Susan Kamil, a Top Book Editor and Publisher, Dies at 69

Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-10 22:55:59 UTC ]
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Peston transcribed wife's final book

The BBC's business editor Robert Peston describes how transcribing his late wife's final book helped him cope with grief following her death from lung cancer. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thatcher, Le Carré and TV stars help book sales rebound

Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl has returned to the summit of the Official UK Top 50 after a week... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC and Quercus sign Publishing Equalities Charter

HarperCollins and Quercus have become the latest publishers to sign the Publishing Equalities... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Judith Tebbutt

Faber is to publish an account of being held hostage by Somali pirates written by Judith Tebbutt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WBN launches book club

World Book Night is launching a monthly book club, offering reading recommendation to its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Publishes Guide to Its Graphic Novel Backlist

Looking to provide info to retailers, librarians, and consumers interested in its book-format comics, DC Comics is publishing the DC Entertainment Essential Graphic Novels and Chronology 2013, a 121-page reading guide and index to the publisher’s extensive backlist of collected and original... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Square Books: ‘PW’ Bookstore of the Year

“The store is my crack,” says Richard Howorth, co-owner of 34-year-old Square Books in Oxford, Miss., and former president of the American Booksellers Association. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOP begins move to standardise mobile ads for publishers

The Association of Online Publishers has launched a new initiative with 16 leading media owners, to demonstrate the value of premium mobile advertising, with a view to standardising formats. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2013-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is a Digital Book as Devout as a Physical Copy?

The devout of all faiths adore their books. They mark their most cherished passages and pass them on to the next generation. Can the same ever be said for a digital edition? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Female authors lead book longlist

The longlist for the sixth Desmond Elliott Prize, which honours the best in debut fiction, is unveiled, with seven of the 10 novels by women. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Deals hot up for middle-grade books

Children’s publishers’ much-discussed search for middle-grade hits is starting to hot... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Third World Book Night hailed as success

Julia Kingsford, chief executive of World Book Night, reported that the promotion was carried out... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ukraine’s Andrei Kurkov on Self-publishing and Surrealism

Self publishing might be hot now, but under the Soviets in 1992, writer Andrei Kurkov had no other choice. He discusses what he learned and why surrealism suits Russian writers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomberg Revs Up Video News Operations, Publishing 200 Clips Daily

With a global television network operation in place, Bloomberg News is using video clips from its  shows as well as Web-only videos to produce some 200 clips per day,  signaling a new "digital first" approach, says Chris Berend ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Not Give Away Ebooks on World Book Night Too?

World Book Night gives away 500,000 print books. Wouldn't it make good sense to extend the promotion by offering free ebooks as well? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book marks Wisden anniversary

Bloomsbury has created an ebook to mark of the 150th edition of the Wisden Cricketers'... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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500,000 free books to be handed out

World Book Night 2013 is being marked by a free hand out of 500,000 books and hundreds of literary events around the country. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'E-books can't be resold', rules German court

A German court has ruled that digital books cannot be resold by purchasers. The German District... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Givers prepare for World Book Night

Givers across the country are gearing up to take part in this evening's World Book Night,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jingdong Battles Dangdang, Amazon for China’s Online Book Buyers

Jingdong, China's third place commercial online bookstore, is boosting its challenge to Dangdang and Amazon's dominance by focusing on service and international titles. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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