The Woman Behind the Reformation: Martin Luther’s Wife, Katharina, Takes the Stage in Crop of New Books

Martin Luther is garnering a lot of attention this year, with 2017 marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. But the largely untold life story of his wife, Katharina, is also getting some love in three new books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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African American children’s books take centre stage at Bologna

Books by African American authors, the role of women in children’s literature and publishing for toddlers are amongst the themes of this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TurnRow Book Company Staff Takes to the Stage

For years, the booksellers at TurnRow Book Company in Greenwood, Miss., have been obsessed with David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play Glengarry Glen Ross. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Take Center Stage

Strong juvenile book sales and a commitment to education led the American Booksellers Association to launch a separate conference for children’s booksellers nearly five years ago, following its merger with the Association of Booksellers for Children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NZ takes centre stage at Frankfurt Book Fair

New Zealand has officially taken centre stage at the world's biggest book fair in Frankfurt, Germany. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2012-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh Books Council recommended to take on Literature Wales' Book of the Year

An independent review into the Welsh Government's support of publishing and literature in Wales has recommended the Welsh Books Council take on some of the functions of Literature Wales, including the administration of its Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales

Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reinventing Book Printing: Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Ireland Awards: “Hagwitch” Takes Book of the Year

At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick's "Hagwitch" as Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: An American’s Take on the French E-book Market

When I moved to Paris in 2010, I’d already begun doing the majority of my reading on my Kindle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Shock ending: how the Costa book awards changed reading – and pitted husband against wife

After 50 years, the prize has been scrapped. How did it change Britain’s literary landscape? And what happened at the awards when Margaret Drabble was seated next to Theresa May?Margaret Drabble was a bright young star with five novels to her name in 1971, when she was talked into joining her... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-23 05:00:38 UTC ]
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Why this book startup is taking a page from Glossier and Allbirds

Book publishing startup Parea is using the DTC playbook to connect new authors to communities who will engage with their work. Every year, publishers release thousands of new titles, but the vast majority don’t turn a profit. M0st authors spend years working on a book, only to see it languish,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-06-14 09:00:06 UTC ]
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James Patterson Once Spotted A Woman Stealing One Of His Books

The bestselling author told Seth Meyers he almost embraced the woman before witnessing the theft. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-06-09 07:30:46 UTC ]
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Media Buying Briefing: Sustainability once again takes center stage across digital media

Some digital media buyers are focusing on reducing the impact on the environment of digital marketing, even though clients aren't yet asking for that rigor. The post Media Buying Briefing: Sustainability once again takes center stage across digital media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2022-06-06 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Book Biz Stocks Take a Hit

A tough year for the stock market got worse in April, leading the Publishers Weekly Stock Index, now down to only six companies, to drop 8.8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference

The inaugural Caucasus and Black Sea Basin conference was the centerpiece of the UNESCO World Book Capital closer in Tbilisi. The post Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-19 17:35:48 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Brazil Stages Its First Exclusive Stand

Brazil's publishers arrive in London with their own stand and offerings at the trade show, including Prêmio Jabuti exhibition. (Sponsored) The post London Book Fair: Brazil Stages Its First Exclusive Stand appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-29 14:23:16 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: This Year, a Main Stage in Pillar Hall

Headliners Ben Okri and Louise Moore are to give keynote addresses on London Book Fair’s new Main Stage. The post London Book Fair: This Year, a Main Stage in Pillar Hall appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-28 12:47:19 UTC ]
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George RR Martin to team up with Marvel for new comic book series

Game Of Thrones writer says opportunity to produce comics based on his superhero series Wild Cards is a ‘privilege’George RR Martin will team up with Marvel to produce a new series of comic books, it has been announced.The Game Of Thrones writer said working with the superhero franchise titan... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-19 12:39:49 UTC ]
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