A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children's book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend. The post A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-19 05:30:11 UTC ]
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E-book sharing: Amazon and book publishers' stupid attempts to curtail lending sites.

As convenient as they are, I've long worried about the many ways in which ebook purveyors restrict readers' rights. You can't resell the books you purchase for the Amazon Kindle, and you can't read them on most other e-readers. We also don't really own ebooks in the same way we own... Continue reading at Slate

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Mirror Books to publish Martin and Shirlie Kemp's love story

Mirror Books has acquired Martin and Shirlie Kemp's joint autobiography in a world rights deal to publish this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Diverse Louisville teens come together to publish book on shared struggles

As part of the Louisville Story Program, Iroquois High School students in Louisville, Ky., hailing from Cuba, Pakistan, Iraq, Africa, and the United States collaborated on a book of personal essays. The result? A book filled with stories of love, fear, and triumph.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Macmillan Buys US Rights to Cao Wenxuan’s Latest Book from 21st Century Publishing Group

At a special ceremony during the Bologna Book Fair, Macmillan and 21st Century Publishing Group celebrated a new rights deal for Chinese author Cao Wenxuan's book, 'Summer'. The post Macmillan Buys US Rights to Cao Wenxuan’s Latest Book from 21st Century Publishing Group appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Netflix buys Scottish comic book publisher Millarworld

Netflix has bought Scottish comic book publisher Millarworld in its first ever acquisition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blink to publish Dr Marcel's Little Book of Big Love

Blink Publishing has signed Love Island’s Marcel Somerville to publish Dr Marcel’s Little Book of Big Love.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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West Lothian-based Lomond Books buys GW Publishing

Scottish publisher GW Publishing Ltd has been sold to West Lothian-based publisher, wholesaler and distributor Lomond Books Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Startup Notes: Germany’s ContentShift; The Netherlands’ Renew the Book

As Germany's ContentShift opens applications to startups for a second year, The Netherlands' Renew the Book concludes its second year with its award. The post Publishing Startup Notes: Germany’s ContentShift; The Netherlands’ Renew the Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Brazilian Publishers Gravitate to Mexico’s Guadalajara Book Fair

With Brazil still immersed in an economic crisis, Brazilian publishers attend the Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico to make deeper connections across Latin America. The post Brazilian Publishers Gravitate to Mexico’s Guadalajara Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sharing Experience, Expectations: Book Fair Directors Meet in Mexico

13 international book fair directors gathered in Mexico to discuss their progress and evolving viewpoints on the industry and its trade events. The post Sharing Experience, Expectations: Book Fair Directors Meet in Mexico appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In search of Facebook love, publishers form link-sharing pacts with each other

Publishers that are scouring for more readers are digging into the audiences of rival sites. Through what some people call "social syndication," The Daily Dot, Bustle, Mental Floss and others are partnering up to cross-post articles in each other's Facebook pages. Often, this means teaming up... Continue reading at Digiday

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Winners and losers: publishers pick the 2015 books they loved, missed and envied

Which books did well, which were left on the shelves, and which made editors green with envy?Visit bookshop.theguardian.com to browse all these books or call 0330 333 6846. 20p from every book you buy until Christmas will be donated to our Charity Appeal.The book that made my year: In a year... Continue reading at The Guardian

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At 10th Brooklyn Book Festival, Authors and Fans Share Literary Love

A sunny, blustery day gave Brooklyn a chance to show off its literary chops, with A-list panelists and celebs discussing the writing life and craft. The post At 10th Brooklyn Book Festival, Authors and Fans Share Literary Love appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Freight Books buys Cargo Publishing

Scottish publisher Freight Books has acquired fellow Glasgow-based independent publisher Cargo Publishing. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, was completed last week, with authors informed this week. Gill Tasker and Helen Sedgwick, the directors of Cargo, will work for Frieght on a consultancy... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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This Publishing Startup Wants To Crowdfund Books For Indie Bookstores

Inkshares, a crowdfunded book publishing platform, is working with indie bookstores to help them launch their own imprints.A fledgling publishing company is offering a new tool to indie bookstores: crowdfunded imprints.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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YouTube star PewDiePie strikes publishing deal for This Book Loves You

With 37m YouTube subscribers, Swedish gamer teams up with Penguin Random House for 250-page collection of ‘advice and inspirational quotes’With more than 37m subscribers, Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg is one of the biggest stars on YouTube. Now he’s hoping to take bookshelves by storm too.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Ironmark buys small book publisher

Ironmark, a Howard County-based printing, design and marketing company, announced Thursday that it had acquired United Book Press, Inc. to create a book publishing division that would boost annual revenue from $22 to $35 million. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Publishers, Book Fair Help Revive Cambodia’s Love of Reading

Under the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia's reading culture was destroyed, but over the past five years it has returned with the help of a revitalized publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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