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Five missing Hong Kong booksellers confirmed as being detained by Chinese government

Feb 09 2016: The five employees of a Hong Kong publishing company who have disappeared over the last few months have been confirmed as being detained by the Chinese government in mainland China. Their abductions were possibly prompted by the upcoming release of Xi Jinping and His ...

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    Amazon may open about a dozen new stores

    Feb 03 2016: An offhand comment yesterday by the CEO of a real estate investment trust that owns and manages 120 shopping malls around the country, threw the book business into a frenzy and caused B&N's share price to drop. In a conference call with investors Sandeep Mathrani, CEO ...

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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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