Google Play Now Selling Books and Movies in Russia

A week after Apple opened the Russian iTunes Store, users can now download books and movies from the Russian Google Play Store. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The movies and books we'd give as gifts

"Stick to tech," you might be thinking right now. Well, in a way, we are. No, we're not pop culture critics, and hardcover books aren't gadgets. But our gift guide wouldn't be complete without some DVD (OK, fine, Blu-ray) recs, and what is our taste... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-11-11 06:30:00 UTC ]
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To Sell More Books, S&S Hits the Road

The S&S Selects PrePub Tour sends authors of books due out next season from Simon & Schuster’s five adult imprints across the country to schmooze with literary tastemakers around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fusion GPS Founders to Publish Book on Trump’s Ties With Russia

Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch argue that the now-infamous Steele dossier was largely accurate. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-10-14 18:46:29 UTC ]
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Rare Harry Potter Book Sells for Lots and Lots of Galleons: Critical Linking, October 13, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-13 10:30:06 UTC ]
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Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction

Industry output in Russia continues to slide, according to figures cited by the market's book chamber, even as book prices rise. The post Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-02 03:20:55 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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‘The Goldfinch’ movie left a lot of the book out — but not what you’d expect

Director John Crowley and screenwriter Peter Straughan dutifully include every plot point. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-13 14:43:27 UTC ]
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Sharjah and Russia Sign Cultural Agreement at Moscow International Book Fair

Part of Sharjah's program of 'collaborations with knowledge-based cultural centers,' the deal was signed while the emirate was the Moscow fair's guest city. The post Sharjah and Russia Sign Cultural Agreement at Moscow International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-08 21:23:19 UTC ]
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Level the Playing Field for Books In Translation

A Slovenian editor says withholding a manuscript for translation is bad business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Share Books and Movies Through Amazon Household

The retail giant offers a way to share your Prime benefits—including Kindle titles, audiobooks, and free Prime shipping—with others in your home. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher accused of 'ripping off' best-selling book on racism

Ben Lindsay’s We Need To Talk About Race has similar cover and title to prizewinning book by Reni Eddo-LodgeThe publisher of a new book about racism in the UK has been accused of “ripping off” Reni Eddo-Lodge’s best-selling polemic Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, after... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-18 17:51:47 UTC ]
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Books and movies to wed! HarperCollins and Sony Pictures are committing to a long-term relationship.

Though books have been supplying the movie and tv industries with storylines since the dawn of the talkie, the rise of streaming content over the last five years has created a desperate need for more (MORE we scream as we toggle endlessly after binge-worthy distraction from the hell of the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-17 14:53:33 UTC ]
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Chener Books modernises with Google digital revamp scheme

A 40-year-old independent bookshop in London has undergone a digital transformation after its owner signed up to a Google project which pairs young people with businesses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 12:35:21 UTC ]
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Once a book selling giant, Barnes & Noble sold to hedge fund

The one-time bookselling giant is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million. The national chain that many blamed for the demise of independent bookstores has been ravaged by Am…; and other... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-07 15:58:20 UTC ]
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Slimming cookbook becomes fastest selling non-fiction book since records began

Pinch of Nom by Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone sold 210,000 copies in three days, toppling Jamie Oliver and Peter KayFrom cheesecake-stuffed strawberries to diet cola chicken, a collection of slimming recipes which started life as a food blog has toppled political tomes and celebrity memoirs... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2019: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

PW's London Briefcase highlights top titles that publishers will be touting at this year's London Book Fair, set for March 12-14 at Olympia London. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite Selling Millions of Books, Novelist Nick Hornby Still Can’t Tell if He’s Good Enough

With Fever Pitch, About a Boy, and High Fidelity, Nick Hornby created a niche penning romantic comedies from the male perspective and launching the crush-worthy careers of Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, and John Cusack on both sides of the pond. Then he went on to prove that he can deftly embody a... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beacon Nabs New Book by Its Fastest-Selling Author

Beacon Press has announced plans to release a new work by Robin DiAngelo, whose 2018 book 'White Fragility' has become the fastest-selling book in the house's history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is That a Hand? Glitches Reveal Google Books' Human Scanners

Google Books exist in an intangible digital realm—one propped up by manual labor. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier sells US children’s publisher Little Bee Books

Swedish publishing conglomerate Bonnier has sold US children’s publisher Little Bee Books to its founding executive management. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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