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E-book Wars: Beyond The Book Live Podcast

E-book Wars: Beyond The Book Live Podcast

If you want to listen to the view and opinions of the industries leading journalists and analysts on the recent issues in the e-book word then you won’t go to far wrong by tuning into a Beyond The Book special report live on Blog Talk Radio this Wednesday, February 10th, at 2 – 3pm (US


SFWA Remove Amazon Links

The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced late yesterday that it was removing all links to Amazon on its website in light of the recent Macmillan dispute. Amazon removed the buy buttons from all Macmillan titles last Saturday following Macmillan’s presentation of new e-book terms to the e-tailer last week. Amazon sell most of their

The Continues Their Look At 2010 and Beyond

This is part two of look at publishing and the book industry in 2010 and beyond. Today’s feature includes the views of Tim Godfray, CEO of the Booksellers Association, Michael Neil, MD of Bertrams, Tim Coates, library campaigner and Roy Clare, CEO of Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. Part one is here. The Independent

The Talks to The UK’s Top Publishing CEO’s

Today in, the CEO’s of the UK’s top publishing houses reflect on the current state of book publishing, the development and impact of digital books, and what their own predictions are in 2010 and beyond. This is part one of an interview did with Peter Field of Penguin, Victoria Barnsley of HarperCollins and Gail Rebuck of


O’Brien Press Launch Storytime Reads For February

Promotions seem to be the flavour of the day with independent bookstores. Irish publisher O’Brien Press has teamed up with Kelloggs, the makers of breakfast cereal Rice Krispies and Hughes & Hughes bookstore. In a book promotion called Rice Krispies Storytime, starting in February, six children’s books can be redeemed against vouchers available with the purchase