Pearson Foundation and Booktrust launch reading comp

Children's author Jeremy Strong has launched a new national schools reading competition... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bazalgette launches publisher with foodie memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 08:00 Peter Bazalgette, the man responsible for introducing "Big Brother" to the UK, is turning his hand to publishing, launching a new company with a biography of food critic Egon Ronay. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Subtext Livens Up Ebooks With Author Commentary and Social Reading

A new social reading app called Subtext today launches on the iPad with a selection of books laden with annotations from authors and researchers. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading for pleasure kicks in

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:05 The Government emphasis on reading for pleasure could be behind an uplift in sales to school libraries, claims bookseller Marilyn Brocklehurst of the Norfolk Children's Book Centre. She said: "The pronouncements by the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheetham to launch Head of Zeus next summer

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 21/10/2011 - 08:25 Anthony Cheetham will unveil his new publishing company, Head of Zeus, in the summer of next year, with a biography of Catherine the Great by Robert K Massie bought from Random House US. The venture—which Cheetham had planned... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WTWH Media Launches Solar Power World Magazine

Business-to-business media company WTWH Media, LLC isn’t afraid of the uncertainty surrounding the magazine market place—the company is launching a new title this month called Solar Power World magazine in an effort to expand its portfolio. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo launches surprise tablet

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 14:51 Kobo has launched a tablet rival to the Kindle Fire, which it is launching in the US and Canada priced at $199. The surprise device is called the Kobo Vox eReader, and ships on 28th October, two weeks ahead of Amazon's Kindle... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road launches Iconic E-Books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 15:19 Digital publisher Open Road is launching a new imprint, Iconic E-books, with Erica Jong's Fear of Flying and Alice Walker's The Color Purple to be among its first titles. The Iconic E-Books titles will be those that have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson adds free learning management tools to Google Apps for Education

Publishing and educational tools company Pearson on Thursday launched the beta version of OpenClass, a free, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that is integrated with Google Apps for Education, and will be available in the Google Apps Marketplace. Earlier today, techie Ryan Tyler... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EAG launches carbon footprint tool at FBF

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 12:33 The Booksellers Association/Publishers Association’s Environmental Action Group (EAG) has launched Book-carbon, a tool for publishers and printers to measure the carbon footprint of a book’s production. The online web... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS partners with Kobo to launch e-reader

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 09:25 W H Smith has partnered with Kobo to launch the first wifi touch-screen e-reader in the UK later this month. The chain bookseller announced the partnership today (13th October) at the same time as its financial results for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc.’s Real Simple App Launches First on NOOK

The NOOK Newsstand is getting another addition, Time Inc. has announced that Real Simple magazine will be exclusively sold on the digital platform for the month of November and will begin a full digital integration with the December issue. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future set to launch N-Photo Nikon magazine

Specialist magazine publisher Future is launching a new monthly print and digital magazine, N-Photo, next month. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authonomy launches digital imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 13:30 Authonomy, HarperCollins' writing community for unpublished authors, is launching a new imprint with plans to publish 12 titles per year as digital editions. The imprint will be headed by Scott Pack, who runs Authonomy and is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to launch Wisden India

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:20 Bloomsbury is to launch cricketing imprint Wisden in India, signing a long-term licensing deal with sports and entertainment management firm FidelisWorld. Rights will also be extended to Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hive consumer campaign to launch with competition

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 08:20 Gardners will launch its consumer marketing campaign for Hive next Wednesday (October 12th) with an online competition with crime fiction author Mark Billingham. The campaign is called "Have the Last Word", with Billingham... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weltbild and Hugendubel launch new ebook reader

Written By: Anya Sieg Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 17:26 German booksellers Weltbild and Hugendubel have launched their own ebook reader, a week before the Kindle goes onsale in Germany. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WBN 2012 launch delayed

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 08:50 The launch of World Book Night 2012 has been delayed, and is being moved from Frankfurt next week to Waterstone's Piccadilly on 24th October. The announcement of the 25 titles chosen by WBN's editorial selection ... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google launches UK eBooks store, Australia and Canada 'soon'

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 14:17 Google eBooks has launched its e-bookstore in the UK. The store can be found at Google.co.uk/ebooks with frontlist titles including The Fear Index by Robert Harris priced at £9.06 and Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson priced... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland to launch digital fund for indies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:21 Publishing Scotland has launched a "Go-Digital Fund" to support Scottish-based book publishers develop their digital programmes and bring their books to a new digital audience. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Launches PinPoint For Ad Clients

As advertising clients continue to tighten the grip on their change purses, publishers are concocting solutions to show the value of their content, sites and magazines as an advertising platform. Meredith launched a ROI guarantee for select print advertisers in August, and now Time Inc. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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