Staff Pick: Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends Michael Burleigh’s lengthy, speedy account of two decades of imperialist 'little wars' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does Copyright Make Books Disappear?

A report from the University of Illinois shows that copyright laws have squashed the market for books from the middle of the 20th century. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook offers promotional help to small game developers

Hoping to strengthen its services for mobile users, Facebook has created a new program to encourage third-party developers to build games that will run on the company's mobile clients.The new pilot program, called Facebook Mobile Games Publishing, will assist selected game development shops in... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Overstock.com and Amazon in a price war?

Overstock.com is offering 'tens of thousands' of books at '10 percent off Amazon's book prices.' Now Amazon has reduced the prices of many of its bestsellers by as much as 50 to 65 percent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Amazon's new book discounts a 'declaration of war'?

The online bookseller had dropped prices on some of its top-selling hardcovers, as much as 64% off retail.Bargain book shoppers must have been pleased looking at Amazon's bestseller list this weekend: The online bookseller had dropped prices on some of its top-selling hardcovers, as much as 64%... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Ad Distribution Announces Partnership with MyDistrict.Net

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – July 25, 2013 – Global Ad Distribution, the publishing industry’s leading expert in full service home delivery outsource solutions, is proud to announce it has contracted to utilize the services of My ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Making Yourself Mobile

It’s not news that mobile has become a strategic imperative for publishers. Smartphone ownership has now crossed the 50-percent mark in the U.S., according to the Pew Research Center, while mobile users are reporting significantly higher content consumption levels across the board. But... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bible makes Revenge look credible

Can a blockbuster based on the Good Book pull off a miracle? Not when it's up against giant sharks . .     Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2013-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: How to Make the Perfect Comic Book TV Show

As the nation's geeks and nerds pack away their spandex and cardboard cosplay costumes (until October's New York Comic-Con of course) staff writer and office comic book aficionado Sam Thielman explains who should be TV's next smash hit superheroes.     Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt on staff departures: 'No-one has enjoyed this process'

Waterstones staff have spoken of their sadness at seeing managers with decades of experience... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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There Will Always Be a Place for Great Bookstores

The business of publishing and selling books will continue its radical change. But some things are eternal.     Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2013-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawaii Hochi Picks JETLEADER 1500 for Printing Needs

Hawaii Hochi, Ltd., a Japanese newspaper publisher located in Honolulu Hawaii has signed a contract for a JETLEADER 1500 to supplement their current printing operations. Hawaii Hochi, Ltd., a subsidiary of one of Japan’s larger newspapers, ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo America Brings Translation To Global Market Forum 2014

BookExpo America's 2014 Global Market Forum will be have an exciting new focus, Books in Translation: Wanderlust for the Written Word. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: Kadokawa Shoten

The Kadokawa Group, which aims to become a "Mega Software Publisher," is moving beyond its existing publishing business to achieve sustainable growth in film and software (which includes websites and mobile sites), and by developing business overseas with an emphasis on Asia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: The Mondadori Group

The Mondadori Group is the leading book and magazine publisher in Italy, with a market share of 27.6% (against 26.5% in 2011). The company's publishing houses include Edizioni Mondadori, Einaudi, Piemme, and Sperling & Kupfer. Its magazine titles include Panorama and Donna moderna. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: AST

AST was established in 1990 by Alexei Gertsev, Sergei Derevianko and Tatiana Derevianko as "Creative Cooperative Association AST" (Russian: Творческое кооперативное объединение, or АСТ). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: Egmont

Egmont is one of Scandinavia’s leading media companies, producing magazines, books, movie theatres, movies, TV, comic books, school books, communities, games and game consoles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: Kyowon

Kyowon, founded in 1985, is one of the biggest publishing companies in Korea. They have a high reputation for educational books, especially for prenatal, baby, toddler, and pre-school topics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: China Education

In December 2010, China Education Publishing & Media Group (China Education) was formed as a strategic merger to reshape educational publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: La Martinière

Founded in 1992 by Hervé de la Martinière, the French publishing company initially focused on illustrated books in Photography, Heritage, Art, and Leisure, and is now also active in general trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2013: Kodansha

Kodansha was started by Seiji Noma in 1909 as a spin-off of the Dai-Nippon Yūbenkai (Greater Japan Oratorical Society). Its first publication was the literary magazine Yūben. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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