AUDIO: 'People realise the value of books'

In the world of books, 10 October is Super Thursday - the day many publishing houses release what they hope will be their biggest sellers for the Christmas market. The BBC's Will Gompertz reports. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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The Book People rebrands under Bayliss to put books back in the driving seat

Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a further restructure, delivering significant profit over the next three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 03:08:07 UTC ]
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The Book People publishes schoolgirl's book

Schoolgirl Isabel Harris has had her book published after winning The Book People’s inaugural Bedtime Story Competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books?

If Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs office can somehow categorize coloring books as not books—and "incomplete" because they're not colored in—what might publishers have to pay in VAT? The post Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books? appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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World Book Night Is Tonight, Free Books for 500,000 People

The United States celebrated World Book Night on April 23, which meant that over 25,000 volunteers throughout the country handed out half a million free books to promote reading. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Settlement agreed upon in audio book captions lawsuit

Book publishers and the leading audio book producer-distributor have agreed to a settlement in their copyright lawsuit Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-01-14 18:03:19 UTC ]
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The Book People unable to secure buyer makes 155 redundant

The Book People made 155 of its staff redundant on Friday (10th January) after failing to find a buyer. The company will continue to trade online with retained staff "for as long as possible" and "whilst any remaining interest is explored", its administrators have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 16:53:47 UTC ]
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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 06:49:34 UTC ]
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The Best Books for Print People, 2019

Magazine and newspaper executives may beg to differ, but our love affair with print media has been surprisingly resilient in the digital era. E-book sales have flattened, and physical book sales continue to outstrip the “disruptors” by a wide margin. In fact, as our annual review of “Books for... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-18 21:53:27 UTC ]
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Book People collapse plunges small publisher Galley Beggar into crisis

Editors say it was pressured into printing an edition of Ducks, Newburyport for the discount retailer but now may not see the returnsGalley Beggar Press, the tiny literary publisher behind acclaimed novels including the Booker-shortlisted Ducks, Newburyport and women’s prize for fiction winner A... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-18 13:22:39 UTC ]
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Trade dismay at The Book People administration amid hopes of buyer

News of The Book People going into administration has been met with dismay by publishers, who still hold out hope that a buyer for at least part of the business can be found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 20:40:19 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar faces £40k black hole after The Book People enters administration

A Galley Beggar Press fundraiser has raised £20,000 within an hour of launching, as the indie faces a £40,000 "black hole" from The Book People’s administration status. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 20:00:20 UTC ]
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2019 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos

Our photographer caught up with the five finalists for the Young People’s Literature prize, along with their editors, and also captured the award announcement at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

Astrophysicist Raman Prinja and artist Chris Wormell’s book Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum (Templar Publishing), about the wonders of space, has scooped the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 19:41:46 UTC ]
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Puffin books join children's audio platform Yoto

Books from Puffin authors Roald Dahl and Paul McCartney are to be made available for purchase on Yoto, an audio platform for children that plays content using smart cards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 14:08:31 UTC ]
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BBC, Please let people hold actual books on telly

Illustrator Sarah McIntyre calls on the BBC to allow physical copies of children's books on its programmes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:36:28 UTC ]
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Here's the National Book Awards' 2019 longlist for young people's literature

The National Book Foundation has unveiled the 2019 National Book Award longlist for young people's literature. Contenders tackle major sociopolitical issues. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-16 18:19:57 UTC ]
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Here is the Young People’s Literature Longlist for the 2019 National Book Awards.

The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books longlisted for this year’s National Book Award in Young People’s Literature, chosen from a total of 325 books submitted to the foundation by publishers. The judges for YPL are An Na, Elana K. Arnold, Kristen Gilligan, Varian Johnson, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-16 14:45:12 UTC ]
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Tomlinson to retire after 13 years at The Book People

Karen Tomlinson, head of adult books at The Book People, will retire in September after 13 years with the company.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-30 01:43:54 UTC ]
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