Everett gets a big boost: Boeing lands largest 747 order in 25 years

Big is back. Boeing (NYSE: BA) has landed its largest order for the four-engine 747 jet in a quarter century, a 20-jet order from Volga-Dnepr Group, a Russian cargo carrier. The intent to order, announced at the Paris Air Show, is for 747-8F freighters, and probably is worth about $3.8 billion or less, based on the $190 million blue book price for the aircraft. The actual price could be even less than the $190 million blue book, given Boeing’s urgent efforts to keep the 747 line operating, said… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Everett gets a big boost: Boeing lands largest 747 order in 25 years

Big is back. Boeing (NYSE: BA) has landed its largest order for the four-engine 747 jet in a quarter century, a 20-jet order from Volga-Dnepr Group, a Russian cargo carrier. The intent to order, announced at the Paris Air Show, is for 747-8F freighters, and probably is worth about $3.8 billion... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publisher Editorial Patmos Celebrates 25 Years in the U.S.

The company, which is headquartered in Miramar, Florida, and focuses exclusively on Christian titles, has seen significant growth in the U.S. market over the past quarter-century, with the U.S. now accounting for 52% of its total business, a testament to the growing Spanish-speaking population... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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25 years of 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU

A quarter century of a Gen X classic, a new children's literature museum opens, and yes everyone is trying to get you to play their crossword. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-04-01 20:48:47 UTC ]
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Five years and 2m copies later, self-published author lands UK book deal

Norfolk-based crime writer JM Dalgliesh topped the Amazon and Kindle bestsellers before being signed by a traditional publisher In 2018, JM Dalgliesh was a stay-at-home father when he sent his first crime novel to six literary agents, only to receive polite rejection letters – or no response at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-17 09:00:23 UTC ]
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Telling tales: Zimbabwe’s Weaver Press celebrates 25 years of championing truth-telling fiction

NoViolet Bulawayo among authors paying tribute to independent publishing house that shook up the country’s literary sceneWhen the Zimbabwean editor Irene Staunton and her husband Murray McCartney set up their publishing business in 1998, it seemed natural to call it Weaver Press. Their modest... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-07 07:00:02 UTC ]
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RELX Group Is the World's Largest Publisher for the Fifth Year Running

Our annual ranking of the world’s biggest book publishers was once again topped by the STM and legal giant, which toppled Pearson from its perch in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble 25% Pre-Order Sale

Barnes & Noble is taking 25% off certain pre-order books, ebooks, and audiobooks. Here's a taste of what's available, plus more information. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-04-26 16:50:30 UTC ]
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Continental Sales Inc. Marks 25 Years

Completing its 25th year, the Barrington, Ill. rep group employs 25 reps and account managers throughout the U.S., and offers clients access to 101 gift and specialty market sales reps for sideline buys. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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We Go Way Back: 25 of the Best Historical Fiction Books of the Past 10 Years

Take a trip back in time without leaving your seat with 25 of the best historical fiction books of the past 10 years! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-21 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Top Shelf: 25 Years of Acclaimed Graphic Novels

Top Shelf Productions, which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, has been a leading force in the expansion of the graphic novel market since it was founded by Chris Staros and Brett Warnock in 1997. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Greenleaf: Stewards of Storytelling for 25 Years

With its stellar track record of retail success—including more than 50 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers—Greenleaf has been a proven innovator within the hybrid publishing world for 25 years and counting. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Undisputed “World’s Greatest Author” finally lands Big 5 publishing deal.

Yes, it’s Tingle Time. One of my all-time favorite literary personalities, the greatest self-published author to ever live, Chuck Tingle, has signed a two-novel deal with Tor’s Nightfire imprint. Per the Publishers Marketplace announcement, the first book, Camp Damascus, is about “a group of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-29 15:04:14 UTC ]
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The 25 Most Significant New York City Novels From the Last 100 Years

Four writers and one bookseller gathered over Zoom to make a list devoted to fiction in which the city is more than mere setting. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-22 09:08:54 UTC ]
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Tokyopop Marks 25 Years: CEO Stu Levy Looks Back and Ahead

Founded 25 years ago by Stu Levy at a time when manga was a niche within a niche, Tokyopop brought manga—Japanese book-format comics—to a new generation of young American fans, ushering in a new era in North American comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Violin Conspiracy’ could be one of the year’s big crowd-pleasers

It's early to be making such predictions, but Brendan Slocumb's debut is as engaging as it is suspenseful. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-02 11:00:55 UTC ]
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Wolfson History Prize boosts winner's award to £50k in anniversary year

The UK’s most valuable award of its kind, the Wolfson History Prize, will celebrate its 50th anniversary by boosting its prize money this year to £50,000 for the winner, with each shortlisted author taking home £5,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-26 03:03:17 UTC ]
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How Elizabeth Hardwick Spent Her “Starving Artist” Years in the Big City

In September 1939, Elizabeth Hardwick took a Greyhound bus to New York to pursue a doctorate in 17th-​century English literature at Columbia University. A few years earlier she had visited the city with two high school friends, staying at the Hotel Taft in Times Square. The women’s accents had... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-16 09:55:56 UTC ]
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Sara Cox's 'big-hearted' debut novel Thrown lands at Coronet

"Between the Covers" presenter Sara Cox’s debut novel, Thrown, has gone to Coronet. It follows the lives of four women at a pottery class held at a community centre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-10 10:45:35 UTC ]
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The Binc Foundation: 25 Years of Supporting Booksellers

As it celebrates its 25th anniversary, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation has never had a bigger part to play in supporting booksellers and comics stores Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With Another Big Year, HarperCollins Sales Near $2 Billion

Sustained increases in book reading and book buying were the underlying factors in driving up sales by 19% and profits by 42% in HarperCollins's latest fiscal year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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