Hachette Book Group: BIPOC Diversity at 36.4 Percent

The newest of four yearly reports from Hachette Book Group sees staff BIPOC diversity increasing by 2.5 percent in 2022. The post Hachette Book Group: BIPOC Diversity at 36.4 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-11 14:35:23 UTC ]

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China’s Book Market in 2022: An 11.77-Percent Decline

Overall book sales in China decreased in 2022, but online sales driven by TikTok and other short-video platforms are growing rapidly. The post China’s Book Market in 2022: An 11.77-Percent Decline appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-07 16:24:29 UTC ]
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Italy’s Book Market Up 13.3 Percent Over 2019

Presented in Venice at the Mauri School, the 2022 report from Italy's publishers shows gains over the pre-pandemic era, amid market shifts. The post Italy’s Book Market Up 13.3 Percent Over 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-27 17:39:09 UTC ]
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Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch on Book Sales, Copyright, and More

In a letter to agents and authors, HBG CEO Michael Pietsch touched on a number of topics, including the sales outlook for trade books, the lawsuit against the Internet Archive, and increasing direct-to-consumer marketing and sales efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market in 2022: Sales Down 2.1 Percent

The Börsenverein reports on book sales and bestsellers in German book market in 2022 and depicts 'a major economic challenge.' The post German Book Market in 2022: Sales Down 2.1 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-05 14:26:20 UTC ]
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France’s Hachette Livre: A 30-Percent Carbon Reduction by 2030

Intending to use 100-percent renewable energy by 2026, Hachette Livre turns to reducing overproduction, freight, and more. The post France’s Hachette Livre: A 30-Percent Carbon Reduction by 2030 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-05 12:30:37 UTC ]
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Hachette UK Buys Welbeck Publishing Group

U.K.-based Welbeck Publishing was formed in 2019 by publishing veterans Mark Smith, whose credits include cofounding and serving as CEO of Quercus Books, and Marcus Leaver, one-time CEO of Sterling Publishing and Quarto Group. Sales in 2022 are expected to top £25million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Makes Cuts to Its Book Group

As part of a companywide effort to reduce costs, Amazon has eliminated an unspecified number of jobs in its Books business. Word of the reductions came in a letter sent yesterday to employees from CEO Andy Jassy describing “role eliminations” in the company's Books and Devices units. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 4, 2022

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Luigi Musolino, Virginia Heath, and Maya C. Popa. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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4 witchy books from the world of science fiction and fantasy

Megan Giddings, Emily Lloyd Jones, Sangu Mandanna and Desideria Mesa add new twists to a popular subgenre. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-17 12:00:00 UTC ]
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NPD Books on July’s US Print Market: 6 Percent Lower, Year to Date

In a 'steady' market, NPD sees print sales in the United States decline 1.6 million units in July, typically a month for some losses. The post NPD Books on July’s US Print Market: 6 Percent Lower, Year to Date appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-10 18:34:37 UTC ]
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Spain Reports Book Market Growth in 2021: Up 5.6 Percent

The Spanish book market is reporting revenues of €2.5 billion in 2021, a gain of 5.6 percent over 2020, and book sales of 174 million units. The post Spain Reports Book Market Growth in 2021: Up 5.6 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-19 19:16:27 UTC ]
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The German Book Market in 2021: Turnover Up 3.5 Percent

Challenges: First half of 2022, the German market has a sales shortfall of 11.1 percent in the local book trade compared to 2019. The post The German Book Market in 2021: Turnover Up 3.5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-07 21:04:45 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 4, 2022

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Angie Hockman, Meng Jin, and Ron Shelton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 4, 2022

Random House picks up a new novel by Salman Rushdie and a leadership guide by Bob Iger, Europa signs a British debut, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Conservative Group Launches “Hide the Pride” to Remove Books From Library Pride Displays

The movement intends to "empty libraries of LGBTQ content aimed at kids" by checking out and hiding all LGBTQ books on library displays. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-06 13:35:02 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Mystery Deals for April 4, 2022

Today’s edition of Mystery Daily Deals is sponsored by the audiobook edition of The Resting Place. `the audiobook edition of The Resting... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-04 14:37:45 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for April 4, 2022

Today’s edition of SFF Daily Deals is sponsored by Penguin Random House & Underlined. `Penguin Random House &... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-04 14:08:53 UTC ]
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Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing

As the UK publishing industry prepares for its annual encounter with many colleagues from other markets, a look at UK book business diversity. The post Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-01 19:24:36 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 4, 2022

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Lauren Rankin, Kate Folk, and Elizabeth Alexander. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: 'Miracle Rice' fed China's revolution but endangered its crop diversity

Feeding the planet's 8 billion people is challenge enough and our current industrialized commercial practices are causing such ecological damage that we may soon find ourselves hard-pressed to feed any more. For decades, scientists have sought out higher yields and faster growth at the expense... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-02-05 16:30:43 UTC ]
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