Hummingbird Digital Media in E-book Deal with ABA

Hummingbird Digital Media has reached a non-exclusive marketing partnership with the ABA under which ABA members will have another option to sell ebooks from their websites. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Facebook 'Idiot's Guide' Inadvertently Makes Case for E-Books

Writing a how-to book in a static medium like paper about something as dynamic as Facebook is challenging at best and at worst...well...idiocy. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New digital short works series for Penguin

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:22 Penguin is launching a digital series of exclusive short works called Penguin Shorts, releasing nine titles by authors including Helen Dunmore, Toby Young and Colm Toibin. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kelman shortlisted for Guardian First Book Award

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:15 Stephen Kelman's Pigeon English (Bloomsbury) has made the shortlist of the £10,000 Guardian First Book Award, equaling its achievement on the Man Booker Prize this year, with Down the Rabbit Hole by Juan Pablo Villalobos... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kindle launches Daily Deals with discounted Ridpath

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 15:50 Amazon.co.uk has launched a Kindle Daily Deal promotion, selling one chosen title a day at a heavily discounted price. It began its promotion today (14th November) with Where the Shadows Lie by Michael Ridpath (Corvus)–... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rooney strikes back with new HC book

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:20 HarperCollins is publishing a new book by Wayne Rooney, having dismissed suggestions that it was on the brink of renegotiating the lucrative contract it has with the Manchester United and England striker. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Guardian First Book shortlist heads Down the Rabbit Hole

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:12 Stephen Kelman's Pigeon English (Bloomsbury) has made the shortlist of the £10,000 Guardian First Book Award, equaling its achievement on the Man Booker Prize this year, with Down the Rabbit Hole by Juan Pablo Villalobos... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Random House of Canada Tests New Book Tour Model

Random House of Canada is experimenting with a different kind of book tour this fall--one that guarantees book sales from every person attending a launch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ribblestrop scoops Guardian Children's Book Award

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:30 Return to Ribblestrop by Andy Mulligan (Simon & Schuster Children's Books) has been awarded the Guardian Children's Book Award, beating off shortlisted titles including David Almond's My Name is Mina and Simon Mason's Moon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Green and Heaton secure post-Frankfurt deals

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 11/11/2011 - 11:02 Agency Greene & Heaton has reported a run of deals post-Frankfurt, as well as success during the Fair, with HarperCollins snapping up a debut at auction. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dwell First Media Company to Partner with E-Commerce Platform OpenSky

“We believe contextualized commerce is the future,” says Michela O’Connor Abrams, president and publisher of Dwell. “We believe everybody, no matter from which point they’re starting, now is going in that direction.” Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Digital Devices Riding High

When the e-reader tablet wars heat up this holiday season, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other companies will be selling their wares to a consumer market that is growing increasingly comfortable with digital reading. According to BISG’s final report in volume two of its “Consumer Attitudes... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ziff Davis Realigns Management of eWEEK for Digital Transition

In the wake of its recent announcement to convert to an all-digital portfolio, Ziff Davis Enterprise realigns its eWEEK editorial staff. This translates to the division of eWEEK editor-in-chief duties between two staffers: Scott Ferguson and Chris Preimesberger. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Bodley Head buys book from Blair's ex-chief of staff

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 15:52 Tony Blair's former chief of staff is writing a book for The Bodley Head about the intricacies of negotiations between governments and terrorist organisations. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Australian book industry moves to ease import restrictions

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:15 Australia’s publishers have moved to compromise in the battle to protect their industry from parallel importing. According to a report from Inside Retail, the Book Industry Strategy Group (BISG) has made a recommendation to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Attic Brand Media falls into administration after 22 years

Attic Brand Media, the customer and consumer magazine publisher behind Kick and National Geographic Kids, has fallen into administration after 22 years, according to sources. Continue reading at Media Week

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Haynes tops Amazon's best books of 2011

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 08:12 Amazon.co.uk has chosen Elizabeth Haynes' debut Into the Darkest Corner (Myriad Editions) as its best book of 2011, as part of a top 50 selection made "after thoughtful consideration and lengthy debate", and taking into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Japan's Rakuten to Acquire E-book Retailer Kobo

Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten said on Tuesday that it plans to acquire Canadian ebook and e-reader company Kobo in a bid to expand in the area of media... Continue reading at PC World

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‘The Great Big Book of Horrible Things,’ by Matthew White

Matthew White, a self-described “atrocitologist,” at the African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Industry struggling with digital skills lag

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 15:57 The books industry is not doing enough to attract and train staff to take advantage of the surge in ebook sales, this year’s Digital Book Census survey from The Bookseller has found. The survey of more than 2,200 people, nearly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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French VAT rise threat to books

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 09:26 French prime minister François Fillon has announced that the reduced VAT rate applying to books would be raised from 5.5% to 7% from 1st January as part of a fresh economic austerity package to help rein in France’s massive... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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