Book trade is 'custodian of empathy', Scotland conference hears

The book trade is a “custodian of empathy” and plays a vital part in reminding the world of the universality of the human condition, writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time to work together, Academic Book Trade Conference told

The academic book trade must “work together in these turbulent times”, in the face of Brexit, political turmoil and the impact of the Teaching Excellence Framework, the Academic Book Trade Conference was told. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP and Blackwell’s triumph at Academic Book Trade Conference Awards

Oxford University Press (OUP) has been crowned Publisher of the Year for the ninth year running, while Blackwell’s also triumphed at this year’s Academic Book Trade Conference Awards (ABTC). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Book Trade Conference celebrates strong market growth

A packed Irish Book Trade Conference in Dublin cheered the industry’s growth over the past year with figures showing volume and value of sales increased by around 6.5% in 2018, according to Nielsen Bookscan figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trade conference calls for cultural change as Brexit looms

The cloud of Brexit hung over the Scottish Book Trade conference, although the mood of the day was one of optimism and resilience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt, Sturgeon and Miller to headline Scottish Book Trade Conference

Waterstones m.d. James Daunt, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller will deliver speeches at the Publishing Scotland and BA Annual Scottish Book Trade Conference 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trade Conference Preview: Waterstones’ Daunt, Nielsen’s Bohme

With a dual-track structure for booksellers and publishers, the Scottish Book Trade Conference on February 26 will feature workshops as well as discussion. The post Scottish Book Trade Conference Preview: Waterstones’ Daunt, Nielsen’s Bohme appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Virtual Conference: Nine Markets, Nine Hours, Two Trade Shows

As BookExpo's trade-show floor opens at Javits Center in New York City on Thursday, London Book Fair's Virtual Conference will be in full sway on the ether. The post London Book Fair’s Virtual Conference: Nine Markets, Nine Hours, Two Trade Shows appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Springboard: trade bodies, agencies and publishers line up virtual events to plug book fair gap

With the London and Bologna book fairs rescheduled in an attempt to host a physical event, a number of companies have sought to create their own virtual ‘fairs’ to enable rights-trading and connect authors and readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-06 02:57:17 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland to launch virtual book club

The Bloody Scotland Crime Festival is to launch a virtual, international book club, to be broadcast via Facebook Live. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 18:03:18 UTC ]
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AAP StatShot: US Trade Book Sales Up 9.7 Percent for 2020

US books sales in 2020 were mixed, with AAP reporting trade book revenues up but declines in K-12 and higher education materials. The post AAP StatShot: US Trade Book Sales Up 9.7 Percent for 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-25 16:02:04 UTC ]
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AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020

Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020. The post AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-29 21:50:15 UTC ]
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Perry appointed Book Trade Charity chief exec

Vic Perry, formerly of Jaguar Land Rover, has been appointed as the c.e.o. of the Book Trade Charity (BTBS), taking over from David Hicks when he retires on 31st March after 27 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 13:49:20 UTC ]
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PW Launches New U.S. Book Trade Fair for May

Publishers Weekly will launch a new American publishing trade fair. The U.S. Book Show will run virtually May 26-28 and will offer events and programming for the domestic and international publishing industry, including booksellers, librarians, publishers, and self-published authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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TKO Studios Expands to the Book Trade, Movies

TKO Studios, an independent comics publisher based in Los Angeles designed around an unusual business model offering graphic novels and serial comics, is expanding its program into the book trade and TV and film development. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Arabic Conference With Columbia University

‘The Foundations and Transformations of Arabic Literary Theory' will examine Arabic literary theoretical frameworks, in June and October. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Arabic Conference With Columbia University appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-09 17:04:28 UTC ]
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Scotland's National Book Awards postponed to 2021 after funding bid fails

Scotland's National Book Awards will not go ahead this year and will be delayed until 2021 after a funding application to Creative Scotland was unsuccessful, its organisers have confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 04:05:52 UTC ]
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