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At Oxford University Press, Niko Pfund faces challenges from the marketplace of ideas and from colleagues keen to redefine publishing and publishers.
Topic: Trade Publishing
By Christopher Kenneally
Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail, and back in the book world news.
IPA President Karine Pansa urged Digital Book World publishing industry attendees to make more books more accessible to more people.
A special focus for Karine Pansa and IPA is to encourage members to increase accessibility in their works. Currently, just 10% of published content is accessible to print-disabled readers.
Median compensation for all respondents was $72,500 in 2021, up from $67,300 in 2020.
For December 16, the final podcast episode of the year, CCC highlights the biggest stories in the book world for 2022.
ALA and PEN say most “book challenges” in 2022 involve LGBTQ+ authors and themes, or issues of race and social justice.
The union action has received support from Harper authors and from the stage at the recent National Book Awards.
In the US election this month, books bans and public school teaching restrictions remained hot button issues, according to Andrew Albanese, Publishers Weekly senior writer.
For a close reading of Judge Florence Pan’s ruling to block Penguin Random House’s proposed acquisition of Simon & Schuster, CCC’s Chris Kenneally spoke with Michael Cader of Publishers Lunch.
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