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Richard Charkin: ‘Transitioning’ to Digital Distribution
April 11, 2024 at 5:20 pm

In transitioning Mensch Publishing to a 'wholly digitally-driven model,' Richard Charkin looks at the pros and cons. The post Richard Charkin: ‘Transitioning’ to Digital Distribution appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Bologna Children’s Book Fair Closes With 31,735 Trade Visitors
April 11, 2024 at 1:33 pm

The Bologna Children's Book Fair reports 31,735 trade visitor attendees in 2024, an increase of 10 percent over 2023. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Closes With 31,735 Trade Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Alexei Navalny’s memoir due to be published posthumously in October
April 11, 2024 at 12:01 pm

The Russian opposition politician, who died in prison in February, completed an autobiography which will come out later this yearA memoir by the late Russian politician Alexei Navalny is due to be published this autumn, publisher Penguin Random House (PRH) has announced.The Russian opposition leader and pro-democracy campaigner began writing his book, titled Patriot, shortly…

Nibbies podcast launches with Steadman and Sanghera
April 11, 2024 at 9:14 am

Authors including Rebecca Kuang, Jamie Smart, Katherine Rundell and Philippa Gregory are to feature on a special Nibbies podcast to be released daily, from this week, in the run-up to The British Book Awards 2024.

Sean Garrehy joins HarperCollins as art director
April 11, 2024 at 9:11 am

Sean Garrehy, currently art director at Little, Brown, is joining HarperCollins to become art director across HarperFiction, HarperNonFiction, Avon and One More Chapter, where he will report to creative director Claire Ward. 

Scribd Names Tony Grimmick to Succeed Trip Adler
April 11, 2024 at 9:01 am

Taking over from Scribd's founding CEO Trip Adler, Grimmick talks of a 'newly invigorated mission' for the international company. The post Scribd Names Tony Grimmick to Succeed Trip Adler appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Gates Policy Refresh: What Would Success Look Like?
April 11, 2024 at 5:30 am

While the BMGF may be all-in, from an industry perspective the Gates Policy Refresh represents a small but potentially valuable experiment. The post Gates Policy Refresh: What Would Success Look Like? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

IPA reacts to dismissal of William Nygaard case
April 11, 2024 at 4:14 am

The International Publisher’s Association (IPA) has issued a statement after the case against those accused of shooting publisher William Nygaard was dismissed.

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