Bloomsbury Children's Books bags two more from Simmons and Reed

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has scooped two more “comedy gold dust" adventures from writer Jo Simmons and illustrator Nathan Reed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Pendleton on William Hill Sports Book longlist

Olympic cyclist and "Strictly Come Dancing" contestant Victoria Pendleton's memoir... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens to launch e-gifting card with Gardners

National Book Tokens is to launch an e-gifting card for digital books with the content to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wonder Is the Best Kids’ Book of the Year

The book that has moved me most in the past year is Wonder by R.J. Palacio. It’s the fictional story of August Pullman, a 10-year-old with a very different-looking face—the result of a chromosomal abnormality and an illness—and his journey from the nest of homeschooling to the wilds of middle... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2012-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angry Birds launches book app

Rovio, the creator of the hugely popular mobile game Angry Birds, will partner with Cern to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs novel about Tourette's

Bloomsbury has acquired an "uproariously funny" novel about a teenage boy with Tourette... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google, publishers shelve book-scanning suit

Google and major book publishers have settled a lengthy legal battle over digital copyrights, but a bigger dispute still looms with thousands of authors who allege that Google is illegally profiting from their works. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2012-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rowling to write more kids' books

Author JK Rowling has promised fans that her next published book will be for children. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2012-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and publishers reach settlement on digitized books case

Publishers can now decide whether Google can digitize out-of-print books still protected by copyright, but does not settle the issue of individual author rights. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simply Books wins Stockport retail award

Simply Books of Bramhall in Cheshire has been judged Independent Retailer of the Year at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair: rights preview II

A M Heath is bringing the first novel for 15 years from Charles Palliser, author of The Quincunx... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion buys book by toddler

Orion has pre-empted a guide to successful parenting written from the point of view of an... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google, Association of American Publishers strike deal over book digitization

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google today announced an agreement that marks the end of nearly seven years of litigation, kicked off in 2005, when five members of the organization filed an infringement suit against the online giant. The deal helps bring digitized books and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's boosts book sales by 20%

Sainsbury’s has increased book sales by 20% in its second quarter, considerably above the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Allen & Unwin buys Murdoch Books

Australian publisher Allen & Unwin has announced the acquisition of Murdoch Books. The sum... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Matthewson joins Odedina at Hot Key Books

Emma Matthewson is joining Hot Key Books as editor-at-large, moving from her role as editorial... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bread and Roses Award to host radical book fair

The work of radical authors and publishers will be highlighted at a one-day radical book fair... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair: rights previews

Janklow & Nesbit is bringing a thriller, Early Riser, which marks a new direction for writer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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North Atlantic Books Transforms with the Times

Almost four decades after Richard Grossinger and Lindy Hough founded North Atlantic Books in Vermont, the press, which has been in Berkeley, Calif., since 1977, continues to evolve within the body, mind, and spirit segment. From a two-person operation with roots in the poetry journal Io that... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Report Sees Gradual Decline in Book Spending

Given the state of flux in the book world, it can be dangerous to predict industry sales trends, but the private investment banking firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson has done just that in its latest annual report, the “VSS Communications Industry Forecast (2012–16).” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What books to assign to a group of inmate-students?

Dickens or Denisovich? Mailer or Malamud? This professor agonized over the reading list for a class of prison inmates. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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