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Publishing Jobs: HarperCollins, St. Martin’s

3 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, HarperCollins is hiring a senior manager of integrated marketing, while St. Martin’s Press needs a digital editor. Oxford University Press is seeking a publicist, and Quarto Publishing is on the hunt for an editorial director. Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: ABRAMS, Cleis Press

This week, ABRAMS is hiring a sales assistant, and Cleis Press needs a marketing associate. Trident Media Group is seeking a literary assistant, and Oxford University Press needs a digital strategist. Get the scoop on these openingsShow More Summary

Review of Bryce, Ancient Syria

BRYN MAYR CLASSICAL REVIEW: Trevor Bryce, Ancient Syria: A Three Thousand Year History. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. xiv, 379. ISBN 9780199646678. £25,00. Reviewed by Matteo Vigo, University of Copenhagen (jlg904@hum.ku.dk)...Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, St. Martin’s

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a development editor, while St. Martin’s Press needs a marketing manager. HarperCollins is seeking a social media manager, and Penguin Random House is on the hunt for a senior designer for Grosset & Dunlap. Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, BenBella

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a senior book jacket designer, while BenBella Books needs a publishing associate. Penguin Random House is seeking a marketing manager for Random House Children’s Books, and Cambridge University Press is on the hunt for an editorial assistant. Show More Summary

What Women Need

This book review is from the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.   What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women's Movement By Deborah L. Rhode 256 pp. Oxford University Press $29.95 I n 2012, the young singer Taylor Swift was asked if she was a feminist. Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: HarperCollins, Assouline

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, HarperCollins is hiring a publicity manager/senior publicity manager, while Assouline needs an associate editor. Oxford University Press is seeking an acquisitions editor, and Gallaudet University Press is on the hunt for a marketing and fulfillment coordinator. Show More Summary

British Publisher Denies Banning References To Pigs, Pork, Or Sausage

Prestigious Oxford University Press (OUP) has denied imposing a gag order on mentions of pigs or pig products in its children’s books so as to avoid offending Muslims and/or Jews. OUP is the largest university press in the world andShow More Summary

The Hindu Prize

At Scroll.in Mini Krishnan, editor of 'a programme of literary translations for Oxford University Press (India)', explains Why I publish translations of Indian literature -- suggesting that at least the situation has improved some over the past three or so decades.

Translation in ... India

At Scroll.in Mini Krishnan, editor of 'a programme of literary translations for Oxford University Press (India)', explains Why I publish translations of Indian literature -- suggesting that at least the situation has improved some over the past three or so decades.

Oxford University Press Bows to Radical Muslims, Bans Mention of Pork and Pigs in Books

In yet another example of the west fecklessly abandoning its own principles to placate murderous Muslim extremists, England’s Oxford University Press, one of the largest publishers of educational material in the world, has decided to...Show More Summary

Duke, Oxford University Press Liberals Surrender to Islam on Behalf of the West

Over the course of the centuries, many civilizations have been completely eradicated by expansionist Islam. Some of them put up a fight, but succumbed to the exceedingly brutal methods employed

The Big Bad Wolf and the No Little Pigs

British authors are huffing and puffing about guidelines from Oxford University Press that warn writers not to mention pigs or “or anything else which could be perceived as pork.” The rule is, apparently, intended to make sure that books for children will not offend potential readers in the Middle East. The Guardian reports that a […]

Margaret Atwood Protests Removal of Nature Words From Oxford Junior Dictionary - In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like broadband?

2 months agoHumor : Geekosystem

Since 2007, Oxford University Press has removed the names of at least 30 plants and animals from its Junior Dictionary in favor of modern words like "broadband" or "cut-and-paste"; and although these changes might reflect the inevitable...Show More Summary

British Publisher Bans Pigs and Pork Products From Kids’ Books …Too Offensive to Muslims

British publisher Oxford University Press is banning images or references to pigs from all of their childrens’ literature. It’s too offensive to Muslims. Dhimmitude is alive and well in Muslim England. (Notice how they threw the Jews under the bus … Continue reading ?

Oxford University Press Tells Authors Not to Mention Pigs or Sausage in Books to Avoid Offending Muslims and Jews

This is what happens when your fear of offending religious sensibilities goes too far:Top academic publisher the Oxford University press has issued guidance that authors should avoid using pork-related words....Today Programme presenter...Show More Summary

Removal Of Nature Words From Children's Dictionary Sparks Outrage

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Dozens of prominent writers, including Margaret Atwood and Michael Morpurgo, have expressed "profound alarm" in light of the Oxford University Press's decision to drop a number of words associated with nature and the countryside from its children's dictionary. Read more...

Translation in ... India

In the Times of India they report on Translations: A shortcut into different worlds profiling Mini Krishnan, publishing consultant and editor, translations, Oxford University Press. (OUP publishes quite a bit of Indian literature -- though it takes a bit of effort to get at it outside India.)

Gene Healy on the Worst Op-Eds of 2014

3 months agoNews : Reason

"Pick up a newspaper anywhere in the United States, and you will be addressed by insistent strangers known generically as columnists," Karl Meyer writes in the introduction o Oxford University Press's  Pundits, Poets, and Wits: an Omnibus...Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Rowman & Littlefield

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a digital team manager, while Houghton Mifflin Harcourt needs a senior designer. Rowman & Littlefield is seeking an associate marketing manager, and Rosen Publishing Group is on the hunt for a digital product marketing manager. Show More Summary

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