Some 426 years after his death at age 11, Shakespeare’s son Hamnet and his twin sister have memorials at Holy Trinity Church.
A highly navigable explication of the works of Shakespeare is launched on Cambridge University Press’ Cambridge Core platform.
In decluttering his library, Richard Charkin is reminded of unexpected returns in publishing.
‘My personal highlight will be meeting the amazing Judith Kerr,’ Jacks Thomas tell us in a pre-London Book Fair chat. She’s readying, again, ‘a global platform’ for the books industry.
As marketers jockey for position in the 400th year of Shakespeare’s death, the modern-relevance lights burn bright. We look at several releases this month.
Dennis Abrams discusses how intimidation of the Bard turned into his Shakespeare obsession and a lifelong love of writing and words.
A new series of ‘translations’ of Shakespeare’s plays will change the language to contemporary, colloquial English — losing something essential to the text.
Research reveals that the 1622 catalogue for the Frankfurt Book Fair included the announcement of the publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio.
Penguin Random House’s new OMG Shakespeare series “takes the Bard’s original prose and replaces it with slang, text speak, and emoticons.” OMG, indeed.
Dennis Abrams is using Pentian to crowdfund the publication of his new YA series on Shakespeare, based on his Publishing Perspectives reading group