Thu, 26/05/2011 - 08:52
Thriller writer Barry Eisler, who turned his back on a two-book deal for half a million dollars from St Martin’s Press, has decided to accept six figures from Amazon and become one of its first frontlist authors.
Eisler made the announcement at Publishers Launch's Book Expo America conference. The Eisler development is...
Fri, 20/05/2011 - 10:11
US bookseller Barnes & Noble has received an offer for the company from Liberty Media, a private investment group. The deal values the business at about $1bn, but Liberty said it expected to spend $500m on the acquisition of up to 70% of the group's shares.
The deal is contingent on the participation of the founding chairman...