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Letter to the Editor: Maryland's E-Book Bill 'Likely Unconstitutional'

The AAP general counsel calls Maryland's e-book bill an "unprecedented government intervention into the manner and terms by which authors and publishers distribute valuable works of fiction and nonfiction to the public." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter to the Editor: 'Surprised' by AAP Reaction to PW Article

In a letter to the editor, AAP's general counsel called lawyer Jonathan Band's take on Maryland's library e-book legislation as a "false statement." Band responds. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Library E-book Bill Clears Maryland Legislature, Heading to Governor

After passing the Maryland General Assembly unanimously on March 10, the bill sailed through the final steps of reconciliation this week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Moriarty's Husband's Secret stays wedded to the top spot

Liane Moriarty's The Husband's Secret (Penguin) has reigned atop the Bookstat e-book top 10 for a second week running. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-01 13:30:35 UTC ]
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Know thy reader

With the levelling off of e-book sales, many have begun to wonder whether the book publishing industry will be spared the kinds of disruption experienced by other sectors of the media industries. But the digital transformation of the book publishing industry was never fundamentally about e-books... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-13 06:41:09 UTC ]
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Meet BISG's Claire Holloway

In a week-long series, 'PW' talks with the chairs of BISG's five committees. Today, Claire Holloway, manager of data management and e-book services at Baker & Taylor Publisher Services, talks about ONIX and how joining BISG spurred her to get a MLIS degree. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: music to Moyes' ears as Jojo soars

Jojo Moyes’ Night Music (Hodder & Stoughton) has orchestrated a rise into the Bookstat e-book number one spot, for the week ending 27th February. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 00:55:29 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: The Other Wife returns to the top

Claire McGowan’s The Other Wife (Thomas & Mercer) has boomeranged back into the Bookstat e-book chart top spot. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 12:53:51 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Kirk goes out Ahead in digital

J D Kirk’s Ahead of the Game (Zertex Crime) headed straight into the Bookstat e-book chart number one for the week ending 13th February. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 09:27:21 UTC ]
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Amazon E-book Case Sprawls, Lawyers Propose Consolidation

Lawyers for a potential class of e-book consumers have asked a federal judge to consolidate four cases alleging an e-book price-fixing conspiracy among Amazon and the Big Five publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Wyer leads Kindle Unlimited crew

The Bookstat e-book chart saw nine new entries for the week ending 6th February.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 16:07:30 UTC ]
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Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit

US publishing's Big Five–Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster–have now been named as defendants in an amended class suit originally brought against Amazon alone for anti-competitive behaviour in relation to e-books in the US.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 12:47:23 UTC ]
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Thread to publish Friedan’s Feminine Mystique in digital first

Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique will be published in e-book in the UK for the first time by Bookouture’s non-fiction imprint Thread.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 11:53:06 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Smith delivers paper for Relentless

Alex Smith’s Paper Girls (Relentless) bagged the Bookstat e-book number one for the week ending 30th January, ending the "Bridgerton" stranglehold on the Bookstat chart. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 15:19:21 UTC ]
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Japan's Media Do Buys Firebrand

Firebrand Technologies has been acquired by Media Do International, the U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Media Do Ltd., a major e-book distributor. Firebrand founder Fran Toolan will remain CEO for at least the next three years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Quinn's Regency tales roll on

Julia Quinn’s The Viscount Who Loved Me (Avon) kept its kid leather-gloved grip on the Bookstat e-book number one this spot week, as its Netflix adaptation was renewed for a second series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-27 17:20:07 UTC ]
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New Nonprofit to Advocate for Digital Content in Libraries

Among the group's priorities will be to advocate for “less restrictive" e-book licenses and new digital licenses that would allow libraries to "own" digital works with the same associated rights as print materials. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bracing for Another E-book Price-Fixing Case

On January 14, a prominent class-action law firm announced it was suing over alleged price-fixing in the e-book market—the second such suit in a decade. What should we make of the news? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Class suit filed against Amazon for e-book price fixing in US

Amazon is being sued for anti-competitive behaviour in the United States by the same law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 12:13:54 UTC ]
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Amazon Hit with E-book Price Fixing Suit

The law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011 has filed a class action against Amazon, accusing the company of colluding with the Big Five publishers to eliminate price competition from the e-book market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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