Amazon to Acquire U.K. Online Book Seller and Publisher

Amazon.com has acquired The Book Depository International, a seven-year old online bookseller based in the UK, which also republishes titles that are no longer in print or poorly available. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-05 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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E-book sharing: Amazon and book publishers' stupid attempts to curtail lending sites.

As convenient as they are, I've long worried about the many ways in which ebook purveyors restrict readers' rights. You can't resell the books you purchase for the Amazon Kindle, and you can't read them on most other e-readers. We also don't really own ebooks in the same way we own... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Delay Discovery in E-book Price-Fixing Case

In a filing this week, Amazon and the Big Five publishers said the plaintiffs' claims of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy are "implausible." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing, DPLA Ink Deal to Lend E-books in Libraries

The deal represents a major step forward for the digital library market. Not only is Amazon Publishing finally making its digital content available to libraries, the deal also gives libraries a range of models through which it can license the content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing in Talks to Offer E-books to Public Libraries

The potential deal would be a breakthrough moment in the library e-book market as Amazon currently does not make its digital content available to libraries. It would also be a major coup for the Digital Public Library of America's upstart e-book platform and its SimplyE library reading app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market

American professional associations for authors, publishers, and booksellers write to the House subcommittee on antitrust issues about Amazon. The post US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-17 14:51:35 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite acquires self-published yoga book

Yellow Kite will publish The Book of Yoga Self-Practice by Rebecca Anderton-Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 15:19:11 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers

The virtual 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children's Publishers of the Year announcement. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-05 14:13:20 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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Amazon suspends third-party seller book shipments to warehouses

Amazon has temporarily paused accepting shipments from third-party sellers to its warehouses for products including books owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 10:59:48 UTC ]
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PRH to acquire F+W book publishing assets

Penguin Random House is set to acquire the book publishing assets of F+W Media following the media company’s bankruptcy, with the effects on F+W's UK division unclear. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 19:21:17 UTC ]
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Carol Mason strikes new four-book deal with Amazon Publishing

Amazon Publishing has signed four new books from women’s fiction author Carol Mason. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires Ronquillo’s ‘Spellbound’

In subscriptions, Amazon's Prime program announces a "Book Box" invitational offer in the United States, as the UK's Unicorn art-book publisher names New Mexico's Fatima Ronquillo to its retrospective club. The post Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Key Rights Offers on Deck: Amazon Publishing Titles at Bologna and London Book Fairs

This week at Bologna International Children's Book Fair and then at London Book Fair April 10 to 12, the Amazon Publishing foreign rights team packs new titles–—and the retail muscle to make all boats float. The post Key Rights Offers on Deck: Amazon Publishing Titles at Bologna and London Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Debuts Topple Books Imprint

Jill Soloway, LGBTQ activist and creator of the Amazon TV shows 'Transparent' and 'I Love Dick,' has been named head of Topple Books. The new Amazon Publishing unit will focus on works by women of color, as well as writers who identify as queer and/or gender nonconforming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Driscoll signs new two-book deal with Amazon Publishing

Amazon Publishing’s Thomas & Mercer imprint has signed two new titles from former BBC journalist, Teresa Driscoll. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing at London Book Fair: Literary Fiction, Suspense, Memoir

Amazon Publishing, the largest publisher of translations, will be at the London Book Fair with a rights list of suspense, memoir and literary titles. The post Amazon Publishing at London Book Fair: Literary Fiction, Suspense, Memoir appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book filled with blank pages tops Amazon's best seller list

A joke book "written'' by a conservative author and filled with blank pages in a dig at Democrats is the top selling book on Amazon. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milkweed Publisher Ventures Into the Wild to Acquire Book

Daniel Slager paddled into Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area to acquire a book by two outdoor adventurers who had been camping out in the region for nearly a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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