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Updated about 7 years ago [ At: 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC]


Digital fiction to overtake paperbacks in 2014, says Nielsen

Nielsen is predicting that fiction ebooks will overtake sales of fiction paperbacks, but not... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAM Approves Streamlined Audit Program

The Alliance for Audited Media has announced one step that will ease the burden on some publishers now, and another that may do the same in the future. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sixty-six managers depart Waterstones

Waterstones has confirmed that 66 managers left the chain last week as part of its management... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking for literary love in London?

Book review website the Omnivore has created a dating feature that matches participants based on answers to questions like 'What are you currently reading?' and 'What author do you have a crush on?' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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There Will Always Be a Place for Great Bookstores

The business of publishing and selling books will continue its radical change. But some things are eternal.     Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bridget Jones cover revealed

Jonathan Cape has revealed the cover for Helen Fielding's forthcoming Bridget Jones novel,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jill Jones appointed at Bloomsbury

Former Cengage Learning c.e.o. Jill Jones has been appointed as an independent non-executive... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld signs Bridget Jones spoof

Oneworld has acquired humour book Bridget and Joan’s Diary. It will be released on the same... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charity fundraiser from Templar

Eighty leading illustrators are involved in a Breast Cancer Care charity fundraiser for Templar... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker longlist announced; includes Colum McCann, Jhumpa Lahiri

The longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced. The 13 novels include National Book Award winner Colum McCann's "TransAtlantic" and "The Lowland" by Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri.The longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced in London Tuesday morning. The 13 novels... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Country: Now Opening New Territory

Porter Anderson interviews Book Country's Molly Barton and Brandi Larsen as the Penguin Random House site relaunches with new features for author-members. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Contemporary" longlist for 2013 Man Booker

The longlist for the 2013 Man Booker Prize has been announced, with two nominations apiece for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ether for Authors: Are Publishers on a Tightrope with Author Solutions?

In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cuckoo's Calling sales soar 41,000%

Sales of J K Rowling's pseudonymous novel, The Cuckoo's Calling (Little, Brown), rocketed... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner names Joseph Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

Time Warner Inc. has named Joseph Ripp the next CEO of Time Inc., resolving one big question as the publishing unit prepares to strike out on its own but surprising observers who had bet on another candidate.Mr. Ripp is CEO of OneSource Information Services, a business information provider. He... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Royal baby spurs bounty of baby books, including 'The Royal Nappy'

The on-its-way Royal Baby has spurred a bounty of picture books, perfect for the little Royal Baby itself and other, non-royal babies of its generation.Picture this: The royal nappy. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook For Every Phone? Not Quite, But Getting There

The social network announces it is seeing huge mobile success, even on non-smartphones. That great mobile push launched by Mark Zuckerberg six months ago is starting to bear fruit. Yesterday Facebook published a blog post claiming 100 million users sign into the social network via its... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books signs Chris Tarrant title

Virgin Books has signed a book from TV presenter Chris Tarrant, exploring his father's... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawaii Hochi Picks JETLEADER 1500 for Printing Needs

Hawaii Hochi, Ltd., a Japanese newspaper publisher located in Honolulu Hawaii has signed a contract for a JETLEADER 1500 to supplement their current printing operations. Hawaii Hochi, Ltd., a subsidiary of one of Japan’s larger newspapers, ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christine Quinn Wants to Be the First Female Mayor of New York City

As of this writing, Christine Quinn, the first female and openly gay speaker of the New York City Council, remains a front-runner in the city’s crowded race for mayor. A poll by Quinnipiac University, the New York Times reports, shows Quinn, the second-most-powerful elected official in the... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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