Industry Notes: UK’s Golden Booker Voting Is Closing; AudioFile’s Whitten on the Audies

Fifty years of Man Booker Prize for Fiction winners have been sorted down to a shortlist, and you can help crown the 'Golden' book. And some of this year's Audie Award winners are now playing on 'Beyond the Book.' The post Industry Notes: UK’s Golden Booker Voting Is Closing; AudioFile’s Whitten on the Audies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India

Musing on books' resilience in the pandemic, Tom Weldon talks with Philip Jones; and Penguin Random House India partners with Pippa Rann. The post Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 18:15:54 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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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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Industry Notes: Bologna Tours Rodari Show; Denmark’s UNSILO Signs UK’s Cambridge

The Bologna Children's Book Fair is mounting a new touring exhibition of illustrations, and Danish AI specialists at UNSILO sign Cambridge University Press. The post Industry Notes: Bologna Tours Rodari Show; Denmark’s UNSILO Signs UK’s Cambridge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-23 06:30:06 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: Europa Buys ‘Shadowplay’ US rights; S&S UK Hires Back Clare Hey

An Atlantic crossing for Joseph O'Connor's 'Shadowplay' from Europa Editions, and a boomerang career move for publishing director Clare Hey in London. The post Industry Notes: Europa Buys ‘Shadowplay’ US rights; S&S UK Hires Back Clare Hey appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-09 01:30:08 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: SAGE Publishing Makes UK’s Index on Censorship Archive Free

The UK's quarterly 'Index on Censorship' has opened its 45-year archive to free readership, a response to an era of fake news and leadership lies. The post Industry Notes: SAGE Publishing Makes UK’s Index on Censorship Archive Free appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Norway’s ‘Bookstore Award,’ the UK’s SpecSavers Winners

The winner of  Norway's 2018 'Bookstore Award,' chosen by booksellers, is a novel based on the country's World War II-era past. And in the UK, SpecSavers names a dozen prize winners. The post Industry Notes: Norway’s ‘Bookstore Award,’ the UK’s SpecSavers Winners appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Man Booker’s Shortlisted Authors, London Book Fair’s Literacy Charity

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (October 16) is preceded by a series of events with shortlisted authors, and London Book Fair has opened its search for its official 2019 literacy charity. The post Industry Notes: Man Booker’s Shortlisted Authors, London Book Fair’s Literacy Charity appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Marrakesh Treaty; Bologna Carle Award; Kids’ Black Detectives in the UK

The United States is ready for implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty, pending a presidential signature. Meanwhile, Bologna gets an award and Knights Of gets a new book series. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson 40 Nations Have Ratified and Implemented Marrakesh he... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Germany’s Buchtrailer Awards and the UK’s Republic of Consciousness

This is the second year of operation for Germany's Buchtrailer Awards and the third year for the UK's Republic of Consciousness Prize for small presses. Both niche programs have opened for submissions. The post Industry Notes: Germany’s Buchtrailer Awards and the UK’s Republic of Consciousness... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-17 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: Bogotá’s Second Pro Program; Kindle UK’s Second Storyteller Award

In its second year at Bogotá, the professional program has a class of agents, editors, and translators arriving this week. And in the UK, Amazon will pay a second Kindle Storyteller winner £20,000.  The post Industry Notes: Bogotá’s Second Pro Program; Kindle UK’s Second Storyteller Award... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: BookExpo’s Audio ‘Tea,’ Canada’s BookNet-Kobo Contest, and the UK’s ‘Media Medic’

In the USA, BookExpo includes audiobook events. In Canada, ebook design is stressed in a competition. And in the UK, a bookseller features a self-published novel. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Audiobook ‘Tea’: Alda, Patterson, Meyer, Older eedPOP, which is producing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK BA Reveals 79 UK Bookstores Closed in 2012, 39 Opened

The Booksellers Association in the UK latest membership figures for the year 2012 revealed 79 stores closed, 39 opened and total membership was 3,580. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: Guadalajara Publishers and Bookstore Honors in Barcelona

Industry Notes: In Mexico, seven independent publishers form an alliance, and Spain's Liber program honors the 100-year-old Balmes bookstore. The post Industry Notes: Guadalajara Publishers and Bookstore Honors in Barcelona appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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