Bonnier eyeing start-ups

Bonnier Book Ventures (BBV) is looking to invest in start-ups, c.e.o. Rebecka Leffler has told The Bookseller.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Never read Nobel winner Abdulrazak Gurnah? Start with ‘Afterlives.’

When Abdulrazak Gurnah won the Nobel Prize in literature last year, not nearly enough people had read anything by the Tanzanian-born writer. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-23 16:53:54 UTC ]
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DOJ v. PRH: "Ending Where We Started"

The opposing parties in the Department of Justice’s lawsuit aiming to block Penguin Random House’s purchase of Simon & Schuster offered very different views of what a merger of the two would mean for authors and the industry in Friday’s closing arguments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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College textbook maker Pearson eyes NFTs to claim a cut of second-hand sales

NFT advocates often tout the technology's ability to grant the creator a cut of second-hand sales as one of its major attributes. Artists can earn from one of their digital creations years after first selling it. Others are looking at NFTs to earn a buck from the secondary market too, including... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-08-03 20:10:20 UTC ]
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Listen To Me: Start Your Audiobooks All Over Again

Ever tried this audiobook tip? Why it might be worthwhile to let yourself experience the vibes then revisit with more attention. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-29 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Media Briefing: A snapshot of the digital media economy at the start of earnings season

In this week’s Media Briefing, media editor Kayleigh Barber examines the state of the digital media economy as major tech platforms report quarterly earnings and advertising and commerce businesses remain in flux. The post Media Briefing: A snapshot of the digital media economy at the start of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2022-07-28 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Start with Mysteries, Thrillers, & True Crime If You’re New to Audiobooks

If you're new to audiobooks or unsure if they're for you, try a mystery, thriller, or true crime audiobook to get you started. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Open Road Starts Frontlist Marketing Service

With frontlist sales for many publishers stalled, Open Road Integrated Media is adapting its Ignition program—designed to give backlist e-books a boost—to help promote new releases. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Start July with 8.8% Drop

Sales of print books began the second half of 2022 on a down note, with units falling 8.8% last week compared to the week ended July 10, 2021. The sales pattern was a familiar one, with gains in adult fiction not enough to offset deep declines in adult nonfiction and the juvenile segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Invisible Things’ is a science fiction novel with an eye on the now

Mat Johnson’s latest book delivers a biting satire of American politics and class issues — from the vantage point of outer space. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sloane Crosley’s ‘Cult Classic’ takes aim at start-up culture

Sloane Crosley’s second novel is an unromantic comedy satirizing start-up culture, modern dating, city-dwelling aesthetes and other millennial woes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-09 14:43:17 UTC ]
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Post Hill Press Starts New Imprint, Twin Flame

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Starts Monthly Book Club

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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French author Alice Zeniter has won the eye-popping €100,000 Dublin Literary Award.

The Art of Losing (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) by French novelist Alice Zeniter has won the prestigious Dublin Literary Award, a prize which comes with a handsome glass trophy and the world’s largest purse for a single novel published in English—a whopping €100,000. Nominations for the Dublin... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-24 16:21:57 UTC ]
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Based on documents recovered from his compound, Nelly Lahoud argues that al-Qaeda and its leader were greatly diminished after 9/11. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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