Sourcebooks Donates 200K to Charity From RBG Calendar Sales

Sourcebooks Donates 200K to Charity From RBG Calendar Sales

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Independent publisher, Sourcebooks, has donated $200,000 to charity from the funds received for their 2021 The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wall Calendar; a whopping fifty percent of all proceeds! This generous gift was given in memory of the calendar’s inspiration herself, and those organizations were chosen from those that Justice Ginsburg believed in and supported throughout her career.

Dr. Anita Miller, Who Battled Sexism in Children’s Publishing, Dies at 92.

Dr. Anita Miller, Who Battled Sexism in Children’s Publishing, Dies at 92.

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Dr. Anita Miller, the founder of Academy Chicago Press in 1976, died on Saturday. She was 92.   Image via Chicago Review Press   Co-founding with her husband Jordan Miller, Dr. Miller established Academy Chicago after she wrote A Guide to Non-Sexist Children’s Books, while working on a PhD in English literature at Northwestern University. The Academy Chicago published erudite nonfiction titles in a number of genres. It was known for its British mysteries, classics in Victorian literature, and works in translation.   New York Times Books once commented on the press: … Academy Chicago Limited is a young publishing house that is winning …