Fairfax claims City Section Open Division title with 60-53 defeat of Westchester

Westchester hoped the third time would be the charm Saturday night in the City Section Open Division boys’ basketball final at L.A. Southwest College. Instead, Los Angeles Fairfax’s athleticism and depth again proved to be too much as it grinded its way to a 60-53 victory in a highly anticipated... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Bloomsbury acquires "perfect" Lady Cyclist title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 08:25 Bloomsbury has acquired world rights, following a "heated" five-way auction, to A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgari by debut novelist Suzanne Joinson. Editorial director Helen Garnons-Williams bought the novel in a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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TV Book Club titles take £3m through the tills

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 15:17 Just shy of £3m has been spent on the 10 titles of More 4's latest "TV Book Club" in 2011, with sales over the series up 2% on the 2010 selections and against an overall book market decline of 7%. A grand total of 506,200... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstone's rolling out new teen sections next month

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 09:29 Waterstone’s is to roll out new teen sections to around 100 of its stores from April, following a pilot in four stores that began last summer. While figures were not available, Waterstone’s said it was “very pleased” with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin acquires "riveting" Northern Ireland murder title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 08:33 Penguin has bought what promises to be a "riveting" account of one of the biggest murder cases in Northern Ireland, featuring infidelity, laughing gas and a confession 20 years after the event. Penguin Ireland m.d.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PA's Mollet rebuts Myers' distribution claims

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 09:35 The Publishers Association has dismissed Waterstone's m.d. Dominic Myers' view that £150m of costs could be cut from the supply chain as being "vastly wide of the mark". At the recent Independent Publishers Guild... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dictator dentistry wins odd title prize

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 00:05 A book advising dentists to manage their practices according to the leadership techniques of a legendary Mongolian warlord has been voted the winner of the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Appstore for Android Opens, Magazines Wait

With the recent reports from Bloomberg News that Android is one of the fastest operating systems currently on the market, it is no surprise that the system has introduced a new appstore in partnership with Amazon.com, Inc., which launched on Tuesday. "Custome Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Mainstream, J R Books and Pan to rush Elizabeth Taylor titles

Written By: Katie Allen and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 15:48 Mainstream, J R Books, Pan and Faber are to rush publication of titles on Elizabeth Taylor, after the Oscar-winning film star died today [23rd March]. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Conde Nast Looking to Open Reddit to Investors

Looks like Conde Nast might be putting “Voice of the Internet” Reddit on the lot. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Hachette to bring French out of copyright titles into print

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 16:45 Hachette Livre and the French National Library (BnF) have signed a print-on-demand agreement for the publisher to sell through bookshops out-of-copyright works from the BnF’s online library Gallica. An initial 15,000 titles... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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WBN titles receive major sales boost

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:16 Sales of the 25 titles given away as freebies on World Book Night continue to confound the critics, as the public snap up the selections at three times the rate in March this year as they did last year, on average. In total,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Foyles Bristol to open 24th March

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:53 Foyles' new Bristol branch will open on 24th March, with former manager of Bristol University bookshop, Darren Tanner, appointed as manager. Tanner will report to divisional manager Susan Sinclair. The shop will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins acquires Jermaine Jackson title

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 14:59 HarperCollins has bought a book by Jermaine Jackson about the life of his pop star brother Michael. World rights to You are Not Alone: Michael, Through a Brother's Eyes were bought by Natalie Jerome, publishing director for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New iBooks update opens door to fully illustrated publishing

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:45 Apple's latest version of its iBooks app, which allows ebooks to have a pictorial layout similar to printed books and supports full page illustrations, has been hailed by one publisher as being "the beginning of a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers

Taiwan's international airport has opened what it calls the world's first in-transit e-library, offering 400 ebook titles to ease waiting-hall boredom while... Continue reading at PC World

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Sales of World Book Night titles 'double'

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 16:27 Sales of the selected 25 World Book Night titles soared by over 100% at W H Smith, amid a wider trade sales boost, following television coverage, events and book giveaways to mark its inaugural year. On 5th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Three Alaa Al Aswany titles to Canongate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 15:46 Canongate has bought three books by the Egyptian writer Alaa Al Aswany, including one on the recent revolution in Egypt. Publishing director Anya Serota bought UK & Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada, ANZ and India) to a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon has '80% online share', claims new survey

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 09/03/2011 - 09:48 Ten times as many people shop at Amazon than online at Waterstone's, a survey has revealed, while more than half of respondents bought books online. The research, carried out by the Institute of Direct Marketing,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google c.e.o. title to John Murray

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 09/03/2011 - 08:39 John Murray has acquired a title by the c.e.o. of Google after a seven-publisher auction. M.d. Roland Phillips acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in a "major" deal to Empire of the Mind: The Dawn of the Techno-Political Age.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Gormenghast title at the centre of Mervyn Peake’s centenary celebration

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 16:44 The never-before published fourth part in the Gormenghast trilogy will form part of an extensive period of publishing to mark Mervyn’s Peake’s centenary. Vintage will publish Titus Awakes by Mervyn Peake and his late wife Maeve... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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