The E-book Explosion: Facts & Figures 2012

A snapshot of the ebook industry today shows more than 1,000 ebooks with sales of 25,000+. And while our survey of publishers is by no means complete, it's more than enough to prove that the book business is quickly moving to digital. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The E-book Explosion: Facts & Figures 2012

A snapshot of the ebook industry today shows more than 1,000 ebooks with sales of 25,000+. And while our survey of publishers is by no means complete, it's more than enough to prove that the book business is quickly moving to digital. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aldus Network’s Facts and Figures 2018 Report: Book Fairs in Europe

The range of purpose, positioning, and public access comes into focus for 16 leading annual book fairs and trade shows of Europe in Aldus' third report on its network. The post Aldus Network’s Facts and Figures 2018 Report: Book Fairs in Europe appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair Releases Facts and Figures from 2016

Citing strong response to its LitAg and to the Business Club offering, Frankfurt Book Fair found 90 percent of its exhibitors involved in purchases. The post Frankfurt Book Fair Releases Facts and Figures from 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For E-books, More Good News, Few Trends: Facts & Figures 2013

Reports from the Association of American Publishers on ebook sales suggest that the industry is maturing and growth will plateau soon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Hardcover, the Big Didn’t Get Bigger: Facts & Figures 2012

Last year at the end of this annual bestseller article, we made the obvious prediction that unit sales for hardcover bestsellers would be even lower for 2012 books and that the “ebook explosion could be the culprit.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Highs and Lows in Paperbacks: Facts & Figures 2012

Looking at 2012’s huge drop in the number of mass market bestsellers with sales of more than 500,000 copies is alarming. In 2012, only 26 titles hit that figure and only three in the group reached the million mark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Deesha Philyaw has signed a 7-figure book deal.

Deesha Philyaw—the National Book Award finalist whose critically-acclaimed debut, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, had trouble finding a publisher—has just inked a seven-figure, two-book deal. The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, a collection of nine stories, was turned down by several major New... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-14 18:40:18 UTC ]
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Leigh Bardugo just landed a *reedy voice* 8-figure book deal.

Must be nice! We are happy for her! So glad that publishing can support artists with a livable wage! This week, Publisher’s Lunch dropped the news of Leigh Bardugo’s 8-figure 12-book deal with Macmillan Publishers. Bardugo published YA fantasy Shadow and Bone with Macmillan back in 2012,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-03-15 15:02:49 UTC ]
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Book industry figures condemn abuse of Clanchy critics in open letter

An open letter, signed by more than 150 figures from the book industry, has condemned the abuse suffered by Monisha Rajesh, Professor Sunny Singh and Chimene Suleyman following their criticisms of Kate Clanchy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 17:31:27 UTC ]
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At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Salha Obaid on Fact and Fiction

The Emirati writer's fiction explores the rapid changes in her home country in recent decades, with factual research as a foundation. The post At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Salha Obaid on Fact and Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 15:30:15 UTC ]
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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

Ex-vice-president is first of Trump circle to snag lucrative dealSimon & Schuster to pay $3-4m for two booksMike Pence has signed a two-book deal for his memoir that is reported to be worth millions of dollars, making him one of the first of former president Donald Trump’s inner circle to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-07 22:02:58 UTC ]
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Queer Historical Figures Who Need Books Written About Their Lives

These queer historical figures each lived fascinating lives and deserve to be highlighted in nonfiction. Join me in exploring their legacies. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-25 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Bob Woodward’s new book, Rage, will have “explosive” new material about the president.

Simon & Schuster has revealed details about what publisher Jonathan Karp is calling its most important book of the year: a new account by journalist Bob Woodward of Donald Trump’s presidency, titled Rage, which comes out Sept. 15. After ignoring interview requests for Woodward’s 2018 book... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-13 15:21:10 UTC ]
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Donald Trump's niece Mary set to publish explosive book about her family

Too Much and Never Enough, due in August, is expected to detail her role as primary source for exposé of the president’s tax affairsDonald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, will publish a “harrowing and salacious” book about the president this August, according to reports.The Daily Beast revealed on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-15 12:17:31 UTC ]
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Too overwhelmed to read books? A mom of four has figured out how to make it possible.

Even amid the chaos, you can find a quiet spot to turn pages. It may require some stealth. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-24 11:48:06 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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Jonathan Stroud moves to Walker in six-figure two-book deal

Walker has signed former editor Jonathan Stroud in a six-figure two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-11 03:23:16 UTC ]
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Hot Key snaps up Carnegie winner Acevedo in six-figure three-book pre-empt

Bonnier imprint Hot Keys has signed CILIP Carnegie winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo in a six-figure three-book pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 16:22:25 UTC ]
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Walker Books acquires Jennifer Bell MG in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two novels by middle-grade author Jennifer Bell in a six-figure, pre-emptive deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-30 16:26:58 UTC ]
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