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Why this author is taking a stand against Amazon’s audiobook monopoly

Famed writer and activist Cory Doctorow is selling the audio version of his upcoming book via Kickstarter to sidestep the walled garden of Amazon-owned audiobook platform Audible. When science fiction writer and activist Cory Doctorow releases his new novel, Attack Surface, next month, you’ll be... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-09-12 09:00:52 UTC ]
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Cowell tops bill for Reading is Magic Festival

Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell is heading the line-up of authors and illustrators at children’s digital book festival Reading is Magic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 16:14:04 UTC ]
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Book Launches Get More Creative

Authors, shut out of holding in-person events at bookstores, have adapted to the digital book event, and book launches are getting more creative and collaborative as a result. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair

Trends reported by Polish publishers show downturns in sales of as much as 70 percent during the spring, and the cancellation of the Warsaw Book Fair has seen the market stage a digital effort, BookTarg. The post Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair appeared... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-27 14:49:28 UTC ]
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Series Are the Alpha at Wolfpack Publishing

Wolfpack Publishing, a genre publisher with more than 90% of its business in digital book sales, is finding success with its direct-to-consumer focus during nationwide shelter-in-place orders—especially considering its emphasis on series. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off

With Axel Scheffler's illustrations and Hugh Bonneville's narration, Nosy Crow's 'Coronavirus: A Book for Children' is a free download. The post Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-21 11:52:42 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Macmillan and PRH Ease Library Digital Book Availability

Macmillan's John Sargent reverses his controversial stance on library ebooks, and Penguin Random House announces a discounted program amid the outbreak. The post Coronavirus: Macmillan and PRH Ease Library Digital Book Availability appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-17 20:47:59 UTC ]
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Something for Everyone at DBW

A thousand people turned up for the revamped Digital Book World, which ran last week in Nashville. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ckbk launches digital book subscription service for professionals

Ckbk, a new digital subscription service billed as “Spotify for cookbooks”, is launching for the professional market with licences in place with publishers and big name UK chefs including Gary Rhodes and Ken Hom. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 05:59:01 UTC ]
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Apple Unveils New Book App

With the forthcoming release of its new operating system for phones and tablets, iOS 12, Apple is signaling a new emphasis on digital book and audiobook sales. The new operating system, set to hit in the fall, will replace Apple's long-serving iBooks app with a new Apple Books app. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A manifesto for ebooks on art

"Just as portable paint tubes revolutionized the act of making art for painters like Monet and Renoir, the digital revolution is transforming the art book," writes critic Carol Strickland. The author of a digital book for iPad on impressionism in Erudition's Masterpieces of Art series,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Ebook Logo Combines The Best Of Print And Digital Brands

How do you brand the digital book of the future? 50% old school, 50% new school.From a design standpoint, Kindle books aren't radically different than their print counterparts. Letters are rendered in pixels rather than ink, and are somewhat adjustable. But otherwise, a digital a book is the... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Deal Struck, Amazon Lets Hachette Set Its Own E-Book Prices

Amazon and Hachette Book Group have resolved their dispute over ebook prices and physical book sales with a multiyear agreement in the U.S., ending a standoff that cut off availability of some of the publisher's books by the online retailer and stirred up ugly PR for Amazon.The deal will take... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ikea Catalog Isn't First Print Product to Spoof Apple Ads

Ikea's parody of Apple marketing -- the ad that gushes over the eternal battery life and instantaneous page loading of the Swedish retailer's ordinary paper catalog -- has gone viral. ("It's not a digital book, or an ebook it's a bookbook.")Created by BBH Asia Pacific for Singapore and... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid Hachette dispute, Amazon appeals to authors

Amazon.com Inc. is offering authors caught up in its dispute with Hachette Book Group all of the proceeds from the sale of any digital book, seeking to bypass the publisher and appeal directly to the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Tries to Drive Wedge Between Hachette and Its Authors

Amazon.com Inc. is offering authors caught up in its dispute with Hachette Book Group all proceeds from the sale of any digital book, seeking to bypass the publisher and appeal directly to writers.Amazon sent a letter to authors, including Douglas Preston, proposing to extract them from the spat... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid Hachette fight, Amazon appeals to authors

Amazon.com Inc. is offering authors caught up in its dispute with Hachette Book Group all of the proceeds from the sale of any digital book, seeking to bypass the publisher and appeal directly to the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft Mulling Nook Media LLC Purchase For $1 Billion

Microsoft is offering to pay $1 billion to buy the digital assets of Nook Media LLC, the digital book and college book joint venture with Barnes & Noble and other investors, according to internal documents we’ve obtained. In this plan, ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is a Digital Book as Devout as a Physical Copy?

The devout of all faiths adore their books. They mark their most cherished passages and pass them on to the next generation. Can the same ever be said for a digital edition? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books 30% of US adult fiction trade sales

US publishers' sales of ebooks more than doubled in 2011, meaning that the digital book is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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