In undelivered speeches, history’s alternate paths

An apology for D-Day's failure, Hillary Clinton's victory address and other remarks that were never given. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Metallica history to Faber

Faber has acquired the "definitive" two-volume history of heavy metal band Metallica,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sykes makes history donation to London schools

Author Adrian Sykes, with his publisher David Campbell, of Everyman's Library, is to donate a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Library Alternative

In November, when Penguin abruptly announced it was pulling its frontlist ebooks from library lending programs, the move was widely perceived as a response to Amazon—and a warning that, whatever the outcome of this latest struggle over ebooks, libraries are poised to become collateral damage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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History Press makes redundancies, grows digital

The History Press is in consultation with a "small number" of staff over redundancies,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Whiting takes double history for L,B

Little, Brown non-fiction publishing director Tim Whiting has sealed two "strong" deals... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The History Press shrinks pre-tax losses

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 15:35 The History Press has shrunk pre-tax losses to under £1m for 2010, down from £1.4m the previous year. Using an EBITA measure (recorded earnings before interest, tax and depreciation) the company recorded earnings of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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History Press Marches On

In a time of change in the book industry, the History Press, an independent publisher in Charleston, S.C., is doing a brisk business in titles designed specifically for local markets. From 20 books in its inaugural year of 2004, History Press is on track to release 325 books in 2011. The company... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fortune Releases Steve Jobs History E-Book

"All About Steve: The Story of Steve Jobs and Apple from the Pages of Fortune" has been released on Amazon as a Kindle book. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Natural History Museum launches ebook

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:17 The Natural History Museum has launched its first ebook for the iPad, created from the most expensive book ever sold. The ebook of The Birds of America by John James Audubon features all 435 illustration plates of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The History of Books Chronicled in ‘Books’

Although book historian Martyn Lyons has already published a half-dozen titles about books and reading, he still uncovered surprises about the subject while researching his forthcoming Books: A Living History, an illustrated overview of books in every form as well as the growth of the publishing... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2011: The British Columbia Alternative

It is, in many ways, a world away from Canada’s book publishing center in Toronto. But even three time zones, several mountain ranges, and vast forests away, the West Coast is home to Canada’s second-largest concentration of English-language publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Horrible Histories hits 10,000 benchmark

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 08:45 Around 10,000 people have signed up to Scholastic's Horrible Histories virtual world since its official launch last week and the beta testing period over the summer. Publisher Scholastic intends to develop further "Horribles"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams buys history of Oprah Winfrey's TV show

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 08:20 Abrams has bought a book looking at the history of Oprah Winfrey's US chat show. Abrams c.e.o. and president Michael Jacobs and editorial director Deborah Aaronson bought world rights from Erik Logan, president of Harpo, Inc,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heneage launches history festival

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 12:39 Ottakar's founder James Heneage has launched the inaugural Chalke Valley History Festival, with the likes of Michelle Paver, Patrick Bishop and Peter Snow due to make appearances. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edinburgh indie proposes World Book Night alternative

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 31/05/2011 - 16:21 An Edinburgh independent has proposed an alternative to World Book Night next year, where readers buy tickets to attend book swap events across the country. Vanessa Robertson, co-owner of the Edinburgh Bookshop, said she has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrews looks to history for Headline

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 10:30 Headline has signed a book by its author Lyn Andrews, marking the saga writer's historical fiction début. Director of publishing Marion Donaldson bought British Commonwealth rights (including Canada) to The Border Lord... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Braving the Digital Path

Given that nearly 90% of Russian households are expected to have Internet access by 2012, it is easy to see why ebooks, online retailers, and electronic libraries are getting so much attention (and investment interest) in recent years. Russian publishers, fueled by the success of their U.S.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Bold" Bloomsbury book wins Hessell-Tiltman history prize

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 08:34 Bloomsbury's The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt: the History of a Civilisation from 3,000 BC to Cleopatra has won this year's £3,000 Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History. Written by Toby Wilkinson, the book was commended by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author proposes WBN alternative

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:43 A Carnegie-nominated author has proposed an alternative to World Book Night, suggesting readers buy one book from a bookshop this week and give it away. Writing on her blog, Nicola Morgan said she believed there were better... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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