Tom Watson to speak at Unite-BookMachine event

Deputy leader of the Labour Party, Tom Watson will address United, We Publish, an evening of workshops hosted by Unite and BookMachine. Watson will discuss his role in exposing the phone-hacking scandal at News International and his book Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain (Allen Lane). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Afua Hirsch to speak at Conduit autumn event

Booker Prize judge and author Afua Hirsch will speak at the Conduit autumn event later this month, aimed at women in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-03 18:17:18 UTC ]
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Kyle Books eats up Tom Watson’s weight-loss memoir

Kyle Books aims to spark a "national conversation" with Tom Watson’s account of how he reversed his diabetes and lost eight stone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 07:20:10 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Macron, Merkel Speak of a Europe United by Culture

The two leaders touched on not only the power of culture to hold Europe together, but also on some issues within the publishing industry, including copyright and digitization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Hanks' event sells out in under two hours

Tickets to actor Tom Hanks' only event in the UK to promote his new collection of short stories, Uncommon Type (William Heinemann), have sold out in under two hours.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Radio 1's Cairney to speak at Reading Agency event

BBC Radio 1 presenter Gemma Cairney is going to be speaking in conversation with The Reading Agency at The British Library next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Owen Jones to discuss publishing pay and conditions at Unite event

Author, Guardian columnist and political activist Owen Jones is speaking at "United, We Publish", an evening debate hosted by Unite and BookMachine focused on pay and conditions in the UK publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Authors United Event, a Call to Bust Amazon 'Monopoly'

If Amazon’s business practices continue unchecked the result could be a “nuclear winter” for book publishing, said Smashwords founder Mark Coker during a Jan. 27 event called Amazon’s Book Monopoly—A Threat to Freedom of Expression? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors United event to discuss Amazon's 'misuse of power'

Campaign group Authors United is set to hold an event to discuss Amazon’s “enormous market power” and the "misuse" of that power, in Washington DC next week. The event, to be held on Wednesday 27th January at the New American Foundation, is entitled Amazon's Book Monopoly: A Threat to Freedom... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Watson: the 'intimidating' press operates 'like a mafia'

Labour MP lashes out at publishers and editors in second annual Leveson speech for Hacked Off campaignLabour MP Tom Watson has lashed out at newspaper publishers and editors by accusing them of “fixing” legislation that affected them and operating “like a mafia.” In delivering the second annual... Continue reading at The Guardian

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UK Authors United speak out

European and US governments should act to protect “the literary marketplace from domination... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Keane and Doyle unite for major book events

Roy Keane and Roddy Doyle will promote Keane’s memoir The Second Half (Weidenfeld &... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How News Corp is uniting 10 business units and 25,000 employees in a global IT push

Embarking on a new IT project is a major undertaking no matter what your company's scope or size, but when you're News Corp -- with 10 business units and 25,000 employees around the globe -- it's not for the faint of heart.That, however, was exactly the challenge that faced Dominic Shine less... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CrimeCon partners with Bonnier on 'ultimate true crime' London event

CrimeCon is partnering with Bonnier Books UK to launch its first true crime weekend in London next summer, featuring Lynda La Plante, Christopher Berry-Dee, Wensley Clarkson and Carl Chinn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 03:56:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Continue to Roll in Mid-September

Helped by the release of Bob Woodward’s Rage, unit sales of print books jumped 16.4% in the week ended Sept. 19, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Release of 'Rage' Led to Small Unit Sales Increase Last Week

Helped by the release of Bob Woodward's 'Rage,' unit sales of print books rose 2.3% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Spanish-speaking writers are producing ambitious science fiction and fantasy. Let these books be your introduction.

As diverse as Spanish genre fiction is, most of it is hidden from the English-language world. Thankfully, enthusiasts and small publishers are filling the void. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 7.2% in Early September

Unit sales of print books in the week ended Sept. 12, 2020, rose 7.2% over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA and Frankfurt Partner on Trend-Driven Events at Book Fair

The International Publishers Association and Frankfurter Buchmesse are planning a series of events for the fair's professional program to address global challenges and opportunities. The post IPA and Frankfurt Partner on Trend-Driven Events at Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-17 12:05:00 UTC ]
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BookMachine reveals editorial board changes to enhance diversity

BookMachine has announced a new editorial board, with some former members stepping down to make way for change, to better reflect the diversity it hopes to see in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 05:55:52 UTC ]
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