Authors on the Air April 15, 2015: Eric Greitens

Eric Greitens, author of 'Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life' (HMH, 9780544323988) will appear on the 'Today Show' and the 'Daily Show' on Thursday, April 16. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lindles: Jeremy Lin, Amazon Kindle, And The Rise Of Insta-Authors

Jeremy Lin has inspired a lot of rabid fans, magazine features, and six-figure book deal offers. But he's also fueled a new breed of lightning-fast ebook authors. Alan Goldsher, author of "Linsanity: The Improbable Rise of Jeremy Lin," is one of the fastest (and slickest). In the days before... Continue reading at Fast Company

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French authors contest new law on orphan works

French authors have been signing a petition contesting a law for scanning and selling orphan and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rankin tells Orion: 'Authors need publishers'

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Alma to set sail with Lightship author

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Libraries, Tech-Smart Authors, and the Coming Digital Apocalypse

Whatever else can be said about Tools of Change, O’Reilly Media’s traveling road show on publishing and technological change, it seems to come along just when a concentrated dose of discussion—or perhaps muted confrontation—is needed. Over the course of the three-day conference in New York City,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Self-published authors’ market share surges

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Lupton hails self-published authors, wins Nielsen Gold

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Mitchell Beazley has acquired two titles by master patissier and TV chef Eric Lanlard. Publisher... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New signing for 'Etymologicon' author

Icon Books has signed a new title by Mark Forsyth, whose book on the origins of words, The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Self-published author claims Kindle top spot

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Self-published author society prepares to launch

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Apple’s iBooks Author app attracts publishers

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There's a strange concept in marketing that no publicity is really bad. If people talk about you, it broadly raises brand awareness. People eventually forget the bad news but not the brand. Who remembers last year's furor over Apple's onerous publisher subscription terms? That's the eventual... Continue reading at Betanews

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Four Open Questions About iBooks Author

Apple can improve education and empower authors to create ever-better digital books without limiting customers. Continue reading at PC World

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iBooks Author Offers Free E-Textbook Creation

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Apple reveals education trifecta: iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U

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Apple's New Math. Or: Why a $15 E-Book Equals a $75 Paper Book.

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