Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The buying and selling of books; the business of printing and publishing books.
- n. Those, collectively, who are engaged in this business.
“BOOKEXPO AMERICA Jane Fonda, Roger Ebert and young-adult author Sarah Dessen provide marquee names, while book-trade professionals exhibit and network.”
“Comics in print really have only two outlets – the comic shops (and the few book stores still carring comics), and the collected TPB for the book-trade.”
“Jim Milliot, co-editorial director of the book-trade magazine Publishers Weekly, said it works because "there's a funkiness to it—it doesn't seem like a corporate thing.”
“Liz Thomson, of the daily book-trade news service Book Brunch, says we simply may not see the likes of the effect of the original Richard and Judy book club again.”
“He'd always loved reading the things, but he'd worked at bookshops before opening his own little place in Bow, and he knew the book-trade well enough to stay well away.”
“The wrapper was discovered by the Bodleian's head of conservation, Michael Turner, when sorting through an archive of book-trade ephemera that had been bought by the Bodleian in a sale in 1892.”
“When the book-trade first started its digital journey, the internet was more of a dirt track than a super highway.”
“One by one they drop, some into the trench where failures lie, some into the mire of journalism, some again into the quagmires of the book-trade.”
“Back in June, I mentioned that the UK book-trade journal The Bookseller is planning to publish a book in October this year with the title Consumer Book Report.”
“It is the brainchild of trade-magazine publisher VNU, which apparently is the parent company of a host of book-trade and showbiz journals, such as The Bookseller, Kirkus Review, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, et al.”
Looking for tweets for book-trade.