Fitzcarraldo bags Apostol's ‘innovative’ novel

Fitzcarraldo Editions has snapped up Filipino novelist Gina Apostol's "startlingly innovative" novel, Insurrecto. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo eReader Touch Edition packs bags for Japan, books flight for July

Rakuten's $315 million buyout of Kobo will bear some e-reader fruit come July. The e-tailer's CEO and chairman, Hiroshi Mikitani, announced plans to release the Kobo eReader Touch Edition in Japan next month for 10,000 yen (on par with its $130 US sticker price). Timing is key, of course --... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PBC 2012: Excellence and Innovation Take Center Stage

By James Sturdivant The 2012 Publishing Business Conference & Expo brought together more than 1,300 industry experts and solutions providers for three days of education, idea sharing and opportunity at the... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2012-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freak show tale bags six-figure deal

Hot pre-Fair debut The Palace of Curiosities by poet and performance artist Rosie Garland has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier bags Barbie rights

Bonnier Publishing has acquired the UK master publishing rights for fashion doll brand, Barbie.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MPA Event Panelists: Innovation on the Digital Newsstand Is Key

Imagine bundling your publication's content with that of your competitor's. That was one interesting theory explored at the MPA Digital: Swipe conference on tablets, e-readers and smartphones. Panelists speaking on the digital newsstand debated several best practices that publishers should be... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate bags Gray short stories

Canongate is to publish the complete short stories of Lanark author Alasdair Gray, after... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber, Unbound and Rebecca Smart win at FutureBook Innovation Awards

Faber, Nosy Crow, Dorling Kindersley and Harvill Secker were the winners at the FutureBook... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Innovation Awards shortlist revealed

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 09:30 Books apps from Faber, NosyCrow, Penguin, HarperCollins and Transworld have been shortlisted for the FutureBook Innovation Awards, while new companies including 24Symbols, Anobii, and Unbound have been shortlisted in the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S bags Lynda Bellingham in two-book fiction deal

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 10:53 Actress and “Loose Women” co-presenter Lynda Bellingham has signed a two-book deal with Simon & Schuster to write commercial women's fiction. Publishing director Suzanne Baboneau signed the deal with Gordon Wise at Curtis... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pratchett retains pole as Barnes bags Booker boost

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:51 Terry Pratchett's Snuff (Doubleday) was narrowly the bestselling book in the UK last week, outselling Martina Cole's 18th novel, The Faithless (Headline), by just 768 copies. Snuff, which last week became the fastest-selling... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus bags 50 Cent bullying tale

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 13:05 Quercus has bought a children's book by US rapper 50 Cent. Playground, for the 12-plus age group, is a semi-autobiographical novel on the subject of schoolyard bullying. Children's editorial director Roison Heycock bought UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook buys innovative ebook publisher Push Pop Press

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:14 Facebook has bought the innovative ebook publisher Push Pop Press but will not use the company to publish ebooks. The giant social networking website will instead use PPP's platform and technology to give "people even richer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG to host a 'meet the innovators' session

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 08/06/2011 - 07:35 The Independent Publishers will host on 30th June a "meet the developers" session with IC tomorrow, part of the Technology Strategy Board, a Government-backed body that works to promote growth through innovation. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Book Prices Fuel Outrage--and Innovation

A pricing war among the big guns of the book industry is causing pain at the checkout screen, but sprouting new opportunities for writers and readers. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovation in The Adirondacks

Peru, N.Y., a small town on Lake Champlain with a population of 6,400, might seem like an unlikely spot for a publisher to set up shop. But it didn't deter Lawrence Gooley and his partner, Jill McKee. Seven years ago they founded Bloated Toe Enterprises there, which includes Bloated Toe... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Says Microsoft Patent Lawsuit Threatens Innovation

Google took a slap at Microsoft on Tuesday, saying the software giant's patent lawsuit against bookseller Barnes & Noble's Android-based e-reader stifles... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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