'Arms' Race: Where We Stand One Year into the Covid-19 Crisis

As we approach the one year anniversary of the first U.S. Covid-19 lockdowns, PW spoke with Columbia University epidemiologist Jeffrey Shaman, who offered a frank assessment of where we stand in our battle against Covid-19. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury lands 'heart-racing' account of Trump's last year in office

Bloomsbury is to publish I Alone Can Fix It, a behind-the-scenes account of former US President Donald Trump’s final year in office, by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-24 12:07:21 UTC ]
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Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries

Solar lamps as well as hundreds of thousands of books were in play in 2020 for Book Aid International's logistics team and donor-publishers. The post Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Five excellent new thrillers and mysteries take us back to the pre-covid-19 era

Val McDermid, Brad Parks and Ann Cleeves have new novels to distract readers from reality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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PA salutes 2019 as UK publishing's 'best year ever', but calls for Covid support

The Publishing Association has released its latest Yearbook statistics, showing growth in both the industry's print and digital revenues, making 2019 in its estimation “the biggest year ever for UK publishing”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 05:50:22 UTC ]
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Operations: How the Hearst Media Connecticut Group is Navigating Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Newspapers have endured tremendous change over the past few decades but perhaps no time stands out quite like what we’re Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Blackwell's to close five university branches following Covid-19 crisis

Blackwell's is closing five of its university campus branches to "protect the future health" of its business following the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 17:14:38 UTC ]
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Faith-Based Books Multiply on Covid-19 Crisis

Religion publishers are racing to respond to the global Covid-19 pandemic with titles aimed at encouraging and comforting readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Giving Back During the COVID-19 Crisis | April 24

Today marks the fifth week we have recognized publishers that, despite difficult challenges and uncertainty, have prioritized their community as much as, if not more than, their own business interests. We continue to be inspired by all of the gestures we’ve seen from around the industry, and we... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-24 15:33:49 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair expected to go ahead despite Covid-19 crisis, says Boos

Frankfurt Book Fair is still expected to go ahead in October despite the coronavirus crisis, its president Juergen Boos has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 04:49:28 UTC ]
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Crime writers launch anthology for Samaritans during Covid-19 crisis

A group of crime writers are publishing a digital short story anthology to help raise funds for charity Samaritans in the light of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 05:15:57 UTC ]
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Piatkus to bring out 'guidebook on surviving the Covid-19 crisis'

Piatkus is publishing "a guidebook on surviving the Covid-19 crisis, embracing the global pause and emerging with a new kind of future" by Beth Kempton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How is the internet handling increased traffic during the COVID-19 crisis?

With the current COVID-19 pandemic leading to increased demand for online services there have been concerns about the web's ability to cope. New analysis by Fastly of traffic patterns between January and March looks at regional trends for key US states and countries around the globe that are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2020-04-09 10:31:56 UTC ]
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As Magazines Seek New Footing During the COVID-19 Crisis, Newsstands Try to Hang On

For most publishers, the newsstand business has become ancillary. But prior to The Great Recession, America’s top 500 magazines delivered nearly 350 million copies to newsstands across the country. Times have changed, to say the least. That number now is a small fraction of what it once was,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-07 15:37:04 UTC ]
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Is the Covid-19 Crisis a Watershed Moment for Library E-books?

Why the rapid shift to digital library services necessitated by the Covid-19 crisis could help chart a new, more productive course for the digital library market long term. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At 19, on a whim, she entered the world’s most grueling horse race — and won

Lara Prior-Palmer surprised everyone, including herself. That’s what makes her memoir, “Rough Magic,” especially appealing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Seven Stories chief Kate Edwards stands down after 12 years

Seven Stories c.e.o. Kate Edwards is stepping down from her role at the centre after 12 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NBC's telecast of Golden Globe Awards draws 19 million viewers, down 5% from last year

On a night when politics nearly overshadowed show business, NBC’s telecast of Golden Globes Awards was watched by 19 million viewers on Sunday, a 5% decline from 2017. Though the ratings from Nielsen were off from the previous year, the audience for the show emceed by “Late Night” host Seth... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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One Year After Michael Brown’s Death: 5 Books on Faith, Race, and Reconciliation

PW lists five books that examine racial reconciliation in the U.S. amidst the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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