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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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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019

The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more. The post Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-14 17:51:35 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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Auma Obama To Give the German Book Trade Peace Prize Lecture

The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize. The post Auma Obama To Give the German Book Trade Peace Prize Lecture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-30 13:05:41 UTC ]
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Pointing out racism in books is not an ‘attack’ – it’s a call for industry reform | Monisha Rajesh

I was called aggressive for criticising passages in Kate Clanchy’s memoir. But the real problem lies deep in the overwhelmingly white world of publishingIt started with a tweet. Kate Clanchy, author of Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me posted on her Twitter account that a reviewer on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-13 13:51:20 UTC ]
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Book industry figures condemn abuse of Clanchy critics in open letter

An open letter, signed by more than 150 figures from the book industry, has condemned the abuse suffered by Monisha Rajesh, Professor Sunny Singh and Chimene Suleyman following their criticisms of Kate Clanchy.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 17:31:27 UTC ]
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Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines 'global questions of justice.' The post Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-21 18:39:48 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Inside Ingram, a Quiet Force in Trade Publishing

On the opening day of the U.S. Book Show, Ingram Content Group chairman John Ingram and author Keel Hunt sat down with PW executive editor Jim Milliot, giving publishing professionals a rare glimpse of the inner workings of the distributor, printer, and publisher. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Book Closes on HMH Trade

As HarperCollins prepares to integrate Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade division, the group's name—and 150 years of trade publishing history—will fade away. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores

Ingram Content Group seeds Binc's 'Survive to Thrive' bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org. The post US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-01 14:26:57 UTC ]
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Springboard: trade bodies, agencies and publishers line up virtual events to plug book fair gap

With the London and Bologna book fairs rescheduled in an attempt to host a physical event, a number of companies have sought to create their own virtual ‘fairs’ to enable rights-trading and connect authors and readers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-06 02:57:17 UTC ]
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AAP StatShot: US Trade Book Sales Up 9.7 Percent for 2020

US books sales in 2020 were mixed, with AAP reporting trade book revenues up but declines in K-12 and higher education materials. The post AAP StatShot: US Trade Book Sales Up 9.7 Percent for 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-25 16:02:04 UTC ]
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According to data, Black and Latinx Millennials are keeping the book industry alive.

Surprisingly, despite the heavy toll taken by the COVID-19 pandemic on brick and mortar bookstores (especially independent brick and mortar bookstores) nationwide, US book sales actually increased by 8 percent in 2020. What demographic is responsible for keeping the industry alive and thriving... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 19:04:39 UTC ]
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AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020

Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020. The post AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-29 21:50:15 UTC ]
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