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Quiz: can you identify these fantasy books by their covers?

“Quiz: can you identify these fantasy books by their covers?” -from Marta Bausells for The Guardian Read more… “Step into a world of magic”

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Thoreau on Not Finding a Publisher And What Success Really Means

“I had them all sent to me here, and they have arrived today by express, filling the man’s wagon, …706 copies out of an edition of 1000…” -from Maria Popova quoting The Journal of Henry David Thoreau, for Brain Pickings Read more… “Thoreau on Not Finding a Publisher And What Success Really Means”

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Murakami’s Customizable Cover

“Each first edition copy of the book…comes with a pack of stickers that can be used by the readers to ‘design’ their own cover.” -from Leah Gonzalez for PSFK Read more… “Tsukuru translates to ‘to build’ or ‘to make’”

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How Tarted-up Book Covers Belittle Women’s Fiction

“The cover of The Flamethrowers, a hard-hitting novel by Rachel Kushner about a motorcycle-obsessed young woman’s sexual and artistic awakening, consciously avoided gendered cliches…” -from Carey Dunne for Fast Company Read more… “How Tarted-up Book Covers Belittle Women’s Fiction”

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The Bible’s a Mess, but a Designer is Fixing It

Santa Cruz book designer rearranges the Bible by approaching the text as literature and employing design-thinking and typesetting methods shown to make type more readable. “Read the news on your tablet, and then curl up with your clothbound, woodcut-illustrated copy of Walden.” -from Adam Greene quoted in an interview by Aaron Souppouris for The Verge Read more… “The […]

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Jack White Moves Into Publishing

“The musician, formerly of The White Stripes, is launching Third Man Books, a publishing imprint that will be ‘fearless, imaginative and eclectic’…”
-from Kelly Lawler for USA Today

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PPN 43rd Annual Book Show Registration

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People on the Move – Sam Rosenthal

After 21 years at UC Press, Sam Rosenthal will be retiring June 27th. Sam plans to “to mosey back to my hometown, Los Angeles, after a number of months of doing not much in particular, to continue doing not much in particular.”

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People on the Move – Pam Augspurger

Pam Augspurger retired from UC Press on May 3. After working at UC Press for 6 years, she and her husband are moving to the Trinity Mountains in northern California.

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Edwards Brothers Malloy Receives Paper Recycling Award from the American Forest & Paper Association

Company Operates Zero-landfill Facility through Employee Cooperation and Participation Ann Arbor, MI (May 8, 2013) – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) presented Edwards Brothers Malloy with its 2013 Business Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding paper recycling programs. The award was presented to John Edwards, President and CEO, and Bill Upton, Vice President of […]

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Cengage Learning wins two SIIA CODiE Awards

MindTap and myNGconnect Earn Prestigious Industry Recognition Stamford, CT, May 9, 2013 — Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company, today announced it has received two Software & Information Industry Associations (SIIA) Education CODiE Awards.MindTap was named Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution and myNGconnect was honored as the Best Science and Health Instructional Solution. The 28th […]

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PPN Student Scholarship Awards and Reception Registration

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