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Young Adult Still Driving Trade Growth

Rich Bellis

Recent sales figures show young adult and children’s titles still propelling modest growth for trade publishers, Hachette Livre increases its stake in a Russian publisher, iBooks bulks up its promotional toolkit and much more.

Self-Published Titles Rally on Ebook Best-Seller List

Rich Bellis

Recent weeks saw the brief ascent of higher-priced titles from traditional publishers on the Ebook Best-Seller List, a phenomenon that reversed course last week and is replaced this one by the resurgence of less expensive, self-published titles. Penelope Ward’s self-published Stepbrother Dearest remains squarely within the …

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J.J. Gadd

Does the Closure of Atavist Books Signal the End of Enhanced Ebooks?

J.J. Gadd

Was last week’s announcement of the closure of multi-platform book publisher Atavist Books the beginning of the ...

Derrick Schultz

Browser-Based Ebook Publishing: How Come and How-To

Derrick Schultz

In the past few years we’ve seen the sales figures of tablets and phones begin to eclipse those of the e-ink ...

Vishal Jindal

Facing Higher Education Challenges: Publishers Rethink Student Experience Lifecycle

Vishal Jindal

This content is sponsored by HCL Technologies. The higher education world is going through an uncertain period. Rising ...

Marcello Vena

Big Data: Dispelling the Myths About One of Publishing’s Hottest Buzzwords

Marcello Vena

Introduction Big data was one of Frankfurt Book Fair’s hottest topics of discussion this year among digital ...

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