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.
With 162 nominations, the library-based CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway programs are operating on diversity guidance from a survey of past selections.
The British Book Awards organizers report having ‘an incredibly strong list of more than 50 submissions’ for its new small-press category.
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