It’s Time Publishing Tries Something Radical to Entice Readers

Publishing is doing all it can to convince people to buy books and read, but still 47% of Americans don't. It's time to try something radical: let's start with men. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Good Times for English-Language Publishing

"There was a time when there were few English-language publishers here in Québec," says Linda Leith, president of the Association of English-language Publishers of Québec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Art of the Publisher by Roberto Calasso review – a timely insight into the identity of a publishing house

An important riposte to digital culture, these essays by the Italian publisher and author argue that a publisher’s list is a literary work in its own rightThis collection of essays by the Italian author and publisher Roberto Calasso, translated by Richard Dixon, is a paean to publishing. Calasso... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey Finds 60% of Publishers Agree that Print Publishing’s Time is Limited

Almost two-thirds of industry leaders from the publishing industry foresee that newspapers and other print publishers will end up as digital-only enterprises by 2020, according to a survey conducted by MPP Global Solutions. Conducted during two web ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stop moaning about sensitivity readers – if there was diversity in publishing we wouldn’t need them | Juno Dawson

Since 2011, all my book editors have been white. Why wouldn’t I want another perspective on the characters I invent?Until a few years ago, only publishing industry insiders would have understood the role of the sensitivity reader. Then came American Dirt. The Jeanine Cummins novel sold to a US... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-08 09:00:06 UTC ]
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A Hayao Miyazaki graphic novel is being published for the first time in the U.S.

Exciting news for Hayao Miyazaki fans: Shuna’s Journey, a 1983 graphic novel by Miyazaki, will receive an English-language release in the U.S. late this year. First Second, a Macmillan imprint, will publish the work on November 1st. Alex Dudok de Wit will translate, and will write a new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-25 18:53:27 UTC ]
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The New York Times Focuses New Ads on How It Reflects and Enriches Readers’ Lives

Vera, a cello player and Scrabble devotee, has been a New York Times subscriber for the past 75 years, developing her print habit somewhere around the Truman administration. These days, she's reading stories about Eugene O'Neill, TV dinners, book publishing and "getting older without getting... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-02-07 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times Announces Their Readers’ Pick for Best Book of the Past 125 Years

The New York Times Book Review marked their anniversary by asking readers to nominate the best book of the past 125 years. Here's the result. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-03 15:52:45 UTC ]
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‘Lens of the West Coast’: Inside the L.A. Times’ new head of audio’s plan to focus the publisher’s podcasts

Aguilera wants people to one day associate the newspaper publisher with its podcasts and their West Coast "vibe and tone." But first, she is tasked with growing the L.A. Times' daily news show "The Times." The post ‘Lens of the West Coast’: Inside the L.A. Times’ new head of audio’s plan to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-12-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Debut novel by ‘Russian Proust’ to be published in English for the first time

The translation of Deceit by ‘groundbreaking’ author Yuri Felsen, who died in Auschwitz in 1943, is set to come out next MayThe debut novel by Yuri Felsen, an author once regarded as the “Russian Proust” whose work has been forgotten since he died in Auschwitz in 1943, is set to be published in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-01 14:12:48 UTC ]
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Trump Is Publishing a Photo Book of His Time in Office

“Our Journey Together” includes more than 300 photographs, along with captions written by the former president. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-20 00:37:09 UTC ]
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Clifford wins Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing

Ellen Clifford has won the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing with her book The War on Disabled People: Capitalism, Welfare and the Making of a Human Catastrophe (Zed Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 01:12:22 UTC ]
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Incest story by Pinocchio author published in English for the first time

Carlo Collodi’s version of Donkey Skin, by French author Charles Perrault, will appear in a new collection of Italian fairytalesCarlo Collodi is remembered today for Pinocchio, his 1881 children’s story about a puppet who turns into a real boy, immortalised on screen by Disney. Now another... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-01 13:46:15 UTC ]
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W H Allen to publish New York Times Magazine's 1619 Project

W H Allen will publish The 1619 Project: A New American Origin Story, created by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and the New York Times Magazine.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 11:16:58 UTC ]
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Aster to publish one from two-time Olympian snowboarder Fuller

Octopus Books imprint Aster has acquired Fear Less, Live More by two-time GB Olympian Aimee Fuller.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-20 08:49:30 UTC ]
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Nine Eight to publish Bickerdike's 'timely, kaleidoscopic' Britney biography

Nine Eight, Bonnier Books UK's new music imprint, will publish Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon by Jennifer Otter Bickerdike in November 2021, the first book to provide a "sympathetic yet objective re-examination of Britney Spears' cultural impact".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 02:29:30 UTC ]
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Publishers like The Guardian become conscientious FLoC objectors, as The New York Times and others open to testing the controversial tech

The drumbeat against Google's cookieless tracking and ad targeting method gets louder as publishers including The Guardian and The Markup block FLoC. The post Publishers like The Guardian become conscientious FLoC objectors, as The New York Times and others open to testing the controversial tech... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-04-26 04:01:00 UTC ]
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4th Estate wins four-publisher auction for 'radical' Osunde debut

Fourth Estate has won a four-publisher auction for Eloghosa Osunde’s “radical and thrilling debut novel Vagabonds! Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 01:47:00 UTC ]
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