November 5, 2019
We are almost done slotting into Casemate’s distribution infrastructure bar a few last-minute tasks, books are moving to new warehouses and we are relishing engaging with the UK and US teams. We noted…Read more
October 27, 2019
As wind speeds from 30 to 40 miles per hour and gusts of 60 to 80 miles per hour are forecasted, up to 2.3m people will have their power cut off in California as a precautionary measure and at the las…Read more
October 12, 2019
The week has flown by and we are ready for Frankfurt. There were a few hiccups, but the brochure is done, books will be in our hands by Monday at the latest, and we’ve downloaded the highly functional…Read more
September 21, 2019
The sun has shone consistently in London – even the gargoyles have been smiling! As we’ve rushed around this week, we’ve appreciated the soothing greens of both Gordon and Tavistock squares. We’ve adm…Read more
September 13, 2019
This week we entered into a completely unexpected and very surprising last-minute skirmish about the ending of one of our translations. How much liberty can or should a translator take? In this case,…Read more
In the news
We love to read more about the topics our authors write about or just explore interesting news items! Here are some things that have caught our eye recently.
It has been 29 years since the Berlin Wall came down. The division between West Germany and Soviet-occupied East Germany came to an end on Nov. 9, 1989, after more than 20 years of separation. This event was viewed by the West as a victory for freedom and democracy.
Intriguingly, however, many East Germans don’t view this event as entirely positive. A Leipzig University study published in November shows that an astonishing 40 percent of East Germans think a dictator would be acceptable in certain circumstances.Read more (thetrumpet.com)
China could restrict its export of rare-earth metals as a trade-war tactic. Here’s what they are and why they’re so crucial.
Why are rare earth metals important and why we should care about the US/China trade war.Read more (Business Insider)