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Simon & Schuster’s Jonathan Karp: ‘A Country Divided’
July 1, 2022 at 8:10 pm

Hoping to see more common ground discovered in a polarized age, S&S’ president and CEO Jonathan Karp offers two titles free. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘The Volume and the Manner of Our Discourse’ he only thing Simon & Schuster president and CEO Jonathan Karp might have done to make his Tuesday messaging a bit…

Desmond Elliott Prize Winner: Picador’s Maddie Mortimer
July 1, 2022 at 5:18 pm

Administered by the National Centre for Writing in Norwich, the Desmond Elliott Prize honors an author's first published novel. The post Desmond Elliott Prize Winner: Picador’s Maddie Mortimer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

IPA Criticizes the UAE’s Reported Restrictions on Amazon
July 1, 2022 at 4:06 pm

Having led many efforts in Arabic and Arab-world literary culture, the UAE reportedly is restricting LGBTQ-related products including books. The post IPA Criticizes the UAE’s Reported Restrictions on Amazon appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Words We Need
July 1, 2022 at 5:30 am

English is a vocabulary-rich language, but we still lack some terms we need. The post Words We Need appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Comics/Graphic Novel Sales Jumped 62% in 2021
July 1, 2022

Sales of comics and graphic novels rose 62% in 2021 over 2020, according to a new joint estimate by ICv2 and Comichron. Total comics and graphic novel sales to consumers in 2021 in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $2.07 billion.

NPD Group: United States LGBTQ Book Sales Are Surging
June 30, 2022 at 4:11 pm

NPD's Kristen McLean says the book sales data appears to reveal 'a generational shift' in attitudes toward LGBTQ literature. The post NPD Group: United States LGBTQ Book Sales Are Surging appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi Speaks to Publishers in São Paulo
June 30, 2022 at 12:52 pm

Bodour Al Qasimi spoke at São Paulo's professional program about the IPA's Inspire plan and the book industry's important issues. The post IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi Speaks to Publishers in São Paulo appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Germany’s 2022 ContentShift Shortlists Five Companies
June 30, 2022 at 6:58 am

The annual ContentShift start-up accelerator program concludes with a pitch session among the shortlisted five during Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Germany’s 2022 ContentShift Shortlists Five Companies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

São Paulo’s Professional Days: Language Challenges
June 29, 2022 at 6:24 pm

Ahead of the São Paulo International Book Fair, publishers explore key market hurdles for the Portuguese-language world. The post São Paulo’s Professional Days: Language Challenges appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Revisiting — Return of the Big Brands: How Legacy Publishers Will Coopt Open Access
June 29, 2022 at 5:30 am

Revisiting a 2015 post that predicted the dominance of the cascade model of journal portfolio publishing and the increased dominance of the larger existing publishers in an open access market. The post Revisiting — Return of the Big Brands: How Legacy Publishers Will Coopt Open Access appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Barnes & Noble Education Sees Improvement
June 29, 2022

Following a poor fiscal 2021, B&N Education mitigated its losses in fiscal 2022 as sales rose, but acknowledged that Covid was one of a host of issues its faced in the year.

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