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Canongate acquires Meek's '21st-century Anna Karenina'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Canongate editorial director Francis Bickmore has acquired a new novel by James Meek, author of...

21st-century publishing builds on a healthy radical tradition

Guardian – 2011-12-18

Far from killing off the book, the digital age is proving a boon to innovative publishers and authors, many of whom are using new technology to breathe life back into old ideas. Here, we survey four...

AUDIO: 'Woman's Weekly hasn't changed in a century'

BBC News – 2011-11-04

One hundred years since it was founded, Woman's Weekly now sells 340,000 copies a week, compared to two million back in the fifties. So how has the magazine survived and what impact has it had over...

British Library launches 19th Century iPad app

The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 14:05 The British Library has launched an iPad app allowing subscribers to browse 45,000 books from its 19th century historical...

British Library aims to buy 7th century St. Cuthbert Gospel

CBC – 2011-07-21

The British Library is more than halfway towards its goal of raising £9 million ($14 million Cdn) to buy the St. Cuthbert Gospel, a rare book dating from the 7th century.

Century to publish Skinner's Times columns

The Bookseller – 2011-06-17

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 10:52 Century has acquired world rights to a book by comedian Frank Skinner, set to feature columns selected from those he has...

Selina Walker moves to Century and Arrow

The Bookseller – 2011-06-16

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:03 Cornerstone has appointed Selina Walker, currently publishing director of Transworld's crime and thriller list, to the role...

Will the 'First Printing' Become a 20th-Century Relic?

Publishers Weekly – 2011-06-13

For decades, the "first printing" has been a number publishers have slapped on the covers of their advance reading copies, put in bold on the pages of their catalogues, and touted to reporters. The...

More Jewell for Century

The Bookseller – 2011-03-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 07/03/2011 - 15:04 Century has signed a new three-book deal with novelist Lisa Jewell, as the imprint plans a new cover treatment for the...

21st Century Book Promotion

Media Bistro – 2011-02-14

As Amazon fights sales tax battles around the country, one book publisher has taken distribution into its own hands. In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), we interviewed Colin...

Mark Twain's Autobiography Set for Unveiling, a Century After His Death

PBS – 2010-07-07

Mark Twain's autobiography is set to be published for the first time, 100 years after the famous author and humorist's death. Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on the effort to edit and publish...

BL publishes book about 20th century British publishing

vnunet.com – 2010-03-22

IWR News Desk, Information World Review , Monday 22 March 2010 at 16:40:00 The British Library has published a book that examines the lively history of British publishing over the Twentieth Century...

Apple Unveils the new iPad – the 21st Century Mac, iBook Reader, and Portable Playground

Publishers Newswire – 2010-01-28

COLUMN: Well, it’s finally here. I can stop holding my breath, crossing my toes, and praying to the mighty Mr. Jobs that we’ve finally have something like an iPod, only, er, bigger. It’s here,...

Century acquires Hockney biography

The Book Seller – 2009-03-16

Random House UK imprint Century has acquired...

Century Publishing trims staff by 50

Coeur d'Alene Press – 2009-02-06

POST FALLS -- Century Publishing, a longtime large employer in the area, cut 50 jobs this week due to falling real estate advertising.

14th-century royal cookbook to go online

Guardian – 2008-09-22

Collection of recipes compiled by King Richard II's cooks among several works being digitised for viewing on internet

After a Century, a Literary Reputation Finally Blooms

New York Times – 2008-09-13

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis died 100 years ago this month and has since gone from being a fringe figure in the English-speaking world to a literary favorite hailed as an unjustly-neglected...

Century buys Eric Bristow memoir

The Bookseller – 2008-09-01

Century editor Tim Andrews has bought the...

With Connect, Getty Images Leaps Into The 21st Century

Fast Company – 2012-02-21

Getty Images is getting with the 21st century today.With its new Connect system, Getty is making it easier for web publishers and certain platforms like blogging tools to embed Getty's image products...

"Brutally honest" Bacon title for Century

The Bookseller – 2012-02-22

Century has acquired a first book by radio and TV presenter Richard Bacon, to be a collection of...

E-book deal's the steal of the century; 4000 pirated books

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2012-02-29

An Australian group-buying site owned by Microsoft and Nine sold e-book readers bundled with a treasure trove of thousands of pirated books including the full Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings...

Book World: ‘Stranger’s Child’ by Hollinghurst is an absorbing century

The Washington Post – 2011-10-06

Alan Hollinghurst’s “The Stranger’s Child” could hardly be better, and it’s a mystery to me — and to many others — why it didn’t make this year’s recent shortlist for the Man Booker...

French government to digitize out-of-print 20th century works, plans ebook initiative

Engadget – 2012-03-06

It's a case of having one's cake and eating it, too. Or, in this instance, digitizing the works of others and reselling them online for a 40 percent cut. According to Le Temps, a controversial new...

More Inbetweeners for Century

The Bookseller – 2012-03-12

Century has acquired a second title from E4 comedy series "The Inbetweeners", with...

The Wedding Gift for Century and Arrow

The Bookseller – 2012-03-15

Century and Arrow have acquired a debut novel set in the antebellum American South, with...

Book review: 'Thinking the Twentieth Century' by Tony Judt and Timothy Snyder

Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-18

Controversial political and social issues are examined with an intellectual passion.Thinking the Twentieth Century

The Missing 20th Century: How Copyright Protection Makes Books Vanish

The Atlantic – 2012-03-30

Because of the strange distortions of copyright protection, there are twice as many newly published books available on Amazon from 1850 as there are from 1950

Century wins latest self-publishing sensation

The Bookseller – 2012-05-14

Century has won a "hotly contested" five-way auction for a self-published title, Wool,...

Not Just for Kids: 'Gilt's' 16th century dangerous liaisons

Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-20

Katherine Longshore tells the fictionalized story of Henry VIII's fifth wife, Catherine Howard, from the perspective of a friend.Gilt

Century snaps up two from South African author

The Bookseller – 2012-05-21

Century has pre-empted two books by South African author Charlie Human, likening his writing to...

Stolen 12th century codex recovered in Spain

CBC – 2012-07-05

Spanish police have recovered a stolen 12th century religious manuscript considered the first guide to the 800-km Camino de Santiago (or Way of St. James) pilgrimage.

Century snaps up C C Humphreys

The Bookseller – 2012-07-25

Century and Arrow has acquired two historical novels by C C Humphreys, both set in London during...

Century/Arrow in Clover with two novels

The Bookseller – 2012-08-01

Century and Arrow has acquired two novels by Andrew Clover, the former Sunday Times columnist....

Century buys White memoir

The Bookseller – 2012-08-03

Century has acquired a memoir by Carole White, co-founder of Premier Model Management, which has...

Century signs up gangland memoir

The Bookseller – 2012-08-06

Century has won a four-way auction in the memoir of one of Britain's most notorious gangland...

Macmillan and 21st Century in Chinese joint venture

The Bookseller – 2012-08-20

Macmillan Publishers and 21st Century Publishing House Co. have launched the Macmillan Century...

Why a 17th-Century Text Is the Perfect Starting Point for Reinventing the Book

The Atlantic – 2012-09-29

Shakespeare's The Tempest is meant to be read out loud, discussed, and lives in the public domain.

Biography of 17th century physician scoops UK award

Yahoo! News – 2012-11-08

LONDON (Reuters) - "Circulation", a biography of the 17th century English physician William Harvey who accurately described how blood circulates through the human body, has won the Wellcome Trust...

Foyles and The Bookseller Unite to Crowdsource a ‘21st Century’ Bookstore

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-12-04

British bookshop Foyles and The Bookseller have partnered to help crowdsource ideas for making Foyles's new flagship store fit for the 21st Century.

A controversial new German novel imagines Hitler in the 21st century

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-02-07

'Er Ist Wieder Da,' or 'He's Back,' a novel by Timur Vermes that features Hitler as a contemporary protagonist, has galvanized Germans on the 80th anniversary of der Führer's rise to power.

Top 10 magazine covers of the century

Guardian – 2013-02-26

See the front pages shortlisted by industry body the PPA as it celebrates its centenary with a search for the best cover of the past 100 years

Century and Arrow sign more from Lewis

The Bookseller – 2013-03-01

Century and Arrow have signed a new multi-book contract with No Child of Mine author Susan Lewis...

Century acquires Five Days Left at auction

The Bookseller – 2013-03-25

Random House has acquired a debut novel called Five Days Left by Julie Lawson at auction. 


W&N signs alternative history of 20th century

The Bookseller – 2013-04-11

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired at auction a new non-fiction book offering an alternative...

New Statesman strides into its next century in both print and digital

Guardian – 2013-04-14

While our website can be fast, funny and irreverent, our magazine can be reflective, considered and deliberativeWhat's the point of a political and cultural magazine in the digital age? When the New...

College bookstore that was a San Jose institution closing after a half-century

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-04-19

Roberts, whose textbooks were a staple of life for San Jose State University students, is going out of business after 54 years. The family-run shop sold densely footnoted texts, such as 'Thinking...

Century buys Washington DC-set crime novel

The Bookseller – 2013-05-17

Century has acquired a crime novel set in 1990s Washington DC by US author Neely Tucker. Jack...

Spy vs. Spy: 16th-Century Style

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-06-29

Thanks to human nature, the essence of espionage hasn't changed much in 500 years. Historian Stephen Budiansky compares spying in the 16th-century with modern-day tactics. 

How Mid-Century Nuclear Testing Is Helping Scientists Track Ivory Poachers

Fast Company – 2013-07-03

As the world keeps trying to crack down on illegal ivory trafficking, scientists have found a way to use evidence left behind during an age of nuclear tests to figure out which bits of ivory are...

Hot E-Book 'Cyberstorm' acquired by 20th Century Fox, Peter Chernin

Yahoo! News – 2013-07-12

By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - 20th Century Fox has acquired rights to Matthew Mather's e-book "Cyberstorm," which will be produced by Chernin Entertainment. Story follows an average New...

The Hole in Our Collective Memory: How Copyright Made Mid-Century Books Vanish

The Atlantic – 2013-07-30

A book published during the presidency of Chester A. Arthur has a greater chance of being in print today than one published during the time of Reagan.    

Century buys book on digital dating

The Bookseller – 2013-08-02

Century's Julia Twaites has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to He...

Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit

Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-07

Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue.    

21st Century Fox loss shrinks after company split

Boston.com – 2013-08-07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Entertainment media company 21st Century Fox shrank its fiscal fourth-quarter loss after the owner of Fox News Channel and FX shed the publishing division that caused a big...

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports rise in revenue

Guardian – 2013-08-07

News Corp's newly spun-off cable, movie and pay-TV division boosted by growth at Fox News and regional sports networksRupert Murdoch's newly separated 21st Century Fox has reported higher revenue and...

21st Century Fox pays $70m for 5% stake in Vice

Media Week – 2013-08-19

21st Century Fox has bought a 5 per cent stake in Vice Media, the digital media company that evolved from Vice magazine, in a deal which values it at $1.4 billion (£895 million).

Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers

Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-06

Gris Grimly punks up the 'Frankenstein' crew in his illustrated book, while Alison Croggon modernizes 'Wuthering Heights' in her YA novel 'Black Spring.'Those thoroughly satiated with beach days and...

Steve Paikin’s new book examines a half century of Ontario’s leaders, available September 28

CNW – 2013-09-17

Paikin and the Premiers: Personal Reflections on a Half-Century of Ontario Leaders  By Steve Paikin Not Yet Available  Publication Date: September 28, 2013 TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW/ -...

Century signs four from Flynn

The Bookseller – 2013-09-18

Century and Arrow have signed a four-book deal with bestselling saga author Katie Flynn. Editor...

Here Are The 12 Cities That Will Shake Up The Art World In The 21st Century

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-19

Cities like New York and Paris have long captured the art world's attention, wooing artists, collectors, critics and curators who have hurried to call the hubs home. Other storied art havens include...

Kate Manning channels a 19th century abortionist in 'My Notorious Life'

Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-20

The life of an 1800s New York abortionist inspires a tale about gender and economic inequities. Author Kate Manning discusses her work and her invented heroine, Axie Muldoon.Over the phone, Kate...

A Dutch Bookshop Goes Goth, In A 15th–Century Cathedral

Fast Company – 2013-09-21

"Not much is really sacred," Bob Dylan raspily mourned, citing "flesh–colored Christs that glow in the dark" and other choice bits of consumerism as evidence. And now, the Waanders In de...

Elizabeth Gilbert visits the 19th century in 'The Signature of All Things'

Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-26

'Eat, Pray, Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert plunges into historical fiction with a creative passion in the novel 'The Signature of All Things.'With a charming, flawed heroine straight out of Jane...

New York Public Library Releases List Of 100 Great Children's Books From The Past Century

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-03

NEW YORK -- Beloved authors Judy Blume and Eric Carle helped the New York Public Library celebrate children's literature Monday as the library released a list of 100 great books from the last 100...

Alexander McCall Smith brings Jane Austen into the 21st century

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-08

Writers including Alexander McCall Smith and Curtis Sittenfeld will bring some of Austen's most famous stories into contemporary times.

“The Goldfinch”: Donna Tartt’s 21st-century Dickens

Salon.com – 2013-10-14

Donna Tartt's masterful, enveloping feat of storytelling about an orphan who steals a celebrated artwork

11 Lessons That 'Jane Eyre' Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-16

Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" was published on this day in 1847. While I'm a very big fan of most Victorian literature, "Jane Eyre" made an impression on me that other novels formerly hadn't....

OUP to publish five-century history

The Bookseller – 2013-10-22

Oxford University Press is publishing a new series detailing the history of the press, spanning...

Why 20th Century Fox Blanked Out Two Pages of The New York Times

Advertising Age – 2013-10-23

In the main section of today's print edition of The New York Times, readers will notice a whole lot of nothing on pages 9 and 10. The two virtually blank, back-to-back pages are actually an ad for...

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports dip in profits

Guardian – 2013-11-06

Film and TV company that split from News Corp in June says launch of Fox Sports 1 and FXX in US dented bottom lineEntertainment giant 21st Century Fox has said that investments in new channels,...

Doctor Who gets early birthday present as Daleks scoop mag cover of century | Media Monkey

The Guardian – 2013-11-22

Radio Times's 2005 front page Vote Dalek! was named magazine cover of the century at Thursday night's centenary bash for UK industry trade body the PPA at London's Park Lane hotel. No, not the 21st...

Remembering Peter Kaplan, a 20th Century Editor

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-11-30

Peter Kaplan, 59, an editor who defined an era of New York City publishing, died Friday night. The cause was cancer, his brother told The New York Times.    

Dictionary completed after a century in preparation

The Guardian – 2013-12-09

The Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources publishes 17th volume, finishing project begun in 1913A monumental dictionary of medieval British Latin has been completed after a century of...

NorCal-based magazine Heckler reboots for 21st century skate and snowboarders

SacBee – 2013-12-10

Just like the rockers who’ve regrouped to capture their glory days, the recent resurrection of Heckler magazine sounds something like this: Dudes, we’re getting the mag back...

What A Hot Mobile Device from the 16th Century Tells Us About 2014

The Atlantic – 2013-12-30

A girdle book (British Library). This miniature book was meant to be worn like a holstered…    

A Visit to BiblioTech: The 21st Century All-Digital Library

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-01-22

Ed Nawotka visits BiblioTech, the new all-ebook library in San Antonio, Texas, which is opening new opportunities for the low-literacy community.

How I Brought My Thriller from the ’70s into The 21st Century

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-17

Bestseller Warren Adler discusses the challenges of converting his 1977 thriller "Trans-Siberian Express" into digital and enhancing it Apple's iBooks.

The Borribles, once infamous children's books, reissued for 21st-century readers

The Guardian – 2014-02-19

Considered too inflammatory to publish in the wake of 1980s UK riots, these tales of anarchic runaways are to be re-released as ebooksMichael de Larrabeiti's classic stories of anarchic, pointy-eared...

Rocket Cats: 16th Century War Manual Shows Felines Used As Weapons

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-06

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — You're a 16th century German prince plotting to crush a peasant rebellion, or perhaps you're leading an army against the Ottoman Empire or looking to settle the score with a...

Mike Huckabee’s worst nightmare: Meet the radical sisters who revolutionized 19th century America

Salon.com – 2014-03-09

Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity wouldn't have known what to do with Victoria Woodhull and Tenny Claflin!

Mid-century matchbooks: The original mobile ad platform

Digiday – 2014-03-13

Recently, I bought a collection of vintage matchbooks at an estate sale. After arranging a few on my desktop, I realized that a marketing tactic, every bit as ubiquitous as what we now call mobile ad...

Century signs new Russell Brand

The Bookseller – 2014-03-14

Russell Brand is writing a new book which will tackle his views on ecology, rioting and “...

Why Are So Few Books From the 20th Century Available as Ebooks?

The Atlantic – 2014-03-19

... while the vast majority of songs are on iTunes and YouTube?    

Can 22nd Century Media Succeed in Hyper-Local With a Print-First Mantra?

Editor & Publisher – 2014-03-25

Hyper-local publishing chains have tried and failed so many times that it’s hard to keep track of them all. The biggest flame-out of late was Patch, bought out by AOL and expanded until it...

19th Century 'Pocket Encyclopedia' For Women Is As Wonderfully Strange As It Sounds

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-01

"It's a wonderful combination of Martha Stewart, WebMD and Allure magazine... for the court of Charles X." That's how Christine Von Der Linn, a senior specialist in Swann Galleries' Book Department,...

Welcome to the Piketty revolution: “Capital in the 21st Century” is a game-changer (even if you never read it)

Salon.com – 2014-04-27

"Capital in the 21st Century" is an unexpected bestseller that could actually change the world

Century Books founders Judith and Steve Marosvolgyi on the same page

Los Angeles Times – 2014-05-18

The gig: Judith and Steve Marosvolgyi are the founders of Century Books, a used bookstore on Green Street in Pasadena. Judith and Steve were voracious readers while growing up in their native...

BEA 2014: Ann Hood: A Family Century

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-30

Ann Hood’s bibliography is full of families both fictional and real. Family tragedy was the source of two memoirs, Do Not Go Gentle (2000) and Comfort (2008), and have informed her novels,...

Gillian Flynn to rewrite Hamlet for the 21st century

The Guardian – 2014-05-28

Gone Girl author joins the likes of Margaret Atwood and Anne Tyler in series that rethinks Shakespeare's stories 'for contemporary readers'Gillian Flynn, whose thriller Gone Girl explored a dark and...

Media analyst makes case for 21st Century Fox-Time Warner deal

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-06

Could archenemies Fox News and CNN one day be brothers?

How Time-Life and Mad Men Invented the American Century

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-16

Drawing by Eliane Gerrits I have come from far away, but now I'm finally on the Olympus of American journalism: the famous, high-modernist Time-Life building in midtown Manhattan. Here the magazines...

A quarter century of the Baffler

The Washington Post – 2014-07-21

The Baffler, a journal of iconoclastic wit and cultural analysis, relaunched its Web site today with full access to its archives from 1988 to the present. “That’s 25 issues of maximum...

Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly $400,000

Chicago Tribune – 2014-08-01

DALLAS (Reuters) - The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for...

African Elephants Could Disappear In the Next Century

The Atlantic Wire – 2014-08-20

African elephant herds have faced poaching for decades, but a new wave of poaching has placed them on the edge of extinction, according to a study published Tuesday.

This Is What People Ate In The 18th Century. Be Happy You're Alive Today Instead.

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-04

Imagine: After a trying day of being genteel, you collapse in an oaken chair at your English countryside home sometime in the 1700s for a nice, warm snack -- fish custard! Yum! According to Alyssa...

Margaret Atwood's new work will remain unseen for a century

The Guardian – 2014-09-05

Novelist says it is 'delicious' to be first contributor to the Future Library, which will compile 100 texts for publication in 2114Depending on perspective, it is an author's dream or nightmare:...

Century signs Easter Rising history

The Bookseller – 2014-09-05

Century is to publish a book by former IRA member turned informant Sean O’Callaghan,...

House of Cool helps Reel FX and 20th Century Fox Animation turn pages of "The Book Of Life"

CNW – 2014-10-22

Canadian company's unique storytelling expertise helps bring film to the big screen TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - House of Cool Inc. is ready to celebrate the successful release of 20th Century...

Curtis Brown: Love, Passion and a Century of Selling Rights

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-11-03

As Curtis Brown Ltd. celebrates its centenary anniversary, the firm’s CEO reflects on rights sales and the changing role of literary agents and authors today. The post Curtis Brown: Love, Passion...

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