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The Great Nerdification

The crossover between tabletop gaming, comics, and book publishing is intensifying. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

The Justice Department’s legal effort to block the merger of book publishing giants Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is more than just a showcase for the Biden administration’s tougher approach to corporate consolidation Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2022-08-06 14:26:56 UTC ]
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Finding a Place for Disability in Publishing

Too much work, too little money, and career decisions made in response to health care precarity: this is the reality of people with disabilities in book publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why this book startup is taking a page from Glossier and Allbirds

Book publishing startup Parea is using the DTC playbook to connect new authors to communities who will engage with their work. Every year, publishers release thousands of new titles, but the vast majority don’t turn a profit. M0st authors spend years working on a book, only to see it languish,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-06-14 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse: Appeal for Ukraine’s Book Industry

A new, fundraising opportunity for Ukraine's book publishing industry has been coordinated by Frankfurt and its sister organizations. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse: Appeal for Ukraine’s Book Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-25 15:13:34 UTC ]
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How the Book Industry Turns Its Own Racism into a Marketable Product

The failure of progressive change in contemporary book publishing is so total that there is now a whole string of books about the failure of progressive change in contemporary book publishing, often backed enthusiastically by big corporate publishers, in an elaborate circuit of denial and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-20 08:55:05 UTC ]
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Book Publishing Is Healthy in the Heartland

Midwest publishers are optimistic sales gains in 2021 will carry into 2022 despite supply chain issues. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times Focuses New Ads on How It Reflects and Enriches Readers’ Lives

Vera, a cello player and Scrabble devotee, has been a New York Times subscriber for the past 75 years, developing her print habit somewhere around the Truman administration. These days, she's reading stories about Eugene O'Neill, TV dinners, book publishing and "getting older without getting... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2022-02-07 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Books overboard! Supply chain headaches leave publishing all at sea

Containers full of books at the bottom of the ocean are just one problem for an industry facing a host of shortagesThe supply chain crisis over the last year has caused quite a splash for the book publishing industry – literally.In early January, a large shipping vessel coming from Taiwan was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-07 07:00:04 UTC ]
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Appreciation: Sylvère Lotringer made book publishing safe for dangerous ideas

'Never give people what they want, or they'll hate you for it,' said Lotringer, founder of the influential publisher Semiotext(e), who died last week. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-18 14:30:04 UTC ]
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In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate

At a time when American book publishing is exploring its place in the nation's political fray, the controversial '1619 Project' is coming out as a book. The post In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-09 13:43:48 UTC ]
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A few ideas for how TV shows about book publishing could include more Lit Hub.

I’ve recently been enjoying season two of the HBO Max series Love Life. I enjoyed season one because it felt like a combination of an extended rom-com and listening to someone talk about their first dates, two genres I enjoy. Season two is even better, because it stars William Jackson Harper... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-05 19:27:36 UTC ]
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US files antitrust suit to stop major book publisher merger

The Justice Department is suing to block a $2.2 billion book publishing deal that would have reshaped the industry Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2021-11-02 21:39:48 UTC ]
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A Frankfurt Conference Interview: Siv Bublitz on Publishing ‘Books That Speak to Each Other’

Siv Bublitz, speaking in the digital Frankfurt Conference on Oct 12, has led S. Fischer to optimize its editorial and book publishing strategy. The post A Frankfurt Conference Interview: Siv Bublitz on Publishing ‘Books That Speak to Each Other’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-10 01:16:33 UTC ]
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In Focus: Immigration in Book Publishing

Publishers discuss immigration and the role of book publishing in understanding the American experience. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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It's Official: Book Publishing Sales Held at $25 Billion in 2020

The Association of American Publishers released its final report on 2020 industry sales today and the figures show another flat year, with sales down 0.2% compared to 2019, slipping to $25.71 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO

A major move for women in leadership in the English-language book publishing markets, Prior moves from Penguin Random House UK to helm Pan Macmillan in London. The post Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-30 13:15:15 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre May Get New Owner

French conglomerate Vivendi appears headed to win control of Lagardère, owner of Hachette Livre. Vivendi already owns the French publisher Editis, and has been looking to increase its presence in book publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Studying Gender Representation and the Contemporary ISNI Identifier

The ISNI International Agency is having a group of advisers from sectors including book publishing and rights review its treatment of gender. The post Studying Gender Representation and the Contemporary ISNI Identifier appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-19 00:32:14 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Diversity Webinar Asks: Can Book Publishing Change?

The Authors Guild's virtual panel "Centering Black Voices: Short-Term Progress or Sustainable Change?," held on July 27, offered a wide-ranging examination of the history and potential of the book industry’s continuing struggle to address diversity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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