James Patterson easily tops highest paid authors

James Patterson easily tops highest paid authors
Los Angeles Times
The magazine said the top earning authors were successfully tapping into e-books, which is the fastest growing section of book publishing, while hardcover sales are in long-term decline. Landing at No. 3 was horror and suspense writer Stephen King, ...
Amazon Set to Publish Pop Author
New York Times
Amazon has been publishing books for several years, but its efforts went up several notches in visibility when it brought in the longtime New York editor and agent Laurence Kirshbaum three months ago as head of Amazon Publishing...
E-books threaten livelihoods of aspiring writers
Despite the concerns over royalties some independent authors have made a fortune from the e-book revolution, which allows them to sell vast numbers of copies without the need for an agent or a publishing deal. In June John Locke, an independent ...
Why social media books and 'breaking news' don't mix
ZDNet (blog)
The above mentioned authors wrote those books after a decent amount of time had passed with plenty of data, case studies, customer stories, interviews and analysis to back up what they had to say. I have always looked up to Chris as one of the original ...
Newly Released Books
New York Times
And while there's no shortage of heartache in this selection of fiction, these authors aren't shy about unabashed happy endings. By Gordon Reece Mr. Reece's debut novel is an odd little book, in a good way. It centers on a British mother and daughter ...
blinkx Partners With Future Publishing to Expand Special Interest Content
PR Newswire (press release)
17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced a partnership with Future Publishinghttp://www.futureplc.com, one of the UK's largest special interest publishers. Future Publishing's content ...
Kathryn Stockett and Janet Evanovich become Kindle million-sellers
Los Angeles Times
The Kindle million-seller club are those authors whose books have sold more than 1 million Kindle e-book copies. So far, it's a pretty small club. Steig Larsson was the first to cross the 1-million Kindle ebook mark first, followed by thriller-writer ...
Amazon Hits Down on PLR eBooks on Kindle Store
PDF Devices
... 2011 In a much needed crackdown, Amazon is coming down hard on authors (though they aren't really) who upload duplicated or reformatted or rearranged content of eBooks in “private label rights” e-books via the Kindle Direct Publishing service. ...
Jolt Awards: The Best Books For Developers
No category gets more entrants than books, and this year was no exception with 51 nominees submitted by publishers, vendors, and readers. The award covers all books published from July 1 of last year to June 30 of this year. Due to the large number of ...
Study up on these 5 ways to save on college textbooks
Reuters Blogs (blog)
There are some cases where students just can't avoid buying new books, especially if the new edition comes “bundled” with a CD or online access code for supplemental materials. These are often stripped or damaged with rented or used books...
Music Publishing Group Drops Appeal of YouTube Copyright Infringement Case
By Don Jeffrey - Wed Aug 17 20:01:52 GMT 2011 An association of music publishers dropped its appeal of a court ruling that found Google Inc. (GOOG)'s YouTube didn't infringe copyrights when it displayed videos without authorization of the copyright ...
Creative Destruction and the Ebooks Market
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The internet also threatened to change a much older industry; the book publishing business. Advances in display technology have enabled a new wave of devices that allow an entire library ofebooks to be stored in the palm of your hands. ...
Baba Ramdev's trust books released
Zee News
New Delhi: A Delhi court has ordered release of some books and other articles which were found in two vehicles of Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust and confiscated by police during its midnight crackdown on the yoga guru's agitation at Ramlila Maidan ...
The Sweet Side of Sibling Rivalry
New York Times
Few authors or illustrators get inside the minds of young children as convincingly and compassionately as Hyewon Yum, who was born in South Korea and now lives in Brooklyn. Her two previous picture books, “There Are No Scary Wolves” and “Last Night,” ...
" Tablets, e-readers head off to college; Students have an array of choices ...
Bend Bulletin
Barnes & Noble's Nook e-reader, shown at left with some accessories, can check out library e-booksand has been given high marks by Consumer Reports and CNET.com. Apple's iPad 2, above, comes in various iterations and is slimmer, lighter and faster ...
The Romance Reader: 'Can't Hurry Love'
Kansas City Star
The tension and animosity that family members thought they saw in the first two books of this "Three Kisses" trilogy is actually a simmering love that Liam and Jules refuse to admit still exists. Her past with Liam isn't the only secret Jules harbors ...
The Future of Printed Literature: A Digital Dilemma
Huffington Post
As a passionate consumer and publishing insider, I know how much sweat is put into each product that winds up on the shelves; the words and imagery within books are just the starting point. Reading is a visceral experience, which to me is as important ...
Books, e-books get equal billing at the library
Superior Telegram
Did you know the Superior Public Library has e-books that you can check out, download, and read on your own e-reader? Overdrive's Digital Download Center will connect you to thousands of popular titles compatible with the iPad, the Nook, ..
Wasserstein's Ambitious Sister Wendy Won Pulitzer, Had Mystery Baby: Books
By Jeremy Gerard - Wed Aug 17 04:01:00 GMT 2011 The cover jacket of "Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein" by Julie Salamon. Penguin Group via Bloomberg The cover jacket of "Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy ...
Carlyle Chief Gives To Duke Again: $13.6M For Ancient Papyri, Rare Books
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The rare books library has more than 350000 printed volumes and more than 20 million items in manuscript and archived, including “ancient papyri” and other rare objects. The items span 20 centuries of human history, according to the university. ...
Disney Donates $500K and Eight Million Books to First Book
Publishers Weekly
The authors will be joined by David Arquette and Corey Burton, stars of the series Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Since its founding in 1992, First Book has distributed more than 85 million newbooks to children from low-income families in thousands ..
Amazon Publishing Signs Tim Ferriss - TNW Media
By Paul Sawers
Amazon may have been publishing books for several years, but it's starting to crank up its credentials in that particular field as news emerges the self-help guru Tim Ferriss has signed up to Amazon Publishing... “AmazonEncore is a new program whereby Amazon uses information such as customer reviews on Amazon websites to identify exceptional, overlooked books and authors that show potential for greater sales. Amazon then partners with the authors to re-introduce their ...
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Old books and new ideas « Conference blogs
By Mike Heaney
I start off in the rare books session where Jan Bos is talking about how to define special collections: in particular looking beyond the old and the beautiful, and beyond the documentation of the 'movers and shakers' – to the postcards, ...
Conference blogs
Books And Babies” - The Rumpus.net
By Lisa Dusenbery
Cambridge University Library has a new exhibit entitled “Books and Babies: Communicating Reproduction,” which explores the ongoing interactions between the “two senses of reproduction” over time. If you cannot make it to England before ...
The Rumpus.net
Summer Books
By Ruby
For now, though, take a look at some of my favorite books set in or inspired by Southern California's endless variations. 1. Michelle Huneven: Blame, Jamesland, Round Rock Michelle Huneven is one of those great local authors who writes ...
Vromans Bookstore Blog
Books for study | Exam preparation | Cambridge ESOL
You can find a huge range of course books, practice tests and learning resources to help ...Cambridge ESOL, Cambridge University Press, DELTA Publishing ...

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