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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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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Navid Kermani Receives Peace Prize from German Book Trade

Navid Kermani, whose work explores Islam, the Middle East, and Christian-Muslim dialogue, was awarded the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. The post Navid Kermani Receives Peace Prize from German Book Trade appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Trade Says #RefugeesWelcome

As the refugee crisis continues and the number of refugees coming into Europe rises, the German book trade has responded with offers of help. The post German Book Trade Says #RefugeesWelcome appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Trading Name of Nebraska Book

In the wake of the sale of its retail unit to Follett in mid-June, the company's new corporate name and the name on its trading platform is now Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Navid Kermani to Receive 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

German author and Middle East expert, Navid Kermani, will receive the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and political activism. The post Navid Kermani to Receive 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Citing Book Trade Growth, Dark Horse Promotes Nine

With sales up 30% over the last three years, the indie comics publisher has announced a slate of promotions intended to prepare the house for further expansion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade digests Tory win

The book trade is facing more library cuts and an uncertain future in Europe and at the department for Business, Industry and Skills, industry figures say, as they digest the results of the general election, emerging overnight. The Conservatives have racked up 330 seats for an overall majority,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade turns red for Ed

The book trade has abandoned the Liberal Democrats in favour of Labour and the Green Party in the five years since the last election, according to a poll of voting intentions conducted by The Bookseller. Support for libraries and making Amazon pay a fair share of tax are the issues the trade is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How the book trade will be voting

The Bookseller is conducting a survey into the book trade's opinions on the May 7th general election. Share your views with our quick, five-question survey on your voting intentions and how this year's election affects the book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lithuania’s Book Trade “Impossible to Shoot Down”

The Lithuanian book market was hit by the global recession and remains small, but a coterie of publishers are forging ahead through diversification. The post Lithuania’s Book Trade “Impossible to Shoot Down” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade supports Harris on TV books

There has been an outpouring of support in the trade for Robert Harris's public call for a dedicated BBC TV books programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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