After 30 Years, Ice Cube Press Presses Ahead

Iowa's Ice Cube Press finished 2021, its 30th anniversary, with a solid increase in sales over 2020. Steve Semken started the press to showcase local Iowa stories as well publishing books that document changes in rural America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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At 30, Amistad Press Looks Ahead

Three decades after its founding, Amistad continues to be a major platform for diversity in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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L.A. Convention Center books 30 major gatherings for 2016, a 30% jump from last year

The Los Angeles Convention Center has booked 30 major conventions for 2016, a 30% increase over last year and a new record for big multi-day gatherings at the city facility. The conventions this year include a celebration of comic books and movies, a gathering of experts on allergies and a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Financial Times Announces a Shortlist in the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award

The United Kingdom-based business book competition is in its 18th year. Its shortlist deals with economics, business, and politics. The post Financial Times Announces a Shortlist in the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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What Five Years with a Predatory Vanity Press Taught Me About Art and Success

Every few months, I receive an email or phone call from someone who claims to work for a literary agency or publishing entity. In the lengthy messages variegated with bold-faced sentences, or voicemails in which the speaker mispronounces my maiden name, I’m promised six-figure book deals with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A year on from Apple Daily’s closure, what’s left of Hong Kong’s free press?

With the newspaper’s founder and senior editors jailed, other pro-democracy media outlets shut and 1,000 journalists out of work, can press freedom survive in the territory?Read more: ‘My career is finished, my friends are in prison and I’m an alien in my city’: life after Hong Kong’s Apple... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Tokyopop Marks 25 Years: CEO Stu Levy Looks Back and Ahead

Founded 25 years ago by Stu Levy at a time when manga was a niche within a niche, Tokyopop brought manga—Japanese book-format comics—to a new generation of young American fans, ushering in a new era in North American comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Candlestick Press hails 23% sales rise and prepares for bumper year

Candlestick Press is planning to publish a record 22 titles this year and says sales in 2021 were up 23% on the previous 12 months. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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University presses report robust year despite challenges of the pandemic

University presses have had to adapt to the challenges brought on by Covid-19 and delays in the supply chain but many are making the most of new opportunities.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ilex Press to publish Landscape Photographer of the Year title

Ilex Press will publish a book to accompany the Landscape Photographer of the Year competition, to showcase the winning and commended entries in each of the competition’s sections.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Review of Books editor Mary-Kay Wilmers steps down after 30 years

Influential editor and co-founder of the literary magazine to be succeeded by senior staffMary-Kay Wilmers is stepping down from her role as editor of the London Review of Books, a position she has held for almost 30 years.Wilmers was one of the founders of the literary magazine in 1979, along... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-29 15:28:52 UTC ]
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Wilson and Sharratt to end 30-year partnership with final book

Puffin has announced the final book in Jacqueline Wilson’s and Nick Sharratt’s 30-year-partnership, The Runaway Girls. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Goodfellas’ turned 30 this year. ‘Made Men’ explores its lasting influence.

Martin Scorsese’s 1990 film was far from a surefire hit, but it cemented his legacy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The best new audiobooks include a 30-year-old novel that’s as timely as ever

Gore Vidal’s “Hollywood” is finally getting the audiobook treatment, and not a moment too soon. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Daly named O'Brien Press Bookseller of the Year

Antonia Daly has won The O’Brien Press Bookseller of the Year Award, commended for personifying prized qualities including knowledge, passion, courage and an ability to find the right book for customers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Studio Press acquires two 'important' early years series

Bonnier Books UK imprint Studio Press has acquired two new board book series for its early years publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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30 Small Press Books from 2020 We Can’t Wait To Read

Book Riot picks 30 exciting small press books published in 2020, from 25 different publishers, that we can't wait for you to read. Continue reading at Book Riot

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HarperCollins marks 30 years of Dr Seuss classic

HarperCollins Children’s Books is celebrating 30 years of the Dr Seuss classic Oh, the Places You’ll Go! with a deluxe version. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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