Sono stati annunciati i finalisti dei Digital Book World Awards 2018. I vincitori saranno proclamati il 2 ottobre a Nashville durante il DBW.

Sono stati annunciati i finalisti della prima edizione dei Digital Book World Awards. I vincitori saranno annunciati il 2 ottobre a Nashville durante la prima edizione del Digital Book World. L’elenco completo sarà poi pubblicato sul sito ufficiale dell’evento.

Si tratta della prima edizione per il Digital Book World, evento ambizioso che si propone di diventare un punto di riferimento a livello mondiale per l’editoria digitale. Andiamo a vedere dunque il lungo elenco di candidati alla vittoria finale nelle diverse categorie.

Publisher dell’anno

– Audible Studios
– China Publishing Group
– Dark Horse
– HarperCollins
– Macmillan
– Netflix
– Penguin Random House
– Sourcebooks
– Tapocketa

Trade Publisher dell’anno

– HarperCollins
– Macmillan
– Penguin Random House

Children’s Publisher dell’anno

– Disney Publishing
– Sesame Workshop
– Tapocketa
– Vesuvian Media

Educational Publisher dell’anno

– A Book Apart
– Capstone Publishing
– Human eSources
– Scholastic

Corporate Publisher dell’anno

– Airbnb
– Amazon
– Apple
– IBM
– NASA
– Netflix
– Southwest Airlines
– Stripe

Academic / Scholarly Publisher dell’anno

– Emerald Publishing
– Princeton University Press
– Scholars’ Press
– Taylor and Francis
– University of California Press

Religious Publisher dell’anno

– Freethought House
– HarperCollins Christian Publishing
– Kube Publishing
– LifeWay
– Worthy Publishing

Independent Publisher dell’anno

– A Strange Object
– Chicago Review Press
– Chronicle Books
– Dead Ink Books
– Milkweed Editions
– Third Man Books
– X Artists Books

Persone

​Publishing Executive dell’anno

– Jeff Bezos (Amazon)
– Dominique Raccah (Sourcebooks)
– Heather Reisman (Indigo)
– Michael Tamblyn (Rakuten Kobo)
– Kashif Zafar (Apple)

Publishing Entrepreneur dell’anno

– Molly Barton (Serial Box)
– Matt and Melissa Hammersley (Novel Effect)
– Kinga Jentetics (PublishDrive)
– Holger Seim (Blinkist)
– Jonas Tellander (Storytel)
– Magnus Haug Wanberg (reMarkable)

Publishing Commentator dell’anno

– Joshua Benton
– David Gaughran
– Michael Kozlowski
– Joanna Penn
– Adam Rowe

Diversity

​The DBW Medal for Leadership in Diversity

– Jennifer Baker
– Morgan Jerkins
– Ellen Oh
– Ruben Quesada

Accessibilità​

Innovazione nel campo dell’Accessibilità

– Amazon Alexa
– DAISY Consortium
– Google Assistant
– Novel Effect
– SAGE Publishing UK​

Tecnologia

Best Mobile Application​

– Blinkist
– Bluefire
– Novel Effect
– Readercoin
– Scribd
– Serial Box

Best Alexa Skill (Publishing + Storytelling)​

– Kids Court (Pretzel Labs)
– Short Bedtime Story (Webguild)
– Story Builder (Lazy Samurais)
– Tricky Genie (Tellables)

Best Google Action (Publishing + Storytelling)

– My Adventure Book
– Storycastle

Miglior utilizzo della Blockchain nella tecnologia editoriale

– Amino Pay
– Po.et
– Publica
– Scenarex
– Unlock

Best Use of AR/VR in editoria

– Amazon Sumerian
– Devar
– Reality Premedia Services

Best Use of AR/VR In Storytelling

– Devar
– My Very Hungry Caterpillar AR
– Supersaurs

Marketing

Miglior campagna marketing

– Autonomous Driving: How The Driverless Revolution Will Change The World (Andreas Herrmann, Walter Brenner, and Rupert Stadler)
– Elevate: An Essential Guide To Life (Joseph Deitch)
– Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House (Michael Wolff)
– The President Is Missing (Bill Clinton, James Patterson)
– Unbound Worlds (Cage Match)

Miglior Cover Art

– Brass: A Novel (Xhenet Aliu)
– Destruction of Man (Abraham Smith)
– The Infinite Future (Tim Wirkus)

Miglior utilizzo del multimedia nella promozione editoriale

– Autonomous Driving: How The Driverless Revolution Will Change The World (Andreas Herrmann, Walter Brenner, and Rupert Stadler)
– Destruction of Man (Abraham Smith)

Miglior utilizzo del Podcasting nella promozione editoriale

– The Creative Penn Podcast
– Macmillan
– Minorities in Publishing Podcast
– Read It Forward Podcast
– Science Fiction and Fantasy Marketing Podcast
– Smarty Pants Book Marketing Podcast

Miglior utilizzo dei Social Media nella promozione editoriale

– 7th Grade Revolution (Liana Gardner)
– Autonomous Driving: How The Driverless Revolution Will Change The World (Andreas Herrmann, Walter Brenner, and Rupert Stadler)
– Ignition (Open Road Integrated Media)
– Read It Forward / @BookBento

Miglior utilizzo del Voice Assistants nella promozione editoriale

– Amazon Storytime
– Earplay
– HarperCollins Christian Publishing (Flash briefing skill)
– Simon & Schuster (Stephen King Library skill)
– VaynerMedia

Data

Miglior uso dei Data in editoria

– – Autonomous Driving: How The Driverless Revolution Will Change The World (Andreas Herrmann, Walter Brenner, and Rupert Stadler)
– Biblio / Virtusales
– Creepy Crate (Open Road Integrated Media)
– Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review, Third Edition: Fast Facts and Practice Questions (Maria T. Codina Leik)
– PublishDrive

Legal

Miglior agenzia letteraria

– Daniel Literary Group
– Lyceum Agency
– Mansion Street Literary Management

Miglior libro

– Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie (Trevor Young and Eleanor Long)
– This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Morgan Jerkins)

Fiction

– Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie (Trevor Young and Eleanor Long)
– Seeker (Douglas E. Richards)

Non-Fiction

– – Autonomous Driving: How The Driverless Revolution Will Change The World (Andreas Herrmann, Walter Brenner, and Rupert Stadler)
– Po.et
– Experience On Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, And What It Can Do (Jeremy Ballenson)
– Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House (Michael Wolff)
– This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Morgan Jerkins)​

Antologia

– Annual Perspectives In Mathematics Education 2018 (NCTM)
– Barna Trends 2018: What’s New and What’s Next at the Intersection of Faith and Culture (Barna Group)
– The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Twelve (Jonathan Strahan)
– The Dangerous Case Of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President (Bandy Lee)
– High Growth Handbook (Elad Gil)
– This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Morgan Jerkins)

Architettura

– Naturally Animated Architecture (Kevin Nute)
– The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture: Modeling Buildings, Visualizing Design, and Creating Construction Documents with SketchUp Pro and LayOut, Second Edition (Michael Brightman)

Miglior Audiolibro

– Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House (Michael Wolff)
– From A Certain Point Of View (Star Wars) (Renee Ahdieh et al)
– The Griffin’s Feather: Dragon Rider, Book 2 (Cornelia Funke)
– Road to Tara: The Life of Margaret Mitchell (Anne Edwards)
– Vacationland: True Stories From Painful Beaches (John Hodgman)
– What Happened (Hillary Rodham Clinton)

Business

– Hit Refresh (Satya Nadella)
– The Catalyst Effect: 12 Skills and Behaviors to Boost Your Impact and Elevate Team Performance (Jerry Toomer, Craig Caldwell, Steve Weitzenkorn, Chelsea Clark)
– Crack The C-Suite Code: How Successful Leaders Make It To The Top (Cassandra Frangos)
– High Growth Handbook (Elad Gil)

Children’s

– 7th Grade Revolution (Liana Gardner)
– Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie (Trevor Young and Eleanor Long)
– The Worst Book Ever: A funny, interactive read-aloud for story time (Beth Bacon)

Economica

– Amino Pay
– Broken Pie Chart: 5 Ways To Build Your Investment Portfolio to Withstand and Prosper in Risky Markets (Derek Moore)

Saggio

– Feel Free: Essays (Zadie Smith)
– The Best American Essays 2017 (Leslie Jamison)
– We’re Doomed. Now What? Essays on War and Climate Change (Roy Scranton)

Arte

– The Museum of Lost Art (Noah Charney)
– Why Bach? An Audio-Visual Appreciation (Daniel Brown)

Medicina e benessere

– Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review, Third Edition: Fast Facts and Practice Questions (Maria T. Codina Leik)
– Medical Medium Thyroid Healing: The Truth Behind Hashimoto’s, Graves’, Insomnia, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Nodules, & Epstein-Barr (Anthony William)

Horror

– Gilchrist: A Novel (Christian Galacar)
– Hybrid (James Marshall Smith)

Manuale

– Final Cut Pro X 10.4 – How It Works (Edgar Rothermich)
– Forgiving Your Way To Freedom (Gil Mertz)
– How To Read Literature Like A Professor, Revised Edition (Thomas C. Foster)
– The Writer’s Field Guide To The Craft Of Fiction (Michael Noll)

Motivazionale

– Grace For The Unexpected Journey (Deborah Barr)
– Hug Everyone You Know: A Year Of Community, Courage, and Cancer (Antoinette Truglio Martin)

Interactive Fiction

– Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie (Trevor Young and Eleanor Long)
– Harmonia (Liza Daly)
– This New World: A Digital Story Of The American Midwest (Jillian Marquardt)
– Two Worlds, One Child’s Heart (Vered Kaminsky)

Matematica / Scienze

– Mathventure for 5th Grade (JC Hamel / Steeve Lemay)
– The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect (Judea Pearl)

Poesia

– Destruction of Man (Abraham Smith)
– The Carrying (Ada Limon)

Politica

– Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump (Laura Ingraham)
– Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House (Michael Wolff)
– What Happened (Hillary Rodham Clinton)
– The Dangerous Case Of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President (Bandy Lee)
– The Rights Turn In Conservative Christian Politics: How Abortion Transformed The Culture Wars (Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion, and Politics) (Andrew R. Lewis)
– The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme To Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump (Gregg Jarrett)

Religione

– Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World (Max Lucado)
– Barna Trends 2018: What’s New and What’s Next at the Intersection of Faith and Culture (Barna Group)
– Longing For Motherhood (Chelsea Patterson Sobolik)
– The World Is Awake: A Celebration Of Everyday Blessings (Linsey Davis)

Fantascienza

– Candidates, Cartel, and Chaos (Sterling Emmal)
– Artificial Condition (Martha Wells)
– From A Certain Point Of View (Star Wars) (Renee Ahdieh et al)
– Seeker (Douglas E. Richards)
– The Tangled Lands (Paolo Bacigalupi, Tobias Buckell)

Short Stories

– The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead (Chanelle Benz)
– The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Short Stories (Fiza Pathan)

Tematiche sociali

– Farewell, Damascus (Ghada Samman)
– The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Short Stories (Fiza Pathan)
– The Miseducation of the Student Athlete: How To Fix College Sports (Kenneth L. Shropshire and Collin D. Williams, Jr.)
– Sexual Violence On Campus: Power-Conscious Approaches to Awareness, Prevention, and Response (Chris Linder)
– This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Morgan Jerkins)

Tecnologia

– Autonomous Driving: How The Driverless Revolution Will Change The World (Andreas Herrmann, Walter Brenner, and Rupert Stadler)
– Experience On Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, And What It Can Do (Jeremy Ballenson)
– Rewiring Education: How Technology Can Unlock Every Student’s Potential (John Couch)

Textbook

– CollegeScope (Human eSources)
– Mathventure for 5th Grade (JC Hamel / Steeve Lemay)

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