Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Checking Out the Top Shows and Festivals

With publishers large and small putting on road shows, holding minifairs, and participating in major book events, and with chain bookstores and remainder sellers holding their own shows, there are plenty of opportunities for book lovers and content creators to congregate across Malaysia. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Top 12 Writers and Titles to Watch

From literary fiction to middle-grade series, Singapore’s new literary voices are getting louder, and their works finding new homes far away from the tropical city-state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Digital Segment on the Move

The Malaysian ebook industry is still in the low single digit in terms of market share and international ebook retailers have yet to show signs of setting up shop here. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Malaysia

Malaysia—a multicultural nation of 30 million people made up of Malay, English, Chinese, and Tamil speakers—is a relatively small and divided book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Heating Up the Rights Market

Rights traffic, as expected in a small book market like Malaysia, typically flows one way, with English-to-Malay translations mostly found in the education and reference segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: A Mixed Bag for Bookselling

For the Malaysian bookselling and publishing communities, the first quarter of the year leading up to the 6% goods and services tax (GST) implementation on April 1 was tumultuous and disruptive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: A Flourishing Alternative Scene

The growing popularity of alternative publishers such as DuBook, Thukul Cetak and Lejen Press is a welcome change (“an absolute delight”) to Raman Krishnan of Silverfish Books, a company many regarded as the catalyst in the independent bookselling and publishing scene in Malaysia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Check out this gorgeous illustrated map of Black-owned bookshops across the country.

Happy Independent Bookstore Day! As part of its guide to Black-owned bookshops in the US, O, The Oprah Magazine created an illustrated map of some of the highlights, and it’s really delightful. The team also asked writers like Tayari Jones, Kiley Reid, and Clint Smith where they like to shop;... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Cowell tops bill for Reading is Magic Festival

Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell is heading the line-up of authors and illustrators at children’s digital book festival Reading is Magic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 16:14:04 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Dear NHS checks in at the top

Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You (Trapeze), a collection of stories by household names edited by Adam Kay, has made a surgical strike on the Amazon Charts, zipping straight into the Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookstat chart: The Silent Patient checks in at the top

Alex Michaelides' The Silent Patient (Orion) has surged into the Bookstat e-book number one spot for the week ending 23rd May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 08:53:16 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Book Ranking: Adam Kay's festive follow-up shifts back into the top

Adam Kay's Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) has re-claimed the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one, topping the chart for the first time since its launch week in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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School & Library Spotlight 2019: Checking Out Midwinter

We offer some educational events of interest at the ALA Midwinter Meeting, which will take place January 24–28 in Philadelphia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ocean Vuong (and his mom) steal the show at the second biannual Asian American Literature Festival.

All photos courtesy of Hannah Colen. Held in Washington D.C., the Second-Annual Asian American Literature Festival took place this year at multiple locations including the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Freer|Sackler Galleries, and kicked off at Franklin Park down the street from the Eaton... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Footage of Beatles' only Top of the Pops live show found

David Chandler raids his attic to find a 90-second film of the Fab Four performing Paperback Writer. Continue reading at BBC News

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Weekly E-Ranking: Kay shows heart of Glass to top pile

Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt is the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one for a ninth time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Facebook recruits its top publishers for exclusive shows

BuzzFeed, Vox Media, Attn, Mashable and Refinery29 are among the publishers getting paid by Facebook to make shows for its video tab. The post Facebook recruits its top publishers for exclusive shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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How top digital publishers are set up to get into show business

BuzzFeed, Bleacher Report, Mashable and Refinery29 want to get into show business. Here's how they are set up to do it. The post How top digital publishers are set up to get into show business appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Copyright Update

The last major updates to the Singapore Copyright Act were in 2004, before the era of tablets, e-readers, and smartphones. The law, which was enacted in 1987, is in urgent need of an overhaul to address the opportunities that have arisen from new technologies, and to close the loopholes that may... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Literary Publishing

Singapore literature, or Sing lit as it is known locally, is getting hot—and it is not because of the island’s tropical climate. Recent months have seen many titles, from literary fiction to middle grade series, getting picked up by overseas publishers, including those from the U.K. and U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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