The Worlds of the ‘Remarkably Prescient’ Octavia Butler

A new interactive article in The Times immerses readers in significant locations and moments from the life of the pioneering science fiction writer. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Kobo Mini review: does the world need a small e-reader?

More Info Hands-on with Kobo's Glo and Mini e-readers (video) Kobo Glo review: another illuminated e-reader lights up the market Amazon Kindle Paperwhite review While tablet and smartphone manufacturers battled it out over screen sizes, e-reader makers seem to have settled on an... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gannett Unit To Produce Ads For The World Co.

Gannett Publishing Services has entered an agreement with The World Co. to produce print and digital ads for the family-owned Kansas media company through the Gannett Imaging and Ad Design Center, the company announced this week. The Des Moines, Iow ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does the literary world need a women-only prize?

The Rosalind Prize for Fiction – named for Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' heroine – follows awards like Australia's women-only Stella Prize and the U.K.'s Orange Prize. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Remarkable' shortlist for William Hill

Self-published title Shot and a Ghost has been shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin and Random House: Will they combine to form the world's biggest publisher?

Pearson, the owner of Penguin, and Bertelsmann, Random House's parent company, are currently in discussions to merge the two companies. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Book Trends Differ Around the World

During a CEO panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012, execs from bookselling giants discussed global ebook trends and how they differ across various markets. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day 2013 titles announced

Books by Francesca Simon, Anthony Horowitz, Shirley Hughes and Lauren Child will be included in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print, Digital, Tablets and More: World Publishing Expo (IFRA Expo) Announces Conference Schedule

Already the world’s largest global trade exhibition for the news publishing and media industry, the World Publishing Expo is expanding the conferences and seminars that accompany the event, making it even more attractive for the thousands o ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil

The price-fixing case turns out well for Amazon but unsettles many others in the industry.Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to ebooks. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thailand to Host World’s Press in 2013

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), today invited the world's press to attend the 65th World Newspaper Congress, 20th World Editors Forum and 23rd World Newspaper Advertising Forum, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson is world's highest-earning author, says Forbes

Thriller writer James Patterson has been crowed as the world’s top-earning author in 2011-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nominations open for World Book Night 2013

Nominations for books to be given out for free at next year's World Book Night will begin on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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History Press to look at First World War in 'whole new light'

The History Press has signed The First World War in 100 Objects by battlefield specialist Peter... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade must help bookshops compete in e-world

Booksellers must address their "toxic" real estate and band together to compete in an... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night: coming your way, but no room for Amazon

On World Book Night thousands of volunteers in the US and Europe will hand out books, hoping to pass along their own love of reading. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Need for stories' as World Book Night celebrates

World Book Night founder Jamie Byng spoke about the "need" for stories as the 2012... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night celebrations readied internationally

The Duchess of Cornwall, Stephen Fry and actor William Rycroft are among those gearing up to hand... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book world expresses disappointment, outrage over Pulitzer snub

Pulitzer juror Susan Larson said she and the rest of the fiction jury are 'shocked … angry … and very disappointed' that the Pulitzer board elected not to choose a 2012 fiction winner. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S signs world for Elliott Wright

Simon & Schuster has signed world rights in two novels by début author Susan Elliott... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: dispatches from a diehard fan

The Harry Potter theme park in Orlando, Fla., more than lived up to its hype for this fan. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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