ABA Head Rings Alarm About Amazon Books and Antitrust Laws

In light of Amazon opening a physical store in Seattle, the booksellers association head is reminding publishers and other vendors of their obligation to ensure that accounts do not transfer inventory from one class of business to another. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books heading to Pacific Palisades as new village center takes shape

Just a few years ago it was said that Pacific Palisades’ tiny commercial center had the beaten-down aura of a Midwestern Main Street where the mom-and-pop shops have been driven out by Walmart — only there was no Walmart. “It was a little village with one or two streets of stores and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Transparent’ creator Jill Soloway heads new Amazon book imprint

Jill Soloway, creator of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning show Transparent, is heading another Amazon project. The company announced today that Soloway will be the editor-at-large of a new Amazon Publishing imprint, Topple Books, which will feature... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These are the 10 Best Books of the Year, According to Amazon Book Editors

Here are Amazon Book Editors' top ten books of the year, as well as trends they've noticed in published in 2022. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-15 14:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-27 19:29:44 UTC ]
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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

Amazon, apparently intent on fostering the illest of will among book lovers, is opening a store directly across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore founded by Ann Patchett and Karen Hayes in 2011. (Full disclosure: I visited the store for the first time this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-26 16:58:35 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Busby and Paisley go head-to-head on Sport Book of the Year longlist

Biographies of Sir Matt Busby and Bob Paisley are among the books longlisted for the Football Writers’ Association Book of the Year award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Titles Dominate Amazon E-book Bestseller List

Titles published by Amazon Publishing imprints took 12 of the top 20 spots on the Amazon Kindle ebook bestseller list in the first half of 2017. Last year in the same period, Amazon had one ebook in the top 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Israel’s Book Law: Hebrew Book Week Sees More Modest Discounts

From Haaretz: With Israel's fixed-price 'Book Law' repealed, reports are that this year's Hebrew Book Week sees less aggressive discounts than in the past. The post After Israel’s Book Law: Hebrew Book Week Sees More Modest Discounts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

Four Amazon Publishing titles, which drew poor BookScan print sales numbers, are among the top 20 fiction bestsellers on the latest iteration of the e-tailer's new weekly bestseller list, bolstered by sales in non-print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hill, Wright, Rutherford and Pavey go head to head in Cross Sports Book Awards

Formula One champion Damon Hill, Arsenal football legend Ian Wright, London 2012 Olympic Gold medallist Greg Rutherford and Olympic Games runner Jo Pavey have each been shortlisted for 2017's Cross Sports Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center

As London Book Fair's opening approaches, we look at another round of titles on offer in this year's bustling, sold-out International Rights Center. The post Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center

From Italy, Brazil, Iraq, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Germany, the UK, and more, agents and publishers are lining up their offers for #LBF17. The post RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales

Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book

To the surprise of many, the bestselling title at Amazon US is by Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford, whose adult coloring books are topping the charts. The post Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day: British and Irish children head to school dressed as book-based characters

World Book Day is celebrated on March 5 in Britain and Ireland and an important part of the day is children dressing up as a literary character for school. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon goes head to head with Wattpad in battle for fanfic writers

The retail colossus is aiming to recruit fan fiction writers with their own ambitions to sell, but Wattpad is winning users who want to shareIt’s a cheerful orange giant stuffed with fan fiction and smileys which can garner a billion reads for an erotic One Direction story – scoring 25-year-old... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Post-Amazon, Goodreads Still a Place for Book Lovers

Director of author marketing, Pat Brown, spoke about how the company remains, even after being acquired by Amazon, a place for authors and their fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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