BEA 2014: Dick Cavett Reveals His Brief Encounters

An Emmy Award winner and talk show host pioneer, Dick Cavett is back with his fourth book, Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks (Random House, Nov.). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: IBPA Reveals 2014 Benjamin Franklin Winners

At a gala awards ceremony at New York University's Kimmel Center on Wednesday, the Independent Book Publishers Association named the Gold winners for the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards, which recognize “excellence in book editorial and design.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Alan Cumming: A Life Revealed

Watching the charismatic actor, Alan Cumming, on the CBS television show, The Good Wife, or PBS’s Masterpiece Mystery, seeing him in films or on the stage, where he’s currently getting raves on Broadway as the emcee in Cabaret, you’d be looking at the picture of success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lineup Revealed for Editors Buzz Forums at 2014 BEA

This year, there will be seven books, up from six, presented at the Adult Editor Buzz panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Children's Books at BEA

For readers of all ages and interests, there were no shortages of titles to grab, snag, and talk about. YA continues to generate long lines and lots of attention. At Simon & Schuster, one of the big teen titles was Scott Westerfeld's Afterworlds—and not just because BEA factors into the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2014 PW BEA Show Daily, May 29, 2014

Read the complete PW BEA Show Daily for May 29, 2014. News from BookExpo America 2014, author interviews, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: BEA Every Way

America’s premier book event, BookExpo America, continues to evolve, and is in every way reflective of the evolving industry it serves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Why'd he get promoted? Because he has a dick': sexism in publishing survey reveals widespread frustration

Exclusive research by the Guardian uncovers consistent reports of women being held back in junior roles, while men rise easily to decision-making rolesIf you want to know whether there is a gender gap in the books world, all you have to do is walk the floor of any major publisher. Women dominate... Continue reading at The Guardian

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BEA 2016: Kobo's User Data Reveals Its 'Sexiest' E-book Consumers

Rakuten Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn notes that readers over the age of 50 drive ebook sales, though they still love their print titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 'Fault in Our Stars' Top 2014 E-book Seller

John Green's The Fault in Our Stars was the top-selling ebook in 2014, according to data just released by PubTrack Digital, a unit of Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What the Numbers Reveal About the 2014 Bestsellers

It was much easier to characterize the bestseller terrain in the two years before 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Educational Writers Awards 2014 shortlist revealed

Four “outstanding examples of non-fiction books” make up the shortlist for the 2014 Educational Writers’ Award. The award, run by the Authors Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) and the Society of Authors (SoA), celebrates educational writing that “inspires creativity and encourages... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2014 Booker Longlist Revealed

Americans Joshua Ferris and Richard Powers, among others, made the cut, but Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Goldfinch" was notably absent from the first global longlist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rising Stars 2014 list revealed

The main theme emerging in The Bookseller Rising Stars list—the annual run-down of the best... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books at BEA 2014: Photos from the Show

Three days of books, authors, giveaways, and controlled chaos: join us on our annual photo tour of highlights from BookExpo America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Steady and Strong for Religion Publishers

Religion publishers were busy during BookExpo America's three-day run in New York May 29-31. Their participation seems to have stabilized--there were no new dropouts, and some publishers have returned after taking breaks over costs vs. benefits, finding the show valuable after all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Duck Dynasty Patriarch "UnPHILtered," More from Religion Publishers

Religion publishers showcased big new books and previewed forthcoming titles—including the Duck Dynasty patriarch's autobiography and a VeggieTales comic book series--at BookExpo America in New York May 23-31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: The Illustrators' Studio Crawl: A Photo Essay

With booksellers from all over the country and beyond gathering in New York City for BEA, what better time for the ABA and the CBC to organize a tour of the studios of children's book illustrators? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing and Technology Start-ups at BEA 2014

Two data analytics companies, Next Big Book and Qlovi, won startup prizes at BEA, but several others caught our eye and are worth watching through 2014. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: The Numbers Are In

Based on rough figures, professional attendance was down slightly, 10,965; BookCon sold out 10,000 tickets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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