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BookExpo 2019: Amazon Publishing Marks Its First 10 Years

Almost exactly 10 years ago, in May 2009, Amazon expanded from selling books to publishing them as well with the launch of Amazon Encore, a publishing program for promising self-published books and out-of-print works from major houses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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On eve of Costa awards, experts warn that top books prizes are harming fiction

The dominance of three honours in the UK can be prohibitively expensive for small publishers, and end up discouraging risk-taking on ‘difficult’ authorsCutting-edge British literary fiction risks being undermined by its growing reliance on a handful of powerful book prizes, a leading literary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Gerald Gross, 94

Gerald Gross, a top publishing executive at several major houses from 1946-1975, died in his home in the Baltimore area on October 14. He was 94. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In praise of ... Galley Beggar | Editorial

Galley Beggar had the courage to take a chance with an unknown author writing in an unconventional wayIf you hadn't previously heard of Galley Beggar of Norwich, that is hardly surprising. It's a small-scale operation set up by a local bookseller. But Galley Beggar has something which big... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out with Michael Kelley: Simon & Schuster’s E-book Lending Pilot

When it comes to the library ebook lending market, it’s fair to say that Simon & Schuster has been the most cautious of the major houses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Than a Digital Book World

With ebook and total digital sales posting steady—if generally smaller—increases in 2012, sales of print books held up fairly well across the book trade and at most major houses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian First Book longlist announced

Small publisher Stinging Fly Press will compete against the major houses for the £10,000... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Declines Outpace Digital Gains

Sales of print books in the major trade categories fell 22.9% in the first six months of 2011 at the houses that report figures to the Association of American Publishers. The declines were greatest among the adult segments, with sales down by more than 20% in the hardcover, trade paperback, and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents Keeping Foreign Publishers on Digital Leash

As the London Book Fair goes through its annual run this week, American agents are trying to figure out the best way to sell digital rights to foreign publishers in markets that are far behind the U.S. in ebook sales. Even though many international publishers are just starting to dabble in... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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