'Significant' piracy problem explored at New York's BISG

There was a core of optimism at the Book Industry Study Group’s annual meeting in New York, despite sluggish trade sales and challenges facing the business – from old problems roaring back, like returns and piracy, to that new mystery, blockchain technology. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York's BISG explores 'new normal' of printing and paper problems

Kobo c.e.o. Michael Tamblyn gave the closing keynote at the Book Industry Study Group's annual meeting in New York last week, describing how publishers lose money by leaving it on the digital table. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 25 Most Significant New York City Novels From the Last 100 Years

Four writers and one bookseller gathered over Zoom to make a list devoted to fiction in which the city is more than mere setting. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Rise of comic book piracy 'a real problem'

Comic book creators search for ways to combat the rise of illegal digital sharing of their work. Continue reading at BBC World

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BISG Explores Promise, Reality of Blockchain Technology

BISG organized a panel about blockchain and its application to book publishing that examined its potential and the reality of a much-hyped but barely understood technological innovation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Copyright and piracy explored at IPA Nigeria seminar

The threat to copyright, and thereby to African publishers, posed by "big tech" was raised by International Publishers Association President Michiel Kolman at the IPA’s first seminar on African publishing held in Lagos, Nigeria. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Channel conflict and POD discussed at New York's BISG meeting

“What a difference a year makes,” said Book Industry Study Group (BISG) chair Maureen McMahon, president of Kaplan Publishing, convening its annual general meeting in New York on 25th September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BISG explores readers' privacy fears

“Making a Profit by Making a Difference” was the theme of this year’s Book Industry Study Group (BISG) conference, held in New York. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Exploring New York in a Dozen Dishes: PW Talks with Robert Sietsema

Scrambled brains, guinea pig, and the humble pizza pie: veteran food critic Robert Sietsema discusses the story behind his new book, 'New York in a Dozen Dishes.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's market explored at New York Children’s Book Summit

The first Nielsen Children’s Book Summit convened in New York on Friday (12th December) at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium in midtown, saw over 150 participants attending the day-long meeting organized by Nielsen Book Americas SVP Jonathan Stolper and Bookigee’s Kristen McLean. They worked to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Can Proper Licensing Help Solve Piracy Problems?

Two UK rights experts argue that physical book piracy is often due to lack of availability — so, the more content that can be licensed the better. The post Can Proper Licensing Help Solve Piracy Problems? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Is Russia Starting to Solve Its Ebook Piracy Problem?

Russia's ebook market is expanding as more legitimate titles come online and efforts are made to fight piracy. Could ebook piracy finally be waning? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New York City Has An Internet Inequality Problem

Last Monday night, Mark Zuckerberg published a post announcing Facebook's new initiative to bring Internet access to the developing world. The blueprint for internet.org mapped out how Facebook and a host of phone company allies might connect an additional 5 billion people online through more... Continue reading at Fast Company

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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A generous exploration of creativity that embraces its mysteries

Journalist Matt Richtel doesn't have all the answers about the creative process — and that's a good thing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Freelance Isn’t Free Act Passes in New York State

After being introduced as a bill back in February, the Freelance Isn't Free Act has been passed in New York State. The law is intended to establish and enhance the rights of freelance workers including authors, journalists, and other writers on contract. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Best Of the Best Of’s: An Exploration of Best Of Anthologies

Thousands of short stories are read each year in order for editors to create Best of anthologies. Here is a look at a few. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The problem with a Fed that does too much

The expanding role of the Federal Reserve has harmful consequences, Lev Menand argues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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New Books Explore Faithful Fatherhood

New and forthcoming books on fatherhood coming from religion publishers are emphasizing connection and healing between fathers and sons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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