PW’s 2020 Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker

The most important people in the book business in 2020 are not the powerhouse agents or the megabestselling authors or the Big Five CEOs. It is the collective of book business workers, often overworked and underpaid, that kept the industry afloat and challenged it to live up to greater standards. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Frier’s No Filter has won the 2020 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

Today, The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company announced the winner of its 2020 Business Book of the Year Award, which recognizes a work that provides the “most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.” The prize comes with £30,000 prize and each of the five... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-01 20:59:19 UTC ]
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Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award

Sarah Frier's 'No Filter' takes the £30,000 Business Book of the Year honor, in a strong shortlist from the FT and McKinsey & Company. The post Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-01 20:59:13 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 16:08:03 UTC ]
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British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year shortlists revealed

The eight shortlists for the British Book Awards have been revealed with heavyweights Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo, Philip Pullman and David Walliams all in the running for the Book of the Year accolades.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 00:59:33 UTC ]
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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award

Roffey's book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award. The post Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-26 21:18:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 11, 2020

The books we love coming out this week include new titles from C.M. Waggoner, Eley Williams, and Kwei Quartey. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 was a great year for at least one thing: digital book loans from public libraries.

If you, like me, could really use some nice library-oriented news right about now, you’re in luck. Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the impossibility of going to physical libraries for much of the year, readers borrowed record numbers of ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines from public... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-07 15:34:02 UTC ]
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Majority of borrowed books across Ontario libraries in 2020 weren't published this year

In a year dominated by a global pandemic and American politics, some might find it fitting that the library book most likely to be checked out across Ontario was a hopeful memoir written by the former first lady of the United States. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-12-31 09:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 In the Book Biz Was a Year Unlike Any Other

The combination of the pandemic and demands for social justice led to widespread changes in publishing in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-31 05:00:00 UTC ]
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This Is Barnes & Noble’s Book of the Year for 2020

Get to know about WORLD OF WONDERS, the 2020 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamnet crowned Waterstones Book of the Year 2020

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell has been named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2020, claiming victory over the shortlist by "an overwhelming majority". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 02:51:45 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 16, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Kurt Vonnegut, Melissa Weller, and Jane Haddam. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 2, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Simon Read, Matthew Ward, and Valzhyna Mort. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 26, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Breece D’j Pancake, Neal Gabler, and Lindsay McKenna Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 19, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Claire Saffitz, Bob Gruen, and Willie James Jennings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 5, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Anneliese Mackintosh, Deborah Baker., and Ruby Hamad. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 is the year of enormous pink lady faces on book covers.

This year has brought a lot of things, and most of them have been bad. One good thing, though, is there has been quite been a lot of innovative, beautiful, and fascinating book cover design, including, I’ve recently noticed, a book cover trend that I’d like to call “enormous pink lady faces.” In... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-01 15:33:42 UTC ]
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UK and USA: Financial Times and McKinsey Announce a Business Book of the Year Shortlist

Eligible for books originally published in English or in translation, the FT-McKinsey program looks for work to 'stand the test of time.' The post UK and USA: Financial Times and McKinsey Announce a Business Book of the Year Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-23 20:22:39 UTC ]
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