#Book industry

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Book Trade Charity offers subsidised housing to industry newcomers

The Book Trade Charity has unveiled a progressive plan to help new joiners to the industry find accommodation in the capital amid soaring rental costs. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade boost with May's new industrial strategy

The publishing sector could receive a boost as part of prime minister Theresa May’s new industrial strategy, the Publishers Association has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith's Pete Selby says lack of diversity means book industry is ‘failing’ children

Pete Selby, head of books for W H Smith, has called on the book industry to make the high street more diverse and inclusive for young readers, saying that diversity is going to become a "significant" part of WHS' strategy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 19:12:13 UTC ]
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A comic book dealer thrives trading the rare and coveted

From his earliest days as a comics entrepreneur, which included a stint selling vintage editions from a sidewalk table in the Financial District, Vincent Zurzolo wanted the books treated with... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-08-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media

Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media's assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media. The post Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-15 05:30:02 UTC ]
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Industry 4.0: The Next Revolution in Book Publishing and Manufacturing

As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, book publishing and manufacturing are being affected by automation, data exchange, artificial intelligence, and more. This webinar will explore what it means for publishers and manufacturers, what industry leaders are already doing, and how they plan... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-08-05 15:22:41 UTC ]
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Trump threatens tariffs on books as China trade war ramps up

Donald Trump has threatened to impose a 10% tariff on an extra $300bn of Chinese goods, including books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-02 07:48:35 UTC ]
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The book trade must beware lipstick feminism

If a feminist brand, blogger or publisher is only centred on thin straight white women, then it’s not feminism, it’s misogyny, says Molly Masters.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 13:57:49 UTC ]
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Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for 'raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.' The post Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-18 13:44:39 UTC ]
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Time to work together, Academic Book Trade Conference told

The academic book trade must “work together in these turbulent times”, in the face of Brexit, political turmoil and the impact of the Teaching Excellence Framework, the Academic Book Trade Conference was told. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP and Blackwell’s triumph at Academic Book Trade Conference Awards

Oxford University Press (OUP) has been crowned Publisher of the Year for the ninth year running, while Blackwell’s also triumphed at this year’s Academic Book Trade Conference Awards (ABTC). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Comic Book Industry Grows, Smaller Publishers Learn to Adapt

Midtown Comics in New York. Movie and TV adaptations have fueled growth in the comic book industry: Sales in 2018 rose $80 million from the previous year. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Books Post Good February Sales

Sales of adult trade books rose 6.6% in February over February 2018 after slumping in January, while sales of children/young adult books had a second consecutive month of good sales increases, according to the AAP. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book industry isn't dead. That's just an excuse to keep salaries low

Poor working conditions for book editors are ingrained. It’s time for that to change – no matter how much we love our jobsBook editors love their jobs, perhaps more than the average worker. We work diligently with motivated and inspiring peers on projects we are proud of. You may not realise... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos on the International Book Industry: ‘It’s Always Changing’

Ask Boos what he and his fellow book fair directors have in common, and he'll tell you it's what they don't have in common that counts. The post Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos on the International Book Industry: ‘It’s Always Changing’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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