A Shout-Out to Tech from the Book Biz

Bill Kasdorf wants to thank the tech industry for helping publishing get through the pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How One Book Biz Insider Is Getting Books to Prisoners

W.W. Norton's Liveright imprint publicity director Peter Miller moonlights as a bookstore owner in Brooklyn—and he's working with Books Through Bars to get books into the hands of the imprisoned. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At the New Zola Books, Focus Is On Tech, Not Books

Zola Books didn't work out as a book company, so its literary agent founder reimagined it as a technology company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Book Biz Tries to Avoid Supply Chain Disruptions

Shortages of truck drivers and trailers, congestion at ports, and escalating transportation costs have put more pressure on the supply chain than any time in recent memory. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US marketing tech company acquires Bloodhound Books

US-based marketing tech company Open Road Media (OR/M) has acquired UK e-book specialist indie Bloodhound Books for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 20:12:24 UTC ]
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High Costs, Services Disruptions Plague Book Biz Supply Chain

Truck driver shortages, widespread port congestion, and skyrocketing container costs are among the biggest challenges facing the book industry supply chain for the rest of the year and into 2022, panelists on a July 6 BISG webinar looking at freight and shipping issues agreed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The State of the Book Biz as Seen from PubWest

More than 200 people registered for the virtual PubWest conference, which concluded yesterday with a panel on the state of the industry with publishers from Drawn & Quarterly, Microcosm Publishing, and Soho Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Biz Saw Little M&A in 2020, with Some Big Exceptions

Economic uncertainty limited merger and acquisition activity in the book business last year, but there were still a number of significant transactions, including Penguin Random House's planned purchase of Simon & Schuster Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Are Book Biz Diversity Efforts Starting to Kick In?

Publishing employees who weighed in on a new 'PW' survey are hoping new initiatives will yield results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-31 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 In the Book Biz Was a Year Unlike Any Other

The combination of the pandemic and demands for social justice led to widespread changes in publishing in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Biz Stocks Sink in Third Quarter

While the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 7.6% in the quarter ended September 30, the PW Stock Index fell 6.1%, with companies involved in the educational market hit hardest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Dear Book Biz: The Devil’s in the Metadata

The more care publishers take with their metadata, the more sales they’ll make, argues Thad McIlroy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What Book Orgs Are Doing to Help the Biz Through Covid-19

Trade associations and other organizations have stepped up to provide information and resources to help those in the book publishing industry navigate the crisis. Below is an overview of what a number of groups are doing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How the Book Biz Is Coping with the Coronavirus

The rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced every part of the book industry to make adjustments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More

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For China's Book Biz Right Now, There's Nothing to Do But Work and Wait

An editor at a Beijing-based publisher describes the Chinese book business in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Terry McMillan, Thwarter of Book Biz Gatekeepers, Has a New Novel

McMillan, who broke color barriers and glass ceilings in publishing, is showing no signs of slowing down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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6 Books Written by Women Working in Tech

We need more women in tech, so when women in the field write about it, it's important to pay attention. Get insight from these books by women in tech. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Atlantic signs Letwin's 'ingenious' book on danger of tech

Atlantic Books has signed an "urgent and ingenious" book on the risks of interlinked technology by ex-Cabinet minister Sir Oliver Letwin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Book Biz Insider's Letter to a (Future) Assistant

A seasoned editorial and agency assistant says a love of reading won’t get newcomers in the publishing door. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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