The UK’s Wolfson History Prize gives its top honor this year to Halik Kochanski’s ‘Resistance,’ on the World War II underground.
‘New perspectives,’ organizers say, lie in the ‘enduring power of history writing’ as the Wolfson History Prize names a 2023 shortlist.
The Cambridge, Harvard, and Princeton university presses and Simon & Schuster published the 2024 PROSE Excellence Awards.
The International Publishers Association’s programming for London Book Fair centers on the SDG Publishers Compact.
The new program from Princeton’s press offers book-development guidance and mentoring, first to writers working in science and mathematics.
‘We are living through rather more history at the present time than most of us would ideally choose to do,’ says Wolfson jury chair David Cannadine in the digital prize announcement.
The Wolfson History Prize 2019 shortlist includes biographies of Wilde and Victoria, and studies in archeology, ornithology, seagoing wartime commerce, and ‘legacies of Nazi persecution.’
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.
When you ask leading university press personalities, the phrase you keep hearing about the ‘sheer joy’ of attending trade shows is?—’face-to-face.’
‘I love puzzling out words and constructions’ in translation, says Shelley Frisch, with references to her Stach-Kafka work.