BILL SIEVER Editorial Coordinator Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Berkshire Publishing Group KAREN CHRISTENSEN Publisher and CEO
This post is about the partnership launch held on 15 March at the London Book Fair and also sets out
Our bestselling little big history, This Fleeting World, is going to Asia in new international editions, and, as ever, it's ready for summer reading in English!
The story below, written by Karen Christensen in 2005, explains what happened when an American family traveled to China, Kazakhstan, and Japan in April 2001. At that time, Berkshire Publishing was developing the Encyclopedia of Modern Asia for the reference division of Charles Scribners, a major New York company that is now part of Cengage. “We have to go to Central Asia,” I said in December 2000. My then-husband's response was to buy me a book called The Most Dangerous Places in the World.
My daughter Rachel, who works at Berkshire Publishing, is a great fan of audio books and has been pushing me