PW Online and On Air: Week of August 22, 2016

In Tip Sheet two weeks ago, we ran Michael Honig’s list of his top 10 satires, which includes "Don Quixote," "Blackadder," and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Highlights for Professionals at the Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 23-25

From April 23-25 the BAIBF offers exclusive programming for publishing professionals, including a seminar on change management, honors for Latin America's top 50 publishing pros, and more. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hudson Booksellers opens online store, expands beyond overpriced sundries

Is it not enough to make a killing selling $5 bottles of Dasani and two-pill packs of Tylenol? Hudson Booksellers, from the folks behind those fine Hudson News airport establishments, has begun peddling ebooks and book books online. The site, which appears to be (at least partially) powered by... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print sales fall following bumper week

Printed book sales in the UK slipped back last week, despite a number of new novels by some of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales fall following bumper week

Printed book sales in the UK slipped back last week, despite a number of new novels by some of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google applauds Germany's weakened online copyright law

The German Bundestag has adopted a controversial, but weakened, online copyright bill that gives publishers the exclusive right to make commercial use of their publications on the Internet. The bill aims to protect publishers against systematic access to copyrighted content by search engine... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fast Diet tops chart for third week

Mimi Spencer and Michael Mosley's intermittent fasting guide, The Fast Diet (Short Books),... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fast Diet holds top spot in healthy sales week

Mimi Spencer and Michael Mosley's intermittent fasting guide, The Fast Diet, was comfortably... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview - HuffPo CEO Jimmy Maymann: 'We Don't See Traditional Online Ads as the Future'

In the face of stagnant growth in traditional advertising, digital publishers are looking to sponsored content as an alternative route, something Buzzfeed has been doing well, and The Atlantic has been doing less well recently. It's an approach ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Online Book Discovery Broken? Here’s How to Fix It

Laura Hazard Owen sums up the problem with book discovery like this: “It doesn’t really work." She offers several solutions gleaned from Digital Book World 2013. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reuters Gutting Web Infrastructure for 'Reuters Next,' its Big Online Retooling

Over the past few years, the media arm of Thomson Reuters has been trying to polish its 160-year-old brand to a more contemporary sheen by recruiting A-list journalists and pundits and expanding into areas like blogging, Internet TV and magazines. I ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France Rejects Plan to Block Online Ads

The Internet service provider Free restored the ads after meetings with French online publishing and advertising groups, which had complained about a loss of revenue. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2013-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers power on with online discounts

Booksellers’ post-Christmas sales are well underway, with retailers offering discounts of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Girls' creator Lena Dunham's book proposal leaks online

Lena Dunham's 66-page book proposal earned her $3.5 million in her deal with Random House. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinney tops charts again in tough week

Jeff Kinney's new Diary of a Wimpy Kid novel, The Third Wheel (Puffin), has proved the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid tops charts in strong week for booksellers

Jeff Kinney's seventh Diary of a Wimpy Kid novel, The Third Wheel (Puffin), has become one of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Storm spawns new weekly paper

Local newspaper publisher NYC Community Media, which fled its Canal Street home last week and is now publishing from 1 MetroTech Center in Brooklyn, is putting its experience as a storm-driven nomad to use. On Friday, it will launch a weekly paper called NYC Reconnects, and a website,... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2012-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Dictionaries to be online only

Macmillan Dictionaries will only be available online from the new year, with Macmillan Education... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Trade enthusiasm' for Forsyth Book of the Week

Icon Books' title The Horologicon by Mark Forsyth is following in the footsteps of its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online book group for London boroughs

An online book discussion forum is the latest venture from the triborough library services in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel helps HC to 'best week since 2008'

HarperCollins has released the digital figures of its Man Booker Prize-winning titles Wolf Hall... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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