To coincide with Academic Book Week Brendan George, publisher for philosphy at Palgrave Macmillan, on the importance of scholarly publishing.
Blackwell's Scott Hamilton on the opportunity that the recent government White Paper on education provides for academic booksellers and publishers.
Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (John Murray, 1859) has been named the most influential banned book following a public vote during Academic Book Week. ... Read more
Banned Academic Books will be the theme of Academic Book Week (#AcBookWeek), which returns in March for a fourth year.
Titles by Malala Yousafzai, Anne Frank and Reni Eddo-Lodge have been voted on to a list of the Top 20 "most influential books in history written by women".... Read more
A third Academic Book Week has been confirmed for the latter part of April, although without support of an official funding partner.
It will be up to publishers to make the case for how their teaching materials help institutions to meet the requirements of the Teaching Excellence... Read more
For Academic Book Week Sarah Stanton tells us about her role as Shakespeare publisher for Cambridge University Press.
John Maynard Keynes’ The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (Palgrave Macmillan), a book about economic policy, is the academic book that has most... Read more
The late art critic John Berger's Ways of Seeing (Penguin Modern Classics), first published in 1972, Edward Said’s 1978 study Orientalism (also Penguin Modern Classics)... Read more