Amor Towles’s ‘The Lincoln Highway’ is a long and winding road through the hopes and failures of mid-century America

Amor Towles tells the story of a motley crew on a cross-country journey, reveling in the junkyards of broken dreams and the optimism of the postwar era. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Openmargin Hopes to Be More Than Social E-Reading

Notes in the margins of ebooks could be the next platform for social interaction. At least that's what Amsterdam-based Openmargin is hoping. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AA buys Highway Code satire

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 09:31 AA Publishing has bought a comedy title which rewrites the Highway Code written by the co-founder of the humour magazine The Chap. Editorial director Helen Brocklehurst bought world English language rights from Susan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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*Openmargin Hopes to Be More Than Social E-Reading

Notes in the margins of ebooks could be the next platform for social interaction. At least that's what Amsterdam-based *openmargin is hoping. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS looks to long-term partnership with Kobo

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 21/10/2011 - 08:29 W H Smith has trained 6,000 staff, installed working units into stores and readied television and press advertising following its new "long-term" partnership with Kobo. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Federated Expands Long Tail Ad Empire to Wordpress

Wordpress.com blogs just got ad-friendlier. On the heels of its acquisition of Lijit Networks, Federated Media Publishing has struck a deal to expand its ad network further, offering Wordpress.com bloggers the ability to tap into its monetization tools. The opt-in service will give Federated the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road launches Iconic E-Books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 15:19 Digital publisher Open Road is launching a new imprint, Iconic E-books, with Erica Jong's Fear of Flying and Alice Walker's The Color Purple to be among its first titles. The Iconic E-Books titles will be those that have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Business Has Big Hopes for Biography of Steve Jobs

Industry experts said the biography of Steve Jobs could easily sell millions of copies in print, audio and ebook editions. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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America’s Test Kitchen Bets On Print

With his trademark bowtie and button-down shirt, Christopher Kimball, founder of America’s Test Kitchen, doesn’t look like a gambler. Yet he publishes magazines without advertising, charges for recipes while his competitors give them away, and produces dependable cookbooks for the home cook in a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newsstand Difficulties Persist, But There Is Hope

In the last 10 years, unit sales have fallen 47 percent, but the big publishers are renewing their efforts and there's room to survive on the margins. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EIBF denies link with Publish America

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 16/08/2011 - 08:45 The Edinburgh International Book Festival has said it has no relationship with print-on-demand publisher Publish America, after the US firm sent letters to its mailing list of authors promising their books will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto buys Frances Lincoln

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 16/08/2011 - 09:30 Co-edition publisher Quarto has bought illustrated publisher Frances Lincoln for £4.5m. The cash deal was announced this morning (16th August) as Quarto also revealed its interim results for the six months ending 30th June... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library launches 19th Century iPad app

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 14:05 The British Library has launched an iPad app allowing subscribers to browse 45,000 books from its 19th century historical collection. Subscription costs £1.99 per month and users can explore books from the likes of classic... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book clubs in America: Why do we love them so much?

A casual observer of the book-club scene could be fooled into thinking that this summer was a hard one for the nation's leisure readers. Late in spring, Oprah's club shuttered, stranding publishers in what promises to be a long shoal of short print runs and offering the rest of us one literary... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elliott & Thompson to link with Faber and Frances Lincoln

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 15:29 Independent publisher Elliott & Thompson has appointed Frances Lincoln to be its sales representative in the UK and Ireland, with MDL continuing to handle all distribution. In another new appointment, Faber is to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bedford Square partners with Open Road in US

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 29/06/2011 - 14:10 Open Road has entered into a partnership with Ed Victor's Bedford Square Books, making the publishing venture's list available in the US as ebooks and print on demand volumes. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Long Song wins Walter Scott Prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 09:03 Andrea Levy's Man Booker-shortlisted The Long Song (Headline Review) has been lauded by judges of the Walter Scott Prize for its "imaginative depth", as the author won the £25,000 award. The prize was bestowed on the author... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century to publish Skinner's Times columns

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 10:52 Century has acquired world rights to a book by comedian Frank Skinner, set to feature columns selected from those he has published in the Times newspaper in the past two years, plus some fresh and previously unseen... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Selina Walker moves to Century and Arrow

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:03 Cornerstone has appointed Selina Walker, currently publishing director of Transworld's crime and thriller list, to the role of publisher for Century and Arrow. Walker will begin her role in mid-July, following 11 years... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will the 'First Printing' Become a 20th-Century Relic?

For decades, the "first printing" has been a number publishers have slapped on the covers of their advance reading copies, put in bold on the pages of their catalogues, and touted to reporters. The number, though known to be inflated, offered a palatable way for publishers to announce their... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Expands Marketing Team

Open Road Integrated Media is expanding its marketing team, adding new members and promoting those within the department. Rachel Chou, chief marketing officer at Open Road, annouced the changes, crediting the growth to the rapidly expanding market for ebooks. Lauren Naefe has been hired as... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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