Mental health books outsell diet and exercise books at Barnes & Noble

In a shift, American readers have become more interested in books about mental health than about diet and exercise, according to data released by bookstore chain Barnes & Noble. The data, collected around the New Year's season, seems to indicate that readers' annual resolutions are focusing less... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Borough Press has bought a collection of 12 stories based on the real lived experience of people who have faced mental illness in the UK, conceived and edited by Joanna Cannon.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Art of Writing 2021 Highlights Diverse Characters, Mental Health

Hosted annually by the ECPA, 2021’s Art of Writing took place virtually from Sept. 30—Nov. 4 with webinars touching on the need for authentic representations of diverse people, the impacts of Covid-19 on writers, and other challenges within the Christian publishing industry today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Donald Antrim’s ‘One Friday in April’ is a vital book about mental illness and recovery

Antrim’s memoir offers an unvarnished portrait of suicidal thinking and finding a way out. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Mental health charity declines donation from Jamie Lynn Spears

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Jessica Kingsley launches children's mental health podcast

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Freelancing and mental health in the publishing industry

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Daunt reveals sales rise at Barnes and Noble

James Daunt has hailed a rise in sales at American bookseller Barnes & Noble following changes he introduced after being appointed as its c.e.o. in 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Old Barn Books scoops Fuller's 'powerful' debut

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Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka, and the media’s coverage of mental health in sports

Yesterday, during the women’s gymnastics team final at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Simone Biles, of the USA, lost her bearings while performing a vault, and stumbled as she landed. Soon after, she left the venue, accompanied by a medical official; when she returned, it was only to watch her... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Hachette launches Health Charity Book Club with Tesco

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Barnes & Noble's Owner Buys Paper Source

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Barnes & Noble Reshapes Its Publishing Division

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The new Barnes and Noble NOOK is really just a 10-inch Android tablet made by Lenovo

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Barnes & Noble teamed up with Lenovo for its new 10-inch Nook tablet

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Barnes & Noble's new Nook tablet will be revealed soon

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Nicola Roberts to champion Reading Agency's mental health initiative

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Behind the Scenes: Working at Barnes & Noble in Illinois

If you've ever stopped browsing your B&N to wonder about life as a bookseller, here's a firsthand account of working at a Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Welbeck acquires mental health publisher Trigger

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Earnings Dive at Barnes & Noble Education in Q2

A 22% decline in sales in its retail division led to a 79% drop in net income at Barnes & Noble Education in the second quarter ended October 31, 2020, compared to last year. Textbook sales fell and general merchandise revenue took a big hit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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