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Criminal stereotypes

I was 10 years old when I read my first crime fiction novel. A charity shop copy of Agatha Christie’s 1935 Death in the Clouds, gifted from my gran. For the 38 years since I have devoured crime fiction and thrillers. And I am not alone. In the UK in June 2020, the publishing industry saw a crime... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 22:50:13 UTC ]
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Dohle optimistic about publishing's future and insists S&S acquisition 'pro-competitive'

Penguin Random House worldwide chief executive Markus Dohle says he is "optimistic" about the future of the publishing industry, claiming "it's the best time in this business since Gutenberg invented the printing press". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 11:07:03 UTC ]
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Publishing industry 'needs to collaborate' to improve sustainability

The publishing industry needs to collaborate in order to improve its sustainability, because the size of the challenge is “so enormous” FutureBook audiences were told today.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 06:42:09 UTC ]
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Podcasters on sharing industry knowhow

A number of those working within the publishing industry are turning to podcasts to demystify the trade and share their career advice. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-12 11:00:36 UTC ]
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Art of Writing 2021 Highlights Diverse Characters, Mental Health

Hosted annually by the ECPA, 2021’s Art of Writing took place virtually from Sept. 30—Nov. 4 with webinars touching on the need for authentic representations of diverse people, the impacts of Covid-19 on writers, and other challenges within the Christian publishing industry today. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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From pledges to action

The Bookseller‘s recent Climate Issue (October 15th) successfully addressed the intertwined problem of commercial and environmental sustainability from a range of perspectives. This is vital to encourage broad engagement and hopefully commitment to change. But is the action the publishing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 20:27:36 UTC ]
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John Hitchin obituary

My father, John Hitchin, who has died aged 88, was a marketing and publicity specialist in the publishing industry who spent three decades with Penguin Books, where he was responsible for a number of innovations, including the first paperback gift set and the first display “dump” bin. As... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-28 19:33:32 UTC ]
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At Reimagining Bookstores, 'Provocations' Fuel Drive for Sustainable Bookselling

Reimagining Bookstores, a two-day online gathering of booksellers and publishing industry professionals, came to a close on October 19 with a clear mandate to continue building a movement to develop strategies that will lead to a more diverse, sustainable, and equitable bookselling trade in America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Access Denied: disabled employees and job seekers reveal their stories

An in-depth report into the publishing industry, and how accessible it is to those with disabilities, shows there is much work to do to make the book trade truly reflective of society Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 08:40:19 UTC ]
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Freelancing and mental health in the publishing industry

Reedsy's Thao Nguyen reflects on some of the benefits and challenges of being your own boss. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 12:07:00 UTC ]
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Gardners and Raynor among award winners at BA Conference

Awards celebrating figures from across the publishing industry have been announced at the Booksellers Association Conference, with recognition for Gardners and Headline's Caitlin Raynor among others.     Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 02:38:56 UTC ]
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2021 Top Women in Media Awards Luncheon

The women spearheading the progression of the publishing industry will be recognized at the Top Women in Media Awards Celebration on September 30, The post 2021 Top Women in Media Awards Luncheon appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2021-09-10 21:00:13 UTC ]
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Trade invited to form group and change industry 'for the better'

An open invitation from figures including Nikesh Shukla and Yara Rodrigues Fowler has been issued for people in the trade to form a group that will "change the UK publishing industry for the better".   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 01:23:23 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on changes to copyright law: book lovers beware | Editorial

A government proposal to ease restrictions on the sale of imported cultural works risks harming a world-class industryThe hoopla around the release of Sally Rooney’s new novel on Tuesday – with bookshops opening early, and queues of shoppers eager to lay their hands on Beautiful World, Where Are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-07 18:00:33 UTC ]
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Outside the echo chamber

The polite, white middle-class mass that encompasses most of the publishing industry doesn’t hold prejudice against foreigners, probably voted Remain, and yet they will still shut the door in your face. If you’re not British and middle-class, the chances are that you won’t understand the subtle... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 06:45:54 UTC ]
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Printing in Hong Kong and China 2021: All Our Coverage

While the publishing industry had a relatively stable 2020 and a pretty sunny 2021 thus far, we are definitely not out of the woods yet, not with the mutating virus around. For Hong Kong/China print manufacturers, pandemic-induced challenges outside of their control are hampering the efforts to... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A long way to go

Representation matters. Last year, using the 2020 Arthur C. Clarke Award submission list, I wrote about the problems facing the genre publishing industry here in the UK. Since then, using the same methodology, we’ve collated the data from 2013 through 2020 to look for progress. We could have... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 19:02:10 UTC ]
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The Conservative Publishing Industry Has a Joe Biden Problem

Neither authors nor publishing houses have figured out how to turn the new president into a compelling villain. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2021-06-02 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Joel Friedlander

Joel Friedlander, the author, blogger, book designer, publisher, and publishing industry consultant, died on May 7 of cancer. He was 73. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In the Instagram age, you actually can judge a book by its cover

Social media is now a vital platform to promote new titles. And that means jacket designs that hit you ‘hard and quick’Last week’s big literary event was not the publication of a new book, the million-pound signing of a celebrity author or the announcement of a prestigious prize. Instead, it was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-18 09:00:04 UTC ]
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