Harvard Health Pubs Teams up With RosettaBooks on Ebook Series

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Harvard Health Publications and RosettaBooks announce release of eBook Series
First digital originals offer increased access through Harvard Medical School Guides

Leading independent eBook publisher RosettaBooks and Harvard Health Publications today launched worldwide a line of eight original eBooks – “A Harvard Medical School Guide” – available on all major sites where eBooks are sold. Harvard Health Publications originates more than a dozen full-length traditional book titles annually. Beginning with a range of subjects including a unique approach to CEO management training, responding to prejudice in the workplace, and helping children build better eating and sleep patterns, this is Harvard’s first entry into “digital originals.” In the U.S., the digital list price for each eBook is $5.99.

“We have a robust social media presence and thought this was the time to serve our constituencies with these short, accessible, informative eBooks,” said Dr. Julie Silver, Chief Editor of Books for Harvard Health Publications.

“EBook lines from major institutions are an effective way to reach millions of people worldwide,” said Arthur Klebanoff, CEO of RosettaBooks. “We look forward to developing this line into a leader on health topics.”

Harvard Health Publications is the media and publishing division of the Harvard Medical School. The goal of its publications is to bring people around the world the most current health information that is authoritative, trustworthy, and accessible.

The eight original eBooks are available now from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple, and Kobo. Titles include:

—    CEO Psychology: Who Rises, Who Falls and Why by Kenneth M. Settel, MD, with Joseph Cardillo, PhD;
—    Overcome Prejudice at Work by Ranna Parekh, MD, and Carl C. Bell, MD, with Karen Weintraub;
—    The Making of a Surgeon by Stanley Ashley, MD, and John Hanc;
—    Your Brain on Yoga by Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD, with Jodie Gould;
—    Getting Your Child to Eat (Almost) Anything by Qian Yuan, MD, PhD, with Robin Westen;
—    Successful Sleep Strategies for Kids by Dennis Rosen, MD;
—    Successful Sleep Strategies for Women by Julia Schlam Edelman, MD; and
—    Taming Your Child’s Temper Tantrums by Victoria Rogers McEvoy, MD, with Karen Weintraub.

Harvard Medical School Guides are short, practical original works authored by prominent physicians on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. Topics reflect the interests of the tens of millions of people who interact annually with the many Harvard Health Publications’ programs.

About RosettaBooks: RosettaBooks is the leading independent eBook publisher, responsible for such timeless classics as Brave New World, Slaughterhouse-Five, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the complete works of Winston Churchill, and the first-time digital release in the U.S. of 35 titles from renowned science fiction author Sir Arthur C. Clarke. Publisher of ten Kindle Singles, including Ray Bradbury’s The Playground, RosettaBooks has launched nine of them to bestseller status. For more information, please visit RosettaBooks.com and follow the e-publisher on Facebook.

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