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  • B&N to debut tablet reader

    Katie Morhen, 07 Nov 2011

    E-reading is poised for a new look as an industry giant prepares to launch its first tablet e-reader. Barnes & Noble is expected to unveil its Nook tablet at a conference in New York

    Page 07 Nov 2011

  • Elusive kids' character to hit the big screen

    Katie Morhen, 08 Nov 2011

    Publishers are poised to see one of the most sought-after children's books characters hit the big screen after MGM secured feature film rights to the story. Known better as Wally in the

    Page 08 Nov 2011

  • Spiritual doctor signs up with Amazon

    Katie Morhen, 07 Nov 2011

    Electronics giant Amazon is compounding its publishing success by securing a book deal with a leading self-help writer. Deepak Chopra, alongside his physician brother Sanjiv Chopra, are set to tell

    Page 07 Nov 2011

  • SFF market expanding for publishers?

    Katie Morhen, 04 Nov 2011

    Publishers may wish to take more note of sci-fi/ fantasy titles as industry experts noted the market was expanding partly in response to economic uncertainty, as well as TV and film

    Page 04 Nov 2011

  • PUP to launch e-shorts

    Katie Morhen, 04 Nov 2011

    The educational publishing environment may be about to change as a leading university is set to launch its own series of e-shorts. In an effort to test the market for tasters of educational

    Page 04 Nov 2011

  • Profits climb for education publisher

    Katie Morhen, 04 Nov 2011

    A leading education publisher has overcome tough market conditions in the first nine months of the year to enjoy profitable results. Pearson saw its operating profit soar 13 per cent,

    Page 04 Nov 2011

  • 'Oh Canada' for Google e-books

    Katie Morhen, 04 Nov 2011

    Publishers across Canada are poised to experience more competition as Google e-books launched its latest store on Tuesday (1st November). The giant has joined forces with

    Page 04 Nov 2011

  • HarperCollins expands its religious offerings with new acquisition

    Katie Morhen, 02 Nov 2011

    One of the world's largest publishers has acquired Thomas Nelson, increasing the number of titles on religion it offers. Details of the takeover by HarperCollins have not been disclosed,

    Page 02 Nov 2011

  • Chinese publishers urged to segment novels for smartphones

    Katie Morhen, 01 Nov 2011

    Publishers in China have been urged to break down novels into smaller chapters, so they can capitalise on the growing popularity of smartphones. Many of the most famous 18th

    Page 01 Nov 2011

  • Chinese publishing industry to receive extra funding

    Katie Morhen, 01 Nov 2011

    Publishers in China are to receive a boost from the government, under plans to increase public spending on the country's cultural sector. According to Xinhua, the Chinese

    Page 01 Nov 2011

  • Graphic novel author sets up film company

    Katie Morhen, 31 Oct 2011

    A film production company has been set up by the author of some of the most popular contemporary graphic novels, with a focus likely to be on movie adaptations of his other titles.

    Page 31 Oct 2011

  • E-platform more profitable for authors?

    Katie Morhen, 28 Oct 2011

    Authors could find that electronic publishing proves more profitable than traditional print books. Such is the suggestion of writer Barry Eisler, who claims his latest novel The

    Page 28 Oct 2011

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