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Katie Morhen, 14 Mar 2012
The Encyclopaedia Britannica has decided to move with the digital times by bringing the 244-year print run of its 32-volume series to a close as it aims to go exclusively online. With around 4,000...
14 Mar 2012
Reading enthusiasts do base their book choices on the cover presentation, despite the saying “never judge a book by its cover”. That this according to leading novelist Joanna Trolllope, who told The
Katie Morhen, 13 Mar 2012
Hachette saw sales of e-books surge 250 per cent in February, helping to offset losses suffered at its parent company, it has been reported. The publisher’s chief executive officer Tim Hely Hutchinson
13 Mar 2012
The timeless classics of Roald Dahl are what separate him from other authors as Britain’s teachers claimed he was children’s favourite novelist. An online survey by Teachit Primary showed 17 per cent...
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
Introduction of the Digital Economy Act is set to go forward despite opposition posed by two leading communication providers. The Publishers Association recently revealed it was looking forward to
Katie Morhen, 09 Mar 2012
Online payment portal PayPal has refused to allow authors to self-publish titles it deems obscene, it has been reported. Writers hoping to provide content for e-book downloads could face restrictions...
09 Mar 2012
The latest adaptation of a children's book by the much-loved Dr Seuss will be doing the rounds at cinemas this year. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is a movie adaptation of one of the children's
Katie Morhen, 08 Mar 2012
This week’s launch of Google Play could be set to heat up market competition in the world of e-publishing. Google introduced its new site on Tuesday (March 6th), enabling consumers to access e-books,...
08 Mar 2012
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
A leading children’s publisher in the US has today (March 6th) launched an e-reading app for youngsters as it aims to digitally innovate reading for kids. The world’s biggest distributor of children’s
Katie Morhen, 01 Mar 2012
Boys have caught up with girls in terms of reading ability in the UK, new research from Dundee University suggests. The study looked at which children's books 213,000 youngsters across
01 Mar 2012