iBooks Bestsellers: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Strikes Gold

Kevin Kwan's 'Crazy Rich Asians' soars to the top of the Apple Store's iBooks bestsellers list on the strength of its film adaptation, which is now in theaters. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's bestselling titles of 2013 include Dan Brown, Khaled Hosseini

Amazon's 2013 list of bestselling adult titles includes Brown's 'Inferno' and Hosseini's 'And the Mountains Echoed,' while Veronica Roth's 'Allegiant' tops the children's bestseller list. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPC appoints Marcus Rich as new chief

DMG Media's commercial managing director will take over at magazine publisher in 2014, succeeded Sylvia AutonIPC Media has appointed Marcus Rich, commercial managing director of Daily Mail publisher DMG Media, as its new chief executive.Rich succeeds Sylvia Auton as head of the magazine giant,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Texas senator Ted Cruz is the star of a bestselling coloring book

The company Really Big Coloring Books Inc. says the book is already on its third printing. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown-trumping French bestseller due in English next year

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, which topped book charts across Europe, set for English publication in 2014A literary thriller that has sold almost a million copies in France and has knocked Dan Brown's Inferno off the top of bestseller lists across Europe this summer, will be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The E-Reading Software That's Better Than Kindle or iBooks

A new deal with Penguin UK means a greater variety of books for the insurgent platform.     Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2013-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Bestsellers: November 2013: New Titles Rule The Lists

Newcomers to the international bestseller lists locked down the top spots in several markets in October. Haruki Murakami’s much anticipated novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, the author’s first since 1Q84, hit #1 on Spain’s fiction list (Knopf will publish a translation... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage Posthumously Pubbing French Bestseller

Bestselling French author Gerard de Villiers, who died on Thursday, is now getting a posthumous crack at the U.S. market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Morrissey autobiography snags a US release date

'Autobiography' by Morrissey has become the fastest-selling memoir in the UK written by a musician, according to the work's publisher. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK’s YUDU Sees Future in Apple’s iBooks Platform. Do You?

British multi-platform publisher YUDU is favoring publishing in the robust iBooks platform over stand-alone apps, which entail greater expense and risk. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Comic Book Confronts Bipolar Disorder, Our Notions Of The "Crazy" Artist

As a long–time sufferer of bipolar disorder, comic book artist Elaine Will never really fit in. "Not even amongst other artists," she says. Will hated being called crazy. Even worse, she hated how people romanticized the idea of the "crazy artist," who turns out masterpieces in a manic state.... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple applies for iBook autograph patent

Apple has applied to create a patent for a system allowing authors to sign ebooks. This week,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Login Data the New Gold?

In case you haven’t heard, third-party cookies are dying. That means publishers’ first-party data is becoming more valuable than ever. But not all publisher data is created equal. The digital media world is elevating the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Ebooks Expands to 9 New Asian Countries

Google has expanded Play ebook sales to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and New Zealand. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BIS Select Committee: government 'wrong on gold open access'

The Business, Innovation and Skills select committee has criticised the government's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J K Rowling takes top two spots in bestseller charts

J K Rowling's The Casual Vacancy (Sphere) and her pseudonymous The Cuckoo's Calling (... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House dominates bestseller charts

In the week when Penguin Random House came into being, the combined group has dominated the top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Has First Million Copy Bestseller: What Next?

Amazon Publishing announces that the Hangman's Daughter series is their first million seller. Is it a cause for concern? Celebration? Or merely surprise that it took this long? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NSA surveillance puts George Orwell's '1984' on bestseller lists

Big Brother is watching. And people are reading.Big Brother is watching. And people are reading. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patty Marks: Sex, Romance, and Erotic Bestsellers

The beginnings of Ellora’s Cave, the Akron, Ohio–based publisher of erotic romance fiction, have become something of a publishing business legend. Tina M. Engler, a single mom at the time, began writing the kind of romance novels she wanted to read—novels written with explicit descriptions of... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Publishers in South Korea Gaming Their Bestseller Lists?

Allegations of stockpiling and best-seller list manipulation have rocked the publishing world in South Korea as publishers combat decreasing book sales. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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