Gail Rebuck: ‘The Power of the Book’ in the Digital Age

'The power of the book and the importance of the author haven’t changed at all,' the Baroness Gail Rebuck tells London Book Fair's Quantum Conference. And she warns against a 'civil war' in publishing. The post Gail Rebuck: ‘The Power of the Book’ in the Digital Age appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

In their keynotes, Penguin Random House U.K. publisher and bestselling author Philip Pullman stressed that while technology is changing, publishing's mission, storytelling, is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanna Coles on Magazines, Her New Book and the Digital Age

Hearst Magazine's chief content officer sits down with Folio: for a one-of-a-kind interview. The post Joanna Coles on Magazines, Her New Book and the Digital Age appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Publishing in the 'Mid-Digital' Age

“We live in this amazing age where incredible things are possible, but people are routinely quite disappointed,” said Tom Goodwin, head of innovation for Zenith Media, in his opening keynote at the London Book Fair’s Quantum pre-conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Returns in the Digital Age

Technology may have changed the book business, but it doesn't offer any magic solution to help booksellers reduce returns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins 'digital age' business book by podcaster Gannon

Hodder & Stoughton has won rights to publish a new business book "for the digital age" by podcaster Emma Gannon, called The Multi-Hyphen Method.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: PW Talks to Pew Research Center’s Lee Rainie about Reading in the Digital Age

It's been a disruptive decade for the book business, but Pew's latest research suggests that Americans' reading habits have remained relatively stable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Is How You Sell Books In The Digital Age

Penguin Books unveils a clever interactive site, inspired by the iPod's clicking wheel, to accompany the release of 80 classic e-books.Penguin Books turns 80 this year. To celebrate its birthday, the British imprint of the world's largest publishing house is releasing a new series of 80 books,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lion Stone: Artisanal Books in a Digital Age

A publisher continues to hand-bind and hand-sew books that also function as works of art. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

This week's Apple Books store bestseller list again shows the power the screen has over the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Classic Book Covers Get Charming Redesigns for the E-Book Age

750 artists redesigned the covers of classic books. Now 50 of them are going on tour. The post Classic Book Covers Get Charming Redesigns for the E-Book Age appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: The New, Digital Faces of the Frankfurt Book Fair

For all the talk of ebooks, and the state of the book market, the number of new digital startups at the Frankfurt Book Fair is an indicator of the industry's health. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reinventing Book Printing: Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How Pelican Books Is Reimagining The Cover In The Age Of E-Books

Penguin's storied non-fiction brand is trying to redefine the book cover, as well as bridge the gap between physical books and ebooks.The covers of our favorite books are doors that lead into their internal literary worlds, and that's enough to make their designs important: a book's cover is the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Look Beyond the Book

"We cannot deny we are in an extraordinary transition," said author Anthony Horowitz, opening the sixth annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Singapore Names 2020 Book Award Finalists, Adds Digital Categories

Recognizing digital publishing and reading in Singapore, the Book Publishers Association's awards this add ebooks, audiobooks, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Names 2020 Book Award Finalists, Adds Digital Categories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-30 16:12:33 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18

The States' 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as 'a beacon of hope for all who attend.' The post National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-10 17:02:00 UTC ]
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Physical book fairs 'still needed', as events go digital

Physical book fairs are still vital for business long-term, publishers say, amid expectations that the Beijing Book Fair may be online only this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 17:18:56 UTC ]
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