Hachette UK offers NHS staff free e-books

Hachette UK has set up a new website to offer NHS workers across the country free e-books to thank them for their dedication during the pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 14:51:17 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre, including Hachette UK staff, will not attend LBF

No staff members from Hachette Livre will be attending London Book Fair, the publisher has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 09:43:47 UTC ]
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Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK furlough 10% of workers

Both Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK have revealed they are furloughing roughly 10% of their overall workforces.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 07:24:49 UTC ]
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Rough Guides offers free e-book during pandemic lockdown

Rough Guides is offering a free e-book to customers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 05:10:16 UTC ]
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Haymarket Books Offering 10 Free Ebooks to Support Social Distancing

You can now download ten free ebooks on social and economic justice from Haymarket Books to read while social distancing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 15:10:47 UTC ]
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Libraries Offer Free—Readable—E-book Version of 'The Mueller Report'

By publishing a real, functional ebook edition of 'The Mueller Report,' the nation's libraries are picking up where the federal government slacked off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen and Vodafone offer free book about social media safety

Vodafone Foundation, the telecommunications company's charitable arm, and Andersen Press are offering parents a free children’s book about using social media responsibly. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP offers free dictionary access to UK state schools

Oxford University Press (OUP) is offering primary and secondary schools in the UK free access to the online Oxford English Dictionary to mark the company’s 90th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors' fury at website offering free book downloads

Authors including Philip Pullman, Robin Stevens and Maz Evans are "furious" about a website offering free illegal downloads of their books. OceanofPDF.com offers users free PDF or Epub downloads of some bestselling authors’ books, including eight Philip Pullman titles, 14 books by Malorie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free speech groups praise UK decision to publish tell-all Trump book

Free speech groups have praised Little, Brown’s decision to release Michael Wolff’s tell-all book on Donald Trump’s presidency despite the UK’s strict libel laws and legal threats from the president. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop offers free books for life

London-based independent bookshop Heywood Hill is to award one reader its Library of a Lifetime prize which will see the winner "never have to buy a book again". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK offers financial education workshops for under-30s

Hachette UK is investing in financial education workshops for under-30s to be offered to staff "several times a year in line with demand". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House, MTA Offer Free E-books to NYC Straphangers

Under the new Subway Reads promotion, NYC commuters will be able to download free ebooks via free wi-fi installed at 175 subway stations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group Reorganizes Sales Staff

Hachette Book Group has announced a restructuring of its sales staff in the wake of its acquisition of Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette, Booktrack Partner to Offer Teens E-Books with Music

Booktrack technology can supply a publisher's digital titles with a customizable movie-like soundtrack as well as sound effects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon offers to donate Hachette book proceeds to charity

Amazon has reportedly offered Authors United, a group of writers protesting against the online... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette lays off 3% of staff amid book prices row with Amazon

US publisher will cut staff as 'cost-saving initiative' while row with Amazon continues to hamper ability to sell booksHachette, the multinational book publisher embroiled in a public spat with Amazon, announced that it will be laying off about 3% of its staff on Thursday."Today, we had to make... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Nook makes 'free book and magazine offer' to Windows 8 users

On Wednesday, Nook Media -- Barnes & Noble subsidiary -- announced that Windows 8 users can take advantage of a "free book and magazine offer", available for a limited period of time, after installing the Nook app. All that users have to do is download the Nook app -- which is available for... Continue reading at Betanews

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Sony offers first Harry Potter book free with new reader

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:51 Readers will be able to download the ebook of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone for free with the limited edition model of the new Sony Reader. Further details have emerged about the Reader, which is set to go on sale in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book sales at Hachette UK now 5% and catching US

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 03/05/2011 - 11:42 E-book sales at Hachette UK quadrupled in the first quarter of 2011 and are more than 5% of HUK’s trade sales, the company revealed today (3rd May), adding that it was beginning to catch up with the US, where ebooks now account... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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