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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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Exchange rates

As the ongoing trade war between the United States and China rumbled on early this year, some interesting book industry statistics were coming out of the People’s Republic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 23:06:52 UTC ]
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BISG Convenes First Meeting of New Board

The newly elected board of directors of the Book Industry Study Group will meet for the first time on July 25 in New York City. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes &... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 11:14:14 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:53:45 UTC ]
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(PHOTOS) Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25: A history in photos

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-05 17:38:09 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salon du Livre in Montreal: Common Goals Across a Linguistic Divide

Several initiatives and issues in Canada's book industry are bringing francophone and anglophone publishers together to support their authors and celebrate their culture. The post Salon du Livre in Montreal: Common Goals Across a Linguistic Divide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nurturing the literary landscape

Benedicte Page reflects on the current status of literary fiction and the role of independent publishers in the book industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North of England publishers on obstacles to regional diversity in the book industry

Independent publishers based in the north of England explore the problems faced by such presses in a market dominated by London-based corporate publishers in a round-table discussion chaired by The Bookseller at Bradford Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers should 'hire more BAME staff' to improve representation in children’s books

Hiring more employees of colour and seeing stories with BAME characters as normal, not niche, are just some ideas suggested by the book industry following a damning report which revealed that only 4% of all the children’s books published in the UK last year featured a black, Asian or minority... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flexing Export Muscle Ahead of Brexit: The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2017 ‘Yearbook’

The Publishers Association released 2017 statistics on the UK book market, emphasizing strong export sales and the book industry's economic contribution ahead of Brexit. The post Flexing Export Muscle Ahead of Brexit: The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2017 ‘Yearbook’ appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing

If "unputdownable" means "putdownable" and "educational publishing" is "anything that's not trade publishing," what does "quality" mean in an insider's lexicon of the book industry? Ask Richard Charkin. The post An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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