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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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Russian Book Market Consolidation: Is It Closing Out Smaller Players?

Larger book publishing companies in Russia attract more government support, say critics, while smaller houses struggle to keep up. The post Russian Book Market Consolidation: Is It Closing Out Smaller Players? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German and French book trades issue impassioned plea for government support

Germany and France have called on policy-makers in their respective governments in Berlin and Paris as well as in Brussels for sustainable policies to promote books in the digital age. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Independent Publishers are an Essential Public Service

Government support for independent publishers is an essential public good because indie publishers provide an essential public service, argues Manuel Rico. The post Why Independent Publishers are an Essential Public Service appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALCS welcomes support for Hargreaves Review

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:12 The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society has welcomed the government support for the Hargreaves Review into intellectual property and growth, though it expressed concern over the proposals to extend copyright... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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