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Spain’s Liber 22 Confirms an October 5 to 7 Run in Barcelona
May 27, 2022 at 12:39 pm

As Bologna Children's Book Fair announces its 2023 dates, Feria Internacional del Libro confirms its October program. The post Spain’s Liber 22 Confirms an October 5 to 7 Run in Barcelona appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Digital in Dubai: Sail Publishing Masters the Transition
May 27, 2022 at 10:04 am

Iman Ben Chaibah launched Sail Publishing 12 years ago as an ebook-first company. She’s since added print books and an online store. The post Digital in Dubai: Sail Publishing Masters the Transition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Off for Memorial Day and Off to Chicago for SSP
May 27, 2022 at 5:30 am

We're off for the US holiday on Monday, so here's a musical interlude for those heading to the SSP Meeting next week. The post Off for Memorial Day and Off to Chicago for SSP appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Trade Publishing Sales Rose 2.6% in Q1
May 27, 2022

Sales of adult trade books fell slightly in the first quarter of 2022 from the comparable period in 2021, but children's sales increased 10.2% at publishers that report to AAP's StatShot program.

TikTok at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Chatting With Hany Kamel
May 26, 2022 at 7:50 pm

Books, says Hany Kamel, 'align with TikTok's mission to inspire creativity and bring joy.' The social medium is at Abu Dhabi's book fair. The post TikTok at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Chatting With Hany Kamel appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Abu Dhabi Book Fair: ‘Shutting Down’ Copyright Violators
May 26, 2022 at 1:49 pm

As Sheikh bin Zayed allocates millions of dirhams for books at Abu Dhabi's fair, the show announces action against copyright violators. The post Abu Dhabi Book Fair: ‘Shutting Down’ Copyright Violators appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Ask the Chefs: Which Organizations Do You Volunteer For And Why?
May 26, 2022 at 5:30 am

Earlier this month we asked the community which organizations they volunteer for and why. Today it's the Chefs' turn! The post Ask the Chefs: Which Organizations Do You Volunteer For And Why? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Print Book Sales Fell 6% Again Last Week
May 26, 2022

The spring sales trend of weekly declines of about 6% continued last week, with unit sales of print books dropping 6.4% compared to the week ended May 22, 2021, at outlets that report to BookScan.

The Scholarly Kitchen Readership Survey One Year On
May 25, 2022 at 5:30 am

Conclusions and responses taken to last year's Scholarly Kitchen reader survey. The post The Scholarly Kitchen Readership Survey One Year On appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The end of men: the controversial new wave of female utopian fiction
May 25, 2022 at 3:00 am

There have been many novels that imagine a world without men – but are these books reductive or freeing?All the men are gone. Usually this is conceived as the result of a plague. Less often, the cause is violence. Occasionally, the men don’t die and the sexes are just segregated in different geographical regions. Or…

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Honors Its 2022 Laureates
May 25, 2022 at 12:54 am

Writers from across the Arab world were celebrated for their "intellectual power" at the Sheikh Zayed Book Award's 2022 ceremony in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Honors Its 2022 Laureates appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

IPA, FEP, EIBF: Reports of Belarusian Publishers’ Detentions
May 24, 2022 at 9:42 pm

The arrests in Minsk of two Belarusian publishing professionals sends a chill through the world book business. The post IPA, FEP, EIBF: Reports of Belarusian Publishers’ Detentions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Next Steps for CRediT – An Interview with the Co-Chairs
May 24, 2022 at 5:30 am

With CRediT now formalized as a standard, Alice Meadows interviews Liz Allen, Simon Kerridge, and Alison McGonagle O'Connell (cochairs of the working group) about what's next for the taxonomy The post Next Steps for CRediT – An Interview with the Co-Chairs appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

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