Braithwaite, Rankin and Wesolowski make Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards shortlist

Booker Prize longlistee Oyinkan Braithwaite has made the shortlist for the 2019 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards with Ian Rankin and Matt Wesolowski each bagging two nominations.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 09:47:48 UTC ]
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2023 National Book Award Shortlists Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the 2022 National Book Award longlists. Five finalists in each of the five categories will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The New PublisHer Stand Makes Its Frankfurt Debut

The new PublisHer stand, first seen at this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair, will be in Hall 5.1 at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post The New PublisHer Stand Makes Its Frankfurt Debut appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-02 21:30:40 UTC ]
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Amazon restricts authors from self-publishing more than three books a day after AI concerns

The company announced the new limitations after an influx of suspected AI-generated material was listed for sale but said that ‘very few’ publishers will be affectedAmazon has created a new rule limiting the number of books that authors can self-publish on its site to three a day, after an... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-20 16:22:58 UTC ]
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Self-publishers must declare if content sold on Amazon’s site is AI-generated

Retailer announces new rules for its Kindle Direct Publishing forum after complaints about AI-produced works being sold under human writers’ namesAmazon has introduced new rules and guidance for Kindle books generated by artificial intelligence tools, including the requirement that authors... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-11 17:08:53 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Kindle Kids e-reader is $40 off right now

Amazon has the company’s Kindle Kids e-reader on sale for 33 percent off right now. Its $80 price (usually $120) is nearly as low as it was on Prime Day, making it an ideal time to surprise your little one(s) with the gift of distraction-free reading. The device is an Engadget recommendation in... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-07-25 19:20:11 UTC ]
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Amazon's New European Sourcing Policies Raise Concerns for U.S. Publishers

A decision by the e-tailer, to stop importing books from U.S. publishers that are destined to be sold in its stores in Europe in favor of sourcing them locally, is leading to higher costs and lost sales, publishers contend. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle falls back to $80 in e-reader sale

The season of sitting outside in the sun and reading is upon us — and, fortunately, so is a sale on Kindle e-readers. Amazon is running a deal on its adult and kids Kindles, with the original model down from $100 to $80 — a 16 percent discount. At this price, the base model is just short of its... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-06-12 10:55:39 UTC ]
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Court to Hear Bids by Amazon, Publishers to Dismiss Revived Price Fixing Case

The hearing on the revived case comes some 10 months after magistrate judge Valerie Figueredo found insufficient evidence for the initial case to proceed. The suit accuses Amazon and the Big Five publishers of a conspiracy to fix e-book prices, a claim the publishers insist is "implausible" and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkish Publishers’ ‘Freedom of Thought and Expression’ Award

The Turkish Publishers Association honors a house fighting seven cases of effective bans on books considered 'harmful to minors.' The post Turkish Publishers’ ‘Freedom of Thought and Expression’ Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-05-27 03:41:29 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing’s World Book Day #ReadTheWorld Giveaway

The World Book Day promotion from Amazon Publishing this year offers international reads from several imprints and nine countries. The post Amazon Publishing’s World Book Day #ReadTheWorld Giveaway appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-25 16:30:04 UTC ]
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Definitive proof that publishing your novel won’t make you happy.

Hug an author today! Fifty-four percent of debut authors responding to Bookseller survey said the process had a negative impact on their mental health—equally likely to feel bummed out whether they pubbed with a Big Four or an indie publisher. One, quoted anonymously in The Bookseller’s report,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-24 15:32:12 UTC ]
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Survey Finds Self-Published Authors Making Gains

The median income for self-published authors increased substantially in 2022 compared to 2021, to $12,749 last year—more than the median for authors published by traditional houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards: Trade and ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists

The British Book Awards contenders for Book Trade and Book of the Year are announced, with the shortlists consisting of 29 categories. The post British Book Awards: Trade and ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-03-21 15:55:40 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Shortlists: Translation, Publishing and Tech, and Arab Culture

Selected from a total 469 nominations, these are the shortlists of three of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award's nine categories in its 17th edition. The post Sheikh Zayed Shortlists: Translation, Publishing and Tech, and Arab Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-03-20 09:32:21 UTC ]
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Publishers are cynically using ‘sensitivity readers’ to protect their bottom lines | Zoe Dubno

As books become intellectual property assets, publishers become asset managers trying to future-proof their toxic investmentsThe news that many of Roald Dahl’s books had been edited by the publisher Puffin to excise “offensive references to gender and race” has unleashed a brouhaha among the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-09 11:20:19 UTC ]
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England’s Young Writer of the Year Award Names Its Shortlist

This four-title shortlist for the Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Trust Young Writer of the Year Award is to yield a winner by mid-March. The post England’s Young Writer of the Year Award Names Its Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-13 16:16:05 UTC ]
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Announcing The Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

The Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award is given annually to the best work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry by a British or Irish author of 35 or under. Here at the British Council, we're proud to work with the Prize to support the selected writers early in their... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2023-02-13 14:40:41 UTC ]
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“Phenomenal” woman Meena Harris makes the leap from t-shirt branding to book publishing

Phenomenal Media, a company launched by Kamala Harris’ niece that celebrates underrepresented women, is debuting a new partnership with Hachette Books. In 2016, Meena Harris started designing statement t-shirts that quite literally made a statement. Her most famous one read “Phenomenal Woman,”... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-01-24 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Kids e-readers are up to $50 off right now

Amazon is selling the 2022 Kindle Kids at a discount for the first time since it was released in September last year. The e-reader is currently on sale for $85 or $35 less than its retail price of $120. If your child wants a device with a bigger screen, though, the Kindle Paperwhite for Kids is... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-01-20 12:40:21 UTC ]
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How Publishers Make Old Books New Again

Pluck any classic novel from a bookstore shelf and it will most likely feature an introduction by a contemporary writer. Especially inspired pairing of authors can imbue an old text with new relevance, highlight its enduring influence, or even become a new selling point for a backlist title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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