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Genre Fiction and Digital Publishing: A Marriage Made in Heaven

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The continuing growth of digital publishing has put even more energy into the flourishing genres of SF, fantasy, mystery and romance publishing, says Wired.

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Book Marketing Q&A: David Boyle, HarperCollins, On Understanding Consumers

David Boyle, Senior VP, Consumer Insight, HarperCollins

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.

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What Does “Post-Digital” Book Discovery Look Like?

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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.

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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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HarperCollins and Hatchette UK Introduce Refined Agency Model

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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.

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Sarah Palin’s New Book: Yet Another Reason to Dread Xmas?

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Harper Collins will publish Sarah Palin’s latest book, A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas, which will call for a renewed emphasis on the holiday’s religious importance.

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News Corp Wooing S&S: Is Another Merger in the Works?

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Last week, News Corp, the owner of HarperCollins Publishers expressed interest in buying Simon & Schuster from its owner, CBS Corp. Is another merger afoot?

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Johnny Depp: Actor and Now…Publisher

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Johnny Depp will lead a new HarperCollins imprint, Infinitum Nihil, and will start with a book on Bob Dylan by historian Douglas Brinkley.

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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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Have a SF or Fantasy Manuscript? Now’s Your Chance to Be Published

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HarperCollins’ SF and fantasy imprint, Harper Voyager, has announced that it will accept complete and unagented manuscripts for a two week period in October.

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