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'

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HarperCollins buys full audio rights for nine Philippa Gregory backlist books

HarperCollins has closed a deal with historical novelist Philippa Gregory for full audio rights for nine of her backlist titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo’s Michael Tamblyn Talks Walmart and E-books

International ebook retailer Rakuten Kobo has a long history of partnering with retailers to deliver ebooks, but Kobo its new partnership with Walmart is on a whole different level. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Junot Diaz Urges Booksellers to Walk the Talk on Diversity

During his Winter Institute 13 keynote address, author Junot Diaz delivered a blistering political statement urging the publishing industry to "stop talking about diversity and start decolonizing our shelves." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quirk Books Sees Leadership Shakeup

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kieran: 'white middle class men should talk about diversity'

White middle class men should not be afraid to talk about and challenge publishing's lack of diversity, Unbound c.e.o. Dan Kieran has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH takes on Do Books' audio distribution

Pocket guidebook publisher, Do Books, has launched an audio partnership with Penguin Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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October 2017 Audio Books: In the Studio

An Audible exclusive, the Bushes come to Hachette, and more in this month's audio news. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oasis Audio Expands, Shifts Leadership

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity and Tolerance Promoted in Myanmar Children’s Books Projects

From Frontier Myanmar: 'A complete collection of all our child-authored books' is part of the reading program one literacy-based charity delivers to kids. The post Diversity and Tolerance Promoted in Myanmar Children’s Books Projects appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and audio book sales boost S&S revenue

Sales at Simon & Schuster grew 10% in the second quarter of 2017, hitting $206 million (£158m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Freight Books in talks to sell

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[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Expo Shows Deep Bond Between Books and Tie-Ins

The 2017 Licensing International Expo, held last month, highlighted the symbiotic relationship between books and licensed products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Consumer numbers explored at Book Expo

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[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Wonderfully diverse' Russian Book Prize shortlist revealed

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[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Stuff | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young Writers Call for Diverse Books at Children's Institute

Jason Reynolds, Marley Dias, and Rachel Ignotofsky called on booksellers, many from a new generation themselves, to carry diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Institute Talks Diversity and Numbers

ABA and its board made good on its promise to promote diversity in the book industry and launched its premier conference for children's booksellers with a keynote address on hiring for diversity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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It’s Swing Time for the Audio Book Club

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The Audio Book Club Gets Tangled Up in Blue

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We Need Diverse Books, the organization promoting multicultural books and authors, has opened nominations for its inaugural WNDB Bookseller of the Year Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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