'The Affair' and the Top Five Hollywood Takes on Book Publishing

The Showtime series, which ended its second season on Sunday night, has become a favorite topic of water cooler chat among book industry types. With so many delighting in the travails of Brooklyn-high-school-English-teacher-turned-successful-novelist Noah Solloway, we dug up five of our favorite on-screen treatments of the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Kamil, a Top Book Editor and Publisher, Dies at 69

Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Books to Film: Frankfurt’s Cannes Program Takes Publishers, Agents to France

On the first tour to Cannes of publishers and literary agents, Norway's Thomas Mala says the experience was worthwhile. He's ready to go again next year. The post Books to Film: Frankfurt’s Cannes Program Takes Publishers, Agents to France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 05:56:09 UTC ]
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Fascism is on the minds of book buyers — and publishers are taking notice

College students, book buyers and publishers are taking a renewed interest in the bad old days of interwar authoritarianism, as well as books about threats to the present. Several scholars have started a crowd-sourced website called the New Fascism Syllabus. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Activist Author Takes Over at Top Mexican Publisher

Author Pablo Ignacio Taibo II has taken over as director of Fondo de Cultura Económica, Mexico’s large state-owned publishing house. He is seen as a political radical and a controversial choice to lead the publisher Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: 'Red War' Takes to the Top

The hubbub over Bob Woodward's Fear has finally subsided, at least in the Apple Books store, where it has been replaced, at #1, by Kyle Mills and Vince Flynn's 'Red War.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brain Freeze takes the top spot again as World Book Day titles bounce

Tom Fletcher and Shane Devries’ Brain Freeze (Puffin) has eased into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running, selling 46,028 copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight Books: liquidator takes control of award-winning Scottish publisher

Former Scottish publisher of the year wrote to its authors at the beginning of October, encouraging them to buy back their own booksA liquidator has been appointed for the troubled publisher Freight Books, a one-time star of the Scottish publishing scene that was named Scottish publisher of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Takes Its Stand: ‘No Tax on Books’

‘The UK’s superb publishing houses and workforce’ lays out their demands for government commitments ahead of the June 8 general election called by Theresa May. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘A Global Success Story’ n a ringing position statement ahead of the June 8... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan and Waterstones take top prizes at the British Book Awards

Pan Macmillan and Waterstones are two of the biggest winners at this year's British Book Awards, aka The Nibbies, after being crowned Publisher of the Year and Book Retailer of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When a Niche-Audience Tabloid Takes Off in the UK, Is It News to Book Publishing?

As a case of 'pop-up publishing' takes hold in the news sector—and print sells—not everyone agrees there's a takeaway here for books. The post When a Niche-Audience Tabloid Takes Off in the UK, Is It News to Book Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: Clinton Book Takes Top Spot

Gary J. Byrne's political exposé of the Clintons, 'Crisis of Character,' rocketed to the top of the iBooks Bestseller list for the week ended July 3, while Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel's 'Night' took the #5 slot, following the author's death on July 2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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January 2016: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The January 2016 selection of reviews from BlueInk Review includes a science fiction novel set in space and a children's picture book about families. The post January 2016: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Mark Piesing

Wrapping up the year, Publishing Perspectives contributors share their top books of the 2015. Mark Piesing chooses five nonfiction titles. The post Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Mark Piesing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Ed Nawotka

As a wrap up to 2015, Publishing Perspectives is running lists of our our favorite books of the year from our contributors, starting with Editor-in-Chief Ed Nawotka. The post Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Ed Nawotka appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The December 2015 starred BlueInk Reviews of self-published books include upbeat romance, a WWII novel and a spy thriller. The post December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September 2015: Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books. The post September 2015: Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Self-Published 'Rabbit' Sleep Book Top 29,000

After selling roughly 300 copies prior to last week, self-published picture book 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep' moved more than 29,000 print copies in the week ended August 23. It's also rumored that the book were acquired by Random House for seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top 10 Reads from Yale Book Publishing Course All-Stars

Top ten books and websites recommended by speakers at this year's Yale Book Publishing Course to improve the way you work. The post Top 10 Reads from Yale Book Publishing Course All-Stars appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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August 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

Our August 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, ranges from fantasy to middle grade, memoir to self-help The post August 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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