Elton, Sharabi, Hall and Ridout to explore global book economy at FutureBook

HarperCollins executive publisher Kate Elton, Wonderbly founder Asi Sharabi, Lonely Planet editorial director Tom Hall, and Amanda Ridout, founder of Boldwood, will discuss the global book economy at FutureBook Live 2019. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 07:41:35 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Onix 3.0: Global Publishing, Global Metadata

Among the challenges technology poses for publishing is the issue of how to handle globalization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Improving Skills and Exploring New Themes: Children's Books at the Taipei International Book Fair

At the Taipei International Book Fair, children's publishers presented Taiwan as a market open to exploring new authors, imported titles, and innovative themes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: BookMachine: A Meetup for Global Book Professionals

On Wednesday, September 25, six speakers in six different cities around the world gave related presentations loosely organized around the effects of the digital transition on publishing, entrepreneurship, and the power of collaboration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: E-books Go Global

One of the allures of ebooks for American publishers is the opportunity the format provides to sell titles to international markets, free of the costs of printing—and shipping—books overseas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Göteborg Book Fair: Sweden’s Global Gathering of Book Lovers

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Why are Gen X women struggling? A new book explores the many possible reasons.

Ada Calhoun’s “Why We Can’t Sleep” is both a comprehensive and breezy look at the new midlife crisis. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Qandeel Baloch was a social media star in Pakistan. A new book explores her life and murder.

“A Woman Like Her” is both an intimate portrait and a sweeping look at cultural shifts — and the price paid by women. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Publishing insiders predict 'monster' global book deal for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could become the next generation's Obamas with book deals worth "an eye-watering amount of money" now they are stepping back as "senior" royals, publishing insiders have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker does nine-book deal with Smriti Halls

Walker Books has bought world rights to nine picture books by author Smriti Halls, in a deal with Jodie Hodges at United Agents. The first book, Welcome to Your World, described as “a stunning celebration of new life and our precious natural world”, will be published simultaneously in March... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:28:42 UTC ]
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Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Tickets for Elton John Waterstones book signing sell out in 10 seconds

Tickets for Elton John's book signing at Waterstones Piccadilly sold out in less than 10 seconds when they went on sale yesterday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FutureBook Live: On getting books to the top of the cultural agenda

The book business punches about its weight in terms of keeping the attention on books, but with today’s busy news agenda, the rise of social media, and other entertainment sectors, led by Netflix, what must the industry do to keep on top? Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’

With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt among its keynotes. The post FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Matchbox Cars, coloring book, Magic make Toy Hall of Fame

Matchbox Cars, the coloring book and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering have been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame Continue reading at ABC News

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FutureBook Live panel to raise cultural impact of books

Booker director Gaby Wood, Faber chief Stephen Page, Dialogue publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove and Bluebird founder Carole Tonkinson are the latest speakers to be announced for FutureBook Live, The Bookseller’s publishing conference, to be held on 25th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Agent Stephanie Barrouillet: Nonfiction Leads Global Children’s Book Scene

Publishers in many countries are finding success with nonfiction children’s books that offer illustrated explanations of complex concepts. The post Agent Stephanie Barrouillet: Nonfiction Leads Global Children’s Book Scene appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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FutureBook Live to explore publishing freedom and free speech

Issues around publishing freedom and free speech are to be debated at FutureBook Live, with a panel of industry insiders, including publishers, agents and authors to discuss how today's political climate and the rise of social media has changed what is permissible and possible to publish today.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rocket launch: Pan Macmillan primed for global publication of Elton John memoir

Pan Macmillan has taken steps to ensure its global publication of Elton John’s long-awaited first memoir makes a big splash—and it’s been a colourful journey...   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FutureBook Live to explore the future of textbooks, OA strategies, and learning

Pearson’s chief strategy officer Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan will give insights into the publisher’s new digital-first textbook policy at FutureBook Live 2019, The Bookseller’s publishing conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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