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Why New Ebook Fonts Fall Short

There’s been much ado recently about Bookerly and Literata, the two newly designed default typefaces for Kindle and Google Play Books, respectively. But according to expert ebook developer Laura Brady and top digital typographer Charles Nix, neither new ebook font is all it’s cracked up to be. That’s because “the ebook environment challenges the...

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It’s Time to Talk about Web Development

Web development is hardly something most publishers consider their stock in trade. But a widespread lack of basic understanding about Internet technologies threatens to generate inefficiencies and slow innovation. “Since so much of the publishing ecosystem is becoming more and more web-based every day,” Bibliocloud founder and CEO Emma Barnes says, “it helps even those...

Simon & Schuster Acquires Self-Published Title From Author-Solutions Powered Archway Publishing

[Press Release] Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Acquires Archway Self-Published Title Strays for Aladdin Books Virginia Castleman’s Novel Initially Released Through Archway Publishing in February 2014 Aladdin Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, and Archway Publishing, a self-publishing service operated for Simon & Schuster by Author Solutions, LLC, announced today that Aladdin...