Retail, Backlist Drove Chronicle in 2021

Increased foot traffic in retail shops, new accounts, and reliable backlist sales translated into a good year for Chronicle Books last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail Sales Finish Fiscal 2021 Down 22.5% at B&NE

Sales in Barnes & Noble Education’s retail division, by far its largest group, showed some improvement in the final quarter of fiscal 2021 ended May 1, 2021, but sales for the full year declined 22.5%, to $1.33 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2021: Barack Obama, Expansive Professional Program Highlight 2021 ALA Annual Conference

The ALA Annual Conference will again be virtual-only in 2021—and for many ALA members, that’s actually great news, as it broadens access to one of the most ambitious and impressive programs of the Covid-19 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chronicle Books Forms Chronicle Chroma

Beginning this fall, Chronicle Chroma will publish books on the visual arts and pop culture, and will be headed by Steve Crist and Gloria Fowler. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chronicle Books New Imprint Named Chronicle Prism

Led by Mark Tauber, Chronicle Prism will focus on narrative, prescriptive, and inspirational nonfiction, according to Chronicle Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chronicle Books Partners to Launch Chronicle Books Japan

Chronicle Books and Top Partners,a company owned by the same corporation that operates Tsutaya Mega bookstore chain, to open Chronicle Books Japan boutiques in 25 of its stores this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What drove some to resist Hitler — and others to stay quiet

Halik Kochanski explores the motivations, and the uncomfortable realities, of World War II's resistance movements. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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This Week's Bestsellers: June 20, 2021

A TikTok-famous pug stars in 'Noodle and the No Bones Day,' #2 on our picture book list. Plus Katee Robert continues her Dark Olympus series with Wicked Beauty, #5 on our trade paper list, and June book club picks make their debuts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021

Growth in audiobook revenue by genre was led in 2021 by romance, self-help, and science-fiction per the Audio Publishers Association. The post Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-07 15:41:05 UTC ]
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Q1 Bookstore Sales Up 16% over 2021, But Trail 2019

March bookstore sales increased 12.5% over a year ago, contributing to a 16% gain in the first quarter of 2022 over the comparable period in 2021. The $1.99 billion in 2022 first quarter sales, however, was 2.5% below the first period of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics Retail Rebuilds, and Restocks

Booksellers discuss comics’ resurgence in 2021—and how strong sales were hindered by supply chain issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the Top 10 Most Banned and Challenged Books of 2021

These are the 10 books the American Library Association reports as being the most banned or challenged titles of 2021. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-05 14:07:04 UTC ]
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Book Challenges Quadrupled in 2021, an Unprecedented Increase

729 formal book challenges were reported to the American Library Association in 2021, which is likely only 10% of total challenges. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-04 17:35:10 UTC ]
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ALA Releases Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2021

ALA kicked off National Library Week with the release of its annual State of America's Libraries report, and its "Top 10 Most Challenged Books" list. The 729 challenges tracked by ALA in 2021 represent the highest number of attempted book bans since ALA began compiling its list 20 years ago,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Had a Record Year in 2021

Revenue at Penguin Random House increased 6% in 2021 over 2020, to €4.0 billion, and earnings rose 9.2%, to €755 million. Sales at PRH US topped $2.5 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers: Book Piracy Cost €771 Million in 2021

In 2021, a new report indicates, Italians carried out an average 322,000 acts of book piracy per day, a major challenge for publishing. The post Italian Publishers: Book Piracy Cost €771 Million in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-29 18:58:02 UTC ]
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Awards: HarperCollins India Wins Top ‘Publishing Next’ 2021 Industry Honor

The eighth cycle of the Publishing Next industry award recognizes Indian publishing houses, professionals, and books. The post Awards: HarperCollins India Wins Top ‘Publishing Next’ 2021 Industry Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-29 17:11:25 UTC ]
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Grady Named to Expanded Role at Chronicle

Chronicle Books has appointed Lynn Grady group publisher for a newly formed division that will encompass Princeton Architectural Press alongside the recently launched imprints Chronicle Prism and Chronicle Chroma. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: March 21, 2021

Dolly Parton and James Patterson have the #1 book in the country with 'Run, Rose, Run." Plus 'The Wok' by J. Kenji López-Alt is #3 in the country, and another cookbook, 'Jane Austen's Table' by Robert Tuesley Anderson, serves up shortbreads and sensibility. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Berrett-Koehler Publishers Saw Growth in 2021

Now in its 30th year, the Oakland publisher finds that adhering to high corporate, social, and environmental standards helps spur growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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