English PEN reports 'challenging year'

English PEN has reported a deficit of close to £90,00 in its annual report for the year ending 31st March 2016, describing it as "a challenging year". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont group reports 'good year' but prepares for 'challenging' 2020

Scandinavian media group Egmont has reported a "good year" in its latest financial results with a record revenue of €1.7bn in 2019, but has warned 2020 is expected to be a "challenging year" due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 10:30:18 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Travel publishers report sales uptick but warn it may take years to return to normal

Travel publishers have reported an uptick in sales in recent months as coronavirus restrictions have eased. However many warn it may be “years” until things return to normal, with some pivoting towards popular UK and activity-based guides.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-16 11:20:27 UTC ]
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Elif Shafak headline English PEN's 100th celebrations

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Elif Shafak and Max Porter are among the authors and activists headlining English PEN’s centenary celebrations at the Southbank Centre this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-20 20:24:24 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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Olga Tokarczuk's 'magnum opus' finally gets English release – after seven years of translation

The Books of Jacob, praised by the Nobel prize judges and winner of Poland’s prestigious Nike award, will be published in the UK in NovemberThe magnum opus of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk – a novel that has taken seven years to translate and has brought its author death threats in her native... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-26 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Welbeck reports 'well-balanced' results for first year's trading

Welbeck Publishing Group has reported turnover of £13m and operating profit of £1.3m in 2019 in its inaugural financial results, taking stock of its first nine months of trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 21:05:10 UTC ]
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Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull challenge News Corp over reports of ‘foreign interference’ in petition

Parliamentary committee investigating after former prime ministers criticise Murdoch media story on ‘fake’ names in petitionFormer prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull have challenged News Corp to co-operate with any investigation stemming from reports of “foreign interference” in a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-18 08:02:35 UTC ]
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The logistical and ethical challenges of sports reporters’ restart

In mid-March, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, and Major League Soccer issued a joint statement: members of the media would henceforth be barred from locker rooms and clubhouses, to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The leagues... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-07-28 12:21:27 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:16:32 UTC ]
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New Tech, Fewer Reporters: Challenges Facing South Asian Newsrooms Post-COVID

Editors from several South Asian news publishers including The Quint (India), The Hindu (India), Times of India (India) and The Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-26 18:00:38 UTC ]
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English PEN calls for release of Ahdaf Soueif after coronavirus protest arrest

English PEN has called for the release of Egyptian author Ahdaf Soueif, who was arrested during a protest about the treatment of prisoners during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 19:53:50 UTC ]
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AT&T’s advertising unit chief resigns after joining company less than three years ago, report says

AT&T’s Brian Lesser, who heads up the company’s key advertising unit, Xandr, is leaving the company, according to a new report from Reuters. Lesser felt comfortable stepping down because Xandr is in a good position and its first quarter results are expected to show significant growth, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-11 18:26:08 UTC ]
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English PEN translation award winners revealed

​Twenty books have won English PEN’s flagship translation awards, marking the highest number of awards ever given by the programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 23:56:40 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports third year of growth as sales rise to £58.3m

Blackwell’s has reported a third consecutive year of growth, with sales of £58.3m for the financial period ending 29th June 2019, up from £57m the previous year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 03:38:15 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante’s first novel in 5 years has an English-language pub date.

According to the Bookseller, Elena Ferrante’s first novel in five years will be published in English in June 2020 by Europa Editions. The Lying Life of Adults (great title? or greatest title?) is out in Italian this coming November 7, and the English version will, of course, appear in a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-28 12:11:35 UTC ]
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New PEN America Report Condemns Prison Book Bans

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Profile reports 4% turnover dip but steady profit in 'solid' year

Profile Books has reported a “solid” financial year 2018 to 2019 with turnover at £11.4m, a 4% dip on the previous year, while operating profit was “steady” at £983,375. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 21:34:54 UTC ]
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OUP turnover edges up, despite another 'challenging' year for Education

Following a 0.9% turnover dip for the year before, Oxford University Press saw small-scale growth again in the 12 months to 31st March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 03:07:45 UTC ]
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