London indie championing short stories to launch in March

Independent press Scratch Books, "dedicated to the art of the short story", is to launch in London in March, kicking off with an event featuring authors including Irenosen Okojie and Sarah Hall. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Waterstone's launches second Picture This comp

Publication Date: Tue, 03/05/2011 - 08:00 Waterstone's has launched its second Picture This illustration competition, partnering with HarperCollins, the Daily Telegraph and children's author Michael Morpurgo. The competition was launched in the Daily Telegraph Review and on Waterstones.com on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Commerce News: New York Magazine To Launch Curated Deals Newsletter in May

Joining the line of publishers who are entering the e-commerce space is New York magazine and NY.com; they’ve announced a New York City-specific online deals program that is set to launch in May. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wendy Grisham to launch Hachette US imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 15:15 Hodder Faith publishing director Wendy Grisham is moving to the US to launch new Hachette imprint Jericho Books. The imprint will be part of Faith Words, with Grisham appointed as publisher and vice-president reporting to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches German Kindle store with fixed prices

Written By: Anja Sieg Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 13:53 More than three years after it was introduced in North America and eight months after the UK become the first country outside of the US to get a dedicated Kindle store, Germany has followed suit. The German Kindle store was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News.me, the iPad News Aggregator Blessed By Big Publishers, Gets Ready To Launch [MediaMemo]

The 99-cents a week-service looks like the kind of thing that could drive the New York Times and the Associated Press batty. Instead, they've signed on for a piece of the action. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Triptych wins Authors Club prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:16 The Authors’ Club Best First Novel award has been given to Jonathan Kemp for London Triptych. The book, about sex, exploitation and dependence set against London’s gay underworld was published by Brighton-based indie Myriad... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-18 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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Amazon launches "spring spectacular" Kindle sale

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:22 Amazon.co.uk has launched a two-week Kindle ebook promotion, with Michel Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White priced £1.47. According to information sent to publishers whose books will feature, the campaign will be a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: 'Back with a vengeance', say publishers

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 09:05 read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Icon to launch practical guides for self-improvement

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 14:57 Bold block colours and striking symbols define a new series of Icon books designed to reach young professionals intent on self-improvement. The guides aim to present weighty subjects in such areas as cognitive behavioural... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Icon to launch practical guides for sel-improvement

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 14:57 Bold block colours and striking symbols define a new series of Icon books designed to reach young professionals intent on self-improvement. The guides aim to present weighty subjects in such areas as cognitive behavioural... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MairDumont launches into UK

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:15 German travel publisher MairDumont is to launch into the English-language market, with a new subsidiary to be based in the UK. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Content Marketing Institute Launches Strategy Consulting Services

The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) launched a strategy consulting practice today. The goal of the practice is to assist companies of all walks in creation of original content strategies that will be beneficial to their overall business. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penton Launches New Marketing Services Division

Penton Media today announced its new Marketing Services Group, a unit that will offer custom content, research and digital and sales optimization services to customers in 17 vertical markets. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazine Launches Double in Q1 2011

Things are looking up for the magazine industry, if results from magazine database MediaFinder.com are any indication. During 2011’s first quarter, 54 new magazine titles were launched, more than double the number (25) of publications that debuted in first quarter 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eason launches "diverse" marketing campaign

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 15:56 Eason has today (11th April) launched a new marketing campaign to emphasise the diversity of the customers it caters for. The Irish bookselling chain's new strapline is "Whatever you're into, get into Eason", and will start... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2011: What's Cooking In Content Services?

E-books, mobile apps and e-learning modules are hot. That's the conclusion from a quick survey of 18 content services vendors operating in India. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2011: Social Networking for Bookworms

Until recently, reading a book had resisted technological advances, but like everything else, this has started to evolve and now we are embracing technology. Books are now more easily available in electronic format and sharing your opinion about a title – print or ebook – is more popular. So... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere serves up Nadal life story

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 15:45 Sphere believes it has a smashing winner with the acquisition of the autobiography of Rafael Nadal, the Spanish tennis ace and current world number one. Non-fiction publishing director Adam Strange bought UK and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2011: Selling Rights in Russia

With Russia the market focus country at the Fair, Russian publishers will be at Earls Court in force and there will be many associated literary and cultural events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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