FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Longlist Announced

Fifteen titles have made the cut for the 2015 longlist of the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year, last year won by Brad Stone's "The Everything Store." The post FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Longlist Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Costello debut voted Irish Book Awards' Book of the Year

Mary Costello’s debut novel Academy Street (Canongate) has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year for 2014. The book was chosen via public vote from the list of category winners announced at the recent Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children’s Books Ireland Awards: “Hagwitch” Takes Book of the Year

At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick's "Hagwitch" as Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Six books compete for the prize of Oddest Book Title of the Year

The Bookseller magazine will be giving out the award for the thirty-fifth year in a row, with competitors including 'Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop' and 'How To Sharpen Pencils.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week last year—but they nonetheless continue to dominate the sharp end of this week’s Official UK Top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Diverse Book Awards longlists features Zephaniah, Lawrence and Wilson

The longlists for the second Diverse Book Awards have been revealed, recognising inclusivity in children’s, YA and adult fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2021 Booker Longlist Announced, Contains Four Americans

The longlist for the Booker Prize has been announced, including four American authors. The prize is worth £50,000. A shortlist of six will be announced on September 14, and the winner on November 2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Book Sales Could Grow by 2% This Year—Or by 8%

In a presentation on July 21, NPD BookScan said that, based on current trends, unit sales of print books are likely to finish 2021 with a gain over 2020. How high that gain will be depends on several factors, including the future course of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books in the Media: Galgut's latest promises to be 'one of the best novels of the year'

Damon Galgut's The Promise (Chatto & Windus) came out on top in this week's reviews, with the twice Booker-shortlisted author picking up nods from the Guardian, Times and New York Times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair Announces Details of Its Digital Seminars

Normally the first annual major publishing trade show of the year, London Book Fair is the last to join its sister events online. The post London Book Fair Announces Details of Its Digital Seminars appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year

The winners of this year's publishing-house awards are based in Tanzania, Switzerland, Iran, the United States, Colombia, and New Zealand. The post Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Portuguese-Language SDG Book Club: Open for Business

The Portuguese-language SDG Book Club is divided into an effort in Portugal and a sister program in Brazil, each announcing its reading list. The post Portuguese-Language SDG Book Club: Open for Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020

The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Germany’s Bookwire Announces an NFT Marketplace for Book Publishing

The German digital book distributor has an autumn target for its NFT platform for the book publishing sector. The post Germany’s Bookwire Announces an NFT Marketplace for Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair Announces Three-Week Format in June

Today naming themes set for six days in the latter part of June, London Book Fair also announces four conferences before Bologna. The post London Book Fair Announces Three-Week Format in June appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Be the Bridge' is ECPA Christian Book of the Year

ECPA has named its 2021 Christian Book Awards-winning books and audio, a slate that highlights reconciliation, inspiration, and consolation in turbulent times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Horror Anthology Books For Some Mid-Year Frights

Here’s a list of 9 great horror anthology books full of monsters and mayhem to satisfy your mid-year frights, including The Valancourt Book of World Horror Stories, Volume One edited by James D. Jenkins and Ryan Cagle. Continue reading at Book Riot

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International Booker and Edinburgh Book Festival Announce RSC Program

Following readings for the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Royal Shakespeare actors will be seen in the International Booker ceremony. The post International Booker and Edinburgh Book Festival Announce RSC Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’

Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi. The post Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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