Reading Agency reveals 20th birthday plans and new ambassadors

The Reading Agency is turning 20, and launching a birthday campaign to get the nation reading with the help of new ambassadors, including Dara McAnulty, Michael Rosen and Benjamin Zephaniah. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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BCA plans for 30% growth in next year

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 08:23 Book Club Associates has announced plans for 30% growth over the next year after it was bought by the Webb Group in a deal which could potentially see its books sold through Next and Grattan retail catalogues. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate plans ebook giveaway for Brooks

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 14:47 Canongate is planning to give a limited number of free ebook copies of Grow Up, the debut novel by 19-year-old Ben Brooks, ahead of its paperback publication in July. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC plans a summer of love for Harriet Evans

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 08:40 HarperCollins is giving Harriet Evans' backlist a "summery" look as it plans its biggest ever campaign for the paperback release of her latest novel later this month. Love Always will be published in paperback and ebook on 23rd... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reveals frontlist deal for Eisler at BEA

Written By: Gayle Feldman Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 08:52 Thriller writer Barry Eisler, who turned his back on a two-book deal for half a million dollars from St Martin’s Press, has decided to accept six figures from Amazon and become one of its first frontlist authors. The Eisler... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Publishing Plans Cause Rivals Some Unease

Earlier in the week, Amazon announced that it was hiring Laurence Kirshbaum, the former CEO of Time Warner Book Group, to head a new publishing imprint. This seems like an odd time for Amazon to be making its mark on the pubishing industry: book sales are down, major book chains like Borders are... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CWA reveals 2011 Dagger shortlists

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 23/05/2011 - 09:33 S J Bolton , Mo Hayder and Susan Hill are among the authors shortlisted for this year’s Crime Writers Association’s Dagger in the Library, as the CWA reveals its Dagger shortlists. Jason Goodwin, Philip Kerr and RJ Ellory are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers could follow Random's agency move

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 15:34 Random House UK's switch to the agency model this week could lead other publishers to follow suit, despite the Office of Fair Trading investigating ebook pricing. The publisher's switch on Tuesday meant it has around... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's plans ebook push for post-HMV era

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 15:49 Waterstone's could soon bring e-reading front of store in its physical bookshops in a manner similar to Barnes & Noble with its Nook in the US, according to e-commerce manager Alex Ingrams. Speaking to delegates at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random UK signs to agency model

Written By: Graeme Neill and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 09:04 Random House has become the latest publisher to sign up to the agency terms with Apple, saying it wants to makes its ebooks available "to as many readers as possible". The move means that around 6,000... 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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Publishers Make a Plan: A ‘One Stop’ Book Site

In starting Bookish.com, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Group USA and Hachette Book Group hope to provide one-stop shopping for books and information about authors. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Plans New E-Book Reader [Voices]

Barnes & Noble Inc. will unveil a new electronic book reader later this month, the bookseller told analysts and investors on Wednesday, according to a federal filing released after the close of trading. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Random House Buys Digital Agency

Random House has acquired Smashing Ideas, a digital media agency, in an effort to strengthen its digital publishing side, the publisher said on Thursday. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House buys digital agency Smashing Ideas

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:40 Bertelsmann has acquired digital media agency Smashing Ideas, with the aim of beefing up Random House Inc's digital offerings. The terms of the acquisition were not made public. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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You're Next voted best R&J Spring Read

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 04/05/2011 - 15:53 WH Smith customers have voted You’re Next by Gregg Hurwitz as the best read from Richard and Judy’s Spring Book Club titles. The thriller, published by Sphere, came top of an online poll asking readers to judge which of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin reveals more on sixth Wimpy Kid

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 03/05/2011 - 15:19 Puffin has revealed that a new Wimpy Kid book, the sixth in Jeff Kinney's series, will be published globally in the autumn. Exact publication date and the title of the book are not yet available and content will be embargoed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Advertising: Tales of Reading in Reintroducing a Color Device

Barnes & Noble’s advertising campaign for the Nook Color, an e-reading tablet, features no company stores in the ads, a nod to changes in the publishing industry. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate reveals release date for J J Abrams novel

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 15:11 Canongate will publish a book co-created by JJ Abrams, the man behind "Lost" and "Star Trek", next year after a deal was signed during London Book Fair. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eason unveils turnaround plans

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 08:40 Irish union Siptu has said it would “completely oppose” any compulsory redundancies enforced by bookselling chain Eason, as m.d Conor Whelan outlines turnaround plans for the retailer. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Moves Forward With Plans To Allow Android Apps on Nook [Mobilized]

The bookseller is proceeding with plans to open its own Android app store for the Nook Color, announcing new tools for developers and promising they will get a 70 percent cut of revenue. The first apps and store are due out with a major update to the Nook software due out this spring. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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