Sticking with Books

As publishers worry about the shrinking number of physical bookstores, Levy Home Entertainment is making the case that mass merchants will be a viable alternative not only to showcase books but to sell them as well. In a presentation at the Book Industry Study Group's May 5 "Making Information Pay" conference as well as at its own meetings with publishers, Levy argues that by 2015 mass merchants' share of a shrinking print retail book pie will slightly increase from 2010 while the share of units sold through bookstores loses half its market share to online bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #online bookstores #units sold #viable alternative #mass merchants #physical bookstores #shrinking number #showcase books #publishers worry

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Sticking with Books'


At last, a book that tells you exactly where to stick your apostrophe

Simon Griffin’s irreverant pocket-sized guide to a tricky piece of punctuation is the perfect stocking fillerWhen the Guardian style guide went on sale to the public for the first time in 2004, my co-author Nikki Marshall and I wanted to call it No ****ing Asterisks, inspired by the brilliant... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


In an age of Kindles, Harcourt Bindery sticks to tried-and-true book methods

The Charlestown, Mass. bindery still makes books by hand, using a 19th-century production model. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #makes books


Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-12 15:00:10 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #best-selling author #background binges #lauren graham


Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-12 15:00:10 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #best-selling author #background binges #lauren graham


National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 22:34:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #seventh year


Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #carolyn kellogg #michael wolff #book lovers #book reviews #trump book #books newsletter


London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #generating buzz #hot book #single title #huge book #big books


Daynes scoops SLA Information Book Award for 'gentle' book on why things die

Katie Daynes' Why Do Things Die? (Usborne), illustrated by Christine Pym, has been announced as the overall winner of the School Library Association (SLA) Information Book Award for its “gentle, non-judgemental” tone on "a rare topic" for young readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-25 10:32:58 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book award #library association #young readers


Nemo the Library Fish’s New Job, La Revo Books, and More Good Book News This Week

A library goldfish finds a new job as a therapy fish and more good book news this week. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-12 11:41:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #good book


Kyle Books acquires second book from Samaritans

Kyle Books has a second book from the Samaritans and its assistant director of communications Katie Colombus, entitled Pathways: Your Journey to Emotional Wellbeing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-12 04:00:05 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kyle books


Sheikh Zayed Book Award Today: Arabic and Children’s Books

On the final trade-visitor day of Frankfurter Buchmesse, the UAE's Sheikh Zayed Book Award has several programming points to consider. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Today: Arabic and Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-22 07:59:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #zayed book #frankfurter buchmesse #books appeared


The 20 Best Book Club Books For 2021

What are the best book club books for 2021? We’ve got 20 of ’em, including books like Beautiful World, Where Are You? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-01 10:37:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book club #beautiful world #including books


For Banned Books Week: Tbilisi’s ‘Untamed Books’ Exhibition

Tbilisi, UNESCO's World Book Capital, has mounted a show themed on Georgia's censorious past–and the present dangers of self-censorship. The post For Banned Books Week: Tbilisi’s ‘Untamed Books’ Exhibition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-01 10:08:49 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #world book


I love books about books. Here are seven of my current favorites.

Among the titles on my nightstand: “The Last Bookseller,” “The Private Library” and “Rare Book Hunting.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #love books


Books with inspirational themes continue to drive children's book market

Confidence-building titles are continuing to boom across the children’s market as TikTok drives YA, The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference has heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 10:13:53 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children's book #book market


BBC Books lands Match of the Day Top 10 book

BBC Books is releasing Match of the Day: Top 10 of Everything by Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer, and Micah Richards, to accompany a new 30-episode series of the hit BBC Sounds podcast. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 02:05:35 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bbc books


Do Books to publish climate change book by Omond

Do Books will publish a book on climate change by non-binary eco-activist Tamsin Omond, who is also standing for election as a co-leader of the Green Party.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-14 21:18:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #green party #climate change


In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jason mott #book tour


In-Person, Online: Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Business of Books

Amid some 250 events in August's hybrid edition of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, a group of programs welcomes industry players. The post In-Person, Online: Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Business of Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-09 18:10:26 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #international book #hybrid edition #books appeared