What lies ahead for books in 2016?

From bespoke publishing to the continued rise of the vloggers, industry leaders give us their tips for the likely trends in 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book Smugglers’ Comes to the UK Ahead of London Book Fair

Taking to the streets on Lithuania's annual 'Day of the Book Smugglers,' a team of fashionable book 'smugglers' delivered Lithuanian writings to agents' offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of London Book Fair's Market Focus on the Baltics. The post Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'New York Times Book Review' Announces Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2016

The 'New York Times Book Review' has revealed the 10 titles on its 64th annual list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kids' Books at Brooklyn Book Festival 2016: A Photo Essay

Readers, authors, and publishers gathered together in downtown Brooklyn on September 17 and 18 for the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: What If Books Could Write Themselves?

On Tuesday, in the first session in the London Book Fair's Interactive Theater, Guy Gadney, CEO and Founder of To Play For, said technology is beginning to emerge that will "create a new publishing form." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Translators Champion Books in Underrepresented Languages

In a panel called "Translating from the Margins,” literary translators shed light on the advantages of bringing books written in underrepresented languages into English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2016: The Markets to Open 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

Last year the Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives launched a new conference, the Markets: Global Publishing Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

In their keynotes, Penguin Random House U.K. publisher and bestselling author Philip Pullman stressed that while technology is changing, publishing's mission, storytelling, is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taipei Book Fair 2016: Adult Coloring Books a Local Craze

This year's Taipei fair highlighted shifting interest for local readers who are now more interested in history, democracy, capitalism...and adult coloring books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gunnar Lie & Associates acquired by Compass Independent Book Sales

International sales agency Gunnar Lie & Associates Ltd (GLA) is being acquired by Compass Independent Book Sales Ltd (CIPS). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Full STEAM Ahead: Activity Books Encourage Hands-On Learning Surge

In a most unusual year shaped by the pandemic, as educators and their students faced a variety of school-day scenarios that included virtual learning, one thing was constant—the need for engaging lessons tackling STEM and STEAM concepts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry leaders look at what lies ahead in 2021

Senior figures in the trade have said support for bookshops is a high priority in the coming year, while promising further steps to improve diversity across the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 04:59:16 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 confirmed to go ahead

After weeks of speculation the Supervisory Board of the Frankfurt Book Fair decided today (Wednesday 27th May) that the fair will take place as scheduled from October 14th to 18th. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 11:56:53 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair expected to go ahead despite Covid-19 crisis, says Boos

Frankfurt Book Fair is still expected to go ahead in October despite the coronavirus crisis, its president Juergen Boos has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 04:49:28 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2020: Looking Ahead

Chinese children’s publishers are busy analyzing the market, weighing strategies to reach readers, and building their lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UK's World Book Night celebrations to go ahead online

 The Reading Agency has confirmed the UK's World Book Night celebrations will go ahead on 23rd April, but will be modified due to Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 06:54:47 UTC ]
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Bill Gates recommends 5 favorite books for 2019 — and looks ahead to ‘Infinite Jest’

Books on sleep, education, American history, world growth and one novel made the cut this year. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-10 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Bridge launches mental health podcast ahead of new book

​Presenter and author Frankie Bridge has launched a brand-new podcast interviewing guests about their mental health, ahead of publication of her first book Open (Octopus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 08:21:36 UTC ]
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W&N scoops two William Blake books ahead of Tate Britain exhibition

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has secured two titles exploring poet William Blake’s psyche and his lasting effect on popular culture, ahead of the Tate Britain’s exhibition next month.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:23:39 UTC ]
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