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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-04-09 16:57:30 UTC ]
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From Harry Potter at Home to the National Shelf Service: bookish fun for the lockdown

An updating list of online treats from bibliophiles including JK Rowling, Simon Armitage and Lynda La Plante to entertain locked-down children and adults • The best arts and entertainment during self-isolationGruffalo artist Axel Scheffler has put out a free new picture book explaining the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-09 11:04:32 UTC ]
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James Patterson Leads Group Seeking to Raise Millions for Bookstores

Author James Patterson is spearheading a group that includes Reese Witherspoon, Reese’s Book Club, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and the American Booksellers Association in an effort to raise millions of dollars to help save independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Steps In for Booksellers in Need

Binc, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, has emerged as one of the few reliable sources of financial support for independent booksellers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s how to support worker relief funds for booksellers trying to survive coronavirus closures.

The coronavirus pandemic has hit independent bookstores hard, with booksellers and other book workers now in need of emergency support. Here are some opportunities we’ve spotted to help out, but please let us know of any others and will add to the post. (Email [email protected]) The Book Industry... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 20:01:09 UTC ]
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9 ways to save indies now

Almost all industries are now facing an unprecedentedly challenging time. Last week saw the book industry take a particular hit, as announcements to close all ‘non-essential stores’ across the UK arrived. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 16:33:16 UTC ]
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How the Book Biz Is Coping with the Coronavirus

The rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced every part of the book industry to make adjustments. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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COVID-19 Impact Listing: Cancellations, Policy Changes, and More.

We will be maintaining a list of canceled events, impacted book industry functions and policies, and more on this list as a resource for navigating the new coronavirus and its impact on the industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-24 13:50:23 UTC ]
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How 'American Dirt' controversy could change publishing industry

The "American Dirt" uproar is prompting the book industry to review, reenforce, and revamp plans to become more diverse and inclusive. The publishing industry is predominantly run by white women, according to a new study. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 17:29:22 UTC ]
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How 'American Dirt' controversy could change publishing industry

The "American Dirt" uproar is prompting the book industry to review, reenforce, and revamp plans to become more diverse and inclusive. The publishing industry is predominantly run by white women, according to a new study. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 17:29:22 UTC ]
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US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote

The annual meeting of BISG in April will hear Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt in a keynote address around supply chain issues. The post US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-14 15:25:18 UTC ]
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'Convene, Amplify, Solve': PW Talks to BISG Board Chair Andrew Savikas

In his new role as chair of the Book Industry Study Group, industry vet Andrew Savikas discusses the challenges and opportunities facing publishers in an age of rapidly evolving technology. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Survey Finds One in Five Booksellers in Need

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation's third industry-wide survey found 22% of respondents had situations in the past two years requiring financial assistance, yet less than half of those in need asked for help. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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NaNoWriMo Has The Writers To Solve The Book Industry’s Diversity Problem

As the writing challenge turns 20, it’s time for the publishing industry to challenge itself. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2019-11-01 09:45:13 UTC ]
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Fires and power outages plague California indie booksellers.

As the wildfire situation in California worsens—with power outages, road closures, red flag warnings, and mandatory evacuations occurring throughout the state—several independent bookstores have been forced to reduce operating hours, cancel events, and in some cases even close their doors... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-30 17:00:29 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Markus Dohle Is Sold on the Future of the Book

In a reception at Penguin Random House's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, global CEO Markus Dohle again expressed his confidence in the future for both his company and the book industry in general. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith's Pete Selby says lack of diversity means book industry is ‘failing’ children

Pete Selby, head of books for W H Smith, has called on the book industry to make the high street more diverse and inclusive for young readers, saying that diversity is going to become a "significant" part of WHS' strategy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 19:12:13 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Testaments error calls use of embargoes into question, trade figures claim

Shockwaves rippled across the book industry last Wednesday after Amazon sent customers a copy of The Testaments almost a week early, which it later apologised for and attributed to "technical error". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:11:07 UTC ]
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Are Trade Shows Disability-Friendly?

Accommodation for people with disabilities varies at book industry shows and fan fests, our investigation has found. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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