World Book Day 2013 titles announced

Books by Francesca Simon, Anthony Horowitz, Shirley Hughes and Lauren Child will be included in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day dominates charts Top 10

World Book Day titles claimed nine of the coveted positions in the Top 10 in the most successful WBD week since 2012. A combined total of 339,133 copies of the 10 books published to celebrate the annual charity reading event (held on Thursday 5th March) registered through Nielsen BookScan in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day: This tank encourages reading, not war

Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff has created a tank of books, which he is driving around Argentina to bring attention to education and reading. Lemesoff says he hopes it encourages youth to choose education over violence. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Children celebrate World Book Day

As millions of children celebrate World Book Day, Tim Muffett has been looking at what makes bedtime reading a best seller. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diagram Prize For Oddest Book Title: Shortlist Announced

The Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year announces the shortlist for 2015. Vote now to help choose the winner! The post Diagram Prize For Oddest Book Title: Shortlist Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award (+video)

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Wonderful World of Book Titles

Publishers put out some very curious books on strange topics, as exhibited by this year's shortlist for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2013 L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists Announced

Fifty titles in 10 categories are in contention for the awards, which will be revealed in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard & Judy Book Club titles announced

Two titles from publisher Black Swan are in WH Smith’s Richard & Judy Book Club to kick... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night 2014 titles include 'Wild,' 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette'

The titles which will be distributed for free as part of World Book Night include works by Cheryl Strayed, Maria Semple, Agatha Christie, and more. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Where the World Plugs In

At an opening session at last year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, U.K. Publishers Association CEO Richard Mollet remarked that digital publishing was no longer in its infancy, but in the “voting and drinking stages of early adulthood.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The National Book Awards announces 2013 fiction longlist

So what about that National Book Awards fiction longlist? It's a good one, and the last of the four longlists to be released by the National Book Foundation this week.So what about that National Book Awards fiction longlist? It’s a good one, and the last of the four longlists to be released by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Global 60: The World's Largest Book Publishers, 2013

Despite concerns about consolidation among publishing houses, sales of the top 10 companies accounted for 55% of revenue of the 50 publishers that are on the list for both 2012 and 2011, down from 57% in 2011. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2013 Best Translated Book Award Finalists Announced

Ten fiction titles and six poetry collections finalists have been announced as the finalists for this year's Best Translated Book Awards. The winners will be revealed May 3rd. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Germany backs out of World Book Night 2013

After only one year Germany's participation in international World Book Night celebrations... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day forges new partnerships

World Book Day has signed new partners for 2013, including online social world MiniMonos.com and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Key Ideas from Digital Book World 2013

Looking back on this week's Digital Book World conference, we distill the event into three key ideas: price innovation, discoverability and authenticity. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nominations open for World Book Night 2013

Nominations for books to be given out for free at next year's World Book Night will begin on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heroes join World Book Day party

Half a million children in 21 countries are joining top children's authors in events to celebrate World Book Day. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2012-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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R&J Spring Book Club titles announced

Harper has scored two of the eight spots in Richard & Judy's Spring Book Club, with the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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