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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah celebrates World Book Capital reign with opening ceremony

Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated the start of its year as UNESCO World Book Capital last night (23rd April) with a spectacular theatrical sequel to One Thousand and One Nights held in the city’s open-air Al Majaz amphitheatre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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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,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 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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Sharjah 2019: The Middle East's Biggest Book Fair Grows in Stature

Curiosity led to the first U.S. participation in the Sharjah International Book Fair 14 years ago—and each year, the fair grows bigger, better, and more important. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: In Opening Keynote, Jason Reynolds Celebrates the Libraries Within Us All

Reynolds earned a standing ovation for an intensely personal keynote that touched on family, religion, his closest friends and relationships, the power of narrative, and the central, “sacred” role libraries play in people’s lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Celebrating Real-Life and Fictional Sisterhood

Though Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush have lived their entire lives in the spotlight, they first became literary luminaries in 2017, with the publication of their bestselling joint memoir, 'Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Star Watch Celebrates Five Years

This year marks the fifth anniversary of PW Star Watch, a partnership between 'Publishers Weekly' and Frankfurter Buchmesse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019 Opens: Much Programming, Immediate Seating Available

The APA's audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo's opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences. The post BookExpo 2019 Opens: Much Programming, Immediate Seating Available appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. ... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-30 02:51:15 UTC ]
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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: Celebrating the Pannell Awards

At Friday morning’s Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, two bookstores will be honored with a 2019 Women’s National Book Association Pannell Award for excellence in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Opens $350,000 Turjuman Award for Books in Translation

Sharjah's new Turjuman Award is for publishers who translation Arabic books into other languages. Submissions open in November during the Sharjah Book Fair. The post Sharjah Opens $350,000 Turjuman Award for Books in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-23 00:30:13 UTC ]
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