Developing home-grown series at Simon and Schuster’s children’s division offers the publisher greater control over editorial, design, production and promotion.
By incorporating trillions of calculations, Bookish.com, the new online bookstore financed by Hachette, Penguin and S&S, promises to apply Big Data to book discovery.
Last week, News Corp, the owner of HarperCollins Publishers expressed interest in buying Simon & Schuster from its owner, CBS Corp. Is another merger afoot?
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.
Katherine Webb’s book at the London Book Fair is a poignant reminder of her father, Nick Webb of Simon and Schuster, who recently passed away.
It has become a common meme in publishing that in 2-3 years we’ll see one of the US Big Six publishers merge with another. Which will it be?
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.
By Hannah Johnson On Sunday, Simon & Schuster in the US and Little, Brown in the UK simultaneously announced the forthcoming publication of iSteve: The Book of Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The book is scheduled for publication in early 2012. Isaacson, the author of Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (2003), and Kissinger: A Biography …
By Daniel Kalder NEW YORK: Founded seven years ago, MarkLogic is the maker of a database for “unstructured data” — which these days consists of 80% of the information on the Internet, including documents, emails, social media posts, tweets, pictures, video, blogs, and research data. Currently growing at an exponential rate, managing this type of information can be time-intensive and …
By Hannah Johnson The publishing industry is often criticized for slow adoption of digital tools and processes, but Steve Kotrch, Director of Publishing Technology at Simon & Schuster, had fantastic examples at TOC today of the strides that big publishers have already made in this area and how these changes are not always visible to those outside the organization. Kotrch …