Vonnegut's Advice to the Young Coming to Print

Seven Stories is publishing a collection of Kurt Vonnegut's commencement speeches, edited and introduced by Vonnegut's longtime friend, Dan Wakefield. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Talent and potential' of young people in sector marked by 2020 Print Futures Awards

Forty-four young people have scooped grants of up to £1,500 each in The Printing Charity’s 2020 Print Futures Awards for people aged 18 to 30 in the UK printing, paper, publishing, packaging and graphic arts sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Independent bookshops start to close as coronavirus advice comes in

Independent bookshops across the country are closing their doors to protect staff and customers from the coronavirus outbreak. Many indie shops are encouranging customers to support their businesses and place orders online. Delivery services have also been ramped up across the board, with some... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 22:52:52 UTC ]
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Q&A: Hearst Magazines’ New President Troy Young On What Print Means to the Company

Troy Young was named to succeed David Carey as president of Hearst Magazines today. In the more than five years Young worked as president of Hearst Magazines Digital Media, he transformed the digital brand to more closely align with the print product, brought in revenue and a surge in pageviews.... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Epic Queer Web Comic 'TJ and Amal' Coming to Print

Chicago indie publisher Iron Circus raised $65k on Kickstarter to fund the mammoth 520-page omnibus edition, coming in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Nearly three quarters of young people prefer print

The 16-24 generation is still firmly in favour of print books, new research shows, with 73%... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lost Dr. Seuss stories from the 1950s come back into print

"Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories" by Dr. Seuss will hit bookstores September 9th. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks'

Survey finds that 62% of 16 to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over their digital equivalentsSixteen to 24-year-olds are known as the super-connected generation, obsessed with snapping selfies or downloading the latest mobile apps, so it comes as a surprise to learn that 62% prefer print... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Young US readers 'like print', finds Pew

Younger readers in the US are more likely to have read a printed book in the last year than older... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lizzie Skurnick Books will retrieve out-of-print young adult books

Lizzie Skurnick Books, named after the author who will oversee the titles, will re-release old favorites among young adult titles first published between the 1920s and 1980s. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Entertainment Weekly print edition comes with a 'smartphone-like Android device'

If there's one advantage a print magazine still has over an online publication, it's the ability to offer all manner of crazy freebies glued to its pages. Maybelline samples, CDROMs packing the latest version of WinZip, or -- in tomorrow's edition of Entertainment Weekly -- something that... Continue reading at Engadget

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Print Comes Up Short

Sales of print books fell 18.6% in the first nine months of 2011 in the major trade categories, according to figures reported to the Association of American Publishers. And although ebook sales jumped in the nine months—ahead 137.9% at the 15 reporting houses—the gain was not enough to offset... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In ‘Young Rembrandt,’ Onno Blom tries to piece together the artist as a young man

The book began as a series of weekly newspaper columns in which the author attempted to trace the path of the Dutch artist’s early years. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Second Coming of ‘Second Coming’: PW Talks with Mark Russell

PW talks to comics writer Mark Russell about his controversial graphic novel 'Second Coming' (with art by Richard Pace), the story of Jesus Christ returning to earth, this time with Earth's mightiest superhero as his roommate. The trade paperback collection was published this month by Ahoy Comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Printing in Hong Kong & China 2017: Retooling the Hong Kong and China Print Business

It has come to this: fast turnaround, great pricing, and best quality—the propositions defining the modern print manufacturing industry—are no longer enough to attract publishers. In fact, suppliers offering just those basics are considered average, run-of-the-mill players. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Printing in Hong Kong & China 2017: Outsourcing Print

In this age of email and WhatsApp (or WeChat in China), getting books manufactured overseas is more about ensuring wifi connectivity than battling time zone difference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Industry Notes: Young Readers in China; Young Publishers in the US

The Shanghai Children's Book Fair opens this week with a global roster of speakers; Penguin Random House rolls out a plan to help employees pay off student loans. The post International Industry Notes: Young Readers in China; Young Publishers in the US appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The latest bid to keep print relevant: Hearst offers print-to-digital targeting

Print magazines have struggled to compete with the rise of digital media and the specific audience targeting it affords. But now, Hearst is touting its ability to retarget print subscribers on their online journeys, starting with a campaign for Toyota Prius campaign. It won't necessarily make... Continue reading at Digiday

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Young cancer victim finalist in Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The young writer of a real-life The Fault in Our Stars isn't alive to see her book make the finals of the country's top awards – but her parents could not be prouder. Continue reading at Stuff

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Reinventing Book Printing: Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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