Moving past Christopher Goscha on Vietnam and Walter Scheidel’s explication of violence as an historical driver, the Cundill History Prize goes to Daniel Beer in the UK.
The three finalists named for the Cundill History Prize focus on ‘big issues’ all of which have relevance to challenges dogging many societies today.
The Montreal-based Cundill History Prize longlist includes historians’ looks at Islamic culture, US evangelical faith, the Attica Prison uprising, and more.
‘We need the perspective of fine historical writing more than ever,’ says Rana Mitter, a juror for the 10th-anniversary Cundill History Prize.
For generations, the story of the Greek Jews during the Holocaust was never told, but more recently willing publishers have tackled this important task.
Liu Ruilin discusses her innovative Beijing-based publishing house Imaginist Press and shares her views on design, culture and China’s publishing future.
Ewan Morrison explains how the ‘seven big ideas in the world’ dominate culture and can help you prepare for the next book publishing trends.
In the place where gladiators once fought, the city of Rome is hosting a summer exhibition of the public and private libraries of the Ancient World.
The Islamic Book Exhibition serves as a forum for dialogue on some of the hottest topics affecting the Middle East and Islam, all through the medium of books.
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story Eoin Purcell discusses launching “The Irish Story” — an online community focused on Irish History — and its first publication, John Dorney’s The Story of the Easter Rising 1916. One of the things Purcell is doing is competing with the large, established publishers — such as Penguin Ireland and Oxford University Press — who …