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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Almanac app to chart Gaiman's huge 2013

Neil Gaiman looks set to be one of the busiest authors of 2013, with a host of book publications... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Celebrates 50 Years

A preview of the 50th Bologna Book Fair includes the TOC Bologna program, Sweden as the Guest of Honor Country, and a list of award winners recognized during the fair. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goblinproofing wins odd title prize

A publication named Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop is named as the winner of the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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There’s a General Global Decline in Book Sales, Why?

Research is showing that book sales around the world are in general decline and in some countries people are said to have simply stopped reading. What's to blame? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Gilbert asks fans to help her choose a new book cover

'Eat, Pray, Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert is using her Facebook page to allow fans to pick the cover of her new novel. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Book Buyers Spend Less, But Still Loyal to Print

For the fifth year in a row, UK book revenue is down, as consumers switch from print to digital formats and from physical shops to online retailers, even for print purchases. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pitcher wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Annabel Pitcher was named a "genuine literary star" this evening as she won the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quadrille acquires Belle and Boo craft book

Quadrille Publishing has acquired The Belle and Boo Book of Craft, a project book inspired by the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books now available in Mexico

Despite going on quite the world tour, Google Play Books hasn't been available as close by as Mexico. That's been rectified: the online bookstore is now open in the country, with both local titles and prices in Pesos. As with some other countries, the expansion also gives Mexicans their first... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Minimalist Comic Book That Stares Straight Into Piet Mondrian’s Soul

Frédérique Rusch transforms Mondrian’s two-dimensional primary-colored grid into a three-dimensional space, with a subtle Charles Burns reference thrown in for good measure. It’s all wonderfully meta: The first page of this comic by Frédérique Rusch is a simple grid that you may or may not... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stellar shortlist for women's book prize

Anyone who thinks women's writing is all about sex and vampires should take a closer look. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2013-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlantic signs Iraq title

Atlantic has signed a non-fiction book giving a personal account of life in Iraq, ten years after... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prospect Books wins André Simon award

A book published by one-man band Prospect Books has won the prestigious André Simon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales fall following bumper week

Printed book sales in the UK slipped back last week, despite a number of new novels by some of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley announces 'Digital Classroom'

John Wiley has launched subscription e-learning resource www.digitalclassroom.com, combining... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Highlights for Professionals at the Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 23-25

From April 23-25 the BAIBF offers exclusive programming for publishing professionals, including a seminar on change management, honors for Latin America's top 50 publishing pros, and more. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa Editions launches crime list World Noir

Literary fiction publisher Europa Editions is releasing a new crime list called World Noir this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The E-book Explosion: Facts & Figures 2012

A snapshot of the ebook industry today shows more than 1,000 ebooks with sales of 25,000+. And while our survey of publishers is by no means complete, it's more than enough to prove that the book business is quickly moving to digital. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lots to Choose From at SXSW 2013

This was PW’s third year at SXSW Interactive, the annual technology festival in Austin, Tex., and it may have been the toughest year to cover. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emily Rapp writes her way through grief in 'Still Point of the Turning World''

How do you live with the knowledge that your baby is dying? A radiant new memoir chronicles the nine months after a mother's worst nightmare came true.Emily Rapp is not one to sugarcoat hard truths, including the brutal diagnosis she and her husband received in January 2011 when they took their... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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