Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way

In a comics marketplace crowded with works by The Big Two, is there room for another superhero universe, let alone another superhero publisher? Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson thinks so. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Harry Potter to the dark side

JK Rowling's first book for adults will be a "blackly comic" novel set in an idyllic English town where all is not what it seems, her publisher says. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Launches e-Reader Meant for Reading in Dark

Barnes & Noble wants you to take your e-reader to bed. The latest iteration of the Nook, revealed by the book retailer Thursday, is a black-and-white device with a softly glowing backlit screen. It is designed to solve a common problem that co ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Releases Glow-in-the-dark Nook E-reader

Barnes & Noble on Thursday released a new Nook Simple Touch e-reader with a screen that lights up so that books can be read in the dark. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New J K Rowling novel to be village black comedy

J K Rowling's new novel for adults is to be titled The Casual Vacancy and will be published... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont launches War Horse app, humour list

Egmont Press is launching a new imprint for humour books, and will partner with leading... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S orders Darkness for Gregory's YA novels

Historical writer Philippa Gregory's first YA novel is to be called Changeling, and will form... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Project buys Aldiss backlist

HarperCollins imprint The Friday Project has acquired more than 50 titles by prolific author, and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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War Horse UK's bestselling book for second week

Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse (Egmont) was once again the bestselling book in the UK last... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

Faber and Faber has set up a social media hub, The Spark, for teenagers to get involved in Faber... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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War Horse UK's bestselling book

Michael Morpurgo's War Horse (Egmont) was comfortably the bestselling book in the UK last... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sky's Crawford to write Libya story

HarperCollins has acquired an account of this year's Libyan conflict by Sky News reporter... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC pays six figures for horse rescue memoir

HarperCollins has paid a high six figure sum for world rights in a memoir about saving horses in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BSkyB axes Sky Magazine

BSkyB has axed the print version of Sky Magazine, the largest UK magazine by circulation, after deciding not to go ahead with a quarterly version of the title. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White Horse wins Vintage indie prize

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 08:40 The White Horse Bookshop in Marlborough, Wiltshire, has been named Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year, with two London shops finishing in second and third place. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Project acquires William Wharton memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:30 The Friday Project has acquired ten books by late American author William Wharton, with the deal including his never-before-published Second World War memoir, Shrapnel. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Superheroes Need Saving

For fans of Superman and Batman, September will be a momentous month—Time Warner’s DC Comics is clearing years of superhero continuity by resetting the numbering on all of its titles back to 1. More significantly, the company is acknowledging that the future of the comic books may not be on... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Houses Stay In the Black

Half way through 2011, at least four of the major trade publishers continue to find ways to profitably publish despite the challenges posed by the digital transition and the collapse of Borders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark week for indies as four close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:53 Four independent bookshops with a combined total of 175 years on the high street have announced their closure within a week, blaming their downfall on high rates, competition from internet retailers and supermarkets, ebooks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Soli and Spurling win James Tait Black Prizes

Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 20:23 Debut novelist Tatjani Soli and theatre critic Hilary Spurling have been awarded the James Tait Black Prizes, Britain’s oldest literary awards. Soli’s The Lotus Eaters (HarperPress) was awarded the £10,000 fiction prize at the Edinburgh International... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creed C. Black, Newspaper Executive, Dies at 86

As publisher of The Lexington Herald-Leader, Creed Black supported an investigation of the University of Kentucky basketball team that led to the first Pulitzer Prize for the paper. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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