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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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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Kremer urges book trade to 'rout out sexual harassment'

The vice president of the Association of Authors Agents, Lizzy Kremer, has said it is important for the trade to draw up industry guidelines on behaviour following the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bumpy year' for book trade but optimism prevails

It has been a “bumpy year” for the trade, with the market “a little unpredictable” in the face of “huge uncertainty” created by Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency, The Bookseller has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Trade Charity offers subsidised housing to industry newcomers

The Book Trade Charity has unveiled a progressive plan to help new joiners to the industry find accommodation in the capital amid soaring rental costs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey finds more than half of people in book trade have experienced sexual harassment

Poll by the Bookseller finds 54% of female respondents reporting sexual ‘harassment, assault or predatory behaviour’A survey suggests that more than half of people working in the books industry have experienced sexual harassment, with 54% of women and 34% of men reporting “harassment, assault or... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out

Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression. The post Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Trade Visitors Flat, but Overall Attendance Rises

Professional attendance at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair was essentially flat, but overall attendance, including the public visitors on the fair's closing day, was up by 3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade network for LGBTQ+ people launches

Pride in Publishing (PiP), a brand-new networking group for LGBTQ+ people in the industry, has launched in order to create a way for queer members of the publishing industry to meet up, connect with others and find peer support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books sales up 12% in latest trading update

Connect Books saw a 12% year-on-year rise for the 45-week period to 15th July 2017, with strong sales in UK and Wordery offsetting weaker sales in libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brexit will have a major impact on the book trade'

Former Europe minister and author Denis MacShane outlines some of the effects that Brexit may have on the book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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