Book sales in France fell from 2.8 billion euros in 2019 to 2.7 billion euros (3.2 billion dollars) in 2020, a decrease of 2.3%, according to the association French publishers, the National Publishing Union (SNE). The statistics were released at the association’s annual meeting, which was held virtually. Sales ofRead More →

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Unfortunately, anti-Semitism is on the rise worldwide. Even sadder, part comes from the Christian community. In response, author and theologian RL Solberg has pledged to donate 100% of the proceeds from his latest book to fight anti-Semitism around the world. Solberg’s second book, Divergence: Examining Judeo-Christian RelationsRead More →

CLEVELAND, Ohio – COVID-19 has given homeowners and tenants some time to tackle large decluttering projects. An unexpected result of the tidying up movement saw libraries in northeastern Ohio suspend acceptance of book donations, citing the sudden rush in used book donations and a general lack of space. Others saidRead More →

Shares of hospitals and diagnostic service providers fell on the stock market on Tuesday amid falling Covid-19 cases and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of free Covid-19 vaccines for 18-year-olds and more, starting June 21. Among individual stocks, Thyrocare Technologies and Metropolis Healthcare fell more than 3% each in intradayRead More →

LAKEVIEW — A Japanese flower walk, pop-up jazz concerts and a “Harry Potter”-themed celebration are coming to Lakeview this summer as part of a community events grant program. The Community Events and Placemaking Program, funded by Lakeview Special Service Area 27, will provide $40,000 in assistance and support for creativeRead More →

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The invoice value of the UK print consumer edition grew by 4% in 2020, remaining resilient during the coronavirus pandemic. A new report from the Publishers Association, ‘The 2020 edition: resilient in the face of Covid’, found that total revenue from consumer publishing sales rose 7% last year toRead More →

Booksellers have reported that their customers are “behaving like kids in a candy store,” as print sales jumped by a third in the first week of bookstores opening after the lockdown. Bookstores open across England and Wales opened on April 12, alongside other non-essential retailers, for the first time sinceRead More →

President Joe Biden’s plan to tax profits reported by corporations to investors will likely distort incentives for financial reporting, provide shareholders with less transparency and raise difficult implementation issues. Biden’s infrastructure proposal would apply a minimum tax of 15% on profits that corporations report publicly on their financial statements, knownRead More →

Governor of New York. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoHillary 2024? Given the competition, she could be the Democrats’ best hope. The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Charter Communications – Despised Meadows; Biden doesn’t budge Manchin NY Ethics Board orders Andrew Cuomo to return book proceeds MORE(D) ‘s briefs have seen aRead More →

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (LON:BMY) has revealed that the reading habits of Britons have changed in the current lockdown compared to the first. The independent publishing house, in a press release the day after World Book Day, said that during the first lockdown (between March and July 2020), gardening and cookingRead More →

Stock markets have created another lifetime high. The most important benchmarks have been on a tear since the shortest bear market we have seen last March. We are now witnessing the sharpest rally in market history, with major global indices hitting all-time highs. This is against the backdrop of oneRead More →

Year-end book sales across Europe were slammed by December closures after Covid-19 cases rose across the continent. Nonetheless, preliminary results from three main markets show that the declines for the year as a whole have been modest. In Germany, Europe’s largest book market, sales rose 25% in the first twoRead More →

NEW DELHI: After a massive rally, investors took profits in metal stocks while auto and banking names also dragged benchmarks on Tuesday amid weak and uncertain global indices. The volatility indicator also rose slightly, reflecting the nervousness of the street. Valuations have also stretched now, but analysts are expecting betterRead More →

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The Williamsburg Regional Library is collecting borrowed library books during the coronavirus. (WYDaily file/Courtesy of Unsplash) As the Williamsburg Regional Library changed its operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, it also stopped collecting material donations. When WRL first closed in mid-March, many different programs and operations moved to online platforms. ButRead More →

When the coronavirus spread to the United States this spring, most of the entertainment industry went into hibernation, as theaters, concert halls, museums, Broadway and film production sets closed. Publishing, however, seemed more resilient: books have remained available online and stand out as an art form that can be easilyRead More →

The Justice Department says Edward Snowden, seen here via video feed, violated nondisclosure agreements he signed with the National Security Agency and the CIA with the release of his new memoir, Permanent record. Juliette Linderman/AP hide caption toggle caption Juliette Linderman/AP The Justice Department says Edward Snowden, seen here viaRead More →

Edward Snowden, seen on a video screen, talks about his book during a live broadcast. Snowden is … [+] currently living in Russia, which granted him asylum. Photo by Jörg Carstense dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images Topline: Edward Snowden, still considered a traitor by the US government, had the highlyRead More →

If data is now the most profitable commodity of the 21st century, it is also fast becoming the one with the highest political and social risks. Increasingly, our most pressing real-world crises — from election hacking and virulent nationalism to livestreamed mass shootings and digitally driven job losses — centerRead More →

What is a positive company? It’s the idea that businesses can and should not only create economic value, but also provide great places to work, be a good neighbor and help solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. So how does this apply to finance? Michigan Ross professor Wayne BakerRead More →

A lucky few have made big bucks from self-publishing Many writers do not recoup their investments Companies help writers get their %u2014 books published for a fee In the spring of 2010, Amanda Hocking, a social worker from Rochester, Minnesota, downloaded several books she was working on from Amazon.com. InRead More →