Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Named UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2021

Tbilisi has been named UNESCO's 2021 World Book Capital, and the Georgian city will have the honor handed over to it by Kuala Lumpur. The post Tbilisi Named UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-07 19:49:22 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Indonesia Named London’s 2019 Market Focus; McIntosh Is CEO of PRH US

Following 2017's Market Focus Poland and this year's Market Focus Baltics, Indonesia will be the highlighted nation at London Book Fair in 2019. And in New York City, Markus Dohle names Madeline McIntosh to lead Penguin Random House US. The post Industry Notes: Indonesia Named London’s 2019... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UNESCO Names the UAE’s Sharjah World Book Capital 2019

New recognition for efforts that Sharjah's royal family and civic leadership have made, Sharjah follows Athens 2018 in the "World Book Capital" designation. The post UNESCO Names the UAE’s Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Athens Named World Book Capital as 118-Year-Old Bookstore Closes

Athens learns it's UNESCO's World Book Capital 2018 and that its largest bookstore, the 118-year-old Eleftheroudakis, is going under. The post Athens Named World Book Capital as 118-Year-Old Bookstore Closes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Athens named World Book Capital 2018

Athens has been named World Book Capital 2018 by the director general of UNESCO, Irina Bokova.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week last year—but they nonetheless continue to dominate the sharp end of this week’s Official UK Top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night books defy the critics as sales grow

Written By: Philip Stone and Felicity Wood Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:43 The majority of the books to be handed out tomorrow (5th March) as part of World Book Night have already received a sales boost in 2011. The figures will be a welcome fillip for the organisers, with founder... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 04:30:58 UTC ]
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Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-14 11:32:10 UTC ]
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Where Worlds Collide: Books on Politics and Religion

A plethora of books at the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature annual conference examine the relationship between politics and religion in the age of Trump. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Haig, Horowitz and James among World Book Day 2020 authors

Authors Matt Haig, Anthony Horowitz and Greg James are among those featured on World Book Day’s 2020 list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 12:10:19 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amy Einhorn Named Macmillan Henry Holt’s President and Publisher

The publisher of Flatiron Books now leads Macmillan's Henry Holt. And New York's Scandinavia House hosts a reception for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway. The post Industry Notes: Amy Einhorn Named Macmillan Henry Holt’s President and Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-16 19:38:39 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media

Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media's assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media. The post Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-15 05:30:02 UTC ]
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The UK’s World Book Day Names a First Chief Executive

Cassie Chadderton is being tapped by the London-based reading charity for 'her track record of representing policy and political and stakeholder relations.' The post The UK’s World Book Day Names a First Chief Executive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-22 08:05:09 UTC ]
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PRH US completes sale of F+W Books

Penguin Random House US has finalised the deal to buy the US book-publishing assets of F+W Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 22:23:56 UTC ]
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Sharjah celebrates World Book Capital reign with opening ceremony

Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated the start of its year as UNESCO World Book Capital last night (23rd April) with a spectacular theatrical sequel to One Thousand and One Nights held in the city’s open-air Al Majaz amphitheatre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital With a ‘Scheherazade’ Stage Premiere

In its newly commissioned stage production, the emirate Sharjah has opened its year as UNESCO's World Book Capital with a new tale for the ancient canon of the Arabian Nights. The post Sharjah Becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital With a ‘Scheherazade’ Stage Premiere appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beach libraries and cricket as Sharjah becomes UNESCO World Book Capital

Beach libraries and celebrating reading through cricket will form part of the year-long programme in Sharjah when it becomes the 19th UNESCO World Book Capital. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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