As Comic Book Industry Grows, Smaller Publishers Learn to Adapt

Midtown Comics in New York. Movie and TV adaptations have fueled growth in the comic book industry: Sales in 2018 rose $80 million from the previous year. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book industry needs to take responsibility for transforming itself

It would have been hard to have missed last week’s digital launch of Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing. The report - the first of its kind on diversity in trade fiction - not only landed noisily, but put the publishing ecosystem in the dock. So what's next? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-03 09:58:58 UTC ]
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Fisherton Press to publish picture book honouring the NHS

Children's independent Fisherton Press will publish We Love the NHS on July 5th 2020, the 72nd birthday of the NHS.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 06:40:02 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite acquires self-published yoga book

Yellow Kite will publish The Book of Yoga Self-Practice by Rebecca Anderton-Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 15:19:11 UTC ]
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What Publishers Can Learn From the Pandemic’s Engagement Surge

If there’s one thing that the pandemic has taught the publishing industry, it's that it must be prepared for anything. This was not only true in terms of how publishers were forced to manage their businesses through an unprecedented economic crisis, but also how they planned, produced and... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-24 11:00:28 UTC ]
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‘Black and Asian people not seen as readers’: Bernardine Evaristo condemns books industry

In foreword to report into diversity in publishing, Booker prize-winning author rails against ‘ridiculous’ beliefsBernardine Evaristo, the first black woman to win the Booker prize, has hit out at “ridiculous” and “misguided” beliefs in the publishing industry, where “black and Asian people are... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-23 11:06:09 UTC ]
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"Let’s clarify what free speech is and is not": An open letter to the industry from Pride in Publishing

Being a book publisher comes with a set of tough moral responsibilities. You provide livelihoods for authors and booksellers, your hiring decisions can greatly influence how UK culture is shaped, and you’re also a company with a duty of care towards your staff. Sometimes these duties come into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 03:23:48 UTC ]
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Ahead of Postponed NewFronts, Industry Leaders Talk Virtual Format, Adapting to Covid-19

Just four months ago, the Interactive Advertising Bureau heralded an overhaul of its annual Digital Content NewFronts slate, which it was calling the "new NewFronts." But the IAB had no idea just how "new" this year's event would become. In mid-March, Covid-19 shut down the industry, and the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-22 00:00:40 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow will publish historical picture book for National Windrush Day

Nosy Crow has acquired Granny Came to England on the Empire Windrush by Patrice Lawrence.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 14:26:59 UTC ]
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U.S. judge rules John Bolton can publish book despite efforts by Trump administration to block it

A federal judge ruled Saturday that former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton can move forward in publishing his tell-all book despite efforts by the Trump administration to block the release because of concerns that classified... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-06-20 14:56:06 UTC ]
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Can #BlackoutBestsellerList be the reckoning the publishing industry needs?

The social media campaign could force publishers to focus on black writers by encouraging readers to buy their booksCould the New York Times’ Best Seller book list ever be filled entirely by black authors?As industries undergo reckonings around race, in the wake of international demonstrations... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Publishing ‘treats pay like a dirty word’, say industry staffers

Publishing staffers have spoken out on low pay and poor transparency on salaries in the industry.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 02:56:57 UTC ]
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DC is making HBO Max-inspired comic books for some reason

In addition to its originals and exclusives, HBO Max now has an original digital comic book series as well. Warner Media partnered with DC Comics to publish To The Max, which tells stories about “everyday people achieving their maximum potential,” ac... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-15 18:28:41 UTC ]
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Trump’s Niece to Publish Book With ‘Harrowing’ Revelations, Report Says

The Daily Beast reported that Mary Trump will also say that she was a source of The New York Times’s coverage of the president’s tax returns. The Times declined to comment on the claim. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-15 13:27:33 UTC ]
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Donald Trump's niece Mary set to publish explosive book about her family

Too Much and Never Enough, due in August, is expected to detail her role as primary source for exposé of the president’s tax affairsDonald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, will publish a “harrowing and salacious” book about the president this August, according to reports.The Daily Beast revealed on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-15 12:17:31 UTC ]
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For publishers, books on race and racism have been a surprising success

Their popularity was rising even before the George Floyd protests, Mark Whitaker writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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"Do better, publishing people": an open letter to the industry

I have to start by admitting that when I began writing this letter last week, I was boiling mad and ready to take everyone on. Now, in its tenth or twentieth draft (I don’t know which) I’m still boiling mad, but most of your gaslighting social media posts that sent me over the edge have gone, so... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 12:34:21 UTC ]
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The Problem With All The Books Publishing This Fall: Critical Linking, June 10, 2020

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-10 10:30:05 UTC ]
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Publishers Promise More Action to Diversify Industry

In response to Monday's Day of Solidarity, which saw more than 1,100 publishing workers demanding that the industry take action to diversity its workforce and to publish more black authors, three of the Big Five publishers issued statements pledging to do just that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Empathy – a new 'why' for the book industry

Simon Sinek stresses the importance of every business finding its “WHY”. But it’s not often that an entire industry can develop a whole new “why” - an articulation of the social good generated by its products. That’s the position I believe the book industry is in. We’re at a pivotal moment, and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 13:07:01 UTC ]
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How Publishers Determine When to Release Hardcover Books in Paperback

How do publishers decide when to publish a book in paperback after it has been released in hardcover? A deep dive into the decisions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-05 10:37:21 UTC ]
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