AAP Monthly Statshot, September 2014

Sales of adult trade books fell 11.8% in September compared to September 2013, according to AAP’s monthly StatShot program. Sales dropped in all three adult print segments, while ebook sales rose 0.5%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Nine-month' campaign for L,B Beatles book

A range of exclusive Beatles content is being used in a "nine-month pre-publication... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“A Short History of Nuclear Folly” is GBO’s Book of the Month for May

The German Book Office's May Book of the Month is Rudolf Herzog’s "A Short History of Nuclear Folly: Mad Scientists, Dithering Nazis, Lost Nukes, and Catastrophic Cover-Ups." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary last September, redesigned the print magazine and followed that up with a relaunch of its website in February. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP reports ebooks now account for over 22 percent of US publishers' revenue

It's well off the triple year-over-year growth that ebooks saw a few years ago, but the latest report from the Association of American Publishers shows that ebooks did inch up even further in 2012 to account for a sizeable chunk of overall book sales. According to its figures, ebooks now... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B.J. Novak will release a book of stories in 2014

"The Office" writer B.J. Novak signed a two-book deal with Knopf. The first title will be a collection of stories based on some of his previous performances. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebooks Made Up 23 Percent of US Publisher Sales in 2012, Says the AAP

Ebooks accounted for 22.55 percent, or nearly a quarter, of U.S. book publishers’ sales in 2012, according to a full-year report released by the Association of American Publishers Thursday. That’s up from 17 percent of sales in 20 ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toronto Star Tests Monthly E-Book Subscriptions

The Toronto Star is testing the ebook market with a dedicated subscription model. Launched in November 2012, Star Dispatches is the brainchild of the Toronto Star's marketing department. The Star already has more than 20 titles of long-form jour ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Geithner lands book deal, release scheduled for 2014

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has a book deal.Mr. Geithner has an agreement with Crown Publishers, an imprint of Random House, Inc. Crown announced Thursday that Geithner's book, currently untitled, is scheduled for 2014.Mr. Geithner plans a "behind-the-scenes" account of the... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarter of adults 'have barely read a book in past six months'

A quarter of UK adults—more than 12 million people—have only picked up a book to read... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus Sets Its Sights on September U.S. Launch

Since it was founded in May 2004 by Mark Smith and Wayne Davis, Quercus Publishing has become one of the largest independent book publishers in the U.K., and as the next step in its growth, the company has aggressive plans to expand in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Works sees 'highest ever' monthly sales figure

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[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Now Reaching 10M Monthly Active Users On iOS

Onswipe, a startup that helps publishers build websites optimized for iPads and other touchscreen devices, is closing out what sounds like a big year. Content published through the Onswipe platform reached 44 million unique visitors over the course o ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Korea Named as Market Focus for London Book Fair 2014

The London Book Fair will feature Korea—a top ten, yet underserved market—as the Market Focus country of the 2014 Fair. The program will showcase business opportunities in Korea. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yes, Library Borrowers Really Do Buy Books: 3.2 a Month

OverDrive surveyed library users and found they buy an average of 3.2 books (both print and ebooks) each month, with 35% buying after borrowing. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Esquire Turns Print Mag ‘Interactive’ This Month

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[ Folio Magazine | 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann "satisfied" after nine-month growth

Random House parent-company Bertelsmann has reported a year-on-year increase in revenues and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Solid Six Months for Trade Sales

Sales of adult and children’s trade titles rose 13.8% in the first six months of 2012, according to statistics released last week by the Association of American Publishers as part of its StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones to sell Paperwhite 'end of the month'

The Kindle Paperwhite is go on sale through Waterstones stores by the end of the month, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon extending Kindle Owners' Lending Library to the UK, Germany and France this month

Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library has grown considerably since launching in the US, and it looks like the company's finally decided it was time to let some other countries in on the service as well. It announced today that Amazon Prime members in the UK, Germany and France would all have... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail sales up 1.5% in September

Retail sales values were up 1.5% like-for-like this September from the previous year according to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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