Springer Nature has published its first machine-generated title, a chemistry book offering an overview of the latest research in the rapidly growing field of lithium-ion... Read more
Microsoft has removed the e-books category from its online store in a move that will see purchased titles deleted from customer libraries.
Jeni Evans is joining academic and professional e-book subscription company Perlego as director of publisher relations.
The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) has welcomed a European act of parliament created to make products and services more accessible, saying e-books will be... Read more
Audiobooks are the fastest growing publishing format with 13% growth in 2018, according to Nielsen BookScan.
Amazon will launch a programme to boost gender diversity and inclusion across its UK business with plans to ramp up the recruitment and retention of... Read more
Faber Children’s will this September publish a picture book by writer Hannah Lee and illustrator Allen Fatimarahan, both of whom came through the Faber and... Read more
Joanne Harris has called on publishers to haul online pirates through the courts and set a legal precedent after authors rallied against website Ebooks Bike... Read more
Audible has revealed the audio-exclusive debut Winter Dark by Alex Callister is this year’s Thriller of the Year.
The Booksellers Association says new EU rules to improve the fairness of online trading platforms like Amazon’s Marketplace are a “step in the right direction”.... Read more
Bookouture’s Abigail Fenton has joined HQ as head of digital.
The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers has warned that the pace of change scheduled for Plan S gives too little time for members to... Read more
Bookouture has revealed it is building a third editorial team, with a particular focus on the US market, as part of fresh plans to expand... Read more
Amazon.co.uk has brought in a 'Buy for others' option on the detail page for Kindle books to allow people to gift e-books.... Read more
Authors Cathy Newman and Jonathan Coe have urged customers to take their business to the high street this Christmas season after suffering stock shortages of... Read more
Issue No 5850
Friday, July 12 2019
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