Historic Pact Marks New Era in Cuban Publishing

Publishers Weekly and Combined Book Exhibit signed a memorandum of understanding with the Cuban Book Institute calling for the parties to continue to promote "cooperation and understanding" between the U.S. and Cuban publishing industries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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George Weidenfeld’s death marks the end of a publishing era

The co-founder and chairman of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, who died this week, had unique status as both brand and editorLast year, Lord Weidenfeld joined his Hachette colleagues in moving to a shiny new HQ overlooking the Thames. Still regularly putting in office shifts, the nonagenarian... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Mark Waid Named Humanoids Publisher

Humanoids, the Los Angeles-based, French-owned comics publisher, has named comics writer Mark Waid its publisher. Waid will report to Humanoids CEO Fabrice Giger, who was previously CEO and publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Podium Publishing Enters New Era

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Faber to publish Lyra McKee anthology to mark anniversary of her death

Faber will publish an anthology of journalist’s Lyra McKee’s work to mark the anniversary of her death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Spain’s Publishers’ Federation Pledges a New Pact for Reading and International Outreach

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BookExpo 2019: Amazon Publishing Marks Its First 10 Years

Almost exactly 10 years ago, in May 2009, Amazon expanded from selling books to publishing them as well with the launch of Amazon Encore, a publishing program for promising self-published books and out-of-print works from major houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Batsford exhibition marks publisher's 175-year history

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London Book Fair 2019: In Brazil, Publishers Facing Historic Challenge

Ahead of the London Book Fair, PW caught up with Marcos Pereira, President of the Brazilian Publishers Association (SNEL) and Publisher of Editora Sextante, one of the largest trade publishers in Brazil. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NewSouth to Publish Mark Twain Literary Retrospective

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Scottish indies make their mark with nimble publishing and community ethos

Three small independent publishers from Scotland discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by their limited size and staffing—but there is little limit to their ambition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder & Stoughton Marks 150 Years in Book Publishing

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Coates’s ‘We Were Eight Years in Power’ to Be Published by Historic Black Press in France

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Pallante makes her mark at AAP a.g.m as travel ban hits Iranian publisher

Association of American Publishers c.e.o. Maria Pallante has overseen a more robust and outspoken trade body, one which made a pointed award at its recent a.g.m.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Debut author lands £1.5m publishing deal for 'sensational' historical novel

An American debut author has secured a £1.5m advance for her "sensational" historical novel, with Hutchinson winning the UK rights after a 12-publisher auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In the post-Facebook era, publishers see increase in direct traffic

Chartbeat is publishing new data today that shows that more mobile readers are coming to publishers’ sites and apps directly than from social. The post In the post-Facebook era, publishers see increase in direct traffic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Ahlberg marks 80th birthday with new publishing

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HarperCollins Children’s Books is celebrating a decade of David Walliams’ chart dominance with new editions of his first two novels and two of his “most beloved” titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Download: The publisher’s survival guide for the post-Facebook era

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