Textbooks, George Orwell, and Karl Marx share spots on the Beijing campus’ 2016 report on favorite reads among students. And digital reading is up.
Some whimsical, some outlandish, more than 300 concepts arrived when Chronicle Books and Little Free Library opened a competition for designs.
The discovery and authentication of drawings close to 200 years old is behind MFA Boston’s publication of ‘new’ work by old Japan’s master Hokusai.
In international industry notes, a two-year deal with CEPIEC offers Ingenta publishers new access to China’s market and Springer’s Medicine Matters site launches for medical pros. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Accessing the Chinese Scholarly Market ontent management specialist Ingenta, based in the UK and USA, has announced an agreement with Beijing’s China Educational Publications Import & Export Corporation (CEPIEC). The …
In the UK: There’s a new call for creative proposals on online literature; and a Nigerian and UK publisher are among new Consortium clients.
Although one of its inspirations didn’t live to see it open, Yangon Book Plaza is intended to expand traditional ideas of bookselling in Myanmar.
At the Berlin Film Festival’s Soirée française du cinéma, authors are announced for participation in France’s Guest of Honor plans at Frankfurt Book Fair.
Twelve cities in East Africa will be visited in March by the Jalada Africa writers’ collective’s first multinational festival, a celebration of creativity.
As much a club as a library, St. Petersburg’s Book Capella offers high-priced memberships for ‘book apostles’ in a classic library setting.
Future Publish’s program at Leipzig Book Fair includes a tour, as literary fiction and free speech intersect at conferences in the US and UK.