Discover New Japanese Books and Authors: Close-up on Japan Book Bank

As the largest online catalog of published Japanese content in the world, Japan Book Bank is the best and easiest way for publishers and copyright agents to discover new Japanese books and authors. PW caught up with Yoshiaki Hamza Yoshino of Japan Book Publishers Association to discuss JBB and how it’s helping to connect writers, publishers, and readers globally. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Discover New Japanese Books and Authors: Close-up on Japan Book Bank

As the largest online catalog of published Japanese content in the world, Japan Book Bank is the best and easiest way for publishers and copyright agents to discover new Japanese books and authors. PW caught up with Yoshiaki Hamza Yoshino of Japan Book Publishers Association to discuss JBB and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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And to Think That I Saw It at Bank Street: Authors, Illustrators, and Educators Talk Kids' Books

The Bank Street Book Fair, held at Bank Street College in upper Manhattan on October 24, offered a full day of incisive, humorous, and sometimes revelatory discussions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Left Bank Books To Close Downtown Location

After negotiations for a better lease fell through, Left Bank Books in St. Louis is closing its 5,500-square-foot downtown location as of May 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Nurturer of Authors Is Closing the Book

The editor Robert Loomis, who is retiring from Random House after 54 years, is known for nurturing writers including Maya Angelou, William Styron, Shelby Foote and Calvin Trillin. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Utah’s Draconian Book Banning Bill Close to Passage; An Anti-Book Ban Bill Proposed In Response

Although a major book ban bill is close to passage in Utah, another bill meant to end book bans by the state has hit the legislature. Here's what is in both bills–and what you can do. Continue reading at Book Riot

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When Children’s Book Authors Don’t Like Children’s Books

Authors like Louisa May Alcott and A.A. Milne learned their success in children's literature didn't translate to respect for their art. Continue reading at Book Riot

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7 Book Review Podcasts for Discovering New Books

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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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To Think That It Happened at Bank Street: Bank Street Book Fest 2016

On a blustery fall day, members of the children's book community gathered for BookFest at Bank Street on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chronicle Books Partners to Launch Chronicle Books Japan

Chronicle Books and Top Partners,a company owned by the same corporation that operates Tsutaya Mega bookstore chain, to open Chronicle Books Japan boutiques in 25 of its stores this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Authors Against Book Bans Officially Launches

The group's 1,500 members from all 50 states aim to provide “support and encouragement for the educators, librarians, parents, and students who are the first line of defense against censorship, and for the authors whose books are under attack.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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YA Author Lee Wind Launches Kickstarter to Donate Books to LGBTQ+ Teens

Wind, who is also chief content officer at the Indie Book Publishers Association, is creating a limited collector's edition of his latest YA novel, initially published this spring by Chicago Review Press, as an incentive for donors to his Kickstarter campaign benefitting LGBTQ+ teens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Beijing’s 2024 Book Fair Closes, Some 300,000 Attending

The Beijing International Book Fair reports finishing its 2024 run with a gain in public attendance and some 1,600 exhibitors. The post Beijing’s 2024 Book Fair Closes, Some 300,000 Attending appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Authors drive boom in US marketing demand as they seek help to plug books

Writers say investments in book promotion to augment publishers’ in-house staff are key to successKatherine Reay has written a dozen novels. When The Berlin Letters, her most recent, hit the shelves earlier this year, she embarked upon a 30-stop promotional book tour.“I love the personal... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Authors, Publishers Sign PEN America Letter Protesting New South Carolina School Book Rules

More than 380 authors, publishing houses, and advocacy groups have signed an open letter protesting "vague and overbroad" new South Carolina education standards, slated to take effect on June 25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Thessaloniki’s 2024 Book Fair Closes With 85,000 Attendees

With Sharjah Book Authority as guest of honor, the 20th edition of the Thessaloniki International Book Fair promotes cultural outreach and diversity. The post Thessaloniki’s 2024 Book Fair Closes With 85,000 Attendees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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