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'Where the Crawdads Sing' Top Seller So Far in 2019

Delia Owens's novel was the top-selling print book in the first half of 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The novel, published in August 2018, sold over 907,000 copies in 2019 and more than 1.1 million copies since its release. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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Medium Goes Analog With First Print Book

Online publishing platform Medium will publish its first print book,'The Big Disruption,' next week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Going Beyond Protecting the Print Book

The counterfeiting of textbooks has been the bane of many educational publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pears' app shortlisted for Arthur C Clarke award

Iain Pears’ Arcadia (Faber & Faber), a story that can be read either as a print book or an app, is in contention for this year’s Arthur C Clarke award for science fiction, along with novels by authors such as Becky Chambers and Nnedi Okorafor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A manifesto for new formats

"Our love of the print book is problematic," writes Bath Spa University's Rosie Maynard, "causing people left, right and centre to declare ‘THE BOOK IS DEAD’ or some variation thereof." A couple of years ago, everyone in what I call "the industry! the industry!" passed around a ridiculous video... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French journalists accused of blackmailing Moroccan king claim entrapment

Lawyers for Eric Laurent and Catherine Graciet say they were trapped into accepting €40,000 each to not print book Two French journalists facing extortion charges for allegedly trying to blackmail the Moroccan king, Mohammed VI, have said they were trapped into the agreement.Eric Laurent and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Touchpress at five

Touchpress started life because I was terribly annoyed with the world for not having a platform on which I could publish the interactive electronic edition of my print book, The Elements (which existed fully formed in my little mind, and nowhere else). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How To: Improving a Print Book By Converting it Into an Ebook

Ben Denckla explains how he converted Lionel Lord Tennyson's 1933 autobiography into an ebook, and in the process updated it for the 21st century. The post How To: Improving a Print Book By Converting it Into an Ebook appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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365 x 365: a digital experiment that's a missed opportunity

James Robertson's daily 365-word stories are a promising idea let down by poor digital designNew Year's Day saw the launch of 365, a collaboration between Scottish writer James Robertson and Hamish Hamilton, a Penguin imprint. It sounded promising: one 365-word story to be published online every... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pew survey: Reading of print books increased in 2013

The Pew survey found that e-reading increased as well but that more adults read a print book in 2013 than in the previous year. 'Print remains the foundation of Americans’ reading habits,' the report stated. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When Print Trumps Digital

Former Wired editor Kevin Kelly says that he self-published his new book A Catalog of Possibilities in print because of the enduring power of a large, print book. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon unveils MatchBook; service isn't money saver for ebook buyers

Now when you buy a print book from Amazon, you might be able to get a cheap ebook version of the same title.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking Storytelling Digital

Eli Horowitz does not think of himself as someone who “fetishizes the book.” But he’s also seen what books become, in digital form, and has not always been impressed. A former managing editor and publisher at McSweeney’s, Horowitz describes much of what he has seen in the digital revolution in... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs Garner's folk tales

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 08:20 HarperCollins Children's Books has bought a new collection of previously unpublished work and out of print folk tales by The Weirdstone of Brisingamen author Alan Garner for publication this autumn. Editorial director Nick Lake... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books among Amazon.co.uk's top sellers as its parent's profits tumble

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 09:39 Amazon.com has reported a steep drop in profit despite boosting sales by over a third. Amazon.co.uk also revealed that one print book and four ebooks were among its top 10 bestselling items in the quarter, with the Kindle... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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