Pottermore, the digital content business set up to support J K Rowling’s Harry Potter output, has doubled sales and returned to profit, after what was... Read more
Amazon has launched a new Kindle app designed to encourage more people to read e-books on their mobile phones.
Print and e-book sales are on the rise, while audiobook sales are seeing rapid growth despite being largely untapped by most publishers, according to early... Read more
Natasha Williams has moved from HarperCollins to Kobo to become its new merchandiser for the UK and Ireland.
Canadian audiobook service Audiobooks.com is launching in the UK today with a catalogue of 70,000 titles.
Amazon has launched its first waterproof Kindle, the new Kindle Oasis, which will also have Audible built-in and feature a larger, seven-inch display.
Amazon’s literary translation imprint AmazonCrossing has expanded its submissions website to cater for 13 new languages.
The Bookseller's Digital Census has launched, with this year's results to be released ahead of the FutureBook Conference on 1st December 2017.... Read more
An American publishing start-up has relaunched the portal through which producers and editors can find rights to buy.
Amazon must pay €250m in back taxes after the European Commission judged the company had enjoyed tax benefits in Luxembourg which were illegal under EU... Read more
Chantal Restivo-Alessi, chief digital officer and executive vice-president, international, at HarperCollins Publishers, is to give the closing morning keynote at this year’s FutureBook Conference.... Read more
Kenneth Branagh, the director and star of the forthcoming motion picture adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, has recorded a new audiobook version... Read more
Bonnier Publishing group chief executive Richard Johnson is to give the opening keynote at The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference 2017.
Multi-million-pound selling writer Milly Johnson has hit out after finding fraudulent books being sold on Amazon under her name that she did not write.... Read more
Parents are spending four times the amount of time engaging with screens than they are reading to their children, research has revealed.
Issue No 5817
Friday, October 19 2018
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