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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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PW Star Watch 2020 Partnership Will Contribute to Binc’s Pandemic Response

PW Star Watch, honoring leadership in the North American markets, will contribute to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation's pandemic-related efforts. The post PW Star Watch 2020 Partnership Will Contribute to Binc’s Pandemic Response appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-21 12:30:51 UTC ]
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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Doing Their Part During the COVID-19 Outbreak | April 10

Here we are in week three of our new (hopefully short-lived) weekly roundup of praise for publishers doing their part to give back to their communities and readerships during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s heartening to see publishers act selflessly, despite the challenges their own businesses and... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-10 13:51:46 UTC ]
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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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