How do you judge an author’s ability to sell books? Social media stats are a flimsy measure. Use these four metrics as a better guide.
Journal suppression is an effective tool for reducing high rates of self-citation, even years after a title is reintroduced. The post Does Journal Suppression Reduce Self-Citation? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
'June is bustin' out all over' in rights deals, it seems, and we look at some of them here, as part of our monthly Rights Edition. The post Rights Updates from Agencies: Berlin, Istanbul, Cologne, London appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Joy for this difficult job of being a publisher': La Nave di Teseo's Elisabetta Sgarbi in Milan acquires Italy's venerable Baldini & Castoldi. The post New Life for Italy’s Baldini & Castoldi: La Nave di Teseo’s Latest Acquisition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
From the Arts & Humanities Research Council: Pessimism about translated literature's prospects in the UK is 'outdated.' A new report. The post Challenges Amid Optimism: The UK’s New Report on Translation Trends and Prospects appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Global vision, local service' is how Bookwire has pushed deep into its Latin American expansion after success in Germany and Spain. The post Bookwire’s Spanish Markets Footprint: Selling More Ebooks ‘In the Jet Stream’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
What's changed in a career like Kate Hibbert's? 'The status of rights selling,' says this historian's daughter who's seen a lot of the industry. The post Rights Pro of the Year: Kate Hibbert on ‘the Status of Rights Selling’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A lawsuit filed by three major textbook publishers charges Follett with copyright and trademark infringement, as well as trademark counterfeiting, for knowingly selling counterfeit textbooks.
After being tapped by the activist and author to handle the U.S. edition of her anti-Trump book 'No Is Not Enough,' Chicago's Haymarket Books collaborated with Knopf Canada and the U.K.'s Allen Lane to crash the title, which hit shelves this month.
A lot of people that ask me how I got started marketing my books. There are so many options out there for marketing your books, and as you probably know, some are effective, and some… not so much. I’ll tell you about the number one way I marketed my books early on when I didn’t have a…
Revisiting Kent Anderson's 2012 interview with the author of "How Economics Shape Science". The post Revisiting an Interview with Paula Stephan — Economics, Science, and Doing Better appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Both the winning illustrator and author are given more than $600 in books to donate to their local libraries, as well as more than $6,300 in cash. The post Author Ruta Sepetys, Illustrator Lane Smith Win UK’s CILIP Carnegie, Greenaway Medals appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Frankfurt Book Fair–October 11-15 this year–welcomes an immense and eloquent Guest of Honor program from France with Institut français Deutschland. The post ‘An Experimental Space for Multilingualism’: France at Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Those in digital publishing in Mexico say things are looking up somewhat, despite slow growth and a marketplace still discovering the opportunities. The post At Frankfurt’s CONTEC Mexico: Digital Under Discussion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.