Spain’s Liber20 Prizes: Elkar Bookstores, Netflix’s ‘El Vecino,’ and ZendaLibros

The Liber20 awards from the Spanish publishers go to Basque Country booksellers, a graphic novel adapted to television, and a literary site. The post Spain’s Liber20 Prizes: Elkar Bookstores, Netflix’s ‘El Vecino,’ and ZendaLibros appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Liber20 in Barcelona Announces October Hybrid Program for Spain’s Industry

Spain's Liber20 book fair announces a blended physical and digital program for October, shortly before Frankfurter Buchmesse expects to do the same. The post Liber20 in Barcelona Announces October Hybrid Program for Spain’s Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-14 14:59:24 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support

Asking consumers to remember what booksellers mean to them, Spain's publishing industry associations roll out a campaign to reopen book retailers. The post Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-04 13:07:04 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Notes: Spain’s New Translation Funds; Germany’s Book Prize Broadcasts

Frankfurt 2021 Guest of Honor Spain roklls out €230,000 (US$252,383) in translation funding this week, and the German Book Prize announces live streaming. The post Frankfurt Notes: Spain’s New Translation Funds; Germany’s Book Prize Broadcasts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-09 09:12:49 UTC ]
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Spain’s ‘Fariña’–’Cocaine Coast’ on Netflix–Wins 2019 Liber Award

At the Liber International Book Fair in Madrid in October, the Spanish publishers' federation will honor Altresmedia for 'Fariña' and  for 'Crea Lectura.' The post Spain’s ‘Fariña’–’Cocaine Coast’ on Netflix–Wins 2019 Liber Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-27 05:30:52 UTC ]
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Prize Winners On Top in France, Spain

Leïla Slimani’s thriller Chanson douce, which opens with the killing of two children by their caretaker, took the top spot on the fiction bestseller list in France at the end of November. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Piracy, Bookstore Closures Hamper Spain’s Book Industry

Elena Ramirez, editorial director of Seix Barral and director of international fiction for Planeta, Spain’s largest publisher, observes that the Spanish book industry has adjusted to a new normal after the country’s financial crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Spain’s Clara Sánchez wins €601,000 Planeta Prize

Spanish author Clara Sánchez has won the 2013 Planeta Prize for her novel El cielo ha vuelto, a book about the nature of our economic and political environment. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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El País, Leading Newspaper in Spain, Announces Plans for Layoffs

El País, which had avoided the losses that have hit the newspaper industry worldwide as it struggles with the transition to digital publishing, announced it would dismiss one-third of its staff. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Denver's Tattered Cover Bookstore Is Now the Largest Black-Owned Bookstore in the U.S.

Denver's iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore, which has been owned by Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan since 2015, has been sold to two entrepreneurs and Denver natives, Kwame Spearman and David Back. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Read one bookstore owner’s impassioned call to help all independent bookstores.

As COVID cases surge to record numbers and Republicans flirt with a paper coup the future of the nation’s bookstores remains perilous. Yes, we all have a lot to worry about—but if you care about that unwieldy, amorphous thing called literary culture, please spare a moment (or a dollar) to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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McIlvanney Prize and Bloody Scotland Debut Prize gain new sponsor

The McIlvanney Prize and the Bloody Scotland Debut Crime Novel of the Year award will go ahead this year as planned, sponsored for the first time by Glencairn Glass. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

For this year's Love Your Bookstore Challenge, the staff at Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore share their colorful and varied must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Long Before ‘Netflix and Chill,’ He Was the Netflix C.E.O.

A new memoir by Marc Randolph, the company’s first boss, provides a blast from the entertainment giant’s red-envelope past. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Margaret Atwood makes Booker Prize short list, Giller Prize long list

Awards buzz is ramping up for author Margaret Atwood, who is again in the running for both the Man Booker Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize.  Continue reading at CBC

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Baillie Gifford Prize boosts prize money to £50,000 in new sponsorship deal

The Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction has announced a new seven-year sponsorship agreement that will see its prize money boosted to £50,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rathbones Folio Prize increases prize money to £30,000

The Rathbones Folio Prize will increase its prize money to £30,000 after receiving renewed sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction

This is the second year of operation for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which stresses fiction that has social impact, work specifically addressing contemporary issues. The post Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Netflix Effect: Publishers see Netflix deals as gateways to more TV work

Netflix pays creators, but for digital publishers, there's also a ton of value in just being able to say they have a show on Netflix. The post The Netflix Effect: Publishers see Netflix deals as gateways to more TV work appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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