‘In the last year, we’ve really seen the importance of reliable digital products’ amid the constraints of the pandemic, says David Clark.
How Much Homer is Enough?
With so many translations of Homer’s The Iliad now available, the project of re-translating the work yet again seems redundant.
On the “Rediscovery” of Novelist John Williams
The Los Angeles Review of Books looks at the rediscovery of the novelist John Williams, whose book, Stoner, has become a surprise global bestseller.
Ulysses, War and Peace Turned into QR Barcodes
Wonder-Tonic.com has converted a dozen classic novels, from Moby Dick to Ulysses, into QR codes.
Oneworld, One Household: A Husband and Wife and a Life in Publishing
How do you negotiate a publishing career and a marriage when they are one in the same? Editorial by Juliet Mabey LONDON: In 1986, my husband, Novin Doostdar, and I founded a publishing house called Oneworld Publications, with a focus on bold, intelligent non-fiction across the humanities. Now, 25 years later, despite the recent downturn in the global economy and …
What are the New Digital Classics?
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story looks at a new study on digital publishing released by the Forum d’Avignon and Bain & Co. The end of the report cites the challenge of sifting through all the new digital content to decide what to preserve: “It is unclear how digitally born contents will be sifted, particularly in non-linear, hybrid and social …