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Penguin Random House Announces New Library Marketing Initiatives

By Nicole Lamberson

Penguin Random House is working to strengthen its efforts with libraries in a series of moves this month aimed at increasing its already dominant presence. 300 more words


Sharjah to host international book fair next month

નવેમ્બરમાં શારજાહમાં આયોજિત આંતરરાષ્ટ્રીય પુસ્તક મેળામાં ૬૪ દેશોથી લગભગ ૧,૫૦૨ પબ્લિશિંગ હાઉસ ભાગીદારી કરશે. પુસ્તક મેળામાં ૧૫ લાખ પુસ્તકો પ્રદર્શિત કરવામાં આવશે. ૩૪માં શારજાહ આંતરરાષ્ટ્રીય પુસ્તક મેળામાં મેનેજમેન્ટ નિષ્ણાત ગુરુચરણ દાસ, લેખક અને વિવેચકના સચ્ચીદાનંદ, અભિનેતા મોહનલાલ, ગીતકાર અને નવલકથાકાર વાઈરામુત્થું અને લેખક અને સામાજિક કાર્યકર્તા સુધા મૂર્તિ હાજરી આપશે. http://www.vishvagujarat.com/sharjah-to-host-international-book-fair-next-month/

A New Publishing House: Catapult

The Wall Street Journal announced on Thursday that Elizabeth R. Koch is the founder and CEO of the new independent publishing company Catapult.

Who is She? 282 more words

Publishing Houses

"We Can All Be Heroes"

By Natasha E. Coker

Beginning September 15th, Penguin Young Readers Group (a division of Penguin Random House) is uniting with the second largest U.S. bookstore chain, Books-A-Million, to form a national charity campaign to benefit underprivileged community youth. 128 more words


Coffee House Press keeps its cool

by: Heather Hickox

“Literature is not the same as publishing.”

This motto, created years ago within Coffee House Press, developed out of the fear sweeping the publishing industry surrounding the surging popularity of e-books. 428 more words


The Loft Literary Center Turns 40: Why Publishing Companies Should Consider Their Relationships With Authors

Written by Rebecca Nichloson

According to Publishers Weekly, The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, celebrated it’s 40th Anniversary this past August as it welcomed Britt Udesen, its new executive director.  491 more words


The Power Politics


Antonio Gramsci, an Italian philosopher and theoretician, coined the popular term “hegemony”. Hegemony simply means the dominance/ governance of one social group over the others. This literary term can been used and perceived in many different ways. 449 more words