Publishers Weekly

Printing in Hong Kong and China 2019: All Our Coverage

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Not surprisingly, the U.S.-China trade dispute and its ramifications loom large in this 33rd annual coverage on the Hong Kong and China print manufacturing industry. Seven major export printers shared their observations, hopes, and plans on dealing with the tariffs and the fallouts.

Big Trouble in Ink Production

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Last year, ink companies announced price hikes on their inks and coatings in North American markets. Now, they are facing two serious challenges far beyond their control.

A Selection of Inspiring Projects

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Now that high-end printing with special visual and tactile embellishments is made possible with push-button simplicity on the presses, producing a show-stopping title is no longer a dream.

Book Deals: Week of August 26, 2019

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Scribner spends big on a book about John Muir’s quest to save Yosemite, Harper pumps for a memoir by Leonard Lauder, Grove wins a Booker contender, and more in this week's notable book deals.

Three Bookstores Battle Local Government

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In the last six months, three independent bookstores have received particularly large outpourings of support from their customers—yet all three say they were pushed to ask for help after becoming victims of state and local policies that put their businesses at risk.

This Week's Bestsellers: August 26, 2019

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Dav Pilkey has the #1 book in the country with ‘For Whom the Ball Rolls,’ the latest entry in his Dog Man series. Plus National Book Award winner Ibrahim X. Kendi’s ‘How to Be an Antiracist’ is #9 in the country, and Orange Prize winner Téa Obreht’s sophomore effort, ‘Inland,’ debuts in hardcover fiction at #12.

The Week in Libraries: August 23, 2019

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Among the week's headlines: why most authors are trying to get their e-books in libraries; the backlash continues over Macmillan's library e-book embargo; and publishers sue Audible over its Captions program.

AAP Suit Seeks to Block Implementation of Audible Captions

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The Association of American Publishers has filed suit in a bid to stop Audible from moving ahead with its plans to implement its Audible Captions program. Under Captions, Audible will transcribe a book’s audio in order to create text that will run along with the audio, something publishers see as copyright infringement.

Colorado, Maryland Bookstores Get New Locations

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Denver's Tattered Cover is adding a new location in the Origin Hotel in nearby Westminster, Colo. In Baltimore, Emma Snyder is moving the Ivy Bookshop, which she bought in January, two miles down the road into a church she recently acquired, with plans to expand the store's role in the local literary community.