Religion Presses See Big Sales Jump

Sales in the religion category increased 14.7% in 2018, to $1.22 billion, according to figures released by the AAP. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Press, Big Prize: Inside Brooklyn Arts Press

Brooklyn Arts Press is a one-man operation that, despite its scant resources, took home the National Book Award for Poetry this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Big History, Small Press

A wave of mainstream media attention shines a spotlight on David Christian, a leading proponent of "big history" and author published by academic press Berkshire Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality On-Sale Calendar: January 2020

Find out more about a Christian guide to fasting, the new children's book by the bestselling author of 'When God Made You,' and more religion and spirituality books slated for publication in January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Lives of the Editors, from Big Press to Indie

In this episode, novelist and editor Rakesh Satyal and Dead Rabbits Books founders Brian Birnbaum and M.K. Rainey talk to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about editing and being edited. Satyal discusses the ins and outs of big publishing houses, how... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-03 08:48:06 UTC ]
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Welbeck's Mortimer Books sees 29% sales jump in 2018

Welbeck Publishing Group has announced net sales were up for 2018 by 29% at Mortimer Books, the company it acquired when it took on Carlton this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:46:43 UTC ]
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Audiobook Sales Jumped 24% in 2018

Publishers’ sales of audiobooks rose 24.5% in 2018 over 2019, reaching $940 million, according to the recent sales survey sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association. Digital audio accounted for 91% of sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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November Bookstore Sales See Big Gain

Bookstore sales in November jumped to $729 million, up from $663 million a year ago. The jump marks an increase of 9.9%, and is culled from preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies See 2018 Sales Jump 5% with ABA Adding 95 Stores

ABA executive director Oren Teicher said sales at independent bookstores rose 5% in 2018 over 2017, helped by the addition of 95 new stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen Press changes sales representation

Andersen Press has signed a sales representation agreement with Walker Books and will bring its current deal with Penguin Random House to an end next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Letterpress Publisher Arion Press for Sale

With the retirements of publisher Andrew Hoyem and senior editor Diana Ketcham, Arion Press announced it is looking for a buyer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EDC Q2 Profits Jump on Small Sales Gain

Educational Development Corp.’s rapid revenue growth stalled in the second quarter ended August 31, 2018, but the company still posted earnings growth of nearly 44%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'i' newspaper publisher Johnston Press up for sale

Johnston Press, which also publishes the Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, is seeking a buyer. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Fire and Fury’ Drives Big Unit Sales Gain

Big sales of Michael Wolff's book contributed to boost sales 9% higher in the week ended January 14, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas Week Sales Jump 7% Over 2016

Led by solid gains through the retail and club channel, unit sales of print books rose 7% this Christmas week over last year. 'The Getaway' remained the season's most popular book, while Rupi Kaur sold a combined 136,000 copies of her two books in the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Slip at EDC, But Profits Jump

Educational Development Corp., which has had explosive sales growth over the last two years, saw sales fall 6.6% in the second quarter ended August 31. Net income, however, tripled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite a Lift in Sales, B&NE Sees Losses Jump in Q1

The February 2017 acquisition of MBS was the major driver of a 48.7% jump in sales at Barnes & Noble Education in the quarter ended July 29. The net loss in the period, however, was $34.8 million, up from $27.9 million in fiscal 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How a Small Press Landed a Big Fish in Naomi Klein

After being tapped by the activist and author to handle the U.S. edition of her anti-Trump book 'No Is Not Enough,' Chicago's Haymarket Books collaborated with Knopf Canada and the U.K.'s Allen Lane to crash the title, which hit shelves this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Jump, Slightly, in April

Bookstore sales rose 1.8% in April, over the same period in 2016, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Bookstore revenue was $714 million for the month, compared to $701 for the same period a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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