Gaiman, Pullman and Trollope in 'yoga challenge'

Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Joanna Trollope, Lemn Sissay and Joanne Harris are throwing their weight behind a five day yoga challenge next week, organised by The Society of Authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'We choose Europe': Pullman and Gaiman condemn Brexit in open letter

Almost 90 UK authors including Robert Harris, Neil Gaiman, John le Carré and Philip Pullman, have condemned Brexit in an open letter urging people to vote in tomorrow's European Parliament elections.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 12:21:59 UTC ]
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Gaiman, Pullman support Cover Kids Books campaign

Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Chris Riddell and Malorie Blackman are amongst more than 500 people who have signed an open letter calling for more children’s book coverage in newspapers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges

Being a publisher today is hard work. On Day Two of the Digiday Publishing Summit, we granted publishers anonymity to share their biggest challenges. Publishers see big opportunity to reach new audiences on social media. But distributing to platforms efficiently and without giving up reader... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital offering being prepared for Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency, Libraries Connected, Arts Council England and ASCEL have confirmed they will not be able to deliver the Summer Reading Challenge in its usual physical format this year. However, they have said a "high-quality digital offer" is in the pipeline.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 12:08:57 UTC ]
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Challenger Brands Have More Options as Demand for Digital Content in the Tech Age Grows

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the leading cheerleader for American business owners large and small, remains hopeful that U.S. businesses will emerge from the coronavirus crisis battered and bruised, but not broken. "It's too early to determine the long-term impact on supply chains,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-27 14:55:42 UTC ]
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The Bookseller survey: staff experiences of working through the coronavirus challenge

At the coronavirus outbreak reshapes our industry, The Bookseller is inviting staff members from across the book trade to share their experiences of working during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 12:47:26 UTC ]
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Independent bookstores survived the rise of online retail. Coronavirus poses bigger challenges.

Indie bookstores thrive on being part of a community. Now, they’re taking desperate action to stay in business amid “social distancing.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-17 15:49:08 UTC ]
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Egmont group reports 'good year' but prepares for 'challenging' 2020

Scandinavian media group Egmont has reported a "good year" in its latest financial results with a record revenue of €1.7bn in 2019, but has warned 2020 is expected to be a "challenging year" due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 10:30:18 UTC ]
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Gaiman to narrate The Sandman for Audible edition

Neil Gaiman has signed on as narrator, creative directot and executive director of Audible's exclusive adaptation of his bestselling comic series The Sandman.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 14:32:43 UTC ]
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Pullman and Morris join New Welsh Review crowdfunder

Philip Pullman and Jackie Morris have donated to a £14,000 crowdfunding campaign for the New Welsh Review after the literary magazine saw its funding slashed by 20% last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 23:24:10 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: The Latest Challenge for Toy Makers—and Publishers

The coronavirus is one of the main topics of conversation at the 117th edition of Toy Fair New York, which began on Saturday and runs through Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Gaiman, Sparkes and Rowson sign letter against Hampshire library closures

Scores of authors including Neil Gaiman, Ali Sparkes, Pauline Rowson and Philip Hoare have signed an open letter to Hampshire County Council calling for it to ditch its "shameful" proposal to close 10 libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 13:57:46 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 UTC ]
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Guadalajara’s Marisol Schulz: ‘The Biggest Challenge Is Not Repeating Ourselves’

As director-general of Mexico's Guadalajara International Book Fair, Marisol Schulz keeps a wary eye on the world industry for programming cues. The post Guadalajara’s Marisol Schulz: ‘The Biggest Challenge Is Not Repeating Ourselves’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-06 13:30:09 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Pullman Lights up the digital chart

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, collated into a single e-book, has subtly knifed Lee Child in the back to claim the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 09:51:32 UTC ]
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Participation in Summer Reading Challenge up 2.6%

The Reading Agency has reported 722,731 children took part in public libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge this summer, representing a 2.64% increase on last year’s participation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-22 10:29:12 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Pullman in BBC boost

Lee Child's Blue Moon claimed a second week atop the Weekly E-Book Ranking, bringing the veteran crime author’s total haul of number ones up to eight. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 18:28:02 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman receives J M Barrie Award

Sir Philip Pullman CBE has accepted the 2019 Action for Children’s Arts J M Barrie Award, a lifetime accolade bestowed on the author for his "outstanding talent as a storyteller who appeals to all ages, especially to the young". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 11:12:06 UTC ]
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The UK’s Tom Fickling, a ‘Sudden’ Publisher of Philip Pullman

Tom Fickling finds himself the publisher of one of the UK’s most successul authors and a partner of the world’s largest trade book publisher. The post The UK’s Tom Fickling, a ‘Sudden’ Publisher of Philip Pullman appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-07 06:30:54 UTC ]
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