At the UK Orion Author Party, 95-year-old Lord Weidenfeld’s presence contrasted with the news that the Hachette Group sold more than 70m ebooks last year.
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Hachette and Harper Collins in the UK are moving into impressive new buildings in London, projecting an aura of confidence and seriousness about their futures.
Several UK CEOs set the agenda going into next week’s London Book Fair. Top of the list: communicating with consumers and coping with the relentless pace of change in publishing.
By incorporating trillions of calculations, Bookish.com, the new online bookstore financed by Hachette, Penguin and S&S, promises to apply Big Data to book discovery.
According to the terms of a settlement between the DoJ and three major American publishers, some customers may receive refunds on their e-book purchases.
EPUB3 is a scalable, flexible format for publishers, says Hachette’s Luc Audrain, but even a year after its introduction not all retailers are ready for it.
The Frankfurt Book Fair will host a workshop, HTML 5 and EPUB3: Digital Books Beyond Digitized Text, with Hachette’s Luc Audrain on October 11.
It has become a common meme in publishing that in 2-3 years we’ll see one of the US Big Six publishers merge with another. Which will it be?
Amazon.com’s deal to publish the debut novel of actor James Franco, star of 127 Hours, underscores traditional publishing’s increasingly untenable position.
E-books, royalties, territoriality, piracy, agents as publishers, publishers as booksellers, on the agenda for UK book community at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.