Lit Hub Daily: March 19, 2020

THESE TIMES: Italy’s answer to coronavirus is a classic published almost 200 years ago · Big-hearted strangers are turning Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries · Ina Garten and Samin Nosrat are here to help with your lockdown cooking. | Lit Hub An environmentally ethical argument for hating birds (even if—and because!—you think they’re pretty). […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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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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The Atlantic Sees 19 Percent Jump in Ad Revenue for Third Quarter

For the 12th consecutive quarter in a row, The Atlantic is reporting gains in print and online revenue. In third quarter 2011, overall advertising revenue is up 19 percent, with digital ad revenue soaring 41 percent and print up 3 percent over the third quarter of 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-24 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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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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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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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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The New York Times Sees Page Views Fall 24 percent from March to April

The New York Times may be starting to experience the price of their paywall, as page views for The New York Times Online fell 24.4 percent in April from March numbers. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell cuts 19 from library supply business

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 14:19 Blackwell has today (10th May) axed 19 head office jobs from its library supply team. The staff, who are all based at the Blackwell headquarters in Oxfordshire, were told today they will be made redundant as of 1st July. read... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 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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April sunshine adds to March decline

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 15:24 Booksellers have suffered the worst March in six years, in one of the worst months across retail in almost 20 years. High street and indie retailers seem to be particularly feeling the Spring pinch, after March sales reached a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade experiences worst March since 2005

Written By: Philip Stone and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:11 Spending in March has hit a six-year low, with sales slumping by 8.7% year on year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-07 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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A Peek at the March 28 'PW'

In the News section of Monday's issue, there are items on total sales at the nation’s three largest bookstore chains; and Warner Brothers’s takeover of DC Comics’s licensed publishing. The Retailing page offers a look at Chicagoland’s bookselling landscape, which has been hit hard by Borders’s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles Bristol to open 24th March

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:53 Foyles' new Bristol branch will open on 24th March, with former manager of Bristol University bookshop, Darren Tanner, appointed as manager. Tanner will report to divisional manager Susan Sinclair. The shop will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-17 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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