The once-powerful Nauka Publishers, established in the modern era as the Soviets’ multi-city publisher of scientific books and journals, has been advised to produce ‘detective fiction and other trashy publications.’
The first-announced institutional contract for the Cengage Unlimited subscription model for its digitally delivered college curriculum course materials has been signed for the 2018-2019 school year by New Mexico’s University of the Southwest.
Jessica Sänger of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association goes over the European Parliament’s action last week that put the Single Digital Market’s copyright directive into reconsideration.
Princeton University Press announces its PUP Audio division with four frontlist titles for the fall. And Penguin Random House Ireland partners with the charity Fighting Words on a student anthology.
Taking on the critics who say that TV and film are eroding publishing, the Publishers Association’s report asserts that the best—and top-earning—productions ‘begin with a book.’
Serial Box launches today its new ‘Micro Mondays’ notification-sized short stories on the app, which is available to iOS users.
Following a report that author income in the UK is declining, the Society of Authors and ALCS wrote an open letter to the UK Publishers Association.
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction’s 50th anniversary ‘Golden Man Booker’ best-of-the-best novel has been named as The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje.
Ullstein describes itself as Germany’s most successful hardcover publisher. And while many houses are commercializing, Ullstein wants to be more literary.
The Duchess of Cornwall has welcomed winners of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction along with jurors and others to a Buckingham Palace reception as the ‘Golden Man Booker’ weekend programming begins at Southbank Centre.