The first of Deborah Harkness' bestselling All Souls Trilogy, A Discovery of Witches, is being adapted for Sky 1 and Now TV starring Matthew Goode and Teresa... Read more
Audiobook and large print publisher W F Howes is boosting its editorial team to “bolster” its acquisitions programme.
HarperCollins’ audiobook catalogue will now be available on a pay-per-use basis on bibliotheca’s cloudLibrary.
Pan Macmillan has launched an exclusive global book club for Ken Follett fans with digital reading platform The Pigeonhole.
Publisher John Wiley has launched a content sharing initiative across its research portfolio, following a successful four-month trial run earlier this year.
Cambridge University Press has reported headline sales growth of 14% to £306m in its 2016/17 annual report, up from £268.8m in the previous year.
Joe Wicks has claimed three spots on a ranking of Amazon’s top 10 bestselling print books, in a list dominated by non-fiction and lifestyle titles.... Read more
HarperCollins has hired BBC’s Radio 1 editor Rachel Mallender to head up its audio book arm.
Research communications platform Kudos is to run a pilot programme aimed at helping find ways to tackle the issue of copyright infringement on scholarly collaboration... Read more
Penguin Random House is recording two editions of its Minecraft novel's audiobook - one narrated by actor Jack Black and the other by actress Samira Wiley - to reflect... Read more
Publons and Springer Nature’s content-sharing initiative SharedIt are both on the shortlist for The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2017.... Read more
Bonnier Publishing UK's Totally Entwined Group has launched a romance e-store and self-publishing platform called First For Romance.
There has been a delay to progress on the planned measure to allow VAT on e-books to be reduced, after the members of the EU's... Read more
Book recommendation site Lovereading has gone into administration a month after seeking a new buyer.
Rights and licensing trading platform IPR License has launched a new service which allows sellers to place “Buy Rights” buttons next to books featured online.... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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