Big Publishers Keep Evolving: Spotlight On New England 2014

New England is home to a number of large and mid-size publishers—the headquarters for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are there, as is Perseus’s Da Capo Press and part of one of the big five trade houses, Hachette. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Historically Strong Indie Publishers: Spotlight On New England 2014

For more than a decade, PW’s annual fast-growing independent press feature has included a number of New England–based publishers, with 30-year-old Chelsea Green Publishing leading the way. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What’s Selling in New England: Spotlight On New England 2014

The reading tastes of New Englanders closely mirrored that of the rest of the country, at least in the first week in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Mix of University Press Call New England Home: Spotlight On New England 2014

New England is home not only to some of the oldest and largest university presses in the U.S. but to one of the most unique ones—University Press of New England, which represents a consortium of four colleges and universities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New England Has it All: Spotlight On New England 2014

New England may cull up images of bucolic fields, snow-covered mountains, sparkling lakes, and mud season, but it’s also home to a veritable who’s who of bestselling authors ranging from Stephen King, Dan Brown and Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Mary Oliver and Julia Glass. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New England’s Literary Leaders: Spotlight On New England 2014

Part of the region’s success in the book world is due to deeply committed men and women from all parts of the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Yankee Ingenuity: Bookselling in New England - Spotlight On New England 2014

New England booksellers long have been in the bookselling forefront: from founding the first regional bookselling group more than four decades ago (the New England Independent Booksellers Association) and the paperback revolution (Paperback Booksmith) to computerized inventory systems... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Betting Big on Publishing’s Future

If you had $10 million to invest in a new publishing business today, with no limitations or obligations, where would you put your money? That's the question put to an opening panel at Frankfurt Book Fair's digital conference, ConTec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion Update Fall 2014: SBL’s Publishing Program Evolves

The Society of Biblical Literature has long published books, but on July 1, 2014, the society renamed its publishing program SBL Press, creating a new identity as a scholarly publishing house. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2014: Woongjin Think Big

Woongjin Think Big publishes educational materials for all ages, including study books, collections, single works, after school learning materials, textbooks, and online content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Good Time for Independent Presses: Spotlight On New England 2014

Boston-based Beacon Press, the area’s oldest small press, is marking its 160th anniversary this year with a new tag line, “Igniting Hearts and Minds,” and a new colophon that hearkens back to early last century. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cooking Yankee Style: Spotlight On New England 2014

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s purchase of John Wiley’s cookbook and reference lines in November 2012 gave a big boost to overall sales at the HMH trade publishing group, but it’s not the only New England publisher with sales that are cooking. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Boston Creating A Literary Cultural District: Spotlight On New England 2014

As early as this August, Boston could become the first American city with a Literary Cultural District. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Big Data: Should Publishers Even Care?

Like many people across the business world, publishers have a skeptical view of so-called Big Data, seeing it as “the next big hype.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

While the giant firms sink huge sums into fleeting fads, the commitment and passion of the smaller imprints leave a larger impression in the long termIndependent publishers pick the books they loved and wished they published in 2015Here’s an observation: it sometimes feels as though smaller... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Global Publishing Leaders 2014: China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd

China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd (ZhongNan) is a book and newspaper publisher and printer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Global Publishing Leaders 2014: China Publishing Group Corporation

China Publishing Group Corporation was founded in 2002 and is one of the largest holding companies in Chinese publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: Big Names and Big Flavors for Fall Cookbooks

Perusing the cookbook offerings at BEA revealed upcoming titles from big names and newcomers alike, and news that "Lucky Peach" is looking at getting into cookbooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publish Faster, Publish Less: Futurebook’s “Big Ideas”

Nine publishing pros at The Bookseller's Futurebook conference offered their big ideas for the industry, which included publishing faster and publishing less. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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