International Publishing News

Updated almost 8 years ago [ At: 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC]


HCB buys Johnstone trilogy

Nick Lake, publishing director at HarperCollins Childrens Books, has bought world rights in all... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Serbinis, Iannone and de la Mora in Frankfurt debate

Kobo chief executive Michael Serbinis; Jamie Iannone, president, of Barnes & Noble Digital... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sports Illustrated Relaunches Mobile Site

Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated has relaunched its mobile site, emphasizing consistency in content across each of its platforms. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RHCP snaps up flurry of middle-grade titles

Random House Children's Publishers has acquired two middle-grade titles, Crog by Amanda... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Casual Vacancy’ and the State of Big (Print) Debuts

After months of hype, the first adult novel from J.K. Rowling debuted with the third biggest print opening of 2012. At outlets tracked by Nielsen BookScan, The Casual Vacancy sold 156,679 copies in its first week—enough to place it behind only No Easy Day by Mark Owen (254,046 copies) and Fifty... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut from L,B's Hodgson among pre-Fair deals

A first novel from Little, Brown¹s editor-in-chief Antonia Hodgson is among the hot deals... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP reaches agreement with Google

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google have reached a settlement agreement over... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Kobo e-readers hit WHS

Kobo’s new e-reading devices, Kobo Mini and Kobo Glo are being rolled out across 100 W H... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite receives rave reviews

Called 'the best e-reader you can buy,' the Paperwhite has debuted to almost universal praise. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft's $300M Barnes and Noble investment promises new Windows 8 Nook app

Book retailer Barnes and Noble announced on Thursday that its partnership with Microsoft in a new limited liability company called Nook Media LLC is complete and ready to go ahead of Windows 8's launch. Barnes and Noble first announced it was considering a spin-off of its digital content... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New sponsor for Women's Prize confirmed

A new sponsorship deal for the Women's Prize for Fiction, previously the Orange Prize, has... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magic stories from Solaris

A new story from Audrey Niffenegger, the author of The Time Traveler’s Wife, will feature... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Entertainment Weekly print edition comes with a 'smartphone-like Android device'

If there's one advantage a print magazine still has over an online publication, it's the ability to offer all manner of crazy freebies glued to its pages. Maybelline samples, CDROMs packing the latest version of WinZip, or -- in tomorrow's edition of Entertainment Weekly -- something that... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline to publish Suchet on Poirot

Headline has acquired the world rights in Poirot and Me by actor David Suchet, writing with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Column: A Tumblr Ad Network? Why Not?

As one bounces from panel to panel during Advertising Week collecting lanyards, it’s hard not to notice that the digital advertising world is a bit defensive. While the medium’s share of the ad revenue pie continues to grow, the Web continues to pull in more than its fair share of direct... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google, Association of American Publishers strike deal over book digitization

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google today announced an agreement that marks the end of nearly seven years of litigation, kicked off in 2005, when five members of the organization filed an infringement suit against the online giant. The deal helps bring digitized books and... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber recovers after 'difficult' first quarter

Faber recorded year-on-year drops in profit and turnover for the 12 months ending March 2012 but... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Google Settles Copyright Case With Publishers

The Association of American Publishers has settled a long-running copyright infringement case with Google Inc., though the issue of whether Google had the right to digitally reproduce books in copyright is still being hashed out in court. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cleese memoir secured by Cornerstone

Random House has acquired world rights in the autobiography of comedy great John Cleese, star of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers join Costa awards judging panel

Waterstone's range manager Sarah Clarke, Ron Johns of Mabrecon Books (pictured) and Foyle... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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