International Publishing News

Updated 2 days ago [ At: 2019-10-17 12:17:58 UTC]


My Frankfurt Book Fair: Drummond Moir

A proponent of powering through a packed Frankfurt Book Fair schedule, the former Hachette staffer says building international relationships—hopefully, requited ones—is the highlight of his fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 12:17:58 UTC ]
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Former book publisher creates educational courses for adults

In 2006, while visiting his daughter at Bard College, Steven Schragis didn't just attend the faculty's mini talks for parents; he came home with a plan for a company that would make continuing... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-10-17 11:30:00 UTC ]
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It must be Love for Oneworld

Oneworld children’s imprint Rock the Boat has signed Scottish débutant Damien Love, acquiring UK and Commonwealth rights to Monstrous Devices, and a second title, from Philippa Milnes-Smith at The Soho Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 10:46:22 UTC ]
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Some Observations From Library Tourism

Having visited 112 libraries in six different countries and many different settings, one reader has a few observations of note. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-17 10:36:23 UTC ]
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Cosmo's editor reflects on her first year on the job

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play, iHeartRadio and Pandora too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend! Back in 2008, Jessica Pels was doing exactly what any ambitious, media-obsessed NYU grad should do: interning at A-list publications like... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-17 09:00:00 UTC ]
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John Hodgman on Life as a Very Minor Television Personality

This week on The Maris Review, John Hodgman joins Maris Kreizman to discuss his new book, Medallion Status, now available from Viking. On the genesis of his new book: John: I just came back from the Barnes & Noble store managers’ conference in Orlando. Maris: Wow. What was that like? John:... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-17 08:48:15 UTC ]
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Nnedi Okorafor on Writing and Narrating the Audiobook of Her Memoir

Author Nnedi Okorafor is known for her award-winning Afrofuturist works, stories rooted in African culture and perspective that explore beyond the realm of what is currently possible. Okorafor’s writing examines the intersection of technology, the natural world, and magic, building a world in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-17 08:47:48 UTC ]
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From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out

After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry. The post From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-17 08:05:26 UTC ]
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Metabooks to Launch in Mexico this November

A new metadata solution is coming to Mexico, as Frankfurter Buchmesse and MVB signs a cooperation agreement with CANIEM to launch Metabooks Mexico. The post Metabooks to Launch in Mexico this November appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-17 07:47:02 UTC ]
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Q&A with Bemgee founder Olaf Bryan Wielk

The founder of Beemgee—a tool to help authors develop their narrative material—explains the benefits to authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 07:20:55 UTC ]
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Astier-Pécher Literary Agency Acquires Rights to Moroccan Author Mohamed Leftah’s Estate

French literary agency Astier-Péche announces in Frankfurt their representation of Mohamed Leftah's estate and sold English rights to Other Press. The post Astier-Pécher Literary Agency Acquires Rights to Moroccan Author Mohamed Leftah’s Estate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-17 07:15:12 UTC ]
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Olds, Anaxagorou, Bernard on T S Eliot Prize shortlist

Previous winner Sharon Olds is up against debut poets Anthony Anaxagorou and Jay Bernard on the 10-strong shortlist for the 2019 T S Eliot Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 07:11:47 UTC ]
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Mitchell Beazley gets 'groundbreaking' Foodpairing Company book

Mitchell Beazley has acquired a "ground‐breaking" new book from the Foodpairing Company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 04:49:40 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Markus Dohle Is Sold on the Future of the Book

In a reception at Penguin Random House's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, global CEO Markus Dohle again expressed his confidence in the future for both his company and the book industry in general. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Megan Lynch Named Publisher at Flatiron

Megan Lynch, currently editorial director at HarperCollins' Ecco imprint, will join Flatiron Books November 4 as senior v-p and publisher on November 4. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus and Flatiron buy Hausmann's debut bestseller

Quercus and Flatiron have bought Romy Hausmann’s debut thriller Dear Child, which has shifted over 175,000 copies in Germany and been sold in 12 territories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 03:20:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads lights up Glasgow for Billy Connolly campaign

Two Roads has lit up Glasgow with images of Billy Connolly to mark the launch of Tall Tales and Wee Stories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 02:57:12 UTC ]
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Raina's Garam Masala goes to Little, Brown

Little, Brown/Abacus and Virago editorial director Ailah Ahmed has won a "fierce" six-publisher auction for the debut of 27-year-old Rahul Raina. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 02:29:22 UTC ]
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The state of brand suitability

According to new State of the Industry research from Integral Ad Science and Digiday, brand suitability — a term describing a marketer’s desired targeting parameters, including subjective variables like location and demographics — is emerging as a top concern for digital media pros. The post... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-10-17 02:26:20 UTC ]
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Q&A with AkooBooks' Ama Dadson

With a vast market for audio content in Africa, the founder of the only publisher and distributor of African audiobooks in West Africa is hoping to capitalise. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 02:22:20 UTC ]
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