The Worlds of the ‘Remarkably Prescient’ Octavia Butler

A new interactive article in The Times immerses readers in significant locations and moments from the life of the pioneering science fiction writer. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-27 08:00:10 UTC ]
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Record numbers sign up for World Book Night

World Book Night has had a record number of givers sign up, with more than 23,000 people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa Editions launches crime list World Noir

Literary fiction publisher Europa Editions is releasing a new crime list called World Noir this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emily Rapp writes her way through grief in 'Still Point of the Turning World''

How do you live with the knowledge that your baby is dying? A radiant new memoir chronicles the nine months after a mother's worst nightmare came true.Emily Rapp is not one to sugarcoat hard truths, including the brutal diagnosis she and her husband received in January 2011 when they took their... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night picks Liverpool for flagship event

World Book Night UK will be holding its main event in Liverpool this year, in a collaboration... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany backs out of World Book Night 2013

After only one year Germany's participation in international World Book Night celebrations... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day forges new partnerships

World Book Day has signed new partners for 2013, including online social world MiniMonos.com and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WAN-IFRA Launches World News Publishing Focus

A new bi-monthly magazine, World News Publishing Focus, has just been launched by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) to provide members and other readers with a professional international publication focused on the ind ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why WHSmith Remains the Most Remarkable Story in UK Bookselling

A tightly focused strategy on maintaining margins has enabled WHSmith to persist after than two centuries at the heart of UK bookselling, inspiring admiration and ire alike. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Touching the Bases at Digital Book World

From corporate consolidation to book discoverability, to how books are produced and bought, to the proliferation of new devices to read them on, this year’s Digital Book World was a whirlwind tour of the industry’s changing landscape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Key Ideas from Digital Book World 2013

Looking back on this week's Digital Book World conference, we distill the event into three key ideas: price innovation, discoverability and authenticity. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Publishing Expo Brings New Ideas, New Orders

Newspaper publishing vendors and professionals convene in Frankfurt for education, networking, and business opportunities Publishers, journalists, production vendors, and techies from every corner of the digital market met in Frankfurt, Germany, ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Gray Lady Enters the World of Ebooks with Byliner, Vook

The New York Times has partnered with Byliner and Vook to publish original ebooks between 10,000 and 20,000 words and designed to be read in one sitting. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cairo leg of Edinburgh World Writers Conference cancelled

The Cairo leg of the Edinburgh World Writers Conference has been cancelled due to the violent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E L James as 'Publishing Person of the Year' draws outcry from literary world

Publishers Weekly faces controversy after naming 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author E L James 'Publishing Person of the Year' for 2012. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Serials as the “Third Layer” in the Publishing World

Plympton—a startup publisher of serialized digital fiction—was created as 'a nimble alternative to the major publishers and online markets,' as the founders explain. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day is celebrated at stores around the world

Founded by a writer and mother, Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day is set for Dec. 1 this year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night returns to the US

After reading celebration World Book Night debuted in America for the first time last year, it will be held again this April. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Small World: The Global E-Book Market Expands

The rise of easy-to-use ebook publishing platforms that distribute globally, the inherent speed of digital publishing, and the low cost and ever-rising demand for ebooks in both the developing world, as well as from developed but remote economies like Australia, offer the potential of vibrant... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Zealand: A Vibrant Book Business at the Bottom of the World

Though relatively small, the book business in New Zealand has proven resilient despite global economic tremors. E-books have had little impact as yet. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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