BookExpo 2017: Chronicle Books Is Golden

Who would think that a publishing company founded during San Francisco’s “Summer of Love” would be thriving 50 years later, and still based on the West Coast, adhering to its motto: “see things differently”? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is still a very good way to start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House grew from three full-time staff (counting founder and editor-in-chief Sally Yan) in 2007 to eight within a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Bigger Crowds, Optimism as London Book Fair Hits Its Stride

Surging visitor numbers and a weaker pound have buoyed spirits at a busy 2017 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 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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Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017

With book production down 40 percent in Russia, the country's publishers are looking to favorable book pricing as a source of revenue growth in 2017. The post Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The History of Books Chronicled in ‘Books’

Although book historian Martyn Lyons has already published a half-dozen titles about books and reading, he still uncovered surprises about the subject while researching his forthcoming Books: A Living History, an illustrated overview of books in every form as well as the growth of the publishing... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How the Chronicle Books Fellowship Program Works

For 20 years, the San Francisco–based publisher has mentored designers and editors through a paid fellowship program outside the internship model. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bruder Returns to Chronicle Books as Group Publisher

After more than a decade at Amazon Publishing, Mikyla Bruder returns to lead Chronicle's art, entertainment, food and lifestyle, and children’s publishing groups. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Steve Jobs Archive releases e-book chronicling the Apple co-founder's life in his own words

Populated with photographs, emails, speeches and interviews, "Make Something Wonderful" is a chronological exploration of the life of Steve Jobs. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2023-04-12 22:11:45 UTC ]
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Patricia Holt, 'Chronicle' Book Editor and PW Correspondent, Dies at 78

Patricia Holt, book editor of the 'San Francisco Chronicle' for 17 years and the first western correspondent for 'PW,' died December 3 following a battle with cancer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP: Six Charts on the US Book Market, 2017 to 2021

Following record book sales in the US in 2021, we review five years of book market data collected by the Association of American Publishers. The post AAP: Six Charts on the US Book Market, 2017 to 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-03 15:12:27 UTC ]
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'Black Hollywood' photo book stars Black actors at the center of film's golden ages

Photographer Carell Augustus' book recasts classic Hollywood films with Black actors. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Chronicle Books acquires three game brands from Wild and Wolf

Chronicle Books, which is distributed in the UK by Abrams & Chronicle Books, has acquired three "signature" Wild and Wolf game and toy brands.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 00:22:57 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Adult Book and Author Dinner Goes Digital

BookExpo helds its first Adult Book and Author Dinner, in lieu of a breakfast, on Wednesday night, showcasing five of the big books of the year, in wide-ranging forms and styles, via Zoom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Showcasing New Picture Books

PW spoke with the panelists from BookExpo Online's New Picture Book Showcase about their featured stories, delving into their inspiration and hopes for each title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Raj Haldar on 'The WORST Read-Aloud Book Ever'

Raj Haldar looks to delight "word nerds" as he presents No Reading Allowed as a panelist at the Children’s Book & Author Dinner at BookExpo Online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: The Stories Behind Six Buzz Books

PW contacted the editors of this coming season’s most talked about adult titles to find out how they discovered each book and why they wanted it for their list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Celebrating Books and Authors Online

As the coronavirus panedmic rages on, BookExpo and BookCon are offering six days of virtual book programming in lieu of an in-person show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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