Search Results

Terms
Category
Kind
Author
 
Sort
B&NE Steps Up Fight Against Counterfeiters
August 1, 2017

Barnes & Noble Education has agreed to implement a program developed earlier this year in an attempt to stop the spread of counterfeit of print textbooks.

Adult Trade, College Material Sales Up in Q1
August 1, 2017

The adult trade segment was one of three major publishing categories to have an increase in the first three months of 2017 over 2016. The higher educational course materials segment had the largest gain in the period, with sales up 24.3%, according to the AAP.

5 Reasons Audiobook Sales Are Booming And How You Can Be Part Of This Growth
July 31, 2017 at 12:31 pm

Audiobooks are hot tickets these days—the fastest growing sector in publishing. You can take advantage of this trend if you know the reasons behind the boom. The post 5 Reasons Audiobook Sales Are Booming And How You Can Be Part Of This Growth appeared first on Digital Book World.

Sales of mind, body, spirit books boom in UK amid 'mindfulness mega-trend'
July 31, 2017 at 10:54 am

While fewer titles are selling in other genres, reading that offers a path to spiritual growth has risen 13% in 2017The UK’s “mindfulness mega-trend” shows no sign of running out of breath, with sales of “mind, body, spirit” books booming, against a background of slowing sales elsewhere on the shelves.Topped by Buddhist monk Haemin Sunim’s…

Strategies to cut overheads in a shrinking book business make a lot of sense
July 31, 2017 at 10:10 am

An inexorable reality of today’s commercial book publishing world is that it is shrinking. Although there have been no obvious signs yet that actual long-form book reading itself has declined (even though that would seem a likely consequence over time of the changed ways we get our reading inputs), the self-publishing and indie segment of…

The One-Percent Club For Top-Cited Papers
July 31, 2017 at 5:30 am

As an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor, editors propose an index that measures highly cited papers. The post The One-Percent Club For Top-Cited Papers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Kenya’s Longhorn Publishers Announces Investment in Its Digital Strategy
July 31, 2017 at 2:30 am

From Capital FM Business: Nairobi's Longhorn Publishers is investing in a new strategy to offer digital textbooks and content for e-learning platforms. The post Kenya’s Longhorn Publishers Announces Investment in Its Digital Strategy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

PBS to Unveil America's Favorite Books in New TV Series
July 31, 2017

The summer 2018-slated Great American Read is an eight-part TV series that will explore the power of books in American society. The show will culminate with a list of the top 10 books ever written, according to the general public.

S&S Asks Court to Dismiss Yiannopoulos Suit
July 31, 2017

In a July 28 filing, S&S claims that Yiannopoulos legally "accepted" termination of the contract, and asked the court to "put an end to Yiannopoulos’s self-promotional misuse of judicial resources."

Iranian artist to attend Edinburgh book festival after visa volte-face
July 28, 2017 at 10:50 am

Children’s book illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi was denied entry to UK but decision has been overturned by UK embassy in TehranA respected Iranian illustrator who came under the spotlight after he was denied entry to the UK to attend the Edinburgh international book festival has been granted a visa. Ehsan Abdollahi’s original visa application was declined…

Self-published archaeological thriller takes £20,000 Amazon award
July 28, 2017 at 10:07 am

The Relic Hunters by David Leadbeater is inaugural winner of online retailer’s DIY publishing prizeThe writer David Leadbeater has struck gold with his self-published archaeological thriller, The Relic Hunters, scooping up the first Amazon Kindle Storyteller award.Leadbeater pronounced it “a dream come true” to win the £20,000 award, which is open to writers who produce…

8-Stage Ebook Project Workflow Checklist For Self Published Authors
July 28, 2017 at 8:00 am

How much work really goes into publishing your own book? Many authors plunge into self-publishing without really knowing what they're getting into. This 8-stage workflow covers the main steps in creating a digital book. The post 8-Stage Ebook Project Workflow Checklist For Self Published Authors appeared first on Digital Book World.

The Commuter Pig Keeper triumphs at oddest book title award
July 28, 2017 at 6:17 am

Fresh from a win at the Weald and Downland rare breed show, author Michaela Giles ‘beyond excited’ to have taken the annual Diagram prize as wellIn good news for readers who struggle to find space in their busy schedules to look after their pigs, The Commuter Pig Keeper has won the Bookseller magazine’s Diagram prize…

Richard Feynman on the Scientific Method
July 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

Richard Feynman, in 1964, explains how science works. The post Richard Feynman on the Scientific Method appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Rotenberg Sells His Stake in Russian Educational Publisher Prosveshchenie
July 28, 2017 at 2:30 am

Amid reports that Detskaya Literatura will be privatized comes word that Arkady Rotenberg has sold out of Russian educational publisher Prosveshchenie. The post Rotenberg Sells His Stake in Russian Educational Publisher Prosveshchenie appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.