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Harold Evans, Crusading Newspaperman With a Second Act, Dies at 92

In Britain, he helped redefine high-quality newspapers and challenged legal restrictions on the press. In America, he brought new scope and glitz to book publishing as the head of Random House. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 09:41:20 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces WIPO Partnership on Intellectual Property

Frankfurt’s new program with the World Intellectual Property Organization is intended to position book publishing amid accelerating content developments in the creative industries. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Boos: Issues Are ‘Evolving at an Extraordinary Pace’ s... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-17 09:00:09 UTC ]
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Publishing Professionals Push for Diversification Throughout Industry

Beyond the hiring of diverse editors, four publishing insiders said in a conversation sponsored by the Aspen Institute that if the needs of BIPOC readers are to be met, the industry must bring more diversity throughout the book publishing ecosystem. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Leaders Issuing Warning over Amazon’s Market Power

If Amazon's market power over book publishing is left unchecked, competition in the industry will continue to diminish, the heads of the AAP, ABA, and Authors Guild wrote in a letter to the chairman of the House Antitrust Subcommittee. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity in the Age of Black Lives Matter

Since the killing of George Floyd in late May, the book publishing industry, overwhelmingly white at every level, seems to have reached a period of reckoning about its own history of exclusionary hiring practices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact in Russia: Publisher Cites Up to 75-Percent Profit Loss

The Russian market's book publishing sector has been designated by the state as eligible for special financial support during the pandemic. The post Coronavirus Impact in Russia: Publisher Cites Up to 75-Percent Profit Loss appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 16:37:40 UTC ]
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Obituary: India Cooper

Veteran book publishing copy editor and actor India Cooper died on May 17 in Madison, Ind., after a brief illness. She was 67. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Craft, DIY, and Activity Books Buoy Publishers During Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted all aspects of book publishing, from putting pressure on sales channels to changing the kinds of books consumers want. A number of independent publishers have pivoted to meet the demand for books in newly-popular categories and formats. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What Book Orgs Are Doing to Help the Biz Through Covid-19

Trade associations and other organizations have stepped up to provide information and resources to help those in the book publishing industry navigate the crisis. Below is an overview of what a number of groups are doing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Covid-19 Updates: Special Offers and Discounts

A list of special offers and discounts offered in an effort to mitigate the impact of the new coronavirus on the book publishing industry and related communities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Lutz fights for L.A. publishing, this time as a novelist

Los Angeles Review of Books editor Tom Lutz talks about "Born Slippy," his first novel, and why the city should have a more vibrant book publishing industry Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-09 15:00:03 UTC ]
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Maddox Promoted to V-P of Book Publishing at B&H

Devin Maddox, formerly trade book publisher at B&H, has been promoted to v-p of book publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Hybrid Publishing Right For You?

Are you a bit mystified with the book publishing process? Jennifer Scroggins, executive vice president of the hybrid press KiCam projects, explains what hybrid publishing can do for authors. The post Is Hybrid Publishing Right For You? by Jennifer Scroggins appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-19 14:00:22 UTC ]
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The Very First Books Published by Some of Your Favorite Publishing Houses

One of the most interesting things about book publishing, as an industry, is the way imprints and publishing houses develop over time—shifting focus to keep up with public interest, taking on personalities along with personnel, changing hands ad nauseam and merging like no one’s watching.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-15 09:36:09 UTC ]
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Industry 4.0: The Next Revolution in Book Publishing and Manufacturing

As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, book publishing and manufacturing are being affected by automation, data exchange, artificial intelligence, and more. This webinar will explore what it means for publishers and manufacturers, what industry leaders are already doing, and how they plan... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-08-05 15:22:41 UTC ]
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PRH to acquire F+W book publishing assets

Penguin Random House is set to acquire the book publishing assets of F+W Media following the media company’s bankruptcy, with the effects on F+W's UK division unclear. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 19:21:17 UTC ]
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Survey: Worldwide Sales of Licensed Material Surpasses US$280 Billion in 2018

The entertainment and character sector, in which book publishing operates, held the largest position in global licensing, according to a new survey from Licensing International. The post Survey: Worldwide Sales of Licensed Material Surpasses US$280 Billion in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-12 07:30:10 UTC ]
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Czech Newspaper Launches Crowdfunded Effort in Book Publishing

The Miami-based Czech news correspondent Jana Ciglerová is the author of the first book to be released in October by the newly established Edice N in Prague. The post Czech Newspaper Launches Crowdfunded Effort in Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-31 05:30:45 UTC ]
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The book industry isn't dead. That's just an excuse to keep salaries low

Poor working conditions for book editors are ingrained. It’s time for that to change – no matter how much we love our jobsBook editors love their jobs, perhaps more than the average worker. We work diligently with motivated and inspiring peers on projects we are proud of. You may not realise... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World

Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world The post Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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