Tagged: women

On the bias

In her “provocation” in The Bookseller this week, author Kamila Shamsie calls for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018—12 months when publishers... Read more

Male writers favoured in broadsheet reviews, research finds

In a new research project, new books by men were found to receive 12% more broadsheet review coverage than those of their female counterparts. Read more

Glass ceiling hinders women in the trade

Corporate publishers need to offer female employees a flexible working environment and take advantage of decentralised office arrangements in order to encourage more female executives to... Read more

Rebuck's maiden speech champions women's literacy

Penguin Random House UK chair Gail Rebuck has used her maiden speech in the House of Lords to champion greater literacy for the “most... Read more

History's Forgotten Women

To celebrate the publication of Daughters of Time, five of The History Girls write about some of their favourite forgotten women from the past.... Read more

The insightful blindness of Nadeem Aslam

Nadeem Aslam, author of The Blind Man's Garden, explains how his love for writing has cost him "everything" Read more

Drawing from the City with Teju Behan

Teju Behan hadn't seen a book until after she was married, but has now carved a career as a successful artist and illustrator Read more

How to be an (Elizabethan) woman

Author of The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England, Ian Mortimer, reveals the day in the life of a 16th-century woman. Read more

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