OWN IT! founder launches literary agency

Multimedia publisher OWN IT! has launched a literary agency arm, signing author Courttia Newland as its first client. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Gardners' Hive launches with 350 indies on board

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 01/06/2011 - 14:45 Consumer-facing books website Hive has launched today (1st June), with around 350 independent bookshops signed up as members. The site, which can be visited at http://www.hive.co.uk, went live just hours ago in a soft launch... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Democratic" publishing venture launched at Hay

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Sun, 29/05/2011 - 12:00 A publishing platform which allows readers to choose what should be published has been launched, supported by Faber and created by "QI" writers John Mitchinson and Justin Pollard, and Crap Towns author Dan Kieran.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury launches new digital imprint for out of print titles

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 08:57 Bloomsbury will bring 500 out of print titles by the likes of Alan Clark, Edith Sitwell and Bernice Rubens back into the market as digital editions this autumn with the launch of a new imprint. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage launches digital campaign for debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 14:12 Vintage Publishing's Harvill Secker is launching a digital marketing campaign for one of its autumn debuts, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, teaming up with Failbetter Games. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beautiful Books launches summer campaign

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 08:46 Beautiful Books has launched its own summer reading campaign, providing POS material and an extra 5% off the selected titles ordered by independent bookshops. The four titles being promoted through the Go Against the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N launches new Nook and eyes international market

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:40 Barnes & Noble c.e.o. William Lynch has said he is looking at international opportunities for its Nook ebook reader, as it announced a new touchscreen device today. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Food News Media Launches Mobile Magazine, Restaurant Management

Durham, North Carolina-based Food News Media, a b-to-b publisher serving the food and restaurant industry, has introduced Restaurant Management, a mobile magazine targeting full-service restaurateurs and executives. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon.com launches second publishing imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 14:47 Amazon.com has announced the launch of its second publishing imprint this month, with Thomas & Mercer to focus on mysteries and thrillers. The imprint is named after the streets that flank Amazon's Seattle headquarters and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random launches libraries "buddying" scheme

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 15:26 Random House has soft launched a libraries "buddying" scheme and is in talks with The Reading Agency and others to roll it out for further publishers, the Book Industry Conference heard this morning (16th May). read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First George Orwell festival launched

Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 08:50 A team of volunteers has set up the UK's first festival devoted to Animal Farm author George Orwell. Taking place from 9th-18th September in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, the George Orwell Festival is being run by volunteers including representatives from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers could follow Random's agency move

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 15:34 Random House UK's switch to the agency model this week could lead other publishers to follow suit, despite the Office of Fair Trading investigating ebook pricing. The publisher's switch on Tuesday meant it has around... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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America 'exploring' World Book Night launch

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 11/05/2011 - 15:41 America wants to hold its own World Book Night following in the footsteps of the UK. The American Booksellers Association said it is "exploring" the possibility of replicating "a version" of the event, which saw 20,000 people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random UK signs to agency model

Written By: Graeme Neill and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 09:04 Random House has become the latest publisher to sign up to the agency terms with Apple, saying it wants to makes its ebooks available "to as many readers as possible". The move means that around 6,000... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site [MediaMemo]

Three big publishers and AOL are set to launch Bookish, a "new digital platform for readers". Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, and CBS' Simon & Schuster are backing the new site, which is supposed to launch this summer; AOL will promote the property and handle ad sales. A press release... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell launches textbook rental

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 16:41 Blackwell's David Prescott is aiming to revolutionise the way the company sells textbooks and overhaul the bookseller's website in his first months as the chain's new m.d. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Titchmarsh to launch novelist contest

Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 15:43 HarperCollins has teamed up with ITV1's "The Alan Titchmarsh Show" to find "The People's Novelist". The competition to track down a new commercial fiction talent was launched today (6th May) on the afternoon show and will run through to the autumn.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon.com launches romance imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 09:08 Amazon.com has launched its fourth imprint, focusing on romance, as it continues to hire across its publishing business. Montlake Romance will be available to North American readers in digital and physical formats and will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House buys digital agency Smashing Ideas

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:40 Bertelsmann has acquired digital media agency Smashing Ideas, with the aim of beefing up Random House Inc's digital offerings. The terms of the acquisition were not made public. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Random House Buys Digital Agency

Random House has acquired Smashing Ideas, a digital media agency, in an effort to strengthen its digital publishing side, the publisher said on Thursday. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta launches Italian edition

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 04/05/2011 - 15:43 Granta magazine is to launch an Italian language edition, published through Rizzoli, on 14th May. The development means the magazine will now be available in three European languages aside from English. Granta Italia's first... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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