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KinderGuides Copyright Case Ends, Appeal Unlikely
September 20, 2017

The closely watched case is now closed after the plaintiffs dropped the claim of willful infringement. Moppet Books, meanwhile, said they are unlikely to appeal the summary judgment in the case.

Publishing the 23andMe Way, Part One: Building the Database
September 19, 2017 at 5:30 am

The genetics testing copany 23andme presents an interesting example of a new kind of data publishing. The post Publishing the 23andMe Way, Part One: Building the Database appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Podcasts Vs. Audiobooks: Threats or Opportunities for Authors?
September 18, 2017 at 9:27 am

Is the rise of podcasts a threat to authors? Ian Small, head of Audiobooks.com, offers honest answers to this ominous question and more. The post Podcasts Vs. Audiobooks: Threats or Opportunities for Authors? appeared first on Digital Book World.

Brooklyn Book Festival 2017 In Photos
September 18, 2017

On a sweaty but sunny Sunday afternoon in downtown Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Book Festival held its largest event yet, pictured here in a photo-essay.

Do celebrity book blurbs 'blackmail' readers?
September 15, 2017 at 8:31 am

Man Booker prize judge Colin Thubron has complained this week that star endorsements bully readers into admiring books, but it’s long been standard practiceSetting cats among pigeons has long been an unofficial part of the contract for judges of the Booker prize. Remember Chris Mullin’s insistence on “zip–along” novels, or, way back in 1992, AN…

Don’t Upload Your Ebook To An Online Bookstore Without Reviewing This Checklist
September 15, 2017 at 7:00 am

Setting up a sales page in an online bookstore is as simple as filling in forms. However, many of the questions require research. Use this handy checklist to gather the information in advance. The post Don’t Upload Your Ebook To An Online Bookstore Without Reviewing This Checklist appeared first on Digital Book World.

Seven Things I Learned at the Eighth International Peer Review Congress
September 15, 2017 at 5:30 am

To round out Peer Review Week 2017, here's a brief summary of some key takeaways from this year's Peer Review Congress, held every four years. The post Seven Things I Learned at the Eighth International Peer Review Congress appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Mark Sullivan’s ‘Beneath a Scarlet Sky’ Racks Up Rights Sales
September 15, 2017 at 2:30 am

James Patterson collaborator Mark Sullivan's labor of love may turn out to be his most successful book yet in the run-up to Frankfurt. The post Mark Sullivan’s ‘Beneath a Scarlet Sky’ Racks Up Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Comics in Libraries and Schools at the New York Public Library
September 15, 2017

NYPL and New York Comic Con are partnering to offer a day of professional programming on graphic novels for librarians and teachers on October 5, at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue. Here is a preview of the schedule, which will be finalized closer to NYCC. Admittance requires a NYCC badge (professional badges…

DC Entertainment at New York Comic Con
September 15, 2017

Rounding up the biggest draws for DC fans at this year's New York Comic Con, including sneak peeks of the company's new comics series.

Quarto Reorganizes U.K. Imprints
September 15, 2017

The Quarto Group has reorganized some of its U.K.-based imprints in what the publisher calls "an effort to re-energize its publishing program, and keep it relevant to readers and customers in an ever-changing market."

Carolina Wren Press Acquires John F. Blair
September 15, 2017

Durham, N.C.-based Carolina Wren Press is acquiring the trademarks and backlist of Winston-Salem-based publisher John F. Blair. The combined company will function as a non-profit publisher and will be renamed Blair.

Laurence King to Grow its European Presence
September 15, 2017

British publisher Laurence King has created a new German subsidiary and acquired an Amsterdam-based publisher in an effort to expand into the European market.