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Publishers Call For UK Antitrust Inquiry Into Amazon
www.ft.com

British publishers have called for a competition inquiry into UK's retail book market "suffers from a chronic and debilitating imbalance for authors, publishers and booksellers"

Newman Prize For Chinese Literature Goes To Chu T'ien-Wen
www.complete-review.com

An international jury has selected the Taiwanese novelist and screenwriter Chu T'ien-Wen as the winner of the fourth Newman Prize for Chinese Literature

Publishing Industry Sets Out Policy Proposals For Next Government
www.booktrade.info

The Publishers Association releases an eight point plan for growth in the book and journal market

Deciding Who Should Pay To Publish Peer-reviewed Scientific Research
www.theguardian.com

How open-access journals are changing the field of peer-reviewed science

Nook Press And The Bookseller Team Up For Indie Author Promotion
goodereader.com

In order to better promote Nook Press as a viable alternative to Kindle Direct Publishing and Kobo Writing Life, Barnes and Noble has partnered with The Bookseller on a New Preview Section for Self-Published Authors in the UK

Barnes And Noble Suspends The Ability To Download Nook Ebooks
goodereader.com

Barnes and Noble has just removed the ability to download eBooks that you have bought from the online Nook Store

2014 National Book Award Fiction Longlist Announced
www.publishersweekly.com

Even the big names are niche

Amazon Unveils New Kindle E-Readers
www.digitalbookworld.com

High-End Kindle Fire, Children's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire for Under $100

News Corp Executive Labels Google A 'platform For Piracy'
www.theguardian.com

Robert Thomson writes to competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia calling for action over Google's dominance

Zadie Smith And Lionel Shriver Head National Short Story Award Shortlist
www.theguardian.com

Smith joins Shriver, Rose Tremain and Tessa Hadley on all-female list with tale of a search for a corset in New York

2 Past Presidents Express Fears Over CILIP Leadership Proposals
www.publiclibrariesnews.com

"For the second year running CILIP's AGM promises to be an unpredictable affair

Blinkist Gives You The Gist Of Non-fiction Books In 15 Minutes
thenextweb.com

It's all about manual curation

Matt Harrop Wins Waterstones Manager Of The Year
m.warringtonguardian.co.uk

Picks up manager of the year at the Waterstones company awards last week just a year after taking over the Warrington Golden Square branch.

Cartoonist Alison Bechdel 'In Shock' After Winning $625,000 'Genius' Grant
www.theguardian.com

Graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel has been named one of 21 winners of a $625,000 MacArthur "genius" grant

Reeva Steenkamp's mother to release 'painfully honest' memoir
www.independent.co.uk

In Reeva, A Mother's Story, to be published by Sphere later this year, June Steenkamp will recount how she dealt with the high-profile trial in Pretoria and lay bare her feelings about the verdict

Amazon Expands KDP Select With New Bonuses For Top-performing Indie Authors
the-digital-reader.com

Amazon has added nearly $3 million to the payout pool for Kindle Direct Publishing Select authors

Kindle Store To Launch In The Netherlands In October?
the-digital-reader.com

Citing unnamed sources, two different Dutch news sites are reporting that Amazon will launch a Kindle Store in the Netherlands next month

World Fantasy Awards Pressed To Drop HP Lovecraft Trophy In Racism Row
www.theguardian.com

Authors say statuette of the notorious science fiction author is inappropriate to honour modern sci-fi and fantasy writers

VS Naipaul Dropped By Bali Literary Festival Over Fee Request
www.theguardian.com

Ubud Writers and Readers festival claimed it could not afford the Nobel laureate's '11th-hour' change to terms

Martin Amis's 'Zone Of Interest' Makes European Publishers Squirm
www.nytimes.com

Satire set in a concentration camp is having trouble gaining traction

News Corp's New London Headquarters Officially Opened
uk.finance.yahoo.com

News Corp's new headquarters in London was officially opened today by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and News Corp Executive Chairman, Rupert Murdoch and Chief Executive, Robert Thomson.

Audible Security Flaw Lets Thieves Download Unlimited Free Audiobooks
www.mhpbooks.com

Amazon is just straight up letting people steal audiobooks now

Management Buyout Of The Book People
www.yorkshirepost.co.uk

Private equity house Endless has backed the management buyout of The Book People in a £15m deal

Giller Prize Unveils Long List, Doubles Purse
www.theglobeandmail.com

Beginning this year, the winner of the Giller Prize will receive $100,000, while the finalists will each take home $10,000

US Bookstore Sales Down 5.1% In July
www.shelf-awareness.com

For the year to date, bookstore sales have fallen 7.6%, to $5.8 billion


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