Storytel’s 2023 Report: The Sound of Sustainability

'One hour of listening to an audiobook on Storytel emits 2.3 grams of CO2e,' the Swedish subscription streamer today reports. The post Storytel’s 2023 Report: The Sound of Sustainability appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-03-28 21:37:15 UTC ]
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Storytel’s 2023 Report: The Sound of Sustainability

'One hour of listening to an audiobook on Storytel emits 2.3 grams of CO2e,' the Swedish subscription streamer today reports. The post Storytel’s 2023 Report: The Sound of Sustainability appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-03-28 21:37:15 UTC ]
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AAP Preliminary Report Puts Religion Book Sales up 7.8% in 2023

Sales of religious books at companies that report results to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program rose 7.8% last year over 2022, hitting $819.7 million. It was the largest increase among all publishing categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Reports Record Spike in Book Titles Challenged in 2023

In a release, ALA officials said that 4,240 unique book titles were reported challenged in schools and libraries in 2023, a stunning 65% increase over 2022, when 2,571 unique titles were targeted for censorship. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Midwestern Booksellers Report a Strong Finish to the 2023 Holiday Season

Thanks to mild weather and a strong economy, December sales at bookstores across the Midwest were up, with booksellers reporting increases ranging from 13% to 31%. Adult fiction and political nonfiction were popular, as were children's picture books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Delivers Mixed Environmental Report for 2023

This year, 100% of Hachette Book Group's overall paper usage came from Forest Stewardship Certified and Sustainable Forestry Initiative fiber. Use of recycled fiber, however, fell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Books That Travel: A Report From the 2023 Nairobi International Book Fair

All photos courtesy of e-Kitabu. In 1993, I was a teenager, volunteering to work with street children in Kibera, the largest “slum” on the continent of Africa. I held babies, played hokey-pokey and Swahili versions of patty cake with grade-school kids, fielded requests for money by street... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-04 09:48:58 UTC ]
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Springer Nature Issues a New Sustainability Report

The 2022 'Sustainable Business Report' from the Springer Nature Group examines workforce dynamics and responses to the climate crisis. The post Springer Nature Issues a New Sustainability Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-05 20:42:53 UTC ]
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School Reports 2023: Creative agencies rise – and fall

This year’s Nielsen table shows 12 months of growth among the UK’s leading creative agencies, albeit on a smaller scale than in 2021 and not spread evenly across the board Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2023-03-23 14:34:42 UTC ]
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Springer Nature Reports on 2020: ‘Sustainable Business’

In both corporate social responsibility and in content production as a major academic publisher, Springer Nature had a big 2020. The post Springer Nature Reports on 2020: ‘Sustainable Business’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-08 13:54:00 UTC ]
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Do I Sound Asian? Do I Sound Gay? Curtis Chin on Finding His Voice While Narrating His Memoir

As my debut memoir plowed towards print publication, I suddenly remembered that my agents had negotiated the audio book rights with my publisher. Although I had the option to try out for the role of narrator (essentially to audition to be myself) my agents suggested that I should consider... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-23 08:50:26 UTC ]
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ALA 2023: Judy Blume, Amanda Gorman to Headline 2023 ALA Annual Conference

Great speakers and a strong slate of educational programming await the library community at of the 2023 ALA Annual Conference, set for June 22–27 in Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Reports Falling Sales in Fiscal 2017 Report

The country's largest book chain said sales dropped 6.5% in the fiscal year, ended April 29. Barnes & Noble reported lower losses in its Nook division, however, which led to a jump in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sound familiar? 'Stairway to Heaven,' 'Taurus' and other sound-alike songs

Sometimes the artists change, but the songs, well, they remain the same. A recent judge's decision to allow a copyright lawsuit over the opening bars of  "Stairway to Heaven" to proceed against Led Zeppelin et al. brings to mind other twinned tunes, some of which resulted in legal battles and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Comics, Graphic Novels Fell 7% in 2023

After topping $2 billion for the first time in 2021, sales of comics and graphic novels in North American fell 7% in 2023, to $1.87 billion, according to estimates from 'ICv2.' Despite the decline, sales remained well above 2019 levels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With Fantasy on Fire, Print Book Sales Are Catching Up to 2023

Books by Sarah J. Maas and Rebecca Yarros, among the bestselling books of 2024 so far, sparked a huge increase in the adult fantasy category and helped keep print sales roughly flat with the first half of 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Report Finds Customer Traffic Rising at Barnes & Noble

A new report by a market intelligence firm, whose services include store foot traffic analysis, found that customer visits at Barnes & Noble locations have increased every month but one since November 2023 compared to the prior year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers’ newest workforce diversity reports reveal mixed results in efforts to diversify newsrooms

The latest versions of annual reports on workforce demographics from Gannett, NPR and The New York Times (as well as Condé Nast, Hearst and Vox) show mixed results in companies’ efforts to diversify their newsrooms. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2024-06-10 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Clive Myrie: ‘The closest I’ve come to death? Coming under attack while reporting in Iraq’

The journalist on throwing up at school, his admiration for aid workers, and not being there for President BushBorn in Lancashire, Clive Myrie, 59 studied law before gaining a place on the BBC’s journalism trainee scheme. He became a foreign correspondent, winning a Peabody award in 2017 for his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-06-08 08:30:40 UTC ]
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