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Amazon Publishing has acquired the rights to self-published author Cath Quinn's new historical thriller title, The Thief Taker. The group reportedly offered a "significant
17 Feb 2014
Amazon has released a memo to literary agents outlining its publishing expansion plans for 2014. The company aims to release more than 500 titles in the UK this year,
20 Mar 2014
Helen Clifford, 20 Mar 2013
Amazon Publishing is to begin paying authors royalties within 60 days of the end of each month, rather than every 90 days as was previously the case. The news was
20 Mar 2013
Katie Morhen, 09 Feb 2012
Not content with dominating online retail sales of books, e-readers and tablet devices, it seems Amazon may bring its produce to physical stores with the launch of a trial outlet in Seattle....
09 Feb 2012
Katie Morris, 03 Dec 2012
Online retailer Amazon has unveiled fresh plans for a European publishing division in a bid to drive authors' exposure. In a letter to literary agents, vice
03 Dec 2012
The London Book Fair, 31 Oct 2013
LBF’s prize draw - in partnership with the AAR NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 31 October 2013: The London Book Fair (LBF) is delighted to announce Robin Straus, Robin Straus
31 Oct 2013
Emily Delchar, 21 Mar 2013
A group of researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that over the course of the 20th century American novelists began including more 'emotional'
21 Mar 2013
Katie Morhen, 12 Jan 2012
Publishers and booksellers across the US are capitalising on the success of a popular British TV series after its second season began airing last Sunday (January 9th), it has been reported. American...
12 Jan 2012
Alicia Liu, Director of Singing Grass Communications, 17 Oct 2013
Chinese Language Teaching and English Language Teaching ventures are the cornerstone of international collaboration in the Chinese publishing industry. The London Book Fair and Beijing
17 Oct 2013
Roger Tagholm, 09 Apr 2014
There was a fascinating and fabulous Market Focus launch at the Korean Cultural Centre (KCC), just off Trafalgar Square. It included a recital by the acclaimed
09 Apr 2014
Sales of android-based tablets surpassed Apple during 2013, as overall sales of the devices continued to grow rapidly. Android-based tablets captured 62 per cent of the global market - up from 46 per...
07 Mar 2014
Andy Serkis is to make his directorial debut on Warner Brothers' live action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. Mr Serkis is known for playing Gollum in The Lord of the
24 Mar 2014
The London Book Fair, 26 Nov 2013
26 NOVEMBER 2013 The London Book Fair, in association with the Publishers Association, is delighted to welcome Anna Rafferty, managing director of Penguin Digital
26 Nov 2013
‘Polymath’ author to offer unique insight into critical & commercial success across books, film and TV News for release, 19 February 2014: The London Book Fair is delighted to announce
18 Feb 2014
Katie Morhen, 14 Dec 2011
The Swedish publisher of Stieg Larsson’s internationally acclaimed Millennium Trilogy has launched an iPhone app ahead of the worldwide release of David Fincher’s remake of The Girl with the Dragon...
14 Dec 2011
Katie Morhen, 20 Jan 2012
The world of self-publishing could be revolutionised with the launch of a new app from Apple that enables authors to simply ‘drag and drop’ to generate their works into a distributable digital book.
20 Jan 2012
Shares in technology company Apple have fallen despite the announcement that it sold record numbers of iPhones and iPads in the run up to Christmas. Some 51 million iPhones were
29 Jan 2014
Katie Morhen, 18 Jan 2012
One of the world’s most dominant players in digital platforms is believed to be on the verge of revolutionising the educational industry ahead of an announcement it is making in New York on Thursday...
18 Jan 2012
A new Arabic e-bookstore is achieving considerable success, overcoming challenges to the market faced by publishers in Arabic-speaking countries and attracting new readers. Piracy is a large
21 Feb 2014
Katie Morhen, 06 Mar 2012
The president of independent publishing house Atlas & Co is set to edit a series of 12 biographies for online retailer Amazon from June 2013. The series will be entitled Amazon Lives, with James...
06 Mar 2012
Katie Morhen, 12 Mar 2012
A Sydney-based publisher has secured a seven-figure deal after turning a free online story into a New York Times bestseller. EL James’ Fifty Shades of Grey topped the charts of the paper’s bestseller...
12 Mar 2012
Helen Clifford, 22 Apr 2013
People in Australia have been offered book vouchers by one store, which is hoping it can persuade them to ditch their Kindles and rely on its own
22 Apr 2013
Fiona Kellagher, 09 Dec 2011
A leading Australian book retailer is turning its hand to the digital platform as it unveiled plans for a new e-publishing service aimed at budding authors. Dymocks has
09 Dec 2011
Katie Morhen, 15 Feb 2012
An Australian publisher could be about to revolutionise book reading trends in the country with the launch of its digital-only imprint, announced yesterday (February 14th). Pan Macmillan has...
15 Feb 2012