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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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 13:29:07 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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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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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19

Industry Notes: Italy's teen cultural bonus is refunded for 2020. International publishing events grapple with exhibitor, attendee worries about COVID-19. The post Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 20:18:40 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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Book Aid International’s Maurice Sendak Short Is Up for Two UK EVCOMs

The short film ''Reading Where the Wild Things Are in The Great Rift Valley' was released last October and has been singled out by London's EVCOM awards. The post Book Aid International’s Maurice Sendak Short Is Up for Two UK EVCOMs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-30 05:30:44 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: International Distribution Forum at Frankfurt; UK’s Emerald ‘Insight’

The 2019 International Publishing Distribution Forum will be at Frankfurter Buchmesse, and in the UK, Emerald launches its redesigned platform. The post Industry Notes: International Distribution Forum at Frankfurt; UK’s Emerald ‘Insight’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-12 05:10:21 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner

The London Book Fair's Trailblazer Awards have honored 20 young publishing standouts in four years. And the GLLI YA Translated Book Prize goes to a PRH work. The post Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three UK publishers join 2019 Jerusalem International Book Forum

Three candidates from the British book trade have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Zev Birger Editorial Fellowships at the new Jerusalem International Book Forum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Elsevier Contributes Book Aid’s Millionth Volume, Simon Restructures Touchstone

The Za'atari Camp in Jordan is part of Book Aid International's refugee outreach, supported by Elsevier and other publishers. And Simon & Schuster's Touchstone goes to the Atria and Gallery Books lists. The post Industry Notes: Elsevier Contributes Book Aid’s Millionth Volume, Simon... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries

Three Big Five CEOs are scheduled for a session from BookExpo and the Association of American Publishers. And the UK's award for writers aged 18 to 35 opens for submission. The post Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: South Korea’s Ridibooks Raises $20 Million; Quarto Distributes Zest Books

Characterized as South Korea's largest ebook service, Ridibooks' parent company raises funds. And Quarto Group Takes on Zest Books distribution. The post Industry Notes: South Korea’s Ridibooks Raises $20 Million; Quarto Distributes Zest Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: PEN America on Banning Books in the USA

PEN America's new report asserts that 'diverse books' frequently are the first to be yanked when it comes to book challenges and 'soft censorship.' The post International Industry Notes: PEN America on Banning Books in the USA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Beijing Book Fair, Japan’s Mobile Games, Scotland’s Indie Publishers

Zhejiang University Press has events at BIBF this week, as Japan's Toto Serkan looks at Japan's mobile gaming market, and Scotland's Society of Young Publishers weighs the industry's interest in new skills. The post International Industry Notes: Beijing Book Fair, Japan’s Mobile Games,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library

Since the destruction of the University of Mosul's library, momentum is building for Book Aid International's efforts to coordinate and enable publishers' contributions to rebuilding. The post London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens boosts Book Aid International

National Book Tokens is to partner with Book Aid International to help support the charity's work to provide books and develop library services in sub-Saharan Africa. A specially designed National Book Tokens gift card will go on sale this week with 1% of the value of each card sold to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid sends over 1.2m books in 2019

Book Aid International sent more than 1.2 million books to 26 countries in 2019, the charity has said in its end of year report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-17 21:48:38 UTC ]
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