Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: A Publisher's View of the Lithuanian Book Business

The director of Tyto Alba describes what her house and other publishers are up to. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]

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What is the Future of the Comic Book Format?

What is the future of the comic book format? Will it go all digital? Continue its slow decline? Disappear? Or is due for a nostalgic revival like so much else? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson closes UK adult training business

Pearson is to exit its UK adult training business, Pearson in Practice. After launching a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published authors on Kindle bestseller list

Amazon has revealed that 15% of its bestselling Kindle books in the UK last year were written by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Most Prolific Blurber Immortalized on Film

The work of the book business' most imaginative, funny and prolific blurber, author Gary Shteyngart, gets immortalized in a new documentary. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of printed books slump in 2012

The printed book market fell by almost £74m in 2012, down 4.6% year on year, but the rate of decline was slowed by Fifty Shades Of Grey. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2013-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards All Won by Women, the Queen’s Honours List

It's book awards time in the UK! The five Costa Book Awards were all won by women writers, while Queen Elizabeth’s New Years Honours List included several authors. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Publishers Association Launched in the Maghreb

AMELI, the Association Maghrebine des Editeurs du Livre Independents, was launched late last month. The organization currently has 22 members Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s Time Publishing Tries Something Radical to Entice Readers

Publishing is doing all it can to convince people to buy books and read, but still 47% of Americans don't. It's time to try something radical: let's start with men. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bestselling Books of 2012

Half of the top 20 bestselling books of 2012 in print were either Fifty Shades titles or Hunger Games titles, and only one book not written by E.L. James or Suzanne Collins—Jeff Kinney’s latest Wimpy Kid title—cracked the one-million-copies-sold mark for the year, according to Nielsen BookScan,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Publishing Co. Files Chapter 11 Reorganization

News Publishing Co., parent corporation of the Rome News-Tribune, Calhoun Times, Walker County Messenger, Catoosa County News, Cedartown Standard and Rockmart Journal, has filed a petition for Chapter 11 reorganization. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales slump £74m in 2012

The value of the printed book market slumped by almost £74m year on year in 2012 but,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China Will Never Be a Gold Mine for Western Publishers

Cultural differences aside, China's book market is itself largely a self-contained entity—politically, socially and, more importantly, economically. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Now Reaching 10M Monthly Active Users On iOS

Onswipe, a startup that helps publishers build websites optimized for iPads and other touchscreen devices, is closing out what sounds like a big year. Content published through the Onswipe platform reached 44 million unique visitors over the course o ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doris Kearns Goodwin on her bestselling books and the movie adaptation of 'Lincoln'

Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about her book 'Team of Rivals,' and what it was like to see her work come to life in Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print book sales soar to three-year high

Sales of printed books soared to a three-year high in the UK last week as shoppers flooded the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book restrictions leave 'buyers' with few rights

Unlike the owners of a physical tome, buyers of ebooks are licensees with lots of limitations. It's time to change the rules.There's a crass old joke about how you can never buy beer, just rent it. Who would think that the same joke applies to book buying in the digital age? Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp publishing loses $2.1bn

News Corporation said its publishing wing, which is set to be split off as a separate business, incurred losses of $2.1bn in the last financial year. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2012-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2012: the year of self-publishing

The most recent sign that self-publishing is on the rise? New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani chose a self-released book as one of her favorite titles of the year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books grow but at low prices

  The consumer ebook market was worth more than £90m in the first 10 months of 2012... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Says Publishing Unit Lost Money

The media conglomerate, which plans to separate its entertainment businesses from its publishing businesses into two separate listed stocks next year, said the publishing company would have reported a net loss of $2.08 billion in the year through June 30 if it had been a stand-alone company. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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