A Year of Scandals and Self-Questioning for France’s Top Publishers

The release of “Consent” put France’s literary establishment under a harsh spotlight. The publishing industry is grappling with a nation that it resembles less and less. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-03 16:49:48 UTC ]
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Coates’s ‘We Were Eight Years in Power’ to Be Published by Historic Black Press in France

In a gesture of support for independent black publishing in France, National Book Award–winner Ta-Nehisi Coates and his U.S. publisher, One World, have released the French edition of his latest bestseller through Editions Présence Africaine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How France’s top Facebook publisher Chefclub is growing commerce

“We’d rather keep ad-free content that promotes Chefclub products at the end rather than inserting the content with a Facebook ad. That’s much healthier.” The post How France’s top Facebook publisher Chefclub is growing commerce appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:16:32 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year

The winners of this year's publishing-house awards are based in Tanzania, Switzerland, Iran, the United States, Colombia, and New Zealand. The post Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-15 03:51:41 UTC ]
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Hachette makes Times' Top 50 Employers for Women for second year

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 21:32:56 UTC ]
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The top audiobooks of the last year, according to our readers

‘Hamnet,’ written by Maggie O’Farrell and narrated by Ell Potter, was especially popular. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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France’s Publishers Sign on to the UN’s SDG Compact

The SDG Publishers Compact was introduced at Frankfurter Buchmesse and today gains the support of Paris' Syndicat national de l’édition. The post France’s Publishers Sign on to the UN’s SDG Compact appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-23 14:22:45 UTC ]
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France’s Publishers and Reed Announce Cancellation of Livre Paris 2021

The latest in international book fairs, festivals, and trade shows, France's Salon du Livre Paris cnacels its 2021 iteration. The post France’s Publishers and Reed Announce Cancellation of Livre Paris 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-18 18:39:13 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2021-03-10 02:00:00 UTC ]
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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-18 05:01:00 UTC ]
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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-18 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Publishers 'in dark' about LBF may not attend this year

Several publishers say they may not be attending the London Book Fair this year amid concerns over the way last year's cancellation was handled and its new 2021 date in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 19:10:15 UTC ]
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Kyle Books to publish artist's illustrated take on 'difficult year'

Kyle Books has acquired Together, a "gently philosophical and very relatable look at how we have dealt with a difficult year", by artist Luke Adam Hawker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 07:58:34 UTC ]
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France's publishers saw 2% print drop in 2020, says SNE

French publishers’ print book sales probably dropped by only 2% in 2020 when compared to the year before, according to preliminary figures provided by Vincent Montagne, president of the French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 12:59:19 UTC ]
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Majority of borrowed books across Ontario libraries in 2020 weren't published this year

In a year dominated by a global pandemic and American politics, some might find it fitting that the library book most likely to be checked out across Ontario was a hopeful memoir written by the former first lady of the United States. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-12-31 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Mostly Books podcast to return in new year after publisher support

Mostly Books has lined up a second series of its podcast, featuring a host of authors talking about their favourite books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 12:48:47 UTC ]
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RELX Group Remains the World's Top Publisher

The world’s largest publisher did it again in 2019, with revenue of $5.64 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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