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UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show!

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The Bookseller’s Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others.

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Do We Philosophically, Emotionally Need Bookstores?

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Bookshops are an essential link between readers and authors, which is just one reason why we need to save them, say a prominent UK bookseller and UK journalist.

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“Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop” Wins Oddest Title Prize

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Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop beat out stiff competition, How Tea Cosies changed the World, to win the Diagram Prize to celebrate the oddest book title of the year.

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UK Publishers Seek ‘Most Thrilling Outcome for Readers and Writers’

UK publishers are ready to capitalize on digitization as evidenced by the smart, pointed discussions at Monday’s Bookseller Futurebook Conference.

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Google eBooks UK is Four Weeks Away

The Bookseller reports that Google attended the Booksellers Association’s Independent Booksellers Forum to discuss the coming launch of Google eBooks in the UK.

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UK Book Chain Waterstone’s Sold to Russian Billionaire

By Hannah Johnson Waterstone’s parent company HMV announced this morning that it would sell the UK book chain to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut’s company, A&NN […]

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World E-Reading Congress Report: Date – Don’t Marry – Technology

By Roger Tagholm LONDON: There were some choice phrases on offer at the World e-Reading Congress, held in London this week. “Apple is a walled garden; […]

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Lack of E-books on UK Bestseller List Causes Problems

In a convincing post at The Bookseller, Scott Pack, publisher of The Friday Project, an imprint of HarperCollins, notes that the lack of e-book sales […]

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Looking for Digital Inspiration? Take a Look at the Digital Innovation Award Winners

By Hannah Johnson The Bookseller FutureBook announced the winners of its inaugural Digital Innovation Awards yesterday in London. The awards were launched in December 2010 […]

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Report from the UK’s FutureBook Conference: Bringing Great Writers into the Digital, Multimedia Mix

By Sophie Rochester LONDON: If there was a key lesson from the first FutureBook conference organized by The Bookseller magazine and held in London for […]

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