Richard Charkin: Don’ts for Publishers in 2019

Change 'may be neither necessary nor useful,' Richard Charkin says, in contemplating the coming year for publishing companies. Skip the strategy meeting. The post Richard Charkin: Don’ts for Publishers in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School

Almost 30 years ago, another Cambridge was where Richard Charkin learned about 'the need to see things through others' eyes.' The post Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Richard Charkin: In Praise Of a Quiet Publishing Leader

The late George Richardson was 'a quiet man, aware of his own shortcomings but with that instinctive knack of being a good leader.' The post Richard Charkin: In Praise Of a Quiet Publishing Leader appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-22 05:30:23 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work

Richard Charkin looks back at his four decades with the UK's Publishers Association and the many book publishing issues the PA dealt with. The post Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Four Questions for...Richard Charkin

Charkin’s new venture, Mensch Publishing, officially launched last month with Guy Kennaway’s darkly funny memoir 'Time to Go.' PW caught up with Charkin ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair to talk about his new turn as an indie publisher—and the simple question that inspired him to take the leap. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Richard Charkin: Nine Lessons From a Small Indie Publisher

'Time will tell whether Mensch has published its first triumph or its first turkey,' writes Richard Charkin, small press publisher. The post Richard Charkin: Nine Lessons From a Small Indie Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing?

It's 'the building up of publishing assets,' not cash reserves, says Richard Charkin, that finally adds up to a publishing house's worth. The post Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study

'What I hadn’t anticipated was just how difficult it is to start a publishing business,' writes Richard Charkin in a Frankfurt installment of his exclusive series for Publishing Perspectives. The post Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions

Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards. The post Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing

If "unputdownable" means "putdownable" and "educational publishing" is "anything that's not trade publishing," what does "quality" mean in an insider's lexicon of the book industry? Ask Richard Charkin. The post An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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After His IPA Stint: Richard Charkin on Publishing’s Challenges and Promise

Citing robust international publishing output and efforts to tackle problems, Bloomsbury's Richard Charkin gives an overview at Abu Dhabi. The post After His IPA Stint: Richard Charkin on Publishing’s Challenges and Promise appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPA President Richard Charkin Addresses Arab Publishers Association

Bloomsbury chief Richard Charkin, the President of the IPA, spoke to the Arab Publishers Association, encouraging support for copyright and the freedom. The post IPA President Richard Charkin Addresses Arab Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Templar to publish 2019 Illustration Prize-winning title

Templar Publishing, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish the Templar Illustration Prize-winning Bread, Buns and Biscuits by Paula White. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S to publish Richard Jones picture books

Simon & Schuster Children's has acquired two picture books from author and illustrator Richard Jones.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US publishing revenue nudged up 1.1% in 2019

US publishing revenues in 2019 edged up by 1.1% on the previous year, according to an Association of American Publishers (AAP) Statshot annual report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Record Year for British Publishing in 2019

U.K. publisher sales rose to £6.3 billion in 2019, 4% higher than in 2018 and 20% higher than in 2015, making 2019 the biggest year ever for U.K. publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at The Guardian

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PA salutes 2019 as UK publishing's 'best year ever', but calls for Covid support

The Publishing Association has released its latest Yearbook statistics, showing growth in both the industry's print and digital revenues, making 2019 in its estimation “the biggest year ever for UK publishing”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide

'Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,' says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider. The post Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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