January 10, 2012 – Hachette Book Group (HBG) has renewed its book distribution services agreement with Time Home Entertainment Inc (THEI). Since January 2001, HBG has provided global fulfillment, distribution and sales services to THEI; THEI grew in 2007 to include Oxmoor House titles, which the company acquired.
I'm thrilled and honored, and here's why.The wonderful folks at 800CEOREAD have published the paperback version of their best-selling 100 Best Business Books of All Time. They've also published a companion ebook, 5-4-3: An Ebook Recommending Business Books, that offers their take on the 20 best business books published in the five years ...
In a year when Borders went out of business and Oprah's Book Club disappeared, e-book sales surged and self-published authors got rich selling 99-cent digital books. But it also was a good year for an old print lion —Ernest Hemingway— and books about a famous 20th-century couple, Jack and Jackie. USA TODAY looks back at the rapidly changing world of books in 2011.
During the three-day show, Kodak met with thousands of potential customers and demonstrated industry-leading technology, software and services. All In Print is China's largest printing fair. It took place from 14 - 17 November, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. As China's printing industry moves toward sustainability and increased automation, the All In Print exhibition focused on innovation, upgrades, integration and development in advanced printing technologies. With the theme, ‘It's Time for You AND Kodak-Green, Innovative, Digital and Fast’, Kodak's stand featured a variety of products
In October 2010, the late Steve Jobs made an unexpected appearance on an Apple earnings call, telling analysts and reporters how his company’s iPhone had blown BlackBerry phones out of the water, how he thought Android wasn’t really an “open” mobile platform and, most interestingly, how Apple had no plans to make a 7-inch version of the iPad.
World Book Night U.S. has announced the selection of its honorary national chairperson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Anna Quindlen, and revealed the WBN 2012 U.S. book picks. In addition, World Book Night U.S. has opened the registration process for those wishing to become volunteer book givers.
Barnes & Noble's Nook Color is getting a piece of that promised multimedia upgrade. This round features video content from the likes of Netflix and Flixster, access to comics from the true believers at Marvel and a few other tweaks, like the ability to...
After Jeff Bezos rightfully taunted me on stage (an honor, really!) for something I wrote almost three years ago, I should probably shut up about the Kindle for a while. But Amazon has just put out another press release talking about how great Kindle sales are without including a single actual sales number.
Mark 2011 as the year news organizations discovered e-books.
Sure, Time Magazine tried one back in 2010, but this year at least 10 other newspapers, magazines or news websites have published at least 17 electronic-only books seeking bigger audiences and longer lives for their greatest stories. Many more are coming.
Here are five lessons so far about using e-books for news.
Longreads founder Mark Armstrong is bringing his long-form journalism curation skills to Read It Later, where he is signing on as editorial advisor. Armstrong launched Longreads, a feed of long stories “best enjoyed away from your desk” (long-form journalism, short stories, interview transcripts, historical documents, etc.), in 2009 as a Twitter feed and hashtag; a year later, he launched Longreads.com.