French book trade recovering from Covid-19 lockdown

The French book trade is picking up from its two months of Covid-19 lockdown much better than expected. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 11:42:21 UTC ]
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Could lockdown herald an exciting new chapter for the book trade?

The pandemic has thrown publishing and booksellers into crisis – and left customers struggling to obtain books when they most want them. But some in the industry sense an opportunity to drag it into the 21st centuryOn 18 March, Emma Corfield-Walters received the news that for the second year... Continue reading at The Guardian

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German and French book trades issue impassioned plea for government support

Germany and France have called on policy-makers in their respective governments in Berlin and Paris as well as in Brussels for sustainable policies to promote books in the digital age. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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French book trade 'will not give in to barbarity'

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) has expressed its "deep sadness, support and solidarity with the families and colleagues" of the two young editors who died in the terrorist attack at the Bataclan concert hall on Friday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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French book trade protests at VAT hike

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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: An American’s Take on the French E-book Market

When I moved to Paris in 2010, I’d already begun doing the majority of my reading on my Kindle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lockdown diaries: the book PR

I work in comms and my whole work life (and my actual life come to think of it!) is based on the premise that I will always be around people and I’m constantly planning events and parties and book tours… so when all of that very suddenly got put on hold, it was much harder for me to wrap my head... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ukraine Book Business After Lockdowns: An ‘Almost Complete Collapse’

Ukrainian title output plunged 55 percent in the first half of the year, publishers say, as they worry that renewed lockdowns are ahead. The post Ukraine Book Business After Lockdowns: An ‘Almost Complete Collapse’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lockdown diaries: the book designer

The weekend before the government announced the lockdown I was due to go to Bristol to visit a friend, and a few days earlier we’d been notified at the office that we would be working from home for the next few weeks (of course little did we know, five months later we still would be!). I... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'It's a mega year!': book trade braces for autumn onslaught of major new titles

After the lockdown, hundreds of delayed titles are expected this autumn including many household names vying for Christmas successFrom Richard Osman’s first crime novel to Caitlin Moran’s new memoir, almost 600 hardbacks are due to be published on 3 September in a “massive bun fight” of new... Continue reading at The Guardian

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BookTrust hands out 237,000 books during lockdown

Children's reading charity BookTrust says it has handed out more than 237,000 free books to help families hit by the Covid-19 lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade bodies to 'engage' with Covid-19 culture panel but note industry's absence

The Publishers Association has said it "looks forward to engaging" with a new expert advisory panel set up to investigate the pandemic's impact on arts and culture, although it has failed to include a representative from the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lockdown diaries: the book club founder

It happened so suddenly. One moment I was at work, bleaching everything in sight, using extra splashes of Dettol - that infamous Caribbean Aunty staple with a distinct smell that will instantly take a first generation immigrant child back to memories of early Saturday morning cleaning sessions -... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Zadie Smith’s New Book Was Written During Lockdown. It’s Optimistic.

The author’s latest collection shows how few novelists seem to genuinely love human beings the way she does. Continue reading at Slate

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Spain’s Book Market: 40 Percent More Online Buying During Lockdown

A new study of the book market in Spain shows consumers are reading more during the pandemic lockdown, buying more books online, and still prefer print over digital. The post Spain’s Book Market: 40 Percent More Online Buying During Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lockdown diary: the book distributor

Survival mode; that’s how lockdown began for me, coming, as it did, off the back of two close family tragedies - the loss of both of my sisters in February and March respectively. “If only,” one family gag went, “we can get through April without anybody kicking the bucket we’ll be okay.”  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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