BookExpo 2017: No More Book Deserts: Jason Reynolds

With three novels coming out this fall, you might never guess that Jason Reynolds didn’t like to read books in elementary school, or even high school. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Jason Reynolds’s Powerful New Book, Stories Stitch Together a Neighborhood

The kids in “Look Both Ways,” a National Book Award finalist, share hustles, jokes, video games, board tricks, secret messages and private dreams. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Knights Of buys four-book series by Jason Reynolds

Inclusive publisher Knights Of has acquired the UK, Irish and Commonwealth rights to a four-book, 9+ series by Jason Reynolds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Books Saved Her Life: Marieke Nijkamp

Marieke Nijkamp credits books with shaping her worldview, how she relates to herself, and even saving her life. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: PubMatch in Deal with Beijing Book Fair

PubMatch has reached an agreement with the Beijing International Book Fair to promote Chinese content worldwide. PubMatch is the global rights trading platform owned by Combined Book Exhibit and PWxyz, the parent company of Publishers Weekly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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BookExpo 2017: YA Editors Emphasize The Transformative Magic of Books

Five young adult book editors emphasized that the magic of books can change young people’s lives, even save the world, during this year’s YA book buzz panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Big New Kids' Books

Children’s book publishers were highlighting titles for all ages and interests as BookExpo got underway on Thursday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: TCG Books takes a Bow

Theatre Communications Group, in New York, is dedicated to strengthening and nurturing professional nonprofit theater in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Seventh Street Books Marks Fifth Anniversary

It’s only been five years since the start of Seventh Street Books—the mystery, thriller, and crime fiction imprint of Prometheus Books—but there’s reason to celebrate, and it’s happening in the Prometheus Books booth (2706). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: The Big Books of the Show

Debuts and the latest releases from a number of heavy hitters—including John Grisham, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Jennifer Egan—were among the books being touted as the "big ones" of this year's BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2017: Go Behind the Mic with Recorded Books

On Thursday, June 1, from 9–10:30 a.m., stop by the PW BookExpo Librarians’ Lounge (Booth 875) for coffee with some popular audiobook narrators, courtesy of Recorded Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers. The post German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked readsCo-director, Tramp Press Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble’s best-selling books of 2017 are just so 2017

What do The Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, Rupi Kaur’s stories of survival, and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck have in common? They are all some of 2017’s best-selling books, according to Barnes & Noble. The bookseller has just released its top-selling fiction and nonfiction titles, and the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-18 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Artisan Inks Multi-Book Deal with Chef René Redzepi

In a deal rumored to be in the seven-figure range, Artisan has inked a world rights publishing partnership with chef René Redzepi for three new cookbooks and a new biannual series called Dispatches. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: PEN America Named BookExpo Ambassador Award Winner

BookExpo will honor PEN America with its seventh annual Industry Ambassador Award, which recognizes major innovators and creative leaders that make the book industry better, on June 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 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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