AAP Monthly StatShot: April

With most all bookstores closed in the month, total sales fell only 3.5% at the 1,361 publishers that report figures to StatShot. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Physical book sales slump 4% month-on-month

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 14:05 Spending on printed books slumped 4% in August, with sales plummeting to a seven-year low for the month, according to Nielsen BookScan data. A total of £107.5m spent on physical books at UK booksellers in the four weeks to 27th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Calls Big Tech's AI Arguments 'Nonsense'

In comments submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office this week, the Association of American Publishers slammed assertions by the tech industry that fair use permits AI developers to use copyrighted works to train their systems without permission or compensation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible Cyber Monday sale brings a Premium Plus membership down to $6 for the first four months

Today is the last day to get an Audible subscription at a discounted rate for the holidays. A Cyber Monday deal on the audiobook subscription service brings a Premium Plus membership down to just $6 per month for the first four months — that's more than half off the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-11-27 18:30:45 UTC ]
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Audible Premium Plus is only $6 for the first four months in an Amazon Black Friday deal

Nearly 30 years after Amazon started as an online bookseller, products like the Kindle and services like Audible have kept quite an emphasis on reading. Now, in the lead-up to Black Friday (which Amazon also really focuses on), the company is running a massive sale on... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-11-23 17:00:16 UTC ]
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Spotify subscribers in the US now get 15 hours of audiobooks every month

In addition to music and podcasts, Spotify has recently been working to cement its presence in the audiobook space. Today, the company announced Premium users in the US will be able to stream 15 hours of free audiobook content monthly as a part of their subscription.... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-11-08 19:20:00 UTC ]
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RMIT’s fact check reinstated by Facebook two months after suspension over News Corp voice complaints

Exclusive: Meta suspended RMIT FactLab from Facebook’s fact-checking program after no campaigners claimed it was biasedFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastFacebook has agreed to reinstate RMIT FactLab to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-11-08 02:03:36 UTC ]
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Stephanie Land on the Routine That Helped Her Write Her New Book in a Month

Stephanie Land’s new book, Class: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hunger, and Higher Education, is out today, so we asked her a few questions about her routine, writing advice, and how she deals with writers block. Who do you most wish would read your book? Anyone who has authority over a person who... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-07 09:50:56 UTC ]
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Check out the 25 new books out in paperback this month.

November is almost upon us, and, as the weather cools, you might find yourself wanting to reach for a new book to curl up with, perhaps even one you found yourself eying on the shelves earlier. If so, you’re in luck: you’ll find twenty-five books reprinted in paperback below, including novels... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-30 09:00:37 UTC ]
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Strong Trade Publishing Sales Drive Six-Month Gains at Bloomsbury

Sales were up 11% and profits increased 8% in the first half of the U.K.-based publisher's fiscal year. Sales in the U.S. were about $76 million, accounting for 46% of total revenue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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4 Best American Titles Releasing This Month

These anthologies, which annually round up short works published during the prior year in a handful of genres and subject areas, hit bookstore shelves next week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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#MarginsBookselling Month Grows in Third Year

The program is one of a myriad of offerings from The Word, A Storytelling Sanctuary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After Six Turbulent Months, Penguin Random House Profits Increase Slightly

Despite a tumultuous first half of 2023 that included major buyouts and some layoffs, sales at Penguin Random House rose 9.5% in the first six months of 2023 over the comparable period in 2022. Operating earnings increased slightly, by €1 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Six books to read this Women In Translation month – recommended by our experts

Mysteries from China, short stories from the Balkans, a French-Morrocan autobiography and more. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-08-17 13:31:43 UTC ]
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Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read April-June 2023

Rioters share the best books they read last quarter, from historical fiction featuring badass lady pirates to essays by disabled parents. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-26 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Christian Retailers See Six Month Sales Gain

Same-store sales for the first six months of 2023 rose 9.7% over the comparable period 2022 at the 220 independent Christian retailers who report data to the Parable Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Library Event Cancelations, Changes, and Support for Pride Month 2023

A look at the destruction of Pride displays, cancelation of Drag storytimes, and other June LGBTQ+ events in U.S. libraries in 2023. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-10 10:36:00 UTC ]
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ALA, AAP Reaffirm Landmark Freedom to Read Statement on 70th Anniversary

First adopted in 1953, the reaffirmation this week comes amid an unprecedented surge in book challenges and legislative attacks on the freedom to read. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookforum Is Returning, Months After Its Closure Was Mourned in the Literary World

The literary magazine will be back in print in August, with a new publishing partner: The Nation. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-22 10:10:16 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Fell 7.6% in April

Publishing industry sales couldn't keep up the pace in April, with all segments of the business but higher education suffering declines in the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Dropped in April

After rising 11.9% in the first quarter of 2023, bookstore sales fell 0.9% in April from a year ago, dropping to $580 million from $585 million, according to estimates from the government. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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