#Book industry

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North of England publishers on obstacles to regional diversity in the book industry

Independent publishers based in the north of England explore the problems faced by such presses in a market dominated by London-based corporate publishers in a round-table discussion chaired by The Bookseller at Bradford Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association: How Rights Sales Factor Into the UK’s Book Industry Revenues

‘The share of income from rights has steadily increased from 72 percent in 2013 to 80 percent in 2016,’ says the UK’s Publishers Association, in a report released this summer. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson In Five Years: A 90 Percent Rise in Rights Income hen Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book trade's Rising Stars of 2018 revealed

The annual list of the book trade’s next generation features a number of youngsters who are already right at the heart of the contemporary book trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Simon & Schuster’s New Book Club; GraphicAudio Plans Audiobook Tie-Ins

In a new direct-to-consumer curated outreach effort, Simon & Schuster will promote content across all its imprints. And Privateer's games are the basis for new GraphicAudio audiobooks. The post Industry Notes: Simon & Schuster’s New Book Club; GraphicAudio Plans Audiobook Tie-Ins... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aleida and Jan Assmann To Receive the 2018 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The husband-wife team of Aleida and Jan Assmann, both authors and researchers, are known for their work in "cultural memory" and its contrast in many instances to individual experience and recollection in society. The post Aleida and Jan Assmann To Receive the 2018 Peace Prize of the German Book... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Covering the International Books Industry: A Discussion of Trends and Challenges

From European markets recovering from financial losses to translation in the US market and book-pricing differences based on authors' genders, a 'Beyond the Book' panel at BookExpo looked at recent coverage of the books industry. The post Covering the International Books Industry: A Discussion... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: CEOs See a Stable Book Industry in an Unstable World

For the book business, print and digital markets have found balance, CEOs say, but political instability in the culture at large remains a cause for concern. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: ‘Teach This Poem’ Wins National Book Foundation’s Innovations Prize

A program that provides more than 27,000 educators with weekly poetry and teaching materials to support it has won the 2018 Innovations in Reading Prize from the National Book Foundation. The post Industry Notes: ‘Teach This Poem’ Wins National Book Foundation’s Innovations Prize appeared first... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Ucross Foundation Honors Annie Proulx, Sony Options Katarina Tonks Book

The Ucross Foundation, best known for its 20,000-acre artists' retreat ranch in Wyoming, honors Proulx. And Wattpad expands another its screen presence with a new film option from Sony Pictures Television. The post Industry Notes: Ucross Foundation Honors Annie Proulx, Sony Options Katarina... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires Ronquillo’s ‘Spellbound’

In subscriptions, Amazon's Prime program announces a "Book Box" invitational offer in the United States, as the UK's Unicorn art-book publisher names New Mexico's Fatima Ronquillo to its retrospective club. The post Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents

At the 2018 Abu Dhabi Book Fair, Flora Rees of the Emirates Literature Foundation talks about the editor-author relationship and the role of literary agents in publishing across the Arab world. The post At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Wilson calls for books industry plastics ban

Dame Jacqueline Wilson joins author Lauren St John's campaign calling for the book industry to ditch plastic. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty authors call on book industry to ditch plastic

Fifty of the UK’s authors and illustrators, including Sir Michael Morpurgo, Chris Riddell and Jacqueline Wilson, have pledged their support for a campaign encouraging the book industry to ditch the plastic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade's runners complete hottest London Marathon on record

Members of the book trade braved the hottest London Marathon in history yesterday in the name of charity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries

Three Big Five CEOs are scheduled for a session from BookExpo and the Association of American Publishers. And the UK's award for writers aged 18 to 35 opens for submission. The post Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade staff brave heat to tread London Marathon

Orion's Tom Noble and Alice Commins are among book trade figures running in Sunday’s Virgin London Marathon to raise money for charity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why China’s Children’s Book Industry Is Growing So Fast

In an interview during the Bologna Book Fair, Haiyun Zhao from SAPPRFT and Xueqian Li of CCPPG discuss the rapid development of China’s children’s book publishing market. The post Why China’s Children’s Book Industry Is Growing So Fast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Open Road Acquires US Graham Green Ebook Rights; Unicorn Announces Ali Cavanaugh Book

Rolling out the news of its acquisition with three pivotal titles, Open Road announces its Graham Greene US ebook rights acquisition, as the UK’s Unicorn names artist Ali Cavanaugh for a 2019 retrospective. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Jon Fine: ‘Greene’s Extraordinary... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Beast from the East puts book trade events on ice

Heavy snowfall across the UK and Ireland has forced businesses to close and events to be cancelled or postponed due to safety concerns. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade is 'custodian of empathy', Scotland conference hears

The book trade is a “custodian of empathy” and plays a vital part in reminding the world of the universality of the human condition, writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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