EU exit could lead to 'catastrophic uncertainty'

The UK’s possible exit from the European Union, looking likely to be the subject of a summer referendum, would be a disaster for the book trade, according to industry figures such as Waterstones m.d. James Daunt, Bonnier Publishing c.e.o. Richard Johnson and Alma Books m.d. Alessandro Gallenzi. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ken Follett’s latest epic is a cautionary tale of global catastrophe

Follett’s ‘Never’ is a credibly detailed and alarmingly plausible story about a world hurtling toward nuclear war. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Lockwood leads the Booker shortlist on sales ahead of announcement

With days to go before the winner is announced, Patricia Lockwood’s No One is Talking About This (Bloomsbury Circus) leads the Booker Prize shortlist in sales terms, though all six nominated titles have sold within 5,000 copies of each other outside of lockdown periods. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-31 21:25:54 UTC ]
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Steven Pinker argues that critical thinking leads to progress in ‘Rationality’

In his latest book “Rationality,” cognitive scientist Steven Pinker extols the power of critical thinking to propel society forward. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-10-28 19:20:41 UTC ]
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By the book: how publishers can lead by eco-example

Two publishers share their experiences of greening their processes and workflows, and their thoughts on the issues that lie ahead. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-15 14:50:31 UTC ]
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Uzo Aduba is leading a new book club for all of Netflix’s literary adaptations.

The Queen’s Gambit, Bridgerton, Mindhunter, Maid: Netflix has a track record of turning books into hit television series. And though popular adaptations often drum up interest in their source material—after the show premiered, Walter Tevis’s The Queen’s Gambit landed on the New York Times... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-13 18:00:07 UTC ]
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Bonnier's Agius to lead Welbeck's ANZ outpost as Rogers takes over role

Bernadette Agius will move from Bonnier Books UK to become m.d. of Welbeck Publishing Group’s Australia and New Zealand subsidiary while Juliet Rogers will replace her at Echo Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 18:59:33 UTC ]
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Xi is leading China’s aggressive new strategy, but he didn’t invent it

White House official Rush Doshi explains the goal: to supplant U.S. global dominance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-17 12:00:00 UTC ]
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AAPI Voices Lead

Publishers discuss producing books that celebrate the breadth and diversity of Asian American and Pacific Islander experiences Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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When climate catastrophes spark religious turmoil

Philip Jenkins on how the faithful have interpreted extreme weather throughout history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction Leads Another Week of Sales Gains

Unit sales of print books rose 4.8% last week over the week ended June 12, 2020, as adult fiction sales rose 23%. 'The President's Daughter' by James Patterson and Bill Clinton was the week's top seller. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Crosby Named to Lead ECPA

After a lifetime in Christian books — selling, distributing, and publishing — Jeff Crosby will take the reins at the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association on August 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Keiichiro Hirano Leads Amazon Crossing’s World Book Day Titles

Translations now free in this year's offer include today's release of Keiichiro Hirano's bestseller in Tokyo, 'At the End of the Matinee.' The post Keiichiro Hirano Leads Amazon Crossing’s World Book Day Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-15 23:53:49 UTC ]
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Court Appoints Hagens Berman Lead Counsel in Amazon E-book Price Fixing Case

In a brief order, judge Gregory Woods said the move, which is common in consumer class action cases, will bring "efficiency and economy" to what is "likely to be expensive and complicated litigation." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Pilkey Title Leads a Good Week for Book Sales

An early 2021 Easter, combined with declining sales last spring as the pandemic heated up, resulted in a huge gain in unit sales of print books for the week ended March 28, 2021, over the comparable week last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Quarto Group Relaunches Cool Springs Press as a Leading Lifestyle Gardening Imprint

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Cool Springs Press, which has grown from its beginning as a regional press to an internationally recognized publisher of lifestyle bestsellers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Eyewitness: DK boss Coesfeld on the challenges of leading a list in a pandemic

DK’s new c.e.o. took the reins just before Covid-19 forced lockdowns across the globe, but Carsten Coesfeld has had a promising start at the helm of the respected global publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-13 08:43:16 UTC ]
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In ‘Who Is Maud Dixon?,’ a Dream Job Leads to a Twisty Nightmare

Alexandra Andrews’s debut novel follows a Machiavellian aspiring writer who becomes entangled in her work for a best-selling fiction writer. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-03 11:00:00 UTC ]
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