Publishing News Archives: Page 2This is page 2 of the publishing news archives.
Barnes & Noble to Launch PubIt Digital Publishing Service this Summer (May 25, 2010): Barnes & Noble has announced a service called PubIt that will enable independent publishers and writers to distribute their works digitally through Barnes & Noble.
Zondervan Cuts 30 Jobs (April 20, 2010): Christian publisher Zondervan is laying off 30 employees.
John Wiley to Publish Blomberg Books (March 30, 2010): Bloomberg L.
DC Comics Folds Minx Graphic Novels (October 5, 2008): DC Comics is folding Minx.
Amazon Buys Shelfari (September 7, 2008): PublishersWeekly reports that Amazon.
Analyst Ups Kindle Sales Forecast to 380,000 (August 11, 2008): Bloomberg reports that a Citigroup analyst is doubling the projection of the number of Kindles Amazon.
Wikipedia Versus Libraries (August 1, 2007): Richard Farmbrough, a 45-year-old technology project manager living in England, is said to be the person with the most Wikipedia entries.
Deathly Hallows Delivers Record Sales (July 24, 2007): Booksellers called it the biggest day in publishing history and they were right.
Where's Wally Search Engine Coming (March 2, 2007): Where's Wally was a popular children's character featured in books that were published in over fifty languages.
Postage Rate Hike Expected (February 27, 2007): The U.
Some Fox Affiliates Refuse to Run O.J. Interview (November 20, 2006): Aat least nine Fox affiliates are refusing the broadcast the controversial O.
Sony Launching Ebook Store to Go With New Reader (October 9, 2006): Reuters reported last week that Sony is launching an ebook store to go with its new ebook reader device.
Starbucks Planning to Sell Books and Possibly Digital Content (May 29, 2006): Starbucks is planning to start selling selected books according to a Marketwatch.
Will Publishers Now Ask the James Frey Question? (January 28, 2006): The Chicago Tribune has an article about what changes may occur in the publishing industry when it comes to buying new memoirs now that James Frey was skewered on the Oprah Winfrey Show? Morgan Entrekin, president and publisher of Grove/Atlantic, told the Tribune, "From now on, it would be a very slow-witted publisher who wouldn't ask The James Frey Question: 'What exactly have you done with the truth in this memoir?'" The Tribune says future memoirs will likely contain a prologue or preface.
Harlequin Launches Ebook Program (January 17, 2006): Harlequin, a publisher of romance and women's fiction, recently announced distribution agreements with three electronic content providers.
SLG Publishing Creates Comics in Disney Deal (January 9, 2006): SLG Publishing recently announced a partnership with Disney Publishing Worldwide to publish four new Disney-inspired comic book series: Haunted Mansion, TRON, Wonderland and Gargoyles.
The San Francisco Chronicle Press Debuts With Two Books (January 5, 2006): The San Francisco Chronicle Press, a new division of The San Francisco Chronicle, recently debuted its inaugural books, according to Narda Zacchino, Editor of The San Francisco Chronicle Press and deputy editor of The Chronicle.
Kaplan Forms Kaplan Publishing (December 1, 2005): Kaplan has announced the formation of Kaplan Publishing, a new unit that will focus on both education and business trade publications.
Raab Associates Launches ReviewersChecklist.com (November 7, 2005): Raab Associates Inc.
HarperCollins Launches Hispanic Imprint Called Rayo (October 27, 2005): HarperCollins Publishers has launched Rayo, a new imprint that will market HarperCollins' romance, thriller and mystery mass market novels to the America's Hispanic market.