Owlet Press lands Eagleton's modern Little Mermaid tale

Independent children's publisher Owlet Press has landed Ian Eagleton's “magical and groundbreaking” reimagining of fairytale "The Little Mermaid", with LGBTQ+ inclusivity at its heart and a subtle environmental message. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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History Press Marches On

In a time of change in the book industry, the History Press, an independent publisher in Charleston, S.C., is doing a brisk business in titles designed specifically for local markets. From 20 books in its inaugural year of 2004, History Press is on track to release 325 books in 2011. The company... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs Garner's folk tales

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 08:20 HarperCollins Children's Books has bought a new collection of previously unpublished work and out of print folk tales by The Weirdstone of Brisingamen author Alan Garner for publication this autumn. Editorial director Nick Lake... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus bags 50 Cent bullying tale

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 13:05 Quercus has bought a children's book by US rapper 50 Cent. Playground, for the 12-plus age group, is a semi-autobiographical novel on the subject of schoolyard bullying. Children's editorial director Roison Heycock bought UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury cooks up deal with Absolute Press

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:54 Bloomsbury has acquired independent food list Absolute Press, set up by publisher Jon Croft in 1979. Absolute Press specialises in high-end cookery titles, publishing Keith Floyd's first title in 1981. Its titles include... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Did Facebook Buy Push Pop Press?

The purchase sets off speculation about publishing ambitions at Facebook, and puts renewed focus on its highly-anticipated iPad app. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook buys innovative ebook publisher Push Pop Press

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:14 Facebook has bought the innovative ebook publisher Push Pop Press but will not use the company to publish ebooks. The giant social networking website will instead use PPP's platform and technology to give "people even richer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Search Press appoints Linda Ayres

Publication Date: Mon, 25/07/2011 - 14:47 Search Press has appointed Linda Ayres as business development manager in the UK. Ayres began her role at the arts and crafts publisher on 1st July. She was previously sales director for Australian Consolidated Press. Her main priority will be to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta acquires Josh Cohen on modern culture

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 20/07/2011 - 10:35 Granta has bought world rights in a book by psychoanalyst and Goldsmiths professor of literature Josh Cohen. Senior editor Bella Lacey signed the deal with Sarah Ballard at United Agents. Grant will publish The Private Life by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge University Press opens up digital platform to rivals

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 09:50 Cambridge University Press has launched a digital content platform for libraries which it says will become "one of the largest and most significant repositories of digital academic material in the world.” From October 2010,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robin Harvie to join Aurum Press

Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 16:01 Robin Harvie is to join Aurum Press from Fourth Estate. Currently non-fiction commissioning editor and digital editor at Fourth Estate, Harvie has been appointed senior commissioning editor and digital publisher at the independent, and will start at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fool's tale to Bloomsbury

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 05/07/2011 - 14:43 Bloomsbury fiction editorial director Helen Garnons-Williams has bought world rights in a “wildly original, devastating and funny” debut novel, The Gamal by Ciarán Collins. The tale is narrated by Charlie, the “gamal” -... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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O'Brien Press buys 'X Factor' star's memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 29/06/2011 - 14:20 The O'Brien Press has bought rights to a memoir by "X Factor" contender Mary Byrne. Managing director Ivan O'Brien bought world rights from Will Talbot, at Modest Management. The book, This is My Life, will be published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The secrets of Y-Service to Aurum Press

Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 05:28 Aurum Press has bought a biography about the service that monitored and intercepted the German military's radio traffic during the Second World War. Publisher Graham Coster bought world English language rights to The Secret Listeners by Sinclair McKay... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheil Land shut out by Sharpe Random e-deal

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 12:10 Random House UK is to publish veteran author Tom Sharpe's backlist digitally after making a direct approach to the author without the involvement of his agent Sonia Land, chief executive of Sheil Land Associates. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harland Simon to Upgrade the Goss HT70 press controls at Turkish Newspaper Publisher

The Turkish newspaper publisher Turkuvaz Medya Group whose titles include the daily Sabah are now benefiting from an upgrade to their Harland Simon press control systems. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2011-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents press for ebook escalators

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 08:48 Agents are anticipating escalators in ebook contracts to become "the norm rather than the exception", as they reported already having negotiated the clause with UK publishers in some cases. An escalator clause means the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Advertising: Tales of Reading in Reintroducing a Color Device

Barnes & Noble’s advertising campaign for the Nook Color, an e-reading tablet, features no company stores in the ads, a nod to changes in the publishing industry. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Veteran John Squires Lands at Digital Bookstore [MediaMemo]

Longtime Time Inc. executive John Squires, last seen running the magazine industry's version of Hulu, has a new gig: He's at Akademos, a Connecticut-based company that runs digital bookstores for small and mid-sized colleges. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RH relaunches Hogarth Press

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 12:22 The spirit of Virginia and Leonard Woolf's literary imprint the Hogarth Press will be revived on both sides of the Atlantic after Random House announced the launch of a new fiction imprint. Hogarth will launch in summer 2012... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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