Amazon and HarperCollins renew friendship with multi-year contract

Amazon started mending its tattered relationship with the big five publishers last year, signing deals with Macmillan, Simon & Schuster and even Hachette. Now it's HarperCollins' turn to make peace with the e-commerce giant, according to The Wall Str... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

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How 50 Years of Frog and Toad Shaped Countless Literary Friendships

Mo Willems, Kyo Maclear, and other children’s book authors on what Arnold Lobel’s series means to them. Continue reading at Slate

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LBF LATEST: Amazon withdraws as US teams at HarperCollins and Hachette exit fair

Amazon has pulled out of the London Book Fair, as the US businesses of HarperCollins and Hachette have joined Simon & Schuster, Macmillan and Penguin Random House in withdrawing a number of their rights staff from the London Book Fair amid the coronavirus outbreak, adding pressure on the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins marks 30 years of Dr Seuss classic

HarperCollins Children’s Books is celebrating 30 years of the Dr Seuss classic Oh, the Places You’ll Go! with a deluxe version. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2019: Amazon Publishing Marks Its First 10 Years

Almost exactly 10 years ago, in May 2009, Amazon expanded from selling books to publishing them as well with the launch of Amazon Encore, a publishing program for promising self-published books and out-of-print works from major houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins UK hits record profit after Lord of the Rings Amazon TV deal

HarperCollins Publishers saw record profits before tax of £26.8m for the year ending 30th June 2018, almost double the 2017 figure, partly due to a monster The Lord of the Rings TV deal with Amazon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins UK profits double due to Tolkien TV deal with Amazon

Boost from rights sale for multi-series adaptation, as eBooks continue to declineThe publisher HarperCollins UK has more than doubled its profits thanks to a hugely lucrative deal with Amazon for the rights to make multiple TV series based on The Lord of the Rings for its global streaming... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Norway won't renew Elsevier contracts, but signs Wiley deal

Wiley has announced a combined open access and subscription agreement with Norway's research institutions, just as the country made public that it had decided not to renew contracts with Elsevier. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award returns for third year

Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award, recognising outstanding work by independent authors with a £20,000 cash prize, will return for its third year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Childrens signs multi-book deal with Michael Morpurgo

HarperCollins Children's executive publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh has acquired world rights to four books - two novels, a novella and an illustrated gift title - by Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s renews deal with Rob Biddulph

HarperCollins Children’s has signed a new four-book deal with picture book creator Rob Biddulph. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins gets BITC diversity acclaim for a second year

HarperCollins has been named as one of 70 employers on Business in the Community’s Best Employers for Race listing, for a second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Amazon is priming its ad business for the next year

Amazon's brutal efficiency, obsession with automation and ruthless pricing tactics have helped it disrupt or conquer market after market, starting with books in 1997. Now it's bringing those tactics to bear on the company's latest target: the ad business.To shoulder its way into an industry... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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HarperCollins to celebrate 50 years of 'Tiger Who Came to Tea'

HarperCollins Children’s Books will mark this year’s 50th anniversary of Judith Kerr’s classic picture book The Tiger Who Came to Tea with new publishing and a series of events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit

Only 14 of 205 respondents to an unprecedented Authors Guild survey said that 100 percent of their income is from translation and related activities. The post Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Handmaid's Tale' Was the Year's Most Read Novel On Amazon

'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck' were the most-read fiction and nonfiction titles, respectively, on Amazon in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Redmayne hails 'terrific year' at HarperCollins Summer Party

Charlie Redmayne paid tribute to the veterans of the publishing industry who had passed away in the “brutal” last year at the HarperCollins summer party. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins to Offer Multi-User E-Book Access to Libraries

In a major announcement ahead of this week’s 2017 ALA Annual Conference, HarperCollins has agreed to make a selection of its ebook backlist available to public library users on a multi-user model, via Midwest Tape’s hoopla digital platform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins to celebrate 200th anniversary with year-long campaign

HarperCollins Publishers has unveiled a global campaign celebrating two centuries of publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie bookshop presence in the UK contracts for an 11th consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK has fallen for the 11th year in a row, according to the Booksellers Association’s annual membership figures, but the rate of closure has slowed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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