Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: A Publisher's View of the Lithuanian Book Business

The director of Tyto Alba describes what her house and other publishers are up to. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]

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London Book Fair 2018: Robert Darnton on Publishing Then and Now

PW talks to the renowned historian and former Harvard University librarian about his new book, 'A Literary Tour de France,' and the publishing business then, and now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: How Committed Is Canada to Its Writers and Publishers?

Two recently filed lawsuits have intensified the copyright battle in Canada following the country's 2012 Copyright Modernization Act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Publishing in the 'Mid-Digital' Age

“We live in this amazing age where incredible things are possible, but people are routinely quite disappointed,” said Tom Goodwin, head of innovation for Zenith Media, in his opening keynote at the London Book Fair’s Quantum pre-conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Jieli Publishing House

The phrase “in the right place at the right time” seems tailor-made for Jieli. Its Usborne China imprint, launched in January 2017, came at an opportune moment when the Chinese market was ready for higher-priced toy- and game-based board books and novelty titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Guangdong New Century Publishing House

This is the Chinese home of the Wimpy Kid series, which made its first appearance in China in 2009 and has since sold more than 9.2 million copies. The decision to ignore market skepticism (this comics-style series with American humor and school culture was initially deemed unworkable in China)... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Tomorrow Publishing House

Most overseas publishers are familiar with the reputation of Tomorrow Publishing House, which was founded 35 years ago and has translated more than 1,000 titles. Credited for putting several local authors—Yang Hongying, Cao Wenxuan, Wu Meizhen, and Yu Yujun, for instance—on the international... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: New Buds Publishing House

Small but beautiful” is our publishing motto, says editor-in-chief Ma Yuxiu of New Buds. “We have scaled down our annual output in recent years, opting instead to focus our resources on creating unique content.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House

XJPH’s books featuring Afanti (a Uighur protagonist) and the Mongolian epic Jangar are vivid reminders of what is possible from a publisher located in the vast Chinese interior, which borders eight countries and harbors 47 ethnic groups. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Hunan Juvenile steadfastly pursues its goal to be “a kid’s best friend” by introducing quality content from far and near. Last year, the 36-year-old publisher released more than 600 new titles, including originals such as China’s Silk Road picture books, literature titles such as Tang Sulan’s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna’s Top Five 2018 Children’s Publishing Companies from Six World Regions

In the run-up to this spring's Bologna Children's Book Fair, a total 30 children's publishing companies are nominated for Best Children's Publisher of the Year, an awards program turning six years old this year. The post Bologna’s Top Five 2018 Children’s Publishing Companies from Six World... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of StoryDrive Asia: A View From the Singapore Book Publishers Association

Singapore Book Publishers Association president Peter Schoppert sees mobile as huge and publishers 'stepping up their game' before StoryDrive Asia. The post Ahead of StoryDrive Asia: A View From the Singapore Book Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: For Publishers, Business Is Booming, but Brexit Means Uncertainty

For a second year in a row, publishers arrived at the London Book Fair with the wind at their backs. Will Brexit change that? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In 2018, this publisher will only release books by women. Here's why.

After attending a panel discussion on 'The Crisis of American Fiction,' in which an all-male panel discussed only male authors for an entire hour, author Kamila Shamsie began to research the dearth of women in publishing and literary fiction. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gift Books Are Big Business for Christian Publishers

A number of publishers in the religion category offer gift books with spiritual or religious themes, and while many publish only a few gift titles per year, others are in the gift book business in a major way, with entire imprints devoted to gifts and robust product lines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published title shortlisted for business book prize

A self-published title has been included in the shortlist for the CMI Management Book of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published book among Commonwealth regional winners

A self-published author has featured among the regional winners of the Commonwealth Book Prize.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Regional Mag Publisher Looks to Resuscitate Local Newspaper Business with Weekly Offering

Dan Shannon, publisher of North Carolina city titles Chapel Hill and Durham Magazines, has spotted a hole in the current news publishing model. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazine Publishers Look to Where Digital is Booming: The Book Business

After the initial flurry of excitement surrounding the release of their digital editions, magazine publishers are now beginning to focus on the strategies behind the products. In addition to complete digital editions, many are seeking other avenues to repackage and sell digital content. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-28 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SAS star Ollerton to publish second book with Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is publishing a second book with ex-Special Forces soldier Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton, the star of Channel 4's show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 12:19:26 UTC ]
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