PRH declines to comment on reported Obama memoir delay

Penguin Random House has declined to make any public comment on a press report that Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir has been pushed back until 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Koenig & Bauer AG Reports Strong First Quarter

German press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) made a much better start to the business year than in 2010. International sales of printing presses were moderately higher than last year, primarily driven by demand from China. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2011-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: 40 Percent of App Users Opt To Share Data With Publishers

Apple's attempts at limiting publisher requests for consumer data and the conversion of first-time downloads into regular users have been two of the larger stumbling blocks for magazine publishers building a business around apps. A new report from digital publishing vendor Yudu Media suggests... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC wins Townshend memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 15:55 HarperCollins has won the contest for The Who guitarist Pete Townshend's memoirs, with final bids understood to have been received by the agent Ed Victor yesterday. Harper non-fiction publisher Carole Tonkinson bought... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperPress memoir brought forward after bin Laden death

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:04 HarperPress is bringing forward publication of Sherard Cowper-Coles' memoir about his time as British Afghan envoy because of the revived interest in the region following the death of Osama bin Laden. The book, Cables from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reprint ordered for Ballesteros memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 08:57 Yellow Jersey Press has ordered a 5,000-copy reprint of Seve: The Official Autobiography by Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, who died over the weekend. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conde Nast Reportedly Plans iPad Magazine Subscriptions

The New Yorker is expected to be the first in-app publication to be offered as more than a single issue sale. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S acquires Scholes memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:39 Simon & Schuster has bought a memoir by multi-Premier League and Champions League-winning footballer Paul Scholes. Kerr MacRae, S&S executive director, acquired world rights from Harry Swales, who is representing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Reports Disappointing Quarterly Numbers

News Corp. released its earnings report for the quarter that ended in March, and the results are a little disappointing. The company reported a decline in its operating income, which was down to about $1 billion, compared to $1.25 billion over the same period last year. The drop-off appears to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Variety on Block; Publisher says “Nonsense”

Variety was one of just four magazines kept by Reed Elsevier after it sold off more than 60 different properties over the last three years. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen’s Events Group Reports Solid First Quarter

Nielsen reported its first quarter results this morning and overall revenue was up 7 percent to $1.3 billion and adjusted EBITDA grew 8.5 percent to $320 million compared to Q1 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs Ken Livingstone memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:20 Faber has signed up the memoirs of the former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, for a rumoured £90,000, according to an article in the Evening Standard. The newspaper reports that the autobiograpy is to be published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iPad users may not become book readers, report finds

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:00 A large proportion of iPad owners in the US have not used the device to read an ebook, a survey from media and publishing forecast firm Simba Information reveals. A report on the firm's "Trade E-Book Publishing 2011"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McGraw-Hill Reports Double-Digit Growth in First Quarter

McGraw-Hill says revenue grew 7.7 percent to $1. 3 billion while net income jumped 16.2 percent to $120 million in the first quarter of 2011. Revenue in McGraw-Hill's Information & Media segment rose 10.3 percent to $227.5 million while operating profit grew 34.5 percent to $37.4 million. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Media M&A in Q1 2011 Surpasses All Individual Quarters in 2010

After a disappointing fourth quarter of 2010 (with $2.4 billion in transaction value) in the media industry, investment bank Berkery Noyes reports an upswing for first quarter 2011, to the tune of $13.8 billion in transactions. Berkery Noyes identified the largest transaction in the first... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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United Business Media Reports 7.5 Percent Underlying Revenue Growth in Q1 2011

United Business Media (UBM) shared its first quarter report today, with a 13.7 percent increase in total revenue, rising from 2010 first quarter’s $338.74 million to first quarter 2011’s $385.07 million. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Apple Beats Out Android Platform Use by 59 Percent

In a study based on data from comScore MobiLens service, results showed that there are 37.9 million Apple iOS users; a number 59 percent greater than Android users, who totaled 23.8 million. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Mortenson Concedes He Conflated Parts of Memoir

The author addressed the "60 Minutes" allegations in an interview with Outside magazine. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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April sunshine adds to March decline

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 15:24 Booksellers have suffered the worst March in six years, in one of the worst months across retail in almost 20 years. High street and indie retailers seem to be particularly feeling the Spring pinch, after March sales reached a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay House buys Beacham's memoir

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 15:56 Hay House is to publish the "extraordinarily candid but heart-warming" autobiography of actor Stephanie Beacham, best known for her role as Sable Colby in the 1980s TV soap Dynasty. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IAB Reports 2010 Internet Ad Revenues Up Almost 15 Percent

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) shared in its 2010 full year report that annual Internet advertising revenues increased by 14.9 percent from 2009 to 2010, rising from $22.66 million in 2009 to $26.04 billion in 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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