Brackstone strikes two-book deal with Gibson in first acquisition for W&N

Lee Brackstone has struck a two-book deal with Jasper Gibson in his first acquisition for Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 07:24:28 UTC ]
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Two publishing deals for Lambert

Two publishers have signed up books from Italy-based writer Charles Lambert. Emlyn Rees of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales fall following bumper week

Printed book sales in the UK slipped back last week, despite a number of new novels by some of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prospect Books wins André Simon award

A book published by one-man band Prospect Books has won the prestigious André Simon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Highlights for Professionals at the Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 23-25

From April 23-25 the BAIBF offers exclusive programming for publishing professionals, including a seminar on change management, honors for Latin America's top 50 publishing pros, and more. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The E-book Explosion: Facts & Figures 2012

A snapshot of the ebook industry today shows more than 1,000 ebooks with sales of 25,000+. And while our survey of publishers is by no means complete, it's more than enough to prove that the book business is quickly moving to digital. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. spinoff could lead to more deals

The spinoff of Time Inc. to create the world's largest publicly-traded magazine publisher may be just the beginning of deals for the owner of People and Sports Illustrated.With analysts estimating an enterprise value of about $3.9 billion—a measure of what it could cost to buy a company—an... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night picks Liverpool for flagship event

World Book Night UK will be holding its main event in Liverpool this year, in a collaboration... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New book prize unveils sponsor

The Folio Society is unveiled as the sponsor of new £40,000 literary award which will hand out its first accolade in 2014. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel up for third major book award

Booker prize winner, Hilary Mantel, could be the first person to win all three major book prizes after being nominated for the Woman's Prize For Fiction. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Palin’s New Book: Yet Another Reason to Dread Xmas?

Harper Collins will publish Sarah Palin's latest book, “A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas", which will call for a renewed emphasis on the holiday’s religious importance. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC signs Claire Kendal in six-figure deal

HarperCollins has signed a deal for two psychological thrillers from debut Canadian author Claire... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: S&S, Good Books Sign Agreement

Simon & Schuster has entered into an agreement with Good Books for the sales, distribution and fulfillment in the United States, Canada and open market of all of its frontlist and backlist titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books added to inflation basket

E-books have been added to the basket of goods used to calculate the UK's rate of inflation, but Freeview set-top boxes are out. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Korean Book Sales Plummeted by 20% in 2012

Sales of new books in South Korea fell by 20% in 2012, according to a report from Statistics Korea, a situation that has Han Ki-ho, head of the Korean Publishing Market Research Institute, very concerned. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books added to ONS 'basket of goods'

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has added ebooks to the basket of goods and services... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Attempts to Rule the .Book Web Raises Hackles

The Association of American Publishers and the Authors Guild, are fighting Amazon's bid to own new global domain names including .book, .author, and .read. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A "Netflix for children's books"?

Sproutkin, a new web startup, is launching a children's book subscription service based on the Netflix model. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three lives saved by a children's book

Three boys who were camping in Queensland, Australia, escaped from quicksand using information gained in a book. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UIT Cambridge buys Devon's Green Books

UIT Cambridge has bought Devon-based publisher Green Books for an undisclosed sum. Green Books... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pichon wins Blue Peter Book Award

Schoolchildren from across the country have chosen Tom Gates: Genius Ideas, Mostly by Liz Pichon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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