These Canadian Voices Are Global Bestsellers

Rupi Kaur and Lilly Singh are superstars around the world—and their influence is only growing stronger. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Bestsellers: Canadian Publishing 2014

John Green and Veronica Roth have ruled the U.S. bestseller list for most of 2014, and the two authors have also dominated the Canadian juvenile list for the year to date. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free 'global voices' anthology released to coincide with World Refugee Day

A digital collection of "global voices" will launch to coincide with World Refugee Day (20th June 2020).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 08:51:48 UTC ]
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Eight French-Language Canadian Publishers Bringing Their Authors to the Global Stage

Ahead of the 2017 Montréal Book Fair, we look at 8 French Canadian publishers supporting local authors and bringing their books to the global stage. The post Eight French-Language Canadian Publishers Bringing Their Authors to the Global Stage appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egyptian Mystic Turns the Voice of God Into a Bestseller

Vassula Rydén's memoir, Heaven is Real But So is Hell, transcribes her encounters with God and is becoming a hit with 50k copies already sold in the US. The post Egyptian Mystic Turns the Voice of God Into a Bestseller appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jobs Bio a Global Hit: International Bestsellers December 2011

A few days after Amazon announced that the Steve Jobs biography was its top-selling book of 2011 (combined print and ebook sales), the book debuted on bestseller charts around the world, including the three countries highlighted this month. Steve Jobs was #3 in France and the Netherlands, and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Canadian literary prize is ending for a wonderfully Canadian reason.

The Charles Taylor Foundation, a charity organization that supports Canadian writers, gave a cheery explanation for why a literary prize it’s been co-sponsoring for two decades is coming to an end next year: they accomplished exactly what they’d set out to do. For almost 20 years, the Foundation... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-21 18:55:31 UTC ]
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The Canadian Author Canadians Know Best? Margaret Atwood

A new survey of Canadian readers found that Margaret Atwood is the Canadian author most residents recognize. The BookNet Canada survey also found that one in five Canadian readers cannot name a single Canadian author. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: Grisham, Yiannopoulos Bookend the Bestsellers

John Grisham's 'Camino Island' remains #1, but the real story is Milo Yiannopoulos, whose fans put their money where his mouth is and vaulted 'Dangerous' to #20 in its first week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: 'Everything' Is a Bestseller

Nicola Yoon's 'Everything, Everything' took the top spot on the iBooks Bestseller list for the week ended February 19 as its film adaptation hit theaters, with Helen Hardt's 'Burn' at #2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Canadian Kids Publishers Extend Reach into U.S., TV

Canada has a pretty good reputation on the world stage when it comes to publishing children’s books,” says Orca publisher Andrew Wooldridge. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: UTP Is the Winner In the New Canadian Distribution Landscape

When HarperCollins Canada announced last November that it would be getting out of the Canadian distribution business, it set off a succession of changes in the publishing landscape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: New Canadian M.F.A. Enhanced by Pace Partnership

The University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has a fledgling creative writing M.F.A., launched in summer 2013, that focuses exclusively on nonfiction and is the only program of its kind in Canada Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Changes to Canadian Copyright Law Continue to Hammer Publishers

According to a new report, changes to Canada’s copyright law have had devastating effects on educational publishers and will ultimately contribute to a decline in the quality and quantity of content available to students. Trade publishers say they, too, are feeling the impact. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: iBooks Bestsellers: James, Hawkins at the Top

E.L James’s 'Grey' and Paula Hawkins’s 'The Girl on the Train' took the #1 and #2 spots, respectively, on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the week ended July 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When Is a Bestseller Not a Bestseller? When The NYT Says So

Ted Cruz's book has been left off the New York Times bestseller list after accusations it was bought in "bulk," sparking a debate about how the list is compiled. The post When Is a Bestseller Not a Bestseller? When The NYT Says So appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Onix 3.0: Global Publishing, Global Metadata

Among the challenges technology poses for publishing is the issue of how to handle globalization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: July 13, 2020

‘Sex and Vanity,’ a standalone from ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author Kevin Kwan, debuts at #3 in hardcover fiction. Plus a pair of prizewinners get their trade paper releases, and the novella ‘Love, Creekwood’ enters Becky Albertalli’s Simonverse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestseller, Comedian Robinson Gets Imprint at Plume

Multihyphenate Phoebe Robinson is launching her own imprint, Tiny Reparations Books, with her publisher, Plume. The bestselling author, actress, and comedian will, PRH said, publish fiction and nonfiction titles "that highlight and amplify unique and diverse voices." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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June Religion Bestsellers: Searching for Guidance

Readers gravitated to books promising resources, advice, encouragement — or escape —in troubled times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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