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Apple Loses Appeal, E-book Decision Is Affirmed

Yes, Apple did orchestrate a scheme to fix e-book prices

The World's 57 Largest Book Publishers, 2015

The growing complexity of international book publishing is reflected in this year's ranking of the world's largest publishers

Barnes & Noble Reports Loss Again As Nook Sales Plunge

Fall in sales for the fourth consecutive quarter

True Historical Stories Inspire Carnegie And Greenaway Winners

Tanya Landman and William Grill win UK's oldest children's book awards

Trade Announcements

New Chair Of Edinburgh International Book Festival Board Announced

Orchard Acquires Powerful Middle Grade Debut

Penguin signs YouTube sensation Matthew Santoro for MIND = BLOWN

Viking Hires In Non-Fiction

Profile Books And Wellcome Collection Acquire Indian Medicine And The Afghan Cohort

Simon & Schuster Acquires Debut Novel By Australian Author Aoife Clifford

Charlotte McDonald-Gibson | Cast Away: The Shame On Europe's Doorstep

IPR License recruits Antonella Pearce as BDM

New Commuter Book Club

Millennials Reluctant To Read E-books

Extension To The Submission Deadline For The No Exit Press Short Story Writing Competition

Stand-up Nat Luurtsema Pens Debut Children's Book For Walker

Serpent's Tail Acquire New Novel And Short Stories By Mary Gaitskill

Israeli Rights Deal For Doyen Of Horror Fiction Ramsey Campbell

New Turkish Rights Deal For Supernatural Thriller Writer Adam Nevill

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Amazon's New Way Of Paying Authors Makes Sense

... and here's why

Why The EU-Amazon Fight Was Inevitable

Five key reasons that fueled the long march against Amazon that ended in Thursday's announcement of an EU probe

Can't Book Shops Just Go Back To Selling Books!

"Old Woolworths crossed with a toyshop"

Beyond The Booker: In Defence Of The Literary Prize

Books prizes are one arena in which the winner doesn't take all

Feature Items

New Books, Dead Authors

If Tom Clancy can keep publishing books posthumously, why not Dostoevsky?

World's Favourite Bookstores Ranking Shows Enduring Market

If anything, the total global market for books is growing

Advanced Advance Reading Copies

This summer, ARCs seem more advanced than ever

Best Practices For Book Marketing

M.J. Rose, the founder of AuthorBuzz, shares her best practices book marketing, pitfalls to avoid, and other challenges of reaching readers

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