E-book royalty debate reignited

Author Nick Harkaway has called for authors to be offered a greater share of royalties from e-... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman | 'I can only hope that my books encourage further debate and discussion'

This August, former Waterstones children's laureate Malorie Blackman will release the conclusion to her Noughts & Crosses series, Endgame (Penguin Random House Children’s UK). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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While offensive TV shows get pulled, problematic books are still inspiring debate and conversation

A look at how people have engaged with “Huck Finn” and “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” over time offers a snapshot of who we were and are. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist

Booksellers in French-language Canada are required to carry extensive backlist titles but say sales of them are slow and require staff training. The post In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury | picture book royalty join forces

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Publish or Plug In? Debating Academic Books and Digital Dynamics

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Trade Show Notes: London Book Fair Hosts Fair Use Debate; BookExpo Announces Author-Speakers

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How Rewarding Are Book Awards? Australia’s Industry Debates the Costs

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Author Drops E-book Royalty Suit Against S&S; Is Wiley Next?

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Author Sues S&S Over E-book Royalties

Author Sheldon Blau has filed a class action suit alleging that the publisher is paying improper royalty rates on digital sales. But S&S says they have never published a digital edition of Blau's title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Book Week: trade and academy join for seven days of debate and discussion

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The stunning Surface Book may reignite PC maker hostility towards Microsoft

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Authors Guild Slams 'Inadequate' E-book Royalty

The Authors Guild is asking bestselling authors to push back against the industry's reigning 25% ebook royalty rate "on behalf of all authors, as well as themselves.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Royalties and industry image debated at PA a.g.m

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Checking In on the Digital Royalty Debate

A few years ago, the topic of the digital royalty rate came up at nearly every publishing conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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