Green Tree signs 'major' new work on happiness

Bloomsbury imprint Green Tree has sign a "major" new work from journalist Jonathan Rauch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Big Newspaper Publishers Cut Work Force 7% in 2011

While 2011 saw fewer announcements of layoffs and buyouts in the newspaper industry than previous years, attrition continued quietly and relentlessly, with the nation’s biggest newspaper publishers trimming their combined work forces by 7.2 ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers sign hot books ahead of LBF

Publishers have made a flurry of "major" acquisitions and additions to their schedules... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kurt Vonnegut: unpublished work released through Kindle

A Vonnegut novella titled 'Basic Training,' about a young man visiting an eccentric relative, is available through Kindle only. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hardie Grant signs cookery blog book

Hardie Grant UK has signed a vegetarian cookery title based on the blog Green Kitchen Stories.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle app for Android updated with Send-to-Kindle functionality, lets you sling documents to green little robots everywhere

Fan of reading, you maverick you? Well if you're rocking an Android device, head on over to the Market Google Play and hit update on that Kindle app, as the online retailer from the Northwest has some fresh bits waiting for you. New today is access to a bevy of illustrated content -- like... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline signs Rafa Benitez’s dreams

Headline has acquired a book by former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez, with Champions League... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Major change" predicted for French ebook market

An advisory body to the French prime minister has predicted that ebooks are about to shake up... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador signs "astonishing" Rebecca Wait

Picador has acquired a debut novel by a 24-year-old UK author in a "closely fought"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Works revamps book range

The Works is enhancing its retail experience around books, creating genre sections, themed window... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google gives us some insight on the inner workings of Google Translate

Google may have started out as a search engine, but the scope of its services has grown considerably in the 20-plus years since its origin. Of the many products in its grand stable, Google Translate has become a workhorse platform, lending its multi-lingual chops to Chrome, Google +, Android,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fleming estate signs 007 deal

Ian Fleming's James Bond back catalogue is getting a relaunch after his estate signs a new book deal. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Amanda Knox's Ex-Boyfriend Signs Book Deal

Raffaele Sollecito, the Italian student who was dating Ms. Knox when they were both charged with murder in 2007, will write his own memoir, for an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MacLehose Press signs Stead and Bail

Quercus Books imprint MacLehose Press has acquired two new titles by Australasian authors C K... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French government to digitize out-of-print 20th century works, plans ebook initiative

It's a case of having one's cake and eating it, too. Or, in this instance, digitizing the works of others and reselling them online for a 40 percent cut. According to Le Temps, a controversial new law recently passed by the French government will see out-of-print books from the 20th century... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can the BuzzFeed Formula Work For Real News?

BuzzFeed, the meme-centric social news site known for its reserves of offbeat content and silly cat photos, is stockpiling journalists—serious ones. Last week, it announced the hire of award-winning Rolling Stone writer Michael Hastings, adding to an impressive roster of reporters that include... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2012-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins signs Bill Granger

Collins has signed a new cookery title from Australian chef Bill Granger. Lizzy Gray, editorial... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where the Major Papers Stand

The recession, combined with the boom in readers turning away from print and to the Web, was a one-two-punch that forced most major American newspapers to cut back their book review coverage—or drop their review sections altogether Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amanda Knox signs book deal

Knox, who had her murder conviction overturned in October, will publish a memoir through HarperCollins. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Communications buys majority stake in Colman Getty

Communications agency Four Communications Group has bought a 60% stake in consultancy Colman... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French authors contest new law on orphan works

French authors have been signing a petition contesting a law for scanning and selling orphan and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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