D.C. Metro Spotlight: Books for Everyone

The metro Washington, D.C., area is home to an unusual group of publishers, many of which release the works of think tanks, well-known institutions, and universities. That makes for an eclectic mix. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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D.C. Metro Spotlight: First Book Keeps Looking After Young Readers

The 25 year-old nonprofit has engendered the distribution of more than 170 million free and affordable low-cost books and educational materials to educators and community leaders since 1992. It's just getting started. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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D.C. Metro Spotlight: In the Nation's Capital, Even the Books Are Mission Driven

Washington, D.C.’s laser-focused publishers are eager to shape the world around us. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Calling All Sheroes: Spotlight on National Geographic Books

A new pair of female-focused titles—Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad: Absolute Hero and Girls Can—looks to inspire and empower young readers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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An Industry Disrupter: Spotlight on the Collective Book Studio

The full-service, partnership publisher collaborates with authors to elevate bookmaking to an art form. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Spotlight: Ireland book sales’ value falls 29% in lockdown

Across the Irish Sea the books market has suffered as bookshops have been shuttered, falling by almost a third in value Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Global Connectedness in Trying Times: Spotlight on the Sheikh Zayed Book Award.

The SZBA celebrates literary and cultural achievements in the Arab world. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New editions of six Stanisław Lem books place the sci-fi icon back in the spotlight.

This month, science fiction fans and Solaris lovers everywhere have cause to celebrate: six newly-illustrated editions of work by the late Polish author Stanisław Lem (1921-2006) are being published by The MIT Press. Lem’s influence on science fiction has been compared to that of authors like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Retail spotlight: Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop and The Blessington Book Store

We talk to Galway institution Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, which will celebrating its 30th birthday in October, and Nibbies Children’s Bookseller of the Year shortlistee, The Blessington Book Store.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ideas for the People: Spotlight on 'Public Books'

A new series from Public Books and Columbia University Press aims to enrich culture through the exchange of ideas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Spotlight on Picture Books

What promises to be a picture-perfect annual BookExpo event makes its debut today. During the “New Picture Book Showcase,” eight authors and illustrators will share their most recent contributions to the genre in a panel moderated by Sarah Enni, host of the 'First Draft' podcast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books on the Blockchain: Spotlight on Morgan James Publishing

Morgan James Publishing is partnering with ebook platform Publica to enable authors to take advantage of the powers of cryptocurrency. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: IPA Puts Censorship in the Spotlight

Censorship remains a problem in countries like Turkey and Iran, where it can have dire consequences, said panelists hosted by the International Publishers Association at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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D.C. Metro Spotlight: BookTV Keeps Its Focus on Authors

For 48 hours each weekend, C-SPAN’s BookTV gives readers nonstop access to authors appearing in public across the country. It's ramping up regional coverage too. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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D.C. Metro Spotlight: Jed Lyons, D.C. Institution

The president and CEO of Rowman & Littlefield, one of independent publishing’s most respected figures, looks back on four decades of publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Spotlight on Kensington's Rebel Base Books

With its digital-first Rebel Base Books imprint, Kensington is launching into sci-fi and fantasy publishing (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Company spotlight: Dialogue Books taking the road less travelled

In three months at Little, Brown, Sharmaine Lovegrove has got off to a flying start, as Sarah Shaffi discovers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Spotlight on OverDrive and Digital Book Clubs

Libraries and publishers are seeing huge benefits from OverDrive's digital book clubs, especially the Big Library Read (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2017 Spotlight: The Next Chapter for Library E-books

The ALA Digital Content Working Group is ending, but the conversation about ebooks in libraries is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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