Tara Westover | 'My biggest fear wasn't that it wouldn't get published but that it would get published when it didn't deserve to be'

A remarkable tale of the importance of education by Tara Westover is destined for big things, predicts Caroline Sanderson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The producer of STM and legal materials overtakes Pearson as the world’s largest publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The new speech-to-text program from Audible, still in beta, has unnerved publishing industry members, with one major publisher calling it "a clear violation of our terms of sale." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s biggest publisher sales houses unite to fight Google, Facebook and Amazon

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[ Digiday | 2019-05-28 04:01:59 UTC ]
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‘Race to the bottom’: Top publishing execs sound off on the biggest challenges in the industry

See our five major takeaways from the Digiday Publishing Summit. The post ‘Race to the bottom’: Top publishing execs sound off on the biggest challenges in the industry appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franklin: 'I wouldn't publish Lolita today'

Jonathan Cape's Dan Franklin has said he wouldn't be able to publish Vladimir Nabokov's controversial classic Lolita - about a man's obsession with a 12-year-old girl - were he to be offered it today, because of the #MeToo phenomenon and changing attitudes among a younger generation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Biggest Publishing News Stories of 2018

With 2018 in the rearview mirror, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories that captured headlines in the industry last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2018: Talking Tundra with Tara Walker

PW talks with Tara Walker, v-p and publisher at Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebel Wilson deserved right to reply before liar accusations published, court told

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[ The Guardian | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: European publishers’ GDPR fears recede

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[ Digiday | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Ebooks are stupid', says head of one of world's biggest publishers

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[ The Guardian | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pivoting to video is the biggest trend in media — but it may not prove as lucrative as publishers hope

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[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers fear for territorial rights as business turns global

Publishers are becoming increasingly concerned about Amazon’s policing of territorial rights, with fears heightened by last year’s launch of the Global Store, which enables customers in certain markets to obtain products through their local Amazon store but sourced from Amazon stores across the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: A Brief Look at Some of China’s Biggest Children’s Publishers

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Fear and loathing in Lisboa’: What’s on the minds of European publishers

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[ Digiday | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Kickstarter became one of the biggest powers in publishing

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