The Millions Top Ten: December 2020

In the final month of 2020, we retired two books to our Hall of Fame: one from a debut author and the other from a two-time veteran. The post The Millions Top Ten: December 2020 appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

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Here are the top tech trends of 2020, according to top experts

From AI breakthroughs to 5G deployment, these hot topics are on the minds of venture capitalists, tech execs, and analysts. In 2020, technologies will move toward the mainstream and begin impacting daily life. The next generation of wireless network, 5G, will begin to take hold, for example, and... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-23 07:00:11 UTC ]
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NPD BookScan: US June Print Book Sales Up 2.8 Million Over 2020

'NPD Books' Brenna Connor says there's a possibility that the American market will go into the autumn with double-digit year-to-date gains. The post NPD BookScan: US June Print Book Sales Up 2.8 Million Over 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Most Popular In-Demand Books In U.S. Libraries: October–December 2020

From antiracism books to Reese's YA book club picks, here are the most uniquely popular books in US libraries from Quarter 4, 2020. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Mackesy's title tops the 2020 sales chart

Charlie Mackesy's The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) was the bestselling book of 2020 through Nielsen BookScan's UK Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 11, 2020

The books we love coming out this week include new titles from C.M. Waggoner, Eley Williams, and Kwei Quartey. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Daily: December 23, 2020

Want to feel hungry? Read Bryan Washington on his year in takeout orders. | The New Yorker “In the end, Chang’s trauma, and the trauma he inflicted on other people, becomes part of his public persona, while we simply carry ours.” Hannah Selinger on what—and who—David Chang’s memoir leaves out. |... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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‘Kent State’ On Top of PW’s 2020 Graphic Novel Critics Poll

Released during the 50th anniversary year of the 1970 tragedy, 'Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio' (Abrams ComicArts) by veteran comics journalist Derf Backderf garnered the most votes in PW’s annual Graphic Novel Critic’s Poll. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of December 14, 2020

Don Winslow sells a trilogy to William Morrow for seven figures, Dey Street buys a memoir from Moon Unit Zappa, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Top 10 Library Stories of 2020

PW looks back at the library stories that captivated the publishing world this year—and what they portend for 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Daily: December 9, 2020

“I personally know the author of this story you’re reading.” Oh look, a new story by Rachel Kushner. | Lit Hub Fiction Finding your craft: Wright Thompson on bourbon, books, and writing your way out of small-town America. | Lit Hub Memoir “He ripped his shirt open, revealing the bloody tooth,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Religion Book Deals: December 9, 2020

Convergent lands bestselling author Philip Yancey’s life story, including his upbringing in the South; Broadleaf takes a guide to the ancient Enneagram typing system geared toward Black women, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What We're Reading December 2020

Take a look at previous What We’re Reading blogs for more reading inspiration.Don’t Worry, Little Crab by Chris HaughtonAll Chris Haughton’s delightful picture books for young children open with a quotation, which the story then evinces. His latest, surprisingly, quotes Anaïs Nin: ‘Life shrinks... Continue reading at British Council global

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This Week's Bestsellers: December 7, 2020

Ernest Cline has the #2 book in the country with 'Ready Player Two.' Charles Yu won the National Book Award for Fiction and Holly Black's book reaches #5 on our children’s fiction list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Daily: December 3, 2020

“I have never in my life met anyone with such an acute lexical feel for the specific word needed, for the hidden rhythm of a prose sentence.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on his beloved wife Aliya. | Lit Hub Memoir “I am no longer acquainted with the people who made drug ingestion easy, or free, or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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'Midnight Sun' Tops 1 Million Copies Sold in First Week

Stephenie Meyer’s 'Midnight Sun' sold more than 1 million copies across all formats last week, Little, Brown reported. The success continues a string of big first-week sales performances for books released during the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Porter Square Named 2020 PW Bookstore of the Year; Barnett Top Rep

Sixteen-year-old Porter Square Books is the first New England bookstore in more than a decade to receive this honor and the second bookstore in Cambridge, Mass. Texan Bob Barnett, a sales representative for 25 years, was named Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Folio: Announces Call For Nominations for 2020’s Top Women in Media Awards

NEW YORK—Folio:, the publishing industry’s go-to source for news, business intelligence and peer-to-peer recognition, has opened the call for nominations for the 2020 Top Women in Media Awards. Each year, the awards program honors 80+ leaders who have made a lasting impact on their brands,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Digiday Research: Reader revenue is the top publisher priority for 2020

Growing direct reader revenue remains the biggest priority for publishers heading into 2020. The post Digiday Research: Reader revenue is the top publisher priority for 2020 appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘Crawdads’ Tops One Million Print Sales

Delia Owens’s 'Where the Crawdads Sing' is the feel-good publishing story of the year. This is how it got there. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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