Book Expo Leadership Roundtable talks audio and diversity

Women dominated the opening Leadership Roundtable at Book Expo, as the panel suggested audio is no longer a competitive format and called for greater diversity in publishing.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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'Agile' publishing at Digital Book World

Publishers may be falling out of love with apps, but they need to fall in love with their... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period

The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to ebook readers, which also jumped from 10% to 19% over the same time ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Move to Digital: Lose Your Unwanted Books

Want to replace your traditional library with ebooks? Here are some sites and tools that can help you make your physical books disappear. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: 'Hunger Games' Book Sales Bode Well for the Film

The actress Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from the movie adaptation of "The Hunger Games." Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams made director of Jewish Book Week

Journalist and TV researcher Hester Abrams has been appointed to the role of director of literary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Books: ‘Enhanced’ — But for Whom?

Today's Wall Street Journal takes a look at a new lineup of "enhanced" digital books that incorporate music, video and high-tech graphics. But as one Wharton expert notes, the market for these elaborate productions remains to be seen. Continue reading at [email protected]

[ [email protected] | 2012-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ammo Books: Publishing in Small, Medium, and Large

For an indie publisher to launch its first line with a $300 art book takes guts and vision, but that’s what Ammo Books’ founders Paul Norton and Steve Crist did in 2006 when they published 3,000 copies of Gonzo by Hunter S. Thompson and sold out in less than a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appleton to head fiction at Hodder Childrens Books

Jon Appleton has been appointed to the newly-created post of editorial director for fiction at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jones to leave The Book Depository

The Book Depository’s IT director Will Jones is departing the company after four years.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany joins World Book Night

World Book Night is continuing its international spread, with Germany now set to join the UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking: early book sales ‘promising’

Stationery retailer Viking has reported a “promising” start to its bookselling... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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War Horse UK's bestselling book

Michael Morpurgo's War Horse (Egmont) was comfortably the bestselling book in the UK last... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones launches 'book club' promotion

Waterstones has launched a "book club" promotion, with the strapline: "Books you... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German book retailer to restructure to face digital challenge

The earnings of German book retailer Thalia's parent group Douglas Holding will be hit by the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saqi Books launches non-fiction imprint

Independent publisher Saqi Books is to launch a new non-fiction imprint, with plans to publish... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book sales hold up, despite Borders collapse and ebook growth

Print books sales in the US fell 9% in 2011, with strong growth in digital sales appearing to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chinese Writers Sue Apple for Allegedly Hosting Pirated E-books

A group of Chinese writers has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the company's App Store sells pirated versions of the authors' works. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Author Found on Penguin's Web Site Signs Book Deal

An imprint of Penguin Group USA discovered Kerry Schafer after she posted samples on Bookcountry.com, a site that lets writers share their work. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elton John's first book to Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired music star Sir Elton John's first book, Love is The Cure... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Buzz Books at Winter Institute

Ever since Algonquin used the American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute to get booksellers to read and fall in love with Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants, which sold more than a million copies before being turned into a film, publishers have been using the winter bookselling confab to... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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