Springer Nature is joining the Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign, a call-to-action for companies to set emissions reduction targets that can collectively limit global temperature increases.
With consumers now insisting businesses do the heavy lifting for sustainability, this is the time for firms to really analyse their green credentials
Liz Nugent, Rónán Hession and Chris Haughton are among authors who will be headlining Irish Book Week, which is running as a hybrid event across the country.
Patrick Radden Keefe, Cal Flyn and Lea Ypi are among the six shortlisted authors for this year's £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction.
Oct 15 2021 Gary Paulsen, the American author of young adult fiction who taught millions of children wilderness skills through novels such as Hatchet, Dogsong and The Winter Room, has died at the age of 82. His publisher said on Thursday his death was “sudden” but did not specify a cause. Paulsen wrote more than 200 books during his lifetime, and was renowned for introducing generations of young readers to survivalist literature. According to his publisher, there are 35m copies of his books in print and he has won three Newbery Honors. Hatchet, his tale of a 13-year-old boy left...
Gina Peddy, the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction of Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, was recorded in a training session advising teachers to “make sure that if you have a book on the Holocaust [in a classroom library], that you have one that has an opposing, that has other perspectives.” This isn’t a story about one official’s off-the-wall comments, though. Instead, it’s about a state struggling to deal with a vague, ominous law that restricts which kinds of books are allowed in classrooms. It’s part of the latest push to ban “Critical Race Theory” in schools, which...
The literary estate of Iain Banks has moved its representation to the Curtis Brown Group from the Mic Cheetham Agency with a screen deal already secured.
Two publishers share their experiences of greening their processes and workflows, and their thoughts on the issues that lie ahead.
The co-creators of the book of the Earthshot Prize talk about striking the right tone in order to encourage individual action on climate change.
Received wisdom may suggest that digital books are a lower-emission option than print, but the truth is far more complex—and must be scrutinised