Women on the rise in 10th annual Bookseller 100

The annual list of the industry’s most powerful, influential and admired features a record number of women, a fractionally improved BAME turnout, and a familiar figure as The Bookseller 101st. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women on the rise in 10th annual Bookseller 100

The annual list of the industry’s most powerful, influential and admired features a record number of women, a fractionally improved BAME turnout, and a familiar figure as The Bookseller 101st. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women’s prize to launch annual award for women’s non-fiction writing

The Women’s Prize Trust hopes to make the first award in 2024, after research showed female writers were far less likely than men to be reviewed or win prizes The Women’s prize is to launch a non-fiction award to sit alongside its long-running fiction prize, in response to research that found... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-08 08:00:10 UTC ]
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The Bookseller launches annual Christmas trading survey for indies

The Bookseller is inviting independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas trading survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 17:57:32 UTC ]
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Bookseller of Kabul vows to stay open despite only two customers since the rise of the Taliban.

Shah Muhammad Rais, who was made famous in The Bookseller of Kabul, has vowed to keep his bookshop open, despite having had only two customers since the Taliban retook the country in the middle of August. Founded in 1974 Rais’s store has seen regimes (along with foreign powers) come and go, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 15:00:23 UTC ]
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Booksellers Grapple with a Host of Issues at Annual Meeting, Town Hall

The ABA held its second virtual annual meeting Thursday, followed by a Town Hall. While some booksellers expressed concerns over publisher discounts and plans by Ingram to ship all IPS titles from a single warehouse, others focused on the future of in-person events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Booksellers Were Complicit in the Resurgence of White Supremacy and the Rise of Donald Trump

When Sean Spicer was given prime billing at BookExpo America and Milo Yiannopoulos tried to publish a book with Simon & Schuster, I churned out 40 pages of text about free speech, white supremacy, and independent bookstores over the next several months, returning to it now and then as a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-27 08:54:54 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Rising Stars 2020 unveiled

The annual Rising Stars list of industry catalysts reaches its 10th instalment with the Class of 2020, and judging by their forebears’ success, this year’s batch have plenty to look forward to. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 13:02:11 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada’s new report. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Non-Book Merchandise: 16 Percent of Revenue or partisans of print and brick-and-mortar bookstores, the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
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Introducing the 2019 Folio: 100 and Rising Stars Honorees

Throughout the year, we report on the good and bad things happening in and around the print and digital publishing world. Sometimes the stories offer true inspiration, while other times they make us and our readers cringe. But that’s business. What’s always consistent in what we report is... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-13 19:29:59 UTC ]
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The Bookseller Names 2019 Rising Stars; Pan Mac’s Laura Ricchetti is the ‘Shooting Star’

A new class of 40 'Rising Stars' in the UK publishing industry is named by The Bookseller, in association with sponsor Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post The Bookseller Names 2019 Rising Stars; Pan Mac’s Laura Ricchetti is the ‘Shooting Star’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-09 05:35:30 UTC ]
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Booksellers Announce First Annual Romance Bookstore Day

As independent bookstores continue to deepen their ties with romance readers, a group of enthusiast booksellers has announced the first Bookstore Romance Day to be held on August 17, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Announce First Annual Bookstore Romance Day

As independent bookstores continue to deepen their ties with romance readers, a group of enthusiast booksellers has announced the first Bookstore Romance Day to be held on August 17, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books by Rowling, Woolf and Gyasi among public's top 100 penned by women

Books by J K Rowling, Virginia Woolf and Yaa Gyasi have been nominated by the public to feature in Hay Festival and The Pool's campaign to celebrate 100 books by women from the last 100 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay and The Pool to celebrate 100 years of women's literature

Hay Festival is partnering with The Pool on a public campaign to select 100 books by women from the last 100 years to be celebrated at its festivals in the UK and around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nineteen first-timers make Bookseller 100

This year’s ton of book trade figureheads contains fresh faces, evergreens and returning inclusions, but most are united by a single concern: how the uncertain political climate will affect their business in the years to come. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women-Only Social Club The Wing Launches a Bi-Annual Print Magazine

The Wing, a women's-only social club and co-working space with locations in Manhattan, is the latest brand beloved by millennials to embrace the printed word. Launching this week, No Man's Land is a bi-annual print magazine created by The Wing with an editorial team including writers and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Annual NEIBA Show, Booksellers Slam Amazon and Toast Each Other

At the just-wrapped annual gathering of the New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA), there were big names and one big outburst, when the host of the New England Book Awards Banquet, Joe Donahue, kicked off the evening with a loud expletive about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed writer pens 100 'Nasty Women' for Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned BuzzFeed writer Hannah Jewell to author 100 Nasty Women of History, a book profiling women united by the fact they were all "too scandalous, too difficult, and too unladylike for their time". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Washington, D.C. Booksellers Bring Together Women's March Participants

Washington, D.C. booksellers took full advantage of the Inauguration and Women's March held the day after by hosting party, panels, and poetry readings that drew crowds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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