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HarperCollins Launches Brazilian Subsidiary
www.publishersweekly.com

HarperCollins Brasil, will publish about 350 titles a year taken from across HarperCollins' global list of authors

Shamrock Advisors Buys Recorded Books
www.publishersweekly.com

The private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors has acquired audiobook publisher Recorded Books from Wasserstein & Co. for an undisclosed price. Shamrock was the under-bidder when Wasserstein bought Recorded Books in January 2014.

Barnes & Noble Completes Separation Of Retail And College Businesses
www.marketwatch.com

Barnes & Noble completed the spinoff of its college book store business, made up of more than 720 stores on college and university campuses

Long-lost F Scott Fitzgerald Story Published
www.telegraph.co.uk

The 8,000-word story, Temperature, was discovered in a university archive and is a 'high comedy'

Booktopia To Take On Amazon After Buying Rival Bookworld
www.afr.com

Acquiries largest domestic rival from Penguin Random House

Five Liverpool Libraries To Be Handed Over To Volunteers And Community Groups
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk

The libraries due to be transferred to new management will be Breck Road, Dovecot, Fazakerley, Kensington and Walton

Swedish Author Says He Was Destined To Write 'Millennium' Sequel
uk.news.yahoo.com

"I was born for this. Nobody could do it any better..."

Petting Zoo At The DH Lawrence Centre Angers Author's Admirers
www.independent.co.uk

Angry at the move, David Brock has resigned from his post as newsletter editor, speaker secretary and press officer of the DH Lawrence Society

Experts Devise Formula To Crack Agatha Christie's Murder Mysteries
www.telegraph.co.uk

Panel claims that certain characteristics make it easier to guess who the culprit will be in the author's many novels

What Kids Should Read
www.complete-review.com

TES and the National Association for the Teaching of English run survey to find teachers' top 100 fiction books all children should read

Goldsmiths Launches New University Press
www.mhpbooks.com

Goldsmiths College is launching a new and 'inventive' academic publisher named The Goldsmiths Press.

Why Is The Authors Guild Supporting Publishers Against Amazon?
reason.com

And More Than It Supports authors?

J.K. Rowling, First Billionaire Author, Adds To Empire As She Turns 50
www.nbcnews.com

Fifty points to Gryffindor!

British Library Awarded Grade I-listed Building Status
www.theguardian.com

Structure once called 'one of the ugliest buildings in the world' in parliament and denounced by Prince Charles now 'one of England's finest modern buildings'

Random House Launches Ebook Store Focussed On SA Titles
memeburn.com

Penguin Random House South Africa (PRHSA), has announced the launch of its eBook store listing only South African titles

Penguin to let Londoners read its books for free in TfL and Virgin Media tie-up
www.thedrum.com

Penguin has created a dedicated mobile-first site called Summer of Penguin

Kodansha Launching Subsidiary To Expand Digital Distribution
www.publishersweekly.com

Kodansha Advanced Media, which will handle, and expand, the digital distribution of Kodansha's manga and non-manga content

Digital Sales Decline At Hachette Book Group
www.shelf-awareness.com

E-book sales at Hachette Book Group continued to decline in the first half of 2015

Time Watching Videos Online Will Rise To An Hour A Day – Report
www.theguardian.com

More than half of viewing is done on mobile devices, says ZenithOptimedia, which also predicts a fall in television viewing next year

Internet-Only Stores To Overtake Retail Giants' Online Sales This Year
www.telegraph.co.uk

New and nifty online-only stores

Game Of Thrones Likely To Continue For Three More Seasons, HBO Says
www.theguardian.com

Executive defends the show's gritty violence and says he is open to the idea of a prequel to the series

NYRB Launches Children's Paperback Imprint
www.publishersweekly.com

Hopes to print two to three titles a season

Literary Agents Turn To Twitter To Solicit New Manuscripts
goodereader.com

Literary agents are very particular about what type of manuscripts they look at

St. Martin's Press Launches New Digital Romance Imprint
www.publishersweekly.com

New venture will be headed up by St. Martin's Paperbacks and St. Martin's Griffin v-p and associate publisher Anne Marie Tallberg

Deconstructing Amazon's #haveKINDLEwillTRAVEL Ads
publishingperspectives.com

The ereader is a chic, travel companion and paragon of cool


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