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Publishing Jobs: Penguin Random House, Chronicle

4 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Penguin Random House is hiring a senior publicist, as well as a digital manager. Meanwhile, Chronicle Books is seeking a marketing manager of children’s publishing, and Oxford University Press is on the hunt for a senior designer. Show More Summary

Divertimento

6 days agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

There is an "i" in the middle of the word "hurricane." At the Oxford University Press blog, Phil Mackowiak reviews the evidence for the cause of Beethoven's deafness (and for his multiple other medical problems). A man who loved hisShow More Summary

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 04/21

Terry Alford, Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth (Oxford University Press, 2015). Lisa T. Frank, The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers…

guest blogger Caroline W. Lee returns to discuss DIY Democracy

Good news – emerita orgtheory guest blogger Caroline W. Lee is returning! She has a new book out on deliberative democracy: Do-it-Yourself Democracy: The Rise of the Public Engagement Industry (Oxford University Press, 2015). For those of you have participated in deliberative democracy, here’s your chance to analyze what’s behind the scenes. In the meantime, […]

Children's literature in translation

Daniel Hahn just published the second edition of the Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (see the Oxford University Press publicity page or get your copy at Amazon.co.uk, or pre-order it at Amazon.com) but now reports at PEN Atlas...Show More Summary

‘Living in the Crosshairs’ Puts Human Face on Grim Clinic Violence Statistics

In addition to bringing to light stories of harassment, Crosshairs also calls for reforms in the legal system, making it an absolute must-read for anyone in media and reproductive rights advocacy. Image: Oxford University Press The post ‘Living in the Crosshairs’ Puts Human Face on Grim Clinic Violence Statistics appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Word rage, discreet firearm edition

Oxford University Press has published the fourth edition of Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage. The name "Fowler" has been retained as a source of prestige, but this is really the work of editor Jeremy Butterfield (as the third edition was the work of Robert Burchfield). Butterfield has already been getting some press attention for […]

Oxford To Publish The Age Of Em

Eighteen months ago I asked here for readers to criticize my Em Econ book draft, then 62K words. (137 of you sent comments – thanks!) Today I announce that Oxford University Press will publish its descendant (now 212K words) in Spring … Continue reading ?

Publishing Jobs: HarperCollins, St. Martin’s

last monthMedia / 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

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

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

2 months 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

2 months agoMedia / 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

3 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

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