Book Biz Saw Little M&A in 2020, with Some Big Exceptions

Economic uncertainty limited merger and acquisition activity in the book business last year, but there were still a number of significant transactions, including Penguin Random House's planned purchase of Simon & Schuster Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 In the Book Biz Was a Year Unlike Any Other

The combination of the pandemic and demands for social justice led to widespread changes in publishing in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-31 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The most 2020 books of 2020

As our worlds careened off the cliffs of normalcy, some books were so prescient that you had to wonder: What did these authors know that we didn’t? Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How One Book Biz Insider Is Getting Books to Prisoners

W.W. Norton's Liveright imprint publicity director Peter Miller moonlights as a bookstore owner in Brooklyn—and he's working with Books Through Bars to get books into the hands of the imprisoned. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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12 Worthy Big Book Holders for Textbooks and Other Large Books

If you are in need of a book stand worthy of your large and heavy books, here are the big book holders of your dreams. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-18 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 16:08:03 UTC ]
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Book Giveaways: How To Enter to Win Free Books in 2020

To make your journey to free books a little easier, I've compiled this list of the best places to find free book giveaways right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020

You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy. The post Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-20 15:15:08 UTC ]
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British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year shortlists revealed

The eight shortlists for the British Book Awards have been revealed with heavyweights Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo, Philip Pullman and David Walliams all in the running for the Book of the Year accolades.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 00:59:33 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-27 14:30:31 UTC ]
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20 Of The Best Book Club Books For 2020

Let's start off 2020 right with the best book club books! Some were published in 2019, while others are upcoming releases to get on your library holds list. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-20 11:35:22 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK promises 10 trees for every book in 2020

Bonnier Books UK will plant 10 trees for every new book published in 2020 as part of its ongoing sustainability plan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 01:32:05 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. 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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