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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September 11th publication for Bin Laden mission tale

Penguin is set to publish a first-person account of the mission which killed Osama Bin Laden.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones chooses Aytmatov as Book of the Month

Waterstones will feature Jamilia by Kyrgyzstan author Chingiz Aytmatov, originally published... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New women’s prize sponsor ‘announced in September’

The new sponsor for the Women's Prize for Fiction, up-to-now sponsored by Orange, will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Willetts: all science research to be open access by 2014

All publicly funded scientific research will be made freely available by 2014 according to a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Six-Month Bounce for Industry Stocks

Led by big dollar gains at Amazon and Walt Disney Co., the Publishers Weekly Stock Index rose 16.7% in the first six months of 2012, almost triple the increase posted by the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Rielle Hunter to Publish a Memoir This Month

Rielle Hunter, who had an affair with John Edwards and later gave birth to their daughter, has written a book titled "What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter and Me.'' Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore ebook store sells '£3m in first month'

The Pottermore ebook store sold £3m-worth of Harry Potter ebooks in its first month, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LG unveils flexible plastic e-paper display, aims for European launch next month

LG has made no secret of its fondness for flexible e-paper, but those dreams became a reality today, with the announcement of a six-inch display that promises to "revolutionize the ebook market." The malleable plastic display sports a resolution of 1024 x 768 and can bend at an angle of up to 40... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Monthly Newspaper for UK Nigerian Community

Publishing house Green World Media Ltd today announces the launch of its first title, Nigerian Watch, a free monthly newspaper aimed at Britain’s substantial Nigerian community. Nigerian Watch will meet the demand for an engaging publicati ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP: "Nothing more important than editing"

Libraries, copyright and piracy were officially the big topics of the just-concluded Association... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slate to Begin a Monthly Review of Books

The Web magazine will publish an expanded look at books on the first Saturday of each month, as stand-alone book review sections in newspapers have dwindled. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitchens memoir delayed to September

Publication of Christopher Hitchens' last book Mortality, originally scheduled for April, has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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STM revenues to 'top $30bn in 2014'

Total revenues for the scientific, technical and medical publishing market are estimated to rise... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail sales growth "worst for 6 months"

The British Retail Consortium has labelled November sales growth "the worst for six months... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BRC says September book sales 'tough"

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 08:50 Book sales remained “tough” in September according to the British Retail Consortium, which reported total retail sales were up by 2.5% against September last year. The BRC said UK retail sales values were 0.3% higher on a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September sales up on August, down on 2010

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 09:00 Printed book sales in September rose by 10% on August, but were down 10% on last year, Nielsen BookScan data reveals. In total, £118.4m was spent on physical books in the four weeks to 1st October, an increase of £11m on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Steve Jobs Biography Arrives in October, a Month Early

Steve Jobs's death has prompted Simon & Schuster to move up the publication date for his much-anticipated biography by Walter Issacson. The CBS-owned publishing unit has moved up the release date for "Steve Jobs" from Nov. 21 to Oct. 24. Not surprisingly, preorders for the book are... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September sales up on August, down on 2011

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 09:00 Printed book sales in September rose by 10% on August, but were down 10% on last year, Nielsen BookScan data reveals. In total, £118.4m was spent on physical books in the four weeks to 1st October, an increase of £11m on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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State of Maine Sees Highest Tablet Usage for Month of August

Mobile advertising network Jumptap releases a MobileSTAT Report, covering network data for the month of August. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder to release Kercher title next month

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 15:45 Hodder has now decided to bring forward the publication of its Meredith Kercher case title, Death in Perugia by John Follain, by five weeks. When contacted this morning by The Bookseller, Hodder had no plans to change the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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