International Publishing News

Updated almost 8 years ago [ At: 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC]


Attention booklovers: Tokyo and Paris are your cities

The World Cities Cultural Report reports that Tokyo has a staggering number of bookstores while Paris made it to number one for the most libraries. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed Newspapers’ Frequency: Less May be Best for Some

Takeaway: It’s a reality that digital publishing continues to rule the day, as it should, and, while the printed companion platform will be there, it will be published less than daily, perhaps only on weekends. Another US newspaper, this t ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' is bestselling book ever in Britain

'Fifty Shades of Grey' has passed the 'Harry Potter' books and 'The Da Vinci Code' to become the country's bestselling book. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At 50, MIT Press Looks Forward

At a time when some university presses have cut back their publishing program or changed course, the MIT Press, which celebrated its first 50 years this spring, continues to look to the future—“relentlessly,” according to editorial director Gita Manaktala. “The retrospective glance doesn’t come... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson is world's highest-earning author, says Forbes

Thriller writer James Patterson has been crowed as the world’s top-earning author in 2011-... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Saint to return for Mulholland

Hodder’s crime and thriller imprint Mulholland Books is bringing the Saint books by Leslie... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CourseSmart and Blackwell’s link up

Blackwell’s has announced a partnership with CourseSmart to rent digital textbooks to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book revenue up 250% at HarperCollins UK

HarperCollins UK has described its annual performance as "strong", despite the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hackney bookshop in London's first 'Cash Mob' event

Pages of Hackney in East London will today hold what is being billed as London’s first ever... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Find Waldo Local' to Return in 2013

Candlewick's Find Waldo Local promotion, which the publisher produced last month in conjunction with the American Booksellers Association, was such a resounding success that Candlewick announced that it will sponsor it again next summer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ingram Makes Color Print-On-Demand More Economical

Ingram Content Group has announced a new “standard color” pricing model for print-on-demand technology that has reduced costs by roughly two-thirds, making color POD an economical publishing option for the first time. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty Shades boosts US sales

The US book business is starting to reap the benefit of strong sales of the Fifty Shades of Grey... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Tablet-Only Publications Dead?

Is there a future for tablet-only publications? The last few weeks have cast an ominous shadow over this niche industry following substantial staff cuts at News Corp.'s The Daily and a decision by the Huffington Post to give up on charging for its iPad magazine after just five issues. While... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beck songs from Faber

Faber is set to publish a new "album" by experimental rock star Beck, to be released as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Alternate endings for Hemingway novel revealed

Random House imprint William Heinemann has acquired rights in a unique edition of Ernest... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Schnittman: in-house expertise 'unnecessary' for alternative content

Hachette Book Group USA sales and marketing chief Evan Schnittman has said publishers need to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fisher goes to Dial

Hodder Children’s Books has sealed a six-figure dollar deal for the North American rights... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jarvis attacks government for ‘ignoring’ library campaigners

Shadow culture minister Dan Jarvis has spoken out about local library campaigns, criticising the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banville to bring back Chandler

Raymond Chandler is the latest classic author to have a current writer take on his mantle, with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp Registers $1.6 Billion Fourth-Quarter Loss

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has swung to a loss partly due to the weakness of its publishing business, which includes newspapers like the Times and the Sun. The fourth quarter net loss was $1.6bn (£1bn) compared with a net income of $6 ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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