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Look what's coming out soon,

Yet an other academic book I can’t afford, A Companion To Astrology In The Renaissance. Oh I’m sure I can grab a free file of it from someone sooner or later, but the price really does carve in to rent and food money, and not just mine. 8 more words

Preservation, conservation, and the experience of reading

Dr. Kevin Whetter teaches and researches medieval literature at Acadia University, Canada, and is the President of the North American Branch of the International Arthurian Society. 852 more words

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Format, Flexibility, and Speed: Palgrave Pivot

Guest post by Jen McCall  Global Head of Humanities, Scholarly Division and Publisher, Theatre & Performance at Palgrave Macmillan. Jen discusses Palgrave Macmillan’s short-form monograph, the Pivot  1,378 more words

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Reza Aslan on "Zealot"

Reza Aslan answers questions about “Zealot” at Politics & Prose Bookstore in 2013

Lectures And Speeches

Italy in Berlin: The Fiesole Collection Development Retreat 2015

Project Team Member Nick Canty visited Berlin last month for the annual meeting of the Fiesole Collection Development Retreat Series. In this post he reports on the Retreat, and some of the emerging themes, issues, and developments with relevance to the academic book and its contexts. 988 more words

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The Bookshops of New York Fight Back!

Project Team member Marilyn Deegan has been in New York recently speaking about The Academic Book of the Future Project. In this post she writes about the bookshops she saw there, the ways in which they hybridised the physical and digital, and the implications this might have for the ways that we think about academic books. 1,044 more words

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