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Penguin Random House Extends Open License for Online Readings Through 2020

The program was first announced in March to encourage digital read-aloud sessions for libraries and schools forced to close by the novel coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Strand Book Store Union Denounces New Layoffs

The Strand Book Store’s union forcefully denounced the firing of twelve booksellers who were only recently rehired after mass layoffs during the first weeks of the new coronavirus outbreak in March. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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City Lights Bookstore launches successful GoFundMe campaign

One of the world's most famous bookstores was forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak and asked for help to pay the bills Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2020-04-12 16:59:42 UTC ]
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CUP provides free resources to support students during coronavirus outbreak

Cambridge University Press is providing free access to books, research and learning materials for teachers, students and researchers impacted by the coronavirus.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 06:39:31 UTC ]
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Wiley Cuts Financial Forecast for Fiscal 2020

John Wiley & Sons estimated the coronavirus outbreak will drop revenues for the fiscal year ending April 30 by about $50 million from its previous expectations, president and CEO Brian Napack said. Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be $25 million lower than original forecasts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This year's Lollies cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Scholastic has cancelled the Laugh Out Loud Awards (known as the Lollies) for 2020, due to schools closing and the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 22:49:38 UTC ]
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RELX reports 'significant impact' to exhibitions business owing to coronavirus

RELX, whose Reed Exhibitions business organises the London Book Fair and BookExpo, has published a trading statement revealing exhibitions are being "impacted significantly" by the coronavirus outbreak, making the group's outlook for the year as a whole "highly uncertain". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 07:29:50 UTC ]
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Survey of Independent Bookstores Shows Coronavirus Toll

We surveyed nearly three dozen bookstores with more than a thousand years of bookselling experience between them to find out how the new coronavirus outbreak has altered the work that they do. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Live: Publishers postpone major titles until pandemic is over

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's advice regarding social distancing, many publications are being postponed until the new year, to prevent authors missing out on crucial face-to-face promotion.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 00:23:37 UTC ]
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J K Rowling and Wizarding World partners launch Harry Potter at Home

J K Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have announced three new initiatives under the banner Harry Potter At Home, to help children, parents, carers and teachers who are at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 16:21:07 UTC ]
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Finally working on that novel as you self-isolate? You're not alone

There’s been a rapid rise in submissions from would-be authors since the coronavirus outbreak. If you’re dusting off your manuscript, here are some things to keep in mindIf you’re one of those people who always said they would write a novel if only they had the time: this is your moment. As more... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-26 16:00:31 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble closes 65% of stores

Barnes & Noble has temporarily shut approximately 65% of its stores following the coronavirus outbreak in the US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 09:54:48 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Book trade staffers tell of anxiety over coronavirus outbreak

Anxiety about health and finances, stress at juggling childcare and uncertainty for the future are frequent reactions among book trade staffers to working through the current coronavirus crisis, according to the nearly 150 respondents to The Bookseller's survey, launched yesterday Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 20:14:36 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers February 2020: A Market Stilled by Contagion

While China's bestseller charts typically feature new releases, under the coronavirus outbreak, the lists have gone into a kind of lockdown of their own. The post China Bestsellers February 2020: A Market Stilled by Contagion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-25 14:23:29 UTC ]
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Paraclete Postpones Two Books Amid Covid-19 Disruptions

Paraclete Press announced that it is delaying the publication of two titles originally slated for release May and early June due to the new coronavirus outbreak and “a mostly disrupted book market at every level,” the publisher said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced it will not be shipping new comic books to retailers "until further notice" due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-25 00:11:33 UTC ]
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The Bookseller survey: staff experiences of working through the coronavirus challenge

At the coronavirus outbreak reshapes our industry, The Bookseller is inviting staff members from across the book trade to share their experiences of working during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 12:47:26 UTC ]
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W H Smith closes 60% of stores as Johnson shuts shops and libraries

W H Smith has closed around 60% of its shops after the Prime Minister ordered non-essential stores to shut owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 20:27:47 UTC ]
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Sales soar 2,000% for Little Princess picture book on handwashing

Parents keen to encourage children into good hygiene practices during the coronavirus outbreak turn to Tony Ross’s anarchic creation for helpParents desperate to persuade their children to keep washing their hands have been turning to Tony Ross’s anarchic creation the Little Princess for help,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-23 12:31:25 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-19 23:32:50 UTC ]
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