International Publishing News

Updated about 8 years ago [ At: 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC]


Amanda Knox signs book deal

Knox, who had her murder conviction overturned in October, will publish a memoir through HarperCollins. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen Colbert will release a new book – but this one is for kids

TV host Stephen Colbert has written a children's book about a flag pole trying to find out who it really is. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indian book market in "rapid growth"

The Indian book market grew by 45% in volume and 40% in value over the first half of 2011, with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen Colbert to pen children's book

and Matthew Flamm - Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert, who has more time on his hands now that he's no longer running for president, will publish his first children's book in May, his publisher, Grand Central Publishing, announced on Tuesday. Viewers of The Colbert Report got the word early... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twitter's Android and iOS app get updates; out on Kindle Fire now, Nook soon

The official Twitter app has just received an update on iOS and Android, bringing new features to both platforms, plus an "optimized" Ice Cream Sandwich experience as seen above. The app is also currently available on Amazon's Appstore for the Kindle Fire now, and the company says it will pop up... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Sites on the Mobile Web: Vast Room for Improvement

Many news publishers focus their mobile strategies on platform-specific apps—but the mobile web may actually be more important, since a mobile website is easier to discover, link to, and share from a mobile device. Damon Kiesow, senior prod ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vogue iPad app to go monthly in September

Vogue's iPad app is to go monthly in September as part of a raft of digital developments, including a focus on mobile optimisation, at upscale magazine publisher Condé Nast. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The firm that's making a mint out of old tech

A regional NSW company that was on track to becoming extinct has emerged as a global digital photo printing powerhouse, selling $20 Facebook photo books to customers in over 80 countries including Afghanistan. Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Speakers confirmed for IPG conference

The Independent Publishers Guild has confirmed more speakers for next month's 50th annual... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marina Chapman memoir to Mainstream

Mainstream has acquired a memoir by Marina Chapman recounting how she was kidnapped and abandoned... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble offers to repartition Nook Tablet storage, concedes you may need more than 1GB

Are you one of the many infuriated with Barnes & Noble over how it partitioned the storage on the Nook Tablet -- leaving you just 1GB for you own files? Well, it looks like the company has learned from its mistakes. While only about 5GB is free to load with apps and media on the new 8GB... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones to close Epsom store

Waterstones is to close its Epsom store next month, putting 10 jobs at risk. The last day of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gannett Building Paywalls Around All Its Papers Except USA Today

The vogue for digital paywalls sweeping the news business has made it all the way to the top: Gannett, the nation’s largest newspaper publisher, is planning to switch over all of its 80 community newspapers to a paid model by the end of the ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: 'Enemies: A History of the FBI' by Tim Weiner

In 'Enemies: A History of the FBI,' Tim Weiner ('Legacy of Ashes') offers a scathing indictment of the FBI, before J. Edgar Hoover and since.Each week, the FBI sends reporters an email of "top ten news stories" that it hopes will hit the headlines. The press releases usually highlight crooks... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Astronaut Mark Kelly has written a children's book

Mark Kelly, husband of former US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, will release his children's book about a mouse in space this fall. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic publishing facing "unprecedented challenges"

Academic bookselling is experiencing “unprecedented challenges” with the rise of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joyner new HarperFiction editorial director

Louisa Joyner is to take up the permanent role of editorial director at HarperFiction, reflecting... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fine-Tune Your Mobile Strategy For 2012

Many newspapers are diving into the app business, releasing versions for iPhone and iPad, Android, Kindle and/or BlackBerry. Some publishers are taking a wait-and-see approach, while others want to get the product out the door as soon as possible. So ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two-book deal with Barden for Ebury

Ebury Press has signed a two-book deal with Jenny Barden, who is this year's organiser of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Knot Expands Partnership with Teleflora Through Advertising, Custom Content

Bridal publication The Knot renewed its bridal program with floral delivery service Teleflora after a successful campaign debut in 2011. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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