London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Big Data: Should Publishers Even Care?

Like many people across the business world, publishers have a skeptical view of so-called Big Data, seeing it as “the next big hype.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Books the U.S. Agencies Are Selling at the Fair: Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Prepare for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair with our roundup of big projects that'll be making the rounds, among them books by Leslie Jamison, Richard Price, Amy Poehler, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Look Beyond the Book

"We cannot deny we are in an extraordinary transition," said author Anthony Horowitz, opening the sixth annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminist fiction drives big money at London book fair

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London Book Fair 2018: Testing the Limits of Big Data

Our lives these days are increasingly shaped by data. But in his latest book, 'The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can't Do', Edward Tenner documents how the futurist’s dream of a friction-free world has dimmed considerably. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Betting Big on Publishing’s Future

If you had $10 million to invest in a new publishing business today, with no limitations or obligations, where would you put your money? That's the question put to an opening panel at Frankfurt Book Fair's digital conference, ConTec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: The Next Big Thing

As the publishing world gathers at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, the book business sits on the brink of some major changes, with a wave of new services and devices poised to take digital publishing—and digital reading—to another level. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Howey Champions DIY Publishing

Wool author Hugh Howey, who has emerged in recent years as one of the poster boys for self-publishing, discussed his career path, and the perks of bring a hybrid author, at a panel during this week's London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: PW Talks with Kobo President Michael Tamblyn

Is Kobo the anti-Amazon? On the floor of the London Book Fair, we caught up with Kobo's newly installed president and chief content officer Michael Tamblyn to talk about the value of partnerships. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Excellence Award Winners Revealed

Publishers from Belorussia, Pakistan, India, Denmark, Australia, Malaysia, the U.S. and China were among the winners of the first London Book Fair International Book Industry Excellence Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Goodbye Earls Court, Hello Olympia

You may know that the London Book Fair is moving for 2015 and beyond. But what you may not know is that its new home, the Olympia London, is pretty spectacular. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Ebershoff Takes Up With the ‘Hausfrau’

A late addition to the hot books at the London Book Fair is a debut novel called "Hausfrau" that Random House's David Ebershoff preempted world rights to on Friday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Godoff Goes ‘French’ In Major Buy

With day one of the London Book Fair not yet closed, another book is emerging as a hot title: a memoir by "New Yorker" contributor Lauren Collins which has the working title, "French Lessons." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Salomonsson Goes All Out for 'Made In Sweden'

Tthe Swedish super-agency came out in a big way with its top title at the London Book Fair, a crime novel called "Made In Sweden." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Great Debate: Is Bigger Always Better?

With the recent consolidation of Penguin Random House fresh in everyone’s minds, this year’s London Book Fair Great Debate argued the proposition: "It’s all about size, bigger is always better." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW London Book Fair Show Daily: Day 1, April 8, 2014

Read the complete Day 1 coverage from the 2014 London Book Fair in this Scribd reader. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 2014 London Book Fair Digital Spotlight

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London Book Fair 2014: New Blood

On April 1, Michael Cairns officially replaced the retiring George Lossius as CEO of Publishing Technology. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Helping Publishers to Sell Direct: The Qbend Story

Powering more than 50 e-bookstores for publishers specializing in such subjects as fiction, academic, professional and romance has given Qbend COO Kaushik Sampath many unique insights on e-retailing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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