Monday, May 31, 2010

Experts: Texas textbooks are unlikely to spread
Amazon Vs. Apple Be Damned: Publishers Pine For A Universal E-Book Format
Publish your own ebooks with Apple via iBookstore
Texas Publisher E.P. Publishing Joins RAINN, the Nation's Largest Anti-Sexual Assault Organization, in the Fight Against Sexual Assault
Writing a Best Selling Book
Hay Festival founder is sure books' future secure
Nepal Education Fair 2010 from June 3
North America’s Oldest Gay Bookstore Struggles to Avoid Closure
Counting Gains of Nigerian Authors in Democracy
Melissa Klug and the Permanence Matters Initiative
New book reflects on Tibet riots
News Briefs: Week of 5/31/10
SAvannah Booksigning
Questions About the Gulf
Authors tell story of Canada's illustrated children's books:
BEA 2010: Short but Sweet
The iPad Makes Its Presence Felt
E-Book Piracy & the iPad: Reality Check
Education fair in the offing
Is the book dead?
Author Hopes New Book Helps Fight Poaching
CHIMAIRA To Release 'Guitar Collection Vol. 1' Guitar Tab Book - May 30, 2010
First-Ever Guitar Tab Book Coming Next Month - May 30, 2010
Bush, Blair, and Bartiromo Coming this Fall
McGinniss is just doing his job, Sarah
While America Aged by Roger Lowenstein
Good E-Reader Week in Review May 23 – 29 2010
USA Today Bestsellers
Campagna writes hybrid of a book
Jon Stewart celebrates book publishing at BookExpo America
Check Out Roy H. Williams discussion about the title for my upcoming book Roy's analysis is spot on.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Deepwater Horizon oil spill revealed an industry ill-prepared to deal with 'black swan' event
An Interview With Boyd Morrison, Author of The Ark
Vermont Book Notes
Sehome grad co-authors business book about serving the greater good
Ghostwriting and the political book culture
Poets launch publishing company
Book review: ‘Fortuna’
More benefits to digital self publishing
Book review: 'Bottled & Sold,' by Peter Gleick
Book review | Stieg Larsson’s ‘The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest’
Literary Notes
A mix of magic and chance
Infinity Publishing Launches eBook Initiative
Decades-old book on auto industry brings into focus cars' economic impact
Borders Gets $25 Million in Private Sale Making LeBow Chairman
eBooks Have Resurrected the Printed Book
The education of John Waters
Borders gets new investor, chairman
Upended by eBooks: Is This the Last Chapter for the Book Business?
'Tinkers' Continues to Defy Expectations
Folio Unveils Children's Book Division
ECW Press Launches E-book Imprint with Online Literary Magazine
Results Dip at Books-A-Million
Results Dip at Books-A-Million
Borders Gets New Investment, Chairman
Welcome to the NetGalley BEA BUZZ Page!

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Barbara Hoffert picks authors to stalk and galleys to grab at BookExpo America 2010
Books-A-Million, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results
UPDATE 2-LeBow overtakes Ackman as Borders' top shareholder
Financier invests in Borders, becomes chairman
Financier invests in Borders, becomes chairman
Ann Patchett On Her Love For A Little Bookstore In Petoskey, Michigan
Infinity Publishing Launches eBook Initiative
Amazon's foreign publishing push: A customer data play
2010 Indie Book Award Winners Announced
Voice of Choice to Attend 2010 Audio Publishers Association Conference in New York City
Barnes & Noble Announces Online Self Publishing Service
Jindal getting paid for book deal
2010 Indie Book Award Winners Announced
Borders markets its Kobo e-reader
BookExpo America 2010: American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression Celebrates 20 Years
Weekend activites for the whole family
The Go-Go's Jane Wiedlin is 'Lady Robotika' in New Comic Book Series
Dynamic Announces Management Changes and Option Grants
B&N's Self-Publishing Service PubIt! Could Upend the Industry -- but Only If the Price Is Right
E-Books Rewrite Bookselling
Fifobooks, Smashwords & Lulu Authors Publish eBooks On Kindle & iPads In Minutes
The iPad Revolution
Words Worth Books staffer wins inaugural Young Bookseller of the Year Award
Borders meeting focuses on digital strategy
Independent booksellers still stinging over Hornet's Nest fiasco
The iPad as a comic-book reader
LibreDigital Expands Executive Management Team to Support Growing Demand for e-Books
Mobile phones now put children's books in your pocket
Ingram’s Lightning Source Expands Products and Services
BookMasters Offers Self-Publishing Services
LibreDigital Gets $8.1 Million in Venture Capital Investment
AAP, BISG Unite for New Statistics Program
iPad Developer Sideways to Launch at BEA
Reloaded: New Press to Publish New Title from Controversial Author Michael Bellesiles
Sesame Street Starts Subscription Model for E-Books

Friday, May 21, 2010

Laureate lets teen poets enjoy spotlight
Manhwa industry declines, but movies are hits
Jindal starts getting paid for book deal
Why Trafford Publishing Services Can Make A New Book Better
Barnes & Noble to Launch E-Book Self-Publishing Service PubIt

Thursday, May 20, 2010

HP Transforms Walmart Photo Departments Nationwide with "Prints in Minutes" Service and Advanced Creative Tools for Customers
LibreDigital Secures $8.1 Million in Funding to Accelerate Delivery of e-Books
Buying Books in Canada
Two new books explore the liberal tradition from the right and the left
PubIt : B&N’s publishing service for aspiring authors
New Canadian Book Publisher Supports Diversity and Free Expression
Association of Independent Authors Gives Serious Voice to Self-Published Authors
Emma Watson May Be a Wallflower, Spitzer Doc Picked Up
Book raps oil industry, authorities
Worldcolor chooses SigmaLine, Muller Martini's book manufacturing solution
Amazon Expands Book Publishing Business
BookExpo America 2010: Busman's Holiday
Star Trek Partners with S&S, Pocket, Abrams, and Haynes
Hachette Signs With RoyaltyShare to Manage Backend Digital Sales
Barnes & Noble to Offer Digital Self-Publishing
Amazon Launches Translation Imprint, AmazonCrossing
Arrest Ordered in Christian Book Copyright Infringement
Barnes And Noble's Nook and Pubit: A Self-Publisher's Heaven
Waterstone's and Barnes & Noble Tilt Toward the Screen
2010 National Indie Excellence Award Judging Complete: The Biggest Challenge Yet!
SIRIUS XM's Book Radio Channel Broadcasts from 'BookExpo America'
Awkward Family Photos go from blog to book
Hollywood Names Internet's Most "Notorious" File-Swapping Sites
'Glenn Beck': The Roots of Social Justice
Pirate Bay on MPAA, RIAA most 'notorious' list
Barnes & Noble launching PubIt self-publishing platform this summer
LibreDigital Gets $8.1 Million for E-book Publishing Services
Paperback book publisher extends printing contract with Worldcolor
Barnes & Noble Unveil PubIt! Digital Self-Publishing Service [PubIt! Digital Publishing Service From Barnes & Noble Coming This Summer]
Barnes & Noble Unveil PubIt! Digital Self-Publishing Service [PubIt! Digital Publishing Service From Barnes & Noble Coming This Summer]
LibreDigital lands $8.1 million more for e-publishing service
SkillSoft Announces Perspectives 2010 Award Winners
Air France Defends Record After Book Questions Airline’s Safety
GameLife Your Source for Gaming News Since 20XXNintendo Magic Book Tells (Partial) History of Wii

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Informatica Releases First-Ever Book on Lean Integration
China Think Tank: 2010 Retail Sales To Exceed CNY15 Tln
ETFs Bearing Brunt of May 6 Drop Shows Hedging Worsened Losses
Trade wishlist aired at BIC
Lonely Planet launches site for booksellers
Man accused in Harvard fraud could get book deal [VIDEO]
Amazon publishes translated foreign-language books
Outskirts Press Reveals Top 10 Best Selling Books in Self Publishing for April 2010
BA signs up with Google for Editions programmer
Daily Telegraph to launch book club
why authors need to prepare for the e-book era
Shetterly to read at Farmington library
Amazon Gets Deeper Into Publishing; That Kindle Android App Is Ready
Holly Black and Sarah Rees Brennan to be at Joseph Beth Booksellers tomorrow
Yahoo buys user-generated publisher
A messy end for Tim Donaghy and his publisher
Tim Pawlenty, scribe, board member
Amazon Branches Out with Publishing Arm
King Printing Turbocharges Its Book Printing Services with New KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press
Authors on the Air: 'Teaching the Pig to Dance'; 'The Profiler'; 'The Rational Optimist'
The PW Morning Report: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Job Moves: May 18, 2010
'Blanket of Stars' Offers Different Look At Homeless Women
Chelsea Green Partners with Scribd on Oil Spill Book
S&S's MTV Books to Release 'Jersey Shore' Tie-In
Kindle for Android Coming this Summer
Barnes & Noble Adds CDs, DVDs to Marketplace
All Literature is Gossip
Strategy of the giants 'light years' from the book trade
RR Donnelley Awarded Multi-Year Multi-Million Dollar Agreement by Workman Publishing Company
Hachette Book Group Selects RoyaltyShare to Manage eBook Transaction Data
Supermarkets raised discount less than other retailers, BIC told
Obamas put a price on puppy love: $1,600
Outskirts Press Reveals Top 10 Best Selling Books in Self Publishing for April 2010
Half of UK consumers buy books online
Literature News
Hear hear! Local narrators are finalists for audiobook 'Oscars'
Kagan Favors Book Bans and Limiting Political Speech
Local books: History of a famous neighborhood, a bicycle odyssey
Gefen Publishing House of Jerusalem is the Fastest Growing Jewish/Zionist Book Publisher in the World
Used to it St. Croix Antiquarian celebrates 20 years of used book sales — hanging on through tough times
Is the iPad Driving E-Book Piracy, and Does It Matter?
Hanwang, Chongqing Publishing Group to set up e-book base
Indigo denies defying embargo on The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest
Morgantown Booksellers React to WVU Rental Program
In Yiddish Author’s Papers, Potential Gold
Treasurys Jumpy As Investors Book Profits; Euro Zone In Focus
Cannes You Dig It? The Film Industry Champions Joint International Effort

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Indie booksellers lose out on latest Larsson blockbuster
HP Powers Digital Transformation of Commercial Printing Firm Consolidated Graphics with HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press
Reinventing Book Publishing: Building Real Communities, And Only Holding Rights For Three Years
New Books to Look Forward To
Texas Text Book Changes Will Deepen Divides
Are Books Going the Way of Typewriters, VHS and Other Modern Day Dinosaurs?
Stocks Quickly Reverse and Book Small Gains
J.A. Konrath on His AmazonEncore Deal
Stars Write Books
Future Connector: Brett Ratner
Worldcolor Announces New High-Speed Digital Ink Jet Press and Bind System Solution for Short-Run Books
Ann Arbor Book Festival well-worth attending
British Columbia Publisher/Library Partnership Produces Free Local Ebook Collection
One Book, One Twitter: the world's largest book club?
Memorial Set for Nina Bourne
BEA Sets Ticket Policy for Streisand Event
Neil Gaiman Unveils Imaginary Book On The Hypothetical Library
NY Times Gets an F&SF Reviewer who Actually Likes the Genre
Bull Moose to Grow Book Side
Konrath Moves 'Jack Daniels' Series to AmazonEncore
Where's Waldo? At Walker Books and Candlewick
Book Comps Slip at Hastings
SFWA announces 2010 Nebula Awards winners
AmazonEncore to Publish Bestselling Author J.A. Konrath’s Upcoming Book
BA president warns of trade's future "irrelevance"
future lies in hands of consumers
Is the iPad Driving E-Book Piracy, and Does it Matter?
Still turning to the Yellow Pages
AmazonEncore to Publish Bestselling Author J.A. Konrath's Upcoming Book
Nigerian Writers On World Book Day
Wrestling At Tijuana’s Book Fair
Barnes & Noble Announces Fun and Free eBooks In-Store Promotion
Exports boost order book for British manufacturers
New Executive Structure at 'PW'
A FOX Host's Not-Quite-Good Book
Authors of new book, 'Weird Oregon,' to appear at three Barnes & Noble stores; nothing weird about that
French publishers to launch digital hub
Indies should be "hub" of community says IBF
Why universities should hate the iPad
BA launches Digital Guide
Dime Novel Publishing Resurrects Dime Novel for the E-Book Generation
MSA Honors Phil Zuckerman of Applewood Books with 2010 Service Award
What If?
Amy Krouse Rosenthal: Putting All Her Books Under a Yellow Umbrella
Has Lee Child killed off action hero Jack Reacher
Have books turned their last page?
iPads, apps, e-publishing...When did settling down with a good book become such hard work?
Roger Ebert's writing a book you'll want to read, and more

Monday, May 17, 2010

Christian publisher Zondervan finds iPad a great way for children to experience books
Roger Ebert Writing Memoir
China Mobile Launches Online e-Reader Platform Including e-Book Store
Book publishing forum scheduled
UNH students can rent textbooks at half the price
New book suggests Tories pushing Christian agenda
Retired engineer showcases impact of America's machine tool industry
Spa City resident pens first book
Ferguson, Davie make splash at Alberta Book Awards
Reading world turns a new page
Cartoonist, 'Bubba' Flint to sign books in Highland Village
Former yearbook editor offers perspective
Ferguson, Davie make splash at Alberta Book Awards
Boston firm drove Maine's cottage industry
Chinese exhibitors take part in Czech book fair
Surge in sale of Tagore books
Ebert Confirms Forthcoming Memoir
Ferguson makes splash at Alberta Book Awards
Roger Ebert wants to keep book under wraps
Frigging awesome: Xfinity Remote Prototype: iPad Demo at NCTA Show
'The Finger' by Angus Trumble
Container gardens for vegetables are growing in popularity
'Five hundred books. . . sold'
Roger Ebert Gives Thumbs Up to New Memoir
$$ foul on ref's book
Tar Balls Have Started Washing Ashore’
BROKER'S WORLD CDA: Referral Arrangement Rule Baffles Brokers
'The Sandbox' by David Zimmerman
Literary Notes
Film critic Roger Ebert writing a memoir
Is iPad supercharging e-book piracy?
Nicholas Christakis: The hidden influence of social networks
The PW Morning Report: Friday, May 14, 2010
Distribution Deals: S&S Takes Over Manhattan GMAT
ABC and ABA to Formalize Potential Merger Plan
A Tantalizing Clue Suggests Google Settlement Might Keep Its Judge
Author Solutions Creates Imprint with Hay House
March Bookstore Sales Rise 1.6%s
Barnes & Noble Signs New Deals with the Riggios
What Will Turn the Masses on to E-Reading? A Low-Priced Tablet DailyFinance:
Self-Publishers Online Conference 2010
ABC and ABA Agree on Steps for Merger Proposal
You’re Welcome, You Bastards
Int’l publishers eye e-book era
Hesitant Travelers Book Close to Stay: Loews CEO
What’s hot in local arts and entertainment
'True Blood': Comic Book Previews and Set Sneak Peeks
Family, faith, and flag are focus in new Palin tome
Local Authors Document Roanoke’s Past, New Book Traces Journey Through Pictures
Missouri's 'blue books' made extinct by Legislature
Hawaii Book & Music Festival returns this weekend. What to see. What to buy.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Super events planned for Saturday
Oregon City teen takes young adult book from idea to publication
Guidebook publishers say sales are still strong in this era of apps
Cory Doctorow, geek culture icon (Q&A)
The Hills' Star Lo Bosworth to Publish a Dating Advice Book with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Reader
Law & Order Tribute from Scott Turow
Amazon to Divide Free and Paid Kindle Bestsellers; Publishing World Reacts
Author/illustrator Stian Hole: the complete interview
Short? No Worries: Just Ask This Texan
A Name for Newborns Thanks to the Vampires
Authors, characters in tandem in 'Will Grayson'
A champion for children's literature
Kaye Webb: Queen of the Puffineer
An Adult in a Child's World
Digital Wizardry in Children’s Literature
USA Today Bestsellers list
MTV star writing book on dating
Self-Publishers Online Conference 2010
Books & Books Partnering with Jack McKeown for Hamptons Store
Anchor Announces 4 Million-Copy First Printing of 'Lost Symbol' Paperback
Rounder Books Alive but Inactive

Friday, May 14, 2010

Amazon to Drop Free Books from Kindle Bestseller List
Canadian Publishers in Talks with Apple as iPad Orders Begin
Top five bargain destinations for summer 2010
Tyra Banks to pen fantasy book
HCL Technologies Ranked # 1 in Traditional IT Outsourcing Space by Datamonitor's The Black Book of Outsourcing 2009-10
Can a Free Book Be a Best-Seller?
Cooper-Hewitt's Design Triennial Is Here!
10 Reasons to love Hawaii Book & Music Festival
Irish author Bree O'Mara killed in Libya plane crash
Author stakes claim in new vampire anthology
VCU and W&M to offer textbook rentals
Big Summer Movies and their Comic Book Tie-Ins
Tokyopop's 'America's Greatest Otaku' Goes on the Road
A Comics Format Textbook Goes to Business School
Adventist publisher ousts executives
Now in Hardcover: The Series in 2010
Q & A with Rachel Vail
In Brief: May 13
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale' Comes Full Circle
BEA 2010: Kids' Galleys to Grab
AFCC: New Festival Highlights Children's Content from Asia
Patterson, Brown Win Top Honors at Children's Choice Awards
'True Blood' seeps from books to TV and, now, to comics
Sex workers safer, healthier - book
HTC says Apple infringes on address book, power management patents
Consumers Want Cheaper Digital Magazines, Newspapers
Books & Books Partnering with Jack McKeown for Hamptons Store

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Amazon to Drop Free Books from Kindle Bestseller List
E-Reader Applications for Today, and Beyond
E-readers: Fad of the future?
Shear Named Publisher of St. Martin's
The PW Morning Report: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
RH Films Taps Forthcoming Vaillant Book
Newmarket Lands Book by Combat Vets Music Group
Self-Publishing Expo Back in October
Border War? In Legal Analysis, Attorney Says Google Settlement Would Cause "Diplomatic Stress"
Viz Media Lays Off 60
"Made in the USA," New Book Published by Hannover House, Sparks Senate Legislation Activity
Don Tasks Journalists On Journals Writing
Second Annual Virtual Conference for Book Industry and Self-Publishing – 15 Industry Experts Tell All
Mondadori returns to Q1 profit, markets improve
Bertelsmann Off to an Excellent Start in 2010
Nina King, editor of Washington Post's Book World, dies at 68
Woodward book to show Obama fighting for agenda
An Interview With Fiction Editor Lee Boudreaux Of Random House
"Made in the USA," New Book Published by Hannover House, Sparks Senate Legislation Activity
Princeton library to offer up coffee
3D Storybook App Ranks in Top 20 iPad Books
I'll be listening to the Dissolving Desperation show by The Wildfire Way on #BlogTalkRadio -
Backing The Publishing Business
Ingram Thanks Publishers for Nashville Flood Relief
Double-dip would sideswipe auto industry
Angry Robot Books to Join Osprey Publishing
Quirk Moving Distribution to Random House
With Twilight Dimmer, Sales Fall at Largardere, Though Digital Jumps
Supermodel Tyra Banks to Publish First Novel
HarperCollins' Debbie Stier Breaks Down Publishing In 2010: 'A Tale Of Two Cities
CAC professor to hold book signing in CG
Why Book Publishing Must Change or Die, Chapter Two
Israelis respond to Lebanon's world record dish
A child trafficking survivor publishes a book to fight against human trafficking in the U.S.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

This article originally appeared in SLJ's Extra Helping.
Open Book Alliance tosses brick at Google; backs Amazon, Microsoft Corp., AT&T
Children's Book Company Employee Caught With Child Porn: Cops
Angry Robot Books to Join Osprey Publishing
Fantasy Artist Frank Frazetta Dies at 82
'Days' author Robison wins short story prize in NY
The Father of Newsweeklies and His Troubled Legacy
Tyra Banks Signs Multi-Book Deal With Delacorte Press
Pontiff Finishes Second Book on Christ
Big Summer Movies and their Comic Book Tie-Ins
Book thrown at the Kirk over plan to shut publishing house
iPad sparks hope, anxiety in Japan's publishing world
Trade bodies put a 'pause' on joint marketing initiative
Leading Self-Publishing Service Provider Outskirts Press Pays Authors $300 to Publish Books in May
Berlin exhibition traces Superman's cultural roots
Lagardere 1Q Sales -1.5%, Might Raise Guidance
Local authors win Tassy awards
Borders and Dymocks boost eBook options
Ways around e-book blockade: copyright issues
Comic Book Artists Remember FRANK FRAZETTA
Revised Summary of Google Settlement Objections Issued
Revised Summary of Google Settlement Objections Issued
AFCC: New Festival Highlights Children's Content from Asia
Worldcolor Shrinks Loss on Lower Sales
Recipe Report: Sweet Maple-Brined Pork Chops
Review: 'Rasoi: New Indian Kitchen'
A bookstore tasting event, cookbook deal news, party pics and more
Cooking the Books with Kiyo Marsh and Laura Cooper
Colman Andrews Wins Big at James Beard Awards
Delores Custer Makes Food Look Good
What's Cooking: Fisherwomen and Food Styling
Bookstore deserves support, not scorn
Books: Find an agent, laugh in the same location
EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Avengers Academy Writer Christos Gage!
Art Agent Macho Leads the Spanish Invasion of US Comics
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) To Launch E-Book Store
AFCC: New Festival Highlights Children's Content from Asia
Nigeria: 75 Percent of Books Published Companies Are Printed Abroad
Local publishers battle to get on iPad
UAB Partners With Barnes & Noble on Textbook Rental; Some Prices to Be Cut in Half
'Google Editions' Could Transform Publishing
Translators working on pope's new book; publication still months away
The Pageflex Technology Powers the BouncyBugs Website for Creating Photo Books and Personalized Gifts
Pioneer Woman comes to Charlotte
Joe Weiss, crusader for critical infrastructure security (Q&A)
Brauchli: An editor caught in the middle