Audio takes centre stage as FBF opens

Audiobooks took centre stage at the Frankfurt Book Fair with speakers from across the industry talking up the market, one describing it as "the only growth sector" in the consumer books business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers splash the cash at virtual FBF, as Garmus and Brown take centre stage

Deals for big-issue books were still being struck for substantial sums, despite the Frankfurt Book Fair taking place virtually as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 16:05:23 UTC ]
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Audio to take 'centre stage' at LBF Quantum data conference

Audio will be "centre stage" at the Quantum data conference at London Book Fair this year, organisers have said.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Almost one in five working-age adults are disabled, so why does it remain a struggle to find that statistic adequately reflected in modern fiction? Continue reading at The Bookseller

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African American children’s books take centre stage at Bologna

Books by African American authors, the role of women in children’s literature and publishing for toddlers are amongst the themes of this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid’s best friend takes centre stage in new Kinney novel

Puffin, part of Penguin Random House Children’s, will this April publish Jeff Kinney’s first novel outside of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, about protagonist Greg Heffley’s best friend Rowley Jefferson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shakespeare's queens take centre stage in Piatkus trilogy

Piatkus Fiction has acquired Blood Queen, the first in a new trilogy centred on Shakespeare's queens from author Joanna Courtney. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NZ takes centre stage at Frankfurt Book Fair

New Zealand has officially taken centre stage at the world's biggest book fair in Frankfurt, Germany. Continue reading at Stuff

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Media Buying Briefing: Sustainability once again takes center stage across digital media

Some digital media buyers are focusing on reducing the impact on the environment of digital marketing, even though clients aren't yet asking for that rigor. The post Media Buying Briefing: Sustainability once again takes center stage across digital media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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The Trade Desk takes aim at Google’s Open Bidding with OpenPath launch

Publishers including Condé Nast, Gannet, Hearst, Reuters and WaPo join The Trade Desk's SPO efforts with OpenPath launch. The post The Trade Desk takes aim at Google’s Open Bidding with OpenPath launch appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Audio visual reading app xigxag opens £250k funding round

Audio visual reading app xigxag has publicly opened a £250,000 funding round on the Seeders crowdfunding platform with more than 72% already raised. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Thousands sign open letter against 'brutal' Southbank Centre cuts

More than 2,500 people have signed an open letter expressing concern about “brutal” plans to make up to 400 people redundant at the Southbank Centre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible takes 'eye-opening' exploration of race and relationships

Audible is releasing an “eye-opening” exploration of race and relationships from couple Tineka Smith and Alex Court. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Koomson 'finds her Verity' as Gbeleyi lands audio role after open casting call

Maria Gbeleyi has been chosen as the voice of Verity Gillmare in the audio version of Dorothy Koomson’s new novel, All My Lies are True (Headline). The announcement follows an open casting call, "Find My Verity", designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Copyright Takes Center Stage at AAP Annual Meeting

The Association of American Publishers marked its 50th anniversary with a 90-minute virtual annual meeting on June 1 that touched on the changes that have taken place in recent years as the organization has scaled back some of its operations and refocused its priorities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cowell, O'Farrell and Mitchell take to stage at Hachette showcase

Simon Cowell, David Mitchell, Jess Phillips, Maggie O’Farrell and poet Hollie McNish were some of the guest authors spotlighted at Hachette UK’s annual showcase, taking editors on a whistlestop tour of its key publishing across divisions for the year ahead.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks

Even as the UK's Publishers Association opens its 'Love Audio' campaign, London hasn't taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks. The post UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-10 11:56:26 UTC ]
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Hachette opens 'cutting-edge' distribution centre in Didcot

Hachette UK has officially opened its huge "cutting-edge" distribution centre in Didcot after four years of planning and construction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking a Stand for Open Access, University of California Terminates Elsevier Deal

The decision to walk away from the world's largest publisher of scientific journals could be a milestone in the transition to open access. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twitter’s Sarah Personette: Video and ‘brand purpose’ will continue to take center stage

Twitter’s been on a tear to prove that even with a smaller audience than Facebook and YouTube, it can be a worthwhile destination for ads and publishers. The post Twitter’s Sarah Personette: Video and ‘brand purpose’ will continue to take center stage appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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