Canadian Publishing in 2018

Publishers hustle to open new sales channels abroad and deliver enticing titles while challenged by flat sales and problematic politics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: How Committed Is Canada to Its Writers and Publishers?

Two recently filed lawsuits have intensified the copyright battle in Canada following the country's 2012 Copyright Modernization Act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Publishing in the 'Mid-Digital' Age

“We live in this amazing age where incredible things are possible, but people are routinely quite disappointed,” said Tom Goodwin, head of innovation for Zenith Media, in his opening keynote at the London Book Fair’s Quantum pre-conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download the Spring 2018 Publishing Perspectives Magazine

Get a digital copy of the Spring 2018 Publishing Perspectives Magazine, out in print at the London Book Fair next week. This issue puts a focus on diversity in book publishing. The post Download the Spring 2018 Publishing Perspectives Magazine appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Finding Lithuania's Present in Its Past

The London Book Fair Author of the Day discusses the inspiration for her bestselling work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Adam Cullen - the Accidental Translator

How a Minnesotan became a go-to English-language translator for Estonian literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Long Live #IAmIntrovert!

Latvia's quirky campaign to promote its writers has attracted a following of fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Piret Raud - Estonia's Favorite Children's Author

Piret Raud is one of the leading children's book authors and illustrators in Estonia, having illustrated over 40 books and written 16 Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Mihkel Mutt - The Literary Conscience of Estonia

Estonia's London Book Fair Author of the Day is respected for his critical eye and satirical humor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: All Our Coverage

We take an extended look at the publishing scene in the Baltic countries—Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania—which will be the market focus for the 2018 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Lithuania's Alvydas Šlepikas on the Timeliness of History

Among the forgotten stories of the past century is that of the "wolf children" of Lithuania. It is the tragedy of children in East Prussia who were orphaned at the end of World War II and left to fend for themselves as the Red Army conquered the territory. On their own, they took to hiding in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: An Introduction to Estonian Literature

The first printed book in the Estonian language appeared in 1535, and the printing business has been important to us ever since. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: The Latvian National Library

Riga's mountainous monument to books is an awe-inspiring sight and a place of pride. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Names Its Four Top Finalist Contenders for the 2018 Audie Awards

Concluding its two-stage release of finalist announcements, the Audio Publishers Association names the four top category candidates in this year's Audie Awards. The post Audio Publishers Association Names Its Four Top Finalist Contenders for the 2018 Audie Awards appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New from Germany: February 2018 Bestsellers from Independent Publishers

A new, monthly bestseller list from Germany highlights fiction titles from independent publishers. The February bestsellers include historical fiction, the latest in a detective series, and a number of translations. The post New from Germany: February 2018 Bestsellers from Independent Publishers... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Jieli Publishing House

The phrase “in the right place at the right time” seems tailor-made for Jieli. Its Usborne China imprint, launched in January 2017, came at an opportune moment when the Chinese market was ready for higher-priced toy- and game-based board books and novelty titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Tomorrow Publishing House

Most overseas publishers are familiar with the reputation of Tomorrow Publishing House, which was founded 35 years ago and has translated more than 1,000 titles. Credited for putting several local authors—Yang Hongying, Cao Wenxuan, Wu Meizhen, and Yu Yujun, for instance—on the international... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Guangdong New Century Publishing House

This is the Chinese home of the Wimpy Kid series, which made its first appearance in China in 2009 and has since sold more than 9.2 million copies. The decision to ignore market skepticism (this comics-style series with American humor and school culture was initially deemed unworkable in China)... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Hunan Juvenile steadfastly pursues its goal to be “a kid’s best friend” by introducing quality content from far and near. Last year, the 36-year-old publisher released more than 600 new titles, including originals such as China’s Silk Road picture books, literature titles such as Tang Sulan’s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Everafter Books Publishing House

When it comes to partnering with major overseas publishing houses, few people are more knowledgeable than founder and publisher Huang Xiaoyan of Everafter Books. After all, she was involved in the high-profile joint ventures of Macmillan Century and Hachette-Phoenix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House

XJPH’s books featuring Afanti (a Uighur protagonist) and the Mongolian epic Jangar are vivid reminders of what is possible from a publisher located in the vast Chinese interior, which borders eight countries and harbors 47 ethnic groups. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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