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Religion Publishers React to Roe’s Reversal

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe vs. Wade last month, religion publishers are promoting backlist titles on both sides of the abortion debate, while others are looking to publish new books on the issue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Unsurprisingly, books about abortion and reproductive freedom are in high demand.

In the wake of the overturn of Roe v. Wade by a “vehemently anti-Democratic Supreme Court,” publishers have reported higher sales of both front- and backlist titles about abortion and reproductive freedom. Among the titles in high demand are Annie Ernaux’s memoir Happening (which was recently... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-28 17:52:43 UTC ]
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Donaldson reigns supreme as backlist surge sees new authors make top 50

Once again the children’s writer Julia Donaldson tops the year-end ranking of writers through Nielsen, but a rise in sales of backlist titles saw a number of authors with large oeuvres make an appearance. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 10:02:13 UTC ]
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TikTok isn’t just for tearjerkers—it’s also for obscure 1930s literary puzzles, apparently.

This year, writers and publishers learned about the power of #BookTok—a literature-loving corner of TikTok where readers post videos inspired by the books they love. Viral trends involving certain books launched backlist titles to the top of the fiction charts; particularly, tearjerkers with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 16:56:08 UTC ]
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Deep Vellum to Relaunch Dalkey Archive in April 2022

The relaunch will comprise a series of reissued backlist titles and the publication of frontlist fiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Riverhead to Publish Three Abdulrazak Gurnah Titles

Riverhead has acquired the rights to the Nobel-winner's most recent novel, 'Afterlives,' as well as two backlist titles, 'By the Sea' and 'Desertion,' that had been out of print. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Imago Strives to Meet Clients’ Every Demand

Travel restrictions and shelter-in-place advisories at the start of the pandemic dried up orders from clients in the travel books and maps segment very quickly. “But now that travel has become possible again,” says Howard Musk, president and CEO of print management company Imago, “we are seeing... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet the BookTokers giving backlist titles a shot in the arm through the pandemic

The video-sharing social media platform TikTok is not just a place where teens share the latest dance crazes—it’s also proving a driver of book sales, and beyond teen reads too. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 06:18:22 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Publishers Fight Pandemic Blues with the Backlist

Backlist titles have been a key driver of sales for trade book publishers over the last 12 months. At a U.S. Book Show panel, representatives from four major houses discussed strategies on how to continue to build a publisher’s backlist revenue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Launches Women Voices Imprint with E.L. James as First Author

Sourcebooks has launched a new imprint company founder Dominique Raccah said will “expand what publishing can be for women authors.” E.L. James' backlist titles will become part of the imprint April 1. Pam Jaffee has joined Sourcebooks to help direct the imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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International pandemic book trends discussed at ReBoot workshop

The resilience of the print market, digital library borrowing and the appetite for backlist titles during the pandemic were among topics discussed at the ReBoot Books Business and Reading workshop held on Thursday (25th February).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 18:25:30 UTC ]
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Stressful Times Prompt Sales for Spirituality Titles

New and backlist titles offering esoteric insight, ancient wisdom, and empowering practices did well during a year of ‘profound uncertainty,’ publishers say. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 25, 2020

‘The Henna Artist’ Alka Joshi’s debut novel the Reese’s Book Club pick for May, debuts at #16 in hardcover fiction. Plus pair of backlist titles offering advice on coping with adversity have seen renewed interest since Covid-19 took hold in the U.S., and Scott Turow returns for ‘The Last Trial.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs two new novels from McInerney

Welbeck has signed two new novels from Monica McInerney in a deal which also sees the publisher acquire seven of her backlist titles for a “major relaunch” of her work in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 05:13:10 UTC ]
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Bonnier acquires audio rights to La Plante's backlist

Bonnier Books UK has acquired audio rights to Lynda La Plante’s bestselling backlist titles in a new deal with the author.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 15:56:24 UTC ]
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Unbound to publish new and backlist Jackie Morris titles

Unbound is publishing a new book by CILIP Kate Greenaway winner Jackie Morris, as well as several backlist titles, including Song of the Golden Hare.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 12:13:44 UTC ]
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Earnings Jumped 29% in Q3 at HarperCollins

Strong sales of Christian books, backlist titles, and downloadable audiobooks led to a 29% increase in earnings at HarperCollins in the quarter ended March 31, 2019, over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Finds A New Path

Many startups launched during the beginning of publishing’s digital transformation pivoted to find a way to actually earn a profit. That's exactly what Open Road Integrated Media is up to by devoting more resources to promoting ebook editions of backlist titles from other publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China’s Book Market: 2018 in Review and December’s Bestsellers

OpenBook data reveals China's bestselling authors of 2018, growing online book sales, and the strength of backlist titles. The post China’s Book Market: 2018 in Review and December’s Bestsellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury buys Myers' backlist to support new novel

Bloomsbury has bought Benjamin Myers’ backlist titles from Bluemoose Books in support of the publication of his new novel The Offing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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