Wed, 02/01/2013 - 08:35
Apple plans to have 80,000 titles for sale on its iBookstore in Japan within a month, according to reports.
Apple launched iBooks in Japan in 2010, but has not secured agreements with publishers to sell their e-books until now....
Wed, 02/01/2013 - 08:20
Authors including Joanne Harris and Mark Billingham have spoken out against Amazon's new ban on authors leaving reviews about other people's books in the same genre, according to the Telegraph....
Mon, 17/12/2012 - 07:20
US company Apollo Global Management has been fingered as a possible contender to acquire troubled HMV after buying 10% of its debt last week.
The Telegraph reports that the music, game...
Mon, 10/12/2012 - 11:30
HarperCollins has denied its new deal with Wilbur Smith will see the thriller writer's next books being ghostwritten, following a report in the Sunday Times which suggested the novelist will "hardly be required to put pen to paper"....
Mon, 10/12/2012 - 07:57
Simon & Schuster and Hachette are the latest two publishers to renegotiate their e-book prices with Amazon in the US as a result of a Department of Justice ruling.
The Digital Reader reported that Hachette titles...
Mon, 03/12/2012 - 10:50
Foyles has partnered with The Bookseller to invite customers and industry experts to help design a new flagship Foyles bookshop on Charing Cross Road for the 21st century. An open call for applications to take part in a workshop with architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands was made at the FutureBook conference today, Monday 3rd...
Mon, 05/11/2012 - 09:00
Society of Authors chair
“As a Random House author, I can say there is no need for other authors to worry too much. They are already two organisations, Random House and Transworld, and they have each managed to keep their own identities. RH published me for 20...
Mon, 22/10/2012 - 08:20
Amazon is forcing publishers to start negotiations over e-book prices exclusive of the full 20% VAT charge on e-books despite the true cost to Amazon being only 3%, according to a report in the Guardian.
The newspaper said that it had...
Tue, 21/08/2012 - 06:00
Publishers and agents have welcomed confirmation of the Nook's imminent arrival in the UK, while warning that a well-backed launch for the device is crucial.
US retailer Barnes & Noble announced earlier today (20th August) that its e-reader would arrive...
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 08:20
Amazon is reportedly trialling a scheme to deliver parcels which customers can collect from newsagents through a company called Collect+.
The internet giant has been trialling the scheme with items such as books and clothes. It plans to roll it out to over 5,000 shops nationwide, according to the...