Coronavirus Live Updates: Book trade staffers tell of anxiety over coronavirus outbreak

Anxiety about health and finances, stress at juggling childcare and uncertainty for the future are frequent reactions among book trade staffers to working through the current coronavirus crisis, according to the nearly 150 respondents to The Bookseller's survey, launched yesterday Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Coronavirus live updates: Hachette reports increased book orders from China

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley says the firm has seen an increase in book orders from China once again after "several months of very low orders" as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 16:34:39 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Update: The UK Scraps Its 20-Percent VAT on Digital Books

A rare benefit of COVID-19, the UK's government finally–and suddenly–has wiped out the market's punishing tax on digital publications. The post Coronavirus Update: The UK Scraps Its 20-Percent VAT on Digital Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-30 16:03:25 UTC ]
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CUP scoops coronavirus book from 'outbreak sleuth' Paul Rabadan

Cambridge University Press has signed a book on the coronavirus by “outbreak sleuth” Professor Raul Rabadan, who helped solve the mystery of the swine flu pandemic in 2009. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 18:03:58 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Publishers move to postpone book launches amidst the coronavirus outbreak

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's new advice regarding social distancing, many of the major publishing houses are gearing up to work from home and close their offices.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 05:41:36 UTC ]
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Coronavirus live updates: S&S tells all staff to work from home, more events cancelled

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to be felt across the trade, with further cancellations of literary events and larger numbers in the book trade now working from home to fight the spread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 14:06:36 UTC ]
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Trade Show Organizers Respond to the Coronavirus Outbreak

The 55th annual National Magazine Awards, originally set for Thursday, have been pushed to a to-be-determined date later in the Spring, the American Society of Magazine Editors said Monday. A mere three days before the event, the timing of the announcement—in which ASME cited the "near-certain... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-10 17:17:20 UTC ]
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Bologna Children's Book Fair postponed to May due to coronavirus outbreak

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been postponed for a month owing to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, organisers announced today.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FutureBook Live 2018: ‘Putting a Rocket Up the Book Trade’

Wrapping up another year of publishing conferences, FutureBook Live in London will try to move attendees 'out of their comfort zone' amid the uncertainties of the UK market's future. The post FutureBook Live 2018: ‘Putting a Rocket Up the Book Trade’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Connect Books sales up 12% in latest trading update

Connect Books saw a 12% year-on-year rise for the 45-week period to 15th July 2017, with strong sales in UK and Wordery offsetting weaker sales in libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Live From Pentagram, It's Saturday Night Live: The Book!

Pentagram's Emily Oberman tells us about how she channeled her inner super-nerd to help Taschen create the ultimate SNL Bible.Pentagram's Emily Oberman is pretty much Saturday Night Live's go-to designer at this point. She's done three separate SNL identities, including this year's... Continue reading at Fast Company

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The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book

Publishing houses are Germany's intellectual backbone. For many years, they created a culture of literary abundance and generated healthy profits. But in the age of Amazon, ebooks and self-publishing, they could be facing demise. Continue reading at ABC News

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HC acquires book by Black Lives Matter protest hero Hutchinson

HarperCollins has acquired Everyone Versus Racism—a book by Patrick Hutchinson, who was photographed carrying an injured white man during London's Black Lives Matter protests. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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French book trade recovering from Covid-19 lockdown

The French book trade is picking up from its two months of Covid-19 lockdown much better than expected. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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