This Is Barnes & Noble’s Book of the Year for 2020

Get to know about WORLD OF WONDERS, the 2020 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

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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

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The Essex Serpent crowned British Book Awards' Book of the Year

Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent (Serpent’s Tail) has won the British Book Awards accolade of Book of the Year, beating off strong competition from 36 shortlisted titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and Penguin Random House lead British Book Awards Books of the Year shortlists

Hachette and Penguin Random House have earned 11 shortlistings each in the British Book Awards’ Books of the Year awards, with Pan Macmillan garnering three nods and Faber and HarperCollins both winning two nominations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year

Ireland's Sebastian Barry, already a two-time Costa winner, may be on track again for the program's Book of the Year at the end of the month. The post Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Costello debut voted Irish Book Awards' Book of the Year

Mary Costello’s debut novel Academy Street (Canongate) has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year for 2014. The book was chosen via public vote from the list of category winners announced at the recent Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Six books compete for the prize of Oddest Book Title of the Year

The Bookseller magazine will be giving out the award for the thirty-fifth year in a row, with competitors including 'Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop' and 'How To Sharpen Pencils.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week last year—but they nonetheless continue to dominate the sharp end of this week’s Official UK Top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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59 Years of Book Covers for The Bell Jar from All Over the World

On January 14, 1963, poet Sylvia Plath published her first novel in England under the pseudonym “Victoria Lucas.” The book had a positive but relatively quiet reception; only a few weeks after its publication, on February 11, Plath would die by suicide. It wasn’t published in the US until 1971,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Wilson pens first new Magic Faraway Tree book for 75 years in HCG deal

Hachette Children’s Group has scooped a brand new Magic Faraway Tree adventure, inspired by Enid Blyton and written by Jacqueline Wilson. It will be the first Magic Faraway Tree book in 75 years and the first in the series by an author other than Blyton.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes & Noble Unveils Union Square & Company

Approximately one year after Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt tapped Emily Meehan to reinvent the retailer’s publishing operation, Meehan has unveiled a new name for the company and a host of new initiatives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Books Had a Huge Sales Year in 2021

Led by the fiction categories, unit sales of print books rose 8.9% in 2021 over 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. 825.7 million print units were sold last year, a jump of nearly 68 million over 2020 and a whopping 132 million over 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Year-End Russian Book Publishing Industry Assessment: ‘Seriously Difficult’

The downturn in print book sales in Russia may have been as deep as between 50 and 70 percent, according to editor Svetlana Zorin. The post Year-End Russian Book Publishing Industry Assessment: ‘Seriously Difficult’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The New York Times Announces Their Readers’ Pick for Best Book of the Past 125 Years

The New York Times Book Review marked their anniversary by asking readers to nominate the best book of the past 125 years. Here's the result. Continue reading at Book Riot

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12 books I should have reviewed this year: A critic’s lament

There were too many worthy books, but I had too little time — and, alas, too many excuses. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Sweet First Year for Sweet Pickle Books

Leigh Altshuler is one of a number of booksellers to open up shop during the pandemic, though her store in Manhattan's Lower East Side is, to put it mildly, is unique: it's also a pickle shop. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Announcing the Winner of Electric Lit’s 2021 Book Cover of the Year Tournament

Last week, the Electric Lit team stayed glued to our phone screens as we tasked our social media followers with anointing the best book cover of 2021. The tournament was full of close calls determined by razor-thin margins (Mona at Sea prevailed over Black Girl Call Home by just five votes in... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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