International Publishing News

Updated over 7 years ago [ At: 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC]


Reflections on Self-Publishing Ayn Rand in Germany

Kai John spent his life savings to buy the rights to Atlas Shrugged and have it retranslated into German. Here, he reflects on his decision and its reception. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paywall Startup Tinypass Adds Metered Subscriptions for Small Publishers

New York-based startup Tinypass, which helps small publishers and content creators charge for content online through existing platforms like Google, is rolling out metered content options to all of its clients. Tinypass, which signed up its first f ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishing Demonstrates Its Worth During Hurricane Sandy

The practice of digital journalism was both tested and proved yesterday as Hurricane/Super Storm Sandy bore down on the East Coast during an unforgettable night for millions of Americans. While digital media outlets have been dutifully covering the storm for days, several prominent New... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Binet debut on Waterstones Book of the Year shortlist

A debut novel translated from French is among the six titles shortlisted for the inaugural... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Baldacci campaign to launch in libraries

The Reading Agency and Pan Macmillan are launching a new scheme to introduce library users to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline makes staff promotions

Headline has promoted two editorial staff members, with Vicki Mellor moving up to become deputy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RH's Wanda and the Alien to hit TV screens

Random House Children's Screen Entertainment has sold its first book-to-screen transfer... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Optimizing Profitability In a Blended Production Environment: Digital Printing in 2012

To take advantage of the many exciting opportunities in the book market today, you need a partner that understands your business and offers a variety of tailored solutions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Find Cost Efficiency Adapting Printing To Today's Realities: Digital Printing in 2012

The book publishing industry is dealing with two conflicting trends at the moment: the number of individual titles produced continues to rise while the number of print units sold continues to fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Solution for Right Now: Digital Printing in 2012

General George S. Patton Jr. once famously said that "A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin/Random House merger confirmed

Pearson and Bertelsmann have confirmed that Penguin and Random House are to combine into a new... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners lobby for school libraries

A group of close to 150 campaigners is to lobby parliament for school libraries to be made... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Unit Interested in Penguin Group

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has expressed interest in buying book publisher Penguin Group, potentially undermining merger discussions between Penguin and Random House, people familiar with the situation said. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Makinson, Rebuck, Dohle reassure staff and clients

Random House and Penguin chiefs have moved to reassure staff, authors and agents as news of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Printing and Kodak

This week's issue of Publishers Weekly magazine includes a feature on how digital printing is changing book production and the printer-publisher relationship. There is also a supplement on Kodak's role in that transition. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book merger 'will not be blocked'

Penguin and Random House, which are merging to form one of the world's biggest publishers, are confident of regulatory approval but will sell "bits and pieces" if necessary. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PSA: Nook Simple Touch and Simple Touch with Glowlight go on sale in the UK

Barnes & Noble's arrival in the UK has been so well-telegraphed, you might be surprised to learn that today's the day the units actually launch. You'll be able to pick up a Nook Simple Touch or awkwardly-titled Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight from retailers such as John Lewis, Sainsbury's... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Remarkable' shortlist for William Hill

Self-published title Shot and a Ghost has been shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Optimal Production Model for Today—and Tomorrow: Digital Printing in 2012

High-speed inkjet printing has been described as the biggest development in book publishing in the past 50 years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Publisher's Dream: Never Overprint Again: Digital Printing in 2012

For decades, large and small publishers alike have wrestled with one simple but crucial question about their books, on which success and failure often hang in the balance: How many copies should we print? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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