Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Book Publishing Stories of 2016

The ouster of Barnes & Noble's CEO, the sale of Perseus, and Follett's purchase of Baker & Taylor were the big publishing stories of 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: A Book Lover’s Cultural Department Store

One area in which Canada may be leading the United States is the stability and even viability of its leading bookstore chain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Canadian Kids Publishers Extend Reach into U.S., TV

Canada has a pretty good reputation on the world stage when it comes to publishing children’s books,” says Orca publisher Andrew Wooldridge. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2018: Remembering Sheila Barry at Groundwood Books

Groundwood’s new publisher, Semareh Al-Hillal, discusses sustaining the legacy of her late predecessor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Children’s Book Publisher Margie Wolfe and the ‘Trump Bump’

While some at the Children's Books Salon said they're unsure whether the political climate is affecting how socially relevant content is selling, one of the most seasoned hands in the sector says the 'Trump bump' is real. The post Canadian Children’s Book Publisher Margie Wolfe and the ‘Trump... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Participants Named in Paris Fellowship for Canadian Book Publishers

The program gives five publishing players from Canada a chance to meet with as many as 50 of their counterparts in the French industry, ahead of Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Participants Named in Paris Fellowship for Canadian Book Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blink to publish Dr Marcel's Little Book of Big Love

Blink Publishing has signed Love Island’s Marcel Somerville to publish Dr Marcel’s Little Book of Big Love.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to Publish Donna Brazile Book On 2016 Election

The book by former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile will examine the scandals and disputes surrounding last year's presidential election. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Print Book Sales Fell 3.6% in 2016

Sales of print books fell 3.6% last year compared to 2015, dropping to $753.4 million, according to figures released this week by BookNet Canada. Print units were off 6.4% as Canadians continued to do more of their book buying online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hits and misses: indie publishers pick their books of 2016

Small and independent houses share the books they enjoyed and envied this yearThe annual Guardian “hits and misses” feature, canvassing publishers about their high points and regrets of the year, always makes me wonder about what my friends and allies in the small-press world think about their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gifts and misses: publishers pick their books of 2016

Which books did best? Which should have done better? Which books by their rivals would publishers like to have brought out? • Vote: What was your favourite book of the year?Publishing director, Jonathan Cape Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Charkin Says IPA Stands With Turkish Publishers

Richard Charkin, executive director of Bloomsbury and current IPA president, said the situation in Turkey is of grave concern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: The World Needs More Canada

The country’s innovative publishing industry celebrates its unique cultural identity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Georgetown Group Celebrates 50 Years

The little theater attached to the library in the town of Georgetown, Ontario, about a 45-minute drive west of downtown Toronto, is named for John Elliott, the father of Brenda Sisnett, president, CEO, and owner of the Georgetown Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Indie Spirits

Canadian publishing remains robust, in large part due to the commitment and integrity of the country’s independent publishers, which offer titles from diverse voices on many subjects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The World's 52 Largest Book Publishers, 2016

Digital disruptions and soft economies created challenges for even the planet's largest publishers last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Woongjin Think Big

Woongjin ThinkBig was established in 1980 as Woongjin Publications and focuses on educational materials for people of all ages, including study books, complete collections, single works, after-school learning materials, textbooks and online content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Biggest-selling' self-published book of 2016 lands Amazon deal

Self-published author Adam Croft has been snapped up for a publishing deal by Amazon imprint Thomas & Mercer after releasing what he says is the biggest-selling book by a self-published author in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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