New Report Offers Post-Pandemic Outlook for Book Business

In a free 50-page report released this week, three veteran publishing and digital media consultants offer a postmortem on 2020 and a glimpse at what the future holds for publishers, booksellers, libraries and readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Through a Recession and a Pandemic, the Book Business Is Thriving in Buenos Aires

The Argentine capital has always been bookish. When hard times shuttered the big chain shops, book purveyors found a way to keep residents in fresh reading material. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-26 09:00:14 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Is Literary IP as Valuable in a Post-Pandemic Hollywood?

Production companies remain eager to acquire new material, U.S. Book Show panelists discussing literary IP agreed—although how the relationship between theaters and streaming services plays out, they added, is far from decided. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Booksellers on Navigating a Post-Pandemic World

A panel of indie booksellers discussed survival in a post-pandemic world, including the impact upon them of Amazon's predatory practices, and called upon publishers to recognize the e-tail giant's effects on independent bookselling as an industry-wide problem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Out Is All “In” on Rebuilding Its Business Post-Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to several industries, and publishing has been no exception. Among those hardest hit have been titles serving local markets. With public spaces temporarily shutting down, regional titles have little leverage to sell advertising, and readers have little... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-28 16:08:28 UTC ]
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What will post-pandemic fiction look like? The novels that followed 9/11 offer some clues.

It always takes a little time for novelists to shape a real-life nightmare into a story. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-21 06:58:16 UTC ]
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Rough Guides offers free e-book during pandemic lockdown

Rough Guides is offering a free e-book to customers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 05:10:16 UTC ]
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Libraries Offer Free—Readable—E-book Version of 'The Mueller Report'

By publishing a real, functional ebook edition of 'The Mueller Report,' the nation's libraries are picking up where the federal government slacked off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Internationalist Viewpoint: A Report on ‘The Business of Books’

'A brutal pattern has become firmly established,' reads the new Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club white paper on the international industry. The post The Internationalist Viewpoint: A Report on ‘The Business of Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

Tethered to our smartphones, over-scheduled, spiritually and physically fatigued--all symptoms of a society gone crazy busy. Is running from work to school to church to practice to home and back again really the best way to live? A crop of new books says no. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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No Actions Offered to Librarians to Help With Book Bans From National Org: Book Censorship News, April 8, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes a look at what the American Library Association is -- and is not -- doing right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-08 10:41:00 UTC ]
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In-Person, Online: Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Business of Books

Amid some 250 events in August's hybrid edition of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, a group of programs welcomes industry players. The post In-Person, Online: Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Business of Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-09 18:10:26 UTC ]
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Need a summer book recommendation? The Post’s book team fields your questions.

The staff of Book World will answer your questions and provide their recommendations on Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-02 07:00:47 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-12 14:20:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: What a New Regime in Mexico Means for the Book Business

PW talks to Fernando Esteves, Managing Director of Ediciones SM in Mexico, about the state of the Mexican book business, and what lies ahead in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Kindle Changed the Book Business. Can It Change Books?

A decade after the first Kindle, Amazon looks toward disrupting books themselves. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pew Report: Overall Book Readership Holding Steady, but E-Books Have Stalled

After posting an 11 percentage point jump from 2011-2014, ebook readership has seen no change in the last two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online with Bookings service

Small business owners are getting a new feature tailored just for them in Microsoft Office 365—a full-service system for scheduling appointments for their services over the internet. Microsoft Bookings is a new service that makes it possible for business owners to create their own scheduling... Continue reading at PC World

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