Wildfires Taking Toll on Booksellers, Publishers

As wildfires spread across the West, Oregon's Blackstone Publishing has started a GoFundMe campaign in support of eight employees who have lost their homes, while Binc begins to aid booksellers in need. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Coronavirus Takes Its Toll on Publishing

As the virus’s spread continues, another conference is canceled, more stores close, and disruptions ripple across the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At CALIBA, Booksellers and Publishers Discuss Reps, Distribution, and Co-op

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Bookselling, Publishing Unions Make Progress

The employees at Greenlight Bookstores and Yours Truly stationery stores in Brooklyn unanimously ratified their first union contract after joining the RWDSU. Earlier this month, the NLRB rejected Duke University's challenge to the union formed by members of Duke University Press last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘The Paris Bookseller’ honors the American woman who published ‘Ulysses’

Kerri Maher’s novel “The Paris Bookseller” celebrates the life of American Sylvia Beach, a bookstore owner who saw promise in James Joyce’s “Ulysses.” Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Return of Live PNBA Delights Pacific Booksellers, Publishers

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association convened the first in-person fall regional conference to take place since the start of the pandemic in Portland, Ore., this week, attracting 180 booksellers, 150 publishers and 50 authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Don't always take the safe bet, Denwood urges publishers

Publishers should 'resharpen' their skills and not become risk-averse to working with unknown talent, says m.d. of Simon & Schuster Children's Books Rachel Denwood. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers, Amazon Move to Dismiss Booksellers’ Antitrust Suit

In separate motions this week, lawyers for both Amazon and the Big Five publishers asked a federal court to dismiss the latest iteration of a potential class-action price-fixing claim filed on behalf of indie booksellers involving print trade books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Travel publishers report sales uptick but warn it may take years to return to normal

Travel publishers have reported an uptick in sales in recent months as coronavirus restrictions have eased. However many warn it may be “years” until things return to normal, with some pivoting towards popular UK and activity-based guides.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A devastating COVID surge takes a fresh toll on Indian journalism

More than a year into the global pandemic, the coronavirus has exploded across India. The spread has been fueled, in part, by possible new variants and the recent holding of mass public events, including political rallies and religious celebrations; vaccination rates, meanwhile, remain low, even... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Kyle Books to publish artist's illustrated take on 'difficult year'

Kyle Books has acquired Together, a "gently philosophical and very relatable look at how we have dealt with a difficult year", by artist Luke Adam Hawker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers, help us make this a 'reading Christmas', say booksellers

Booksellers are relying on support and innovation from publishers to help drive sales this year, as the industry's retailers urge the public to shop locally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era

Digiday’s Deep Dive: The Future of Publishing, is a collection of videos and key takeaways from our recent Publishing Summit Worldwide Live . The post Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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The Bookseller has been acquired by the publisher of theatre magazine the Stage, in a move that will see the 162-year-old book trade newspaper join forces with the 140-year-old brand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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