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25 min ago | Deadline

Legendary Sets Scribe For 'Operation Shakespeare'

EXCLUSIVE : Legendary Pictures is in talks with Michael Werwie to script Operation Shakespeare , an adaptation of the John Shiffman book.

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12 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Michelle's a tonic for young hospital patients

The event, organised by Starlight Children's foundation and publisher Simon and Schuster, is part of series of trips in which authors and illustrators visit poorly children in hospitals.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

13 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

Mapping 'Madeline' Creator's New York Haunts

Madeline, the smallest of the "twelve little girls in two straight lines" who lived in "an old house in Paris that was covered in vines," was born in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Gramercy Park (New York, NY)

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBS Local

Best Back To School Books For The Off To College Crowd

College is a monumental time in a young person's life. While they might be looking forward to dorm life, parties, and their impending independence, the true excitement is the intellectual vivacity that they will encounter on campus.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

The Big Apple

"Our tongue sandwiches speak for themselves"

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Hamilton, OH

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News Tribune

Best-sellers

2."Hard Choices," by Hillary Rodham Clinton A detailed chronicle of Clinton's time as secretary of State.

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Related Topix: Unbroken, Books, Hard Choices, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Fri Jul 25, 2014

GalleyCat

Simon & Schuster Forms Distribution Partnership With Regan Arts

Simon & Schuster has formed a sales and distribution partnership with Judith Regan's new imprint Regan Arts, a new division of Phaidon.

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TidBITS

Upgrade Your Print Books to Ebooks with BitLit

Thanks for submitting your tip! All submissions are moderated by an editor before appearing online.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Crusoe, Entertainment, Television

Re/code

Judge Troubled by Apple's Proposed E-Books Settlement

A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions could drastically reduce money paid to consumers depending on appeals.

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Related Topix: HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media, CBS, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Marketing and Publicity Manager

We are a small and passionate team dedicated to making beautiful, inspirational, educational books for children ages 0-12.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Blog News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Coming Out Party

The Todd Glass Situation by Todd Glass Reading at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills, Beaverton, Thurs July 24, 7 pm MOST COMEDY MEMOIRS are mediocre.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Hills Crossing, WV

Daily Kos

eBooks: Kindle Unlimited

Last October, I wrote about the two new subscription services for eBooks. eBooks: Oyster or Scribd, Who Will Become the Netflix of eBooks? As your dedicated Readers & Book Lovers eBook correspondent, I subscribed to both services to give them a trial run.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

Publishers Marketplace

People, Etc.: Regan Arts Distribution to S&S

Judith Regan will go back to her roots for distribution of her new line Regan Arts ' titles.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Bozell & Graham Column: Hillary's Bullying the Media

Hillary Clinton's $35 doorstop of a memoir is a flop. It was a best-seller to hard-core Democrats, but her advance is estimated at $14 million, which means Simon & Schuster is taking a bath in the hopes of a publishing a future president.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense

Publishers Marketplace

People, Etc.

Lance Fitzgerald will join the Crown Publishing Group as vp, director of subsidiary rights on August 4. Previously he was director of subsidiary rights at Simon & Schuster.

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The Economist

On the volume of volumes

Amazon entered the marketplace last week, with many describing their Kindle Unlimited service as "the Netflix of books".

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Related Topix: Libraries, Books, Flash Boys

Mon Jul 21, 2014

FishBowl

EXCLUSIVE: Garrett Graff Joins POLITICO Magazine

A source tells us that Garrett Graff , who left Washingtonian in April where he served as editor-in-chief for five years, most recently joined POLITICO Magazine .

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Related Topix: Washington, Washington Government

Washington Times

Jeter turns small part of attention to business

Pedestrians craned their necks as Derek Jeter stood in front of a food truck parked across the street from Central Park.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Derek Jeter, Life, Food, Nutrition, New York

National Ledger

Lady Gaga's 2014 Tour Lands in Las Vegas - See Her Latest Outfit

Lady Gaga donned a bizarre outfit as she performed at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena as part of her 'artRave: We may get to know a lot more details about Lady Gaga, her former assistant is to release a tell-all book.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games

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