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At Orion Party, Publisher Praises E-sales to 179 Countries

Lord Weidenfeld was in attendance last night.

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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Fancy Our New Digs? Hachette, HarperCollins Go Lux in London

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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.

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There’s No Such Thing as “Normal,” say UK Publishing CEOs

Harper CEO Victoria Barnsley

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.

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Bookish.com Launches, Applies Big Data to Book Discovery

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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.

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Apple, Amazon Inform Customers of Settlement Refunds

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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.

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Hachette Livre’s Luc Audrain on the Practicality of EPUB3

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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.

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Explore HTML5 and EPUB3 at the Frankfurt Book Fair

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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.

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SURVEY: Which of the US Big Six Will Be First to Merge?

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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?

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What James Franco’s ’127 Hours’ Has in Common with Publishing

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Amazon.com’s deal to publish the debut novel of actor James Franco, star of 127 Hours, underscores traditional publishing’s increasingly untenable position.

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UK Publishers, Agents Find Solidarity in Facing Digital Transition Together

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.

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