Vintage brings back Schulman’s People in Trouble

Vintage has acquired rights to writer and AIDs historian Sarah Schulman’s People in Trouble, almost 30 years after it was first published, featuring a fictionalised version of Donald Trump. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Looking Back—and Ahead: Printing in Hong Kong 2011

In 1985, Nintendo released Super Mario Brothers, Commodore launched the Amiga personal computer, Steve Jobs founded NeXT, and Bill Gates issued the first version of Windows. It was also the year PW launched the first report covering the Asian printing industry, of which you are now holding the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Back-End Tools Sales Teams Use to Manage, Monitor and Close the Integrated Sale

In the more simple days of selling, advertising sales executives dealt in print, closing deals on a monthly cycle. Now, as technology drives opportunities for publishers, sales execs are faced with an ever-growing portfolio of products and services to offer to clients. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Google+ Idea Guy Says Google Still Trying to Hold Him Back

Paul Adams, the Google social researcher turned Facebook product manager who's credited with giving Google the idea for circles of friends that it's utilized in Google+, spoke out against his former employer tonight on his blog. Adams protests that Google is blocking the publication of a book he... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion backs Standard literacy campaign

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 12:21 Orion Children's Books is supporting the London Evening Standard's literacy campaign Get London Reading with donations of Horrid Henry books. Volunteers to the Standard-backed scheme to help schoolchildren with their reading... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion backs Evening Standard campaign with Horrid Henry

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 08:30 Orion Children's Books is supporting the Evening Standard Get London Reading literacy campaign, announcing plans to donate a copy of a Horrid Henry early reader book to volunteer reading mentors. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Claudia Mody leaves Waterstone's for The Book People

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 08:01 Waterstone’s children’s range buyer Claudia Mody is to join The Book People as a buyer for Red House it's children's consumer-facing book club. Mody will start on 1st August at The Book People. Seni Glaister, chief executive... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Little hits back at Rowling and Blair over 'disappointing' split

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 09:59 J K Rowling's former agent Christopher Little has broken his silence about the author's surprise defection from his agency, saying that he was "disappointed and surprised" by the "premature news". Responding to Little,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstone's backs Evening Standard literacy campaign

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 13:59 Waterstone's has pledged at least £10,000 to the Evening Standard's Get London Reading campaign. The bookseller has agreed to donate all profits it makes tomorrow (24th June) from the sale of children's books in its 52 stores... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boris to celebrate the people who made London

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 09:13 HarperPress has bought a book by the mayor of London about the people who made the United Kingdom's capital city what it is today. Publishing director Susan Watt bought British Commonwealth rights to Johnson's Life of London:... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage Publishing launches Nigella ebooks

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 07:26 Vintage Publishing has released the first ebooks from Nigella Lawson, with her Kitchen and Nigella Express books now available in digital format. Lawson's Nigella Quick Collection app has also been updated with 30... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage Launches Crime Fan Site, 'The Weekly Lizard'

Under the auspices of its Vintage Crime/Black Lizard imprint, Vintage Books is launching the Weekly Lizard, a mobile-optimized online site devoted to news and feature content about crime and mystery writing. While the Weekly Lizard is designed to attract readers interested in crime, mystery and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Trade backs Finlayson's call for bursary ring-fencing

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:11 A call for the industry to lobby the government to ring-fence students' bursary spend on textbooks has received support from the trade. In a speech given at the BA a.g.m. held in London last Thursday (9th June), Iain... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Global publishing back on front foot

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 14:40 The world's largest pub­lishers have begun growing again after weathering the global recession over the past three years, with ­Pearson once again emerging as top dog. According to the annual ranking of global pub­lishing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Octopus buys book by "People's Supermarket" star

Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 10:36 Octopus has acquired a vegetable cookery title by chef, eco-restauranteur and star of "The People's Supermarket" Arthur Potts Dawson. Publishing director Stephanie Jackson acquired world rights to Eat Your Veg from Sophie Laurimore of Factual... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Donaldson backs National Library Day

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 14:53 The newly crowned children's laureate Julia Donaldson has given her support for National Libraries Day, the new initiative set to carry on the success of last February's Save Our Libraries Day. Donaldson said: "Hooray for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Why Apple Backed Down in Fight With Publishers

Maybe Apple isn’t so untouchable after all. The device maker, which has been locked in a battle with publishers, made a surprise concession recently, dropping a pricing requirement for its App Store that irked publishers. Before, publishers couldn't undercut the subscription price they offered... Continue reading at AdWeek

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People Wins Four min ‘Sales Executive of the Year’ Awards

People is the most profitable U.S. magazine and had an excellent, +5.6% ad-page advertising 2010, so it was appropriate that the magazine did very well at min's seventh "Sales Executive of the Year" awards breakfast Thursday morning (June 2) at New York's Grand Hyatt. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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"Weak" UK fails to hold back Quarto

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 01/06/2011 - 09:16 Profit and sales have increased at co-edition publisher Quarto although it warned the UK market remains "weak". Ahead of today's annual general meeting, chairman and c.e.o. Laurence Orbach said sales were up 4% to $178.5m... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lonely Planet brings photo travel books to iBookstore

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 31/05/2011 - 16:09 Lonely Planet has brought three of its photo-heavy travel books to Apple’s iBookstore for the first time from today. The travel publisher is offering Lonely Planet's Best in Travel for free until 14th June with The Travel Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage launches digital campaign for debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 14:12 Vintage Publishing's Harvill Secker is launching a digital marketing campaign for one of its autumn debuts, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, teaming up with Failbetter Games. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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