HarperCollins’ annual pre-LBF launch party is an annual mainstay: think Downton Abbey, only with agents and publishers, rather than butlers and footmen.
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Gertrude Stein’s children’s book, The World is Round, is 75 this year and is being rereleased by Harper Design in a reproduction of the book’s first edition from 1939.
On the first day of the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Publishing Perspectives video team interviewed agents, publishers and organizers about their expectations for the near future of the industry.
Scribd formally launched ebook subscriptions today and the company CEO said he believes the service could eventually produce $1 billion in annual revenue.
Ex-army man Charlie Redmayne may have left Pottermore to take the helm at HarperCollins UK, but he’s not taking sides in the war between print and digital.
With former Pottermore CEO Redmayne running HarperCollins UK, publishers wonder what his appointment foretells about the future of the book business.
At the highest levels of publishing the expectation of being fired or restructured is almost a job requirement, as demonstrated by several job changes this week.
The continuing growth of digital publishing has put even more energy into the flourishing genres of SF, fantasy, mystery and romance publishing, says Wired.
In the newly created position of Senior VP of Consumer Insights at HarperCollins, David Boyle has big plans to transform how publishers understand and connect with consumers.
The challenge with digital is discovery, so David Roth-Ey of Fourth Estate and William Collins, is now looking at new ways to engage potential readers, including live events.