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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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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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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IPG Acquires MidPoint Trade Books

IPG has aquired Midpoint Trade Books. The 22-year-old distributor of 230 small and indie publishers will have its inventory transferred to IPG’s Chicago warehouse in the first quarter of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book trade's Rising Stars of 2018 revealed

The annual list of the book trade’s next generation features a number of youngsters who are already right at the heart of the contemporary book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aleida and Jan Assmann To Receive the 2018 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The husband-wife team of Aleida and Jan Assmann, both authors and researchers, are known for their work in "cultural memory" and its contrast in many instances to individual experience and recollection in society. The post Aleida and Jan Assmann To Receive the 2018 Peace Prize of the German Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade's runners complete hottest London Marathon on record

Members of the book trade braved the hottest London Marathon in history yesterday in the name of charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade staff brave heat to tread London Marathon

Orion's Tom Noble and Alice Commins are among book trade figures running in Sunday’s Virgin London Marathon to raise money for charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Beast from the East puts book trade events on ice

Heavy snowfall across the UK and Ireland has forced businesses to close and events to be cancelled or postponed due to safety concerns. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade is 'custodian of empathy', Scotland conference hears

The book trade is a “custodian of empathy” and plays a vital part in reminding the world of the universality of the human condition, writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade prepares for rush of feminist books

A wave of “empowering” books supporting current conversations around feminism are set to hit the market this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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