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Teach Your Children Well

While many media pundits purport that magazine readership is dropping or that printed magazines are soon to be extinct, the truth emerges that year after year magazine readership continues to grow. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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'PW' to Host Truth in Nonfiction Panel

PW will host its first breakfast panel of the year February 22 in New York City, titled Truth in Nonfiction: What Is the Publisher’s Responsibility? The panel will address the fact that over the years, there have been many nonfiction books that have proved to be partly or wholly fabricated. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Weidenfeld editor-in-chief to retire

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:05 Michael Dover, Weidenfeld & Nicolson editor-in-chief non-fiction, is to retire at the end of June this year, with several promotions effective from 1st March also marking a time of change for the company. Dover has... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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S&S Children's acquires "Arthurian" series

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 08:20 Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired an adventure series inspired by Arthurian legend. Venetia Gosling, fiction editorial director at Simon & Schuster, bought world rights to eight books from Ben... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Kindle gets real page numbers; better note, highlight & review sharing

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Amazon on Monday pre-released a software update for Kindle e-readers running the 3.0 software which updates the interface for magazines and newspapers, adds a quick review section at the end of each book, and adds page numbers that match Kindle books with their print... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

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US group eyes Bertelsmann's DirectGroup France

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 15:30 Bertelsmann is negotiating to sell its French subsidiary DirectGroup France to US investment fund Najafi Companies. The fund, which is based in Phoenix, Arizona and was created in 1983, said it was in exclusive negotiations... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Field looks to '2020' with Dorling Kindersley restructuring

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 16:16 Dorling Kindersley is to be reorganised around core subject areas as part of a strategic plan outlined to staff by DK publisher and c.e.o. Peter Field. The move has echoes of the restructuring unveiled by Bloomsbury,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Bloomsbury adopts global structure

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:08 Bloomsbury is adopting a global, internal structure designed to allow it to function better alongside worldwide operations like Google, Apple and Amazon, and react to increasingly globalised and homogenised consumer tastes. read... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Booker Foundation launches Beryl Bainbridge prize

Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 08:55 The Man Booker Foundation is to award a special prize to the late author Beryl Bainbridge, who was shortlisted five times for the accolade but never won. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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WHS acquires 22 British Bookshops stores

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:10 W H Smith has acquired 22 stores previously run by British Bookshops and Stationers in a £1m deal. The bookshops will continue to trade under BB&S until a "phased takeover" begins later this month in stores in Teddington... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Literacy still crucial in digital age, says Mollet

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 07:28 PA chief executive Richard Mollet has stressed the "political . . and social imperative to promote literacy", calling on delegates at the PA's second annual digital seminar to "do all we can to promote people and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Consumer Magazine Circulation Falls 1.2 Percent In Second Half 2010

Consumer magazines slowed their general circulation skid, with total paid and verified circ dropping 1.2 percent for the second half of 2010 (compared to a 2.3 percent drop in the first half of the year), according to preliminary figures reported in the Audit Bureau of Circulations' most recent... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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Asda unveils UK's cheapest ebook reader

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 16:12 ASDA has launched the UK’s cheapest e-reader at £52. The View Quest Mediabox 5in Media Tablet went on sale today through its Asda Direct website. The Asda site does not sell ebooks with the supermarket chain instead... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Waterstone coy on bid for book chain

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 09:20 Tim Waterstone is reportedly pondering a bid to buy the bookstore he founded in 1982 with HMV billionaire investor Alexander Mamut. In the recent past, Waterstone has distanced himself from a bid saying while he would be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Recipe Report: Faludhaj

The faludhaj from The Sweets of Araby is indeed very, very sweet, like concentrated honey, which is essentially what it is. The sesame oil and toasted ground almonds contribute a nice roasted flavor, which adds dimension; still, I couldn’t imagine eating more than a couple small spoonfuls of this. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Selfridges the scene for new M&B romance

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 12:29 Mills & Boon is publishing a book in association with department store Selfridges. The as-yet-untitled book will be published in December 2011, with author Heidi Rice to write the book from her desk in Mills &... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Celebrating Chinese New Year with Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

It seems like most of the subway car empties at the Grand Street stop in the heart of New York City’s Chinatown. Just as the last person makes it off, the conductor announces, “Stand clear of the closing doors, and Gong Hey Fat Choy! Happy New Year!” It’s the first day of Chinese New Year and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Supermarkets sweep up market share

Written By: Philip Stone and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 09:24 The supermarket sector was the only winner in the 2010 retail trade, with sales jumping 7% year-on-year. Estimates based on data from Nielsen BookScan show that book sales in the UK were down by 4% in 2010 in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Reprieve for Edinburgh's school librarians

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 15:59 Edinburgh City Council has announced it will not be taking forward plans to cut school library services after over 30 children's authors criticised the proposals. Leading names including Gruffalo creator Julia Donaldson,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Kids Running the Store

From time to time bookstore owners are forced to turn to their kids for help, especially during the holidays, when there never seem to be enough booksellers. But last fall a group of teens and tweens contributed their time and expertise without being asked. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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