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Book Cover Twins: Why So Alike? [Infographic]

Book Cover Twins: Why So Alike? [Infographic]

You don’t judge a book by its cover, do you? If you do, be careful: it can be deceiving. Covers can be ugly or beautiful, dull or bright, black-and-white or colorful. No one expects every cover art to become iconic like the one for Burgess’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’. But at least the book cover has


Publishing for Digital Minds Conference | London Book Fair 2015 [Video]

The London Book Fair 2015 (LBF) begins tomorrow (Tuesday 14th April) at the Olympia London and will last three days. It is one of the annual highlights for the publishing industry along with Frankfurt and Book Expo America. Although the event does not officially start until tomorrow, its pre-event Publishing for Digital Minds Conference took place today. Digital Minds, now in its


Kobo Owner Rakuten Set to Take Over Distribution Platform OverDrive

Kobo parent company Rakuten will sign off on a deal worth $410 million to purchase digital publishing platform OverDrive in April. OverDrive is a library lending service which supplies e-books, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers across the world. Rakuten described the purchase as ‘phase two, giving Rakuten access to the e-book borrowing