BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down, with 2019 showing a decline so far. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Slow Start to a Buzzy Show

Hundreds lined up to crash the doors as BookExpo opened on Wednesday, as booksellers, publishers and authors convened for another three-day stint of networking and deal-making. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Slow Start to a Buzzy Show

Hundreds lined up to crash the doors as BookExpo opened on Wednesday, as booksellers, publishers and authors convened for another three-day stint of networking and deal-making. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Germany: Slow Start to Holiday Book Sales

Crucial holiday book sales in Germany have been low so far. We’re taking a closer look at Germany’s holiday spending behavior this year. The post Germany: Slow Start to Holiday Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Germany's 2019 book sales up 2.3% to date

The German book industry reported cumulated sales growth of 2.3 percent for the first six months of 2019 despite two sharp declines in March and June, when sales were down 11.8 and 7.1 percent respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia and Mayersche and the insolvency of wholesaler/distributor Koch Neff Volckmar (KNV) two months later, some good news has just been delivered on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2019: Spotlight on Picture Books

What promises to be a picture-perfect annual BookExpo event makes its debut today. During the “New Picture Book Showcase,” eight authors and illustrators will share their most recent contributions to the genre in a panel moderated by Sarah Enni, host of the 'First Draft' podcast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Polis Debuts Diverse Imprint, Agora Books

Last December, Polis Books founder and publisher Jason Pinter announced that the press would add a new imprint devoted to crime writers with diverse voices, Agora Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Sharjah Celebrates ’Open Books, Open Minds’

For more than a decade, the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah (booth 507) has focused energy and resources on fostering literacy and encouraging book publishing throughout the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: A Robert Jordan Book Debuts, Four Decades Late

When Robert Jordan died in 2007, his wife and longtime editor, Harriet McDougal, wanted to shepherd his multivolume Wheel of Time series to completion, with Brandon Sanderson co-writing the final three books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Finding an Audience for Books in Translation

For the past few decades, the main topic of conversation among those in the literary translation community has been about producing more titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Pirates Still Plague the E-book Seas

Digital book piracy isn’t going anywhere, legal enforcement on the issue is getting worse and worse, and if publishers and authors don't band together and force compliance, they'll be playing ebook buccaneering Whack-a-Mole forever, the Authors Guild panel determined. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Adult Editors Fired Up About Books That Get Real

Six editors pitched their favorite forthcoming books to an enraptured crowd of 300 booksellers, editors, and librarians who packed the Adult Book Editors' Buzz Panel on the opening afternoon of BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Learn More about Book Vine

On Friday, May 31, from 11:00 a.m. to noon, author service provider Book Vine Press will be in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) to answer questions about its services, along with two of its authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Learn More about Move Books’ Efforts to Get Boys Reading

On Thursday, May 30, from 9:00-9:30 a.m. join Move Books in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) to learn about the books that will hook boys on reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet These Great Vesuvian Books Authors

On Wednesday, May 29, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., you can meet some of Vesuvian’s top authors in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) and grab some of your first signed copies of the show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Slow Start for Print Units in 2019

Lack of a political bestseller and ramifications from printing issues have units down 5.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales of Print Books Slowed in Third Quarter

Though sales continue to be up over last year, the rate of growth is down from 6% for the first half of the year, to 3% in the third quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-book sales growth is slowing

Publishers hoping that digital sales would make up for the decline in physical books are worried. Continue reading at Crains New York

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