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Nourry: 'the ebook is a stupid product'

Hachette Group c.e.o. Arnaud Nourry has expressed frustration with the ebook format, calling it a "stupid product" and forecasting its sales would continue to plateau because of a lack of innovation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter Ebooks Released in South Korea

South Korea becomes the latest country to get the Harry Potter series of seven books and the new 'Cursed Child' playscript in ebook format. This time, they're in both Korean and English. The post Harry Potter Ebooks Released in South Korea appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Candace Robb's Digital Rebranding

Diversion Books is republishing Candace Robb's backlist in ebook format and giving the author a metadata makeover. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Let the right edition in

The release of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman provides another moment to reflect on the developing ebook market and how it mixes with the print sector. Released globally in print and ebook format, and at various retail prices, there are three competing editions in the marketplace (hardback,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon's Ridding moves to Head of Zeus

Caroline Ridding, publisher of the Avon imprint at HarperCollins, is to join Head of Zeus in August to set up a new fiction imprint. The new HoZ imprint, to be called Aria, will publish original, full-length mass-market fiction from new and established authors, predominantly in ebook... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman’s His Dark Materials released in digital format

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series is released today (5th March) in ebook format for the first time. Penguin Random House, which owns the digital rights to the trilogy, is publishing Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass as ebooks, priced at £5.49 each. It is also... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tumblr Captures Human Errors In Digitized Google Books

You can take the book out of the library but you can't take the library out of the book.Krissy Wilson's Tumblr project, The Art Of Google Books, works on our nostalgia for both the printed word and our (now long gone) wide-eyed awe at digitizing it. Google Books was born in 2004, when accessing... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Consider the Ebook Format: Books in Browsers V

How do authors create their digital book files and what influence does that process have on the final content? Speakers at Books in Browsers 2014 address this topic. The post Consider the Ebook Format: Books in Browsers V appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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App partners with HarperCollins to digitize your old print books

BitLit has landed a deal with the publisher to allow readers to get their print books into an ebook format. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FSG Brings Out George Selden Classics as E-books

Farrar, Straus and Giroux is releasing George Seldon's Chester Cricket and His Friends series in ebook format for the first time for the new tablet-toting generation of young readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont launches Blyton in ebook

Publisher Egmont has launched 76 of its Enid Blyton titles in ebook format. The titles, which... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's top NY publishing exec to depart

Amazon Publishing, which launched a general-interest book publishing operation in New York two and a half years ago, is losing its top executive here.Seattle-based Amazon announced Friday that the head of its general-interest publishing division, Larry Kirshbaum, would leave the company Jan. 17... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King's decision to skip the ebook format gets renewed attention

Stephen King said his new novel, 'Joyland,' will be released in paper format only. 'Let people ... go to an actual bookstore,' said King. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: Bookmasters, Knox Robinson Agree

Bookmasters has signed an agreement with Knox Robinson Publishing (KRP) to begin distributing selected titles in ebook format. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Corporate Publishing, Are E-books PDF 2.0?

The PDF is firmly entrenched in corporate culture, but as digitally savvy employees push for a sensible way to consume long documents at work the ebook format will take hold. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon signs another four from Rose

Avon has signed four more books by Jacqui Rose, whose debut was a bestseller in ebook format.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books

The ebook format became the most popular one for adult fiction in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks, according to an annual survey. Net revenue from ebook sales over all more than doubled from 2010. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2012-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Pearl Buck Novels to Be Published as E-Books

Thirteen novels, including "The Good Earth,'' which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932, will be published in ebook format by Open Road Integrated Media. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thomas Pynchon's novels are released in ebook format

The intensely private Thomas Pynchon has resisted the electronic format for his books – until now. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter' ebooks go on sale on Pottermore

The "Harry Potter" series, which has conquered mediums from books to movies, is finally available in ebook format. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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