Lily Cole joins Rachel Abbott and Orna Ross on the judging panel for Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award.
Helen Jenner, currently digital publishing manager at Transworld, is set to become commissioning editor at digital publisher Bookouture.
Radio DJ and broadcaster Shaun Keaveny has released a new "smart thinking" podcast with Pan Macmillan called "Not So Simple".
Amazon has warned its profits will dip in the first quarter of 2017, despite achieving growth in the last fourth quarter and for the full... Read more
Rough Guides has launched a new podcast series, The Rough Guide to Everywhere, sharing untold travel stories and featuring guests including Ruby Wax, Dervla Murphy and Meik Wiking in conversation.... Read more
Amazon will close its Kindle Write On author community in March.
Technology business Moondog Books has launched a subscription service for children's e-books with titles from HarperCollins, Bloomsbury and Disney.
The book trade has generally welcomed Amazon’s new e-book offer, but questioned the five year cap for the new deal and raised concerns over whether... Read more
The European Commission (EC) has confirmed that Amazon has offered to remove controversial Most Favoured Nation (MFN) clauses in e-book contracts and is asking publishers... Read more
Amazon has offered to drop the Most Favoured Nation clauses from its e-book contracts, following a European Commission investigation into the online retailer’s deals, it... Read more
Children aged 9-16 spend as much time reading online as reading print materials, although the number of young people reading books, comics and magazines drops... Read more
Amazon has launched a £20,000 cash prize for authors who self-publish their work on its Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) platform.
Audible and Apple have agreed to end their exclusivity agreement for audiobooks following a European Commission (EC) probe.
Damian Horner is leaving his position as brand development director at Hachette UK to join Real Vision, a video-on-demand platform for finance, as its global chief... Read more
Exclusive Books has struck a deal to direct its customers to the Kobo website to buy e-books.
Issue No 5745
Friday, February 24 2017
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