PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 21, 2019

This week: the latest from Nelson DeMille, plus a biography of Thomas Edison from a Pulitzer winner. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bedford Square Books strikes exclusive Tesco deal

Bedford Square Books, the ebook and print-on-demand venture set up by the Ed Victor Literary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: 'Killing the Messenger' by Thomas Peele

The murder of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey and a family's violent rise to prominence is given gripping life.On a morning in August 2007, a slender masked man ran up to Chauncey Bailey on an Oakland sidewalk and fired two shotgun blasts at the journalist. The first slug tore through Bailey... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paravion Press: Hand-making Books from a Cave in Greece

In a time when digital and print-on-demand technology are streamlining how books are created and delivered, Paravion Press believes there still is a market for well-crafted, hand-made books. “Paravion hopes to keep hold of a patch of turf for the old guard of the printed book—the realm of the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Invade the Cable Networks

The tagline “It’s not TV. It’s HBO” is something many will remember from the late 1990s, back when the cable network was in the vanguard for airing critically acclaimed series like The Sopranos and Sex and the City. Today there’s hardly a cable network in the game that isn’t trying to capture... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Value Of a Book

How much money is a book really worth? Is it the $25 to $30 publishers typically ask for the hardcover edition? Is it the discounted price plus shipping that an online retailer charges? What if there’s only a Kindle edition you can buy, for 99 cents? Is that same book worth nothing on days when... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cult of the Leader wins CMI Management Book award

The Cult of the Leader (Wiley), written by Christopher Bones, has been named as the CMI... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Childrens Book Prize shortlist revealed

This year's shortlist for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize includes new talent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade shadowing scheme picks up pace

Random House, Canongate and Macmillan Children’s Books are the latest publishers to send... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo and Books-a-Million join boycott of Amazon print titles

Canadian bookselling chain Indigo Books and Music and Books-a-Million have joined ranks with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Niche Publishing: Publishers Seek To Capitalize On e-Books

As traditional revenue channels for newspapers collapse, publishers are seeking new and innovative ways to make a profit without expending a lot of resources. Finding the appropriate niche is the key to survival, and newspapers that recognize this ar ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tough Week for Amazon

Despite posting a 35% sales increase for the fourth quarter and earnings that were better than expected (if still down compared to a year ago), last week was a tough one for Amazon. Analysts and investors were disappointed in the quarterly report, and the stock price for the nation’s largest... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The ToC Perspective: A Call for a Unified E-book Market

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Books in two-year deal with "The Voice"

BBC Books has signed a two-year publishing deal with the BBC's upcoming talent show "The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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GooReader: When you need Google Books to go

Google Books is a gigantic and ever-expanding online library of books and magazines that can be used to read classic titles free of charge as well as to purchase new releases in all manner of categories. But you may be one of the many people who have found that the interface for the website and... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No More Pencils, No More Books

Can’t wait for high school calculus iBooks where kids have to triangulate Kindle sales with rubbish percentage data –Dan Frommer, via Twitter Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: International festival of comic books

Comic book fans gather in the French city of Angouleme to celebrate the 39th international festival of comic books. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2012-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S J Watson top of the charts for a fourth week

Thanks to a sale of 21,732 copies last week, the mass-market edition of S J Watson's Before I... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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January book spend falls as digital bites

Printed book sales fell 12% year on year in January, with spending falling to its lowest point... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: For ProPublica, More E-Books

ProPublica and Open Road Integrated Media will release several ebooks based on ProPublica's investigative journalism, beginning in February. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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