France overhauls its book industry subsidies

The French culture ministry’s National Book Centre (Centre National du Livre, CNL) will overhaul its system of financial support for the book industry in order to simplify and update it. The reform, which was approved by the CNL’s board last week, reduces the number of interest-free loans and subsidies by about a third from 38 to 26 and should take effect later in the year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19

Industry Notes: Italy's teen cultural bonus is refunded for 2020. International publishing events grapple with exhibitor, attendee worries about COVID-19. The post Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 20:18:40 UTC ]
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US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote

The annual meeting of BISG in April will hear Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt in a keynote address around supply chain issues. The post US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-14 15:25:18 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 04:30:58 UTC ]
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Inside France’s Fall Publishing Frenzy, aka ‘Oscar Season For Books’

August 29th. French cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles is throwing its traditional end of summer party, also known as “le cocktail de rentrée littéraire.” On the intimate patio of the Musée Bourdelle, on the Left Bank, the big shots of France’s literary world exchange anecdotes about their... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-04 09:49:09 UTC ]
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NaNoWriMo Has The Writers To Solve The Book Industry’s Diversity Problem

As the writing challenge turns 20, it’s time for the publishing industry to challenge itself. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2019-11-01 09:45:13 UTC ]
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Frances Hardinge | 'My books are strange in quite different ways from each other'

Frances Hardinge’s eccentric backlist takes another unusual turn with a tale of the legacy of warring sea gods. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W H Smith's Pete Selby says lack of diversity means book industry is ‘failing’ children

Pete Selby, head of books for W H Smith, has called on the book industry to make the high street more diverse and inclusive for young readers, saying that diversity is going to become a "significant" part of WHS' strategy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 19:12:13 UTC ]
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Frances Lincoln commissions Greta Thunberg-inspired picture book

Frances Lincoln Children's Books has commissioned a fictionalised picture book from Zoë Tucker and illustrator Zoë Persico, inspired by young climate activist Great Thunberg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 12:43:38 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-15 05:30:02 UTC ]
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Industry 4.0: The Next Revolution in Book Publishing and Manufacturing

As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, book publishing and manufacturing are being affected by automation, data exchange, artificial intelligence, and more. This webinar will explore what it means for publishers and manufacturers, what industry leaders are already doing, and how they plan... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-08-05 15:22:41 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Frankfurt’s Cannes Program Takes Publishers, Agents to France

On the first tour to Cannes of publishers and literary agents, Norway's Thomas Mala says the experience was worthwhile. He's ready to go again next year. The post Books to Film: Frankfurt’s Cannes Program Takes Publishers, Agents to France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 05:56:09 UTC ]
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As Comic Book Industry Grows, Smaller Publishers Learn to Adapt

Midtown Comics in New York. Movie and TV adaptations have fueled growth in the comic book industry: Sales in 2018 rose $80 million from the previous year. Continue reading at The New York Times

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France’s Lagardère Studios Announces a Book-to-Screen Deal With Wattpad

Wattpad Studios' screen development portfolio adds France's Lagardère Studios, a sister company to Hachette Livre. The post France’s Lagardère Studios Announces a Book-to-Screen Deal With Wattpad appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Sales For ‘The Hunchback Of Notre Dame’ Soar In France After Cathedral Fire

The classic novel shot to the top of Amazon France’s bestseller list after a massive blaze overtook the famed Paris church. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-04-16 17:16:25 UTC ]
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The book industry isn't dead. That's just an excuse to keep salaries low

Poor working conditions for book editors are ingrained. It’s time for that to change – no matter how much we love our jobsBook editors love their jobs, perhaps more than the average worker. We work diligently with motivated and inspiring peers on projects we are proud of. You may not realise... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos on the International Book Industry: ‘It’s Always Changing’

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France’s BIEF Hit by London Book Fair Transit Delays in Calais’ Brexit Protests

As France's international publishing agency struggles to get its collective stand and books to London in time, the UK's French Institute plans more shows of solidarité in the British capital. The post France’s BIEF Hit by London Book Fair Transit Delays in Calais’ Brexit Protests appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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