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Comics for a Mobile Generation

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought huge swaths of the publishing industry to a halt, but one channel remains open and thriving: mobile webcomics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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French publishers warn of 'severe and lasting damage' from pandemic

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) said on Tuesday (19th May) that the Covid-19 pandemic has inflicted “severe and lasting damage” to French publishers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 15:13:17 UTC ]
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Condé Nast Lays Off Nearly 100 Employees, Furloughs Others

Condé Nast is laying off "just under 100" staffers in the U.S. as part of a larger cost-cutting effort at the company, CEO Roger Lynch said Wednesday morning. In a staff memo obtained by The Daily Beast's Maxwell Tani, Lynch said the cuts are concentrated in "specific areas where we could bring... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-13 14:49:32 UTC ]
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April Religion Bestsellers: Books on Hope and Peace Dominate

‘The Hope of Glory,’ ‘Suffer Strong,’ ‘The Gift of One Day,’ and more titles centered on overcoming challenges take the top 10 spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Jen Hatmaker Book Tops 17K Sales in First Week

Take a look behind the scenes at the marketing push for Jen Hatmaker’s new ‘Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire,’ released in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Retailers Offer a Status Update Amid Covid-19

The Christian Retail Association surveyed over 220 independent Christian bookstores to see how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted them, offering an idea of the number of store closures, furloughs, layoffs, and ways retailers are coping. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AHRC launches pandemic culture campaign

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is to explore the impact of culture during the Covid-19 pandemic via a new campaign, Boundless Creativity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 09:18:11 UTC ]
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HMH Hoping for a Second Half Rally

Total sales at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt fell only 2.4% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to a year ago, but the educational and trade book publisher said it expects its business to be "severely impacted" by the Covid-19 pandemic in the second quarter. It is projecting that most schools will... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival cancelled

This year's Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival has been cancelled, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 02:03:17 UTC ]
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DHA launches virtual open day

David Higham Associates (DHA) has announced this year's open day will take place online, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 19:47:27 UTC ]
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Covid-19 is no defence for undermining copyright, IPA states

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has reaffirmed the importance of copyright law, stating the Covid-19 pandemic "does not make copyright protection less viable or infringement less unlawful." Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 10:06:18 UTC ]
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Waines, Veitch Smith and Watt headline virtual National Crime Reading Month

A J Waines, Fiona Veitch Smith and Holly Watt will feature in this year's National Crime Reading Month, which is now online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-26 19:51:35 UTC ]
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Publishing Organizations Urge Public to Support Bookstores

In a joint statement released to mark World Book Day, leaders of three organizations serving the publishing industry issued a cry to support the country’s booksellers as they struggle to survive the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As Bookshop Booms, Questions Arise

The independent bookstore e-commerce site Bookshop.org has seen a 2,000% increase in sales in the last month and has become a lifeline for many stores that have been temporarily closed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet despite its apparent success, the site has skeptics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto Posts Profit in 2019, Outlook for 2020 Uncertain

The Quarto Group posted its first profit since 2016 last year, despite a sales decline. The financial forecast for 2020 is clouded by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has already led to "falling orders and revenues," the publisher said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pandemic spikes youth reading habits, TRA survey finds

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a spike in reading among young adults, a survey from The Reading Agency has found. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:12:37 UTC ]
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Booker International Prize postponed over coronavirus

The awarding of the £50,000 International Booker Prize ceremony is being postponed from May until later in the summer because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 00:41:32 UTC ]
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Faber delays Francesca Simon's new book to 2021

Faber has had to amend its children's books publishing schedule due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with Francesca Simon's latest title delayed until next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 15:49:56 UTC ]
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Sphere to publish 'necessary' essay collection on coronavirus pandemic

Sphere is publishing a collection of essays providing "a new non-fiction take on the Covid-19 pandemic". Titled A Little Light, it contains contributions from journalists including the science editors of both the Times and the Telegraph. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 00:13:49 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell to have third year as Waterstones Children's Laureate

BookTrust has extended Cressida Cowell's tenure at Waterstones Children's Laureate by a year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 17:01:56 UTC ]
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