Fans of Haruki Murakami lined up at bookstores Friday to be the first to buy his new novel, Shikisai wo Motanai Tsukuru to Kare no Junrei no Toshi.
Random House has appointed ePubDirect to manage distribution of ebook assets and provide retail support for the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and India.
Ten fiction titles and six poetry collections finalists have been announced as the finalists for this year’s Best Translated Book Awards. The winners will be revealed May 3rd.
The Bookseller reported last week that HarperCollins and Hatchette UK have become the first British publishers to refine the agency model agreement with Amazon co.uk.
Capitalizing on the recognition of NOOK, Barnes & Noble has rebranded its self-publishing platform Pubit as NOOK Press and added features from FastPencil.
From a longlist of 154 titles, ten novels have been shortlisted and are in the running for the €100,000 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.
At The Guardian, Alison Baverstock, author of the guide to self-publishing, The Naked Author, listed the ways in which self-publishing has changed the world.
Houston-based Kbuuk is one of the latest in a long line of file conversion and self-publishing ebook platforms to emerge in the wake of the digital explosion.
The National Library of the Netherlands and Google, which began in 2011 to digitize 160,000 books from the library, have just made 80,000 publicly available.
Arthur Frommer, who founded his eponymous travel guide series in 1957 and sold it to Simon & Schuster in 1977, has reacquired the rights to the brand from Google.