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Publishers and companies that publish books

publisher

noun

a person or company that manages the development and production of books, magazines, games, software etc and makes them available to the public

press

noun

a business that publishes books. This word is sometimes used in company names

publishing house

noun

a company that publishes books or magazines

Mills and Boon

a company that publishes romantic novels about relationships between men and women. Mills and Boon novels are known for the strong emotions that their characters feel, for being easy to read, and for always having a happy ending.

literary agent

noun

someone whose job is to help a writer to sell his or her work

MORI

the Market and Opinion Research Institute: a British organization that researches and publishes opinion polls

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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