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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Oldcastle Books launches digital-only genre fiction imprint

Independent publishing group Oldcastle Books is launching a digital-only sister company, Verve Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair Emphasizes Its New Digital Zone

Centered around its two-day Digital Publishing Forum conference event, the newly focused Digital Zone at Beijing International Book Fair includes presentations from Amazon Web Services, Springer Nature, Microsoft, and Wiley. The post Beijing International Book Fair Emphasizes Its New Digital... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Datebook: A Chicana artist's pastels on paper, sacred books from the Middle Ages and wearable paper jewelry

Dream-like paintings and illuminated holy books. Plus, the art of paper jewelry and L.A.’s Salvadoran artistic circles. Here are eight exhibition and events to check out in the coming week: Judithe Hernández, “A Dream Is the Shadow of Something Real,” at the Museum of Latin American Art.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Follett Book Fairs to Cater to More Precise Age Ranges

Follett will expand its book fair business in its second year in operation, the company has announced, launching fairs focused exclusively on early childhood and middle school readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italy’s Stefano Mauri in Madrid: Three Points of Digital Impact on the Book Market

Italian book publishing icon Stefano Mauri speaks at the Readmagine conference about how the digital dynamic has affected Italy's book marketplace. The post Italy’s Stefano Mauri in Madrid: Three Points of Digital Impact on the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finnish Digital Media Fund IPR.VC Backs Development of YA Book Series for Television

With plans for multiplatform development to follow, the allegorical fantasy writings of Italian author Roberto Ricci are coming first to television. The post Finnish Digital Media Fund IPR.VC Backs Development of YA Book Series for Television appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid Financial and Digital Disruption, Print Remains a Powerful Medium for Human Emotion

Far from a nostalgia tour, speakers at the ModMag NY summit celebrate the enduring power of magazines past, present, and future. The post Amid Financial and Digital Disruption, Print Remains a Powerful Medium for Human Emotion appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Book Ranking: Gail prevails for 15th number one

While Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine vacated its print number one in the week this chart covers, Gail Honeyman is nowhere near done in the Weekly E-Book Ranking: The British Book Awards’ Book of the Year notched up a 15th week as the ebook number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are middle-aged women invisible on book covers? | Alison Flood

Even when they’re central to the story, women over 40 are getting pushed to one side when it’s time to design the book jacketHere’s a challenge for you: find a book jacket that features an image of a woman over 40. My own hunt – as yet unsuccessful – was prompted by the actor and novelist... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why Amazon’s 'Digital Roots' Will Reshape Physical Retail

On a Christmas Eve shopping visit to the bustling Amazon Books in New York, journalist Cherie Hu realized that Amazon had flipped the table on the analog environment of traditional bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SAGE Advice at London Book Fair: When ‘Digital Transformation’ Is an Academic Topic

Ahead of an Insights Seminar at London Book Fair, SAGE Publishing's Kiren Shoman talks with Copyright Clearance Center's Christopher Kenneally about factors in a digital transformtion of academic publishing. The post SAGE Advice at London Book Fair: When ‘Digital Transformation’ Is an Academic... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for 'powerful' book on racism in sport

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a book about sport and race from former journalist Derek A Bardowell following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Quantum Keynote: Tom Goodwin, ‘Digital Darwinist,’ on Surviving

'Challenging all assumptions of the past' may be only the beginning of life after the digital disruption, Tom Goodwin says. And when he speaks at London Book Fair's Quantum Conference, he'll be talking about the 'share-of-attention' dilemma. The post London Book Fair’s Quantum Keynote: Tom... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knowledge Ages Quickly, as Shown by This Ad That Grew Mold on a Classic Marketing Book

There's still much to be learned from books written by the great minds of advertising's golden age, but it's hard to deny that almost any advice printed to the page quickly becomes dated in today's digitally driven world. To illustrate that point, and boost turnout at an upcoming IdeasFirst... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Viewpoints on Creating Tomorrow’s Readers: Literacy, Digital, and Children’s Books

From Brazil, China, India, and the UAE, five children's book publishers spoke the growing urgency to build young readership as competitive digital enticements grow more seductive.  The post Five Viewpoints on Creating Tomorrow’s Readers: Literacy, Digital, and Children’s Books appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wilson heads campaign celebrating the power of books

Jacqueline Wilson has helped launch a campaign for Book Aid International celebrating the power of books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clique co-founder Katherine Power on how to succeed in a new era of digital media

As one of the earliest style publishers to successfully marry editorial content to e-commerce, Clique Brands Inc. -- formerly Clique Media Group -- is focused on continuing to find new ways to use digital to strengthen this relationship. We caught up with co-founder Katherine Power to share some... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Power named among Obama's 'best books' of 2017

Former US president Barack Obama has named British author Naomi Alderman’s The Power as one of his favourite books of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From the Heart of Texas, a New Digital Magazine Encourages Women to “Age Boldly”

In a post-More world, longtime magazine editor and freelance writer Jeannie Ralston looks to fill a void. The post From the Heart of Texas, a New Digital Magazine Encourages Women to “Age Boldly” appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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