Scholastic is publishing three new books by Ruby Bridges.

Tomorrow marks sixty years since civil rights icon, activist and writer Ruby Bridges was the first Black child to integrate a Southern elementary school—and today, Scholastic announced three forthcoming books written by Bridges, which will be released from spring 2022-23. The three new books are I Am Ruby Bridges, an illustrated introduction to Bridges’s story; […] The post Scholastic is publishing three new books by Ruby Bridges. first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-13 17:02:57 UTC ]
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AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020

Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020. The post AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-29 21:50:15 UTC ]
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DK to publish self-development book by TikTok exec

DK has acquired What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid? Discover a Life Filled with Purpose and Joy Through the Secrets of Jewish Wisdom, the debut book by leadership development coach Michal Oshman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-24 20:03:13 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s Publishers Training Program Returns to Taipei’s Book Exhibition

Rights and licensing are part of the Taipei Book Fair's Publishers Training Program, produced digitally with Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Frankfurt’s Publishers Training Program Returns to Taipei’s Book Exhibition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-22 21:19:09 UTC ]
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Read an open letter from publishing professionals condemning Trump enablers’ book deals.

As you may remember, about a week ago, Senator Josh Hawley challenged the results of the election, encouraged the storming of the Capitol, and then complained about Simon & Schuster canceling his book deal, calling the publisher’s decision “Orwellian” (how?) and “a direct assault on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 16:20:57 UTC ]
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Josh Hawley finds new publisher after Simon & Schuster cancels book

Simon & Schuster severed ties with senator after Capitol attackPublisher distributes titles by conservative imprint RegneryThe rightwing Missouri senator Josh Hawley has found a publisher for a book dropped by Simon & Schuster over his role in attempting to overturn the US election on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-18 16:02:10 UTC ]
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Hundreds in publishing sign letter objecting to book deals for the Trump administration

More than 250 members of the literary community signed a letter this week urging publishers not to sign book deals with anyone in the Trump administration. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-15 19:12:33 UTC ]
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Kyle Books to publish artist's illustrated take on 'difficult year'

Kyle Books has acquired Together, a "gently philosophical and very relatable look at how we have dealt with a difficult year", by artist Luke Adam Hawker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 07:58:34 UTC ]
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Nolan Promoted to Publisher of Penguin Books

Patrick Nolan has been promoted to publisher of Penguin Books, among several other role changes at Penguin Random House imprint Viking Penguin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK acquires book from Mangan siblings

Scholastic UK has acquired Escape the Rooms, the "dazzling" children’s book debut from actor Stephen Mangan, illustrated by his sister Anita Mangan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 03:30:19 UTC ]
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Billie Eilish to publish book with Wren & Rook

Hachette UK imprint Wren & Rook is releasing a photo book from singer and songwriter Billie Eilish. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 16:40:47 UTC ]
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Transworld to publish book encouraging women into STEM careers

Transworld has bought She’s In CTRL, a book "about women, tech and daring to dream" by Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, a leading advocate for girls going into STEM careers as the founder of social enterprise Stemettes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-10 19:45:10 UTC ]
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Josh Hawley: publisher cancels book in wake of Capitol attack

Simon & Schuster says it ‘cannot support senator after his role in what became a dangerous threat to our democracy and freedom’Publishers have cancelled a planned book by Senator Josh Hawley, who objected to Joe Biden’s presidential election win and backed baseless claims that the vote was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-08 05:50:17 UTC ]
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Publisher cancels Sen. Josh Hawley's book over insurrection; Hawley responds 'we'll see you in court!'

Simon & Schuster canceled "The Tyranny of Big Tech" over the Missouri Republican's efforts to overturn election; Hawley threatens to sue. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-08 00:31:31 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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Greystone Books to publish hostage memoir from Édith Blais

Greystone Books will publish Édith Blais’ memoir of being kidnapped and held hostage for 450 days in Burkina Faso at the hands of a militant group.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 06:56:14 UTC ]
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Book Fair Sales Plunge at Scholastic

Revenue at Scholastic's book fairs dropped 79% and total revenue at Scholastic dropped 32% in the quarter ended November 31, 2020, compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2020, as the pandemic led to a significant decline in the number of fairs held. The publisher has tapped two new leaders for... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Julie Burchill's publisher cancels book contract over Islam tweets

Author’s comments ‘crossed a line with regard to race and religion’, says Little, Brown The journalist Julie Burchill has had a book contract cancelled after her publisher said she “crossed a line” with her Islamophobic comments on Twitter.Burchill’s publisher, the Hachette imprint Little,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-15 16:27:56 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing in Talks to Offer E-books to Public Libraries

The potential deal would be a breakthrough moment in the library e-book market as Amazon currently does not make its digital content available to libraries. It would also be a major coup for the Digital Public Library of America's upstart e-book platform and its SimplyE library reading app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Verso Books just announced a union—and they have advice for other publishing workers.

There’s a new union on the block: Verso Books announced today that its staff has organized to join the Washington-Baltimore News Guild (WBNG), a unit of the NewsGuild and the Communications Workers of America. Management voluntarily recognized the union last week, according to a statement from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-30 20:48:23 UTC ]
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