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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Vook Launches E-book Creation and Publishing Platform

Publishers Weekly • By Craig Morgan Teicher • Mar 26, 2012 Vook, one of the pioneering e-book app developers, is launching a new business today with its Vook e-book creation and publishing platform, a comprehensive, cloud-based tool that allows authors and publishers to turn any document into a professionally styled e-book. Vook’s platform then makes […]

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41st Annual Book Show

The 41st Book Show was held at Chronicle Books on February 8, 2012.

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Justice Department May Sue Apple, Five Major Houses

Publishers Weekly • Mar 08, 2012 The Wall Street Journal reported that the Justice Department has warned Apple and Penguin, Hachette Book Group, Macmillan, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster that it plans to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise the price of electronic books by adopting the agency pricing model. The DoJ has been […]

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2012 Yale Publishing Course (YPC) Preliminary Program

The Yale Publishing Course offers much more than large conferences: Its unique curriculum focuses on the most pressing issues facing the industry today, forward-looking approaches to publishing as a global enterprise, real-world business models and case studies, and in-depth information on the latest advances in technology. Its outstanding speakers are carefully selected for their expertise, […]

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BISG Report: Book Purchases Up, But Not from Bookstores

Publishers Weekly • Feb 29, 2012 Consumers who read e-books are increasing their purchase of books—both print and e-book formats—online and especially through in-app purchasing, and decreasing their use of brick-and-mortar stores, according to the first installment of Volume Three of the Book Industry Study Group’s “Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading” survey. The newest edition […]

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