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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Taipei 2014: Hosting Friends Near and Far

The fair highlights publishers from Japan, Korea, Singapore and Thailand with a collective display on selected works from other member countries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix to spend $3bn on TV and film content in 2014

On-demand streaming site ended 2013 with net profits of $112m despite rise in cost of international rights and commissioningNetflix is committed to spending almost $3bn on TV and film content in 2014 and more than $6bn over the next three years, as the cost of securing international rights and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of February 3, 2014

Investment group buys Recorded Books and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2014: Pew Previews Library User Typology

At the ALA Midwinter Conference this past Sunday, Lee Rainie discussed the latest Pew Research Center Library survey and announced plans to develop a widget that will provide librarians with community-specific data. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2014: Abrams Gets in the E-book Game

Digital versions will be available simultaneously with the release of print editions. Libraries can license the titles for a one-year period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2014: On E-books, Librarians Urged to Think Bigger (and Smaller)

At ALA Midwinter 2014, librarians were urged not to be satisfied by recent ebook developments, and to look more deeply at their digital future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2014: A Cold, Quiet Start in Philadelphia

Fresh on the heels of a major snowstorm and with temperatures lingering in the teens, travel snarls contributed to a lightly attended opening night reception on the exhibit floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of January 27, 2014

Amazon launches Christian imprint and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is 2014 the year of the woman writer?

Advocates for women writers – working to counter what is seen as bias towards males in the literary community – suddenly seem to be everywhere. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Things We Learned at Digital Book World 2014

A few key take-aways from DBW 2014: teens aren't reading for fun, ebook sales grow overseas, Wall Street discounts publishing and Amazon is like modern art. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of January 20, 2014

Coe named president, CEO of B&T and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Future of Reading: 10 Trends for 2014 and Beyond

The Internet has been disrupting the businesses of publishing and bookselling for the past two decades. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World 2014: An Industry Transformed

The fifth installment of Digital Book World, the annual New York City conference on digital publishing, was held last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW 2014: The Future of Bookstores, Libraries

At Digital Book World, independent booksellers and librarians answered two questions: Why are we still here, and how do we stay here? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shoptalk: Five Publishing Predictions for 2014

Much like last year, in 2014 the publishing world will continue to navigate change as the digital world absorbs print editions and dilutes subscription fees. In this ever-changing cyber landscape, one thing is for certain: publishers must identify ne ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW 2014: Amazon, Subscription and the Book Business

In a morning session entirely devoted to Amazon.com, author Brad Stone and consultant Joe Esposito looked back over the history of Amazon's growth (and remorseless tactics) before looking ahead to its next round of competitive targets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week in Children's Apps: January 16, 2014

This week in children's apps, we feature apps that take players on journeys with familiar faces – the Berenstain Bears hit the road, the Cat in the Hat explores the rainforest, and Curious George makes his way through the alphabet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW 2014: Survey Finds Most Authors Want to Earn More

The Digital Book World/Writer's Digest 2014 survey, which polled just over 9,000 authors, found that many, given the chance, would still opt for a traditional book deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW 2014: Publisher, Startup Partnerships

Publishers and startup entrepreneurs came together on two separate panels at Digital Book World to discuss forging relationships. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Trends for Academic Publishing in 2014

Following yesterday's look at trade publishing, George Lossius, CEO of Publishing Technology, predicts five trends for the academic publishing sector in 2014. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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