Media Decoder: Using E-Books to Sell More Print Versions

The publisher Algonquin is offering digital books at a discount or free to customers who buy certain trade paperback or hardback books. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Random House Adopts New Model for Selling E-Books

Beginning Tuesday, Random House will join other major book publishers in selling its ebooks using the so-called agency model, setting its own prices for ebooks while the retailer takes a commission. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Mexico Now Sells Print Books Online

Amazon Mexico has finally launched its full retail operations and a print bookstore; it had previously offered Kindle ebooks since 2013. The post Amazon Mexico Now Sells Print Books Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon's New Offer: Discounted Kindle Versions of Print Books You've Already Bought

Amazon said on Tuesday that it will unveil a program that will let Amazon customers purchase the digital versions of print books they've already bought -- or will buy -- from Amazon, for $2.99 or less. The initiative, called Kindle MatchBook, will launch in October with at least 10,000... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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USA’s Top-Selling Print Books of 2012 from Nielsen

It comes as no surprise that Nielsen BookScan's top-selling print book lists for 2012 are dominated by Fifty Shades and the Hunger Games. See what else is on the lists. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books

The ebook format became the most popular one for adult fiction in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks, according to an annual survey. Net revenue from ebook sales over all more than doubled from 2010. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: From Penguin, a Plan to Make Its E-Books Available in New York City Libraries

The publisher, in conjunction with city libraries and 3M, will make its books available in e-format, though they will not be available immediately after release. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Pearl Buck Novels to Be Published as E-Books

Thirteen novels, including "The Good Earth,'' which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932, will be published in ebook format by Open Road Integrated Media. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: After Long Resistance, Pynchon Allows Novels to Be Sold as E-Books

Thomas Pynchon, author of “Gravity’s Rainbow” and “The Crying of Lot 49,” characteristically declined to speak about his decision. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Barnes & Noble Argues Book Settlement 'Punishes Consumers'

The bookseller also said that Justice officials did not take the company's objections seriously before the settlement, that they were only "checking the box." Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Attacking Amazon, Authors Group Urges Opposition to E-Book Settlement

The Authors Guild is encouraging its 8,500 members to submit comments against the proposed settlement between the Department of Justice and three large publishers. The settlement, the guild argues, will only benefit Amazon. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: The Return of the Oprah's Book Club

After two years, Oprah Winfrey's highly influential book club is being revived, with "Wild," by Cheryl Strayed, as the first selection. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Pulitzer Fiction Snub Has Book Publishers Fuming

An unconventional collection of novels failed to generate a consensus among the Pulitzer board members. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder Blog: Former Goldman Executive Is Said to Complete Book Deal

Greg Smith, the former Goldman executive who wrote a widely read Op-Ed in The New York Times about the changing culture at the Wall Street firm, has reported made a deal with Grand Central Publishing, part of Hachette. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Amanda Knox's Ex-Boyfriend Signs Book Deal

Raffaele Sollecito, the Italian student who was dating Ms. Knox when they were both charged with murder in 2007, will write his own memoir, for an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Release Date Moved Up for Shadid Book

The Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter, who died Thursday while reporting in Syria, was to have embarked soon on a 20-city tour to promote his new book. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: For ProPublica, More E-Books

ProPublica and Open Road Integrated Media will release several ebooks based on ProPublica's investigative journalism, beginning in February. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder: 'Hunger Games' Book Sales Bode Well for the Film

The actress Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from the movie adaptation of "The Hunger Games." Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Author Found on Penguin's Web Site Signs Book Deal

An imprint of Penguin Group USA discovered Kerry Schafer after she posted samples on Bookcountry.com, a site that lets writers share their work. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: A New Children's Book Parodies a Beloved Classic

"Goodnight iPad" is a bedtime tour of our electronic lives, mimicking the tone of the classic "Goodnight Moon." Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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