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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S&S plans unmissable Collins' launch

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 15:30 Simon & Schuster is repackaging three of Jackie Collins’ backlist titles ahead of her latest novel, Goddess of Vengeance. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High Court challenge launched over library cuts in Gloucestershire and Somerset

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 15:33 A High Court challenge is being launched over library closures in Gloucestershire and Somerset, in what is believed to be the first case of its kind. A challenge to the coalition government's "vague" Big Society concept,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker launches marketing campaigns for YA and picturebooks

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 14:20 Walker Books is launching marketing campaigns to support its picture book publishing and teen fiction ranges. Undercover, promoting a range of YA titles, will launch in March and a separate picture book campaign, Picture Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Westfield London to hold Gruffalo event for Red Nose Day

Written By: Laura Richards Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 14:00 Macmillan Children’s Books is to hold a Gruffalo fundraising event tomorrow for Red Nose Day. As a supporting partner of this year’s Comic Relief, the popular children’s book character will be hosting the fundraiser in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forbes Launching Digital Ad Platform

Forbes is launching an ad platform that combines the Forbes Media Network with a new audience segmentation effort called FAST and offers custom units that blend advertising with content according to user preferences. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quartet to launch investigative journalism imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 15:59 Quartet Books is launching a new imprint by veteran American broadcast journalist Charles Glass. The imprint, called Charles Glass Books, will focus on investigative journalism, war, world politics and corporate and political... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion launches new commercial imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:20 Orion has launched a new imprint, Swordfish, publishing a wide range of commercial non-fiction as well as a small selection of fiction. Non-fiction publishing director Rowland White will take on the role of publisher. Six... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies could earn as much as 30% from books sold via Gardners' Hive

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 16:30 Book wholesaler Gardners has begun consulting with independent booksellers over the direction of its consumer website, with one option revealing that booksellers could earn as much as 30% when books are sold at their full RRP.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago to publish newly discovered Daphne du Maurier stories

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:18 Virago is publishing a new collection of 13 early short stories by Daphne du Maurier, including five discovered by a Cornish bookseller and du Maurier enthusiast. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Salt launches digital romance imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:39 Indie publisher Salt has launched a digital imprint, Embrace Books, comprising four series of erotica and romance titles. Red Velvet is billed as "sexy, sophisticated romance", while After Dark is an "intense,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daily Telegraph votes The Book Hive best indie in Britain

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 08:49 The Book Hive in Norwich has been voted the best bookshop in Britain, according to a Daily Telegraph survey. More than 18,000 people voted across 10 categories in a bid to find the best small shops in Britain. The awards,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gardners to launch consumer website

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Condé Nast to open London newsagent

Luxury magazine publisher Condé Nast is launching a London newsagent, which will sell more than 110 of its magazines from around the world. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xcite to launch "one-stop shop" for romance

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:25 Accent Press imprint Xcite Books is launching a "one-stop shop" for romantic and erotic ebooks and audio formats. The site, www.erotica-romance-ebooks.com, will launch on 1st March and replaces Xcite's three current sites... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Launching 'All Access' Digital Subscription Plan

At a press conference this morning, Time Inc. announced it is launching an "all access" digital subscription plan in an effort to offer their brands to readers on any platform. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mixed picture for indies as decline slows

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 16:13 The rate of decline of independent bookshops slowed in 2010, according to Booksellers Association numbers, despite the testing conditions on the high street and increasing competition from digital. Nearly one indie bookshop a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon.com launches Kindle app for WebOS

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 07:56 Amazon.com has launched a free Kindle app for webOS to use with the new HP TouchPad. The app allows customers to "buy once, read everywhere" across other devices such as Kindle, iPad, iPod touch, Blackberry and iPhone. Dorothy... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Foundation launches Beryl Bainbridge prize

Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 08:55 The Man Booker Foundation is to award a special prize to the late author Beryl Bainbridge, who was shortlisted five times for the accolade but never won. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McSweeney's Launches Cookbook Imprint

The David Chang journal and app that was announced last week is just the first of a new imprint literary publisher McSweeney’s Books is launching later this spring. Inspired by the very encouraging response to the food section in a one-off newspaper prototype McSweeney’s published in December... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple sets 31st March deadline for app changes

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 10:49 Apple is set for a collision course with Amazon after setting a 31st March deadline for its changes to its app terms. From that date, all apps must make any content they use available for purchase within the app itself. This... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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