Failing with Confidence: PW Talks to 'Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better' Publisher Tami Simon

The founder and publisher of Sounds True points out how Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön's newest book helps to instill an "unconditional confidence" in readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Staying True: PW Talks to Tami Simon

Tami Simon, who grew a personal collection of audio recordings into Sounds True Publishing, discusses her career, humanity’s endless search for answers, and the changing needs of readers looking for spiritual wisdom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Decades of Christian Publishing: PW Talks to Dave Lewis

Longtime Christian publishing executive Dave Lewis reflects on 43 years in the book business and discusses what he calls the changing but promising future for the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How 'Bigness' Is Failing America: PW Talks to Tim Wu

In his new book, the acclaimed author of 'The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires,' explains why a return to trust-busting is essential for American democracy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Talk Trends and Titles with PW Religion Editors

Find out what’s happening in the religion and spirituality publishing industry following PW’s spring summit in New York City from March 14-15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What’s Next for Scholarly Publishing? PW talks with John J. Regazzi

The former Elsevier CEO is the author of a new book, Scholarly Communications: A History from Content as King to Content as Kingmaker Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers

Defending freedom to publish, Frankfurt's CEO Talk featured Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel VP Guillaume Dervieux. The post Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pride Was Hard-Won: PW Talks with Julie Rodgers

For nine years, Rodgers was a celibate gay Christian speaking about the benefits of conversion therapy, and in her forthcoming memoir 'Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story,' she chronicles her journey into peace, a loving marriage, and advocacy for LGBTQ Christians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking About Censorship and Publishing

Christopher M. Finan, the executive director of the National Coalition Against Censorship, says conversation is needed to bridge divides. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Inelegant Connections: PW Talks with Will McPhail

Popular 'New Yorker' cartoonist Will McPhail branches out with his first long form graphic novel 'In', to be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tracking the 'Nones' Tide: PW Talks to Ryan P. Burge

Burge’s book, 'The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going' (Fortress, out now), cites research listing atheists and agnostics each at 6% of the U.S. population, while 20% identify as “nothing in particular." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Waterstones shuts Brentwood store after lease talks fail

Waterstones is closing its branch in Brentwood, Essex, saying it was unable to renegotiate the lease. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Josh Hawley finds new publisher after Simon & Schuster cancels book

Simon & Schuster severed ties with senator after Capitol attackPublisher distributes titles by conservative imprint RegneryThe rightwing Missouri senator Josh Hawley has found a publisher for a book dropped by Simon & Schuster over his role in attempting to overturn the US election on... Continue reading at The Guardian

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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing in Talks to Offer E-books to Public Libraries

The potential deal would be a breakthrough moment in the library e-book market as Amazon currently does not make its digital content available to libraries. It would also be a major coup for the Digital Public Library of America's upstart e-book platform and its SimplyE library reading app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks to Megha Majumdar

In her day job, Megha Majumdar publishes other authors' books. And now, her debut novel, 'A Burning' (Knopf) is a finalist for the American Library Association's prestigious Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. PW caught up with Majumdar to talk about how she balances editing and writing,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to purchase Simon & Schuster in massive publishing deal

ViacomCBS has announced plans to sell Simon & Schuster to publishing giant Penguin Random House LLC for a whopping $2.18 billion next year. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Penguin to buy Simon & Schuster, create publishing giant

German media giant Bertelsmann says that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-11-25 20:24:15 UTC ]
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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate: PW Talks with Peter Bagge

This month, cartoonist Peter Bagge returns to his indie comics roots and to Buddy Bradley, one of his most enduring characters, when Fantagraphics publishes 'The Complete Hate', a three-volume collection of Bagge’s fictional chronicle of the gruff, heading nowhere fast 1990s slacker. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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