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GBO Editors’ Trip Bolsters Visibility for German Children’s Publishing

German Book Office Editors' Trip participants get a first-hand look at current trends, books, and ideas in the German children’s book industry, June 26-July 1. The post GBO Editors’ Trip Bolsters Visibility for German Children’s Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German industry rocked by Federal Supreme Court ruling

A court ruling that ends the decades-long practice of distributing copyright levies equally between authors and publishers is rocking Germany’s book industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The future of FutureBook

What do you want from a website dedicated to the future of the book industry? I'll tell you what I don't. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's: publishers predict 2016 trends

The children’s book industry will continue to see demand for beautiful print books and diverse stories in 2016, and the market for Young Adult titles by UK authors will go from strength to strength, according to publishers and editors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tribute to Lord Weidenfeld, One of the Last Great Émigré Publishers

UK publisher Lord Weidenfeld was a towering and influential figure in the book industry, and he seemed to embody not only the history of publishing but also the history of Europe. The post Tribute to Lord Weidenfeld, One of the Last Great Émigré Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP, UNCF Partner to Improve Diversity Hiring in Book Biz

The AAP, working with the United Negro College Fund, is offering paid summer internships in the book industry to African American students at Historical Black Colleges and Universities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Happy Holidays! Christmas Carols for the Book Industry

As our parting gift to you for 2015, Publishing Perspectives re-imagines several popular Christmas carols through the prism of the book business. The post Happy Holidays! Christmas Carols for the Book Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On the “Virtual Unreality” of Publishing in Spain

Manuel Gil challenges assertions that Spain's book industry is diverse and competitive, calling them science fiction. The post On the “Virtual Unreality” of Publishing in Spain appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writ to the future

In October 2004, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin made a rare appearance at the Frankfurt Book Fair to launch what for them must have seemed like an ambitious yet benign programme to scan the world’s published content and make it available to search online, under what was then called... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rushdie to discuss freedom of expression at FBF

Salman Rushdie will discuss the significance of freedom of expression for authors and the book industry in his keynote address at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year. A spokesperson for the Frankfurt Book Fair said: “The publication of polemic literature and its consequences affect not just... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tips from Wanda

As SIBA prepares to hold its 40th regional conference in Raleigh, N.C., September 18–20, its executive director, Wanda Jewell, shares 40 pieces of advice for getting along in the book industry, gleaned from her 25 years with the group. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An education

Such is the impact of the austerity cuts, particularly on public and school libraries, that it can take a while to find someone in the book industry with good things to say about the next five years of Tory government. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Is Good for You … and Authors and the Book Industry

The real beneficiary of the DIY book boom is the publishing industry itself. The post Self-Publishing Is Good for You … and Authors and the Book Industry appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Economising’ Swiss bow out of Frankfurt

It has been four months since the Swiss National Bank abandoned the Euro cap on the Swiss franc and the mood in the book industry is grim. Trade publishers especially have slammed on the brakes and, with economising the order of the day, at least three major Swiss trade houses opted to forgo... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech journalists may have been wrong about Meerkat but they're right to get excited about new apps

The danger of a herd mentality in tech hack circles is real, including missing out on mainstream products, but a nose for interesting news goes beyond analyticsTechnology journalism – and US technology journalism in particular – is getting a roasting every bit as stinging as Justin Bieber’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Piracy, Bookstore Closures Hamper Spain’s Book Industry

Elena Ramirez, editorial director of Seix Barral and director of international fiction for Planeta, Spain’s largest publisher, observes that the Spanish book industry has adjusted to a new normal after the country’s financial crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests “self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.” The post Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Year of Literature Fighting “Toughest Test in Decades”

Though 2015 is designated the Year of Literature to stimulate reading in Russia, the country’s book industry is facing its toughest test in decades. The post Russia’s Year of Literature Fighting “Toughest Test in Decades” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'PW' Panel Looks at 'The Internet of Books'

The panel, “The Bookternet: Building Communities Online,” examined the ways that online book culture has transformed the book industry, offering both opportunities and pitfalls for publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France overhauls its book industry subsidies

The French culture ministry’s National Book Centre (Centre National du Livre, CNL) will overhaul its system of financial support for the book industry in order to simplify and update it. The reform, which was approved by the CNL’s board last week, reduces the number of interest-free loans and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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