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New Grant Program Will Aid Indie Bookstores

A new industry initiative to help independent booksellers and comic shops recover from the Covid-19 pandemic is being launched today, with a $500,000 contribution from Ingram Charities and Ingram Content Group as well as significant gifts from Bookshop.org and four major publishers. The Survive... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Report publication: Publishing Sector in Ukraine

Exploring the Ukrainian publishing sectorThe British Council, with support from the Ukrainian Book Institute, commissioned the research which was undertaken by Emma Shercliff from February to October 2020, with the aim of exploring the Ukrainian publishing sector in more detail, and finding ways... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2021-03-29 15:27:40 UTC ]
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Libraries Offering Services to Seniors During COVID-19 Pandemic

Taking a look at libraries offering services to seniors during the pandemic, with programs for memory care, vaccine roll-out, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-03 11:33:00 UTC ]
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According to data, Black and Latinx Millennials are keeping the book industry alive.

Surprisingly, despite the heavy toll taken by the COVID-19 pandemic on brick and mortar bookstores (especially independent brick and mortar bookstores) nationwide, US book sales actually increased by 8 percent in 2020. What demographic is responsible for keeping the industry alive and thriving... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 19:04:39 UTC ]
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CUP to celebrate inspiring teachers at awards

Cambridge University Press is asking people to nominate inspiring people for its Dedicated Teacher Awards after a tough year for the profession during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 12:52:38 UTC ]
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France's bookshops report 3.3% sales dip in Covid-hit 2020

France's bricks-and-mortar booksellers have reported a year-on-year fall in sales of only 3.3% in 2020, despite a total of three months closure across two lockdowns, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 14:21:18 UTC ]
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Poets House, Hammered by Pandemic, Suspends Operations

Poets House, the poetry library in lower Manhattan founded in 1986, has suspended operations indefinitely, due to budgetary issues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, Lee Briccetti, the executive director of Poets House for more than 30 years, will retire in 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Skillset Podcast #4: Academic Libraries in the Wake of Covid-19 with Clemson University’s Christopher Cox

Host David Lankes catches up with Christopher Cox, Dean of Libraries at Clemson University, to talk about the lessons Clemson—and academic libraries more broadly—are learning in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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David Grossman calls on writers to bear witness to pandemic

Speaking at the launch for the Frankfurt book fair – this year focused online – the novelist said authors’ observations could ease the burden of the diseaseThe celebrated Israeli novelist David Grossman has called on his fellow writers to be “trenchant witnesses” to the Covid-19 pandemic, and to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-14 12:54:03 UTC ]
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FX Taps Chefs to Redefine the American Pie for Fargo Season 4

When Season 4 of FX's Fargo was slated to premiere in April, the network planned to promote the anthology crime series with a pop-up pie shop in Los Angeles. The Covid-19 pandemic not only postponed production and the premiere date, but FX's initial experiential plans as well. While Fargo... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-10-09 14:07:55 UTC ]
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How Bookstore Unions Are Stepping Up

No single event has wiped out more bookselling jobs in the modern era than the Covid-19 pandemic. Few booksellers have any job protections—that is, unless they have a union. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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First Half Sales Slipped 1.4% at PRH

A good performance in the U.S. plus higher digital and online sales helped to soften the blow of the Covid-19 pandemic across Penguin Random House's global operations in the first half of 2020, parent company Bertelsmann said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Alderton, Osman and Babalola among bookseller tips for bumper autumn

A number of figures from across the retail spectrum are enthused by the prospect of a bumper autumn of releases, after many were delayed owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-14 03:13:11 UTC ]
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Ilze Hugo on Writing a Pandemic Novel and Seeing it Come True

Few science fiction writers have their vision of the future tested immediately upon publication. But that’s what happened to Ilze Hugo, whose novel about a mysterious epidemic, The Down Days, debuted in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. “To be published right in the middle of all this is the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-07 08:48:58 UTC ]
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Multiple Editors-in-Chief Exit Modern Luxury Amid Staff Cuts

High-end regional magazine publisher Modern Luxury Media parted ways with several employees in a restructuring earlier this month, including at least seven editors-in-chief, Folio: has learned. Those who have exited the company since the start of July include the editors-in-chief at both San... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-14 13:28:14 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Surprising Increase in First Half of 2020

Despite the economic turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, unit sales of print books rose 2.8% in the first six months of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: The Börsenverein’ Report on the German Market

A report on the German publishing industry is focused on effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on continental Europe's largest book market. The post Coronavirus Impact: The Börsenverein’ Report on the German Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-09 14:42:48 UTC ]
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Guildford Book Festival appeals for funds

The Guildford Book Festival is appealing for funds for the first time in its 31-year history, after learning the Covid-19 pandemic could make this October's edition its last. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 01:35:14 UTC ]
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Ingram Upgrades Printing, Shipping Networks

Citing industry shifts as well as disruptions in the publishing supply chain caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ingram Content Group said it is investing millions of dollars in an upgrade to its global printing and distribution network. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s what Bill Gates is reading and binging during the COVID-19 pandemic

After months of reading only coronavirus-related research, Gates is back to enjoying a good book and binging a good show every now and then. Yesterday Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates sat down with Fast Company’s editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta to talk about a range of topics... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-01 07:10:17 UTC ]
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