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German and French book trades issue impassioned plea for government support

Germany and France have called on policy-makers in their respective governments in Berlin and Paris as well as in Brussels for sustainable policies to promote books in the digital age. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood

During Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany's publishers and booksellers will honor Margaret Atwood as 'one of the most important storytellers of our era.' The post German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Election Countdown: Corbyn wins over the book trade

According to The Bookseller’s online survey of the trade, 64.1% intend to vote for Jeremy Corbyn’s party at the polls next Thursday (8th June), while 15.7% will put a cross in the box of the Liberal Democrats, with the Conservative Party coming a close third on 13.1%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Virtual Conference: Nine Markets, Nine Hours, Two Trade Shows

As BookExpo's trade-show floor opens at Javits Center in New York City on Thursday, London Book Fair's Virtual Conference will be in full sway on the ether. The post London Book Fair’s Virtual Conference: Nine Markets, Nine Hours, Two Trade Shows appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards 2017: The ‘Nibbies’ Honor Literature and Industry

The combination of the UK's leading book industry awards with the 'Nibbies' produces The Bookseller's broad picture of a robust and busy books community. The post British Book Awards 2017: The ‘Nibbies’ Honor Literature and Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish trade 'concern' over future of Freight Books

Authors and agents have expressed concern about the future of Scottish independent publisher Freight Books following the departure of co-founder and director Adrian Searle earlier this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lib Dems receive surge in support from book trade

The Liberal Democrats have received a surge in support from the book trade ahead of the general election on 8th June thanks to the party’s clear stance against Brexit, according to a survey conducted by The Bookseller. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards shortlists showcase trade's vibrancy

Penguin Random House and Hachette have both earned more than 20 shortlistings in The Bookseller's new-look 2017 British Book Awards, while Pan Macmillan has notched a company-record 13 nominations across trade and book categories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Political climate looms over London Book Fair trade

Manuscripts which help readers escape from the angst of the political climate are tipped to be hot at this year's London Book Fair, according to publishers and agents. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade responds to Trump/Brexit challenge

Publishers and agents say they are re-examining their roles in light of political developments, saying “a lot of people are going to have to decide what is important” following Donald Trump's US presidency.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade hails Waterstones Childrens Book of the Month impact

Sales of books included in Waterstones‘ Children’s Book of the Month promotion in 2016 totalled 327,854 units through Nielsen BookScan, demonstrating the retailer’s influence in shaping the market for Middle Grade titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Show Notes: London Book Fair Hosts Fair Use Debate; BookExpo Announces Author-Speakers

The London Book Fair announces a debate on fair use and copyright. And BookExpo announces Stephen King will speak at the Author Breakfast. The post Trade Show Notes: London Book Fair Hosts Fair Use Debate; BookExpo Announces Author-Speakers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s Authors of the Day; Scribd’s New Magazines

Two Polish authors—one named for his cross-media work—are among London Book Fair's lineup of Authors of the Day in March. The post Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s Authors of the Day; Scribd’s New Magazines appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade cautiously welcomes Amazon's new ebook deal

The book trade has generally welcomed Amazon’s new ebook offer, but questioned the five year cap for the new deal and raised concerns over whether it will hold in the UK in a post-Brexit world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French book industry prepares to lobby presidential candidates

Vincent Monadé, president of the French National Book Centre (Centre National du Livre, CNL), yesterday called for all institutions in the book sector to join forces and prepare a common set of proposals for books to present to candidates in the French presidential election. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Changes: Nielsen Book’s US Services Sold to NPD Group

Offering employment to existing US Nielsen Book employees, the Nielsen Book practice becomes NPD Book in the new acquisition. The post Industry Changes: Nielsen Book’s US Services Sold to NPD Group appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller unites trade and book awards

The Bookseller has acquired The British Book Awards, also known as the Nibbies, from the estate of Publishing News founder and editor Fred Newman. The deal means that in 2017 The Bookseller will run a unified book awards event for the first time since 2004, when the British Book Awards split... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade sees strong Christmas sales

The book market has seen strong Christmas trading, with the week leading up to the big day ranking the highest in value since 2007, figures from Nielsen BookScan have shown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Hong Kong's book industry, 'everybody is scared'

Hong Kong used to be a place of relatively free speech in China, but that was before Xi Jinping’s crackdown. Now everybody from writers to booksellers, publishers and printers fear they will be next to ‘disappear’Just over a year after five publishers and booksellers disappeared from Hong Kong... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Rewarding Are Book Awards? Australia’s Industry Debates the Costs

Some book publishers in Australia question whether the expense of entering the increasing number of book awards is worth the potential end result. The post How Rewarding Are Book Awards? Australia’s Industry Debates the Costs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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