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Love the Smell of Old Books? This Bookseller Would Like You to Leave.

In his grouchy, funny memoir, “A Factotum in the Book Trade,” Marius Kociejowski writes about what a good bookstore should feel like, famous customers he’s served and more. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-18 18:02:04 UTC ]
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The German Book Market in 2021: Turnover Up 3.5 Percent

Challenges: First half of 2022, the German market has a sales shortfall of 11.1 percent in the local book trade compared to 2019. The post The German Book Market in 2021: Turnover Up 3.5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-07 21:04:45 UTC ]
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The book that tore publishing apart: ‘Harm has been done, and now everyone’s afraid’

Kate Clanchy’s memoir about teaching won the Orwell prize. Then, a year later, it became the centre of a storm that would engulf the lives of the author, her critics and dozens of people in the book trade. So what happened?At the end of March, a book that had been condemned to die came back to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-18 08:00:13 UTC ]
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Meet Linda Sunshine, Groundbreaking Book Trade Comics Editor

Linda Sunshine established comics reprint imprints at both Harmony Books and Fireside in the 1970s that produced some of the earliest hardcover and trade paperback comics collections in the book trade. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2022: Wendy Pearl

From her early career as a jack-of-all-marketing-trades to her present position representing adult titles for Penguin and for PRH distribution clients, Bay Area sales rep Wendy Pearl has had a front-row seat to the book trade. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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French book trade reports 20% sales surge in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may continue to cloud people’s lives, but it has generated a silver lining for the French book business.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 14:15:46 UTC ]
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Trade donates over one million books via Book Aid International

UK publishers and the book trade donated more than one million books to readers in 24 countries last year, according to charity Book Aid International.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-04 21:12:55 UTC ]
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The Bookseller 150: new talent is intent on broadening reach

Four in 10 of this year’s list of the book trade’s big cheeses are either new entries or 2021 first-timers, reflecting how the pandemic has reshaped publishing leadership. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-17 00:28:55 UTC ]
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Keeping events accessible in a post-pandemic landscape

The Covid-19 lockdowns have drastically altered book trade events and made a number of them more accessible, but how can we ensure they remain so in the years to come?   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 16:12:25 UTC ]
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Access Denied: disabled employees and job seekers reveal their stories

An in-depth report into the publishing industry, and how accessible it is to those with disabilities, shows there is much work to do to make the book trade truly reflective of society Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 08:40:19 UTC ]
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Spare Zoom Project racks up 300 introductions within three months

The Spare Zoom Project, the online adaptation of The Spare Room Project supporting book trade interns and job applicants from outside London, has made 320 introductions between jobseekers and publishing trade professionals since it launched in mid-November. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-09 16:04:45 UTC ]
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Perry appointed Book Trade Charity chief exec

Vic Perry, formerly of Jaguar Land Rover, has been appointed as the c.e.o. of the Book Trade Charity (BTBS), taking over from David Hicks when he retires on 31st March after 27 years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 13:49:20 UTC ]
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PW Launches New U.S. Book Trade Fair for May

Publishers Weekly will launch a new American publishing trade fair. The U.S. Book Show will run virtually May 26-28 and will offer events and programming for the domestic and international publishing industry, including booksellers, librarians, publishers, and self-published authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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TKO Studios Expands to the Book Trade, Movies

TKO Studios, an independent comics publisher based in Los Angeles designed around an unusual business model offering graphic novels and serial comics, is expanding its program into the book trade and TV and film development. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Relief at EU trade agreement but concerns over the 'maze' ahead

Some book trade leaders have expressed relief that the "nightmare" scenario of a no-deal scenario for post-Brexit trade has been averted—but a new burden of bureaucracy is descending on the industry, while many questions for the future remain unanswered. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-03 19:23:07 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Adam Lerner

Adam Lerner has been leading Minneapolis-based Lerner Publishing Group for roughly 20 years, and this year the independent children’s press’s reach has extended far beyond the traditional community of young readers, the book trade, and the school and library market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Weldon 'optimistic' amid pandemic as consumer demand soars

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has praised the resilience of the book trade in an interview at FutureBook 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 21:20:38 UTC ]
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US Book Industry: NPD Sees More Gains in July, 16 Percent Over 2019

The book trade continues a run of some 15 weeks of upward lift in the US market, says NPD's Kristen McLean, especially good 'for the dog days of summer.' The post US Book Industry: NPD Sees More Gains in July, 16 Percent Over 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 13:15:23 UTC ]
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'It's a mega year!': book trade braces for autumn onslaught of major new titles

After the lockdown, hundreds of delayed titles are expected this autumn including many household names vying for Christmas successFrom Richard Osman’s first crime novel to Caitlin Moran’s new memoir, almost 600 hardbacks are due to be published on 3 September in a “massive bun fight” of new... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-13 06:00:47 UTC ]
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The Bookseller acquired by publisher of the Stage

The Bookseller has been acquired by the publisher of theatre magazine the Stage, in a move that will see the 162-year-old book trade newspaper join forces with the 140-year-old brand. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 12:20:48 UTC ]
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