The Bookseller calls for authors to pen 'ode to booksellers'

The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street bookshops are unable to open their doors.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:12:04 UTC ]
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Poison pens: leading writers call for overhaul of UK’s Society of Authors

Literary world riven by conflict as trade union is accused of inappropriately taking sides in culture warIt is a literary row that threatens to consume the very organisation set up to protect authors’ rights. And, in spite of the involvement of three prominent names in children’s books, it has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-21 09:00:05 UTC ]
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US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market

American professional associations for authors, publishers, and booksellers write to the House subcommittee on antitrust issues about Amazon. The post US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-17 14:51:35 UTC ]
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‘Jesus Calling’ Author Pens a Second 365-Day Devotional

After selling over 17 million copies of ‘Jesus Calling’ over the past decade, Sarah Young discusses her follow-up 365-day devotional, ‘Jesus Always,’ which is already setting records for HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s gift division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors, Booksellers & Agents Call for DoJ to Investigate Amazon

Days before Amazon celebrates its 20th anniversary, Authors United is asking authors to sign a letter to the DoJ for an investigation of Amazon, and ABA submitted a similar request on Monday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Issues Call to MacAdam Cage Authors

The Authors Guild is offering legal assistance to any MacAdam Cage author who wishes to mount a legal challenge to the agreement giving control of their ebook rights to MP Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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111 Queer Books Recommended by Librarians, Booksellers, and Authors

While we celebrate queer literature and history all year long at Lit Hub dot com, we also love a good book list. This year, in honor of Pride, we reached out to some of our favorite librarians, booksellers, and authors and asked them about the queer books they find themselves recommending over... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-24 08:52:38 UTC ]
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Authors and Booksellers Mobilize for Midterm Voters

Writers for Democratic Action, an organization of some 2,600 authors, is mobilizing its membership in a campaign called Book the Vote. WDA will facilitate nonpartisan voter registration for the 2022 midterm election, working with authors, bookstores, and libraries to educate voters about their... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Swedish Author to Pen Next Three 'Dragon Tattoo' Books

Knopf will be publishing three new books in its Millennium series, which launched with Stieg Larsson's 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.' The new titles will be written by bestselling Swedish author Karin Smirnoff, with the first of them set to be released on September 5, 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Four Bestselling Authors Connected with Readers, Helped Indie Booksellers, and Beat the Pandemic

What launched as a sort of support group in the early days of Covid-19, Friends & Fiction celebrated its 100th episode on November 24. PW caught up with show's creators and hosts, Mary Kay Andrews, Kristin Harmel, Kristy Woodson Harvey, and Patti Callahan Henry, to talk about the remarkable... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Author Calls Out 'Senator For Sale' Joe Manchin In Damning Video

Don Winslow ripped the conservative West Virginia Democrat for conflicts of interest amid a Senate stalemate over Joe Biden's social policy agenda. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-10-19 08:03:21 UTC ]
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Bookselling Ireland calls for Taoiseach to make bookshops 'essential'

Bookselling Ireland has today (1st April) written to the Taoiseach to ask that bookshops be classed as "essential" retail and allowed to open, or be granted special dispensation to offer click and collect services. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-31 15:26:01 UTC ]
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Authors Guild calls for DoJ to block Bertelsmann's S&S purchase

The Authors Guild and other writers' groups in the US have written a letter to the Department of Justice to block Bertelsmann's takeover of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-01 03:48:32 UTC ]
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Mountains & Plains Booksellers Conference Kicks Off with Children's Authors

The Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association's virtual trade show, FallCon, kicked off Thursday morning with a group of children's and YA book authors demonstrating the magic that storytelling holds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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On Capitol Hill, an anonymous bookseller called out Amazon.

If you tuned into yesterday’s historic House Judiciary Subcommittee antitrust hearing, during which the top executives of some of the world’s largest tech companies tried convincing politicians that they weren’t monopolies, you may have heard a bookseller chime in during Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-30 19:54:55 UTC ]
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Authors call for Nicholson's reinstatement in honorary Booker Prize role

A number of high-profile writers, including Susan Hill, Francis Wheen, Trezza Azzopardi, Jane Harris, Allison Pearson, Justin Hill and Joolz Denby, have joined the signatories to an open letter to the Booker Prize Foundation calling on the body to apologise to former honorary vice-president... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 05:29:21 UTC ]
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