Suited to Change: Spotlight on the Jerusalem International Book Forum

Known for its mix of intellectual and informal gatherings, the forum embraces cultural diversity and fosters inclusion and open dialogue. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: The Pandemic Changes the Book Fair Calendar Again

Titles in our Rights Roundup come from Japan by way of Finland, as well as Slovakia, Sweden, Germany, Turkey, the United States, and France. The post Rights Roundup: The Pandemic Changes the Book Fair Calendar Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-09 16:27:44 UTC ]
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Book Aid International Partners With African Parks in Malawi

The book charity provides close to 10,000 copies of 'Planet Earth II' to the Nkhotakotar reserve's 'Reading Around the Reserve' program. The post Book Aid International Partners With African Parks in Malawi appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-08 05:58:36 UTC ]
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Laugh, Learn, Captivate: Spotlight on Little Genius Books

Launching in April, Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books that will offer a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty books, and more. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Cavalier House Books

We talk with John Cavalier, co-owner of Cavalier House Books in Denham Springs, La. He and his wife grew the store out of a shed in his parents’ backyard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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International pandemic book trends discussed at ReBoot workshop

The resilience of the print market, digital library borrowing and the appetite for backlist titles during the pandemic were among topics discussed at the ReBoot Books Business and Reading workshop held on Thursday (25th February).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 18:25:30 UTC ]
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The UK’s IPG Opens Registration for its International Publishing Forum

The UK's Independent Publishers Guild is holding two days of informational and networking events in March at its International Publishing Forum. The post The UK’s IPG Opens Registration for its International Publishing Forum appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-23 14:51:48 UTC ]
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Wilson, Kenyon and Missingham confirmed for first IPG international forum

Nosy Crow m.d Kate Wilson, Nielsen BookScan director for UK and Ireland Hazel Kenyon, and Empowered Author founder Sam Missingham are among the speakers confirmed for the first IPG international publishing forum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-21 22:46:20 UTC ]
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Maria Guarnaschelli, Book Editor Who Changed What We Cook, Dies at 79

She introduced Americans to new cuisines and helped transform cooking from a domestic chore to a cultural touchstone, inspiring her daughter, Alex, to be a chef. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-11 23:05:52 UTC ]
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Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit

US publishing's Big Five–Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster–have now been named as defendants in an amended class suit originally brought against Amazon alone for anti-competitive behaviour in relation to e-books in the US.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 12:47:23 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books

At Philadelphia’s Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books, bookstore manager Evisa Gallman sees a long future for herself in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Suddenly Digital Taipei International Book Exhibition: Interview with Robert Lin

Losing its physical fair to a COVID-19 outbreak within days of opening, Taiwan's biggest book fair extends its online run—by four months. The post The Suddenly Digital Taipei International Book Exhibition: Interview with Robert Lin appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-29 18:42:29 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival switches venue for August event

The Edinburgh International Book Festival will run from 14th to 30th August at a new location: the Edinburgh College of Art. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-27 10:17:35 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards: Deadline Friday

In last year's International Excellence Awards, Europe and Asia were prominent among winners, with Bonnier taking the inclusivity prize. The post London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards: Deadline Friday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-18 20:52:50 UTC ]
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Insurrection at U.S. Capitol Shines Spotlight on Books About 1898 North Carolina Coup

The January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has renewed interest in 'Wilmington Lie,' a historical account of a coup in Wilmington, N.C., in 1898. The book was released by Grove in paperback on January 19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Class suit filed against Amazon for e-book price fixing in US

Amazon is being sued for anti-competitive behaviour in the United States by the same law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 12:13:54 UTC ]
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Amazon Hit with E-book Price Fixing Suit

The law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011 has filed a class action against Amazon, accusing the company of colluding with the Big Five publishers to eliminate price competition from the e-book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Raven Book Store

The Raven, founded by Mary Lou Wright and Pat Kehde in 1987, began as a mystery specialty store that also carried local interest titles. Today, under the leadership of Danny Caine, it is a full-service general bookstore, and has become an institution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG launches international publishing forum

The Independent Publishers Guild is launching a virtual international publishing forum, which will take place on 9th–10th March 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 12:41:14 UTC ]
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Bill Gates says to read these 5 books for ‘a change of pace’ this holiday season

The billionaire philanthropist offers some recommendations to get you through the final stretches of quarantine. While Bill Gates’s 2020 summer reading list concentrated on the pandemic and its economic repercussions, the Microsoft founder opted for a “change of pace” in considering his... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-12-08 11:00:59 UTC ]
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Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business

The IPA explores 'the need for a joined-up, ecosystem recovery roadmap' to address effects of the pandemic on the world publishing industry. The post Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-24 16:10:39 UTC ]
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