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Smart ISBNs: Author’s Guide To Free Book Preview Technology

What is a smart ISBN?

At this year’s London Book Fair, Exact Editions’ launched a new freely-available smart ISBN self-service tool. Smart ISBNs are attractive book preview links which can be used by authors to promote book sales. Each link directs users back to the retailer of the author’s choice through the ‘buy this book’ button.

e.g. Preview Frida Kahlo And My Left Leg by New York Times bestselling author Emily Rapp Black, published by Notting Hill Editions: exacteditions.com/isbn/9781912559268

How can

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Archive Perspectives: Earth Day

Earth Day 2022 is here 🌎

The annual event celebrates our wonderful planet and encourages everybody to be more environmentally friendly. This year’s theme is #InvestInOurPlanet, with a focus on changing the business climate, the political climate and the environmental climate to preserve and protect our health, our families and our livelihoods.

Some astonishing figures 👇

  • 1970: The year that the world’s first Earth Day took place 🌟
  • 1 billion: Number of individuals who are involved with
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Notting Hill Editions Author Profile: Hal Foster

Hal Foster is an American art critic and historian. He taught at Cornell University from 1991 to 1997 and has been on the faculty at Princeton University since 1997, as a Professor of Art and Archaeology. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Foster was a founding editor of Zone Magazine and Books, and he writes regularly for October(which he coedits), Artforum, and The London Review of Books. He is the recipient of … Keep Reading

What on Earth Books Designer Profile: Daisy Symes

Before joining What on Earth Books in 2019, Daisy Symes studied graphic design at Kingston University and worked in design at Macmillan Children’s Books

For each project, Daisy will pair an author’s manuscript with an illustrator whose style will visualise the subject well, and is suitable for the reading age of the book. She will then send the illustrator briefs, including the layout of each page with the text in place, so the illustrator has an idea of what … Keep Reading

16 Caribbean Poetry Collections Freely Available During London Book Fair

The Carcanet Caribbean Collection showcases of some of the best new and recent work by poets from the Caribbean, including poetry by Jamaica’s first three Poets Laureate, Mervyn Morris, Lorna Goodison, and Olive Senior. 

During the London Book Fair, 5th to 7th of April, all the poetry collections found within this collection will be completely open for users to read from cover to cover. Exact Editions’ Reading Room technology allows publishers to distribute time-limited links to digital book collections. … Keep Reading

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