Reflecting the unity needed in world publishing to address the COVID-19 crisis, a discussion of the pandemic’s impact reveals parallel challenges for publishers, booksellers, and authors.
This week’s online edition of Buzz Books Presents from Publishers Lunch features six key titles for the autumn and winter.
As coronavirus-related economic aid is released in Italy, publishers, libraries, and booksellers are asking for a cultural-spending incentive for families.
The winner of Norway’s 2018 ‘Bookstore Award,’ chosen by booksellers, is a novel based on the country’s World War II-era past. And in the UK, SpecSavers names a dozen prize winners.
As Harvey storm re-strengthens in the Gulf, Simon & Schuster offers books to relief agencies, booksellers, and libraries in the devastated flood zone.
Available to people of various racial, ethnic, sexuality and disability categories, these scholarships are designed to help booksellers attend trade shows.
In the USA, BookExpo includes audiobook events. In Canada, ebook design is stressed in a competition. And in the UK, a bookseller features a self-published novel.
By Siobhan O’Leary According to the latest consumer survey conducted by the Gesellschaft für Konsumforschung (GfK), consumer confidence is on the rise in Germany and booksellers in particular have reason to be optimistic about this year’s holiday shopping season. In an interview with GfK director Wolfgang Adlwarth, the Börsenblatt explored some of the implications of the survey for German publishers. …
• Paris’ Seine-side booksellers — known as bouqinistes — have existed in the city for 300 years and are a must see tourist attraction for book lovers. • Lately, the bouqinistes have started selling souvenir trinkets to augment lackluster booksales — a move that has prompted a crack down by city hall. By Olivia Snaije PARIS: Paris’ antique booksellers, or bouquinistes, …
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story looks at the increasing importance of overseas book buyers to the remainder book market. There’s no exact formula for the amount of time it takes for a title to be released, returned and remaindered, but most authors would agree that the window publishers allow a book to gain traction in the marketplace before it’s …
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