Friday, December 08, 2017

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Carnegie and Kate Greenaway
A change in culture must take place in the way the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards are administered "with no more buck passing", a report has found.
The Paris Review
Lorin Stein, the editor of the influential literary magazine, the Paris Review, has resigned following an internal investigation into his behaviour towards female employees and writers.
The Blackwell's bookshop at the University of Portsmouth may be forced to close if it is unable to come to an agreement about new premises.
Penguin Random House is to partner with Lightstorm Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products on a worldwide publishing deal for "Avatar" and its four upcoming film sequels. 
Caroline Brazier
The British Library’s "truly exceptional" chief librarian, Caroline Brazier, will be stepping down from her role next year after deciding to take early retirement.
Robert Hastings
Robert Hastings, publisher at independent Black Spring Press, has died aged 52 following an illness.


Conran Octopus has acquired a new series of books from British Vogue exploring the key pieces in a "stylish woman’s wardrobe".
Michelle Elman
Head of Zeus’ new lifestyle imprint Anima has snapped up the rights to body-positive activist and Instagram star Michelle Elman’s "incredible" debut memoir.
Elke Desanghere
Avon has appointed Penguin Random House digital marketing officer Elke Desanghere as its new digital marketing manager.
12 rules
Penguin Press is to rush-release YouTube psychologist Jordan Peterson's book out in January.

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