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Media Decoder: TED Starts an E-Books Line

TED, known for exclusive events and online videos of speeches by celebrities like Al Gore, Bono and Malcolm Gladwell, plans to publish its own short ebooks, beginning with three that went on sale Wednesday. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paste Returns? Music Mag Acquired, Set to Relaunch as Digital Edition

The assets of music magazine Paste—which folded in print last fall but kept Pastemagazine.com alive—have been sold to Wolfgang's Vault, owner of a variety of music sites including Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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C&R signs Walker as sales agents

Written By: Charlotte Williams Constable & Robinson has appointed Walker Books as its sales agents for Europe, the Middle East and East Africa. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poet on winning Costa Book prize

Costa Book of the Year prize-winner, Jo Shapcott, explains her delight that poetry has been recognised by Costa two years running. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS reports "solid" Christmas

Written By: Lisa Campbell High street book sales at W H Smith were down by around 2% like-for-like in the weeks leading to Christmas, according to analysts briefed by the company, equating to books outperforming other categories. In its formal Christmas trading statement, out this morning... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin enters exclusive Sainsburys book club

Written By: Charlotte Williams Penguin has been appointed the exclusive publisher for Sainsbury's Book Club, providing all titles in the promotion between July 2011 and July 2012. Authors set to feature in the club include Marian Keyes, Clive Cussler, Jeff Kinney and Rick Riordan, with exact... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to released illustrated Costa-winner

Written By: Charlotte Williams Faber is to release a new illustrated edition of Jo Shapcott's poetry collection Of Mutability, following its win at the Costa Book Awards last night [25th January]. A new b-format illustrated edition of the collection, priced £7.99, will be released in April.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summit Business Media To File for Chapter 11

Summit Business Media has joined the ranks of publishers seeking to reorganize and slash debt through a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interest expressed in BBS

Written By: Lisa Campbell Multiple expressions of interest have been made into British Bookshops & Stationers. The bookseller fell into administration two weeks ago, blaming poor trading in the second half of 2010 and bad weather conditions over Christmas Gavin George, managing director of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Soars, Print Improves For Meredith in Second Quarter

Total revenue jumped 9 percent to $367 million for Meredith Corp in the second quarter of fiscal 2011, driven by strong advertising growth and integrated marketing services. Total advertising revenue for the first six months of fiscal 2011 jumped 11 percent to $420 million (with total revenue of... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Ups Its Edge

Apple caused a stir last week when it announced that it sold 7.3 million iPads in the quarter ended December 25, bringing the number of devices it has sold since it released the iPad last April to nearly 15 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cooking the Books with Anna Boiardi

Anna Boiardi's family founded Chef Boyardee more than 70 years ago, spelling their name phonetically to help Americans pronounce it. Now, Boiardi teaches cooking classes and has written Delicious Memories, which Stewart, Tabori & Chang will publish in May. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Bookstores Struggle for Niche in Shifting Times

Morgan Entrekin, holding book, publisher at Grove/Atlantic, met with booksellers at the Winter Institute book fair last week. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McCreadie steps down from Aurum

Bill McCreadie, the m.d. of independent publisher Aurum is to step down at the end of the month... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Target Keeps Book Buyers in Its Sights

While all the big box stores carry books and all offer discounted bestsellers, Target competes most directly for those consumers who might otherwise make their purchases at bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYT Pay Wall Could Debut Next Month

The New York Times will roll out its much-anticipated digital subscription package, probably next month, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Organic Growth, New Devices To Have Biggest Impact On Media Over Next Two Years

Organic growth will be the primary driver of the media business over the next 12 to 24 months, according to nearly 500 executives in the information, marketing services and technology sectors, according to the first annual Media Growth survey from investment banker The Jordan, Edmiston Group and... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adam Haslett on Stanley Fish's How To Write a Sentence.

In 1919, the young E.B. White, future New Yorker writer and author of Charlotte's Web, took a class at Cornell University with a drill sergeant of an English professor named William Strunk Jr. Strunk assigned his self-published manual on composition titled "The Elements of Style," a 43-page list... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2011-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NewPage Fending Off Takeover?

NewPage, the largest maker of coated paper in the U.S., is scrambling to keep the owner of paper rival Verso Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson moves into online tutoring

Sanchia Berg reports on the publishing company Pearson who have bought a majority stake in an Indian online tutoring company Tutorvista Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2011-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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