Book Deals: Week of October 12, 2020

Meg Medina sells three to Candlewick, Random House buys a title on inequality from a data journalist, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Kindle with Special Offers E-book Feature: Remove Ads for $30

Those who purchased the Kindle with Special Offers version of Amazon's e-reader can now expunge the ads for a one-time fee of $30. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doncaster to hand 12 libraries to volunteers

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 08:50 Doncaster council has announced plans to hand 12 libraries over to volunteer-running, some as early as November, the BBC reports. The development, which comes after a year's moratorium on library cuts, comes despite a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spanish book fair looks to digital growth

Written By: Robert Stokes Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:18 Liber, the 29th International Book Fair for the Spanish speaking world, starts today [5th October] in Madrid and takes place against the backdrop of the launch of Amazon.es, which publishers hope will lead to greater interest... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Book Show' moves to primetime

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 10:10 Sky Arts is moving "The Book Show" to a new primetime slot on Thursdays when it returns for a fifth series next week. The show, presented by Mariella Frostrup, will be broadcast at 8pm and opens with four episodes from the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornerstone buys business book from ex-Tesco c.e.o.

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 08:05 Former Tesco c.e.o. Sir Terry Leahy has written a business book for Cornerstone. Random House Business Books publishing director Nigel Wilcockson bought world rights to Ten Management Lessons by Sir Terry through Danny... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galaxy Book Awards moves date and venue

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 17:23 The 2011 Galaxy National Book Awards will take place on 4th November, rather than 9th, with the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge announced as the location. Agile Marketing m.d. Alastair Giles said: "It's mainly a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fortune Releases Steve Jobs History E-Book

"All About Steve: The Story of Steve Jobs and Apple from the Pages of Fortune" has been released on Amazon as a Kindle book. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hutchinson confirms Clinton deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 11:49 Hutchinson has confirmed it will publish former US president Bill Clinton's book Back to Work, setting out his plan on how to get America "back into the future business". Cornerstone m.d. Susan Sandon acquired UK and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book sales defy recession

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:40 Children’s books sales outperformed the rest of the market in the first half of 2011, down just 1% year on year to £143m, due to blockbusting brands and the delay in children adopting digital content in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Casey to tackle kids' books for RH

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 08:15 Ebury Press and Random House Children's Books have signed two separate three-book deals with crime writer Jane Casey. Editorial director for fiction at Ebury Gillian Green acquired UK rights, including Europe and British... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dahl in R&J Children's Christmas Book Club

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 09:37 Titles by Roald Dahl, Rod Campbell and Janet and Allan Ahlberg are included in the selection for the third Richard and Judy's Children's Christmas Book Club, launched today in W H Smith stores. The 12 Richard and Judy... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales pass the £1bn mark

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 09:30 Printed book sales in 2011 have passed the £1bn mark two weeks later than in 2010 with David Nicholls' One Day the biggest selling book of the year to date. In total, £29.5m was spent at UK booksellers in the week ending 24th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lord Sugar to hold Twitter book signing

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 08:39 Pan Macmillan will be holding the world's first live Twitter book signing to launch Lord Alan Sugar's book The Way I See It: Rants, Revelations and Rules for Life. The signing will be held over www.lordsugar.tv at 1pm... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon readying October Kindle offer

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 09:59 Amazon.co.uk has asked publishers for discounts of 90% on titles in order to participate in an October Kindle promotion. The campaign, due to run from 17th to 31st October inclusively, will also be featured on Amazon.de, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flammarion signs Amazon deal ahead of Kindle launch

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 15:18 French publisher Flammarion has signed an agreement to sell its electronic titles through Amazon and Apple’s iBookstore. The publisher is the first in France to sign up with Amazon, just before the Kindle is expected to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bezos tops Guardian book trade power list

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:50 Amazon c.e.o. Jeff Bezos has been named as the most powerful man in books in a Guardian and Observer "power list" of the 100 key people in the trade. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Readers, Sales for E-books

There are almost as many ebook surveys as there are digital conferences. Two new surveys released last week provided more information, one on the impact digital readers have had on consumers' reading and book-buying habits, while a second examined the impact of digital publishing on the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus invests in youth with rights deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 14:15 Quercus has acquired two books from 26-year-old debut author, Prajwal Parajuly, who becomes the youngest writer at the publisher. Editor in chief Jon Riley bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arnie signs memoir deal with S&S

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 15:45 Simon & Schuster UK is publishing a memoir by action movie legend and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Warehouse takes over Travel Bookshop site

Written By: Benedicte Page and Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 10:14 The Travel Bookshop premises in Notting Hill will reopen as a bookshop this week after The Book Warehouse acquired the lease to one-half of the building from the Travel Bookshop's founder Sarah Anderson. read... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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