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Writers’ Arbitration Ruling Yields $42 Million From Netflix
August 5, 2022 at 1:13 pm

In screenwriting, a case of arbitration with the Writers Guild of America impacts revenue for writers on Netflix's original films The post Writers’ Arbitration Ruling Yields $42 Million From Netflix appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Spain’s Isabel la Católica Institute Named Liber 22 Award Winner
August 5, 2022 at 11:05 am

As Frankfurt Guest of Honor Spain readies its program, Liber 22 in Barcelona announces an award for a historic library in Madrid. The post Spain’s Isabel la Católica Institute Named Liber 22 Award Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The UK’s Society of Authors Adds a New Disability-Focused Book Award
August 5, 2022 at 9:37 am

The Society of Authors in London opens its 2023 submission program, having awarded 32 writers and illustrators with 2022 prizes. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Adds a New Disability-Focused Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The Latest in Spider Necrobiotics
August 5, 2022 at 5:30 am

The latest in soft robotics research finds materials from an unexpected source. The post The Latest in Spider Necrobiotics appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

NPD and IRI Have Announced an Unnamed Merger in Data and Analysis
August 4, 2022 at 11:57 am

Amid news of the NPD-IRI merger, NPD BookScan reports US print holding at 6 percent below 2021’s level in the week ending July 23. The post NPD and IRI Have Announced an Unnamed Merger in Data and Analysis appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

5,000 Books Go to Ukrainian Refugee Children in Italy
August 4, 2022 at 6:46 am

The Association of Italian Publishers and Federation of European Publishers announce 5,000 books for young Ukrainian refugees. The post 5,000 Books Go to Ukrainian Refugee Children in Italy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Scientific Journeys: A Physicist Explores the Culture, History and Personalities of Science – A Book Review
August 4, 2022 at 5:30 am

Robert Harington reviews Fred Dylla's book, Scientific Journeys: A Physicist Explores the Culture, History and Personalities of Science, a collection of prose pieces that portray the author’s approach to a world of science and the science of the world. The post Scientific Journeys: A Physicist Explores the Culture, History and Personalities of Science – A…

Sales, Profits Skyrocket at S&S in Q2
August 4, 2022

Second quarter sales jumped 34% over last year’s second quarter at Simon & Schuster, and operating income leapt 54%. The strong results followed a first quarter which CEO Jonathan Karp said "defied gravity."

Penguin Random House Issues Its New Diversity Report
August 3, 2022 at 10:04 am

'Our workforce must reflect the society we live in,' reads Penguin Random House's frank new report on US staff and contributor demographics. The post Penguin Random House Issues Its New Diversity Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Its 2022-2023 Scientific Committee
August 2, 2022 at 9:40 pm

Looking forward to the 'experience the new members will bring,' Dr. Ali Bin Tamim names the Sheikh Zayed Book Award's new committee. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Its 2022-2023 Scientific Committee appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Pearson plans to sell its textbooks as NFTs
August 2, 2022 at 11:37 am

Educational publisher’s move into non-fungible tokens is intended to claw back some of the income lost to secondhand salesTextbook publisher Pearson plans to profit from secondhand sales by turning its titles into non-fungible tokens (NFTs), its chief executive has said.Educational books are often sold more than once, since students sell study resources they no longer…

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