Good news for books: The Washington Post’s book section is back!

Sometime around 2006, everyone in publishing began to lament the death of the book section. In the face of declining readership, budget cuts, and mergers, newspapers began to realize that book review sections did not bring in enough ad revenue to cover their costs and so cut and culled until there were only a handful […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Nemo the Library Fish’s New Job, La Revo Books, and More Good Book News This Week

A library goldfish finds a new job as a therapy fish and more good book news this week. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Former Washington Post editor Martin Baron is working on a book about Trump, Bezos and the future of journalism

“Collision of Power” will be part memoir and part investigation into what’s ahead for the free press. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Inside the Washington Post newsroom: History-making moments and good gossip

Former editor Leonard Downie Jr. offers a behind-the-scenes account of his 44 years at the newspaper. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Trade Books Post Good February Sales

Sales of adult trade books rose 6.6% in February over February 2018 after slumping in January, while sales of children/young adult books had a second consecutive month of good sales increases, according to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The New York Post vs. the (non-Murdoch) media, Google backs local news: Publisher's Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition.The news from Cupertino: "Apple's string of new subscription services pushes... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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The New York Post and Daily News have graciously summarized Comey's book for you

To bring yourself up to speed on the conversation surrounding former FBI Director James Comey's new memoir, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," you could read something in-depth and thoughtful about it, such as Michiko Kakutani's review in The New York Times.Or you could read... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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The Atlantic’s new family section is built for the post-news feed era

Family is the first big editorial initiative by The Atlantic, now majority owned by Laurene Powell Jobs, since the publisher announced a staff expansion. The post The Atlantic’s new family section is built for the post-news feed era appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Why the Washington Post is building chatbots to deliver the news

Chatbots have intrigued digital and old-school publishers, recognizing the growing audience on messaging apps, but they open a whole new set of complexities. For one: How do you build a useful bot that won’t go rogue, taint a publisher’s credibility? The Washington Post is one of many big-name... Continue reading at Digiday

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What's going on with the Washington Post's 'buy it now' Amazon book links?

Some Washington Post book reviews currently have a 'buy it now' link to Amazon embedded in the text, but a Washington Post spokesperson says the buttons are a mistake and that they're meant to go on the side of the page. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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For E-books, More Good News, Few Trends: Facts & Figures 2013

Reports from the Association of American Publishers on ebook sales suggest that the industry is maturing and growth will plateau soon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Some good news for the book business

BookStats, an annual survey that tracks the American publishing industry, finds that, contrary to doomsday predictions, bookstores and paper-and-ink books are still in demand. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Oprah's book club return is good news for publishers

Though results aren't what they used to be, sales still spiked for the first pick. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Biased Online Book Ratings Systems Undermining Professional Review Sources: Book Censorship News, November 4, 2022

BookLooks, RatedBooks, and more biased online rating systems getting books banned. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

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What’s a Book Sanctuary?: Book Censorship News, October 14, 2022

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Who Are The Groups Banning Books Near You?: Book Censorship News, September 23, 2022

Banned Books Week has been a busy week for banning books. That, plus a look at some of the regional groups pushing censorship. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A Banned Books Week Action List: Book Censorship News, September 16, 2022

Take action during Banned Books Week with these action items. That, plus this week's roundup of book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

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No Actions Offered to Librarians to Help With Book Bans From National Org: Book Censorship News, April 8, 2022

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Need a summer book recommendation? The Post’s book team fields your questions.

The staff of Book World will answer your questions and provide their recommendations on Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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