O’Reilly Retail Site Switches from Direct E-book Sales to Subscription Access

O'Reilly Media will begin offering subscription access to ebooks on its Shop.reilly retail site, rather than offering direct sales of downloadable ebooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Living Oasis owner puts chain up for sale

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 09:19 The owner of Living Oasis is in talks with a “third party” to buy the chain after he closed two of his four remaining shops. Ray George, chairman of the Nationwide Christian Trust (NCT), which bought 19 former Wesley Owen... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin's sales and profits fall in first half as digital rises

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 09:30 Penguin reported lower sales and profits in the first half of 2011 as it adjusted to the "unprecedented challenges" afflicting the publishing sector including the loss of high street booksellers in the US and Australia... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night confirms US launch

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 15:19 World Book Night will launch in the US in 2012, with the States confirmed as the event's first international partner. HarperCollins vice president of independent retailing Carl Lennertz has been appointed as chief... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee tops World Book Night pick

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is the most popular title among the public to be given away as part of World Book Night 2012. The organisation launched a public vote last month asking people to vote for the titles they... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish authorities clear Amazon Book Depository acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 07:40 The Irish Competition Authority has cleared the acquisition of The Book Depository by Amazon after a three-week investigation into the deal. In a short statement, the authority said: "[We have] formed the view that the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee tops World Book Night picks

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird has been voted the most popular title to be given away as part of World Book Night 2012. The organisation launched a public vote last month asking people to vote for the titles they... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish authorities clear Amazon Book Depository acquistion

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 08:17 The Irish Competition Authority has cleared the acquisition of The Book Depository by Amazon after a three week investigation into the deal. In a short statement, the authority said: "[We have] formed the view that the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books Bows to New Apple App Store Rules

The Google Books iOS app is now in line with Apple's newly enforced rules that ban links bypassing Apple's own in-app purchase mechanism, which means Apple can retain its 30 percent cut. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL Ad Sales Boss Jeff Levick Out

Looks like it's shake-up time again at AOL. In a memo to AOLers today, CEO Tim Armstrong announced a batch of management changes. The latest major casualty of AOL’s continuing comeback? Ad sales boss Jeff Levick, one of Armstrong’s earliest hires who joined the company from Google in 2009. “Jeff... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital makes 75% of Informa sales

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 08:55 Digital is accounting for 75% of Taylor & Francis' parent company Informa's publishing sales, as it revealed half-year profits increased by 14.3% to £55.2m. For the first half of 2011, Informa's sales increased by 1.7% to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Telegraph ordered to pay damages over book review

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 17:11 Telegraph Media Group has been ordered to pay £65,000 in damages after losing a high court case for libel and malicious falsehood over a Lynn Barber book review published in the Telegraph. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles continues kids book giveaway

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 25/07/2011 - 08:46 Foyles continues its free book giveaway today (25th July), offering five titles free to children and teen readers. The five Foyles London stores have been giving away the titles free over this weekend and today, the first... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books-A-Million in last-minute Borders bid

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 22/07/2011 - 09:32 Books-A-Million has bid for up to 35 US Borders stores in a last-minute offer to try and save part of the 40-year-old bookselling chain. The chain, which also runs stores under the names Books & Co., Bookland and Joe... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three Golden Rules for book reviewing: What are they?

Possibly the most famous book review, ever, was written by the young Irish wit and polemicist John Wilson Croker. Croker is still remembered, though obscurely, as a founder of modern political conservatism. What's more, according to some sources, John Wilson Croker invented the very term... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Borders seeks court approval for closing-down sales

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:10 Borders goes to court today to seek approval for liquidators to launch closing down sales across its stores. It is expected the sales will bring in between $250m and $284m the bankrupt book chain owes to creditors. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murdoch Books signs Olivia Newton-John cookbook

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:00 Murdoch Books has bought a healthy living cookbook from "Grease" star Olivia Newton-John. Managing director Christine Jones bought US, UK, Australian and New Zealand rights from Louise Georgeson. LivWise will be published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Blake signs Murdoch book

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 08:45 John Blake has signed a book by a journalist-turned-lawyer on the Rupert Murdoch story, for publication next February. Called The Rise and Fall of the Murdoch Empire the book will be written by John Lisners, who worked for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Borders is Toast, But Don't Blame E-Books

A physical bookstore closes, but it's not the fault of ebooks. Presented By: Get Ready for Tomorrow Today with Cisco The way the world consumes and shares data will dramatically change in the next five years. Is your network ready to handle the load? Friend and follow Cisco across the web as... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Magazine Rolls Out Print/Digital Subscriptions -- And Puts Up Another Web Pay Wall

Time magazine is making it easier for readers to subscribe to its digital and print editions. And harder for non-subscribers to read the magazine on the Web. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reports: Reader’s Digest, Wenner Media Up For Sale

Reader's Digest Association is on the block, seeking a price of around $1 billion, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, which says the company may sell off piece by piece rather than as a whole. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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