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  • Amazon 'mirrors supermarkets' on prices

    Helen Clifford, 14 Dec 2012

    Amazon's selling tactics are more akin to those of supermarkets than high street retailers, according to a new report from Simon-Kucher and Partners.  In a study

    Page 14 Dec 2012

  • The Hobbit premieres in London

    Helen Clifford, 13 Dec 2012

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey premiered in London's West End last night (December 12th), with hundreds of fans lining the streets to catch a glimpse of the

    Page 13 Dec 2012

  • Publisher partners with coach firm in marketing drive

    Helen Clifford, 12 Dec 2012

    An independent publishing house has collaborated with a coach company in a major marketing drive to complement the changing way readers consume books.  As

    Page 12 Dec 2012

  • UK library count down 201

    Helen Clifford, 11 Dec 2012

    As many as 201 libraries across the UK closed in the past year, bringing the total to 4,265 compared with 4,612 two years ago.  That is according to the latest

    Page 11 Dec 2012

  • African writers reflect on the role of literature in society

    Helen Clifford, 03 Jan 2013

    Novelists, poets and critics have been taking part in special events across Africa to mark an extraordinary year for the continent’s literary scene, as well as to

    Page 03 Jan 2013

  • Pullman calls on teachers to stop 'tearing stories apart'

    Helen Clifford, 10 Dec 2012

    Philip Pullman has suggested teachers are guilty of tearing stories apart and ruining the pleasure of reading for children.  As the Daily Telegraph reports,

    Page 10 Dec 2012

  • Kenyan publishers team up to boost e-reading

    Katie Morhen, 30 Jan 2012

    Two publishing houses in Kenya have formed a partnership to boost digital reading among young people, it has been reported. Longhorn Publishers and World Reader struck a deal that sees the former...

    Page 30 Jan 2012

  • Book inspired movies dominate Oscar nominations

    Katie Morhen, 26 Jan 2012

    The 2012 Academy Awards nominations have been dominated by films based on literary works. Six of the nine nominations for Best Picture are film recreations of works of fiction, including Kathryn

    Page 26 Jan 2012

  • B&N debuts Nook Video to UK consumers

    Helen Clifford, 11 Dec 2012

    UK consumers are finally able to get their hands on Nook Video from Barnes & Noble, enabling them to access a wide range of film and TV content from one device.

    Page 11 Dec 2012

  • Library to be honoured with Bookseller award

    Katie Morhen, 23 Jan 2012

    One of the nation’s best libraries will be given a Bookseller Industry Award as the competition added new categories this year, it was announced on Friday (January 20th). Entries are now open, with...

    Page 23 Jan 2012

  • Apple launch fresh e-publishing tool

    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.

    Page 20 Jan 2012

  • Libraries enjoy increasing demand for e-books

    Katie Morhen, 27 Jan 2012

    UK libraries are seeing increasing demand from e-books, as readers change the way they interact with these public services. According to the Clitheroe Today, Lancashire County Council's library

    Page 27 Jan 2012

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