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Publishing: What Comes Next

The question of what comes next, and how much we can influence that should now be foremost in our minds.

Do Amazon Employees Feel Naughty Using Indie Bookstores?

Bookstores in Seattle Soar, and Embrace an Old Nemesis:

Women's Book Clubs Shouldn't Be Wine Clubs

Sorry, but the good book clubs tend to ban booze

Out Of Bounds: The National Trust's Libraries

Opening them up for ever, for everyone does not, however, seem to apply to its libraries

Daphne Du Maurier 'Overlooked' By Literary Critics

Ahead of the BBC adaption of her book Jamaica Inn, the son of Daphne du Maurier hits out at her critics

Why You Need To Experiment With Content Sponsorship

No matter what type of content you're producing, why wouldn't you consider at least testing the sponsorship model?

Bookstores Need To Figure Out Their New Value Proposition For The Modern Era

They should probably do it soon

Is Norway Paradise For Publishers?

The Norwegian Government Keeps Book Publishers Alive And other reasons it's the best place in the world to be a writer

Amazon Is A 'Formidable Foe', Says Top City Boss Who Bought His Local Bookshop

Lloyd's of London grandee and founder of Hiscox insurance stepped in to save the loss-making White Horse Bookshop in Marlborough from closure

Why Should Libraries Lend Ebooks?

A publisher's perspective

Let's Not Stop At Maria Miller

Let's get rid of the Department of Culture completely

Anthony Horowitz: Are Children The Only People Talking Sense?

In his monthly column, Anthony Horowitz ponders the value of chipping in on debates

Digital Content Can Be More Intelligent

Book publishing today is analogous to early cinema

Why People Still Love Barnes & Noble

There are many who still love visiting a local store on a regular basis

The Publishing Industry Is Flourishing

There is certainly a copious amount of negative press

The Reader-Centric Evolution In Publishing

Everything and nothing has changed

The Independent Bookstore Lives!

Why Amazon's conquest will never be complete

Should Celebrities Stop Writing Children's Books?

Uh oh, here's another celebrity, lolloping into the game

Tom Weldon: 'Some Say Publishing Is In Trouble'

'They are completely wrong'

Publishing: We Can't See The Right Track For All The Digital Platforms

Every week brings yet more confusing news from the digital frontline

Alan Titchmarsh: E-books Will Never Triumph Over The Real Thing

Fear not, its sensual delight can never be replaced by the utilitarian e-book

Fast-flowing Streams

The question is no longer whether streaming will be significant—it's whether publishers will embrace it

The Death Of The Great American eNovel

Authors are battling the economics of words in the modern era of traditional and self-publishing

A Vision Of A Hybrid Bookstore

It would seem that the ideal bookstore would be all about choice

Legacy Publishing Isn't Broken , , ,

It Just Has A Declining Value Proposition

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Haynes Q3 Revenues Fall

Haynes Publishing's total revenues for the third quarter were 7% down compared to the corresponding period last year

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87

Samsung Galaxy Devices Will Get A Custom Kindle App

Users of Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets can download a new Kindle app produced in partnership with Amazon

Shadow Culture Minister Plays Robin Hood Against Lincolnshire Library Cuts

Helen Goodman, UK Shadow Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, has joined Minnie Driver and others in the campaign in Lincolnshire against closure of two thirds of the county's libraries

E. L. Doctorow Wins Library Of Congress Award

The 2014 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction has been awarded to E. L. Doctorow

Barnes & Noble Shares Drop After Riggio Cut His Stake

Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio, the bookseller's founder and largest shareholder, cut his stake in the company to 20 percent by selling shares worth about $64 million

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