Future unclear for Blinkbox books

The future of Blinkbox books is unclear following the sale of Blinkbox movies to TalkTalk today (8th January). Tesco's trading statement for the 19 weeks to 3rd January revealed that Blinkbox had been sold to mobile and internet company TalkTalk, as mooted at the end of December. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Markus Dohle Is Sold on the Future of the Book

In a reception at Penguin Random House's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, global CEO Markus Dohle again expressed his confidence in the future for both his company and the book industry in general. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

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Job cuts on the way as Frankfurt Book Fair considers future plans

The Frankfurt Book Fair has warned job cuts are on the way as director Juergen Boos outlined future “modernising” plans that will see virtual events play a larger part in future fairs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Why this Brooklyn library is betting on a future that’s bigger than books

Brooklyn’s Greenpoint library and environmental education center, by Marble Fairbanks and Scape, points to a climate-literate future. Here’s how. I have spent a lot of time in libraries in my day. But not one like this.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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Future Beijing book fairs will be hybrid, say organisers

Organisers of the Beijing International Book Fair say future editions of the event will be a hybrid of digital and physical elements after the 2020 online Smart BIBF was hailed as a success. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 18:51:42 UTC ]
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Explore Indigenous Futurisms With these SFF Books by Indigenous Authors

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A black author challenges publishing to be more daring in creating space for all writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing for the future: how children’s books have changed in 20 years

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Books Matter: HCCP’s David Moberg on the Future of Christian Publishing

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