#book trade

Publishing news tagged with #book trade


Espiner calls on trade to disclose salaries in job adverts

Salaries need to be more clearly stated in book trade job adverts to avoid shutting people out through lack of transparency, and to help retain top talent, Katie Espiner, m.d. Orion, has said, calling on the whole trade to disclose salaries when recruiting. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 13:01:40 UTC ]
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Labour wins book trade’s backing as poll shows opinions hugely swayed by Brexit

The book trade has made its thoughts known in regards to which way it will likely be voting on 12th December in the coming general election, the fourth national vote in five years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 20:08:52 UTC ]
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Audio stream turns up volume once more

Now in its fourth year, the audio strand of FutureBook reflects the depth of the sector and its sheer variety, with all corners of the book trade catered for. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:47:22 UTC ]
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The politics of publishing

Philip Jones weighs up whether the book trade can, or should, try to balance politics with business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 05:24:22 UTC ]
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Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell review – a brilliant sequel

A heart-warming love letter to books and bookshops, by an amenable fellow turned antisocial old misanthrope“I was in here two years ago and you had a book by Roger Penrose. Do you know what happened to it?” Shaun Bythell – owner of the Book Shop in Wigtown, Galloway – has 100,000 books in stock,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-24 10:58:38 UTC ]
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The book trade must beware lipstick feminism

If a feminist brand, blogger or publisher is only centred on thin straight white women, then it’s not feminism, it’s misogyny, says Molly Masters.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 13:57:49 UTC ]
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Elliott to buy Barnes & Noble; Daunt will run both chains

In a seismic shift for the book trade, Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barnes & Noble in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $683m (£537m), including the assumption of debt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 06:45:26 UTC ]
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Leader of the pack

As Hachette UK releases its first Ethnicity Pay Gap report, Philip Jones reflects on the book trade's latest efforts to hire and publish inclusively. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gill Books buys Ireland's Collins Press

Gill Books has bought Irish indie publisher the Collins Press for an undisclosed sum after its owners announced their retirement following 30 years in the book trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We rush to condemn fakers such as Dan Mallory but the world has made impostors of us all | Rachel Cooke

The reaction to the exposure of the bestselling American author as a serial liar reveals more about our own insecurities than his duplicityWhat’s the difference between something going viral and a storm in a teacup? Not an awful lot, it often seems to me. Last week, everyone in publishing and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live 2018: ‘Putting a Rocket Up the Book Trade’

Wrapping up another year of publishing conferences, FutureBook Live in London will try to move attendees 'out of their comfort zone' amid the uncertainties of the UK market's future. The post FutureBook Live 2018: ‘Putting a Rocket Up the Book Trade’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘People, not tech’: Trade’s digital leaders optimistic for future

Voice and artificial intelligence are the most likely candidates to further disrupt the book business, according to the results of a survey of the book trade's most innovative, the FutureBook 40, conducted ahead of FutureBook Live, The Bookseller's publishing conference taking place on 30th... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkish agency urges 'understanding' for publishers in crisis-hit country

A literary agency in Turkey is calling on publishers and agents around the world to support the country's book trade with their "understanding" following the economic crisis and fall of the lira. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North American Comics Market Declined 6.5% in 2017

Combined North American sales of graphic novels and periodical comics declined about 6.5% to $1.01 billion in 2017, although graphic novel sales via the book trade were essentially flat. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book trade's Rising Stars of 2018 revealed

The annual list of the book trade’s next generation features a number of youngsters who are already right at the heart of the contemporary book trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novels Find Their Place at BookExpo, BookCon, and NYRF

In a signal of the continuing growth of the category in the book trade, graphic novel publishers announced new titles and had a lively presence at BookExpo, BookCon, and at the inaugural New York Rights Fair. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade figures fundraise for author of 'cult swimming classic'

Members of the book trade are supporting author Charles Sprawson with a fundraising iniative to raise money for care fees, as Vintage prepares to reissue his “cult swimming classic” Haunts of the Black Masseur. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors appeal for Quick Reads to continue

The book trade has reacted with shock and dismay to the “tragedy” that Quick Reads has been scrapped for next year after organisers struggled to find sponsorship. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade's runners complete hottest London Marathon on record

Members of the book trade braved the hottest London Marathon in history yesterday in the name of charity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading between the lines

Increasing the number of children and families who enjoy reading is the Holy Grail for BookTrust and the book trade. New research shines a light on why children read (and why others don’t read), and the findings could be transformative, says Diana Gerald. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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