The World's 52 Largest Book Publishers, 2016

Digital disruptions and soft economies created challenges for even the planet's largest publishers last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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The World's 57 Largest Book Publishers, 2015

The growing complexity of international book publishing is reflected in this year’s ranking of the world’s largest publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The World's 56 Largest Book Publishers, 2014

International wheeling and dealing has had little impact on the standing of the world's largest publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Global 60: The World's Largest Book Publishers, 2013

Despite concerns about consolidation among publishing houses, sales of the top 10 companies accounted for 55% of revenue of the 50 publishers that are on the list for both 2012 and 2011, down from 57% in 2011. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary world overwhelmed by 600 books to be published on one day

Hundreds of titles will flood the market because of Covid. It’s bad news for minority authors, says former Booker prize judgeOver the summer, novelist and screenwriter David Nicholls has been something of a hero. With a humorous nod to the less glamorous aspects of publishing life – hastily... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-16 07:29:05 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish 'remarkable' World War Two memoir

Mirror Books will publish new memoir about the only living sisters to have signed the Official Secrets Act during the Second World War.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 12:36:25 UTC ]
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Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World

Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world The post Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards Honor ‘Publishing To Build a Better World’

Even as the UK Parliament was compounding the UK's confusion on Brexit at Westminster Tuesday evening, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism and cross-cultural solidarity in the largest yet round of honors for the program. The post London Book Fair’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New Leadership on the State of a World Publishing Industry

This year's London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association's new president and vice-president, leading 'a conversation of public debate' about publishers' role amid 'sensitive socio-cultural issues.' The post Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Is Still the World's Largest Publisher

The U.K. educational publisher remained the biggest publisher on the planet in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and Fantasy Brands With Books

Intended 'to expand the boundaries of well-known series,' a new publishing company called Perilous Worlds heads for Frankfurter Buchmesse with game-designing authors on tap and some high-visibility fantasy brands to work with. The post Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The World's 50 Largest Publishers, 2017

Although total revenue of the world’s 50 largest book publishers topped $50 billion in 2016, last year was not an easy one for global publishing giants. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to Publish Donna Brazile Book On 2016 Election

The book by former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile will examine the scandals and disputes surrounding last year's presidential election. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hits and misses: indie publishers pick their books of 2016

Small and independent houses share the books they enjoyed and envied this yearThe annual Guardian “hits and misses” feature, canvassing publishers about their high points and regrets of the year, always makes me wonder about what my friends and allies in the small-press world think about their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Book Publishing Stories of 2016

The ouster of Barnes & Noble's CEO, the sale of Perseus, and Follett's purchase of Baker & Taylor were the big publishing stories of 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gifts and misses: publishers pick their books of 2016

Which books did best? Which should have done better? Which books by their rivals would publishers like to have brought out? • Vote: What was your favourite book of the year?Publishing director, Jonathan Cape Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Charkin Says IPA Stands With Turkish Publishers

Richard Charkin, executive director of Bloomsbury and current IPA president, said the situation in Turkey is of grave concern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: The World Needs More Canada

The country’s innovative publishing industry celebrates its unique cultural identity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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