Digital Publishing articles

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


Amazon Request Rejected in Google Settlement Case

Amazon’s request that Judge Denny Chin withdraws his preliminary approval for the revised Google Settlement case in New York has been unsurprisingly rejected. Judge Chin ruled on the request yesterday and the case will now move on to a fairness hearing on February 18th. Judge Chin underlined his belief that argument against the agreement would


Google Settlement Given Court’s Preliminary Approval

Judge Denny Chin has granted the US District Court’s preliminary approval of the revised Google Settlement. The next stage will be a final hearing on 18th February 2010, which will examine the terms of the agreement and make a ruling on its full approval. The opt-out/opt-in and final objections deadline will be 28th January. November,


Harlequin Launch Digital Publisher Carina Press

Harlequin, one of the world’s leading romance and women’s fiction publishers has just launched Carina Press, a digital-only imprint that will trade independently of its parent publisher. First e-book titles are expected from Carina Press in Spring 2010. Initially, carina Press will focus the romance and erotica genres. They will not be adopting the traditional