‘Tom Beusse, Joe Siebert and Joe Romello left F+W as of yesterday,’ says a memo to the F+W Media staff from consultant Greg Osberg, who adds that he is serving as interim CEO.
Cengage Unlimited textbook subscription service launches later this year, giving students full access to all of Cengage digital content for the cost of $119 per semester
The Man Booker Prize is now open to Irish books. The Booker Prize Foundation says the aim is to recognize Irish independent publishers as readily as those in the UK.
At the start of the 2018 CES week, California-based Quantum Storey Company exhibits its first AR and VR enhanced title in the ‘Operation You’ series of children’s books.
An aggregator of English-language ebooks by self-published authors, Palatium sees more business potential in publishing books…for now.
British Book Award organizers have added an Author of the Year and Illustrator of the Year honor to the list of ‘Nibbies,’ as well as a new audiobook category to the Books of the Year division.
‘A four-month programming project ended up taking two years,’ as Iguana Books publisher Greg Ioannou says. Once expected to be a new base of operation for Pubslush, his Toronto-based author services crowdfunding company PubLaunch is to open this month.
In the estimation of LitRes chief Sergey Anuriev, ebooks could double as a factor in Russia’s market within two years and audiobooks are showing new strength as well. The prime challenge: piracy.
Now in line for the overall Costa Book of the Year award–to be announced January 30–the five Costa category winners include three titles from HarperCollins UK imprints.
The 2017 year-end holiday season book sales patterns reported in both major English-language markets looked good at the end, but getting there wasn’t a lot of fun. And what lies ahead may be rougher for bookstores.