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Court Deals Setback to First Amendment Suit Against Elizabeth Warren

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In her ruling, Federal judge Barbara Rothstein eviscerated claims that a letter Senator Elizabeth Warren sent to Amazon expressing concern over the e-tailer’s role in spreading Covid-19 misinformation constituted a government attack on the First Amendment rights of the case's plaintiffs, publisher Chelsea Green and its authors.

AAP Annual Meeting Spotlights Copyright, First Amendment Concerns

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While much is going right for the book business, HBG CEO and AAP chair Michael Pietsch said that, in the current moment, publishing is dealing with “the biggest set of simultaneous challenges our industry has faced in a generation," which include "outrageous book bans" and "unrelenting" efforts to weaken copyright.

From the Archive: May 1, 1909

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More than a century ago, with a new copyright code set to go into effect on July 1, 1909, 'The Publishers Weekly' devoted nearly four pages to describing the intricacies of the updated plan.

Authors Condemn Forthcoming OUP Title

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A book by Australian academic Dr. Holly Lawford-Smith, 'Gender-Critical Feminism,' has led a group of authors to mount a campaign criticizing Oxford University Press's decision to publish a title they say encourages anti-trans rhetoric.

Celebrating 20 Years: Close-up on Quirk Books

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As it celebrates 20 years of championing unconventional, entertaining, and high-concept titles that ignite readers’ imaginations, the team at Quirk Books talked with PW about the company's first two decades, what’s in store for the future, and what makes the Quirk brand tick. (Sponsored)

Nanjing and Its Many Stories

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Introducing Ye Zhaoyan’s Nanjing: The Story of a Chinese City and other unique Nanjing-specific titles from Phoenix Publishing and Media Group. (Sponsored)

Insight Editions Creates Reinhart Pop-Up Studio

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Insight Editions is teaming with author and pop-up paper engineer Matthew Reinhart to form a new imprint, Reinhart Pop-Up Studio. It will publish eight to 10 titles per year in a list that will ultimately include about half new content and about half titles based on licensed properties.

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