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Industry Notes: London Book Fair Adds Authors Joanna Trollope and Jacqueline Wilson

British, American, Lithuanian, Estonian, and Latvian writers are featured in this year's timely lineup at London Book Fair, Joanna Trollope seeing her newest book released on Thursday (February 22) and Nora Ikstena with a UK release on March 1. The post Industry Notes: London Book Fair Adds... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade prepares for rush of feminist books

A wave of “empowering” books supporting current conversations around feminism are set to hit the market this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kremer urges book trade to 'rout out sexual harassment'

The vice president of the Association of Authors Agents, Lizzy Kremer, has said it is important for the trade to draw up industry guidelines on behaviour following the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bumpy year' for book trade but optimism prevails

It has been a “bumpy year” for the trade, with the market “a little unpredictable” in the face of “huge uncertainty” created by Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency, The Bookseller has heard. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Catalonia’s Book Industry Is Small But Vibrant

The city of Barcelona may only have 1.6 million residents, but it dictates much of what Spanish speakers around the world read. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: National Book Award Live Stream Wednesday

The key event in the US National Book Foundation's annual awards program is the ceremony on Wednesday evening (November 15) in New York City. The post Industry Notes: National Book Award Live Stream Wednesday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey finds more than half of people in book trade have experienced sexual harassment

Poll by the Bookseller finds 54% of female respondents reporting sexual ‘harassment, assault or predatory behaviour’A survey suggests that more than half of people working in the books industry have experienced sexual harassment, with 54% of women and 34% of men reporting “harassment, assault or... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Cynthia Nixon Hosts US National Book Awards; Albertine Opens Festival

Feminism Has No Boundaries' is the title of France's Albertine Books festival this week, as Cynthia Nixon is named Naitonal Book Awards host. The post Industry Notes: Cynthia Nixon Hosts US National Book Awards; Albertine Opens Festival appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out

Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression. The post Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Trade Visitors Flat, but Overall Attendance Rises

Professional attendance at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair was essentially flat, but overall attendance, including the public visitors on the fair's closing day, was up by 3%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ukraine Publishing Industry’s Bad Year: Closures Amid Kiev’s Russian Book Ban

The Ukrainian ban on Russian-language book imports is seen as contributing to closures and consolidations. Surviving publishers are reported struggling. The post Ukraine Publishing Industry’s Bad Year: Closures Amid Kiev’s Russian Book Ban appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade network for LGBTQ+ people launches

Pride in Publishing (PiP), a brand-new networking group for LGBTQ+ people in the industry, has launched in order to create a way for queer members of the publishing industry to meet up, connect with others and find peer support. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sock puppetry still 'rife' in book industry

Sock puppetry is still "widespread" today in spite of the trade's best efforts to stamp it out more than five years ago, a number of publishers have told The Bookseller, following the latest case to be brought to light. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Canada’s Shifts in Ebook and Print; London Book Fair Plans a Writer’s Digest Day

In Canada, BookNet's check on sales shows ebooks a bit up, In the UK, a new author day is announced by London Book Fair and the US-based Writer's Digest. The post Industry Notes: Canada’s Shifts in Ebook and Print; London Book Fair Plans a Writer’s Digest Day appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books sales up 12% in latest trading update

Connect Books saw a 12% year-on-year rise for the 45-week period to 15th July 2017, with strong sales in UK and Wordery offsetting weaker sales in libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brexit will have a major impact on the book trade'

Former Europe minister and author Denis MacShane outlines some of the effects that Brexit may have on the book trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slouching towards Didion: the book blurb bywords holding the industry back

Didion-esque, Didion-like, Didion-ish: the shorthand for anything insightful written by a white, female author is turning Joan Didion’s perspective into a prescription and stifling literature’s diversity“Writers are always selling someone out,” wrote the young Joan Didion in the preface of her... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Canada’s Kids Can Press to Adapt YouTube ‘Carmilla’ Series into YA Book

Following the cult success on YouTube of the vlog-series ‘Carmilla,’ a book deal has been struck between Toronto’s Kids Can Press and Shaftesbury films. 0″ height=”276″ /> Poster artwork for the coming film treatment of ‘Carmilla’[/caption] n a statement from the Los Angeles presentation of... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade figures say campaign needed to promote the value of books and reading

Leading figures have urged the publishing industry to pool its data and money to create a cross-industry campaign about the value of books and reading.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: South Korea’s Ridibooks Raises $20 Million; Quarto Distributes Zest Books

Characterized as South Korea's largest ebook service, Ridibooks' parent company raises funds. And Quarto Group Takes on Zest Books distribution. The post Industry Notes: South Korea’s Ridibooks Raises $20 Million; Quarto Distributes Zest Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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