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.
HarperCollins’ SF and fantasy imprint, Harper Voyager, has announced that it will accept complete and unagented manuscripts for a two week period in October.
With rumors surfacing yet again that HarperCollins is prepping to be sold, would HC be better off outside Murdoch’s News Corp, where books are not a priority?
Does HarperCollins’ split from other parts of News Corp presage a sale? No, said the UK CEO at the company’s annual party, it will bring further investment.
Money, marketing and management all likely prevented HarperCollins from offering all its English titles to global readers at once, but that’s finally changed.
The digital transition in publishing could mean unlikely business acquisitions are in store for major publishers by tech giants like Apple.
Crime writers from Hungary, Poland, and throughout Central Europe are making their way into English. Will they prove as popular as the Scandinavians?
Perhaps publishers simply don’t have the power or influence over high status political authors to demand that they produce more rigorous, less biased books.
There will be a war over e-book rights only if the the opposition — the upstarts and indies are willing and financially able to put up a costly legal fight.
By Dennis Abrams With over 16 million copies in print, it is safe to say that Biscuit Visits the Pumpkin Patch is one of the most popular picture books of our time. And on October 11, iStoryTime, the largest library of mobile children’s books apps joined forces with HarperCollins Children’s Books to launch the beloved classic on Apple’s iPad, iPhone, …