South Africa’s Bridge Books: ‘To Link Publishers With Readers’

As in parts of the world, distribution challenges loom large in Johannesburg for the book business. Bookseller Griffin Shea sees the need for a 'metaphorical bridge.' The post South Africa’s Bridge Books: ‘To Link Publishers With Readers’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brazen to publish Bridge's 'brutally honest' second book on mental health

New Octopus imprint Brazen is to publish Grow, the second book from author and TV presenter Frankie Bridge.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 17:43:29 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-13 17:02:57 UTC ]
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The Problem With All The Books Publishing This Fall: Critical Linking, June 10, 2020

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-10 10:30:05 UTC ]
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A News Publisher in South Africa Briefly Considered Shutting Down but ‘Simply Could Not’

At the northern tip of South Africa, bounded by Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, Limpopo Province might seem a world away from the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-21 17:30:37 UTC ]
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L,B's Bridge Street to publish 'first authoritative book on Covid-19'

Little, Brown imprint The Bridge Street Press is publishing a book on Covid-19 from Debora MacKenzie, a New Scientist journalist covering the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 04:36:56 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: New Reader Survey Urges Publishers, Libraries to Bridge Their Data Gap

Among the stories making news this week: veteran bookseller and library advocate Tim Coates releases a reader-focused survey; more drama over Drag Queen Storytimes; and what to expect from all the talk of antitrust action in the tech sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Puku Foundation: Children’s Books To Save Languages

Delegates to the IPA Nairobi seminar will hear about the work of Puku, a foundation rushing to generate children's books in endangered African languages. The post South Africa’s Puku Foundation: Children’s Books To Save Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-28 05:30:54 UTC ]
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Why nonfiction books dominate bestseller lists in South Africa

Political books touches a certain chord in South African society that makes them bestsellers. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-04-24 13:50:30 UTC ]
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Publishers to put readers to test with Christmas puzzle-book pile-up

Publishers are preparing to hit the Christmas market hard in 2018 with a range of giftable quizzing titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2017 Update: Book Aid International Progress ‘Inspiring Readers’ in Africa

In its four-year bid to benefit 310 public primary schools in Africa, Book Aid International reports reaching almost 99,000 students' classrooms this year. The post 2017 Update: Book Aid International Progress ‘Inspiring Readers’ in Africa appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers’ Report at Frankfurt Book Fair: Focus on Readers

A report from the Italian Publishers Association names low readership as its 'problem of problems' and vows to address the country's shrinking readership. The post Italian Publishers’ Report at Frankfurt Book Fair: Focus on Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores

From the VOA: Amid tough economic times in South Africa, consumers are supporting a growing number of used book stores, avoiding new-book prices. The post In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH South Africa pulls book about Mandela's last days

A controversial book about the final days of Nelson Mandela's life written by his doctor has reportedly been withdrawn by publisher Penguin Random House South Africa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections

With a goal of getting South African authors' work to the country's readers, the African Book Trust is working to donate bookjs to library collections. The post African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Exclusive Books Customers Move to Canada’s Kobo

In another deal that expands its international reach, Canada's Kobo is taking on the ebook customers of South African bookseller Exclusive Books. The post South Africa’s Exclusive Books Customers Move to Canada’s Kobo appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers rush out Trump and Brexit books to traumatised readers

Industry push for titles responding to this year’s shocking votes in the US and UK prompts raft of comedies and sober analysesPublishers are rushing out a raft of titles to meet demand among readers traumatised by the election of Donald Trump and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum. Titles... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing can help bridge North-South divide

There is "a lack of awareness within the publishing industry about the rest of the country”, New Writing North c.e.o Claire Malcolm has alleged, whilst making the business case for signing more writers from the north of England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Asia, North and South America, Africa, Europe featured in London Book Fair’s Excellence Awards

France, Australia, US, China, Sudan, Brazil, Poland, New Zealand and more factor into the honors: New Bookstore of the Year category a popular favorite. The post Asia, North and South America, Africa, Europe featured in London Book Fair’s Excellence Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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