Bloomsbury has launched a platform to make it easier to purchase books from its popular categories. The move comes as the publisher reveals a shift in consumer reading choices throughout 2020 and 2021's lockdown periods.
Mar 05 2021 The American Library Association (ALA) this week welcomed the bipartisan introduction in the House of a bill that would provide $5 billion to support long-term improvements to library facilities, including addressing needs that have arisen due to COVID–19. The Build America’s Libraries Act was introduced by in the House of Representatives by Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI-9) and Don Young (R-AK-at large) along with 52 cosponsors. The bill seeks to provide funds to address decades of needed repairs, updates, as well as the construction of modern library facilities in underserved and disadvantaged communities. Source: Publishers Weekly More News...
When I left the publishing industry at the end of 2007, the first Kindle had gone on sale just a month earlier, Apple had not yet launched the iPad and few people in publishing knew what an app was. It was a very different world.
Former HarperCollins global c.e.o. Jane Friedman has joined Inkitt as an advisor and shareholder.
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Hodder & Stoughton has secured Esme King’s debut novel, Reasons To Go Outside, “an uplifting and life-affirming story about a woman who hasn’t left her home in 43 years”.