Brooklyn Publisher Pushes Cuba Titles

In the wake of President Obama's announcement that the U.S. will begin to "normalize" relations with Cuba, Restless Books is promoting a group of titles by Cuban writers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Careful About Pushing Graham Titles

There are a plethora of titles about Billy Graham already in print and some have seen an uptick in sales even as publishers limit new marketing efforts out of respect for late evangelist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Live: Publishers postpone major titles until pandemic is over

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's advice regarding social distancing, many publications are being postponed until the new year, to prevent authors missing out on crucial face-to-face promotion.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 00:23:37 UTC ]
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Avon Books to publish two more titles by Tess Stimson

Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, has struck a deal to publish two more psychological suspense novels from Sunday Times bestselling author Tess Stimson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 01:26:15 UTC ]
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Publishers Association pushes Johnson to scrap reading tax

The Publishers Association (PA) has upped its Axe the Reading Tax Campaign, as a new survey has found that 71% of adults think that VAT should not be charged on any reading materials—digital or print. The survey also reveals that 50% of respondents said that a cut to the tax would inspire them... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 09:11:28 UTC ]
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Number of Self-Published Titles Jumped 40% in 2018

The number of books self-published in the U.S.in 2018 jumped 40% over 2017, according to Bowker’s annual survey of the self-publishing market. More than 1.6 million books were self-published last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Welbeck Publishing primed for fiction push

After the buyout of Carlton Books, Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver will look to fiction to build on the publisher’s non-fiction base.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 02:23:42 UTC ]
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A Publishing Factory Grows in Brooklyn

Affordable rents and the ever-burgeoning Brooklyn literary community have drawn indie presses to the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Publishing to House Former F+W Titles

After placing the winning bid in the auction for the book assets of bankrupt F+W Media, Penguin Random House has completed the purchase of 2,000 titles and that announced the works will become part of the Penguin Publishing Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Unbound to publish new and backlist Jackie Morris titles

Unbound is publishing a new book by CILIP Kate Greenaway winner Jackie Morris, as well as several backlist titles, including Song of the Golden Hare.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 12:13:44 UTC ]
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Pushing Diversity Forward in Publishing

People of Color In Publishing and We Need Diverse Books teamed up for a town hall this month that shows how far publishing has come regarding diversity—and how much further it needs to go. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Juvenile Titles Push Unit Sales Up 5.9% in Mid-April

Led by big gains in the juvenile categories, total print unit sales rose 5.9% in the week ended Apr. 13, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vice's $1.9M settlement, the return of The Face, Anna Wintour parties in Brooklyn: Publisher's Brief

Covered: Influential music site Pitchfork, which was acquired by publishing conglomerate Cond Nast in 2015, flexed its cultural muscle last night by hosting a party to celebrate its first digital cover, featuring singer-songwriter-model-actress Sky Ferreira. The animated coverone is planned each... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, you're focusing on the wrong metric for push notifications

With push notifications, there's never been a more direct way for publishers to build brand evangelism and reach their audience. But if the digital publishing community focuses on incomplete metrics, then there's a real risk of breaking the whole system, echoing recent statements from the IAB... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Four Chinese Publishers Discuss Titles That Inspire Them

For Li Xin, vice president and general editor of the children’s book division at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, Leo Lionni’s 'Swimmy' is that book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen to publish second Fergal title after racking up international deals

Andersen Press will next year publish a second Fergal picture book by Robert Starling after selling rights to the first title, Fergal is Fuming, in its 18th language. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Number of Self-Published Titles Cracked 1 Million in 2017

A big gain in the number of self-published print ISBNs issued in 2017 offset a drop in the number of ISBNs issued for ebooks by self-published authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Political Publishing in the US: Forthcoming Titles and an Authors Guild Statement on First Amendment Freedoms

As Simon & Schuster prepares to release new political books, the Authors Guild condemns Trump's assaults on the news media. The post Political Publishing in the US: Forthcoming Titles and an Authors Guild Statement on First Amendment Freedoms appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins

A study commissioned by Ingram finds that students delay or avoid purchasing expensive textbooks. Education publishers respond with digital textbooks. The post Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobrow to publish second Francesca Sanna title

Nobrow will next month publish a second picture book by Switzerland-based illustrator Francesca Sanna. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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