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James Patterson gives money to independent bookstores

By Susan Lulgjuraj
February 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

James Patterson has started giving money to independent bookstores throughout the country. He started a program to give $1 million of his money to bookstores to use in improvements, new programs or even bonuses for employees, according to The New York Times. The grants will be given out this week [...]

Retailers begin discounting Macmillan e-books

By libertyc
April 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Retailers are finally discounting Macmillan-published e-books – nearly two months after it settled its Department of Justice’s price fixing case. Prices of e-books have been lowered on sites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble, according to Publishers Lunch. This includes books such as [...]

BREAKING: Macmillan Settles with DOJ on Price Fixing

By libertyc
February 8, 2013 // 11 Comments

Apple is now the lone hold-out. As you may recall, three publishers—Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster—immediately settled, leaving Penguin, MacMillan and Apple to fight it out in court. Penguin settled in December, probably to protect their pending merger with Random House. And [...]

Free e-book from Publishers Lunch previews upcoming releases from Michael Pollan and others

By Dan Eldridge
February 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

The ever-popular Publishers Lunch website has just released an entirely free e-book, Buzz Books 2013 Spring/Summer. It’s filled with 488 pages of pre-publication excerpts from 28 different titles that are due to be released during the upcoming spring/summer seasons. (A small number of the [...]

Nobel Prize winner’s books not available as ebooks

By libertyc
October 8, 2010 // 3 Comments

From PublishersLunch daily email: With digital discussion and diminished expectations for future print sales ever more present at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, the crystallizing moment came down to this: the Nobel prize was given to a well-known, widely-translated author with a big [...]

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