Mar 14, 2013 @ 12:47:00 am
Barbara Kingsolver, one of the finalists for the Women's Prize for Fiction
The longlist for the Women’s Fiction Prize (formerly the Orange Fiction Prize) was released this week, and Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Sheila Heti, and Barbara Kingsolver are contenders for the $45,000 prize. The winner will be announced in June.
Given how many enemies Amazon has, why does it now have the best reputation of any U.S. company?
News Corp says that it’s going to pump $2.6 billion into its new publishing arm, which includes more than 170 newspapers, such as the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post, so that it is debt-free when it separates from the company's more lucrative cable networks this summer.
A senior acquisitions editor at the University of Minnesota Press explains the competing interests of a university press—such as profits, scholarly merit and intellectual interest—and how they
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