#physical book

Publishing news tagged with #physical book


Digital subscriptions help Sweden market rise as physical sales sink

Physical book sales in Sweden are falling but the take-up of digital subscription services is on the rise, leading to a boost in revenue during 2019, new figures show. Statistics published by trade magazine Svensk Bokhandel showed sales nudged up 1.1% by value and 4.9% by volume in 2019... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 15:14:31 UTC ]
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The Best Books for Print People, 2019

Magazine and newspaper executives may beg to differ, but our love affair with print media has been surprisingly resilient in the digital era. E-book sales have flattened, and physical book sales continue to outstrip the “disruptors” by a wide margin. In fact, as our annual review of “Books for... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-18 21:53:27 UTC ]
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JD Salinger estate finally agrees to ebook editions

Author’s son explains that wish for accessibility has persuaded trustees to look past his father’s dislike of digital mediaAfter years of refusing to allow publishers to digitise his works, the estate of JD Salinger has announced that the author’s famously small body of work will be published as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-12 15:49:19 UTC ]
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All the right moves

Philip Jones reflects on Marie Kondo's new Netflix series and the resilience of the physical book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print sales for Hillary Clinton’s book are best in five years for a nonfiction release

Preliminary numbers are finally out for Hillary Clinton’s newly released book, What Happened, and sales are doing quite well. According to the Associated Press, the book has already sold more than 300,000 copies–which includes hardcover, ebook, and audiobook. The hard copy sales, however, are... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jung Young Moon weaves a metafictional dream in 'Vaseline Buddha'

There are novels that try to transport you, that in the words of Neil Gaiman act as “a dream that you hold in your hand.” If the dream succeeds, you forget the physical book you are holding and travel to Tralfamadore, Wuthering Heights, Wonderland, wherever; you live life through the eyes of the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Takes Books Through The Looking Glass With Augmented Reality

The technology could one day serve as the basis for a product that embraces the physical book, while adding cool digital content on top.Technology that would bring the experience of reading a book into the 21st century—and not by replacing the book with a computer—was patented today by Google,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles Finds the Future With an App for In-store Searches

Foyles Book Search is a unique app that enables customers to find the location of a physical book within the confines of Foyle's Charing Cross bookstore. The post Foyles Finds the Future With an App for In-store Searches appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and digital help grow the book market in 2014

Last year the book trade “rekindled its love affair with the physical book”, Pan Macmillan’s m.d Anthony Forbes Watson has told The Bookseller. “Previous years have all been about growing ebook sales, but in 2014, in a market where ebook sales were plateauing, suddenly it was all about forward... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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