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Lovereading Updates from the world of books » HAY FESTIVAL Thursday 21 to Sunday 31 May 2015

Lovereading Updates from the world of books » HAY FESTIVAL Thursday 21 to Sunday 31 May 2015 | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
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Trends: Isn't It Time For Self-Publishers To Get Over Self-Publishing?

Trends: Isn't It Time For Self-Publishers To Get Over Self-Publishing? | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
As self-publishing matures, there may be a growing sense that the means of publishing was never the point. Independent authors, on the whole, may be moving past the self-pub...

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Inside Traditional Publishing: An Agent's Take on Contracts - Huffington Post

Inside Traditional Publishing: An Agent's Take on Contracts - Huffington Post | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
Of all the skills a literary agent is required to have, the most important is the ability to negotiate well on behalf of the author client. Authors hire agents to protect their business interests in publishing.
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You Can Only Judge a Harland Miller Book by Its Cover - LA Magazine

You Can Only Judge a Harland Miller Book by Its Cover - LA Magazine | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
A new exhibition titled Behaviour vs. Behaviour features artist Harland Miller's fictitious remakes of Penguin Book covers
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Small publishers flourish in Spain's crisis - Yahoo News

Small publishers flourish in Spain's crisis - Yahoo News | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
Specialising in forgotten literary gems and little-known writers, small independent publishers are flourishing in Spain while the big houses are forced to merge to survive.
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Why Fan Fiction Is The Future of Publishing - Daily Beast

Why Fan Fiction Is The Future of Publishing - Daily Beast | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
How ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ took #FanFic from literary backwater to publishing powerhouse.
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Penguin Books Canada sur Twitter

Penguin Books Canada sur Twitter | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
This maps shows how many books are published per capita by European publishing houses: http://bit.ly/1AkPE28 . pic.twitter.com/m7CY8lnnqN
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January/February 2015 issue of International Street Photographer Magazine

January/February 2015 issue of International Street Photographer Magazine | Book Publishing | Scoop.it

January/February 2015 issue of International Street Photographer Magazine

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Publishers Are Lining Up Behind 'Netflix for Books' Services. But Why? - Wired

Publishers Are Lining Up Behind 'Netflix for Books' Services. But Why? - Wired | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Scribd and Oyster both announced partnerships with Macmillan to bring new titles to their e-book subscription services. But how do all-you-can read platforms benefit publishers?
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Meet Irish women behind publishing powerhouses - Independent.ie

Meet Irish women behind publishing powerhouses - Independent.ie | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
Publishing has undergone many changes in recent years, due to the increasing influence of technology and the effects of the recession.

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Most Anticipated: The Great 2015 Book Preview - The Millions

Most Anticipated: The Great 2015 Book Preview - The Millions | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
Most Anticipated: The Great 2015 Book Preview
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Last year offered many treats for readers: hotly anticipated new books by David Mitchell and Marilynne Robinson; the emergence of our own Emily St.
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Spain's Google News Shutdown Is a Silly Victory for Publishers | WIRED

Spain's Google News Shutdown Is a Silly Victory for Publishers | WIRED | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
Trying to stick it to Google is an understandable impulse, a resentment fed by the company's monolithic influence over the web. But all the Google News shutdown in Spain really shows is how powerless traditional publishers really are.
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‘Strumpet City’ most borrowed book from public libraries in 2013

‘Strumpet City’ most borrowed book from public libraries in 2013 | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ makes top 100 for first time, but ‘Wimpy Kid’ dominates charts

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Amazon, HarperCollins Reach Multiyear Publishing Deal - Wall Street Journal

Amazon, HarperCollins Reach Multiyear Publishing Deal - Wall Street Journal | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon.com and HarperCollins have reached agreement on a new multiyear publishing pact that covers both print and digital titles.
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Gabriel García Márquez’s Formative Reading List: 24 Books That Shaped One of Humanity’s Greatest Writers

Gabriel García Márquez’s Formative Reading List: 24 Books That Shaped One of Humanity’s Greatest Writers | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
"Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it."

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International Literature Festival Dublin Preview Revealed

International Literature Festival Dublin Preview Revealed | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
International Literature Festival Dublin will take place across the city from 16-24 May 2015. Festival Programme Director Martin Colthorpe will announce the full programme in April, but in advance is delighted to reveal a range of Festival...

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6 Books You Should Be Reading This Spring - Huffington Post

6 Books You Should Be Reading This Spring - Huffington Post | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
You're going to want to tell everyone about these titles.






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Why Authors Walk Away From Good, Big 5 Publishers

Why Authors Walk Away From Good, Big 5 Publishers | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
UK author Harry Bingham describes the four stages of his career, and why he's decided to self-publish after good experiences with traditional houses.
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Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival March 18-22

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival March 18-22 | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
Highlights of the Dun Laoghaire festival include special International Women's Day events with Sheila Hancock and a #readwomen panel including Irish fiction laureate, Anne Enright on March 8.

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José Manuel Lara Bosch, president the editorial group Planeta Dies

José Manuel Lara Bosch, president the editorial group Planeta Dies | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
The president of editorial group Planeta, José Manuel Lara Bosch, dies on 2015 January 31, at 68 after a fight with Pancreatic Cancer [File Images] .
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Domestic Noir is bigger than ever; top ten releases for 2015

Domestic Noir is bigger than ever; top ten releases for 2015 | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
As the market for psychological and crime thrillers continues to grow, with Gone Girl becoming the 25th bestselling adult fiction title of all time, publishers rush to fill the gap in 2015 with homegrown and international talent.

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Novelist Robert Stone, known for writing 'Dog Soldiers' and 'A Flag for Sunrise' dies at 77 - 1/10/2015 9:19:00 PM | Newser

Novelist Robert Stone, known for writing 'Dog Soldiers' and 'A Flag for Sunrise' dies at 77 - 1/10/2015 9:19:00 PM | Newser | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Stone, the award-winning novelist who spun out tales worldwide of seekers, frauds and other misbegotten American dreamers in such works as "A Flag for Sunrise" and "Dog Soldiers,"...

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Why BuzzFeed Is Massively Underrated (and 9 Things Publishers and Brands Should Learn From It)

Why BuzzFeed Is Massively Underrated (and 9 Things Publishers and Brands Should Learn From It) | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
BuzzFeed is easy to bash; a fast-rising rocket ship is a visible target. But when you discuss the future of journalism, BuzzFeed always seems to show up at that intersection between crazy and smart where genius so often lies.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 8, 2015 11:53 PM

What makes BuzzFeed so effective? Read on for ideas.

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Kindle sales have 'disappeared', says UK's largest book retailer - Telegraph

Kindle sales have 'disappeared', says UK's largest book retailer - Telegraph | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
Waterstones says sales of physical books rose 5pc in December, while Kindle sales collapsed
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Three Small Vermont Publishers Talk Business - Seven Days

Three Small Vermont Publishers Talk Business - Seven Days | Book Publishing | Scoop.it
So you've written a book. You've polished it within an inch of its life. Maybe you've already submitted it to every possible New York agent...
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