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The publishing industry is probably even less diverse than you thought.

Children’s book publisher Lee & Low Books, a minority-owned company that focuses on multicultural literature, recently released the results of a survey geared towards finding out one thing: What do the numbers say about the widely perceived lack of diversity in the publishing world? The... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-29 21:40:46 UTC ]
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The Top 10 Library Stories of 2019

PW takes a look back at some of the library stories that captivated the publishing world in 2019, and examines what they portend for 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH's Dohle Touts Acquisitions, Worldwide Growth in Annual Letter

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle’s annual letter to company employees emphasized the acquisitions the publisher has made across the publishing world this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How does the Nobel Prize affect book sales? (And what if there’s controversy?)

In the publishing world, it seems like winning the Nobel Prize just isn’t what it used to be. A Deutsche Welle interview with Lucien Leitess, director of the Swiss publishing house Unionsverlag, explored the business of predicting a Nobel laureate’s commercial success. The controversy... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 19:54:24 UTC ]
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LVMH bids for Tiffany and Disney media review causes controversy: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-28 10:22:02 UTC ]
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Zuckerberg faces Congress as Facebook prepares to debut news tab: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-24 10:29:51 UTC ]
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I was proud my literature award. Then came the talk of ‘box-ticking’ | Chitra Ramaswamy

It’s clear that the publishing world needs more diversity. Why do some see this as compromising quality?Let me tell you a story. A few years ago, months after this riven old island voted to leave the European Union, and days after an ex-reality TV host became the leader of the free world, a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-11 15:37:44 UTC ]
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What HBO’s ‘Succession’ can teach us about advertising

As an abashed former News Corp employee (thankfully at HarperCollins, one of the Murdoch portfolio’s least-offensive holdings), HBO’s "Succession" is my straight shot of Sunday-night dopamine. The show’s great even if you aren’t attuned to the devastating, thinly veiled media and publishing... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-11 11:22:17 UTC ]
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Advertising lessons learned and reaffirmed by HBO’s ‘Succession’

As an abashed former News Corp employee (thankfully at HarperCollins, one of the Murdoch portfolio’s least-offensive holdings), HBO’s "Succession" is my straight shot of Sunday-night dopamine. The show’s great even if you aren’t attuned to the devastating, thinly veiled media and publishing... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-11 11:22:17 UTC ]
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Joanne Harris speaks out against publishing's focus on debuts

Joanne Harris has spoken out against an “absurd” focus on debuts in the publishing world.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:30:46 UTC ]
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For One Day, Hulu Is Picking Up the Tab for Adweek Readers

As a lowly editorial assistant, Aidy Bryant is hustling to break into the publishing world on the Hulu series Shrill. So it's fitting that the streaming service is making journalism more accessible for everyone. For today only, Hulu is offering everyone free access to all of Adweek's content.... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-23 04:01:50 UTC ]
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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-04 18:25:07 UTC ]
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JT LeRoy review – a less surprising hoax the second time around

The fake author who fooled the publishing world is brought back to life in a diverting tale that treads familiar ground“Sometimes, a lie’s more truth than the truth,” drawls author JT Leroy, speaking down a crackling telephone line. This straightforward dramatisation of Savannah Knoop’s 2008... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 07:00:10 UTC ]
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Hachette makes string of appointments from outside publishing in HR shake-up

Hachette has announced seven people are leaving its HR department to be replaced by new appointments, mainly from outside the publishing world, in a major shake-up. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 14:50:21 UTC ]
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Summer reading: dive into the perfect book

As publishers vie to persuade us to pack their titles for the holidays, we chart the evolution of the ’beach read’Summer reads, beach reads, holiday reads … at this time of year, the publishing world works itself into a sweat trying to force its novels into our carry-on luggage, or over the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-14 07:00:23 UTC ]
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TaleFlick Opens Adaptation Marketplace

TaleFlick, a company that fosters relationships between Hollywood and the publishing world, has just launched “The Marketplace,” an online platform where producers, publishers, agents, and writers can connect. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Expo 2019: New Directions for Licensing

After several years of conservative views toward licensing in the publishing world, the pendulum seems to be swinging back toward a more expansive outlook. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Pete Holmes On Losing (and Finding) His Religion

Comedian Pete Holmes brings his serious/funny funny/serious take to the publishing world with 'Comedy Sex God' (Harper Wave, May), a book that is part autobiography, part philosophical inquiry, and part spiritual quest. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book and Screen Week Names 2019 CAMEO Award Winners

The London Book Fair's public-facing festival, London Book and Screen Week, opens with its annual CAMEO Awards program for adaptations from the publishing world. The post London Book and Screen Week Names 2019 CAMEO Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Callaway Makes Sure You'll Remember Its Books

Remember Madonna’s 'Sex,' the 1992 succès de scandale that shook the publishing world? Or the Miss Spider books, TV series, and app? Both, and more, are the brainchildren of Nicholas Callaway, founder and CEO of Callaway Arts & Entertainment, which turns 40 this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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