, ‘The Great American Read,’ now are highlighted in a ‘book of books.’ And Unicorn’s latest art essay release runs on the mid-century American auto obsession.
In subscriptions, Amazon’s Prime program announces a “Book Box” invitational offer in the United States, as the UK’s Unicorn art-book publisher names New Mexico’s Fatima Ronquillo to its retrospective club.
Open Road announces its acquisition of US ebook rights to iconic British journalist-novelist Graham Greene, as the UK’s Unicorn names artist Ali Cavanaugh for a 2019 retrospective.
UK-based Unicorn announces a new retrospective on American artist Brian Kershisnik; and US-based Open Road Media announces banner revenues in 2017 driven by its new ‘Ignition’ marketing offer.
Cambridge University Press swiftly restores censored ‘China Quarterly’ articles. The UK’s Unicorn announces a new series in Chinese contemporary art books.
London-based Unicorn announces a US photographic monograph. And the IPR License rights platform adds Switzerland’s Peter Lang and the UK’s ICE Publishing.
One of the UK’s most prominent museum publishers gets new distribution; and one of the USA’ first publishing platforms gets a link-up with London.
Provocateur John Reed reflects on the decade in publishing based on his experience publishing his 9/11 Orwell satire Snowball’s Chance in 2002 and again in 2012.
This tranche of honors administered by the society is cast this year as having to do with literature challenging inequality and includes several programs with age restrictions on eligible writers.
With 162 nominations, the library-based CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway programs are operating on diversity guidance from a survey of past selections.
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