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New Beatrix Potter book discovered

Jan 26 2016: A new story written by Beatrix Potter more than 100 years ago, is to be published for the first time.

The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots was rediscovered by publisher Jo Hanks after she found a reference to it in an out-of-print Potter biography. Three manuscripts were ...

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    2015 Costa Awards announced

    Jan 26 2016: The 2015 Costa award winners were announced today. The winners are:

    Costa Book of The Year: The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
    Costa First Novel Award: The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley
    Costa Novel Award: A God In Ruins by Kate Atkinson
    Biography Award: Invention ...

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      Report shows impact of Amazon on local USA communities

      Jan 26 2016: One of the most well-attended and discussed sessions at yesterday's publishing industry Winter Institute featured the release of a new Civic Economics-ABA study called The Fiscal and Land Use Impacts of Online Retail, which aims to demonstrate the effects of the growth ...

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        Five Employees of Hong Kong Publishing Companies Missing

        Jan 13 2016: A Hong Kong publishing house has allegedly suspended its plans to print a book critical of Chinese president Xi Jinping, fearing retribution from mainland authorities after 5 employees of a different publishing house, Mighty Current, who have disappeared - four in ...

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          Penguin Random House sells Author Solutions

          Jan 06 2016: Penguin Random House has sold its self-publishing division Author Solutions to an affiliate of Najafi Companies, an international private investment firm that in 2011 had emerged as a potential buyer of Borders Group before withdrawing its bid and from 2008 to 2013, ...

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            Harper Lee, E.L. James, Paula Hawkins and Anthony Doerr top 2015 print fiction bestseller list.

            Jan 04 2016: Harper Lee (Go Set a Watchman), E.L James (Grey), Paula Hawkins (The Girl on the Train) and Anthony Doerr (All The Light We Cannot See) topped the print adult fiction bestseller list in 2015 with sales of over one million copies each.

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              Sales of print books up for second year in a row

              Jan 04 2016: Unit sales of print books from outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan increased 2.8% in 2015 over 2014, marking the second consecutive year that print units posted annual gains.

              The retail and club channel had a particularly good year in 2015, with sales up 5.4% over...

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                Sales of print books grow for second year in a row

                Dec 23 2015: The book business looks ready to mark a second consecutive year of unit growth in print books. Unit sales of print books were up 2.8% through the week ended December 20, 2015 compared to the same period in 2014 at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan with just under ...

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