Author Archives: PT Editors

Survey results: Where Do Publishing Professionals Get Their Books?

Codex’s recent reader poll shows that the Amazon-Hachette contract negotiations may be having an impact on the way the average consumer purchases books. According to Codex, 39% of their respondents are aware of the ongoing negotiations between Amazon and Hachette, and there has been a decline in consumers buying books from Amazon at a rate…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/21-7/25

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. The 2013 Digital Inclusion Survey results were released, showing growth in the digital offerings of American libraries. Why do Americans…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/14-7/18

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Sales data shows that 2013 was a a year of growth for comic books and graphic novels. How did…Continue Reading

Survey: Where Do You Get Your Books From?

Here at Market Partners International, we often find ourselves inundated by books to read– from galleys and library rentals to books we’ve bought online or in stores. Looking at our reading queues and seeing the myriad places we get our books from, we started wondering: how do other people in the publishing industry get their…Continue Reading

People Round-Up Mid-July 2014

PEOPLE Two months after Globe Pequot’s sale to Rowman & Littlefield, approximately 25 staff across the company were let go, including four Lyons Press editors and a few managers. In addition, Executive Director of Editorial at Lyons Press, Janice Goldklang, is leaving. She may be reached at [email protected] Julia Cheiffetz announced that she has resigned from Amazon. A former Editor at HarperCollins and Random House, Cheiffetz went to Amazon in 2011 to help launch…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/7-7/11

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  Some experts think the prices on digital content will sink lower and lower. Will France be able to effectively…Continue Reading

Making Movies: Reeling and Dealing 2014 Contact Sheet

This year, we did a complete overhaul of our Reeling and Dealing contact sheet, a listing of agents and film scouts who work in the book industry. For this updated version, we have added several companies, new clients, and also separated out New York and LA production intelligencers from Independent Scouts. Click the image below to download…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/30-7/4

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  Public libraries are their bringing book clubs to their patrons. Opportunities in the digital magazine market are on the…Continue Reading

People Roundup, June 2014

PEOPLE The news of Perseus’s sale surprised publishers, but the response both inside the company and from industry observers seems generally upbeat.  No personnel announcements have been made but the sales and distribution staff will become employees of Ingram while all the publishing people report to Hachette. The deal is scheduled to close July 31st. Hachette has…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/23-6/27

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  School Library Journal addresses the issues of calling diverse books “special interest.” New data shows that the Long Tail…Continue Reading