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Baldacci Hopes Enhanced E-Book Will Put Focus on Content, Not Price

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-16

Author David Baldacci hopes the enhanced e-book he created for his upcoming novel Deliver Us...

Hysteria, tears in Berlusconi book on Italy's love

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-16

Hysterical and tearful messages from Italians imploring Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to persevere after being attacked last year fill a new book that hits stores just as campaigning for regional...

Lulu.com Going Public: IPO For Book Publishing Website Coming Soon

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-16

What's Your Reaction? The company behind the Lulu.com book publishing Web site has taken the first official step toward an initial public offering in Canada.

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess Of York Launches Children's Book Series

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-16

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This August, the Duchess of York and Sterling Children's Books will publish Helping Hand Books, a series designed to help children understand personal and social...

Silvio Berlusconi's own publishing firm releases book celebrating PM as 'Superman'

Daily Telegraph – 2010-03-16

Emotional messages likening Silvio Berlusconi to Superman after his show of strength when he was attacked in Milan last year have been compiled in a new book published by a firm owned by the Italian...

Bookstore Sells Half of All Copies of WWII Book

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-15

A Washington-area bookstore has sold 13,200 copies of Hell...

Baldacci says he has 'enriched' e-book on the way

AP – 2010-03-15

AP - David Baldacci is ready for e-book immersion.

Readers Are Devouring Apple Book Apps

BusinessWeek – 2010-03-15

Demand for digital book applications on Apple devices gives developers and publishers fresh ways to make money—a mixed blessing for Amazon

Ky-Mani Marley says book distorts his story as Bob Marley's illegitimate son

Washington Post – 2010-03-14

MIAMI -- A son of Bob Marley has written his memoir, an arresting narrative about life as the exiled child of a musical and social icon.

Bloomberg and Wiley Announce Exclusive Book Publishing Alliance

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2010-03-11

NEW YORK----Bloomberg L.P. and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. announced today that Wiley will be the exclusive global publisher of BLOOMBERG® and BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK® branded books to be marketed as...

Book Buzz: Movie works magic for 'Alice in Wonderland'

USA Today – 2010-03-11

Alice bounds out of the rabbit hole; conservative titles are burning up the list; and 'Wimpy Kid' author Jeff Kinney goes Hollywood.

Mantel’s ’Wolf Hall,’ Cheever Biography Win Book Critics Award

Bloomberg – 2010-03-12

March 12 (Bloomberg) -- Three of the awards given by the National Book Critics Circle last night went to British writers, including Hilary Mantel, who was honored at the New York ceremony with the...

Barnsley hails World Book Day 'boost'

The Book Seller – 2010-03-10

World Book Day has "given a great boost to...

Profits Jump at Hachette; December E-book Sales Soar

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-10

Hachette Book Group USA contributed the majority of the 24% earnings increase for Lagardere...

French indies launch book portal

The Book Seller – 2010-03-10

Seven independent booksellers with nine...

Taylor and Burton book to JR Books

The Book Seller – 2010-03-10

Jeremy Robson of JR Books has acquired UK and...

Moody's Lifts NYT Co. Rating to 'Stable'

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-10

Moody's Investors Service said Wednesday that it has lifted its rating on The New York Times Co. on its expectation that revenue declines will slow as the economy recovers.

Google, Italy agree massive book scanning project

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-10

Google said Wednesday it had reached agreement with the Italian culture ministry to scan up to a million books housed in the national libraries of Rome and Florence.

Hilary Duff to write young adult book series

AP – 2010-03-09

AP - Welcome the latest celebrity children's author, Hilary Duff.

BRC reports high street book sales decline

The Book Seller – 2010-03-09

Struggling non-fiction bestsellers and strong...

Manuel Zelaya, Former Honduran President, To Write A Book About Coup

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-08

What's Your Reaction? CARACAS, Venezuela — Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya plans to write a book describing his ouster last year. Zelaya says Honduras' business elite was behind last June's...

Pear Press Teams With Airline for Book Promotion

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-08

In a marketing move to overcome the challenges facing publishers in search of an ever-elusive...

Washington lawyer Bob Barnett is the force behind many political book deals

Washington Post – 2010-03-07

In "I, Alex Cross," the new bestseller set in Washington by James Patterson, fictional detective Alex Cross scans the ego wall in the office of a senator he's investigating:

John Edgar Wideman to Self-Publish New Book via Lulu.com

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-05

In an unusual move for an established author, critically acclaimed novelist, memoirist and...

Covered: Penguin Classics' Pretentious New Book Jackets

Forbes – 2010-03-04

These aren't covers for book lovers; they're for graphic designers.

Book on atom bomb horrors halted over false stories

Reuters – 2010-03-03

Reuters - A book about a handful of Japanese who survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atom bombs has been pulled from U.S. book shelves amid reports it is based on false accounts and with doubts...

Macmillan Stacking Sandbags Against e-Book Flood

Salon.com – 2010-03-03

If you want to see someone frantically struggling to defend an existing analog business model against the disruption that comes from digital, look no further than a blog post today from John...

Hindus urge Penguin USA to withdraw book on them

NDTV – 2010-03-03

Hindus living in the United States have urged the Penguin Group to "immediately" withdraw noted scholar Wendy Doniger's book on the community, alleging that it has numerous errors in its historical...

Publisher to Halt Printing of Disputed Hiroshima Book

New York Times – 2010-03-02

The publisher of a book about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima whose author relied on a fraudulent source has said it will stop printing and shipping copies.

Debunked atom bomb book selling

USA Today – 2010-03-02

The debunking of a book about the atomic bombing of Japan seems to have made it more popular.

How Much It Really Costs To Publish An Ebook Vs A Real Book

Gizmodo Australia – 2010-03-01

Ebooks negate the most obvious costs of hardcover books: No dead trees, ink, warehouse or shelf storage, so of course they’re cheaper. In fact, isn’t $US12.99 for an ebook just a little bit...

Math of Publishing Meets the E-Book

New York Times – 2010-03-01

E-books are cheaper to produce than print volumes, but consumers may not realize that expenses like overhead and royalties are still in effect, publishers say.

Author Solutions Announces E-book Distribution Deal with Barnes & Noble's nook

TM – 2010-03-01

Author Solutions , the world leader in indie book publishing, announced today an e-book distribution deal with Barnes & Noble. Under terms of the agreement, e-book formats of all new ASI titles...

Book-to-movie not always a happy ending

Knoxville News Sentinel – 2010-02-27

Book-to-movie doesn't work for me very often. I am almost always disappointed in the "movie version" of a favorite book. The result is usually that I hate the movie because it "just wasn't as good"...

Nintendo is the latest entrant to e-book game

The Christian Science Monitor – 2010-02-26

The forthcoming Nintendo DSi XL will have the screen size to handle e-book titles. But Nintendo won't be knocking Amazon off its perch anytime soon.

Sedaris Teams with Falconer for Next Book

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-26

David Sedaris's next title to be illustrated book of animal...

Science Writing At Its Finest? Richard Dawkins's 'Oxford Book Of Modern Science Writing'

The Huffington Post – 2010-02-25

What's Your Reaction? Sometime in 1976 I was asked to be a judge for the 1975 National Book Awards for the category "The Sciences."

English-language book sales down in US and UK, up elsewhere

The Book Seller – 2010-02-25

The UK and US were the only major...

A Wii book reader due

New York Post – 2010-02-25

Nintendo Co. is putting William Shakespeare and Mark Twain alongside "Super Mario" with its new handheld game device. The Kyoto-based maker of the top-selling Wii console introduced the DSi XL...

Rapidshare gets court order to clamp down on digital book piracy

Los Angeles Times – 2010-02-25

Book publishers are hoping to close a chapter on their fight against digital piracy, having won a key legal victory against RapidShare, a popular website that was found by the court host pirated...

Salman Rushdie to write book about decade in hiding

USA Today – 2010-02-24

Novelist Salman Rushdie plans to write a book about his decade in hiding under a death threat from the Iranian government using a digital archive of his personal papers housed at Emory University,...

Elsevier launches new online book series: Elsevier Insights

EurekAlert! – 2010-02-24

( Elsevier ) Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, announced today the launch of Elsevier Insights, a new online book series...

Superman's comic book debut brings $1 million

USA Today – 2010-02-23

The million-dollar Action Comics #1 was in "Very Fine" condition, or 8.0 in a 10-point scale used by comic book collectors.

E-Book Sales Jump 176% in Flat Trade Year

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-22

E-book sales from the 13 publishers that report figures to the Association of American...

Worm hunters, Nazi spoons vie for odd-book prize

AP – 2010-02-22

AP - Worm hunters, lethal robots and Nazi spoons are in the running for Britain's quirkiest literary award, the Diagram Prize for year's oddest book title.

Book on Hiroshima bombing blighted by phantom engineer

The Scotsman – 2010-02-22

A NEW book about the atomic destruction of Hiroshima has won critical acclaim with its heartbreaking portrayals of the bomb's survivors – and is set to be made into a film

Doubts Raised on Book’s Tale of Atom Bomb

New York Times – 2010-02-21

The author of a new book about the destruction of Hiroshima concedes that he was probably duped and says he will rewrite the book for future editions.

Usain Bolt lands two-book deal with publisher HarperSport

ESPN – 2010-02-20

Usain Bolt's agent says the record-breaking sprinter has agreed to a two-book deal with publisher HarperSport.

Blake to publish Cheryl and Ashley Cole split book

The Book Seller – 2010-02-20

John Blake is publishing an up-to-date...

Judge puts off ruling on Google's proposed digital book settlement

Washington Post – 2010-02-19

NEW YORK -- Google confronted a barrage of criticism from opponents of its proposed digital book settlement Thursday as the Internet search giant tried to persuade a federal judge to approve a deal...

No ruling from judge on Google book case

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-02-19

Google and opponents and supporters of its digital book project have sparred in court as the judge hearing the case pressed the Internet titan about its plan to offer millions of books online.

Portugal upholds ban on book about Madeleine McCann

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2010-02-19

A Portuguese court upheld on Thursday a ban on a book about the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann written by former detective Goncalo Amaral who led the initial investigation.

Google book project opponents, supporters meet in courts

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-02-19

Google traded arguments with opponents and supporters of its digital book project in a Manhattan courtroom Thursday as the judge hearing the case pressed the Internet giant to defend the venture.

Google, Publishers, Authors Defend Book Settlement

Update2 – 2010-02-19

Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc. and a group of publishers and authors urged a federal judge to accept a $125 million settlement that would create the world’s biggest digital book library.

No decision today in Google Book hearing

V3.co.uk via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News – 2010-02-19

A US judge has postponed his ruling in the case over Google's Book service settlement.

Madeleine's Parents Set To Speak On Book Ban

SkyNews via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News – 2010-02-19

Kate and Gerry McCann will speak publicly for the first time later about a Portuguese court's decision to uphold a ban on a book claiming their daughter Madeleine is dead.

Is Apple Actually Pushing for the $10 iPad E-Book, After All?

Wired News – 2010-02-18

We've lamented the death of the $10 e-book, the victim of a showdown between Amazon and publishers emboldened by the advent of the iPad. But a New York report says Apple's iBook pricing scheme would...

Google seeks court approval of digital book project

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-02-18

Google, along with supporters and opponents of its ambitious digital book project, are set to appear in a Manhattan courtroom Thursday after five years of legal wrangling.

'Maddie's dead' book ban stays

The Sun – 2010-02-18

KATE and Gerry McCann 'pleased' that ban remains on book about missing tot

Portuguese court confirms Madeleine McCann book ban

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-02-18

A Portuguese court on Thursday banned a book on the disappearance of the British girl Madeleine McCann written by the police officer who led the initial probe, a lawyer for her parents said.

Columnist to publish book on Tiger Woods

Sportsnet.ca – 2010-02-18

A longtime journalist's "inside account" of Tiger Woods is being published in June.

Jobs Is Said to Assist With Book on His Life

New York Times – 2010-02-16

Apple’s chief executive is set to collaborate on an authorized biography, to be written by Walter Isaacson, the former managing editor of Time magazine.

A Fine Line When Ads and Children Mix

New York Times – 2010-02-15

Advertisers are increasingly cautious about taking out ads aimed at children, and that is hurting children’s magazines.

E-Book Price Increase May Stir Readers’ Passions

New York Times – 2010-02-13

The most voracious readers of e-books have shown a reflexive hostility to prices higher than $9.99 for popular titles.

Seven Stories Book Looks at African Americans In Motorsports

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-11

Seven Stories Press is releasing, Racing While Black: How An African American Stock Car Team...

Publishers Win a Bout in E-Book Price Fight

New York Times – 2010-02-09

Publishers have managed to take some control — at least temporarily — of how much consumers pay for their content.

Justice Dept. Criticizes Latest Google Book Deal

New York Times – 2010-02-08

While the Justice Department did not explicitly urge a rejection of the deal, its opposition on copyright, class action and antitrust grounds is a setback for Google.

Publishers, Amazon in flux in e-book pricing fray

Reuters – 2010-02-04

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The chief executive of book publisher Macmillan said on Thursday his company is still in talks with online retailer Amazon.com Inc over the pricing of its books,...

Amazon loss on e-book pricing could fuel trend

Reuters – 2010-02-02

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A pricing battle lost by Amazon.com Inc to a top publisher may herald pressure from other publishers, compromising low e-book prices which could potentially hit sales...

Decline in One-Time Costs Lifts Gannett

New York Times – 2010-02-02

The publishing company, which earned $133.6 million in the last quarter, said lower costs helped it beat estimates of Wall Street analysts.

Amazon gives in to Macmillan on e-book pricing

Reuters – 2010-02-01

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc all but waved the white flag in a dispute with publisher Macmillan that could lead to the online retailer raising prices on some of its e-books.

Sargent: New E-Book Terms Behind Amazon Pulling Titles

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-30

Amazon pulled Macmillan's e-books and print books from its sites after Macmillan CEO John Sargent presented new terms of sale for e-books to the e-tailer. Under the new terms, Macmillan will sell...

Digital Book World: Baker & Taylor Shows Off Kurzweil’s Blio e-Reader

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-28

Baker & Taylor senior v-p Linda Gagnon showed off Blio, e-reading software developed by visionary technologist Ray Kurzweil’s KNFB Reading Technology, at a session during the final day of Digital...

Digital Book World: Little Consensus on e-Book Pricing, Timing

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-28

There was little consensus at two Digital Book World panels yesterday discussing e-book pricing and when e-books should be released. Kobo's Michael Tamblyn showed a chart that indicated $8.76 was...

Battle of the e-book could become a bestseller

Times Online – 2010-01-28

The fight for e-book supremacy has all the makings of a page turner with the introduction of the Apple iPad.

Resignation of the Chief at Borders Adds to Unease About Book Sales

New York Times – 2010-01-27

Ron Marshall, who joined Borders in January 2009, was the third person to occupy the chief executive’s seat in three years.

Digital Book World: Debating E-Rights Issues

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

In a dynamic panel at Digital Book World about rights in the electronic age, a number of hot-button, complex issues were broached on Tuesday afternoon.

Digital Book World: Piracy, Avid Readers and New Business Models

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

Macmillan president Brian Napack’s call for publishers to fight digital book piracy with a coordinated program of lawsuits, takedown pressure and anti-piracy legislation seemed to energize the...

Comeback Planned for Girls’ Book Series

New York Times – 2009-12-31

Scholastic Inc. plans to reissue repackaged versions of the first two volumes of “The Baby-Sitters Club,” in the hopes of igniting enthusiasm in a new generation of readers.

Google's Goal: Digitize Every Book Ever Printed

PBS – 2009-12-30

In a new era of E-books, Internet giant Google is attempting to offer millions of books online. Spencer Michels looks at the controversial plan and what it could mean for the future of reading.

Awkward Timing for a Book by Woods

New York Times – 2009-12-28

Motorists could soon be driving under the influence of Tiger Woods as Hatchette Audio in May will release his 2001 best seller as an audio book.

Dreamy Sales of Jung Book Stir Analysis

New York Times – 2009-12-25

“The Red Book” by Carl Jung has surprised booksellers and its publisher with strong sales — despite its $195 price tag.

Friedman, Sharp Kick off Mediabistro E-Book Summit with “Open Road” Discussion

Publishers Wekly – 2009-12-15

The Mediabistro.com E-Book Summit kicked off this morning with an engaging, cordial discussion with Jane Friedman and Jeffrey Sharp, co-founders of Open Road Integrated Media—an appropriate start...

Dubai Children’s Book Fair Postponed

Publishers Wekly – 2009-12-17

The first Dubai International Children’s Book Fair, set for February 3-10, 2010, has been postponed indefinitely, according to a brief statement issued by the organizer, the Mohammad bin Rashid Al...

One-Third of Book Buyers Cutting Purchases, Bowker Finds

Publishers Wekly – 2009-12-15

The economic downturn has caused Americans to reduce the number of books they are buying and to buy less expensive books when they make a purchase, according to data released Tuesday from Bowker’s...

Sony's Stringer says e-reader to stay a book device

Reuters – 2009-12-17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The way Howard Stringer sees it, Sony's digital e-readers should focus on the printed word and making reading "comfortable," even though the consumer electronics giant could...

Fine for Google over French books

BBC – 2009-12-18

Google is fined 300,000 euros in France and told to remove some titles from its digital books archive.

Book review: 'Stones into Schools' by Greg Mortenson

Washington Post – 2009-12-20

From the author of "Three Cups of Tea" comes "Stones into Schools" which details all the good that has been done because of "Tea"'s success.

Macmillan to Use Multi-Prong Approach to E-Book Release Dates

Publishers Wekly – 2009-12-15

Macmillan CEO John Sargent issued a brief statement Tuesday outlining his company's plans for releasing e-book editions of its frontlist titles. Macmillan will publish its bestsellers in several...

Top Author Shifts E-Book Rights to Amazon.com

New York Times – 2009-12-15

Amazon will have the exclusive e-book rights to two books from Stephen R. Covey, a move that promises to raise the anxiety level among print publishers.

Digital Book 2009: an eBook Stimulus Plan for Publishing

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-04-06

The Association of American Publishers reported last week that eBook sales represent the fastest growing segment of the industry while US book sales are in decline across all major book publishing...

Kindle Readers Ignite Protest Over E-Book Prices

Wired News – 2009-04-06

A group of Kindle e-book readers is protesting the price of e-books being higher than $10. Their rationale is that Kindle books cannot be distributed, traded or sold, and should cost much lower than...

Page first turned on e-book idea long ago

Reuters – 2009-04-06

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Discovery Communications chairman and founder John Hendricks waited 17 years for the moment when Amazon and Sony would battle for dominance in the world of...

Obama scoops British book prize

BBC News – 2009-04-03

US President Barack Obama fights off competition from Paul O'Grady and Dawn French to take the biography prize at the British Book Awards.

In Baltimore, The Bird is Back

Editor And Publisher – 2009-04-03

The Baltimore Sun is resurrecting its Oriole cartoon mascot on April 7 and will run it throughout the 2009 baseball season.

How To Publish A Book Under A Creative Commons License With The Support Of The Publisher

MasterNewMedia.org – 2009-04-03

Getting your book published under a Creative Commons license may still be one of the hardest task a writer has to go through, as most traditional book publisher still look at open licensing schemes...

E-Book Patent Holder Goes After iPhone

Law.com via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-04-03

Swiss electronics developer Monec Holding AG has filed suit in Virginia federal court against Apple, alleging that the company's popular iPhone infringes a U.S. patent it holds for an "electronic...

Disney to Publish 'Little Mermaid' Broadway Companion Book

Playbill via Yahoo! News – 2009-04-02

Michael Lassell's "The Little Mermaid: From the Deep Blue Sea to the Great White Way," a companion book to Disney's latest Broadway musical, will be in stories in late April from Disney Books.

Marr book publisher pays out to activist

Guardian Unlimited – 2009-04-02

Macmillan agrees to pay undisclosed damages to Erin Pizzey after History of Modern Britain falsely links her to terror group The publisher of Andrew Marr's best-selling book A History of Modern...

Obama's half sister gets deal for children's book

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-04-02

President Obama's half-sister has a book deal, for a children's picture story. Maya Soetoro-Ng's "Ladder to the Moon," based in part on Obama's mother and other family members, will be published by...

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