Current Affairs Drive the Mission (and Revenue) at Haymarket Books

Though Haymarket has always been a mission-driven press, its focus on books on hot-button topics written by prominent authors has proven to be strong revenue generator. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: PW Editors' Picks, Current Affairs

Books on current affairs were in the spotlight when 'PW' reviews editor David Adams sat down with the editors of eight important fall titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Square One’s Personal Mission Drives New Cancer Book

For Square One Publishers’ founder Rudy Shur, Beyond the Magic Bullet—The Anti-Cancer Cocktail: A New Approach to Beating Cancer, which his company released earlier this month, is the culmination of a three-year personal connection he forged with the book’s author, Dr. Raymond Chang. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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I love books about books. Here are seven of my current favorites.

Among the titles on my nightstand: “The Last Bookseller,” “The Private Library” and “Rare Book Hunting.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Books with inspirational themes continue to drive children's book market

Confidence-building titles are continuing to boom across the children’s market as TikTok drives YA, The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference has heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 10:13:53 UTC ]
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The Book People rebrands under Bayliss to put books back in the driving seat

Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a further restructure, delivering significant profit over the next three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 03:08:07 UTC ]
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Book Bans are Driving Kids Away from Libraries and Reading

As recent laws restrict school librarians from bringing in new books, they're seeing a drop off of students using the library at all. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-01-23 17:38:56 UTC ]
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'The Lost Year': A Book Re-Shaped by Current Events

Contemporary global crises affected the writing and production of Katherine Marsh's newest middle-grade novel, inspired by her Ukrainian family history, in unexpected ways. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Third Quarter Revenue Rose at Hachette Book Group

Helped by the popularity of Colleen Hoover's 'Verity,' revenue at Hachette Book Group rose 4.7% in the third quarter over 2021—a gain that does not include results from Workman Publishing, which HBG bought last September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Margate Bookshop raises £3k in books for schools drive

The Margate Bookshop has collected almost £3,000 to buy books for local schoolchildren with plans to run the fundraiser as an ongoing scheme alongside other independent bookstores, potentially as part of a charity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-23 07:48:13 UTC ]
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UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question

As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK's copyright consultation. The post UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-30 00:44:30 UTC ]
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Scott Morrison's media blitz goes awry as A Current Affair turns up the heat | The Weekly Beast

Justin Stevens tweets Tracy Grimshaw gave a ‘great interview’. Plus: Morrison condemned in News Corp papersScott Morrison avoided talking to ABC 7.30 host Leigh Sales this week, choosing A Current Affair’s Tracy Grimshaw instead to deliver his television message to the women of Australia on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-26 02:59:47 UTC ]
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Backlist Drives Print Book Unit Gains Higher Through February

Driven by strong backlist sales, unit sales of print books rose 26% last week over the week ended February 29, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. It was the largest week-over-week gain compared to 2020 so far this year, helping unit sales finish the first two months of 2021 with a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Boldwood Books reports £1.6m revenues in first full year

Boldwood Books has reported revenues of £1.6m in 2020, its first full financial year, and added five new authors to its now 50-strong list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 16:36:03 UTC ]
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Börsenverein Report Shows 2020 German Book Revenue Down 2.3 Percent

Shutdowns in December short-circuited the German market's progress in making up book sales losses from spring lockdowns. The post Börsenverein Report Shows 2020 German Book Revenue Down 2.3 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-08 15:54:29 UTC ]
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Appledore turns itself into UK's first drive-in book festival

Appledore Book Festival is to go ahead with its annual fixture this autumn, reinventing itself as the UK's first drive-in literary festival.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-14 00:18:18 UTC ]
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Mission-Driven Indie Bookstores Drop J.K. Rowling's Books

Three mission-driven indie bookstores well-known for their commitment to social justice have ceased stocking books written by J.K. Rowling, accusing the Harry Potter author of promoting hatred towards transgender people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Revenue Fell 21% in Q1 at LSC

Revenue in LSC Communications’ book group dropped 21.4% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, falling to $204 million. Lower demand for educational materials offset an increase in its trade business, the printer, which filed Chapter 11 in April, reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Anand Giridharadas wanted a gritty current affairs show on Vice TV. He got it

The best-selling author debuts ‘Seat at the Table’ tonight with guest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez amid the looming threat of media layoffs. When author Anand Giridharadas started talking with Vice TV in early March about hosting a new primetime show that would riff on current events, he knew he... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-22 07:00:32 UTC ]
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Haymarket Books Offering 10 Free Ebooks to Support Social Distancing

You can now download ten free ebooks on social and economic justice from Haymarket Books to read while social distancing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 15:10:47 UTC ]
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