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Pan Mac launches Compass for digital backlist | The Bookseller

Pan Mac launches Compass for digital backlist | The Bookseller Pan Macmillan has launched a new imprint to bring backlist titles to readers as digital editions or print on demand titles. Macmillan Compass will be managed by fiction publisher Jeremy Trevathan and digital director Sara Lloyd. The publisher said the imprint will establish exclusive publishing

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AAA will not expel agents turned publishers | The Bookseller

AAA will not expel agents turned publishers | The Bookseller: “The Association of Authors Agents will not expel those agents who have begun publishing their clients’ work, after a meeting of agents held last night came to what one agent described as a ‘consensus’ that it was not a conflict of interest. The issue was

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Avon Acquires Three from Authonomy Author | The Bookseller

Avon acquires three from Authonomy author | The Bookseller Avon has acquired three novels from Authonomy author, Laurence O’Bryan. O’Bryan attended a crime and thriller workshop run by HarperCollins last autumn. HarperCollins run online submission community, Authonomy. Related articles Book Country – Old Country For New Authors? (mickrooney.blogspot.com) My Authonomy Relationship (ajracewood.wordpress.com) Ebooks Outsell Booky Books.

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“Democratic” publishing venture launched at Hay | The Bookseller

“Democratic” publishing venture launched at Hay | The Bookseller “A publishing platform which allows readers to choose what should be published has been launched, supported by Faber and created by “QI” writers John Mitchinson and Justin Pollard, and Crap Towns author Dan Kieran. Launched at the Hay Festival today (29th May), Unbound.co.uk will enable authors

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World eReading Congress – So Cordially Invited… | FutureBook

World eReading Congress – So Cordially Invited… | FutureBook: This is a laser-sharp summary of the World eReading Congress by Darren Laws writing in The Bookseller‘s blog, FutureBook, and well worth a read. “The content of the day seemed hell bent on not rocking the boat until Cliff Conneighton from Elastic Path Software presented. Conneighton

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Eason unveils turnaround plans | The Bookseller

Eason unveils turnaround plans The Bookseller Irish union Siptu has said it would “completely oppose” any compulsory redundancies enforced by bookselling chain Eason, as m.d Conor Whelan outlines turnaround plans for the retailer. Last week Eason announced it would invest €20m (£17.6m) over three years in the company, derived from cost savings, cash reserves and

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Easons HR manager secures High Court order against retailer | The Bookseller

Easons HR manager secures High Court order against retailer The Bookseller Eason Group’s human resources manager of six years has secured an interim High Court order restraining the company from removing him from his post. Tony Duggan, 60, has worked at Eason for 24 years. The order will also prevent the Irish bookseller from promoting

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Publishing proliferates thanks to POD and digital | The Bookseller

Publishing proliferates thanks to POD and digital The Bookseller “Print on demand, digital and self-publishing are continuing to push up the number of books published in the UK and overseas, according to new output data issued by Nielsen Book. The statistics also reveal that the number of publishers has risen with 2010 seeing 3,151 new

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