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Where Intimacy Meets Tactility: Artists and Publishers on the Nature of the Photobook

For nearly every type of book, the physical book is not the thing we admire. The merit is situated outside the paper and glue. A novel, collection of short stories, memoir, gathering of poems, all create a story—whatever that may mean—in a reader’s head. A cookbook creates a fine meal upon a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-23 08:49:17 UTC ]
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Waiting for the Plane Tickets: Rights Pros on Digital Events

How do online rights events organized by literary agencies, publishers, and others compare to the physical book fair experience? We hear from several rights folks on how it's going so far. The post Waiting for the Plane Tickets: Rights Pros on Digital Events appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-19 18:49:46 UTC ]
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Sharjah Concludes Physical Book Fair Reporting 382,000 Attendees

Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference. The post Sharjah Concludes Physical Book Fair Reporting 382,000 Attendees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-17 15:54:45 UTC ]
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COVID-19 has hurt physical book sales and helped audio and digital

You would expect the recent coronavirus crisis to have helped digital entertainment, but with reading it is still led by the traditional hardback and softback formats. However, the pandemic is helping to dethrone physical books, as people are more cautious about going out. While paper books... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2020-11-11 10:35:53 UTC ]
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Making virtual local

When we started planning Book Week Scotland 2020, the natural fit for the theme was future: the year was filled with exciting possibilities and interactive, grassroot community projects. At Scottish Book Trust, planning that started in February soon shuddered to a halt: although we didn’t know... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 20:24:05 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair: Robert Caskie

Robert Caskie established Robert Caskie Ltd in April this year. He co-founded Caskie Mushens in 2017, after previous roles as senior agent and chief operating officer at PFD. The literary agent reckons any online equivalent will struggle to live up to the physical book fair—if he can get logged... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 10:17:05 UTC ]
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Physical book fairs 'still needed', as events go digital

Physical book fairs are still vital for business long-term, publishers say, amid expectations that the Beijing Book Fair may be online only this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 17:18:56 UTC ]
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HarperCollins and Pan Mac won't attend Frankfurt's physical book fair

HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan have said they won't attend Frankfurt Book Fair's physical event, scheduled to take place in October, while other UK publishers and agents say they are uncertain about whether to go.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 12:40:55 UTC ]
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Digital subscriptions help Sweden market rise as physical sales sink

Physical book sales in Sweden are falling but the take-up of digital subscription services is on the rise, leading to a boost in revenue during 2019, new figures show. Statistics published by trade magazine Svensk Bokhandel showed sales nudged up 1.1% by value and 4.9% by volume in 2019... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 15:14:31 UTC ]
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The Best Books for Print People, 2019

Magazine and newspaper executives may beg to differ, but our love affair with print media has been surprisingly resilient in the digital era. E-book sales have flattened, and physical book sales continue to outstrip the “disruptors” by a wide margin. In fact, as our annual review of “Books for... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-18 21:53:27 UTC ]
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JD Salinger estate finally agrees to ebook editions

Author’s son explains that wish for accessibility has persuaded trustees to look past his father’s dislike of digital mediaAfter years of refusing to allow publishers to digitise his works, the estate of JD Salinger has announced that the author’s famously small body of work will be published as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-12 15:49:19 UTC ]
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All the right moves

Philip Jones reflects on Marie Kondo's new Netflix series and the resilience of the physical book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print sales for Hillary Clinton’s book are best in five years for a nonfiction release

Preliminary numbers are finally out for Hillary Clinton’s newly released book, What Happened, and sales are doing quite well. According to the Associated Press, the book has already sold more than 300,000 copies–which includes hardcover, ebook, and audiobook. The hard copy sales, however, are... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jung Young Moon weaves a metafictional dream in 'Vaseline Buddha'

There are novels that try to transport you, that in the words of Neil Gaiman act as “a dream that you hold in your hand.” If the dream succeeds, you forget the physical book you are holding and travel to Tralfamadore, Wuthering Heights, Wonderland, wherever; you live life through the eyes of the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Takes Books Through The Looking Glass With Augmented Reality

The technology could one day serve as the basis for a product that embraces the physical book, while adding cool digital content on top.Technology that would bring the experience of reading a book into the 21st century—and not by replacing the book with a computer—was patented today by Google,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles Finds the Future With an App for In-store Searches

Foyles Book Search is a unique app that enables customers to find the location of a physical book within the confines of Foyle's Charing Cross bookstore. The post Foyles Finds the Future With an App for In-store Searches appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and digital help grow the book market in 2014

Last year the book trade “rekindled its love affair with the physical book”, Pan Macmillan’s m.d Anthony Forbes Watson has told The Bookseller. “Previous years have all been about growing ebook sales, but in 2014, in a market where ebook sales were plateauing, suddenly it was all about forward... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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