#late july

Publishing news tagged with #late july


Print Unit Sales Jump by 20% In Late July

With double-digit increases in all but one category, unit sales of print books rose 20.2% in the week ended July 25, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Up at Oxford

“Surely some revelation is at hand.” ¤ A MEMOIR BY the journalist and sportswriter Simon Kuper appeared in the Financial Times in late July last year. It was about Kuper’s time at Oxford from the late 1980s onward, when he overlapped with Boris Johnson and Rory Stewart at Balliol College. Young... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-07-02 13:00:48 UTC ]
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UK’s Polari Book Prizes Announce 2019 Longlists at London’s Southbank Centre

With two awards in place this year, London’s Polari Prizes announce a dual set of shortlists, with longlists expected in late July. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Books That Tell the Truth’ his evening (June 10) at London’s Southbank Centre, opening the ninth year of the... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-10 20:51:46 UTC ]
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Facebook employees blame Sheryl Sandberg for company's downfall

When Facebook was growing quickly and its shares were soaring, Sandberg was lauded for her leadership and meticulous management of relationships. After writing the 2013 book "Lean In," which advocated for women in the workplace, she became the most famous female executive in America.But this... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US: authors ask DOJ to investigate Amazon

Author protest group Authors United is asking authors to sign a letter to the US Justice Department, asking it "to examine Amazon's control of the book market." The letter has been drafted with the help of the Authors Guild. Meanwhile both the American Booksellers Association and the Association... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking Stock of Overstock

Until Overstock began its price war with Amazon in late July, the companay and its CEO Patrick M. Byrne had kept a relatively low profile in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RDA Bankruptcy Plan Approved by Court

RDA Holding, parent company of The Reader's Digest Association, had its plan for emergence from bankruptcy approved and will officially exit Chapter 11 in late July. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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