Interesting News in Publishing – December 2017

Interesting News in Publishing
December 2017



Amazon is encouraging authors to advertise their ebooks
Amazon has just sent out an email to authors and publishers that states “eBook season is just getting started. With so many new E-readers being unwrapped this month, there’s never been a better time to start promoting your eBooks.” If you are not aware, Amazon is referring their own pay per click …
Good E-Reader (blog)
How Amazon Kindle made bookstores archaic in 10 years
Amazon, which started off as the online bookstore, started selling the Kindle ebook reader 10 years ago and since then it has become the defacto …
PCMag India


Barnes & Noble Declines Takeover Offer
Just a few months after activist investor Sandell Management Corp plead that Barnes & Noble sell itself, the company announced a takeover offer, which would entail Sandell taking “Barnes & Noble private for approximately $650 million,” according to a press release issued by the bookseller.


5 things inspiring Bonnier Publishing ceo Richard Johnson right now
Book: The Tattooist of Auschwitz. It’s based on the true story of Lale Sokolov, who was forced to tattoo numbers on the arms of his fellow prisoners at Auschwitz. Nothing I write here will do it justice, so you’ll have to read it yourself when it’s published by Zaffre on January 11th. When I first heard about it at …
The Bookseller

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