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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | TidBITS

Upgrade Your Print Books to Ebooks with BitLit

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22 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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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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

Eric Goldman

TCPA Claim Against Taco Bell Fails For Lack of Agency

I mentioned before that a court said Taco Bell wasn't liable for texts sent on its behalf because the plaintiff didn't adequately allege the sender was Taco Bell's agent .

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Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Burke fashions epic story in 'Wayfaring Stranger'

This book cover image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Wayfaring Stranger," by James Lee Burke.

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Related Topix: Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Texas

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Kindle subscription service from Amazon lacking in big publishers

Amazon's Kindle Unlimited users pay $9.99 per month to access as many books as they want.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Unbroken, Books

USA Today

Books: New and noteworthy

USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. A Perfect Life by Danielle Steel What it's about: The "perfect life" of TV anchor Blaise Books: New and noteworthy USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.

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Detroit Free Press

Book best-sellers: 'Act of War,' 'America'

"Act of War " by Brad Thor 2. "Invisible " by Patterson/Ellis 3. "Top Secret Twenty-One " by Janet Evanovich 4. "Power Play" by Catherine Coulter 5. "The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith 6. "Mr. Mercedes " by Stephen King 7. "The City " by Dean Koontz 8. "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt 9. "Written in My Own Heart's Blood " by Diana Gabaldon 10.

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New York Daily News

Much ado about nothing

Hillary Clinton's memoir of her time as Secretary of State hit the top of the New York Times best-seller list, only to be knocked into second place by a book casting her in a "blood feud" between the Clintons and the Obamas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media, New Times, New York, Barack Obama, Opinion

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