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Did a Revolution in Latin American Publishing Make One Hundred Years of Solitude the Success It Is Today?

When One Hundred Years of Solitude hit the market in 1967, the book industry in Spanish was booming. This situation was unimaginable for most writers and critics just a few years before. “How can literature exist,” writer Mario Vargas Llosa asked, “in countries where there are no publishing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 08:48:47 UTC ]
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Jenna Bush Hager, a Book Industry Insider With a New Title of Her Own

The former first daughter, a force in publishing because of her Read With Jenna book club, is the author of a new essay collection, “Everything Beautiful in Its Time.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-06 09:00:16 UTC ]
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The Parable of the Bread, by Juan Villoro

Pandemic Dispatches A seller of lepyoshka in Kiev Street, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan / Photo by Irene Strong / Unsplash In And We Came Outside and Saw the Stars Again, forthcoming on August 25, dozens of esteemed writers, poets, artists, and translators... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-08-18 20:03:33 UTC ]
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US Book Industry: NPD Sees More Gains in July, 16 Percent Over 2019

The book trade continues a run of some 15 weeks of upward lift in the US market, says NPD's Kristen McLean, especially good 'for the dog days of summer.' The post US Book Industry: NPD Sees More Gains in July, 16 Percent Over 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 13:15:23 UTC ]
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Kennedy launches crowdfunder for Beirut book industry

The director of an international publishing consultancy company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support those who work in Beirut's book industry, following an explosion that killed over 200 people in the Lebanese capital last week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 02:48:14 UTC ]
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Binc Adding Staff to Service Demand

Citing a surge in demand for its services, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, the nonprofit organization that assists booksellers in need, has promoted Kate Weiss to programs manager, and is recruiting a new communications coordinator. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Market Statistics: The AAP StatShot Annual Report for 2019

Having risen by a slim 1.1 percent over 2018, the United States' book industry logged $25.63 billion in overall annual revenue in 2019. The post US Market Statistics: The AAP StatShot Annual Report for 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-31 15:51:24 UTC ]
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The book industry needs to take responsibility for transforming itself

It would have been hard to have missed last week’s digital launch of Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing. The report - the first of its kind on diversity in trade fiction - not only landed noisily, but put the publishing ecosystem in the dock. So what's next? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-03 09:58:58 UTC ]
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Sale of Book-Themed Masks to Benefit Binc

The ABA and Out of Print have collaborated on a new line of book-themed face masks. A portion of each sale will be donated to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Update: BISG’s Annual Meeting ‘Repositions’ Online

The Book Industry Study Group–focused on supply chain in the United States–is reformatting its annual meeting to a series of digital events held over weeks. The post Coronavirus Update: BISG’s Annual Meeting ‘Repositions’ Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-29 14:01:13 UTC ]
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BIHIP Partners with Lighthouse Insurance Group on Healthcare

The Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership announced an agreement with Lighthouse Insurance Group Solutions to provide its membership with information on health insurance options. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Empathy – a new 'why' for the book industry

Simon Sinek stresses the importance of every business finding its “WHY”. But it’s not often that an entire industry can develop a whole new “why” - an articulation of the social good generated by its products. That’s the position I believe the book industry is in. We’re at a pivotal moment, and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 13:07:01 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter in the book industry

It’s early 2012 and a young boy is walking home when he is fatally shot in the back by a neighbourhood watch officer. The officer claims the boy – only seventeen at the time – was reaching for a gun. All the boy had on him was a packet of Skittles and a can of Arizona iced tea. Now it’s the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 22:33:58 UTC ]
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Book launches just got better

It’s pretty obvious that the book industry, along with nearly all other businesses, will be hammered by the plague. The damage is somewhat mitigated by online ordering and delivery of printed books from you-know-who and by digital delivery of e-books and audiobooks. But that cannot compensate... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 14:21:00 UTC ]
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The Book Industry Charitable Foundation Has Never Been Busier Helping Bookstores

Last August, I wrote about the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, or “Binc,” a Michigan-based non-profit created to support booksellers who have fallen on hard times. If a bookseller winds up in the hospital or a bookstore has a flood, Binc can step in and pay their bills, no questions asked... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-29 08:48:18 UTC ]
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How The Publishing World Is Staying Afloat During The Pandemic

Quarantine may be a golden opportunity to finally read "War and Peace" — but it's not an easy time for the book industry. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-05-21 09:45:35 UTC ]
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The Australian Book Industry Awards’ Digital Show: Undaunted by COVID-19

The transfer of the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards arrives as a slickly edited, expertly produced video evocation of the usual onstage event, full of personality and comedy. The post The Australian Book Industry Awards’ Digital Show: Undaunted by COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-20 16:56:37 UTC ]
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Why book prizes matter more than ever

The pandemic and lockdown have affected the book industry from the fate of distributors to the closure of independent shops to the drop in individual book sales, and many literary prizes have this year postponed their announcements. But the Desmond Elliott Prize, for the first time under aegis... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 09:44:41 UTC ]
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BINC, Comicbook United Raise $950K for Comics Retailers

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation, in partnership with the newly created Comicbook United Fund, have raised more than $950,000 to be used to support comic shop retailers struggling to survive during the pandemic lockdown. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Joerg Pfuhl Departs Holtzbrinck: ‘Getting Back Liberty’

News that Joerg Pfuhl plans to step down as CEO of Holtzbrinck prompts reflection from Rüdiger Wischenbart on Pfuhl's stance in the book industry. The post Joerg Pfuhl Departs Holtzbrinck: ‘Getting Back Liberty’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-07 16:51:01 UTC ]
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