Fast Company Publishes First Ebook: Hacking Hollywood
Vook powers the ebook creation of Hacking Hollywood: The Creative Geniuses Behind Homeland, Girls, Mad Men, The Sopranos, and More
NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Fast Company, the world’s leading progressive business media brand, has published its first anthology ebook: Hacking Hollywood: The Creative Geniuses Behind Homeland, Girls, Mad Men, The Sopranos, and More, edited by Fast Company senior writer Chuck Salter.
Produced on the Vook platform, Hacking Hollywood is a dynamic collection of eye-opening stories from the magazine’s archives, offering insight and inspiration from a diverse group including Conan O’Brien, Mad Men’s Matthew Weiner, legendary director Martin Scorsese, television and social media star Mindy Kaling, director Judd Apatow and actress and creator of HBO’s hit series Girls, Lena Dunham.
“Ebooks are a terrific format for thematic compilations like Hacking Hollywood”, says Fast Company editor Robert Safian. “These stories are so fun, and also instructive. Working with Vook to bring this together was a no-brainer.”
“Our team members are avid readers of Fast Company,” said Matt Cavnar, Vook’s VP of Business Development, “and we were pleased to see some of our favorite articles in the ebook. It’s an honor to work with one of the leading publications on innovation and business to help them create excellent business ebooks.”
Hacking Hollywood is available for $2.99 on iBookstore, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Vook’s store, Fast Company, and coming soon to Kobo, Sony, Samsung, Google Play, and Baker & Taylor. An expanded version is available as a special edition iPad app on iTunes.
About Fast Company:
Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design. Fast Company and FastCompany.com inspire readers and users to think beyond traditional boundaries and create the future of business. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, one of the U.S.’s leading media companies.
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