Publishers move to postpone book launches amidst the coronavirus outbreak

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's new advice regarding social distancing, many of the major publishing houses are gearing up to work from home and close their offices.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 05:41:36 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bologna Children's Book Fair postponed to May due to coronavirus outbreak

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Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site [MediaMemo]

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Lego Publishing and Ameet to launch new publishing imprint Lego Books

Lego Publishing will launch a new imprint, Lego Books, in partnership with children's book publisher Ameet.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus Response: Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Emirates Publishers Emergency Fund

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CUP scoops coronavirus book from 'outbreak sleuth' Paul Rabadan

Cambridge University Press has signed a book on the coronavirus by “outbreak sleuth” Professor Raul Rabadan, who helped solve the mystery of the swine flu pandemic in 2009. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted all aspects of book publishing, from putting pressure on sales channels to changing the kinds of books consumers want. A number of independent publishers have pivoted to meet the demand for books in newly-popular categories and formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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As Coronavirus Spreads, Publishers Struggle with When, and How, to Move Pub Dates

With the new coronavirus pandemic affecting every part of the book business, now is not a great time to be publishing a book, and many authors with titles scheduled for the coming months might be tempted to a new publication date. But for publishers, moving titles en masse will be tricky. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Publishers Adapting to Coronavirus Outbreak

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Emerald Publishing launches £20,000 fund to make coronavirus research available

Emerald Publishing has launched a £20,000 fund to cover article processing charges, supporting social scientists in making their research on health emergencies such as coronavirus rapidly available.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus: Madrid Fair Moves to October; BISG Postpones; Macmillan Works at Home

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Publishing attempts to keep things on track after the coronavirus outbreak

Publishers are exploring flexible working arrangements with their staff as fears over the coronavirus grow, with the Booksellers Association warning that it is “extremely concerned” about the impact on bookshops.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Simon & Schuster pulls out of postponed Bologna Book Fair over coronavirus

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London Book Fair cancelled as major publishers pull out over coronavirus fears

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Coronavirus: Milan’s Stefano Mauri to World Book Fairs and Festivals: Postpone

From near the heart of the Italian crisis, a publishing icon withdraws GeMS from London Book Fair and calls rights centers a "nightmare of epidemiologists.' The post Coronavirus: Milan’s Stefano Mauri to World Book Fairs and Festivals: Postpone appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bonnier Books launches publishing house in Denmark

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