Frankfurter Buchmesse Reports 73,500 Attendees From 105 Countries

The 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair drew a strong in-person roster of visitors and originated new content for both on-site and digital engagement. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Reports 73,500 Attendees From 105 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-25 04:38:01 UTC ]
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David Marcuse, who ran bookstores for liberal clientele, dies at 73

His Common Concerns bookstore in Washington became a left-wing community resource in the 1980s. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How a Debut Graphic Memoir Became the Most Banned Book in the Country

Maia Kobabe’s book “Gender Queer,” about coming out as nonbinary, landed the author at the center of a battle over which books belong in schools, and who gets to make that decision. Continue reading at The New York Times

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France’s Scientific Publishers Back an ‘Open Science’ Report

The primary French publishing association, SNE, hails a new report on open access and science. The post France’s Scientific Publishers Back an ‘Open Science’ Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-08 22:44:08 UTC ]
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PEN America Report Documents Massive Spike in Book Bans

The new report finds an astonishing 1,586 book bans and restrictions in 86 school districts across 26 states, targeting some 1,145 unique book titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Report Finds 'Alarming Spike' In Book Bans In U.S. Schools

Over 1,000 books were banned in schools in the past year, with bans disproportionately targeting books on race and the LGBTQ community. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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London Book Fair Opens With 500+ International Exhibitors

With 75 first-time exhibitors and 400 speakers in the show's programming, London Book Fair is up and running. The post London Book Fair Opens With 500+ International Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-05 17:39:59 UTC ]
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Trump swooped in to profit from White House photographer’s book deal – report

Ex-president blocked Shealah Craighead plan and then made up to $20m from publishing images in own memoir, New York Times saysDonald Trump blocked plans by his chief White House photographer to publish a book of pictures of his time in power – then published a book of such images himself, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-31 22:37:41 UTC ]
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Walter R. Mears, Pulitzer-winning reporter featured in classic book on campaign journalists, dies at 87

He was featured in Timothy Crouse's "The Boys on the Bus," about the 1972 presidential campaign, then won a Pulitzer in 1977. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-06 00:22:57 UTC ]
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Britney Spears Will Reportedly Receive $15 Million For Tell-All Book

The pop icon has landed a massive publishing deal for a memoir, which will explore her legendary music career and her relationship with her family. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-02-21 21:59:46 UTC ]
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Amazon is reportedly fast tracking a live-action Blade Runner series

A few months back, Blade Runner director Ridley Scott said a live-action series set in that universe is in the works. The project looks to be a step closer to reality, as Amazon Studios has reportedly put it in development. Amazon's TV and film production arm is said to be fast tracking scripts... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-02-11 18:28:55 UTC ]
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Country Life publisher reeling after shareholder revolt over executive pay

Future’s shares tumble as investors vote down scheme in which CEO could be awarded £40mFuture, the UK’s biggest magazine publisher that is home to titles from Country Life to Metal Hammer, has been forced into an embarrassing sit-down with investors after a bruising shareholder revolt in which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-03 16:27:30 UTC ]
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Publishers report brisk business in 2021

Representatives at some of the UK’s biggest publishers have supplied data to broaden out the picture regarding their performance in the past year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What can we learn from Iceland? A lot, says a new book about that country’s women.

"Secrets of the Sprakkar," by Iceland’s first lady, Eliza Reid, highlights the accomplishments of women in a society that places high value on gender equality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Southern New Mexico digital marketing firm reports big growth, aims to increase national presence

Fast-growing digital media company Sinuate Media is pivoting its business model with pre-packaged marketing platforms to help small companies compete with bigger fish. Sinuate CEO and founder Leah Messina told Business First that the knowledge needed to use digital marketing tools has increased... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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HarperCollins releases its first ethnicity pay gap report

HarperCollins has released its first ethnicity pay gap report alongside its annual one for gender pay, announcing it will now use diverse, balanced shortlists for senior roles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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500 days a debut

I’ve been a debut novelist for more than 500 days but today my status will change with the publication of my second novel, Find Her First. So before I leave my debut days behind me I wanted to take a look back and reflect on what being a first-time author has meant for me, and the huge learning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshops report brisk festive trading in annual survey, with almost 60% well up

The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey, backed up by new data from the Booksellers Association, suggests that the majority of indie booksellers had an excellent festive sales period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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French book trade reports 20% sales surge in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may continue to cloud people’s lives, but it has generated a silver lining for the French book business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OverDrive Reports More than Half a Billion Digital Library Loans in 2021

In exceeding more than 500 million annual lends for the first time, OverDrive's 2021 figures suggest the pandemic has, as librarians have suggested, raised demand for digital content in public libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The tech industry's accessibility report card for 2021

In spite of all the advancements we’ve seen in tech, the industry as a whole has consistently neglected people with disabilities. There have been some improvements, including video call apps like FaceTime, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts and more adding better support for sign language... Continue reading at Engadget

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