Fred Klein, Who Helped Build Bantam Books, Dies at 97

Fred Klein, who helped make Bantam Books a major force in mass market paperback publishing in the 1960s and 1970s, died on October 22. He was described by a former colleague as "the greatest ringmaster the publishing world has ever known.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Fred Klein, Who Helped Build Bantam Books, Dies at 97

Fred Klein, who helped make Bantam Books a major force in mass market paperback publishing in the 1960s and 1970s, died on October 22. He was described by a former colleague as "the greatest ringmaster the publishing world has ever known.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Can children's books help build a better world?

Author SF Said on how almost all the world’s problems come down to ‘us and them’ – and how children’s books can knock down the barriers Do you believe it’s the books we read when we are young that have the deepest impact? Let us know by emailing [email protected] or on Twitter... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Banned Books Can Teach Us: Building an LGBTQ Picture Book Library for Pride 

This year, I’m celebrating Pride through LGBTQ children’s books. I’m building a new library for my two kids and wife Stefanie, who is trans and transitioned just two years ago. We began with Being You: A First Conversation About Gender (Penguin, 2021) and a pride alphabet book, Pride Puppy... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-01 08:53:12 UTC ]
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Books Inc. Builds a Bridge to Book Fairs

Books Inc., the Bay Area's oldest independent bookstore sporting 11 locations, will operate two book fair models—one traditional, one designed for underserved schools—through its new literary nonprofit, the Reading Bridge. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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No Actions Offered to Librarians to Help With Book Bans From National Org: Book Censorship News, April 8, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes a look at what the American Library Association is -- and is not -- doing right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-08 10:41:00 UTC ]
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Daynes scoops SLA Information Book Award for 'gentle' book on why things die

Katie Daynes' Why Do Things Die? (Usborne), illustrated by Christine Pym, has been announced as the overall winner of the School Library Association (SLA) Information Book Award for its “gentle, non-judgemental” tone on "a rare topic" for young readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-25 10:32:58 UTC ]
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Miss going to the bookstore? Here are some books about books to help get you through.

‘”Confessions of a Bookseller’” and other wonderful titles remind us of the joys of shelf-browsing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-15 15:59:07 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair Presents Documenta 14: Building A New ‘Parthenon of Books’

'The prohibition of books betrays so much about their times and the respective political order,' says Frankfurt's Juergen Boos ahead of Book Fair's presentation of documenta 14's new 'The Parthenon of Books.' The post Frankfurt Book Fair Presents Documenta 14: Building A New ‘Parthenon of Books’... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online with Bookings service

Small business owners are getting a new feature tailored just for them in Microsoft Office 365—a full-service system for scheduling appointments for their services over the internet. Microsoft Bookings is a new service that makes it possible for business owners to create their own scheduling... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sue Arroyo, CEO and Publisher of CamCat Books, Dies at 57

Arroyo, who founded CamCat in 2018 and published more than 100 titles, died on February 26 after a fall. Editorial director Helga Schier said that no decisions will be made about CamCat's leadership until Arroyo's estate is settled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Building Bridges Between the U.K. and U.S. Book Businesses

British publishers discuss how transatlantic collaboration can boost books’ performance and the work it takes to maintain mutually beneficial relationships. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen Blake Mettee, Book Business Entrepreneur, Dies at 76

Stephen Blake Mettee died from a heart attack while snorkeling in the Galapagos Islands on November 18. A serial entrepreneur across many sectors, Mettee founded independent publisher Quill Driver Books in 1994 and Hummingbird Digital Media, a hybrid e-book distributing/retailing company, in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishing Veteran Hugh Lauter Levin Dies at 72

Publisher Hugh Lauter Levin, the longtime v-p at Abrams who launched his own house, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, in 1984, and sold it to Rizzoli in 2007, died on January 9. He was 72. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lisa Marie Presley started writing a book before she died. Riley Keough completed it

Lisa Marie Presley's posthumous memoir will hit shelves later this year, with the help of her daughter Riley Keough, who picked up the pieces. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-01-11 20:25:14 UTC ]
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2023 in books: Protests, bannings and the rise of AI helped shape the story of publishing

The publishing world made plenty of news in 2023, but not only because of the books themselves Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-12-08 14:55:07 UTC ]
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Stephanie Land on the Routine That Helped Her Write Her New Book in a Month

Stephanie Land’s new book, Class: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hunger, and Higher Education, is out today, so we asked her a few questions about her routine, writing advice, and how she deals with writers block. Who do you most wish would read your book? Anyone who has authority over a person who... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-07 09:50:56 UTC ]
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Jane Garrett, Book Editor With a Prizewinning Touch, Dies at 88

History books she shepherded over 44 years at Alfred A. Knopf won a raft of Pulitzers — seven in all — as well as Bancrofts, though one recipient set off a furious academic debate. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-03 21:36:32 UTC ]
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Keith Giffen, Comic Book Maverick for DC and Marvel, Dies at 70

A celebrated illustrator and writer, he brought sardonic wit to franchises like Justice League and to offbeat creations like Rocket Raccoon and Ambush Bug. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-30 20:42:24 UTC ]
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Jordan Miller, Cofounder of Academy Chicago Publishers, Dies at 97

Miller, who, with his late wife, Anita Miller, founded Academy Chicago Publishers in 1975, died in Chicago on October 19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2023: Adapt or Die? Not Yet

Ed Nawotka discusses how right now, AI needs publishing at least as much as publishing needs AI. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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