Lit Hub Daily: June 29, 2020

“Maybe the WPA let new passions into the public space.” David A. Taylor on how the government supported the arts during the (first) Great Depression. | Lit Hub History Missing the drama of sports? James Tate Hill has some audiobook recommendations to fill the competitive void. | Lit Hub Audiobooks Election Day in small-town America: Heather […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-29 10:30:26 UTC ]
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‘The Daily’: No Longer Just For iPads (But Not For All Androids, Either)

The Daily is finally available in Android, sort of. The News Corp. (NSDQ: NWS) tablet tabloid, which has been iPad only since birth, is not being offered in the Android Marketplace but instead will start life in its second OS only on certain Verizon ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Choc Lit snaps up debuts

Independent publisher Choc Lit has bought the world rights to two debut romance novels.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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June Brown memoir to S&S

Simon & Schuster has paid a "healthy six-figure sum" for the autobiography of June... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle launches Daily Deals with discounted Ridpath

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 15:50 Amazon.co.uk has launched a Kindle Daily Deal promotion, selling one chosen title a day at a heavily discounted price. It began its promotion today (14th November) with Where the Shadows Lie by Michael Ridpath (Corvus)–... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for South Asian Lit prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 08:30 The six shortlisted books competing to win 2012’s $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature have been unveiled. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital to dominate by 2020

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 08:30 More than half of people working in the industry think sales of ebooks will overtake those of their printed counterparts by the end of this decade. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lizzie Kershaw leaves Hearst after 29 years

Lizzie Kershaw, executive group publishing director of Hearst's Women's Interest Group, is leaving the UK publisher in the midst of a restructure after 29 years service. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gary Starr Joins the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. as CFO

The Newsweek Daily Beast Co. has named Gary Starr as its new CFO. Starr will replace Jennie Tse Wang, who is departing from the company, according to Adweek. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL Launches Daily 'Magazine' App

The tablet has been the latest go-to source for trying to reach personalized content nirvana. And of course it's the magazine format that seems to make the most sense from both a metaphorical and presentation perspective. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greek chain opens ‘learning hub for the future’

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Fri, 22/07/2011 - 14:57 Greek bookstore chain Eleftheroudakis has opened a new flagship store in the heart of Athens, replete with an Espresso Book Machine and trained librarians. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst-Owned Magazines Launching Daily Deals With Group Commerce

Hearst-owned magazines is treading on to Groupon's territory with the launch of group-buying discounts, starting off with Road & Track and Car and Driver. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fathers Day fails to boost June book sales - BRC

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 09:37 Widespread offers and Fathers Day failed to affect book sales falling in June compared to 2010, according to the British Retail Consortium. Figures out today show total sales in the UK were up 1.5% last month in comparison to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily Beast Fully Absorbs Newsweek.com

It's long been expected turn out this way, and it's finally happening. NewYorkMag.com's Daily Intel is reporting that The Daily Beast will be retiring the Newsweek.com URL on July 19. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily's Cook: Subscribers Wanted!

Christine Cook, head of sales and advertising at The Daily, used a panel discussion at Internet Week to hawk subscriptions—making one wonder just how much the outsized attention News Corp. is getting for its daring iPad-based newspaper experiment is translating into paid circulation. When... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Rodale Titles See Increase in June Ad Pages

Rodale titles Prevention, Women’s Health, Bicycling, Organic Gardening and Runner’s World all experienced increases in ad pages for their June issues in a year-over-year comparison, according to the Publisher’s Information Bureau. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Choc Lit makes two acquisitions

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 11:32 Independent publisher Choc Lit has bought a contemporary debut thriller and a modern day version of Jane Austen's Persuasion. Director Lyn Vernham bought world rights to Never Coming Home by Evonne Wareham, directly from the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily Will Release Subscriber Numbers Some Day That's Not Today [MediaMemo]

News Corp.'s Daily tablet newspaper had a high-profile launch in February, but didn't start charging customers until two weeks ago. So how's it selling? "We're happy with where we are," publisher Greg Clayman told the Ad Age Digital conference today. What about that study showing a marked... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily to Enter Android Market?

The Daily may be coming to the Android market. The Daily, a daily newspaper app that debuted on the Apple iPad, was the first to utilize Apple’s new subscription plan app (and pay its 30 percent share requirement of each purchase bought through the app). The News Corp. app is available for $.99... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is News Corp.'s 'The Daily' giving you more blues than news?

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Every single person I know with an iPad who has used News Corp.'s "The Daily" complains about persistent crashes and really, really, really, slow update times. Now PaidContent reports that the initial two-week free introduction promotion is going on and on and on, kind of... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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