International Publishing News

Updated 1 day ago [ At: 2020-02-21 02:03:52 UTC]


America needed their journalism; they needed each other

Stephanie Gorton on the symbiotic relationship of reporter Ida Tarbell and publisher S.S. McClure. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-21 02:03:52 UTC ]
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Why astrologers were the original data scientists

Alexander Boxer says both disciplines seek to divine useful patterns from complex information. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-21 02:01:42 UTC ]
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A climate for change

​As floods swamp Britain in yet another reminder of the weather extremes engendered by climate change, this week’s announcement from German media giant Bertelsmann, parent of Penguin Random House, that it has set a 2030 target to become “climate neutral” comes as a welcome marker for the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-21 00:16:16 UTC ]
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Evaristo and Blackman up for Visionary Honours 2020

Books from Bernardine Evaristo and Malorie Blackman have been nominated for the Visionary Honours 2020, celebrating the voices that are having a cultural impact in the UK today. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 23:09:34 UTC ]
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Publishers Are Reinvesting in the ‘Lean-Back’ Experience of Print Magazines

Despite flipping the “digital-only” switch on many titles, major publishers continue to launch new publications – and reinvest in existing ones – with a heightened focus on paper quality, editorial value, and the luxuries of print. Execs from Meredith, Hearst Autos, and Bonnier Media discuss how... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-02-20 22:40:45 UTC ]
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Global revenues dip at S&S but UK business sees 'turning point'

Simon & Schuster’s global revenues for 2019 fell 1% to $814m, with a 7% decline in operating income, parent firm ViacomCBS has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 22:25:14 UTC ]
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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the Nebula Award finalists!

Congratulations to the finalists for the annual Nebula Awards! Presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, these awards have been celebrating writers working in the genres for the past fifty-five years. (Past recipients include N. K. Jemisin and Jeff VanderMeer.) This year’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 20:54:28 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Children's signs 'rare talent' Lesley Parr

Bloomsbury Children’s Books will publish Lesley Parr’s debut novel The Valley of Lost Secrets, featuring two children evacuated to Wales during the Second World War with a mystery to solve. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 20:44:09 UTC ]
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This author wrote a book based on a Florence and the Machine album.

Have you ever listened to one of your favorite albums on repeat, gotten lost in the sweeping, cinematic feel of it, knew it so well that you began picturing it as a narrative, filled in the details missing from the music, and then realized the story you were telling was almost fully independent... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 20:20:20 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19

Industry Notes: Italy's teen cultural bonus is refunded for 2020. International publishing events grapple with exhibitor, attendee worries about COVID-19. The post Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 20:18:40 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Absolute bags Kerridge's Hand & Flowers cookbook

Bloomsbury Absolute has bagged a cookbook from Tom Kerridge featuring recipes from his two Michelin-starred pub, the Hand & Flowers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 20:14:56 UTC ]
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Catriona MacLeod Stevenson joins as PA general counsel

Catriona MacLeod Stevenson is joining the Publishers Association as general counsel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 19:55:14 UTC ]
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Pearson forecasts lower 2020 profits

Pearson has has said it expects profit to fall in 2020, in its latest annual report. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 19:43:44 UTC ]
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The £10bn question

Recent figures released from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport may look promising—but the underlying numbers tell a different story... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 19:37:26 UTC ]
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Edward Platt discusses his travels through flooded Britain

Inspired by complacent attitutes towards global heating, Edward Platt’s latest book interweaves stories of those across the UK affected by flooding. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 18:57:59 UTC ]
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Excuse me: Is Amazon really using this small publisher to try to prove that it’s not evil?

Last night, I was in my third hour of binge-watching The Bold Type when I stumbled upon an ad that made me do a double-take. The ad was for Amazon Storefronts, a section launched in 2018 as a way for small and medium-sized businesses to sell products directly through Amazon. The video’s got... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 17:52:28 UTC ]
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7 Tips for Publishers to Build Quality Experiences

A quality experience is something every publisher wants to offer their audience. Yet, there isn't a playbook on exactly how to do it. There are many variables in what makes for a quality experience, but ultimately it’s the readers/users themselves that decide. Still, there are creative ideas... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-20 17:20:54 UTC ]
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Dan Brown pens Puffin picture book and composes classical music album

Dan Brown has penned a Puffin picture book about the adventures of an orchestra-conducting mouse, backed by a classical music album composed by The Da Vinci Code writer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 17:20:14 UTC ]
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Daniel Kehlmann’s ‘Tyll’ — a future Netflix series — follows a German jester navigating war-torn chaos

The novel is part of a wave of books about the tumultuous 17th and early 18th centuries. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-20 17:15:47 UTC ]
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New editions of six Stanisław Lem books place the sci-fi icon back in the spotlight.

This month, science fiction fans and Solaris lovers everywhere have cause to celebrate: six newly-illustrated editions of work by the late Polish author Stanisław Lem (1921-2006) are being published by The MIT Press. Lem’s influence on science fiction has been compared to that of authors like... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 16:57:37 UTC ]
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