International Notes: Springer Nature in Italy, Kobo in Spain

Two earthquake-zone universities in Italy are getting special access to Springer Nature resources, as Kobo announces its partnership with Fnac in Spain. The post International Notes: Springer Nature in Italy, Kobo in Spain appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #kobo announces #spain appeared #international notes #springer nature

Other Publishing stories related to: 'International Notes: Springer Nature in Italy, Kobo in Spain'


Amazon launches in Spain

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 15:30 Amazon has launched a Spanish website, although Spanish readers will have to wait to get their hands on the Kindle. The site, Amazon.es, went live today (14th September) and is offering books in Spanish, Catalan, Galician and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #amazon launches #spanish readers #offering books #free delivery


Digital sales double at S&S, international "booming"

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:20 Digital sales more than doubled at Simon & Schuster in its second-quarter but did not offset the decline in print. However, the publisher reported an increase in profits of 12% off the back of the shift to digital and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #simon schuster #publisher reported


Kobo Rebuffs Apple, Will Build HTML5 Bookstore

The ebook seller released an app meeting Apple's new policies but also announced plans to build an HTML5 e-reading app that will work in the iOS browser that it'll control itself, with no requirement that it follow Apple's rules. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #announced plans


Kobo launches ebook store in Germany

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 09:37 Kobo has begun selling ebooks in Germany, including offering 80,000 titles in the German language, and 2.4 million ebooks in total. The ebookseller is also promising that its devices will be sold in a major consumer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #german language


Templar hits the right notes with Drummer Girl

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 07:44 Templar Publishing has bought world English language rights to a "gritty yet glamorous tale of murder, romance and rock ‘n’ roll". Helen Boyle, commissioning fiction editor, bought the rights to Drummer Girl by Bridget... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #helen boyle


Lecturers posting notes online "harming" bookshops

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 08:31 University lecturers posting course notes online are "harming" academic booksellers, and the posts can also deter students from reading around the subject, the chairman of the Booksellers Association's Academic, Professional... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #academic booksellers #booksellers association #iain finlayson #serves students


Kobo, Nook Newcomers vs. Kindle: Chart

Barnes & Noble and Kobo are getting into the e-reader game with a new breed of touchscreen ebook readers, set for release in June Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes noble


B&N launches new Nook and eyes international market

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:40 Barnes & Noble c.e.o. William Lynch has said he is looking at international opportunities for its Nook ebook reader, as it announced a new touchscreen device today. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bn launches #william lynch #international opportunities


Kobo's Strategy Also Includes Hardware With Introduction of New Touch E-Reader

The bare bones e-reader that Kobo released in May 2010 was intended to help sell more of its ebooks. But now the company is also seeing the merits of pursuing a hardware strategy, which includes today's unveiling of an all-new touch-enabled device. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Roth awarded Man Booker International Prize

Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:31 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Philip Roth has been awarded the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize 2011. The author of The Human Stain and American Pastoral was chosen from a list of 13 contenders including Marilynne Robinson, Anne Tyler and John... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american pastoral #anne tyler


Davidson leaves Hachette International

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 08:15 Hachette Distribution managing director Simon Davidson has "left the company", having joined in September 2009. Hachette UK chief operating officer Chris Emerson will assume direct responsibility for Hachette Distribution... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


RHG reshuffles international sales department

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 13:45 The Random House Group has made a series of appointments as part of a reshuffle of its international sales department, including the creation of a group sales and marketing director role for East Asia. Sales and marketing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #group sales #key area


Kingsolver on shortlist for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 10:36 Barbara Kingsolver's Orange Prize-winning The Lacuna (Faber) has been shortlisted for the €100,000 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The 10-strong list, announced this morning (12th April), also includes three from Irish authors, Brooklyn by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #10-strong list #irish authors #colm toibin #william trevor


Kobo Opens New Chapter in Europe [eMoney]

Toronto-based Kobo, the e-reading service going up against Amazon, Apple and others, is expanding into Europe. It plans to launch local content versions starting in Germany and Spain in May, and then expand to France, Italy and the Netherlands later. Kobo, which isn't focused on selling... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #toronto-based kobo #e-reading service


Kobo begins European push

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 11:02 Kobo has embarked on a European push with the launch of local content stores in Germany and Spain starting in May 2011, with local stores for France, Italy and the Netherlands following shortly after. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #european push #local stores


Sheila Bounford moves up at NBN International

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 15:53 Sheila Bounford has been promoted to managing director at Plymouth-based book distributor NBN International (NBNi). Bounford joined NBNi as head of new business development in 2004 after serving as executive director of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #business development #board member


Stacey International and Capuchin relaunch as Stacey Publishing

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:31 Independent publisher Stacey International and its imprint Capuchin Classics have launched a new company, Stacey Publishing, with fresh financial backing. It will be headed by m.d. Patrick Kelly, previously part-time... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Media Decoder: Noted Self-Publisher May Be Close to a Book Deal

Amanda Hocking, the darling of the self-publishing world who has sold more than 900,000 copies of nine books in the last year, has been shopping a four-book series to major publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #media decoder #book deal #amanda hocking #four-book series #major publishers


Female authors heralded on International Women's Day

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 08:40 Inspiring books by and about women are being hailed for International Women's Day, as J K Rowling and Germaine Greer are named among 17 authors on the Guardian's Top 100 Inspirational Women list. Female novelists are holding... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #international women #germaine greer #female novelists


A World of Recipes: The International Cookbook Market

As the Paris Cookbook Fair gets underway next month, cookbook publishers are getting ready to do some shopping--and not just the sort that involves stocking up on Dijon mustard and bonbons from Fauchon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #cookbook publishers