The book trade must beware lipstick feminism

If a feminist brand, blogger or publisher is only centred on thin straight white women, then it’s not feminism, it’s misogyny, says Molly Masters.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 13:57:49 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A comic book dealer thrives trading the rare and coveted

From his earliest days as a comics entrepreneur, which included a stint selling vintage editions from a sidewalk table in the Financial District, Vincent Zurzolo wanted the books treated with... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-08-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump threatens tariffs on books as China trade war ramps up

Donald Trump has threatened to impose a 10% tariff on an extra $300bn of Chinese goods, including books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-02 07:48:35 UTC ]
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Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for 'raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.' The post Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-18 13:44:39 UTC ]
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Time to work together, Academic Book Trade Conference told

The academic book trade must “work together in these turbulent times”, in the face of Brexit, political turmoil and the impact of the Teaching Excellence Framework, the Academic Book Trade Conference was told. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP and Blackwell’s triumph at Academic Book Trade Conference Awards

Oxford University Press (OUP) has been crowned Publisher of the Year for the ninth year running, while Blackwell’s also triumphed at this year’s Academic Book Trade Conference Awards (ABTC). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Books Post Good February Sales

Sales of adult trade books rose 6.6% in February over February 2018 after slumping in January, while sales of children/young adult books had a second consecutive month of good sales increases, according to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and PRH battle it out for The British Book of the Year trade awards

Hachette and Penguin Random House are leading The British Book Awards’ trade shortlists with 11 nominations each, with Hachette managing hat-tricks in both the Imprint and Publisher of the Year categories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Book Trade Conference celebrates strong market growth

A packed Irish Book Trade Conference in Dublin cheered the industry’s growth over the past year with figures showing volume and value of sales increased by around 6.5% in 2018, according to Nielsen Bookscan figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trade conference calls for cultural change as Brexit looms

The cloud of Brexit hung over the Scottish Book Trade conference, although the mood of the day was one of optimism and resilience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book trade map

Benedicte Page reflects on last year's international book sales, and the areas that have potential for growth in 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt, Sturgeon and Miller to headline Scottish Book Trade Conference

Waterstones m.d. James Daunt, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller will deliver speeches at the Publishing Scotland and BA Annual Scottish Book Trade Conference 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trade Conference Preview: Waterstones’ Daunt, Nielsen’s Bohme

With a dual-track structure for booksellers and publishers, the Scottish Book Trade Conference on February 26 will feature workshops as well as discussion. The post Scottish Book Trade Conference Preview: Waterstones’ Daunt, Nielsen’s Bohme appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German book trade's Christmas saved by last-minute high street surge

Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment when a last-minute surge in the high street before Christmas pushed sales marginally ahead of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Book Trade Agrees to Code of Conduct

In the U.K., groups representing agents, publishers, bookseller and authors have agreed to a 'Commitment to Professional Behaviour,' a new code of conduct intended to stamp out sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying, and intimidation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live 2018: ‘Putting a Rocket Up the Book Trade’

Wrapping up another year of publishing conferences, FutureBook Live in London will try to move attendees 'out of their comfort zone' amid the uncertainties of the UK market's future. The post FutureBook Live 2018: ‘Putting a Rocket Up the Book Trade’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt

'Democracy thrives not on disputes, but rather on good arguments,' say author-scholars Jan and Eleida Assmann in their acceptance speech in Frankfurt for the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. The post Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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