Janney and Henry launch indie press specialising in 'reflective' titles

Author Diana Janney and her husband Alistair Henry are launching an independent press focusing on novels and non-fiction books that make readers "think and reflect". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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DEI Wire: The Daily Looks to Android …iPad 2.0 Launches This Week

AT&T is the current broadband network used by the Amazon reader. The Kindle 3G can hold up to 3,500 books and is sold at the retail price of $189. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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More legal challenges launched over library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 15:52 The Campaign for the Book has launched a legal challenge over the widespread library closures, claiming culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has failed to comply with his duties under the 1964 Public Libraries and Museums Act.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yale latest to buy Wikileaks title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:41 Yale University Press has bought UK rights to a title exploring the WikiLeaks controversy and its repercussions, and will be pushing to publish in March. Politics, economics and current affairs editor Phoebe Clapham... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record entries for indie award

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 08:35 The Bookseller has received a record number of entries to its Best Independent of the Year Award, sponsored by Gardners. More than 40 indies across the UK and Ireland submitted entries in a bid to win £5,000. The award... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S plans unmissable Collins' launch

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 15:30 Simon & Schuster is repackaging three of Jackie Collins’ backlist titles ahead of her latest novel, Goddess of Vengeance. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker launches marketing campaigns for YA and picturebooks

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 14:20 Walker Books is launching marketing campaigns to support its picture book publishing and teen fiction ranges. Undercover, promoting a range of YA titles, will launch in March and a separate picture book campaign, Picture Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High Court challenge launched over library cuts in Gloucestershire and Somerset

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 15:33 A High Court challenge is being launched over library closures in Gloucestershire and Somerset, in what is believed to be the first case of its kind. A challenge to the coalition government's "vague" Big Society concept,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Montaigne title wins Duff Cooper Prize

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 09:35 Chatto's How to Live: A Life of Montaigne has won The Duff Cooper Prize, beating Costa-category winner The Hare with Amber Eyes and Keith Richards' huge-selling autobiography. Winning author Sarah Bakewell was presented with the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forbes Launching Digital Ad Platform

Forbes is launching an ad platform that combines the Forbes Media Network with a new audience segmentation effort called FAST and offers custom units that blend advertising with content according to user preferences. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lewisham campaigners press Hunt to intervene on closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 09:00 Lewisham library campaigners have renewed their call for secretary of state Jeremy Hunt to intervene over the borough's library closures. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quartet to launch investigative journalism imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 15:59 Quartet Books is launching a new imprint by veteran American broadcast journalist Charles Glass. The imprint, called Charles Glass Books, will focus on investigative journalism, war, world politics and corporate and political... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indies could earn as much as 30% from books sold via Gardners' Hive

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 16:30 Book wholesaler Gardners has begun consulting with independent booksellers over the direction of its consumer website, with one option revealing that booksellers could earn as much as 30% when books are sold at their full RRP.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion launches new commercial imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:20 Orion has launched a new imprint, Swordfish, publishing a wide range of commercial non-fiction as well as a small selection of fiction. Non-fiction publishing director Rowland White will take on the role of publisher. Six... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Titan acquires Giamatti film title

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 14:03 Titan has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a horror book that is currently being adapted into a movie starring "Sideways" star Paul Giamatti. Editor Cath Trechman paid a five-figure sum for rights to John Dies at the End by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gardners to launch consumer website

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:57 read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Daily Telegraph votes The Book Hive best indie in Britain

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 08:49 The Book Hive in Norwich has been voted the best bookshop in Britain, according to a Daily Telegraph survey. More than 18,000 people voted across 10 categories in a bid to find the best small shops in Britain. The awards,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Salt launches digital romance imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:39 Indie publisher Salt has launched a digital imprint, Embrace Books, comprising four series of erotica and romance titles. Red Velvet is billed as "sexy, sophisticated romance", while After Dark is an "intense,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Xcite to launch "one-stop shop" for romance

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:25 Accent Press imprint Xcite Books is launching a "one-stop shop" for romantic and erotic ebooks and audio formats. The site, www.erotica-romance-ebooks.com, will launch on 1st March and replaces Xcite's three current sites... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RHCB sign development deals for kids titles

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 16:10 read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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H&S acquires Misery Bear title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:23 Hodder & Stoughton has acquired world rights to the first title from BBC Comedy web hit Misery Bear. H&S publisher Lisa Highton bought Misery Bear's Guide to Love & Heartbreak from Roughcut TV. The title will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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