Bookselling Groups Ready Green Initiatives

The U.K.'s Booksellers Association is working with the ABA and the Australian Bookseller Association to develop a manifesto detailing environmentally friendly practices for the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Groups Unite in Environmental Initiative

In the first major industry-wide environmental initiative in several years, the Book Industry Study Group, along with BookNet Canada and the U.K.-based Book Industry Communications, have formed the International Green Book Supply Chain Alliance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New England Booksellers Announce Major Diversity Reading Initiative

Word of the new NEIBA Reading Challenge, aimed at radically reshaping the reading habits of booksellers in the region, came just hours before the announcement that only one charge would be brought against a police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor—news that reverberated during the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Makes Progress in Green Initiatives

Following the February 17 announcement by Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann that the conglomerate will be carbon neutral by 2030, PRH global CEO Markus Dohle sent a letter to employees outlining the publisher’s role in helping Bertelsmann achieve that target. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Ready for Fall Gatherings

This fall, as is tradition, members of the bookselling industry will assemble at conferences all across the nation to share their strengths and struggles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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An Early Literacy Expert Evaluates the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative

Susan B. Neuman shares her research into the effect of library programming on parent behavior and engagement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI12: Booksellers Get Ready for the Biggest Winter Institute Ever

This year's Minneapolis destination for ABA's premier educational conference (Jan. 27-30) puts the "winter" back in Winter Institute. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Publishing Groups Back Hong Kong Bookseller

In a statement, America’s booksellers, publishers, and librarians expressed admiration for Lam Wing-kee and his defense of the right of the Chinese people to read the books they want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers ready to relive midnight madness for Potter play

Retailers are plotting a range of spellbinding evenings across the UK ahead of the release of JK Rowling’s "eighth Harry Potter book”, the play script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Reports Progress on Green Initiatives

Hachette Book Group increased its use of paper from certified sources and upped its use of recycled fiber in 2015 over 2014, according to a progress report released by the publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Groups Voice Concern About Hong Kong Booksellers

Five book industry organizations issued a statement expressing "extreme concern” about the mysterious disappearance of five employees of a Hong Kong publishing and bookselling company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Liverpool libraries 'ready for community groups'

Liverpool city council is preparing to hand over five libraries to local community groups to run, according to the Liverpool Echo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Green to Wi10 Booksellers: Life Would "Suck Without You"

John Green spoke before Wi10 booksellers Monday afternoon, thanking them for jump-starting his literary career 10 years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Holidays Are Here—and Booksellers Are Ready!

With Indies First, Shop Small, and Thanks for Shopping Indie, independent bookstores could get off to a strong start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Group to oppose Amazon/TBD deal

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 09:15 The Bookseller has added its voice to calls for Amazon's acquisition of The Book Depository (TBD) to be referred to the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading's deadline for submissions about the merger ended at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller Group launches consumer title

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:18 We Love This Book, The Bookseller's sister consumer magazine and website, launches next week with a circulation of 100,000. The free quarterly magazine is designed to alert readers to exciting new books and to provide a platform... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors readied to support strong Independent Booksellers Week

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 08:45 Edmund de Waal, Maggie O’Farrell and Tony Parsons are among the authors lined up to take part in Independent Booksellers Week. The week of events, in association with the Booksellers Association, will take place between... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller Group to launch We Love This Book

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:06 The publisher behind The Bookseller is launching an ambitious new quarterly consumer book magazine and website this June, We Love This Book. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Booksellers Week to promote reading groups

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:12 National Reading Group Day is among the new features designed to boost the importance of indie retailers during this year’s Independent Booksellers Week. The Booksellers Association has just announced that the annual IBW will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Changes at Little Tiger Group as Truong made group publishing director

The Little Tiger Group is bringing all of its imprints—Little Tiger, Caterpillar, Stripes and 360 Degrees—under the Little Tiger brand, with Thomas Truong promoted to the role of group publishing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 00:36:47 UTC ]
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