Archive | September, 2011

PW’s Week Ahead: 09.30.11

Amazon Kindle catches Fire, and a publishing business obsessed by gadgets huddles around eReaders 2011 in San Francisco. For our special Friday feature in CCC’s podcast series, Andrew Albanese, PW’s Features Editor, reviews the latest publishing industry news with Chris Kenneally. With the arrival of the latest Amazon device, competition finally comes to the tablet […]

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BTB #253: New Digital Accent Is Spanish

It’s been a hot summer in Spain, and we’re not talking only about the weather. Interest in digital publishing in Spanish is heating up fast. With the English speaking e-book market consolidating, the main international players in digital content distribution are now paying increasing attention to the tremendous global market opportunity in Spanish, the third […]

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La edición digital habla ahora español

El verano ha sido muy caluroso en España, y no nos referimos solo al tiempo. El interés por la edición digital en español se ha convertido en una cuestión candente. Ahora que el mercado de los libros electrónicos en inglés se está consolidando, las principales empresas internacionales en el campo de la distribución de contenidos […]

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PW’s Week Ahead: 09.23.11

Welcome, everyone, to a new and very special Friday feature of CCC’s podcast series. Beginning today, CCC’s “Beyond the Book” will speak every week with the editors and reporters of “Publishers Weekly” for an early look at the news that publishers, editors, authors, agents and librarians will be talking about when they return to work […]

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BTB #252: Just My Type

Typefaces, like superheroes, all have origin stories. From Garamond to Georgia, Palatino to Proforma, the look of letters tracks back in time to a single fascinating moment of origination. Joining CCC’s Chris Kenneally to go beyond the book – diving down to the level of individual letters – is Simon Garfield, the author of “Just […]

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Best of BTB: In the Plex

Join CCC’s Chris Kenneally on a tour of a secretive lair where some of the world’s greatest engineering and entrepreneurial minds plot the campaigns of a global empire. The place is the Googleplex, Mountain View, California; our guide is Steven Levy, author of “In the Plex,” out this spring from Simon & Schuster. A senior […]

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Best of BTB: E-magination 2011

As part of the Independent Book Publishers Association‘s Publishing University for 2011, CCC’s Chris Kenneally moderated a discussion on “What’s Now and What’s Next in E-Reading.” Taking place just ahead of BookExpo America, the session featured Mark Coker, Founder and CEO, Smashwords; Ami Greko, Senior Vendor Relations, Kobo; James Howitt, Director of Publishing Services, R.R. […]

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