Book Expo Leadership Roundtable talks audio and diversity

Women dominated the opening Leadership Roundtable at Book Expo, as the panel suggested audio is no longer a competitive format and called for greater diversity in publishing.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 21:39:50 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Asks, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

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Black Girls' Book Club talks brunch, booze and books

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BookCon 2018: We Need Diverse Books: Beyond Diversity 101

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Books: Talking to William T. Vollman and more book news

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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Got Diversity? Six Hacks that Address Book Industry Diversity, 21st-Century Style

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