Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

Tethered to our smartphones, over-scheduled, spiritually and physically fatigued--all symptoms of a society gone crazy busy. Is running from work to school to church to practice to home and back again really the best way to live? A crop of new books says no. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]

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London Book Fair 2019: What a New Regime in Mexico Means for the Book Business

PW talks to Fernando Esteves, Managing Director of Ediciones SM in Mexico, about the state of the Mexican book business, and what lies ahead in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Kindle Changed the Book Business. Can It Change Books?

A decade after the first Kindle, Amazon looks toward disrupting books themselves. Continue reading at Wired

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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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Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online with Bookings service

Small business owners are getting a new feature tailored just for them in Microsoft Office 365—a full-service system for scheduling appointments for their services over the internet. Microsoft Bookings is a new service that makes it possible for business owners to create their own scheduling... Continue reading at PC World

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London Book Fair 2014: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Look Beyond the Book

"We cannot deny we are in an extraordinary transition," said author Anthony Horowitz, opening the sixth annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-book momentum is slowing, book fair panelist says

The once-explosive growth of ebooks losing some steam, but tech companies like Amazon.com, Apple and Google are still the most influential players in the publishing industry today, said Christopher Kenneally, a panelist at the Miami Book Fair International. The director of business development... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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New Report Offers Post-Pandemic Outlook for Book Business

In a free 50-page report released this week, three veteran publishing and digital media consultants offer a postmortem on 2020 and a glimpse at what the future holds for publishers, booksellers, libraries and readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s 2020 Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker

The most important people in the book business in 2020 are not the powerhouse agents or the megabestselling authors or the Big Five CEOs. It is the collective of book business workers, often overworked and underpaid, that kept the industry afloat and challenged it to live up to greater standards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sarah Frier’s No Filter has won the 2020 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

Today, The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company announced the winner of its 2020 Business Book of the Year Award, which recognizes a work that provides the “most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.” The prize comes with £30,000 prize and each of the five... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award

Sarah Frier's 'No Filter' takes the £30,000 Business Book of the Year honor, in a strong shortlist from the FT and McKinsey & Company. The post Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-01 20:59:13 UTC ]
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Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business

The IPA explores 'the need for a joined-up, ecosystem recovery roadmap' to address effects of the pandemic on the world publishing industry. The post Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rebuilding and Reinventing the Book Business Sustainably

A trio of booksellers from a variety of stores as well as a documentarian of reading trends discussed what ails the industry as well as what has to be done to make it more sustainable at a PubTech Connect session. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Michael O'Mara to publish business mindset book from Andy Murray's trainer

Michael O'Mara is to publish a professional development book from tennis trainer Matt Little, The Way of the Tortoise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Army to share leadership know-how in book for Penguin Business

Penguin Business has acquired an official book on British Army leadership, revealing to civilians key take-aways to become better leaders themselves. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK and USA: Financial Times and McKinsey Announce a Business Book of the Year Shortlist

Eligible for books originally published in English or in translation, the FT-McKinsey program looks for work to 'stand the test of time.' The post UK and USA: Financial Times and McKinsey Announce a Business Book of the Year Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In packed workshop sessions and thematic buzz panels, booksellers and editors were able to rekindle much of the educational reason for attending—and some of the interpersonal reasons as well. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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I’m Too Slow a Reader for Book Clubs

Do you join book clubs only to find you're unable to get into the activity? Here's one reader on how distraction thwarts book club attempts. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Ukraine Book Business After Lockdowns: An ‘Almost Complete Collapse’

Ukrainian title output plunged 55 percent in the first half of the year, publishers say, as they worry that renewed lockdowns are ahead. The post Ukraine Book Business After Lockdowns: An ‘Almost Complete Collapse’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Know your audience and be direct,' Black Girls Book Club founders urge M&P delegates

Marketers and publicists have been encouraged to know their audience and be "direct" and "transparent" in their approach, in a keynote at The Bookseller's marketing and publicity virtual conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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