A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 UTC ]
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Brain Quest Celebrates 20 Years of Challenging Kids

For two decades, Brain Quest’s curriculum-based question-and-answer game has entertained kids – lots of them. Workman, which launched the line in 1992, reports sales of close to 37 million copies of Brain Quest editions for children at the pre-K through seventh grade levels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nook for Web Lets You Sample and Read Books From Your Browser

Barnes & Noble catches up to Amazon and Google with a Web-based ebook service. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble brings out Nook for Web, comes full circle with e-reading (update: not on iOS)

We'd say it's about time. Although it's almost two years late to the party, Barnes & Noble is responding to Amazon's Kindle for the Web with Nook for Web. Much like its counterpart across the virtual aisle, the Nook web edition lets readers browse free samples and whole books entirely from a... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perfect Hobby? Reading Books

A single good-sized book will provide you with many hours of entertainment, it will make you think about some aspect of the world around you and make you reconsider that aspect a little. And even better, that single book can be acquired for practically nothing. Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2012-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tablet Adoption Lowers Reading of Physical Books, Newspapers, Survey Shows

More than half of tablet adopters are reading books and other media on their tablet screens instead of relying on paper. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boys' reading 'a worry in 75% of schools'

A report into boys’ reading has found that three out of four UK schools are worried about... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones picks next 12 Book Club reads

Waterstones has today announced the next 12 titles in its quarterly Book Club, featuring four... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DoJ settlement 'would injure booksellers', says B&N

Barnes & Noble has said the Department of Justice's proposed settlement with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2012 Summer Reading Guide

For book lovers, the summer is always a busy, exciting season, and this year is no exception. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What He's Reading: Bill Wackermann

CONDÉ NAST Publishing Director Bill Wackermann made a tempora-ry move to the other side of the desk by writing his first book, Flip the Script. The self-help guide is filled with examples from his years overseeing Glamour, but Mr. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2012-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK bookseller Waterstones to start selling Kindles

The UK's biggest bookstore chain has announced that it will start selling Kindles alongside other digital services from Amazon. Waterstones stores will let Kindle owners digitally browse books in-store and link up with special offers, tying into the chain's plans for substantial renovations that... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper & Foyles triumph at Bookseller Awards

HarperCollins claimed this year’s prestigious Publisher of the Year accolade at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One third of Brits now e-reading, says Bowker study

Nearly a third of British adults (31%) say they are likely to buy an ebook in the next six... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PPA Conference: Stylist editor reveals how free title competes in challenging market

It would be a big surprise if one of the major publishers were to follow Stylist magazine and launch a mainstream free women's title, according to Lisa Smosarski, editor of Stylist, who believes such a move would be a "big step". Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2012-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency and PA launch digital skills scheme

The Reading Agency and the Publishers Association have launched a digital skills sharing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yes, people still read: ebook sales by UK publishers grew 54 percent in 2011

All hail the ebook! Seriously, if it weren't for this marvelous literary development, try saying with a straight face that you wouldn't at least take pause before adding a new title to your collection. Numbers are in from The Publisher's Association -- a group of 120 companies across the trade... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Steve Jobs' and 'The Help' dominate reading lists in many American cities

Data gathered by Nielsen BookScan for The Daily Beast show many of the same titles are popular in American cities – but exceptions include 'Heaven Is For Real' and 'The Great Gatsby.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Market Transformation Equals Challenges and Opportunities: Content Services in India 2012

In 2006, when PW released the first report on the content services industry in India, the topics centered on XML, PDF, and e-deliverables, and conversations revolved around print- vs. content-centric work flow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Getting a read on the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

More than 400 authors are scheduled over the two days at USC. Writers as varied as Anne Rice and Jeff Kinney will hold court.What do Sugar Ray Leonard, Judy Blume, Betty White, T.C. Boyle, Rodney King, Joseph Wambaugh and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar have in common? They're just a few of the high-profile... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette leads Bookseller Industry Awards pack

Hachette UK has topped the shortlist league table for the 2012 Bookseller Industry Awards, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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