Canadian publishers, publishers of the bible, seek to block the release of a new bible title

By Dan Levine – Newsday – January 20, 2017 – 07:39:26Canada’s major book publishers, the Baptist Publishing House and the American Booksellers Association (ABAA), are trying to block a new edition of the Bible’s Book of Common Prayer.Baptist, the publishers of The Bible, is seeking a court order forcing the U.S. Senate to stop releasing the book.ABAA, the trade group […]

How to Find the Best New Releases for Your Bookseller List

If you are a bookseller, it is a given that you are searching for new books that are likely to be new to your market, even if you are still the same type of publisher.However, new books are a very different animal from traditional releases.For example, in most of the markets that traditionally publish books, the traditional publishing houses are […]

What’s happening in European publishing houses?

On March 11, 2017, a group of European publishers gathered in Brussels to discuss the future of publishing in Europe.They are calling for an open publishing system, with a strong editorial mandate, that supports the independence of authors and publishers.The discussion, held in the Parliament of the European Union, is taking place as part of a long-running campaign to create […]