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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Book trade responds to Trump/Brexit challenge

Publishers and agents say they are re-examining their roles in light of political developments, saying “a lot of people are going to have to decide what is important” following Donald Trump's US presidency.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade hails Waterstones Childrens Book of the Month impact

Sales of books included in Waterstones‘ Children’s Book of the Month promotion in 2016 totalled 327,854 units through Nielsen BookScan, demonstrating the retailer’s influence in shaping the market for Middle Grade titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Show Notes: London Book Fair Hosts Fair Use Debate; BookExpo Announces Author-Speakers

The London Book Fair announces a debate on fair use and copyright. And BookExpo announces Stephen King will speak at the Author Breakfast. The post Trade Show Notes: London Book Fair Hosts Fair Use Debate; BookExpo Announces Author-Speakers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade cautiously welcomes Amazon's new ebook deal

The book trade has generally welcomed Amazon’s new ebook offer, but questioned the five year cap for the new deal and raised concerns over whether it will hold in the UK in a post-Brexit world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade boost with May's new industrial strategy

The publishing sector could receive a boost as part of prime minister Theresa May’s new industrial strategy, the Publishers Association has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller unites trade and book awards

The Bookseller has acquired The British Book Awards, also known as the Nibbies, from the estate of Publishing News founder and editor Fred Newman. The deal means that in 2017 The Bookseller will run a unified book awards event for the first time since 2004, when the British Book Awards split... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade sees strong Christmas sales

The book market has seen strong Christmas trading, with the week leading up to the big day ranking the highest in value since 2007, figures from Nielsen BookScan have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Book Sales Down in Q1 of 2016

According to figures released by the AAP's StatShot program, sales of adult books fell 10.3% and sales of children's/YA titles fell 2.1%, compared to the same period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German book trade calls for Turkey action

The German Publishers and Booksellers Association has joined with freedom of speech organisations to launch an online petition calling on the German government and EU Commission to make an “uncompromising commitment” to freedom of expression in Turkey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Icelandic book trade gets a kick from Euro 2016

Iceland’s giant-killing football success in France has produced a surge of interest in the country’s literary outputIceland’s heroic performance in the Euro 2016 football tournament has had a surprising side-effect – a boost for the tiny Nordic country’s publishing industry. The head of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Zealand's independent book trade is going to be OK

It was a fine Saturday morning in March when, as the clock struck nine, Ekor opened its doors for the first time.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The German Book Trade’s Peace Prize 2016 Goes to Carolin Emcke

Lauded for work that exposes 'how violence, hatred and speechlessness can change people,' journalist and author Carolin Emcke's Friedenspreis honors her work "in an era in which political, religious and cultural conflicts often leave no room for dialogue.' The post The German Book Trade’s Peace... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Bernardi Named Dark Horse V-P of Book Trade, Digital Sales

Bernardi succeeds longtime Dark Horse book trade executive Michael Martens, who is retiring after 22 years, and will takeover in time for the American Library Association meeting in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coloring Books Drive Big Adult Trade Sales Gain

The adult coloring book boom helped push trade sales up 9.5% in November compared to the same period in 2014. Sales for trade paperbacks, the format of choice for coloring books, were up 31%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cuba’s Book Embargo Tackled by Trade With White House Petitions

Key figures in the American publishing community are unified in their call for a lift of the US embargo of Cuba as it pertains to books. The post Cuba’s Book Embargo Tackled by Trade With White House Petitions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit: where does the book trade stand?

The Bookseller is seeking the book trade’s views on whether the UK should leave the European Union ahead of the nation’s referendum vote. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade pledges aid for flood-hit Book Case Hebden

Publishers including Phaidon, Galley Beggar Press, HarperCollins and And Other Stories have pledged to help West Yorkshire indie Book Case Hebden, which has lost all its stock to flood damage.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade braced for Spending Review cuts

The Publishers Association said it is “not expecting good news” from the Chancellor’s Spending Review tomorrow, while library campaigners have warned that further cuts to local councils could “all but destroy the public library service as we know it.” Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French book trade 'will not give in to barbarity'

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) has expressed its "deep sadness, support and solidarity with the families and colleagues" of the two young editors who died in the terrorist attack at the Bataclan concert hall on Friday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Book Week: trade and academy join for seven days of debate and discussion

Debate about the future of the academic book will rage across the UK this week, with widespread support among publishers, academics, booksellers and librarians for the first Academic Book Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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