Canadian Children's Book Week to Host 400+ Events from Coast to Coast

This Saturday, the 39th annual TD Canadian Children's Book Week kicks with 29 authors, illustrators, and storytellers participating in more than 400 book-related events across the country. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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E-book landscape shifts as DoJ rocks agency model

The future of the agency model looks uncertain this evening (11th April) after three giant US... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ Files E-book Price Fixing Lawsuit Against Apple

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five book publishers for alleged ebook price fixing the Wall Street Journal... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, Major Publishers Sued Over E-Book Pricing

The Department of Justice is accusing the companies of colluding to raise ebook prices by using the 'agency' model of ebook pricing. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Sues Apple, Publishers Over E-Book Pricing

The U.S. filed an antitrust lawsuit Wednesday against Apple Inc. and five of the nation's largest publishers, alleging they conspired to limit competition for the pricing of ebooks. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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"Some improvement" for books as March sunshine warms retail

The British Retail Consortium's (BRC) sales monitor for March has revealed "some... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US Sues Apple and Publishers Over e-Book Prices

The US accuses Apple and Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Simon and Schuster and Penguin of colluding over the prices of ebooks they sell. This lawsuit is over the firms' move to the agency model where publishers rather than sellers set price ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Candlelit readings to be held for World Book Night

  This year's volunteer givers for World Book Night (23rd April) are being encouraged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 most challenged books on the American Library Association's 2011 list

The 'ttyl' series by Lauren Myracle and 'The Color of Earth' by Kim Dong Hwa top the 2011 rankings of most challenged books. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Consumer Group: E-book Price Fixing Costs Big Bucks

E-book price fixing will cost consumers more than US$200 million this year, and U.S. antitrust authorities should take action against Apple and a group of... Continue reading at PC World

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Book reviews: 'Free Will,' 'Religion for Atheists'

The necessity of self-improvement and social betterment is thoughtfully explored in Sam Harris' and Alain de Botton's books.Free Will Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Book review: 'Suddenly, a Knock On the Door' by Etgar Keret

The author goes from one extreme to another in this wonderfully absurdist short-story collection.Suddenly, a Knock On the Door Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Book review: 'No Time Like the Present' by Nadine Gordimer

An interracial couple navigates modern life in South African in 'No Time Like the Present,' by Nadine Gordimer.No Time Like the Present Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Book review: 'The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens'

The author's exuberant use of words in private is as vivid as in public.The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Book Publicists Step into Publishing

Publishing companies typically incorporate publishing and marketing departments into their business models. February Partners, however, is doing things a little differently: the Manhattan boutique book publicity and marketing firm founded in the fall of 2010 by two industry veterans has just... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Reports Chart the Rise of E-books

Two new reports released in the past 10 days document the ebook market’s rapid growth in the U.S. and the U.K., and suggest that a significant global spike is close at hand. Among the major takeaways from the “Bowker Market Research Global eBook Monitor” or GeM, study, ebooks are beginning to... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-book revolution: We're reading more than ever

A study by the Pew Internet Project finds that consumers who use e-readers are buying more books. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Independents 'fight back' with London book market

A London book market founded by independent booksellers is to launch in Hackney, selling new and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Settlement Near on E-Book Pricing

Talks to resolve U.S. and European price-fixing probes into ebooks are heating up, with three international publishers inclined to settle the matter, according to people familiar with the matter. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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E-book price probe 'approaching resolution'

The European and US investigation into ebook pricing may be approaching resolution, say US press... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Incendio! Pottermore E-Book Sales on Fire.

$1.5 million worth of Harry Potter books sold in Pottermore's first three days online. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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