Oxford University Press (OUP) has published a global report on the digital divide in education, following the shift to online learning during the pandemic, which reveals disadvantaged students have been "significantly affected".
Entrepreneur Etan Ilfeld, owner of the Watkins Media Group, has bought John Hunt Publishing (JHP) for an undisclosed sum.
How often do we hear an engineer’s voice in books? Roma Agrawal and her critically-acclaimed Built - The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures (Bloomsbury Press), comes to mind, but I’m struggling to think of many others.
On October 29, 2021, a fragment — 13 pages, comprising the whole of Henry IV Part One — of Shakespeare’s First Folio will be up for auction. Its value is estimated at $50,000–100,000, and bidding will begin at $26,000. Fred Holabird, the president of auction house Holabird Western Americana Collections, says it is “of inestimable value.” So, what is this fragment, and why is it so valuable? Shakespeare’s First Folio was the first printed collection of his work. It was compiled and published in 1623, seven years after his death, by John Heminges and Henry Condell, actors and friends of...
Canongate has scooped a personal memoir from Scottish writer and visual artist Amanda Thomson.
The latest augmented and virtual reality technology will be brought to 15 libraries across the country next summer, as part of a new project to help support libraries recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
A group of YA authors have been forced to backtrack over plans for a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) story following an online backlash against the project.
Hodder Education has withdrawn a textbook questioning if the treatment of Native Americans has been exaggerated, following complaints.