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Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Bids for Simon & Schuster

A sale of the venerable publisher of Stephen King and Hillary Clinton could fetch $1.7 billion and rev up consolidation in book publishing. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-17 08:28:15 UTC ]
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FutureBook: Not-yet-famous five vie for Start-Up of the Year award

FutureBook celebrates start-ups that are making a unique impact on the book publishing industry. Over the past few years, the judges have rewarded both high-growth start-ups and smaller players transforming the business of books. Previous winners include Reedsy, Kadaxis, Unrd, The Pound Project... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-06 02:47:19 UTC ]
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‘There Are Tons of Brown Faces Missing’: Publishers Step Up Diversity Efforts

The push in book publishing for more authors and workers of color hasn’t abated, and companies are increasingly making lasting changes to the way they do business. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-29 16:18:17 UTC ]
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Anti-Extremism Versus Anti-Fascism

CONTEMPORARY FASCISM HAS MOVED faster than conventional book publishing can turn out the books to explain it. Two recent releases highlight markedly different approaches to the contemporary far right and a fundamental disagreement over how to contain its spread. Sociologist Cynthia... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-25 15:00:46 UTC ]
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Molly Stern Launches Zando

Former Crown publisher Molly Stern has returned to book publishing as the founder of Zando, an independent publisher that will develop its own list as well as partner with “influential people, platforms and institutions to acquire and publish new titles under their own imprints." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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