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Four Questions for...Brooklyn Book Festival Host Johnny Temple

Publisher Johnny Temple might be Brooklyn's biggest cheerleader. In addition to overseeing one of Brooklyn's best known publishing houses, Temple is also the host of the borough's flourishing book festival. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Poorest Man’s Copyright

You could have heard about the “poor man’s copyright” anywhere: from an older relative, from a friend, from a high school English teacher. They find out that you’ve been working on a novel and they want to help, so they tell you to mail it to yourself once it’s done. That way, even if you don’t... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Broadcast Music Inc. pumps up volume

Broadcast Music Inc., No. 24 on Crain's list of the top privately held companies, will have a big year in 2014. The music-rights management company will celebrate its 75th anniversary, and its president of nearly 10 years, Del Bryant, who climbed the ranks from artist liaison in 1972, will step... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Online publishing firms growing

The internet and new technology is making a dream of being an author a reality for many writers. Online self-publishing - bypassing agents and publishing houses is now a fast-growing sector. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Global 60: The World's Largest Book Publishers, 2013

Despite concerns about consolidation among publishing houses, sales of the top 10 companies accounted for 55% of revenue of the 50 publishers that are on the list for both 2012 and 2011, down from 57% in 2011. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman argues that authors are being shortchanged on ebook loans

Few people understand the magic of libraries better than Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials, but all is not well when it comes to digital lending. As the soon-to-be president of the Society of Authors, Pullman is leading the charge against publishing houses that may be shortchanging... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book

Publishing houses are Germany's intellectual backbone. For many years, they created a culture of literary abundance and generated healthy profits. But in the age of Amazon, ebooks and self-publishing, they could be facing demise. Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2013-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google backs French digital publishing innovation initiative with €60 million incentive

Google's long had a contentious relationship with France. But it seems the Mountain View-based company has come up with a way to squash that problem: by throwing money at it. Taking to the company's official blog today, Chairman Eric Schmidt announced the creation of a €60 million Digital... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU publishing chiefs to discuss ebook tax

The chiefs of Europe's publishing houses will meet today (26th June) in Brussels at a round-... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The rise of sexy books

Erika Leonard laughs a lot, a deep wheezy chortle. And why wouldn't she? Leonard, a 49-year-old overnight publishing sensation, is laughing all the way to the bank. In the past few months the former TV executive has had her first novel, Fifty Shades of Grey, dominate the New York Times... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2012-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In E-Books, Publishing Houses Have a Rival in News Sites

Swiftly and at little cost, newspapers, magazines and sites like The Huffington Post are publishing their own version of ebooks. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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