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by dianna dilworth

Simon & Schuster has formed a sales and distribution partnership with Judith Regan’s new imprint Regan Arts, a new division of Phaidon. Under the terms of the agreement, Simon & Schuster will take care of the world-wide sales and distribution...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Want to make an eBook based on files in your Google Drive? A new eBook conversion tool called Liberio has hit the market that lets you do just that. The platform, which is free with a Google account, allows you to turn any text-based document into an...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Friday, July 25, 2014
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U.S. District Judge Denise Cote is not satisfied with the settlement that requires Apple to pay $450 million to  put an end to the eBook price fixing case. Reuters has the scoop: “…she found ‘most troubling’ a clause requiring Apple to pay...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Morality in Media, a anti-porn watchdog, has launched a campaign against the film adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey. The film’s trailer was released yesterday and the criticism comes in response to the release. The organization claims that the film...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Amazon’s net sales reached $19.34 billion in the second quarter of 2014, up 23 percent from  $15.70 billion which the company reported in the second quarter of 2013. The company also repaired that its operating loss was $15 million during Q2,...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Friday, July 25, 2014
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As part of his battle with Amazon, Stephen Colbert has been promoting the book California by first time novelist Edan Lepucki. His goal was to help Lepucki land on The New York Times bestsellers list – a rare occurrence for a first time novel...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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White Stripes frontman Jack White has launched a book publishing company called Third Man Books. The imprint launches with a poetry collection entitled Language Lessons, co-edited by Chet Weise and Ben Swank of Third Man Records, White’s record label....
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Scholastic’s total revenues for fiscal 2014 reached $1.82 billion, representing a 2 percent increase from $1.79 billion in 2013. The company also revealed that its fourth quarter revenues for the year were $549.3 million, up 8 percent from the $506.9...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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eBook subscription service Oyster has expanded beyond apps and is now also available on the web and mobile browsers. The news comes a week after Amazon revealed that it was getting into the eBook subscription business, steep competition for Oyster who...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Focus Features has released the trailer for the film adaptation of E.L. James’s bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey film. The stars of the erotica film Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson were on TODAY this morning to premiere the trailer. We’ve embedded...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Amazon’s dispute with Hachette is causing about 7.5 percent of book buyers to buy less from the online retail giant and 1.4 percent of book buyers are buying more, according to figures based on research from Peter Hildick-Smith of the Codex Group....
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Grove Atlantic has acquired Kevin Morris’ collection of stories White Man’s Problems, along with a novel that Morris is currently working on. The Book of Mormon co-producer self-published White Man’s Problems on Amazon earlier this year. The...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Do you read while you go to the bathroom? The Reader’s Edge has created an infographic called ” Reading Habits on the Toilet,” which explores the preferred habits of readers in the bathroom. Check it out: “Are you guilty of texting on the toilet?...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The Man Booker Longlist has been revealed for 2014. While a number of the titles will be released later this year, we’ve collected free samples of many of the books on the list. The shortlist will be revealed on September 9th and the winner announced...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Sweet Addiction by J. Daniels leads the Self-published Bestsellers List this week for the second week in a row. To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we compile weekly lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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