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Ether for Authors: More Gatekeeping? Sisyphus Could Relate

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Self-publishing, despite its community’s diversity of style and material, may need awards and other ‘gatekeeping’ devices for coherence in the marketplace.

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New Org for Top Int’l Book Fests Aims to Help Source Funds

Nick Barley

From Jaipur to Melbourne to Edinburgh, Word Alliance aims to help top international book festivals lobby for government funding and to spread best practices.

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Lerner Teams with Barrington Stoke to Offer Books for Struggling Readers

Minneapolis-based Lerner Publishing Services announced a deal to exclusively distribute titles from Scottish children’s book publisher, Barrington Stoke

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Booker Notoriety Sparks Rights Run at Cinderella Indies

Since hitting the longlist of the Booker Prize, indies Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld are seeing global interest in their titles as never before.

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Is Borders Guilty as Charged?

By Philip Downer In this exclusive essay for Publishing Perspectives, Philip Downer, the former CEO of Borders UK, discusses whether Borders’ management really is to […]

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Scottish Publishers Receive Grants to Attend Int’l Book Fairs

By Helen Gregg Publishing Scotland recently announced the second year of its Go-See Grants, which provide financial support for Scottish publishers to attend international book […]

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Building the World’s Biggest Book Club

By Kathy L. Patrick JEFFERSON, TEXAS: They say everything is bigger in Texas…and it’s true. When I opened Beauty and the Book in January 2000 — […]

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