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#ReadingAfrica: Five Writers and Publishers Discuss the Continent’s Boundless Literary Landscape

Africa is a continent of 54 countries and some 1.4 billion people, speaking—and sometimes writing and publishing—in hundreds of languages. The book business on the continent is diverse and eclectic. We convened a group of several top practitioners to get a sample of the triumphs and challenges... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-08 09:57:24 UTC ]
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Ingram Panel Examines Health of the Book Business

Changing consumer buying patterns, labor shortages, and new ways to reach readers were among the topics discussed at a recent webinar where ABA CEO Allison Hill, Ingram's Phil Ollila, and Zando founder Molly Stern were the feature speakers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The ALA Annual Conference Returns with Solid Attendance

The 2022 ALA Annual Conference, the first in-person annual conference since 2019, set a new high-water mark for the return to U.S. in-person events in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Ever-Shifting Challenge of Promoting Literature in Translation

An industry roundtable, held at the Multipli Forti literary festival in New York on June 6, addressed how independent publishers can get works of translated literature to readers in an era marked by media saturation and increased dominance by major companies over the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Through a Recession and a Pandemic, the Book Business Is Thriving in Buenos Aires

The Argentine capital has always been bookish. When hard times shuttered the big chain shops, book purveyors found a way to keep residents in fresh reading material. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-26 09:00:14 UTC ]
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People of Color in Publishing Addresses Book Biz Burnout

In a May 20 panel, four young publishing professionals discussed workloads for lower-level staffers in publishing, a growing dissatisfaction among a new generation of book business workers, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Venice’s Mauri School 2022 Part Two: ‘The Perfect Companion’

From the publishers on our Mauri School panel, Stefano Mauri and Andrew Franklin, new takes on the book business and the Web. The post Venice’s Mauri School 2022 Part Two: ‘The Perfect Companion’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-03 23:10:52 UTC ]
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People Who Shaped the Book Business

A glance at the movers and shakers over a century, and some who have starred in the past 25 years (reprinted from PW's 125th Anniversary issue in July 1997) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nadxieli Nieto Is Reforging Flatiron Books

After a long and winding road through the book business, Macmillan imprint's executive editor found her way to Flatiron, where she's building a highly curated list that focuses on, and celebrates, writers of color. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Stories From the Malaysian Archipelago’—And Kuala Lumpur’s Book Business

As the Malaysian Book Council promotes international rights availabilities for books from its market, one publisher there talks about his company's pandemic experience. (Sponsored) The post ‘Stories From the Malaysian Archipelago’—And Kuala Lumpur’s Book Business appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-12-01 10:22:31 UTC ]
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Wisconsin Booksellers Win 'PW's Star Watch Award

Gretchen Treu and Wes Lukes, co-owners of A Room of One’s Own in Madison, Wis., were named the 2021 Superstars at last night’s virtual celebration of PW Star Watch, a program that honors up-and-coming creatives in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In the United States: Sourcebooks Acquires BES Publishing

'Our children’s book business now accounts for more than half our annual sales,' says Sourcebooks' Kay Birkner as the company buys BES Publishing. The post In the United States: Sourcebooks Acquires BES Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-04 18:59:42 UTC ]
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France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers

In an 11th survey, the French book business sees continued adoption of digital book formats, confirming the 'digital acceleration' in the pandemic. The post France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-12 17:19:24 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Buy Houghton Mifflin’s Trade Publishing Unit

The $349 million deal will help the publisher expand its back catalog at a moment of growing consolidation in the book business. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-29 19:44:12 UTC ]
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Book Workers to Hold Day of Solidarity with Amazon Workers

Book business workers at a number of bookstores, publishers, and literary publicity firms have declared a Book Workers Day of Solidarity on March 26 in support of Amazon workers organizing to form a union in Bessemer, Ala. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AAPI Authors, Bookstagrammers Organize Support Campaign

Asian American and Pacific Islander members of the book business have launched a social media campaign, #StandUpforAAPI, intended to raise awareness of the ongoing violence and hate incidents targeting AAPI communities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Biz Saw Little M&A in 2020, with Some Big Exceptions

Economic uncertainty limited merger and acquisition activity in the book business last year, but there were still a number of significant transactions, including Penguin Random House's planned purchase of Simon & Schuster Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont UK saw 2019 revenue dip but posted profit ahead of HarperCollins sale

Egmont UK's 2019 revenue decreased 8.9% to £37.9m but the publisher had a £369,000 pre-tax profit in the financial year before the book business was bought by HarperCollins, new figures uploaded to Companies House show. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 08:40:13 UTC ]
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New Report Offers Post-Pandemic Outlook for Book Business

In a free 50-page report released this week, three veteran publishing and digital media consultants offer a postmortem on 2020 and a glimpse at what the future holds for publishers, booksellers, libraries and readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s 2020 Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker

The most important people in the book business in 2020 are not the powerhouse agents or the megabestselling authors or the Big Five CEOs. It is the collective of book business workers, often overworked and underpaid, that kept the industry afloat and challenged it to live up to greater standards. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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