A manifesto for trade publishing

"Trade publishing seems mostly to have forgotten it even has a neighbour," says Alastair Horne in his #FutureBook15 manifesto. "Unlike the music and trade publishing industries, scholarly publishing went digital of its own volition, and kept control of its routes to market." Horne admonishes, "Trade publishing could learn a lot" from its educational counterparts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin in London: An Updated A-Z of Trade Publishing

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Trade Publishing Sales Rose 2.6% in Q1

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Sales Rose in February

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Ladybird's Cullen appointed Quarto group publisher for children's trade

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An Exuberant Trading Floor Opens Sharjah Publishers’ Conference

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[ The New York Times | 2021-03-29 19:44:12 UTC ]
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