Amazon has denied a large-scale reduction of orders from small suppliers, saying selling partnerships are reviewed on an individual basis.
Audiobook publisher W F Howes has bagged exclusive UK and Commonwealth rights to the highly-anticipated Siege by Michael Wolff.... Read more
Canelo has launched an audiobook publishing programme and announced two new arrivals at its editorial team.
Pan Macmillan has cast actors Richard Armitage, Emily Watson and Georgia Maguire for the audio version of upcoming thriller A Nearly Normal Family, which the publisher... Read more
Families have listened to more than 400,000 songs and nursery rhymes on the new Bookbug app, the Scottish Book Trust has revealed.
B7 Media has announced an audiobook deal for a new historical crime series by Pauline Rowson.
Harry Potter digital business Pottermore and movie studio Warner Bros have set up a joint venture to “widen and deepen” how they exploit the franchise... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned a new non-fiction audio series explaining how bad habits could be good for you, set to launch with a contribution... Read more
Springer Nature’s chief publishing officer Steven Inchcoombe has proposed a new approach to research publishing, which will see publishers move from being “passive enablers” of open access to... Read more
Wiley is to buy courseware and adaptive technology provider Knewton.
The merger of education publishers McGraw-Hill and Cengage will create the sixth largest publisher in the world with a combined 2018 revenue of $3.22bn: $1.597bn for... Read more
Poio, an app created to help children learn to read, is launching in the UK in June.
Holtzbrinck technology company Digital Science has invested in Artificial Intelligence-based language platform Writefull, the company's first significant investment in AI.
The Council of the European Union has approved the EU’s new law on copyright, making digital platforms like Google and Facebook legally responsible for content... Read more
Cambridge University Press has entered into a three-year transformative agreement with the University of California (UC), in what is said to be UC's first such... Read more
Issue No 5851
Friday, July 19 2019
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