For the first time, HarperCollins will release an e-book before the print edition, The New York Times reported. "Muhammad," a fictionalized biography of the Prophet Muhammed by Deepak Chopra, was made available for purchase in e-book form Sept. 8, weeks prior to the hardcover release on Sept. 21.
HarperCollins has launched It Books, a new popular culture imprint dedicated to entertainment, music, fashion, design and sports. The imprint will publish its first titles in September.
One of the biggest advantages that comes with viewing a DVD is the behind-the-scenes features that makes buying the disc worthwhile. Now, HarperCollins and its Perennial imprint have integrated the concept into the realm of literature. A series of paperback books have been released as "P.S. Titles," and each contains a 16-page supplement with 'behind-the-pages interviews,' essays, articles, photos and illustrations that give readers a deeper understanding of the author's inspiration. Each P.S. Title is easily identified by a logo on its front and back covers, and the P.S. section itself has shaded edges. Ten well-known titles, such as the critically acclaimed "The