Redmayne hails 'terrific year' at HarperCollins Summer Party

Charlie Redmayne paid tribute to the veterans of the publishing industry who had passed away in the “brutal” last year at the HarperCollins summer party. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summer Pages: Summer Reading Recommendations, From 6 Novelists Who Own Bookstores

The novelist Emma Straub at her store, Books Are Magic, in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Takes Full Ownership of HarperCollins Brasil

HarperCollins has purchased the remaining shares of HarperCollins Brasil, originally a joint venture with the Brazilian house of Ediouro. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Becomes Full Owner of HarperCollins Brasil

'We see Brazil as an area of growth' both for HarperCollins content imported and for Brazilian authors, says HarperCollins chief Brian Murray. The post HarperCollins Becomes Full Owner of HarperCollins Brasil appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Year in Preview: 2017 will be the year that platforms pay up

Facebook's paying for live video and Snapchat's evolving the terms of its publisher compensation in 2016 were signs that the platform giants will pony up for content. But it's not out of altruism. What platforms care most about is scale. And only a select few media companies that have the scale... Continue reading at Digiday

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Twenty years of Harry Potter marked with year-long campaign

Bloomsbury is set to celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with a year-long campaign, including special anniversary publishing and new projects with key partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Launches HarperCollins Italia

HarperCollins adds Italy to its global publishing strategy, converting Harlequin Mondadori S.p.A. into HarperCollins Italia, a new Italian subsidiary that will be fully owned and operated by HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Announces Creation of HarperCollins Italia

HarperCollins today announced that it will be continuing the expansion of its Global Publishing Program with the creation of HarperCollins Italia. The post HarperCollins Announces Creation of HarperCollins Italia appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Hail, Hail, the Ganga’s All Here!

Sixty-five years ago, the first Peanuts comic strip, created by Charles Schulz, was published. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editor's Letter: Summer? What summer?

In each issue of Distro, Executive Editor Marc Perton publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. In the US, Labor Day traditionally marks the end of the lazy days of summer, and the beginning of the busy fall season. While this summer was hardly quiet -- it included, you might recall, major... Continue reading at Engadget

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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Moscow School of Publishing: This Year a Digital Seminar Program

This year's Moscow School of Publishing program has been delivered in a series of digital lectures and conversations from the Garage Museum. The post Moscow School of Publishing: This Year a Digital Seminar Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-03 14:33:53 UTC ]
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Joe Wicks moves to HarperCollins in adult and children's book deal

Fitness guru Joe Wicks is leaving Bluebird for HarperCollins, signing a multi-book deal for adult lifestyle and children's titles with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 00:41:19 UTC ]
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This year’s Desmond Elliott shortlist features all black writers.

The Desmond Elliott Prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first novel is written in English and published in the UK. Since 2007, it has supported and heralded new writers; the honor comes with a £10,000 prize. It’s heartening to see, especially right now, that this year the Desmond Elliott... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-02 17:58:53 UTC ]
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Jover and Surman join HarperCollins UK executive committee

HarperCollins' director of growth and analytics Alvar Jover and its group digital director Joanna Surman have been appointed to join the publisher's UK executive committee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 13:37:31 UTC ]
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Like the rest of our lives, the National Book Festival will be online this year.

The latest live event to shift its plans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: the National Book Festival. Organizers announced Thursday that the festival, which was originally set to take place Aug. 29 at the Washington Convention Center will now run online from Sept. 25-27. The event... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-28 16:22:19 UTC ]
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Coronavirus forces National Book Festival to shift to online-only format this year

The Library of Congress’s annual event usually draws hundreds of thousands of attendees. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-28 15:10:21 UTC ]
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