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Licensing Expo 2019: Publishers Hunt New Revenue Streams

A number of publishers and licensors exhibiting at or attending this year’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas are looking to license their proprietary, book-based brands to manufacturers of toys, arts and crafts, apparel, and other products. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Farhan Zaidi thinks Connor Joe can follow the Max Muncy model with Giants

In the final week of February, in a hotel in Las Vegas, Farhan Zaidi lobbied free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper to spend the next decade with the San Francisco Giants. When Harper declined San Francisco’s $310-million offer for a more lucrative contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, Zaidi... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Las Vegas is like during the first weekend of March Madness

With the start of March Madness, Las Vegas transforms into the epicenter of college basketball, with tens of thousands of bettors filling sports books across the city. The Los Angeles Times has dispatched Page 2 columnist Arash Markazi, videographer Mark Potts and photographer Kent Nishimura to... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Don’t count on the Dodgers’ flirtation with Bryce Harper to end up in a long-term deal

The timing was perfect and the symbolism entirely appropriate: a Brinks truck pulling into the parking lot of the Dodgers’ spring training facility soon after team executives returned from a meeting in Las Vegas with free agent Bryce Harper. The question the Dodgers have to answer isn’t whether... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Las Vegas establishes Chargers as 2 1/2-point underdogs in playoff opener at Baltimore

The Chargers opened as a 2 1/2-point underdog to the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the NFL playoffs on Jan. 6, according to a preeminent oddsmaker’s line set Sunday night in Las Vegas. Westgate Superbook Race and Sports Book Director Jay Kornegay set the over/under for the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Expo 2018: Publishers Look to Product Extensions to Attract More Readers

While most publishers at Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week are there as attendees, a growing number of houses are participating as exhibitors as well. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Believer Wants Las Vegas To Believe... in Literature

Sin City built a playoffs-worthy NHL franchise in a year. Can it also build a literary oasis in the middle of the Mojave? If the Believer Festival is any indication, that answer is yes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Shine at Licensing Expo

Books are playing a starring role at this year’s Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas, which began yesterday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sports book director rejects any Raiders gambling curb if team moves to Las Vegas

In answering whether the NFL would allow betting in Las Vegas should the Oakland Raiders relocate to Las Vegas, the director of the largest sports book operation on The Strip may have created the town’s new catchphrase.“You come to Vegas, you take Vegas the way Vegas is,” said MGM Resorts’ Jay... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Suiteness.com opens the door to luxe rooms in Las Vegas and Miami

Very important person? Why yes, I am. Now. Name: Suiteness.com What it does: It's a website that opens the doors to online booking for 17,000 luxury suites you never knew existed in Las Vegas, Miami and New York. Los Angeles is up next. More than 50% of the inventory is exclusive to Suiteness. .. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending October 16, 2015

Fall book festivals continue to abound around the country with ones in Las Vegas, Houston, and the Twin Cities slated to take place this weekend. The Boston Book Festival kicks off on October 23. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Central Recovery Press Releases Movie Companion Title

Las Vegas–based publisher Central Recovery Press was founded in 2006 by parent company Central Recovery, with the mission to counteract the stigma associated with addiction, treatment, and recovery, explained executive editor Nancy Schenck. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Changing World of Licensed Publishing

Film and television properties continue to generate buzz on the show floor at Licensing Expo, held last month in Las Vegas. But a popular entertainment property, on its own, is often no longer enough to drive licensed publishing success. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Social Media Properties Gain at Licensing Expo

Editors and licensing acquisition executives from publishing houses including Lerner, Bendon, Candlewick, Random House, and others are among the attendees roaming the show floor at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, which runs June 9-11. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in graphic novel reincarnation

Hunter S Thompson’s ‘gonzo’ account of a drug-addled road trip has been adapted into a graphic novel by artist Troy LittleHunter S Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – intimately bound up in most readers’ minds with Ralph Steadman’s hallucinatory illustrations – is set to be turned into a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to publish Nick Cave bundle

Canongate will publish a new book from musician Nick Cave, including a limited edition priced at £750. The Sick Bag Song will be published by Canongate on 8th April and sold exclusively through the site thesickbagsong.com. Based around Cave's 2014 tour of the US, it was originally written on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Monkey’s Diary: Rebekah Brooks, WIA, Sarah Vine and Snowy

Read Media Monkey’s diary from the Monday print pages• To the Paddy Power Political Book awards 2015 at London’s Imax cinema, where the winners included Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson, Andrew Marr revealed his next book (presumably another novel because his first one was, er, so remarkable)... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julian Gough funds writing trip on Kickstarter

Author Julian Gough is using Kickstarter to part-fund a writing research trip to Las Vegas. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Awards 2014 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries

Michigan’s Ypsilanti District Library and Montana’s Lewis & Clark Library were both awarded 2014 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries at the recent American Library Association convention in Las Vegas. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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