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Want more women writers in magazines? Get more female editors.

As Meghan O'Rourke reported here last week, VIDA, an organization for women writers, has released a tally of male and female bylines for the 2010 run of 14 high-end, literary-oriented magazines. Despite a couple of relatively bright spots (the New York Times Book Review surprisingly being one),... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2011-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors calls for moratorium on library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 08:28 An open letter to culture secretary Jeremy Hunt and culture minister Ed Vaizey calling for a halt to library closures after the success of last weekend's protests has been signed by high-profile authors including Sarah... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mixed picture for indies as decline slows

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 16:13 The rate of decline of independent bookshops slowed in 2010, according to Booksellers Association numbers, despite the testing conditions on the high street and increasing competition from digital. Nearly one indie bookshop a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Launching 'All Access' Digital Subscription Plan

At a press conference this morning, Time Inc. announced it is launching an "all access" digital subscription plan in an effort to offer their brands to readers on any platform. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Cartland is latest author to be wooed by digital

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 07:59 The estate of the romance writer Barbara Cartland has fallen to the embrace of digital, in a move that sees her print publisher suffering a painful rejection. About a quarter of Cartland's extensive ouevre is to be published... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahoo follows News Corp, announces Livestand 'magazine' for tablets

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Yahoo on Thursday announced that it will soon debut a new magazine-style method of digital content delivery especially aimed at touchscreen mobile devices like tablets and smartphones called Livestand."Publishers and advertisers must expand their content to [phones and... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont acquires Curham

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 10:49 Egmont Press has acquired two books by Siobhan Curham: Dear Dylan and Finding Cherokee Brown. Curham self-published Dear Dylan in March 2010 and it won the Young Minds Award. Egmont will publish Dear Dylan in July and Finding... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #erzsi deak #ali dougal #siobhan curham #egmont press


The Pitfalls of E-Book Buying: What to Look Out for Before You Purchase

Easy downloads and convenient storage are the chief lures of a virtual library, but ownership has some irritating downsides that require your attention before you hit the ebook purchase button. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU Publishers Blast Apple's IPad Subscription Plan

European publishers have added their voice to the chorus of criticism of Apple’s plans for iPad newspaper subscriptions. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Truly impressive list for RNA

Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 15:53 A “truly impressive” list of titles has been shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Association's Pure Passion Awards, with Elizabeth Chadwick, Kate Furnivall and Rebecca Dean up for two each. Chair of the RNA Katie Fforde announcd the shortlists today... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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BookBuddy Relaunches With Rating, Comments Added

The hype might suggest that many citizens of the iPhone-loving world have adopted ebooks for their literary needs, but Kimico is betting there are still plenty... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo opens door to UK retailers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:39 Canadian ebook retailer Kobo has said that it would be keen to partner a UK retailer in an effort to establish a presence in the market. Michael Tamblyn, vice-president of content, sales and merchandising at Kobo... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking acquires art title by Will Gompertz

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:01 Viking has acquired world rights to a modern art title by BBC arts editor Will Gompertz. Editor Ben Brusey bought What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising Story of Modern Art directly from the author, with Viking to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No Newpage-Verso Merger After All?

Paper manufacturers Newpage and Verso may not be headed for a merger after all, according to two paper-industry analysts quoted in The Dead Tree Edition. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beautiful Books acquires two "major" autumn titles

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:00 Beautiful Books has acquired two "major" non-fiction titles for autumn 2011, with one revisiting Orwell's Wigan Pier and another looking at one of the first people to recognise the Young British Artists (YBA). Publisher... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Dominic Kingston to leave Macmillan Children's Books

Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 07:55 Senior publicity manager Dominic Kingston is to leave Macmillan Children's Books (MCB) at the end of April. Kingston has been with the publisher since 2005, when he joined as publicity manager. Lauren Ace will join the team as publicity manager on 7th... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future appoints former investment banker Wolstenholme as director

Magazine publisher Future, owner of Total Film and Classic Rock, has appointed former media investment banker Manjit Wolstenholme as non-executive director. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK bestsellers help Hachette prove resilient as ebooks rise in the US

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 10:08 Bestsellers from Hachette UK helped limit the decline in sales at parent Lagardere Publishing, according to results filed by the French group, which is continuing to suffer from a year-on-year drop in sales of Stephenie... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #e-books accounted #stephenie meyer #year-on-year drop #french group #results filed #uk bestsellers


Phaidon Press to triple children's output

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 16:03 Phaidon Press is aiming to triple its output of children's titles to 30 new children's books by 2012, up from eight in 2010. Phaidon's children's list covers children aged up to 12 years with a focus on pre-school and picture... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon.com launches Kindle app for WebOS

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 07:56 Amazon.com has launched a free Kindle app for webOS to use with the new HP TouchPad. The app allows customers to "buy once, read everywhere" across other devices such as Kindle, iPad, iPod touch, Blackberry and iPhone. Dorothy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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