European study into e-reading launches next week

A new European Commission-funded project will study whether or not reading digitally changes people’s comprehension of the text they consume. The Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitisation (EREAD) research will launch next week in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and carry on until autumn 2017 at locations around Europe, involving scholars from multiple disciplines, including the arts, humanities, social sciences and neuro-sciences. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Authors readied to support strong Independent Booksellers Week

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 08:45 Edmund de Waal, Maggie O’Farrell and Tony Parsons are among the authors lined up to take part in Independent Booksellers Week. The week of events, in association with the Booksellers Association, will take place between... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage launches digital campaign for debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 14:12 Vintage Publishing's Harvill Secker is launching a digital marketing campaign for one of its autumn debuts, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, teaming up with Failbetter Games. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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B&N launches new Nook and eyes international market

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:40 Barnes & Noble c.e.o. William Lynch has said he is looking at international opportunities for its Nook ebook reader, as it announced a new touchscreen device today. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Second week at the top for Madeleine memoir

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:55 Kate McCann's Madeleine (Bantam Press) was comfortably the bestselling book at UK booksellers for the second week running, selling 63,909 copies in its first full week on sale. It brings total sales of the hardback edition of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Beautiful Books launches summer campaign

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 08:46 Beautiful Books has launched its own summer reading campaign, providing POS material and an extra 5% off the selected titles ordered by independent bookshops. The four titles being promoted through the Go Against the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Food News Media Launches Mobile Magazine, Restaurant Management

Durham, North Carolina-based Food News Media, a b-to-b publisher serving the food and restaurant industry, has introduced Restaurant Management, a mobile magazine targeting full-service restaurateurs and executives. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Amazon.com launches second publishing imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 14:47 Amazon.com has announced the launch of its second publishing imprint this month, with Thomas & Mercer to focus on mysteries and thrillers. The imprint is named after the streets that flank Amazon's Seattle headquarters and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Random launches libraries "buddying" scheme

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 15:26 Random House has soft launched a libraries "buddying" scheme and is in talks with The Reading Agency and others to roll it out for further publishers, the Book Industry Conference heard this morning (16th May). read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bidders given two weeks to make Waterstone's move

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 09:10 Bidders for Waterstone's have a reported two weeks to express a formal interest in the chain, as parent HMV Group said it was in "advanced discussions" over a sale. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First George Orwell festival launched

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America 'exploring' World Book Night launch

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 11/05/2011 - 15:41 America wants to hold its own World Book Night following in the footsteps of the UK. The American Booksellers Association said it is "exploring" the possibility of replicating "a version" of the event, which saw 20,000 people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 15:50 Book sales bounced back after a dire seven days in the week of the Royal Wedding in which physical book sales plummeted to an eight-year low. According to Nielsen BookScan data, spending in the seven days to 7th May was up... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Titchmarsh to launch novelist contest

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Blackwell launches textbook rental

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Amazon.com launches romance imprint

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Granta launches Italian edition

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Sales slump to eight-year low in Royal Wedding week

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