Publishers start to plan for staffers' return to the office

Publishers are currently exploring what a return to work will look like, with HarperCollins this week allowing staff to come into the office "for essential reasons" and Hachette and Simon & Schuster confirming a provisional return come September. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 22:45:56 UTC ]
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UK publishers apply for offices in Sharjah's Publishing City

At least three UK publishers have applied to have bases in Sharjah’s “Publishing City”, The Bookseller has learned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads to publish Hart's memoir on starting over

John Murray Press imprint Two Roads has acquired Devorgilla Days: A Memoir of Hope and Healing by Kathleen Hart, a "heart-warming and deeply moving" memoir about recovery, resilience and starting over. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 09:27:36 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s Publishers Training Program Returns to Taipei’s Book Exhibition

Rights and licensing are part of the Taipei Book Fair's Publishers Training Program, produced digitally with Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Frankfurt’s Publishers Training Program Returns to Taipei’s Book Exhibition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-22 21:19:09 UTC ]
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Staff at Jordan Peterson's publisher protest new book plans

Penguin Random House Canada’s plans to publish a new work by the ‘professor against political correctness’ has reportedly prompted numerous complaintsThe announcement of a new book from Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson, the self-styled “professor against political correctness”, has prompted... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-25 14:35:10 UTC ]
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Mostly Books podcast to return in new year after publisher support

Mostly Books has lined up a second series of its podcast, featuring a host of authors talking about their favourite books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 12:48:47 UTC ]
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The editor of Michelle Obama’s Becoming is starting a new publishing company.

It’s always good news when people want to invest in books, so we’re happy to hear that Molly Stern, the former SVP & Publisher of Penguin Random House’s Crown imprint, is starting a new publishing company in partnership with the independent studio SISTER. (Stern was Michelle Obama’s editor,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 12:01:51 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Editor Starts Her Own Publishing Firm

Molly Stern, the former publisher of Crown, is starting Zando, an independent publishing company with an unusual marketing strategy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-22 09:00:18 UTC ]
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Totnes Bookshop closes in box office development plan

Totnes Bookshop in south Devon is being closed in its current form by the trust that owns its lease and will reopen as a box office for local events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 11:36:36 UTC ]
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PRH Won't Return to Offices Until 'It's Safe and Practical'

Following a survey of its workforce gauging employee experience with working remotely and reaction to the prospect of returning to its Manhattan offices, Penguin Random House US has confirmed that it will not return to its offices "until sometime next year." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chelsea Green Publishing outlines its plan for UK market expansion

Though several publishers have been hit hard by the economic impact of coronavirus, one that has been thriving during this period is Chelsea Green Publishing (CGP), which specialises in non-fiction books on the politics and practice of sustainable living. CGP was launched by American... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-26 22:38:39 UTC ]
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Chatham announces plan to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy

Hedge fund Chatham Asset Management said it plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-07-12 18:42:02 UTC ]
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Hedge fund Chatham plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control

Hedge fund Chatham plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-07-12 18:20:00 UTC ]
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Publishing ‘treats pay like a dirty word’, say industry staffers

Publishing staffers have spoken out on low pay and poor transparency on salaries in the industry.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 02:56:57 UTC ]
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Six Publishers Plan Indie Shindig

The new program is aimed at promoting new books to independent booksellers in the absence of the numerous trade shows that have been postponed because of the coronavirus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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To Change How You Publish in the Digital Age, Start with a Question

Publishers considering transforming their businesses from print first or print-centric to digital first or digital-centric should begin by asking lots of people a simple question: what would you like to be able to do that you can’t do now? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Puts Abrupt End to Good Start for Lagardère Publishing

In the first two months of 2020, sales in Lagardère's worldwide publishing group were up 5.3% over the comparable period in 2019, but fell 19% in March. For April, Lagardère said it expects global publishing sales to be down 45% from April 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing's First Quarter in 2020: A Good Start, Then the Virus

Publishing sales got off to a decent start in 2020—but as the new coronavirus increased its grip on the country’s economy, sales have softened. The business outlook for the second quarter is, at best, uncertain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet plans to shutter its London and Melbourne offices

Travel publisher Lonely Planet is to drastically reduce its publishing and close "almost entirely" its London and Melbourne offices as a result of the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 03:44:51 UTC ]
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Academic publishing staffers work from home

Academic houses including Wiley, Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press have this week been sending employees home to work remotely, in the same way as their trade counterparts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:25:26 UTC ]
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