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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Watson joins 10 'unputownables' for TV Book Club

"The TV Book Club" returns to More4 on Sunday 29th January with author S J Watson's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dawn Porter follows editor to Hot Key Book

Hot Key Books has signed two-books by journalist Dawn Porter, as the author follows her editor... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duffy among contenders for Costa Book of the Year

Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy has won the Costa Poetry Award for The Bees (Picador), and debut... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Savannah Book Festival Comes Of Age

At just five years old, the Savannah Book Festival, in the genteel coastal city of Savannah, Ga., is carving a space for itself among the book festival big leagues, boasting not one but two of the nation’s current #1 bestselling authors: Stephen King (for 11/22/63) and Walter Isaacson (Steve Jobs). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Goodnight iPad" Is the Perfect Book for the Kid Who Has Everything That Beeps

The parody of the classic children's book "Goodnight Moon," which got a hilarious analog update for the digital generation is a holiday hit. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Domain: For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War

E-books and audio books on the Web site of the New York Public Library. Publishers are waiting for an industrywide approach to e-lending to gel. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Callow donates books to Westminster Reference Library

Actor Simon Callow has donated 1,000 of his own books to the Westminster Reference Library. Most... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moran wins Galaxy Book of the Year

Journalist Caitlin Moran's take on modern feminism How to Be A Woman, published by Ebury, has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books and ActuaLitté launch out-of-copyright library

Google Books and the French online publication ActuaLitté have launched a digital library... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malvern's Beacon Books to close

Malvern independent Beacon Books is to close in February 2012. Owners Stuart and Anne-Marie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France delays VAT hike on books

The French parliament yesterday voted to raise the reduced VAT rate on physical books from 5.5%... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books in Apple's annual giveaway

Apple is to launch a 12 Days of Christmas giveaway, to begin on Boxing Day, which will include e-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouGov: books 'among most popular online buys'

Books are among the items most commonly bought online, according to a report from market research... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faceless net giants writing own rule books

Businesses have little recourse - or human contact - when resolving disputes with Google or Facebook, write Julian Lee and Ben Grubb. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: A New Children's Book Parodies a Beloved Classic

"Goodnight iPad" is a bedtime tour of our electronic lives, mimicking the tone of the classic "Goodnight Moon." Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Book Readers Face Sticker Shock

Cheap new e-readers are expected to be one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. But new owners of Kindles and Nooks may be in for sticker shock on Christmas morning: The price gap between the print and e-versions of some top sellers has now narrowed to within a few dollars -- and in some... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US World Book Night titles revealed

World Book Night in the US has appointed Pulitzer Prize-wining journalist Anna Quindlen as its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French book trade protests at VAT hike

French booksellers have called it a "catastrophe" that VAT rates will go up to 7% in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales soar week on week, remain down on 2010

Printed book sales soared by £8.6m week on week last week, but spending remains down on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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