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New Scottish library strategy aims to put them at heart of pandemic recovery

A new public library strategy for Scotland has been published, developed with the help of countries all over the world, including Denmark, Australia and the US, and seeking to make libraries key to helping people and their communities recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-24 05:25:24 UTC ]
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International book markets make 'significant' gains in first half of 2021

International book markets have made significant gains in the first half of 2021, defying the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey carried out by charts and market research data supplier GfK Entertainment. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-24 00:32:33 UTC ]
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Self-censorship hits Hong Kong book fair in wake of national security law

Far fewer politically sensitive titles are on display in the first such event since Beijing imposed sweeping new regulations Booksellers at Hong Kong’s annual book fair are offering a reduced selection of books deemed politically sensitive, as they try to avoid violating a sweeping national... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-15 10:57:25 UTC ]
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Bookshop site partners with Modern Films to support indies

Online retailer Bookshop.org is partnering with Modern Films on a new initative to support indie bookshops and film institutions across the UK, after a challenging 15 months owing to the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 08:56:46 UTC ]
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2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

From reporting on the coronavirus pandemic to an investigation of China’s internment of Uyghurs, here’s the full list of winners and finalists. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-11 20:41:33 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury profits jump as ‘joy of reading rediscovered’ in lockdown

Harry Potter publisher issues third profit upgrade of 2021 after sales increase to £185mCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLockdown reading has helped the Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury to its third profit upgrade of the year after a 22% surge in annual pre-tax... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-02 08:20:05 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2021: Final Decision in Mid-April

Organizers of the show say they're assessing 'ongoing uncertainty around international travel' in the coronavirus pandemic. The post London Book Fair 2021: Final Decision in Mid-April appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-31 08:12:26 UTC ]
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Lockdown reading: the lowdown

As early as May 2020 a Nielsen Book survey reported that 41% of UK adults were reading more during the coronavirus pandemic, almost doubling the time they spent reading books from around three-and-a-half hours a week to an average of six. In July 2020, National Literacy Trust research revealed... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-30 19:17:18 UTC ]
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Michael Lewis writes 'stunning' coronavirus book for Allen Lane

Michael Lewis has written a “stunning” book on a group of people who predicted the coronavirus pandemic, to be rushed out by Allen Lane. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 20:37:13 UTC ]
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Lagardère takes €465m state-guaranteed loan to counter effects of pandemic

Hachette UK's parent company Lagardère has taken a €465m government-backed loan to help it cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-04 09:13:16 UTC ]
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Italy’s ‘Why I Read’ Campaign Flies Again

Italy's annual book-donation program for school libraries is back this year, despite the constraints of the coronavirus pandemic. The post Italy’s ‘Why I Read’ Campaign Flies Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-18 17:11:45 UTC ]
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Only 9% of Ad Buyers Have a Clear Budget for Next Year

Seven months into the novel coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., ad buyers are still entering the market with uncertainty. Spending on traditional offline media is expected to be slashed by almost a third, although this could be offset by the continued rise in digital media investment by... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-09-02 14:20:11 UTC ]
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”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic

After seeing advertising in the travel category disappear, publishers including Insider, BuzzFeed and Condé Nast Traveler are seeing signs of life. The post ”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2020-08-20 04:01:00 UTC ]
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The context for the crisis: A Q&A with Penny Abernathy

For years, Penny Muse Abernathy—the Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism—has been studying the disintegration of journalism’s traditional business model, mapping losses of physical newsrooms across the United States. The current financial... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-08-19 12:57:27 UTC ]
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Evening Standard to cut 115 jobs as Covid-19 hits advertising

Print edition of London paper will remain but focus will shift to digital and mobile platformsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Evening Standard is to cut 115 jobs, a third of its staff, as the London freesheet seeks a dramatic reduction in costs to survive the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-07 10:58:35 UTC ]
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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 23:01:08 UTC ]
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This year’s National Book Awards Ceremony will be held online.

The National Book Foundation has announced that this year’s National Book Awards events—including the 71st annual ceremony—will be held digitally, due to the ongoing, not-even-remotely-controlled, coronavirus pandemic. Lisa Lucas, the National Book Foundation’s Executive Director, said of the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-10 14:22:53 UTC ]
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German book sales drop nearly 14% in 2020 first half

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the German book industry hard with sales down 13.9% year on year in the first half of 2020.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 04:40:48 UTC ]
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‘We’re so nervous': England’s bookshops prepare to reopen on Monday

Will browsing be allowed, or will we have to judge a book by its cover? With Waterstones and some indie shops set to open on 15 June, Alison Flood finds out what the plan isMelissa Davies had planned to fulfil a lifelong dream and open her independent bookshop, Pigeon Books, in Southsea, at the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 06:00:14 UTC ]
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Virtual, hybrid, live: what next for book events?

As has been widely reported over the past few weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has caused continued closures of theatre and performing arts venues, with potentially catastrophic effects across the industry.  At Fane we started by postponing our March - May shows to the Autumn, but with the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 13:31:31 UTC ]
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