Archive for April, 2012

April 27, 2012

Order Of The Month Clubs

Bookcase Designers Remain Optimistic

April 27, 2012

Bookcase makers remain optimistic
Nanaimo Daily News
26 Apr 2012

How can a piece of furniture that is simple, functional and practical be simply overlooked? Bookcases don’t get much respect — until one realizes how difficult it is to live without them. With the rush to embrace digital storage in one form or…read more…

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April 27, 2012

Top Trends Driving Academic Publishing

April 27, 2012

‘The hunger for education is enormous in India’

The Times of India (New Delhi edition)
27 Apr 2012

Academic publisher Oxford University Press (OUP) has completed 100 years in India. chief executive of the 450-year-old publisher, spoke with major forces reshaping publishing, Chinese academics versus Indians – and how OUP responded to the Ramanujan…read more…

April 27, 2012

April 27, 2012

Building a Home, One Book at a Time
The Wall Street Journal Asia
27 Apr 2012

Jane Friedman’s latest venture is dependent on rise of the ebook and the digital age of publishing. But the Manhattan apartment of the veteran executive still revolves around the old-fashioned book. Recently, Ms. Friedman, 66 years old, sat in her…read more…

Early Ecologist wrote “Ecotopia”

April 26, 2012

Early ecologist wrote ‘Ecotopia’
By Elaine Woo
Chicago Tribune
26 Apr 2012

LOS ANGELES — Ernest “Chick” Callenbach, a film scholar and environmentalist who created a cult favorite in “Ecotopia,” a 1975 novel that predicted with uncanny accuracy a world where recycling is commonplace, food is locally grown and energy comes…read more…

April 25, 2012

The gift that led Dickens to give up his treasured copy of David Copperfield
The Independent
25 Apr 2012

The superstitious nature of Britain’s greatest writer has come to light thanks to the sale of an inscribed first edition of Charles Dickens’ favourite novel with its own intriguing backstory. The auction of the author’s personal copy of David…read more…

Robin de Crespigny, author of The People Smuggler, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

April 25, 2012

Robin de Crespigny, author of The People Smuggler, answers Ten Terrifying Questions.

April 24, 2012

100,000 reasons why we’re the No1 media force in Northern Ireland …

Belfast Telegraph
23 Apr 2012

THE Belfast Telegraph is now firmly the dominant media force in Northern Ireland. And it`s breaking all recent records. Preliminary figures compiled by the Publishing Department show that last Friday we sold out a massive print run of more than…read more…