Authors Guild Slams E-Book Price-Fixing Settlement

Authors Guild Slams E-Book Price-Fixing Settlement
He also said it means that other e-book vendors will have to sell books below cost, provided that “vendors don't lose money over the publisher's entire list of e-books over the course of a year.” TheAuthors Guild maintains that the ability of ...

"Fifty Shades" author to be at Comic-Con
CBS News
"Fifty Shades of Grey" author E. L. James will be signing books this summer at the hugely popular Comic-Con, the largest pop culture convention in the country, the Associated Press is reporting. The three-day event at the San Diego Convention Center...

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Drexler denies he gave quotes about Magic in book
CBS News
In Jack McCallum's book, "Dream Team," Drexler said Johnson only earned a spot on the Olympic team and the MVP award in the 1992 All-Star game out of pity resulting from his HIV diagnosis the previous year. "He couldn't play much by that time. He ... - Book-Community Celebrates 500000th User and Cooperation ...
Sacramento Bee
The start-up company BookRix, that co-creates the future book market with its eBook-community, celebrates the 500000th member who registered on the platform, today. "We are very proud to have reached this magic ... Anyone can publish his or her own ... Gives Authors Free Custom Publishing Advice
MarketWatch (press release)
Its just one more way Lulu is helping authors sell more books." No matter if an author is out to make a mint, or just share an idea, the Lulu Publishing Advisor provides a clearer idea of which route to take with their remarkable works. To learn more ...

Fifty Shades Of Grey author EL James making more than $1m EVERY WEEK
Daily Mail
'In the last month, James has sold four million paperbacks and one million ebooks, which equates to $2.94m (£1.89m) in paperback royalties and $2.497m (£1.6m) inebook royalties. In other words $5.4m (£3.47m) in four weeks, $1.35m (£868502) per week!' ...

Daily Mail

Erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' breaks UK record
Both other titles in the trilogy have also seen sales surge, in one of publishing's biggest stories since J.K. Rowling's seven-book "Harry Potter" series wound up in 2007. "Fifty Shades Darker" sold 245801 while "Fifty Shades Freed" sold 212832. In one ...

Book Talk: Former Peace Corp volunteer finds Africa changed
Chicago Tribune
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Peace Corps volunteer who views his time in Malawi in the 1960s as the highlight of his life goes back when his marriage falters, only to find the southern African country he remembers has unraveled through poverty and ...

Stolen atlas with first map of California is returned to Sweden
Los Angeles Times
A first edition of a 415-year-old atlas that includes what's said to be the earliest printed map of California is back in the hands of its owner, the National Library of Sweden, from which it had been purloined along with dozens of other rare books by ...

Casey Anthony's Great Escape Detailed in Jose Baez's New Book
ABC News
What the public didn't see is what was going on inside the jail, now detailed in defense attorney Jose Baez's book "Presumed Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Story," set to be released on July 3. "She was wearing a dark pink polo shirt with jeans and ...

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BOOKS: Most people don't realize libraries lend e-books
Morning Sentinel
ST. LOUIS - Most U.S. libraries lend e-books, but that's news to the general public: Only 22 percent realize the fast-growing digital format is available for free, according to a new survey. And even fewer -- 12 percent of e-book readers-have borro ...

'Fifty Shades of Grey' author confirms book signing at U.S. Comic-Con this year
From breaking the million sales mark on Amazon's Kindle this week to newly released casting polls yesterday for a movie adaptation, “Fifty Shades of Grey” has brought both success and stardom to an author who certainly knows how to work the magic ...

Book Notes: Summertime, and the reading is easy
Galesburg Register-Mail
Have you ever looked down at that annual New York Times Review of Books summer reading edition and just stopped in your tracks? Reading? ... A book in summer is a way to enforce what should be — a slower, more peaceful and more serene experience with ...

NM mom jailed for overdue 'Twilight' library book
San Francisco Chronicle
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman was arrested and spent a night in jail for not returning the book "Twilight" and two-DVD set "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" back to the Portales Public Library on time. The Albuquerque Journal reports ...

BookBaby eBook Publishing Services Now Available for All Government Agencies
San Francisco Chronicle
“Plus, BookBaby will be the first eBook publisher to be listed on the federal government website ( for approved social media and communication vendors,” said Spatz. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, CD Baby is the world's largest online ...

Drexler denies negative statements about Magic
Clyde Drexler is denying that he made negative statements attributed to him about Magic Johnson in a book about the Dream Team.

Author Jody Picoult and her daughter collaborate on fairy tale for young readers
Kansas City Star
What if the prince longed to get into the real world? And what if a 15-year-old high school girl reading the book fell in love with him and decided to help him? Van Leer phoned her mom - who happens to be Jodi Picoult, bestselling author of 19 novels ...

Expand the knowledge of SharePoint using Packt's latest Book and eBook
San Francisco Chronicle
Packt is pleased to announce the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Business Application Blueprints, a new book and ebook aimed at SharePoint developers looking to extend the SharePoint platform, and build a range of SharePoint solutions. ... eBook, Kindle and ...

San Francisco Chronicle

R. Kelly autobiography vivid despite guarded tone
Instead, ''Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me'' recounts the creative and family life of a once-in-a-generation performer and musician. Despite its guarded tone, the book is a vivid and entertaining journey that reveals much about the musical engine of a ...

Big City Book Club, Baseball Edition: Discuss 'Bang the Drum Slowly'
New York Times (blog)
Big City Book Club: A discussion of "Bang the Drum Slowly,'' Mark Harris's 1956 novel.... With the exception of Ring Lardner's “You Know Me Al” stories of 1914, baseball had not been the subject of literary fiction until the early '50s. Bernard ...

New York Times (blog)

Drexler denies Magic quotes: 'Totally ludicrous'
Clyde Drexler called quotes attributed to him in an upcoming book about the 1992 Dream Team "totally ludicrous."


Clyde Drexler denies negative quotes
Clyde Drexler denied Wednesday making negative statements attributed to him about Magic Johnson in an upcoming book about the Dream Team.


Indigo grapples with accelerating move to e-books
TORONTO — Heather Reisman says there is plenty of life left in Indigo Books & Music Inc. after the sale of its Kobo e-book business last year, but the retailer's chief executive shared little new information about her vision for the future at the ...

Reimagining Books: How Citia's iPad App Compares to a Paper Book
By Paul Biba
A lot more about this app in the story in ReadWriteWeb. Here's the beginning: Kevin Kelly's bookWhat Technology Wants was one of my favorite non-fiction. ... TeleRead - News and views onebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics. HOME| · AROUND THE WORLD| · EREADERS| · LIBRARY| · COPYRIGHT| ... is the first to be turned into an iPad app on a new iOS platform called Citia. The result isn't an ebook though, it's more like a condensed summary of the book's main ideas.
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

Bringing A Book To Life | The High Definite
By Endswell
Random House takes you inside the publishing process: Many people work behind the scenes at Random House to bring each book to the widest possible.
The High Definite

5 Ways to Promote Your Book Right Now - GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
Globe Pequot Press is looking for a Acquisitions Editor. next job Springer Science + Business Media is looking for a Editor, Books. next job Andrews McMeel Publishing is looking for a Publishing Operations Coordinator. next job Quirk Books is ... At the Mediabistro Literary Festival & Workshops next month, this GalleyCat editor will give an online presentation about book promotion. ... Visit these free sites to promote your eBook. 2. ... Workshop Your Book With Accomplished Authors ...

Casey Anthony Can't Get Book Deal, Publishers Wary Of Public ...
By Jen Heger - Radar Assistant Managing Editor Casey Anthony is having an extremely difficult time trying to find a publisher who's willing to release her memoir because of fear of backlash from the public, is exclusively ...
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