After Ferrante Controversy, Her Publisher Focuses on New Titles

With the recent outing of Elena Ferrante's identity grabbing headlines, her American publisher, Europa Editions, is mounting a timely celebration to push two new books by the bestselling Italian author. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google reclaims title of top traffic referrer, and search-focused publishers are enjoying the moment

Publishers seized on the opportunity to talk about a growing misalignment with Facebook, which had been the top source of referral traffic for publishers since 2015. The post Google reclaims title of top traffic referrer, and search-focused publishers are enjoying the moment appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop chain pulls controversial titles linked to missing Hong Kong publishers

A bookshop chain in Hong Kong has been pulling political titles from its shelves following the disappearances of five publishers, known for producing 'gossipy' books about China's political elite.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn

A report from Axel Springer shows churn prevention is a higher priority this year while satisfaction with platform support has declined. The post ‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to Publish in London

In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. The post Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How 'American Dirt' controversy could change publishing industry

The "American Dirt" uproar is prompting the book industry to review, reenforce, and revamp plans to become more diverse and inclusive. The publishing industry is predominantly run by white women, according to a new study. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 17:29:22 UTC ]
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Publisher Of Controversial ‘American Dirt’ Cancels Author Tour Amid Security Concerns

The latest Oprah's Book Club pick by Jeanine Cummins, a white woman, has been widely criticized for stereotypical depictions of Mexicans and migration. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-29 21:08:32 UTC ]
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Number of Self-Published Titles Jumped 40% in 2018

The number of books self-published in the U.S.in 2018 jumped 40% over 2017, according to Bowker’s annual survey of the self-publishing market. More than 1.6 million books were self-published last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital focus for Libraries Week as Bobby Seagull publishes manifesto

Libraries Week kicks off today with a focus on what the nation’s libraries are doing with digital technology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 18:00:32 UTC ]
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Joanne Harris speaks out against publishing's focus on debuts

Joanne Harris has spoken out against an “absurd” focus on debuts in the publishing world.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:30:46 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante to publish new novel

Italian author Elena Ferrante will publish a new novel in Italy in November - her first in four years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 18:13:15 UTC ]
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Catholic Publishers Focus on Moving Forward

As the clergy sex abuse scandal continues to rock the Catholic Church, denominational publishers are putting a tighter focus on mission-driven titles while also delving into mainstream trends, politics, and books aimed at younger readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Publishing to House Former F+W Titles

After placing the winning bid in the auction for the book assets of bankrupt F+W Media, Penguin Random House has completed the purchase of 2,000 titles and that announced the works will become part of the Penguin Publishing Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Unbound to publish new and backlist Jackie Morris titles

Unbound is publishing a new book by CILIP Kate Greenaway winner Jackie Morris, as well as several backlist titles, including Song of the Golden Hare.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 12:13:44 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets

Unlike the crop of publishers that rode social distribution to easy scale several years ago, search-focused publishers rely on a much more stable and sustainable source of traffic. The post The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amélie Wen Zhao's controversial young-adult book will be published in the fall

Amélie Wen Zhao's young-adult novel "Blood Heir," which was postponed by the author earlier this year after some Twitter users accused it of being racially insensitive, will be released in the fall, Publishers Weekly reports. Zhao's debut book, the first in a planned fantasy trilogy, came under... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, you're focusing on the wrong metric for push notifications

With push notifications, there's never been a more direct way for publishers to build brand evangelism and reach their audience. But if the digital publishing community focuses on incomplete metrics, then there's a real risk of breaking the whole system, echoing recent statements from the IAB... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Four Chinese Publishers Discuss Titles That Inspire Them

For Li Xin, vice president and general editor of the children’s book division at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, Leo Lionni’s 'Swimmy' is that book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Brussels: A Focus on Francophone Independent Publishers

Asserting that the work of francophone markets' small- and mid-sized publishers is a kind of activism, organizers of the 'Talented Indies' program in Brussels hold their third round of programming. The post In Brussels: A Focus on Francophone Independent Publishers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Melbourne University Publishing CEO quits over 'narrow' new focus

Louise Adler and four board members resign as university decides to change directionMelbourne University Publishing’s CEO and members of its board of directors have resigned in protest against the university’s proposed new strategy for the publishing house that, according to one former board... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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