CNL makes a stand on event fees

The French National Book Centre (Centre National du Livre, CNL) will cut subsidies for the 90-plus book fairs and literary festivals it supports next year if organisers do not agree to pay authors for giving talks and participating in debates.  Meetings are being held with organisers, none of whom have rejected the idea so far, according to CNL president Vincent Monadé.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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5 exciting L.A. book events that will make you sound even smarter at parties

Looking for great book events to get your brain going? We’ve got you covered with some great upcoming events including a tribute to the late Kevin Killian; two chances to catch the "Prince of Preschool Books” Hervé Tullet; a Gen X-themed reading; a book signing with Bobby Hundreds; and, last... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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New Bath & Bristol Small Publishers’ event makes 'south west nexus'

The inaugural Bath and Bristol Small Publishers’ Gathering will take place this weekend featuring 28 presses, as the independents "break free of London’s gravitational pull". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Moroccans Finally Make a Stand in Frankfurt

Working in multiple language and genres, twelve publishers from Morocco exhibited together at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’ presents a curiosity cabinet of subjects

In her essay collection, Leslie Jamison profiles outsiders and tests the limits of empathy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Making of 'The Making of Donald Trump'

Over a frenzied 27 days, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston put together what would become 'The Making of Donald Trump,' which Melville House published in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18

The States' 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as 'a beacon of hope for all who attend.' The post National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Question of how to monetise digital events hangs over festivals

A group of festival organisers have said monetising digital events needs "careful consideration" if the physical events are to survive post-pandemic life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Make sure mid-tier titles aren't lost in packed autumn, Fry warns

Marketing and publicity teams need to make sure their middle-tier titles don't get lost in the crowded autumn, Canongate commercial director Jenny Fry has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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O'Porter, Harris and Fallon make Richard and Judy's Summer Book Club list

Novels by Dawn O'Porter, Robert Harris and Jane Fallon are among the six-strong line up for Richard and Judy's Book Club this summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two new horror novels make sense of our current dystopian reality

Josh Malerman’s “Malorie” and Paul Tremblay’s “Survivor Song” are timely in ways the authors could never have expected. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Target non-traditional media to make campaigns inclusive, Seaward says

Publishers need to target non-traditional outlets and realise the media has changed if they want to make their book campaigns more inclusive, Dialogue senior publicity manager Millie Seaward has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Christopher Buckley’s ‘Make Russia Great Again’ is the Trump satire we’ve been waiting for

Many fiction writers have tried and failed to find comedy in the current administration. Finally, we have something to laugh about. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PA to refund small publishers' membership fee

The Publishers Association has announced it will refund three months' worth of membership fees for small publishers, in recognition of the trading difficulties faced during lockdown.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Physical book fairs 'still needed', as events go digital

Physical book fairs are still vital for business long-term, publishers say, amid expectations that the Beijing Book Fair may be online only this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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TikTok Tells Brands Not to ‘Make Ads’ at First-Ever NewFronts

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Amid Crowded Q3 Events Slate, Farm Journal Targets an “Industry Institution”

Being a 144-year-old information provider to the agricultural industry, Farm Journal Media typically likes to stage its development deliberately. But when the COVID-19 pandemic rendered all-important live events off-limits, CEO Andy Weber describes the ensuing weeks at the company as more like... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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B&N Makes HQ Layoffs

Even as its stores reopen, Barnes & Noble has laid off a number of employees at its headquarters, including some book buyers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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