Paraclete Postpones Two Books Amid Covid-19 Disruptions

Paraclete Press announced that it is delaying the publication of two titles originally slated for release May and early June due to the new coronavirus outbreak and “a mostly disrupted book market at every level,” the publisher said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson down 5% in first quarter amid Covid-19 disruption

Pearson has reported it will pay its final dividend for 2019 to investors and is not furloughing any staff, despite a 5% fall in global revenues for the first quarter as a result of Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 16:58:47 UTC ]
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Digital Edition Providers See Opportunity in Print Disruption Amid Covid-19

With magazine publishers bracing for a likely downturn in single-copy sales as the COVID-19 pandemic forces the closures of newsstands and retail outlets across the country, providers of digital-replica editions are sensing an opportunity to onboard new clients. "We’re actually seeing a huge... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-06 15:15:47 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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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-19 23:32:50 UTC ]
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COVID-19: Bologna Children’s Book Fair Postponed to May

The latest in Coronavirus-19 affected world publishing events, BolognaFiere announces its major annual children's book fair and trade show is postponed. The post COVID-19: Bologna Children’s Book Fair Postponed to May appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-23 11:10:27 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair

Trends reported by Polish publishers show downturns in sales of as much as 70 percent during the spring, and the cancellation of the Warsaw Book Fair has seen the market stage a digital effort, BookTarg. The post Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-27 14:49:28 UTC ]
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The Australian Book Industry Awards’ Digital Show: Undaunted by COVID-19

The transfer of the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards arrives as a slickly edited, expertly produced video evocation of the usual onstage event, full of personality and comedy. The post The Australian Book Industry Awards’ Digital Show: Undaunted by COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-20 16:56:37 UTC ]
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Faith-Based Books Multiply on Covid-19 Crisis

Religion publishers are racing to respond to the global Covid-19 pandemic with titles aimed at encouraging and comforting readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Retailers Offer a Status Update Amid Covid-19

The Christian Retail Association surveyed over 220 independent Christian bookstores to see how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted them, offering an idea of the number of store closures, furloughs, layoffs, and ways retailers are coping. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cenveo Shutters Cadmus Printing Plant Amid COVID-19 Downturn

Commercial printer Cadmus Communications is shuttering its Richmond, Va. printing plant and will lay off up to 184 employees by May 31, according to a WARN Act notice filed by parent company Cenveo Corp. this week. "The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted our customers’ businesses and, in... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-07 19:05:44 UTC ]
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The Bookseller to highlight books impacted by Covid-19

The Bookseller will begin this week to republish its May and June previews showcasing titles that have been rescheduled, as a result of the lockdown, as well as those that are still being published during those months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 16:17:03 UTC ]
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'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel joins the L.A. Times Book Club May 19

Emily St. John Mandel chronicles a global pandemic and financial crisis in her novels, 'Station Eleven' and 'The Glass Hotel.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-23 22:16:10 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair expected to go ahead despite Covid-19 crisis, says Boos

Frankfurt Book Fair is still expected to go ahead in October despite the coronavirus crisis, its president Juergen Boos has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 04:49:28 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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What Book Orgs Are Doing to Help the Biz Through Covid-19

Trade associations and other organizations have stepped up to provide information and resources to help those in the book publishing industry navigate the crisis. Below is an overview of what a number of groups are doing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-04-09 16:57:30 UTC ]
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Resolute indies ramp up innovative schemes amid distribution disruption

Independent publishers are reinvigorating book subscriptions and launching new services, amid disruption to normal distribution. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 10:18:40 UTC ]
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L,B's Bridge Street to publish 'first authoritative book on Covid-19'

Little, Brown imprint The Bridge Street Press is publishing a book on Covid-19 from Debora MacKenzie, a New Scientist journalist covering the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 04:36:56 UTC ]
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Book Publication Date Changes Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

As part of our ongoing Covid-19 coverage, 'PW' is tracking book publication dates that are changing as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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