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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BEA 2014: A Borders Heir Launches a Feminist Press

As the daughter of Louis Borders, who cofounded Borders Books with his brother Tom in Ann Arbor, Mich., Christine Borders Bronstein always knew she had books in her blood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Some big titles unavailable, say indies

Independent booksellers have complained that they are losing crucial Christmas sales with some... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies and University Presses Try Balancing the Books

The partnership between independent bookstores and university presses has a long and mutually rewarding history that has balanced the differences between the trade and academic business models. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eyeing Indie Presses for The Next Great Thing

Last fall, Timothy O’Connell, an editor at Vintage, noticed a starred PW review of The Natural Order of Things by Kevin P. Keating. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US indies launch DRM lawsuit

Three US independent bookshops have launched a lawsuit against the big six publishers and Amazon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK’s Pushkin Press Launches International Children’s Imprint

Pushkin Press is launching a children’s imprint, Pushkin Children's Books, for publishing works that have had success overseas but have not found a publisher in the UK. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Historic Time for Journal Inc with New Press Launch

From Clay Foster, chairman and CEO of Journal Inc. and publisher of the Daily Journal: Today’s paper is the culmination of months of planning and hard work to go live on a new printing press. In challenging economic times this was not an e ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Stop-press" Lance Armstrong title to S&S

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired world rights to a “stop-press” publication by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Press title named FT/Goldman Business Book of the Year

  Penguin Press title Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power has won the Financial... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York bookshop launches rescue mission to digitize out-of-print sci-fi titles

Singularity & Co aims to rescue near-extinct 20th century sci-fi titles to ensure they still exist in the next one. Established from a Kickstarter campaign, the small team has already digitized and published A Plunge Into Space and The Torch, both with new cover art, while its third title... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo launches roadshow as indies ponder ebook options

Kobo is due to launch a country-wide roadshow to showcase its ebook offering to independent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Not Just for Kids: Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire launches full-court press for reading

The basketball captain and father introduces a book series meant to encourage kids to pick up books and take control of their surroundings.NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about promoting literacy that he has a tattoo on his forearm that says "Read." This week, the 29-year-old... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Luxe Title Launches

Niche Media founder Jason Binn has teamed up with e-commerce site Gilt Groupe and Hudson News founder James Cohen to create a magazine brand targeting the wealthiest Americans. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-02-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New indie presses plan bold bespoke lists

A central and eastern European specialist, an illustrated publishing-led list and a house... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishing Scotland to launch digital fund for indies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:21 Publishing Scotland has launched a "Go-Digital Fund" to support Scottish-based book publishers develop their digital programmes and bring their books to a new digital audience. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian launches indie guide

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 13:55 A guide to independent bookshops will be given away in this Saturday's Guardian [1st October], with more than 350 indies included. The Independent Bookshops Directory is a 74-page A5 guide, with bookshops picked by the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies plan events for Murakami launch

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 08:20 Independent booksellers are lining up special events for Haruki Murakami's eagerly awaited 1Q84 (Harvill Secker) with Foyles planning a midnight opening. The book, Murakami's first since 2007's After Dark, will be published on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion launches BookBark for indies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 12:23 Orion has launched an online initiative to support independent booksellers in the UK and Ireland, providing resources such as free-to-download in-store point of sale and exclusive offers. More than 100 bookshops have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: 138 Mags Launch, 74 Titles Fold in First Half 2011

As the publishing industry continues to recover from the economic recession, 138 magazines launched in the first half of 2011, according to online periodical database MediaFinder. In the first half of 2010, only 90 new titles came to fruition. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moffly Media To Launch New Regional Title

Moffly Media, a regional publisher serving Fairfield County, CT, is launching a new publication called Fairfield Living in November 2011. Set to be a paid publication, the circulation at time of launch is expected to be 6,500. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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