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Amazon has launched a new tool for authors to create and sell digital textbooks. But there are questions about royalty rates on higher priced e-textbooks.
The National Book Critics Circle has selected its finalist for this year’s annual book prizes, as well as awards for lifetime achievement and reviewing.
What does the future of Library and Information Science look like? What do patrons expect from libraries? This infographic from USC has some answers.
Blogger Ann Morgan read 197 books—one from each UN recognized nation plus Taiwan—and her work has now been compiled into a new book to be published in May.
Samsung will be Innovation Partner at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair and help showcase technology solutions and unique content experiences for the book publishing industry.
Publishing Perspectives’ online group read of Haruki Murakami, A Wild Murakami Chase, is about to start the big one: 1Q84.
Publishing Perspectives’ online book club covering the works of Haruki Murakami starts Kafka on the Shore, perhaps the Japanese author’s most beloved novel.
The city of Norwich will host its first Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, featuring internationally known authors al McDermid, Sophie Hannah, John Harvey, Eva Dolan, and Meg Abbott.
Amazon will likely introduce an ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, in the near future. Subscribers will have access to over 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks for $9.99 per month.