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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Industry Notes: Italian Bookstores Stay Open, Guadalajara Named World Book Capital

Italy's bookstores are allowed to operate amid COVID-19 restrictions, and Guadalajara becomes UNESCO's World Book Capital for 2022. The post Industry Notes: Italian Bookstores Stay Open, Guadalajara Named World Book Capital appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-04 20:25:38 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: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019

The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more. The post Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-14 17:51:35 UTC ]
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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:39:25 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

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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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NPD BookScan: US June Print Book Sales Up 2.8 Million Over 2020

'NPD Books' Brenna Connor says there's a possibility that the American market will go into the autumn with double-digit year-to-date gains. The post NPD BookScan: US June Print Book Sales Up 2.8 Million Over 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK book sales soared in 2020 despite pandemic

New figures from the Publishers Association show fiction and audiobooks did particularly well, with value of consumer sales up 7% on 2019 despite bookshop closuresFiction sales in 2020 soared by more than £100m for UK publishers, as readers locked down at home made their escape into books, with... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’

Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi. The post Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AAP StatShot: US Trade Book Sales Up 9.7 Percent for 2020

US books sales in 2020 were mixed, with AAP reporting trade book revenues up but declines in K-12 and higher education materials. The post AAP StatShot: US Trade Book Sales Up 9.7 Percent for 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sales of Print Books End January on High Note

Unit sales of print book rose 19.5% in the week ended January 30, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to BookScan. For the month of January, print unit sales were 21.3% higher than January 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020

Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020. The post AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Print Book Sales Rose 8.2% in 2020

With all major categories posting increases, unit sales of print books rose 8.2% in 2020 over 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The German Book Prize Names Its 2020 Shortlist of Novels

The six titles on the German Book Prize shortlist are said to 'demonstrate political urgency in a particularly clever manner.' The post The German Book Prize Names Its 2020 Shortlist of Novels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-15 13:51:12 UTC ]
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