Kobo Takes Over Blinkbox Books

Tesco, the U.K. retail giant and parent company of ebook retailer Blinkbox Books, has reached an agreement that will keep the digital operation in business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh Books Council recommended to take on Literature Wales' Book of the Year

An independent review into the Welsh Government's support of publishing and literature in Wales has recommended the Welsh Books Council take on some of the functions of Literature Wales, including the administration of its Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales

Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Ireland Awards: “Hagwitch” Takes Book of the Year

At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick's "Hagwitch" as Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: An American’s Take on the French E-book Market

When I moved to Paris in 2010, I’d already begun doing the majority of my reading on my Kindle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt Books takes Singh's 'visionary' The Breaks

Daunt Books Publishing has acquired The Breaks by Julietta Singh, the first non-fiction book on its Originals list, billed as a "visionary and moving" take on race, inheritance and mothering. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 10:49:51 UTC ]
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Herring to take on International Men’s Day in new book

Sphere has acquired The Problem with Men: When is International Men’s Day—and Why it Matters, from writer and comedian Richard Herring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-20 11:21:21 UTC ]
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The book industry needs to take responsibility for transforming itself

It would have been hard to have missed last week’s digital launch of Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing. The report - the first of its kind on diversity in trade fiction - not only landed noisily, but put the publishing ecosystem in the dock. So what's next? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-03 09:58:58 UTC ]
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Workers Across Book Business Take Collective Action Against Racism

On June 8, a group of more than 1,100 workers across book and media industries, most of them junior staffers, will take a day off from work, donate a day's pay to one of a number of fundraisers, and use their time to engage in acts of service in an effort to protest the killings of George Floyd,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sinead Burke's debut children's book takes shape with Hachette Children's Group

Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group will publish Sinead Burke's "empowering" non-fiction children's book Break the Mould: How To Take Your Place In The World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:49:23 UTC ]
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Anna Solomon’s ‘Book of V’ will please fans of ‘The Hours’ with its sprawling take on a biblical tale

Anna Solomon’s retelling of the Purim story entwines the past and present beautifully. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off

With Axel Scheffler's illustrations and Hugh Bonneville's narration, Nosy Crow's 'Coronavirus: A Book for Children' is a free download. The post Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-21 11:52:42 UTC ]
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Publishers take stock following the cancellation of the London Book Fair

Publishers and agents react to the cancellation of one of publishing’s most significant events and seek new ways to host meetings scheduled for the fair Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 08:52:23 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's Books takes two more from Gregory

HarperCollins Children’s Books has landed two young fiction titles from Philippa Gregory, build on the fairytale world of The Princess Rules. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 09:19:23 UTC ]
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Austin Kids Take on the Battle of the Books! (shelftalker)

Kids go head to head in a competition inspired by the Texas Lone Star Reading List. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-28 13:00:55 UTC ]
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Q&A: Reagan Arthur on taking the reins of book publisher Alfred A. Knopf

Reagan Arthur on becoming head of Alfred A. Knopf, publisher of Toni Morrison, Stieg Larsson and many others. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 21:12:26 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's Books takes two from Haddow and Adeola

Macmillan Children’s Books has signed two picture books from author Swapna Haddow and illustrator Dapo Adeola. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 02:40:17 UTC ]
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2020's Academic Book Week to take environmental theme

The fifth Academic Book Week will take place from 9th to 13th March 2020, with 'Academic Books and the Environment' as its central theme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 13:05:13 UTC ]
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Adele Parks takes over books coverage in new Platinum Magazine

The newly launched Platinum Magazine, a magazine aimed at women over 55, has launched a books section edited by novelist Adele Parks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 05:39:11 UTC ]
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