'Dylan Day' to be marked every year

Poet Dylan Thomas will be commemorated each year with a new "Dylan Day", to be celebrated on 14th May. The announcement comes at the end of the year-long Dylan Thomas 100 Festival, which has celebrated the centenary of the poet's birth. Dylan Day, beginning in 2015, will be funded for three years by the Welsh Government and  aim to raise the profile of Thomas' work both in Wales and abroad, through activities, events and educational resources. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Twenty years of Harry Potter marked with year-long campaign

Bloomsbury is set to celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with a year-long campaign, including special anniversary publishing and new projects with key partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PEN America Marks 100 Years

The literary advocacy and human rights organization marks the occasion with a museum exhibit, its first Congress of Writers in nearly a century, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tokyopop Marks 25 Years: CEO Stu Levy Looks Back and Ahead

Founded 25 years ago by Stu Levy at a time when manga was a niche within a niche, Tokyopop brought manga—Japanese book-format comics—to a new generation of young American fans, ushering in a new era in North American comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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White House Historical Association Marks 60 Years of Publishing

This year, 'The White House: An Historic Guide,' coedited by first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, celebrates its 60th year in print and, with it, the WHHA’s 60th year in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins marks 'five days of giving' this Christmas

HarperCollins is participating in "five days of giving" this week, to highlight the charities and causes it is supporting this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH launches global campaign marking 120 years of Peter Rabbit

Penguin Random House Children's is to launch a programme of commemorative publishing next year, in celebration of the 120th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘The Double Life of Bob Dylan’ is the definitive account of a shape-shifting genius’s early years

Even as a youngster, Dylan seemed to be aware of the importance of crafting his persona. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’

Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi. The post Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Question of the Day: How did data shape content creation in a year of change?

In 2021, Digiday and Connatix teamed up to ask experts at the Digiday Publishing Summit how the past year’s unprecedented online audience surge fundamentally changed the ways publishers use data to create content. In this installment of the Question of the Day, Joetta Gobell, vice president of... Continue reading at Digiday

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The best books to beat this year’s special brand of Valentine’s Day blues

Reading choices for your night in — whether you like sweet, steamy or need a good cry. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Marking 20 years of Routledge Classics

Tony Bruce, senior publisher at Routledge, talks to us about the plans for Routledge Classics' 20th anniversary.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading My Bliss: How 20-Year-Old Manga Helps Get Me Through the Day

Bliss is rare these days. Enjoy it. For me, that means burying myself in twenty-year-old manga to get through the day. Continue reading at Book Riot

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'I've never felt less festive': the art of writing Christmas novels, 365 days a year

Drinking sherry, bingeing Downton Abbey ... how authors keep up the spirit of the season, even when writing during heatwaves and a nightmarish ChristmasChristmas novels are not a new phenomenon. Charles Dickens sold out of his first print run of A Christmas Carol in days in December 1843, while... Continue reading at The Guardian

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HarperCollins marks 30 years of Dr Seuss classic

HarperCollins Children’s Books is celebrating 30 years of the Dr Seuss classic Oh, the Places You’ll Go! with a deluxe version. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gallery Books Marks 10 Years

The imprint, born the “love child of the merger of Pocket Books and Simon Spotlight Entertainment” in 2010, marked a decade in the business this January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Galway's Kennys Bookshop marks 80 years of trade

The independent family-run Kennys Bookshop & Art Gallery in Galway, Ireland, is celebrating 80 years in business this year after attributing its success to "innovation and experience". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nosy Crow to mark Climate Action Day

Nosy Crow will support sustainability app Refill to mark Climate Action Day on Saturday (30th November), after being inspired by the indie's recent book Earth Heroes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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On the Occasion of Margaret Atwood Day, Here Are Some Photos of Her Over the Years

Well, today is the day you’ve all been waiting for: Margaret Atwood’s hotly hyped, closely guarded, imperfectly embargoed, Booker-shortlisted The Testaments is on the bookstore shelves. For the superfans among you, we’ve collected a selection of photographs of Atwood below, from childhood to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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