Saturday 23rd August
Book Trade News
La Mamounia Literary Award Nominates 8 Candidates for its 5th Edition.
Go to the iBooks store on your Apple device and notice a curious thing: George Orwell's picture dominates the front page.
WH Smith is on course to meet City expectations when it announces its full-year results in October
Name your price for more than 12 DRM-free books from HarperCollins, support charity, and strike a blow for freedom!
Publishing 'True Love' with Penguin books in November
Author told woman on Twitter it would be immoral not to abort pregnancy if she knew baby had Down's syndrome
iFlipd, the self-proclaimed "Redbox of Books," is experimenting with an ebook rental model that lowers costs for readers while making the reading experience more social
Acclaimed author Iain Banks' novel Stonemouth is to be dramatised by BBC Scotland and Slate North for UK audiences
How an iron-fisted PR strategy went off the rails
Throws weight behind the authors battling US online retail giant Amazon over its alleged strong-arm negotiating tactics with publishers
Amazon has stepped up its presence in China with a strategic partnership with the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ)
Google is allegedly working on a free, open access platform for the research, collaboration and publishing of peer-reviewed scientific journals.
So why isn't Kindle Worlds catching on?
St John Thomas passed away on Monday 18th August shortly before his 85th birthday
Strategy for selling Nook devices remains intact, even as the company plans to split in 2015
The row about a new 'adult' look for a children's classic has focused attention on book cover design
Small is beautiful for The Distribution Engine, a new book distributor with a very specific focus
A signed copy of Charles Dickens' novel A Tale of Two Cities bearing a personal inscription to fellow author George Eliot has gone on sale for £275,000
Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books
Writer crowdfunds time spent working on new novel with promise to send postcards – some written in his own blood – to readers who buy in
Thwaite noted that he is "tasked with making foyles.co.uk as good a book buying experience as the Foyles' customer deserves
Plans to close 11 out of Liverpool's 19 public libraries have been put on hold following a cabinet meeting
Mrs. Weasley's favorite singer and one of J.K. Rowling's "favorite 'off-stage' characters in the whole series" now has her own story
Are these rules always right, elegant or sensible?