Six start-ups shortlisted for EdTech pitch-off

Start-ups behind the world’s largest video library for education, an online classroom wall, and an online tutoring resource, are among the six businesses that will take part in a live pitch off at the EdTech for Publishers Conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]

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WIPO’s Accessible Books Consortium Names Its Award Shortlists

The 2022 winners of the Accessible Books Consortium awards are to be named late this month at the Guadalajara book fair. The post WIPO’s Accessible Books Consortium Names Its Award Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-09 20:00:44 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist

The new Connection Awards honor rights professionals in two categories: at a publishing house and at a translation rights agency. The post At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-24 17:32:29 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Video will stream NFL Black Friday games starting in 2023

Amazon doesn't want to limit itself to streaming football games on Thursday nights. The internet giant has struck a deal with the NFL for Prime Video to livestream a yearly match on Black Friday, the day after American Thanksgiving. The first game airs November 24th, 2023 at about 3PM Eastern,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-10-19 21:10:50 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the 2022 T. S. Eliot Prize.

The T. S. Eliot Prize, the prestigious literary prize that honors new poetry collections in the UK, has announced its shortlist of 10 books. Judges Jean Sprackland, Hannah Lowe and Roger Robinson determined the shortlist from a record submission pool of 201 books; each of the poets on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-13 16:59:04 UTC ]
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The UK’s £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist

Five of the six titles on the UK's Royal Society Science Book Prize list are from independent publishers, two from Profile Books. The post The UK’s £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-27 08:47:37 UTC ]
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Financial Times Announces a Shortlist in the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award

The United Kingdom-based business book competition is in its 18th year. Its shortlist deals with economics, business, and politics. The post Financial Times Announces a Shortlist in the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-26 10:02:34 UTC ]
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Canada’s $83,000 Cundill History Prize: 2022 Shortlist

The Cundill History Prize 2022 shortlist includes a current-year Pulitzer Prize winner among its eight titles from six publishers. The post Canada’s $83,000 Cundill History Prize: 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-23 12:24:47 UTC ]
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Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize: 2022 Shortlist

The Cundill History Prize 2022 shortlist includes a current-year Pulitzer Prize winner among its eight titles from six publishers. The post Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize: 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-23 12:24:47 UTC ]
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The German Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist

Shortlisted authors will learn only when the winner is announced on October 17 who has been selected the German Book Prize laureate. The post The German Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-21 01:42:16 UTC ]
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British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist

Six titles are shortlisted this year by this 10-year-old award for nonfiction that contributes to 'global cultural understanding.' The post British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-06 04:01:57 UTC ]
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2022 Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

The finalists for one of the most prestigious prizes for English-language literature include Percival Everett and Elizabeth Strout. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Never read Nobel winner Abdulrazak Gurnah? Start with ‘Afterlives.’

When Abdulrazak Gurnah won the Nobel Prize in literature last year, not nearly enough people had read anything by the Tanzanian-born writer. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-23 16:53:54 UTC ]
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DOJ v. PRH: "Ending Where We Started"

The opposing parties in the Department of Justice’s lawsuit aiming to block Penguin Random House’s purchase of Simon & Schuster offered very different views of what a merger of the two would mean for authors and the industry in Friday’s closing arguments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Listen To Me: Start Your Audiobooks All Over Again

Ever tried this audiobook tip? Why it might be worthwhile to let yourself experience the vibes then revisit with more attention. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-29 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Media Briefing: A snapshot of the digital media economy at the start of earnings season

In this week’s Media Briefing, media editor Kayleigh Barber examines the state of the digital media economy as major tech platforms report quarterly earnings and advertising and commerce businesses remain in flux. The post Media Briefing: A snapshot of the digital media economy at the start of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2022-07-28 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Start with Mysteries, Thrillers, & True Crime If You’re New to Audiobooks

If you're new to audiobooks or unsure if they're for you, try a mystery, thriller, or true crime audiobook to get you started. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-20 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Starts Frontlist Marketing Service

With frontlist sales for many publishers stalled, Open Road Integrated Media is adapting its Ignition program—designed to give backlist e-books a boost—to help promote new releases. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Start July with 8.8% Drop

Sales of print books began the second half of 2022 on a down note, with units falling 8.8% last week compared to the week ended July 10, 2021. The sales pattern was a familiar one, with gains in adult fiction not enough to offset deep declines in adult nonfiction and the juvenile segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sloane Crosley’s ‘Cult Classic’ takes aim at start-up culture

Sloane Crosley’s second novel is an unromantic comedy satirizing start-up culture, modern dating, city-dwelling aesthetes and other millennial woes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-09 14:43:17 UTC ]
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How to Start a Historical Fiction Book Club

Do you want a historical fiction book club but you don't know where to start? Read inside for some tips and ideas. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-08 10:33:00 UTC ]
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